NAME: Atlantis Hotel
LOCATION The Palm, Jumeira ( First Palm Island of coast of Dubai )
Cost: $1.1 billion. (USA $)
-2,000 rooms, developed in two towers: The Royal Towers will consist of 1,200 rooms that will target luxury travelers and a second tower of 800 rooms aimed towards the middle market.
Will have two monorail stations in the hotel to connect it to the main stalk of the palm
The resort will have some unusual and distinctive archeological marine exhibits. The design will be based on the myth of Atlantis and will maintain the iconic design elements of the Royal Towers in Atlantis, Paradise Island, incorporating traditional Arabic design themes.
• An extensive water-theme park, which at approximately 40 acres will be the largest in the region, will feature unique water attractions, one of the world's largest marine habitats, a snorkel trail, a swim with the dolphins encounter program, an array of water slides and The Dig, an Atlantis-themed "archeological" experience. The water-theme park will have capacity for over 6,000 daily visitors.
• The expansion will also include significant facilities directed towards Dubai's strong business travel and budding convention market, including a two-story conference center wing with a total of over 86,000 square feet of function space and a main ballroom of approximately 21,000 square feet, the largest such room in Dubai outside of the Dubai Convention Center.
• The expansion includes an Entertainment Village that will feature 20,000 square feet of retail space within an 80,000 square feet area hosting restaurants and food and beverage establishments.
• Hotel and water park visitors will be transported through a monorail system, to be developed by Nakheel, which is expected to begin at the 'trunk' of The Palm, Jumeirah and will end at Atlantis, The Palm.