Atlantis, The Palm begins $100m 3-year refurbishment

UAE Atlantis, The Palm

Atlantis, The Palm, the five-star destination resort located in Dubai, will undergo a $100 million three-year refurbishment programme.

Covering the resort’s 1,539 rooms and suites, 50 rooms and suites will be refurbished every six weeks. The project is due for completion in 2019.

Atlantis, The Palm witnessed occupancy levels that reached about 93 percent during the first five months of 2017.

Serge Zaalof, chief operating officer, Atlantis Resorts & Residences, said: “We had very strong five months that significantly exceeded our expectations.”

“April was our strongest month to date since the opening. Such a positive start to 2017 is encouraging and with our continued efforts to enhance the guest experience we are confident that the rest of the year will be successful. Our aim is to constantly innovate with the new room offering as well as the re-design of restaurants and bars we will wow our guests and exceed expectations,” he added.

Atlantis is also set to launch its second property in Dubai, the $1.4 billion Royal Atlantis Resort & Residences, towards the end of 2019. Located on the crescent of The Palm, the property features 231 Residences and 795 guestrooms and suites on over 10 hectares of land. Sales of The Residences launched in January 2017, with prices starting at approximately Dh7,650,000 ($2 million).