THE SUITE LIFE
BBC Good Food ME|September 2021
Set on a 160-acre polo estate, just a short drive away from Dubai’s city centre, is Meliá Desert Palm - managed by Melia Collection Hotels that’s apt for those looking for a tranquil desert retreat. If you don’t want to drive to another emirate, make your way to this urban oasis to recoup over the weekend.

ACCOMMODATION

Exclusively nestled on the top floor of the desert resort, the Palm Deluxe Room envelops you with a fresh, inviting atmosphere. Your eyes instantly land on the gorgeous views outside upon arrival, with date palms lending pops of green that complement the earth tone interiors. The room showcases a plush king-sized bed with soft eiderdown pillows, a rain shower with skylights, coffee and tea-making facilities, and high-tech surrounds. Although the room is tucked away on the top floor, you can easily access the main lobby, dining areas and pool.

RARE

Dinner at this renowned steakhouse is an intimate affair, especially with the newly launched romantic dinner experience. Spoil your partner from the minute you arrive, as the venue goes all out with decorating the table with rose petals. You and your loved one can indulge in a three-course set menu with grape pairing, as we did, that ticks all the boxes for a relaxed evening.

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