A life well lived
Sophistication and passion for polo in a unique resort
Located in the heart of a 64-hectare polo estate, this exclusive hotel has been designed for travellers seeking a perfect balance between pleasure and sport. Just 20km from downtown Dubai, this 5-star hotel boasts superior-quality facilities, a great team and exquisite design to ensure an exceptional stay.
It provides spacious suites and villas with private pools with a modern equestrian style and views of the natural environment. You will love the owners' art collection and the avant-garde Arab aesthetic that decorates every corner. Meliá Desert Palm Meliá Collection offers refined dining spaces with views of the polo field and a spectacular wellness area that you will never want to leave.
Located on a spectacular 64-hectare polo estate
Close to downtown Dubai and the international airport
Fantastic wood-fired grill with panoramic views of the Dubai skyline
838 m2 pf space with state-of-the-art equipment
An exclusive wellness space designed to pamper your body and mind
The perfect venue to celebrate events that are impossible to forget
Al Awir Road
+971 4 323 8888
20 km From Dubai International Airport
26 km From City centre
26 km From Dubai Mall
Name: Meliá Desert Palm Meliá Collection
Category: 5 *****
Enjoy an unusual experience with the luxury hotels of The Meliá Collection. Exceptional hotels chosen for their singularity, their independent personality and strong local roots that make them truly unique. Selected due to their soul and history, they invite you to immerse yourself in a wonderful combination of emotions.
Enjoy a genuine paradise in the United Arab Emirates in this one-bedroom villa with a separate lounge, kitchen area and an incredible bathroom. Take a dip in your private pool with sunbeds, Bali bed and outdoor shower. Unique sensations.
Discover this private hideaway with two bedrooms, a studio, two bathrooms, a huge lounge with a dining table, and a separate kitchen with a breakfast bar. A villa with an incredible, private, outdoor pool with sofas and a gazebo in the garden.
Located on the top floor with views of the infinity pool and the resort gardens. An exquisite room with a double bed, sofa, desk and refreshing rainshower with amenities by Rituals to help you unwind.
Discover an oasis of relaxation that combines both tradition and modernity. A room with fantastic views of the main polo field and a spectacular view of Dubai on the horizon through the mashrabiya.
The smell of freshly cut grass will wash over you while you enjoy breakfast on the terrace overlooking the polo field. A modern, open-plan space with an emperor-size bed, a small relaxation area and an exclusive bathroom with a bathtub and rainshower.
Admire the spectacular views of the main polo field and the stunning Dubai skyline. With an outdoor terrace and a swimming pool with an outdoor rainshower, resting and relaxing here just couldn’t be easier.
Discover this magnificent three-bedroom villa. Reminiscent of a modern riad with an equestrian-style design, this exceptional villa surrounds an interior courtyard with a private pool. It includes a spacious lounge and large terraces with views of the main polo field.
Treat yourself to an intimate meal prepared on the wood-burning grill with views of the polo field. Choose between the range of different ways we prepare meat and seafood.
An elegant bar with an equestrian spirit that is decorated with trophies and championship polo mallets, and offers an extensive menu of malt whiskies, spirits and contemporary cocktails. Exquisite!
Discover the lush green oasis at the heart of the resort. A world away from the city and the desert, where you can enjoy watching polo players practising the sport of kings or admire the beauty of the horses on a visit to the Meliá Desert Palm Meliá Collection Riding School.
Take refuge in our sumptuous spa and savour the serenity. With treatments tailored to your needs and wishes, let your mind, body and soul revel in the pure tranquillity. 820m² of space including a water circuit and a wide range of rejuvenating treatments.
Surrounded by tropical gardens, take a dip in our main infinity pool. Cool off with a dip in the sparkling 34.5-metre pool. After your swim, bask in the Dubai sun and lie back in comfort on your sunbed. The Meliá Desert Palm Meliá Collection swimming pool awaits you (closed for 1 month for annual maintenance).
Work out in a modern fitness centre with personal trainers who can help you develop your own exercise programme. Technogym cardio equipment, weights machines, and daily group classes in body pump, HIIT, spinning, pilates, yoga or Kinesis. It also provides Normatec recovery equipment, as well as organising sports events and spiritual retreats.
During our guided bike or walking tours around the estate you can see the stars, discover one of our peacocks, admire the feathers of a kingfisher or the wings of an Indian roller. A jogging route, tennis and squash courts, art classes, a children's playground, a treasure hunt or a pool table are just some of the facilities and activities we offer at our hotel. Enjoy a culinary adventure with cooking classes or masterclasses on meat, sushi, wine tasting and barbecuing. Activities (with charge) to share with all the family.
Whether it's a romantic meal for two, a family barbecue or a themed picnic experience, enjoy a meal in an intimate venue on the estate or in your own room. Enjoy a fantastic outdoor dining experience with a personal chef and waiter (extra charge). And pamper your partner with a floating breakfast tray in the pool. Choose from themed food baskets or create one of your own.