What we love
There are lots of things to love about this hotel but for me, the spa is one of the best I have ever been too, they even have an ice cave for when it gets too hot outside!
Setting the scene
If you are looking for a holiday inspired by the luxury of the imperial palaces of the Ottoman era, then look no further than Jumeirah Zabeel Saray. This spectacular beachside resort offers the chance to shop, relax, and wine and dine till your heart's content!
Luxury is guaranteed at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and that goes for the sleeping options too. Elegance is the key word for these rooms and the ocean views are an added bonus. These Ottoman themed rooms have sumptuous beds and marble baths, perfect for indulging your inner Sultan. Choose a deluxe room and you will be rewarded with a private balcony; upgrade to a royal suite and you will be able to enjoy your own private lagoon swimming pool.
With 10 restaurants and bars to choose from, you will not go hungry at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray. Whether you choose the beach views from the outdoor bbqs at Plaj, the traditional North Indian cuisine at the exquisitely stylish Amala or a casual yet stylish drink with friends at the cool, '60s inspired cocktail bar, Voda. The huge team of talented chefs will astound even the highest of expectations.
There really is something for every taste at this resort, including becoming a spice expert! Regular cooking classes with top chefs are available and you get to enjoy the rewards of your hard work with lunch and refreshments afterwards. For the culture seekers, there is the opportunity to explore Ottoman architecture and art, with an expert guided tour around the buildings of the resort - complete with refreshments, of course. The highlight of Jumeirah Zabeel Saray is without doubt the award winning Talise Ottoman Spa, which hosts over 40 treatment rooms, traditional Turkish hammans and steam and sauna rooms - the perfect opportunity for blissful relaxation. With a private cinema with regular screenings, a gorgeous infinity pool and tennis lessons with expert coaches, there really is no excuse to be bored.
The dedicated kids club, Sinbad's, offers activities for kids up to the age of 16. Based around the legends of Sinbad, the nautical hero, the club provides something for all ages. For the little ones there is a mini water park and soft play and teenagers will be kept happy with the choice of interactive games and ipad stations.
The resort is located approximately a 45-minute drive from Dubai International Airport.
- £1435pp in low season
- £2750pp in high season
- 5 nights bed and breakfast in a Deluxe Seaview Room, including flights and transfers