One & Only The Palm Dubai

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The One & Only The Palm Dubai, or “Dubai’s most intimate beach resort” is home to 3 restaurants by Michelin-starred French chef Yannick Alléno, the UAE’s only Guerlain Spa, luxurious rooms which have large egg-shaped tubs and Acqua di Parma products, a magnificent family-friendly heated outdoor pool supervised by a lifeguard, a spectacular secluded beach with beautiful views of the amazing New Dubai skyline and so much more (staff even walk around the pool with cucumber slices for eyes, fresh fruit and homemade iced tea – seriously).

The Palm Islands are composed of two man-made, palm tree-shaped archipelagos, Palm Jumeirah and Palm Jebel Ali (the latter is still under construction).

All ages are welcome. Children aged 11 and under stay free in extra beds or cots in their parents’ rooms.


As stated above, The One & Only The Palm Dubai is home to 3 restaurants. Zest, 101 Dining Lounge and Bar and Stay, By Yannick Alleno.


Zest is home to a range of culinary influences from the Middle East, Asia and the West.  Enjoy lavish breakfast, lunch and dinner presentations in a delightfully elegant ambience. Generous seating both inside and on the shaded garden terrace make it an ideal choice for dining with friends and family.

Breakfast: 7.00am to 11.00am
Lunch: 12.00pm to 6.00pm
Dinner: 6.00pm to 11.00pm (last order 10.45pm)
Brunch: Friday & Saturday (12.00pm to 4.30pm)

The kid’s menu offers healthy options such as steamed salmon and vegetables but if you want to splurge there’s also hot dogs and home-made ice cream on offer.

101 Dining Lounge 

With views over the New Dubai skyline, this over-water lounge, yes, OVER-WATER, serves Mediterranian-style dishes and tapas.

Stay by Yannick Alleno

Enjoy a fine dining experience with Chef Yannick Alleno’s passion for playful French cuisine.

ACTIVITIES and Facilities

There’s no crèche but all little guests between the ages of 4 and 11 are welcome in the free KidsOnly kids club.

Babysitting is available with 48 hours notice.

The hotel also has its own prams and pushchairs to borrow. The One & Only The Palm Dubai, also hosts, spas, fitness centres and beauty and grooming facilities for use.

Waterskiing, swimming lessons and tennis can all be organised, and the expansive gardens are perfect for running off energy. Make sure you book in a desert safari excursion where you’ll get to surf sand dunes. You could also try horse riding in the desert or go for a game of golf.

In the mood to shop? You’re in the right city. You can shop the world’s most luxurious malls and also discover the charm of old-world souks.


The resort offers personal transfer arrangements for guests arriving at both Dubai International Airport (a 45 minute drive), as well as Abu Dhabi International Airport (a 70 minute drive). Luxury car transfers typically accommodate up to three adults, or two adults and two children under the age of 12. For groups of five or more, larger vehicles can be arranged.

Location Info

+971 4 426 1099

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