The Meliá Collection chose the Dubai property as it embodies an independent spirit and unmistakable sense of place
Dubai’s diverse hospitality offerings set Meliá Desert Palm as one of the top and most exclusive hotels under Meliá Hotels International portfolio. The well-known hotel group presents The Meliá Collection, bringing together some of the most unique hotels in the company, all with a very distinctive personality due to their iconic location, or the traditions and history they represent. Under this new brand, the hotel has been renamed as Meliá Desert Palm Member of Meliá Collection.
Meliá Desert Palm Member of Meliá Collection, enhances its sense of place and the expression of its personality; this property allows guests a unique journey and destination experience supported by the group’s elite offerings and services. Immersed in the Arabian desert and surrounded by the contradictory beauty of green polo fields, Meliá Desert Palm is an unusual five-star hotel that goes beyond the classic beach resort or the city hotel. Yet, the hotel amenities and level of service comprise to make the resort one of the most elegant destinations in Dubai.
The refined and discreet wellness oasis spread across a 160-acre polo estate with contemporary design, is a place where discerning travellers can discover authentic and sophisticated wellness, and sport experiences. From the entrance through the tall gates to the lush estate and impressive polo field, a spirit of the “sport of kings” is ever-present through the owner’s personal art collection on display throughout the resort. The exclusive villas with private pools, the indoor spa, and a great choice of dining options make it one of the most prestigious polo centres in the world.
“We are very proud to be part of The Meliá Collection; we will continue to distinguish our hotel with great offerings and exceptional service. Meliá Desert Palm is a unique expression of luxury, sport and tradition where the traveller can grasp the essence of Arabia combined with the indulgence of The Meliá Collection brand,” says Nathalie Cockayne, General Manager of Meliá Desert Palm.
Tourism continues to constantly evolve, with new trends revealing a growing preference for brands and experiences that enhance the authenticity and meaning of travel. For Meliá Hotels International, this new way of travelling and discovering destinations has led to the creation of a collection of exclusive hotels in which their exclusivity, independent personality, and strong local roots are some of their main attractions.
This connection with the destination can be seen in the design, architecture, style and decoration of the hotels, in their dining options, as well as in their exclusive selection of amenities. A mutual offering of each property is their collection of special experiences for guests to truly immerse themselves in the surroundings, and local cuisine and traditions, with a focus on local, organic, and sustainable products and flavours. The brand currently includes some of the most unique hotels in the company’s portfolio, such as the Meliá Serengeti Lodge in Tanzania, the Hacienda del Conde in Tenerife or the Hotel Villa Marquis in Paris.