Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort
On the eastern crescent of Dubai's man-made Palm Jumeirah harbour islands, this sophisticated, Thai-themed hotel with villas set around lagoon-style swimming pools is 5 km from the Aquaventure Waterpark and 18 km from Emirates Golf Club.
Chic rooms feature private terraces or balconies, floor-to-ceiling windows, smart TVs and free Wi-Fi. Upgraded rooms add direct pool access; over-water villas add Gulf views, glass floors, extra bedrooms and/or private infinity pools. Room service is offered.
Amenities include free breakfast, 4 restaurants and a private beach, plus a spa, a Turkish bath and 2 gyms. Thai cooking classes and water sports are available.