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The Atlantis Resort Complex Opens on Dubai’s Man-made Palm Island with Largest Aquarium in the Middle East
October 2, 2008By: Mary Winston Nicklin
Atlantis, DubaiAtlantis has opened its doors, the latest symbol of over-the-top excess in the United Arab Emirates. (Though the $35 million Grand Opening party will take place in November.) This new entertainment destination has a suite that goes for $25,000 a night and the third largest aquarium in the world, where you can partake in shark feedings. No joke. The $1.5 billion resort was built on top Dubai's palm tree-shaped island, and was inspired by the legend of the lost continent. The mega-resort doesn't just boast water thrills at Aquaventure. The dining is just as thrilling at a dozen restos run by world-class chefs (like Nobu). Here's the skinny about the accommodations from the official website:

Atlantis aquarium, Dubai

At Atlantis, the splendour of the accommodation doesn’t end with the architecture. Each of our 1,373 spacious guest rooms and 166 suites is designed with subtle oceanic and Arabic influences, overlooking spectacular views of the azure Arabian Gulf or Palm Jumeirah itself. And if guests choose to stay in The Lost Chambers Suites, they won't be overlooking the ocean, but looking into it. Floor-to-ceiling windows offer a spectacular view into the Ambassador Lagoon with a cornucopia of exotic marine life gracefully gliding by.

Image of the aquarium via Sydney Morning Herald


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