The Best Luxury Hotels in Palm Jumeirah, Dubai

The 10 Best Luxury Hotels in Palm Jumeirah, Dubai

A trip to Dubai seems to be on everyone’s bucket list these days. And if you’re wondering where to stay for the ultimate Dubai vacation, you really can’t go wrong with a luxury resort on the iconic Palm Jumeirah.

Radiating off the coast of Dubai, the palm tree-shaped Palm Jumeirah consists of a 3-mile “trunk” and a series of “palm fronds” that jut out into the Arabian Gulf. This is where you’ll find some of the swankiest hotels and villas in Dubai.

Book a stay at one of the very best Palm Jumeirah hotels, and chances are you’ll never want to leave. From celebrity chef-helmed restaurants and posh beach clubs to world-class spas and endless entertainment, these places have it all. 

But with so many places to stay in Palm Jumeirah, you might have a hard time choosing the perfect one. So we’ve created a list of the 10 best luxury hotels in Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, to help you plan your dream Dubai vacation!

The 10 Best Luxury Hotels in Palm Jumeirah, Dubai

1. Atlantis The Royal

Best Luxury Hotels in Palm Jumeirah, Dubai: Atlantis The Royal
Photos: Atlantis The Royal

If you’re searching for the very best hotels in Palm Jumeirah, there’s no better place to splurge than Atlantis The Royal. One of the most iconic Dubai landmarks, Atlantis The Royal’s 2023 debut was such a big deal Beyoncé was reportedly paid $24 million to perform at its “Grand Reveal.”

Sure, the price tag for staying at one of the “World’s 50 Best Hotels” is high. But book a stay here, and you can spend your vacation tanning on the hotel’s private beach, dining at the 17 world-class restaurants, getting pampered at the massive AWAKEN Spa, taking in the views from the epic Cloud 22 infinity pool, chilling at Nobu by the Beach, and so much more!

And then there are the rooms, where custom-designed amenities by Graff and Frette, hand-stitched mattresses by Hypnos, walk-in wardrobes and dressing rooms, and standalone bathtubs all come as standard. And if you want to go big, book one of the lavish Signature Penthouses.


2. Atlantis, The Palm

Best Luxury Hotels in Palm Jumeirah, Dubai: Atlantis, The Palm
Photos: Atlantis, The Palm

Another one of the most iconic Palm Jumeirah resorts, Atlantis, The Palm is a great choice for families because it’s home to the Aquaventure Waterpark, which just so happens to be the world’s largest, and The Lost Chambers Aquarium. 

Swim with dolphins in Dolphin Bay, meet sea lions at Sea Lion Point, mix and mingle at the WHITE Beach club, have a boozy party brunch at En Fuego, get exfoliated with the Desert Sand & Date Sugar Infusion at AWAKEN Spa – the list goes on.

Guest rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows with epic Palm Island or Arabian Gulf views, bathrooms with standalone tubs, and perks like 24-hour room service. For something extra special, book the Underwater Suite so you can marvel at the 65,000 marine animals in the aquarium from your bed and bathtub!


3. The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm

Best Luxury Hotels in Palm Jumeirah, Dubai: The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm
Photos: The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm

Another one of the most popular Palm Jumeirah hotels is The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm. Even if you’re not staying here, you’ll want to reserve a coveted spot to take in the Palm Island views from AURA, the world’s highest 360-degree infinity pool, and the observation deck on the 52nd floor.

From world-class restaurants and a world-class spa to access to the KYMA Beach Club, you’ll have amenities galore here. Plus, even the most standard of rooms boasts plush pillowtop beds with Frette linens, 55-inch smart TVs with Chromecast, and a spa-like bathroom with a separate soaking tub and shower. And with floor-to-ceiling windows, expect epic Palm Jumeirah views!

You can also enjoy perks like complimentary Wi-Fi, evening turndown service, and butler service.


4. Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, The Palm, Dubai

Best 5 Star Hotels in Palm Jumeirah, Dubai: Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, The Palm, Dubai
Photos: Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, The Palm, Dubai

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, The Palm is one of the most highly-rated Palm Jumeirah resorts, so expect top-notch customer service and much-appreciated attention to detail.

With its beachfront location and a whole host of amenities, you’ll never want to leave this incredible resort. You can spend your days splashing around in the beachfront pool, lounging on the private white sand beach, getting rejuvenated in the luxury spa, and wining and dining in the resort’s seven bars and restaurants.

When you need a break, retire to your room, which will be outfitted with a comfy Posturepedic mattress, a 50-inch smart TV, a coffee maker, a minibar, a private balcony, and a luxe bathroom with Molton Brown bath products and a separate tub and shower.


5. One&Only The Palm Dubai

Best Hotels in Palm Jumeirah, Dubai: One&Only The Palm Dubai
Photos: One&Only The Palm Dubai

One&Only The Palm Dubai is another very highly-rated resort in Palm Jumeirah. Touting itself as “Palm Island’s most exclusive resort,” this is the perfect option for a honeymoon or a romantic getaway. 

At this boutique resort, you’ll find a temperature-controlled pool lined with plush daybeds and towering palm trees. But if you’d rather lounge beachside, the private beach is dotted with private cabanas where you can take in unreal Arabian Gulf views. And if that’s not enough, the resort also features the only Guerlain Spa in the UAE and a range of dining options curated by world-class chef Yannick Alléno.

And when it comes to the guest rooms, it’s well worth going all out on one of the lavish Arabian-influenced suites. To give you an idea, the Palm Beach Junior Suite with Pool features all sorts of VIP features, like a private pool overlooking the ocean and a huge marble bathroom with an oversized soaking tub. 


6. Raffles The Palm Dubai

Best Hotels in Palm Jumeirah, Dubai: Raffles The Palm Dubai
Photos: Raffles The Palm Dubai

If you’re familiar with the Raffles brand, it should come as no surprise that Raffles The Palm Dubai is one of the best hotels in Palm Jumeirah. Book a stay at this luxurious beachfront resort, and you’ll be spoiled with the 500-meter private beach, award-winning Cinq Mondes Spa, six different dining options, Raffles’ famous 24-hour Butler Service, and so much more.

The guest rooms here are ultra-spacious compared to other Palm Jumeirah hotels. Choose from the rooms, suites, and villas, and you’ll undoubtedly fall in love with the magazine-worthy decor, the bespoke Italian Francesco Molon vintage furniture, and the balcony or terrace with Arabian Gulf or Palm Island views.


7. Five Palm Jumeirah Dubai

Best 5 Star Hotels in Palm Jumeirah, Dubai: Five Palm Jumeirah Dubai
Photos: Five Palm Jumeirah Dubai

When it comes to 5-star hotels in Palm Jumeirah, it’s tough to beat Five Palm Jumeirah Dubai. Another one of the most highly-rated resorts in Palm Jumeirah, expect to be treated like royalty during your stay.

This place has a reputation for being the “hottest hotel on Palm Jumeirah,” so this is a great option if you’re looking for a party-centric Dubai vacation. From an adults-only rooftop day and evening lounge to an exclusive nightclub featuring international DJs, you’ll have five nightlife venues to choose from here. If you’re more of a gourmand than a partier, you’ll absolutely love eating your way through the resort’s multiple world-class restaurants. 

Whether you choose a standard Superior Room or the lavish One-Bedroom Residence, you can expect the finest marble, floor-to-ceiling windows, bathrooms with separate showers and soaking tubs, and free internet and Rituals bath amenities.


8. Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah

Best Luxury Hotels in Palm Jumeirah, Dubai: Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah
Photos: Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah

Another one of the top 5-star hotels in Palm Jumeirah, Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah offers “palatial luxury on the Palm.” This is a great option if you’re traveling as a group because you can choose from 244 spacious suites, penthouses, and villas, including the Superior Four-Bedroom Penthouse, which accommodates 10 guests. 

Explore the resort, and you’ll find a private beach lined with loungers, a palm tree-studded pool area, a luxury spa, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and four bars and restaurants.


9. W Dubai – The Palm

Best 5 Star Hotels in Palm Jumeirah, Dubai: W Dubai - The Palm
Photos: W Dubai – The Palm

If you want to stay in one of the coolest resorts in Palm Jumeirah, W Dubai – The Palm might just be the perfect pick. Even the standard rooms are the essence of cool and feature boldly colored decor, glass-tiled and graffiti-inspired walls, and luxury bathrooms with freestanding soaking tubs.

That being said, it’s well worth going all out on one of the glitzy and glamorous suites, which feature amenities like catwalk dining tables and huge furnished terraces. 

At the W Dubai, you can spend your days sipping cocktails and grooving to live DJs in a cabana at the Wet Deck and taking in the views from the swanky SoBe Rooftop Lounge. After that, dine at the Michelin-starred Italian restaurant Torno Subito, or treat yourself to dinner at the Michelin-recommended restaurant Akira Back.


10. Marriott Resort Palm Jumeirah, Dubai

Best Hotels in Palm Jumeirah, Dubai: Marriott Resort Palm Jumeirah, Dubai
Photos: Marriott Resort Palm Jumeirah, Dubai

Situated just steps from the Palm West Beach promenade, the Marriott Resort Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, has everything you need for a memorable vacation. You can soak up the sun on the private beach, splash around in the beachfront pool, get massages at Saray Spa, work up a sweat in the fitness center, and take your little ones to the Kids Club. And once you work up an appetite, you’ll have a whopping 10 different restaurants to choose from!

The newly reimagined guest rooms boast floor-to-ceiling windows, one or more private balconies with Arabian Gulf views, plush beds with pillow menus, and bathrooms with separate tubs and showers. 

It’s well worth booking one of the Executive Level rooms or suites, which will get you more space and access to the M Club Lounge. At the lounge, you’ll get tons of perks, including complimentary breakfast, all-day drinks and snacks, afternoon tea, and much more.

That completes our list of the 10 best hotels in Palm Jumeirah, Dubai! Did we miss any amazing luxury resorts in Palm Jumeirah? Comment below so we can add them to the list! 


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  • Justine Lopez

    Justine is a writer and editor who always seems to take the unconventional route in life. She also suffers from a serious case of wanderlust!

    In 2013, she left her hometown in California and set off on a yearlong round-the-world journey with her now-husband – they never looked back. Since then, she’s lived the expat life in Indonesia, Cambodia, China, Vietnam, Mexico, and now Dubai. Along the way, she's written and edited for magazines, newspapers, and websites in Asia and beyond.

    When she's not stoking her wanderlust by working on travel articles for Wandering Wheatleys, Justine is busy caring for her many foster cats in Dubai, seeking out all the delicious vegetarian food, and taking every chance she gets to explore a new corner of the world!

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