Polo and horse-riding school

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.

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Passion for horses

Explore the estate on horseback and share the experience with some of Arabia's leading jockeys and horse-riding fans. During the season, polo fans can watch chukkas being played on one of the estate's three polo fields, or join Dubai's elite in a spectacular polo tournament.

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In essence

You can also visit the Desert Palm Polo Club whenever you wish. A polo academy in Dubai for budding polo players, subject to a skill test and availability. Enjoy the emotion of feeling like a polo player whenever you ride out onto the field.

Visit the resort's Horse-riding School.A Spanish-style villa covered in bougainvillea and stables which house 25 private horses and 45 horses from the riding school. Savour the beauty of the facilities and take part in family activities on the estate (for an extra fee), such as guided tours of the stables, yoga sessions on horseback and a 15-minute horseback or pony ride for the little ones.

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