Atlantis, The Palm, the leading entertainment resort destination in the Middle East, has announced special rates and activities to cater for Bahraini visitors during the mid-term holidays from 3 to 18 February, including a special rate starting from BD 138 and exclusive women-only sessions at Dolphin Bay and Splashers play area at Aquaventure, in addition to other activities in key attractions at the resort.
Bahraini visitors make up 6.6% of total GCC visitors to Dubai. In the first three quarters of 2010 around 54,669 Bahraini visitors visited Dubai, according to the Dubai Tourism and Commerce Marketing.
“Atlantis, The Palm respects the culture of Arab visitors, and this has led us to create bespoke programmes that will enable Arab families to enjoy a memorable experience at Atlantis, The Palm,” said Serge Zaalof Chief Operating Officer, Atlantis, The Palm.
Each of the 1,539 guestrooms and suites in the Royal Towers provide private balconies and views over The Palm or Arabian Gulf. Guests may choose from a variety of accommodation including the indulgent Imperial Club, a ‘resort within a resort’ with over 150 rooms and suites, exclusive services and private club lounge, Bridge Suite, spanning the Royal Towers, a private lift takes guests 22 storeys above Atlantis for heart-stopping views of The Palm, Dubai and The Arabian Gulf and Lost Chambers Suites, each three stories high with mesmerising views directly into the Ambassador Lagoon from the master bedroom, these two suites located within The Lost Chambers create an illusion of being beneath the sea whilst looking directly into the heart of Atlantis including a 50% off the interconnecting rooms of children below 12 years old when parents booking any suite.
For the first time, Dolphin Bay will feature a Ladies-only Interaction, with all-female staff, including Marine Mammal Specialists, photographers and support team. This exclusive experience will be available daily at 4.10pm, with a maximum of 20 guests per session. In addition, a special Private Lagoon experience will be available at a special rate of BD 1,540, a savings of BD 1,027.
Resort guests of Atlantis, The Palm will enjoy unlimited complimentary access to Aquaventure and The Lost Chambers. Especially for GCC visitors, Splashers, a water playground featuring elaborate water games, slides and structures, providing a world of thrills and lots of water spills for children less than 1.1 metres – and their parents at Aquaventure, will be reserved for female guests and male children under 8 years old from 19:30 to 21:30 from 3-18 February. Aquaventure is the region’s largest water park and a water playground of over 18 million litres of water, consisting of extraordinary rides with cascades, tidal waves and rapids, and the Mesopotamian-styled Ziggurat temple reaching over 30 metres into the sky and featuring seven heart-pumping water slides – two of which catapult riders through shark-filled lagoons. The Lost Chambers offers a wonderland underwater experience with over 20 marine habitats and 65,000 fish and marine life. Hotel guests can keep exploring and discovering the Lost City of Atlantis with unlimited complimentary access to The Lost Chambers.
GCC visitors to Dubai have been on the rise, as they get to enjoy major attractions without travelling abroad. Last year, Dubai hotels witnessed a 20% increase in the number of GCC visitors during the first six months of 2010, compared to the same period in 2009, according to DTCM.
To avoid disappointment, reserve your room early at Reservations@atlantisthepalm.com, by calling +971 4 426 1000, book online at www.atlantisthepalm.com or by calling your local travel partner to enjoy this Mid-Term Holiday at Atlantis.