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Royal Atlantis Residences
Updated on 25 January 2017

The first round of formal sales of apartments at Dubai’s next prestige project, The Royal Atlantis Residences on the Palm, starts on Saturday 28th January.

Reinforcing and reimagining one of the world’s most iconic hospitality brands, KPF designed Phase 2 of Dubai’s Royal Atlantis to create unprecedented spaces that elevate the experience of guests in bold new ways.

Building on the success of the current Atlantis resort, the dramatic openings that define Phase 2 punctuate a striking new icon for Dubai. Maximising exposure to the Gulf and the unparalleled Dubai skyline, landscaped sky-courts and terraces ensure that a substantial portion of the hotel rooms and residences have outdoor space, private pools, and shaded gardens. These sky-courts and terraces are designed to maximise guest experience by amplifying shading and directing prevailing breezes over water and vegetation. This creates private oases that are passively cooled and comfortable for much of the day, most of the year.

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The new Atlantis project features a standout design that gives the suggestion of entire floors being suspended and with extensive free spaces in between. The project will also have an extensive hotel component of 795 rooms. The building will go up to a height of 193 metres, with the hotel side going up to 43 storeys and the residential capping it at 37 levels. A standout feature will be an all-day 'sky pool', set at 100 metres high.

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Set for completion in 2017, at a cost of $136 million, the Museum of the Future will serve as a facility for trend forecasters, innovators and those simply curious about what society will look like in the decades to come.
Nakheel is investing Dhs 150 million to bring 105 km of bicycle tracks to its communities across Dubai, with all routes linked to the Government’s Cycling Master Plan.
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Bulgari Hotels and Resorts has signed an agreement with Dubai-based real estate development company Meraas Holding for a new hotel in Dubai set to open in 2017.
Dubai Properties (DP) has announced that it will unveil its new luxurious development, 1/JBR, at Cityscape Global 2015, which will be held 8-10 September 2015, at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
Due for completion in December 2015, the $43.5 million Dubai Frame project, situated in Zabeel Park, will allow panoramic views of both Old Dubai and New Dubai.
Located on the Bluewaters Island complex in Dubai Marina, the Dubai Eye will stand at 210m high (689 ft), overtaking the new High Roller in Las Vegas which stands at 167.6m (550 ft) and makes it the tallest Ferris wheel in the world.
Donald Trump Jr has launched the new Trump International Golf Club at the Damac Hills project in Dubai.
Due for completion in 2020, Meydan One plans to break five world records, with the world’s longest indoor ski slope at 1.2km, the world’s largest dancing fountain at 420m, the world’s tallest
Stella Maris Tower aims to become one of the most successful waterfront developments in the city, offering residents a lifestyle unlike any other.
The ultimate family-fun hotel will open at Dubai Parks and Resorts, the Middle East’s largest integrated theme park destination.
Dubai’s Ruler H.H. Sheikh Mohammed announced the development of ‘Dubai Harbour’, a unique new waterfront destination that will feature the region’s largest marina.
The world’s first Bugatti-styled homes are being launched by luxury real estate developer, DAMAC Properties, during the Cityscape Global exhibition in Dubai
Inspired by tales of Aladdin and Sindbad and resembling Aladdin’s magical lamp, the development will be made up of three towers comprising a hotel and two commercial buildings.
Nakheel and Centara Hotels and Resorts signed a joint venture agreement to create a 550-room, Dhs 500 million beachfront resort with waterpark on Deira Islands in Dubai.
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The Dubai Fountain was designed by California-based WET, the creators of the Bellagio Fountain in Las Vegas, and is 275 metres long with five circles and two central arcs. Over
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Grammy and three-time Academy Award-winning French composer, conductor and jazz pianist Michel Legrand is coming to Dubai Opera for one night only on 23rd February
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Dubai is well known for always looking towards the future, but a new museum in the Emirate gives visitors a deeper look into the UAE’s past
Abu Dhabi will host the 2019 Special Olympics World Games, the world's largest humanitarian and sporting event, to be held first time in the Middle East.
Ras Al Khaimah has welcomed health and fitness enthusiast Nicholas Watson, along with six fellow cyclists to the emirate during their mission to raise awareness.
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IMG Worlds of Adventure has given its guests the chance to unlimited access the world’s largest indoor theme park 365 days a year.
Some of the world’s top female tennis players enjoyed the annual Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships WTA Players’ Party last night.
The Emirates Mars Mission (EMM) is on track to launch the Hope spacecraft in July 2020 on its seven-month journey to the Red Planet.
The eighth edition of the Julius Baer Gold Cup is set to be one of the most glamorous sporting events of the year. Running from 18th February to 10th March at Al Habtoor
According to Dubai Carbon, there’s money in that half-eaten club sandwich or leftover pizza now making its way into your kitchen dustbin.
The Nokia 3310 is back with a revamped version as announced at the Mobile World Congress and will be available soon in the UAE.
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Sergio Garcia wins the Omega Dubai Desert Classic 2017 following four days of enthralling golf.
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Roger Federer and Andy Murray warms up on the beach in Burj Al Arab ahead of Dubai Tennis Championships.
Expo 2020 Dubai will award 47 construction contracts worth Dhs 11 billion (3 billion USD) in 2017.
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The Camel Trek participants were overwhelmed by the hero’s welcome they received after successfully completing a journey in the desert of the UAE.
The fun continues at Dubai Marina Mall’s Outdoor Cinema with family-friendly films being screened each weekend until April.
UAE campaign encourages switch from bottled to tap water.
City Walk will transform into an ‘open air canvas’ for the world’s best 3D street artists to create stunning artworks during the Dubai Canvas 3D Art Festival 2017.
In the early days of the emirate’s history, pearl diving was a common way to earn a living. Without the help of tools or equipment, the divers had only their natural skills and abilities to
Emirates had to divert 60 of 194,000 flights in 2016 to save passengers who needed immediate medical care.
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Sia will headline the Dubai World Cup (DWC) at Meydan Racecourse on Saturday 25th March.
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Dubai International has retained its title as the world’s number one airport for international passengers after near record numbers in 2016 according to Dubai Airports.
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Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has launched Dubai-Opoly, a new recreational game as part of its efforts to promote Dubai.
SpaceX plans to launch two paying passengers on a tourist trip around the moon next year.
The Omega Dubai Desert Classic is back. This PGA European Tour sanctioned event, featuring a $2.5 million prize pool, is held early every year at the Emirates Golf
Music legend Sir Tom Jones will be headlining the opening night of the Emirates Airline Dubai Jazz Festival’s 15th anniversary celebration on 22nd February at the Dubai Media City
Kung Fu Yoga, Jackie Chan’s latest international blockbusters release today across the UAE cinemas.
One of the UK’s most-loved traditions, the summer season of concerts known as BBC Proms, is coming to Dubai with a four-day festival of fine musical performances
UAE has filed a patent to increase rainfall in the country to supplement water security in the country.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced the operation of a traditional abra on the Dubai Water Canal.
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The who’s who of the equestrian world, the elite of Dubai’s society and tens of thousands of race goers will be donning their finery for the culmination of
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