Investment Corporation of Dubai and Kerzner International to build The Royal Atlantis Resort and Residences
October 13, 2014: Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD) and Kerzner International Holdings Limited, have unveiled plans to launch The Royal Atlantis Resort and Residences. Located on the crescent of The Palm and next to the iconic Atlantis resort, the structure will offer a sophisticated lifestyle experience, edgier than any resort in the region, with infinite ocean views, accented with lush green spaces, encapsulated in dramatic architecture.
“This next phase of Atlantis, including the luxury residences of The Royal Atlantis, will continue to drive the growth of Dubai forward,” commented H.E. Mohammed Ibrahim Al Shaibani, Executive Director and CEO of Investment Corporation of Dubai (“ICD”) and Chairman of Kerzner International.
An approximate total of $1.4 billion will be invested in the resort expansion and amenities. Nearly 800 new guest rooms and lavish suites will be created with spectacular architecture from Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF) and interior design by GA Design. 250 luxury residences will be designed by Sybille de Margerie Design, providing exclusive doorstep access to exciting restaurants and entertainment, as well as unsurpassed resort experiences with definitive signature service. The Royal Atlantis Resort will stand 46 storeys tall and feature spectacular ocean and Palm views, allowing guests to feel that they are literally floating between the sky and sea. The chic new Sky Pool will soar almost 90 metres above The Palm, offering the ultimate Ultra-Pool experience with Dubai city views.
Known for innovative food and beverage concepts, Kerzner International will unveil new world-class restaurants with award-winning celebrity chefs, as well as incredible new entertainment experiences. Luxury retail boutiques will be curated to offer a wide and interesting selection for shopping pleasure. The destination will also house an indulgent Spa, introducing traditional and holistic practices fused with modern spa therapies, as well as a cutting-edge fitness centre. Younger guests will experience their own adventures, from discovering exotic marine life, to culinary lessons, to the latest in gaming. In addition, event space will be available for both large and small gatherings, whether for business or for pleasure.