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Dubai Has Now A Private Island Resort Inspired In The Maldives
Known for its lavish wealth, luxury shopping, vibrant nightlife, and state-of-the-art architecture, Dubai is now working to become a world-class beach resort destination. Named Anantara World Islands Dubai Resort, this private island resort is one of the latest and most ambitious projects in Dubai. As CNN reported, it replicates the Maldives, a world-famous paradise destination that attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. The resort is owned by Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas.
The resort is located in the World Islands, an artificial archipelago of 300 islands dredged from Dubai’s shallow coastal waters, and just 15 minutes away from the city’s shoreline.
Anantara World Islands opened its luxe private island resort on the World Islands at the end of last year. For many visitors, an overnight stay in one of the luxury pool villas can be very pricey. However, the company started to offer the possibility of booking a daycation to enjoy all of the five-star facilities at Anantara World Islands Dubai.
With a Maldives-style holidaying resort, Anantara World Islands has currently 70 villas. From four-bedroom properties to one-bed beachfront villas with private pools, the retreat can please families or romantic couples. When guests step off the shuttle boat, they are greeted by bongo-playing staff with wide smiles and handed cool fresh coconuts. In fact, the resort makes the visitor feel that they are relaxing on a tropical sandy beach where wild birds can be seen, and staff drive tuk-tuks.
The daycation at Anantara World Islands Dubai Resort is currently priced at $ 204 for adults and $102 for children. The tickets grant visitors boat transfers, and access to both the skyline-facing beach and huge palm-tree shaded swimming pool. All adult passes come with a $150 credit to spend either on food and beverages or at the spa, while child passes include unlimited food and drink from the kids’ menu.
The credit also enables visitors to enjoy oceanside dining at nautically-inspired Helios in the private island resort, which serves up a Mediterranean menu of highlights like freshly shucked oysters, a creamy crab and lobster toast, and pizzas flaked with truffle.
Those looking for a pampering treatment can put their credit towards a trip to the spa, where you can book a signature Lomi Lomi massage either in a treatment room or at the beach under the shade of a spa cabana.
To enter the island, guests are required to have a registered passport. The requirement is to make sure that visitors will have privacy and security.
Anantara World Islands Dubai Resort is Anantara’s second resort in the city after its inaugural property on Palm Jumeirah, the man-made island project by developers Nakheel, and is every bit as luxurious as befits the glitzy city, now home to some of the world’s most impressive hotels.
For more information about this private island resort in Dubai, visit the Anantara World Islands Dubai Resort’s website.