Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa


Dubai The Palm Location – Private Beach and Watersports

Located on the East Crescent of the Palm Jumeirah, Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa is a French-Polynesian inspired resort that invites guests to ‘Live the French Way.’ Accommodation ranges from Classic Rooms to apartments to Beach Villas. Play tennis, enjoy water sports off the private beach or relax in the spa. The hotel has six restaurants featuring food from around the world and there are five bars where you can enjoy live sport, be inspired by the art of cocktail making or where you can enjoy ice cream, sorbets and smoothies.

In Our Opinion

‘This is a great hotel, popular with Destinology travellers. The beach holiday atmosphere blends perfectly with luxury service and fabulous fine dining.’

Manava Restaurant

Manava translates to ‘Welcome’ in Tahitian. International buffet including themed dinners. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Studio du Chef Restaurant & Bar
This French gourmet bistro style restaurant and bar features an alluring terrace perfect for pre-dinner drinks
Moana Seafood Restaurant

Enjoy oysters, lobster, scallops, crab and more. Indoor and outdoor seating areas. Fridays Ocean Brunch and Saturdays Sushilicious Brunch with free flow drinks. Open lunch and dinner.

Porterhouse Steaks and Grills

Popular steakhouse serving prime cuts of meat from around the world - gluten free, Halal, children’s and vegetarian menus. Open for dinner.

Hong Loong

Traditional Chinese with live cooking stations. Signature Peking duck and thin mandarin pancakes. Dim Sum Nights on Wednesday and Thursday. Open for dinner.


Overlooking the water’s edge, this restaurant serves light bites, pizzas and power bowls during the day. Happy Hour 16.30 – 18.30. Open from 11.00 – 19.00

Porterhouse Bar
The charm of the islands complete with colourful cocktails plus a separate cigar lounge
Laguna Lounge

There is a cool party vibe at the Laguna Lounge. Comfy couches and DJ beats overlooking the sea and skyline. Gourmet treats include pastas, risotto, sushi and lobster. Signature cocktails and shisha are a feature. Open 12.30 – 03.00

The World Eatery

When everyone is looking for something different The World Eatery is bound to have some favourites – Italian pizzas, Arabic mezzes, South American quesadillas. Family friendly and relaxing. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Replay Sports Bar

Live sporting action on seven flat screens. Cocktails, beers, and other favourites can be accompanied by burgers and snacks. Happy Hour discounts available Sunday to Thursday. Open 16.00 – 01.30


The lobby venue of Oliver’s serves coffees, teas and freshly made pastries and crepes.

Porterhouse Bar

Next to Porterhouse Steaks & Grills this bar is laid back and relaxed. Vintage cocktails and shisha are recommended as you sink into leather armchairs or chill on the open terrace overlooking the pool. Open 16.00 – 01.30

Maui Beach Bar

Located next to the pool and beach this is the perfect location for refreshment. Tropical cocktails, fresh fruit juices and other ice concoctions for a hot day. Open 11.00 – 19.00 with Happy Hour 16.30 – 18.30


In the heart of the resort, next to the Amura Kids’ Club (where else), Gelati is an Ice Cream Bar that tempts with ice-cream, sorbets, smoothies and lollies.

Club MillésimeTM

The Executive Lounge is located on the fourth floor and reserved for upper level suite guests. Gourmet delicacies throughout the day, breakfast, high tea and pre-dinner canapes and Apéro Chic.


  • Private beach
  • Six outdoor pools
  • Feature water slides & waterfalls
  • Kids’ water fun area
  • Pool & beach cabananas*
  • Land sports at Sofitel Fitness Sports Ground*
  • Eco Golf*


  • Windsurfing
  • Hobie cat
  • Waterskiing
  • Wakeboarding
  • Kayak
  • Pedalo
  • Paddleboats

Waiora Aqua Bounce* (located off the end of the beach)

  • Inflatable obstacle course
  • Slides
  • Towers & bridges
  • Monkey bars
  • Trampoline

Booking with Concierge or personal butler required


  • 2,500sqm
  • Six pools – including therapeutic and experience pools
  • Outdoor cabanas
  • Separate male/female zones
  • Sauna
  • Hammam
  • Steam room

Sofitel Fitness*

  • Personal training
  • Fitness classes
  • X-Fitness Zone
  • Aqua-physical
  • Tennis/badminton/handball/football
  • Tennis & swimming lessons

*additional costs apply


  • Complimentary shuttle bus to Aquaventure & Mall of Emirates
  • Limousine services

Sofitel the Palm welcomes families and offers the following facilities and services to ensure they have an enjoyable stay:


  • Units can accommodate between 1 and 2 children


  • Porterhouse Grill offers a kids’ menu
  • Maui, Mavana & The World Eatery offer either buffet choices and/or family favourites

Amura Kids Club

Ages allowed: 4 to 12 years

Opening times: daily from 09:00 to 20:00

Cost: complimentary

Activities include:

  • Swimming pool
  • Crafts
  • Karaoke
  • Cinema
  • Face painting
  • Water sports
  • Badminton
  • Beach archery
  • Practice your swing with Ecogolf balls that dissolve in the sea
  • Sofitel Spa with L'Occitane treatments
  • Six restaurants including beachside Maui



Located on the East Crescent of the Palm Jumeirah overlooking the city, Sofitel Dubai The Palm is 27 miles, approximately 40 minutes from Dubai International Airport.

  • Aquaventure Waterpark – 1.5 miles 3 mins by car, 30 minute walk
  • JBR Beach & The Walk – 8 miles 24 mins by car
  • Mall of Emirates – 10 miles 26 mins by car
  • Burj Khalifa – 17 miles 30 minutes by car
  • Dubai Parks & Resorts – 26 miles 40 mins by car