Beach in reach, Dubai
We've scoured coasts, combed beaches and searched the shore in our hunt for the coolest seaside stays, where the hotels are never far from the water’s edge. Clifftop castles, beachy B&Bs and island idylls – you'll find them all here, alongside sandy resorts and Caribbean retreats. You just have to decide whether your idea of beach-bum heaven is skimming stones in Brighton, surfing in Santa Monica or scuba diving in the Seychelles…
Style Modern minimalist via Miami
Setting Beside the Burj Khalifa
Holding its own next to the gargantuan Burj Khalifa building, the 63-floor Address Downtown Dubai hotel is a skyscraper stacked with style and opulence. Housing eight bars and restaurants, seven swimming pools, a signature spa and 196 elegant rooms, this towering totem of sophistication is taking luxury and comfort to new heights.
Style International desert luxury
Setting Palm-shaped island paradise
The spectacular One&Only The Palm resort, stretched out over the Persian Gulf on Dubai’s tree-shaped Palm Island archipelago, has all the indulgent service, spa treats and impeccable dining you’d expect from a luxury UAE hotspot, topped off with superlative sea and city views.