One&Only Royal Mirage Dubai
One&Only Royal Mirage
United Arab Emirates
Date of Creation
01 August 1999
Hotel General Manager
Mr. Olivier Louis. Managing Director.
Oliver Louis has been associated with Kerzner International since 1995, starting in Mauritius and then in 1998, he moved to Dubai to prepare and guide the opening of The Palace at One&Only Royal Mirage. He also played a leading role in the development, design and strategy of One&Only The Palm, which opened in 2010.
Olivier Louis career spans 40 years of impressive hospitality management positions.
ONE&ONLY ROYAL MIRAGE
History & Story
One&Only Royal Mirage pays tribute to Arabian architecture and hospitality on a truly regal scale. Considered Dubai’s most stylish and romantic beach resort. The resort is composed of 3 distinctive environments –The Palace, Arabian Court and Residence & Spa.
The Palace conjures the magic of Arabia, a domain where guests may wander amidst the abundant gardens or stroll amongst the meandering water features. With 221 guest rooms and suites, on a private beach that offers rich leisure facilities, such as the impressive temperature-controlled swimming pools, water sports centre, tennis courts, paddle courts, golf putting green, ‘KidsOnly’ children’s facilities.
Arabian Court is crafted in the spirit of the orient with dramatic architecture creating symmetry, amidst a landscape of fountains, walkways and lush gardens. With 160 charismatic guest rooms and 10 elaborately styled suites, all of which face the sea, with private balcony or garden patio. The three restaurants and their lounges thrive on individuality, including a journey from the grand kitchens of the past, to a modern voyage through the eclectics and vibrancy of the Near East and beyond.
Residence & Spa, a member of “The Leading Hotels of the World”, is an intimate sanctuary for those who wish to languish in the comfort of prosperity. The 28 prestige rooms, 20 suites and a two-bedroom villa are all spacious and created with the finest detailing. All sea-facing and with private balcony or garden patio. The discreet reception, private restaurant and lounge, secluded gardens, pool and private beach offer an exclusive harbor, in which pampering is the predominant indulgence. The Health & Beauty Institute, with Oriental Hammam, One&Only Spa, Hair Salon by Alexandre Zouari and Pedi:Mani:Cure Studio by Bastien Gonzalez offer a service that is dedicated to nurturing beauty and the pursuit of well-being.
• 2019: The Rotisserie, Samovar Lounge, New Paddle Courts and New Kids Water Slide at Arabian Court Swimming Pool
• 2018: The Palace Rooms and Suites uplift
• 2016: Olives restaurants and Esplanade Pool Bar uplift
• 2014: Arabian Court uplift
Main Strengths, Special Touch
• 65 acres oasis of lavishly landscaped gardens
• 1 kilometre private beach
• 8 themed restaurants
• 1 private beach club
Located in the heart of new Dubai along Jumeirah Beach, amidst 65 acres oasis of lavishly landscaped gardens with a kilometre of private beachfront overlooking the amazing landscape of The Palm Island Bay, just minutes away from Dubai Marina.
Key sites/activities in the area
• Beach Mall/ The Walk
• Dubai Marina
• Dubai International Marine Club
• Dubai Marina Mall
• Mall of the Emirates
• Ibn Battuta Mall
• The Palm Jumeirah
• Skydive Dubai
• Ski Dubai at Mall of the Emirates
• Emirates Golf Club
• KidsOnly: Offers imaginative fun, fully supervised activities for kids (4 to 11 years)
• Access to Aquaventure waterpark at the nearby Atlantis, The Palm
• Sporting lessons
• The Palace
All rooms and suites reflect contemporary elegance with an Arabesque sense of place, offering the latest in modern technology, including 40” full HD LCD television, DVD player, high-speed internet access, and double bathroom vanity.
121 Superior Deluxe Rooms (45m²/484ft²)
55 Superior Gold Club Rooms (45m²/484ft²)
32 Superior Executive Suites (100m²/1,076ft²)
11 Superior Gold Club Suites (100m²/1,076ft²)
2 Royal Suites (325m²/3,498ft²)
• Arabian Court
With dramatic architecture, amidst a landscape of fountains, walkways and lush gardens.
160 Deluxe Rooms (50m²/538ft²)
8 Executive Suites (125m²/1345ft²)
2 Prince Suites (145m²/1561ft²)
• Residence & Spa
An intimate sanctuary with private dining room and library for guests, a private pool with great beach access.
28 Prestige Rooms (58m²/624ft²)
16 Junior Suites (85m²/915ft²)
4 Executive Suites (118m²/1,270ft²)
1 Garden Villa (300m²/3,229 ft²)
Restaurants & Bars
• Celebrities by Mauro Colagreco
Fine dining restaurant where chefs delight two daily surprise menus, a reflection of Chef Mauro’s culinary interpretation with sommelier pairing selections.
All-day dining restaurant featuring Mediterranean flavours and wines.
Traditional Moroccan style, famous for its homemade Tagine and Couscous.
• The Beach Bar and Grill by Mauro Colagreco
By the beachfront with indoor and terrace seating, serving fresh seafood and grilled selections.
• The Rotisserie
With show kitchen, offering Middle Eastern and Northern European favourites.
A menu showcasing refined Indo-European flavours.
Beachfront dining with an Asian twist.
• The Dining Room
Exclusive to guests of Residence & Spa with natural light and uniquely residential ambience serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.
• The Jetty Lounge
Beach side lounge with chill-out music, light fare and cool drinks.
• The Rooftop Terrace & Sport Lounge
A magical and musical Majilis serving cocktails and oriental mezzehs.
• The Samovar Lounge
Savouring ancient Middle Eastern customs, enjoy the opulence of high tea with an oriental flair.
• Lobby Lounge
An intimate lounge offering world selection of teas and coffees, light snacks and afternoon tea.
• The Courtyards
Authentic “Majilis” style seating serving oriental mezzehs and a selection of aromatic Shishas.
• DRIFT Beach Dubai
A chic private beach club with an infinity pool, restaurant and pool bar, befitting to welcome the most discerning guests.
• Health & Beauty Institute
Located at the Residence & Spa is the Spa, a traditional Oriental Hammam offering authentic treatments, massage, steam baths and Jacuzzis, Hair Salon by Alexandre Zouari, Fitness Centre fitted with the latest TechnogymTM equipment, including Kinesis and PowerPlate.
• Fitness Studio
Located at The Palace, with an exercise room, ayurvedic inspired treatments and a dedicated Pedi:Mani:Cure Studio by Bastien Gonzalez.
Corporate & Celebration Events
• The Palace
Royal Ballroom : 528m²/5,683ft², 300 guests
Al Montazah : 110m²/1,184ft², 60 guests
• Arabian Court
Amphitheatre: 600m²/6,458ft², 300 guests
Al Koufa Fort: 200m²/2,153ft², 100 guests
Oval Garden: 600m²/6,458ft², 300 guests
Peregrine Ballroom: 285m²/3068ft², 200 guests
Lanner: 100m²/1076ft², 70 guests
Extra Notable Features
• Water and land sports
Sailing, kayaks, Hobie Cats, windsurfing, water-skiing, floodlit tennis courts, putting green, petanque, volleyball, paddle courts and basketball.
• Golf and excursions
Just five minutes away from eight world class PGA 18 hole golf courses, Emirates Golf Club and The Montgomerie, complemented by horse riding, scuba diving, desert safaris and a host of sightseeing tours.
Hotel and restaurant Awards
• Travel+Leisure (USA): World’s Best Awards – ranked #4 in ‘The Top 5 Resort Hotels in North Africa and the Middle East’
• Forbes Travel Guide 2019: Best Hotel Rooms in The World
• World Travel Awards – ‘United Arab Emirates’ Leading Resort 2019’
• Condé Nast Traveller Middle East The Gold List 2019 – Included in ‘Gold List: The World’s Best Hotels’
• TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Award 2019 – Multiple awards including
o The Palace ranked #2 in ‘Top 25 Hotels in the UAE’
o Residence & Spa ranked #8 in ‘Top 25 Hotels in the UAE’
o Residence & Spa ranked #4 in ‘Top 25 Luxury Hotels in the UAE’
o The Palace ranked #7 in ‘Top 25 Luxury Hotels in the UAE’
o The Palace ranked #4 in ‘Top 25 Hotels for Service in the UAE’
o The Palace ranked #2 in ‘Top 25 Hotels in the Middle East’
o Residence & Spa ranked #5 in ‘Top 25 Luxury Hotels in the Middle East’
o The Palace ranked #6 in ‘Top 25 Hotels for Service in the Middle East’
o The Palace ranked #6 in ‘Top 25 Hotels for Romance in the Middle East’
• Condé Nast Traveler (US) Readers’ Choice Awards – ranked #5 in ‘Top Hotels in the Middle East’
• Fact Spa & Wellness Awards (Dubai) – One&Only Spa recognized as ‘Favourite Hammam’
• Air France Madame Gold List 2018 (France) – included amongst the ‘Gold List’
• World Travel Awards (Middle East) – recognized as ‘United Arab Emirates’ Leading Resort 2017’
• Condé Nast Traveler (US) Readers’ Choice Awards –ranked #1 amongst the ‘Top Resorts in The Middle East’
• Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards – #3 Best Resort Hotels in Africa and Middle East
• The Telegraph (UK) – ranked amongst ‘Ultratravel Best Hotels in the Middle East’
Condé Nast Traveler (US) Readers’ Choice Awards – ranked #1, Top Resorts in The Middle East
Condé Nast Traveler (US) Readers’ Choice Awards – ranked #24, Top 50 Best Resorts in the World
Brides Best Honeymoon Awards: recognized as the ‘Top Resort in Africa & the Middle East’
Condé Nast Traveller China Readers’ Choice Awards: ‘Best Hotel in United Arab Emirates’
TripAdvisor 2016: Certificate of Excellence winner for Residence & Spa
TripAdvisor 2016: Certificate of Excellence winner for The Palace
TripAdvisor 2016: Certificate of Excellence winner for Eauzone
TripAdvisor 2016: Certificate of Excellence winner for Nina
TripAdvisor 2016: Certificate of Excellence winner for The Beach Bar
TripAdvisor 2016: Certificate of Excellence winner for Celebrities
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