10 Most Instagrammable Hotels Of UAE That Will Light Up Your Feed

by Shrestha Purkayastha
by Shrestha Purkayastha 150

The UAE is home to a plethora of stunning hotels and resorts, some of which will take your breath away. We’ve picked together with the most attractive and photogenic hotels in the UAE, from lovely interiors to striking architecture and wow-worthy features. These are the luxurious hotels that you absolutely must photograph! The top ten most Instagrammable hotels in the UAE are listed below.

1. Anantara Qasr Al Sarab

The Anantara Qasr Al Sarab on the outskirts of Abu Dhabi was just named the world’s most Instagrammable hotel by Luxury Travel Advisor. The beautiful five-star desert villa, which stands on the border of Abu Dhabi’s Empty Quarter — the world’s biggest sand desert – received over 35,000 votes from readers. Anantara Qasr Al Sarab is one of the UAE’s most popular traditional Arabian retreats. Nestled within the Empty Quarter’s sea of undulating, flaming orange dunes. There are 154 rooms, suites. And 51 villas available in this hidden desert paradise. All furnished with typical arabesque elements and offering infinite views of the desert sands.

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2. The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert

Despite being only 45 minutes away, this Ritz Carlton hotel is a world apart from Dubai’s hustle and bustle. Since it is located in a protected wildlife reserve in Ras Al Khaimah. There are 100 individual homes in this secluded location. Each with its own pool and patio. Desert excursions on camel or horseback. As well as private archery lessons, stargazing, falconry performances, owl contact, and nature walks, are available on the 500-hectare reserve. Which also features Arabian oryx, sand and Arabian gazelles, camels, and horses.

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3. One&Only The Palm Dubai

This premium resort is located at the far end of Palm Jumeirah’s West Crescent and can be accessible by vehicle. Or boat from its own port. The hotel features 90 rooms and four unique beach villas. All of which have been meticulously designed. The 850-square-meter pool spills out onto the 450-meter beachfront. Which has spectacular views of Dubai’s Marina cityscape.

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4. Zaya Nurai Island

Would you like to wake up to a view of the ocean that you can nearly touch? No, you don’t need to travel to the Maldives to get this experience; Zaya Nurai Island in Abu Dhabi offers it. To get there, you’ll need to take a 12-minute boat journey from Saadiyat Island, but the extra excursion is well worth it for the utter solitude. A beautiful sandy beach, wooden sea swings, and crystal-clear seas are all part of the luxury hotel. The villas range in size from one to six bedrooms, and each has its own private pool and deck.

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5. Emirates Palace

This opulent hotel, which spans 850,000 square metres and sits on 1.3 kilometres of private beach, features two large swimming pools and magnificent views of the Gulf. The hotel is one among the world’s top five most costly structures, having cost Dhs14.3 billion to construct. With 1002 chandeliers, the biggest weighing 2.1 tonnes, and interiors made of gold, mother of pearl, and crystals, it’s a magpie’s dream. There’s no need to leave the resort with 394 magnificent rooms and suites, as well as 14 eateries.

Visit kempinski.com

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6. Shangri La, Qaryat Al Beri

This Abu Dhabi resort features beautiful facilities, including a souk, a one-kilometre private beach, and a green garden, and is located near the Abu Dhabi Creek in Qaryat Al Beri. Traditional abra rides fast travelling across the rivers, as well as a private marina, are available at Qaryat Al Beri. There are 213 rooms and suites, six private villas, 160 serviced flats, and seven dining options at the resort. The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque may be seen silhouetted at sunset from the shore, providing unrivalled views.

Visit shangri-la.com

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7. Bulgari Resort

Situated on Jumeira Bay, the man-made island shaped like a seahorse, Bulgari Resort has a private marina with 50 boat berths, creating the first world’s Bulgari Yacht Club. With stunning views of Burj Khalifa, the 101 rooms and suites offer chic amenities as well as the 20 villas with a private pool, lush garden and sea view. The stunning 1,700 square metre spa offers guests luxury treatments to unwind and de-stress as well as a hammam room, indoor pool, fitness centre and beauty salon.

Visit bulgarihotels.com

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8. The Abu Dhabi Edition

This is the newest hotel on the list, so is no doubt built with Instagram in mind. The chic modern property boasts not one but two pools, 198 guest rooms, 57 serviced apartments and three signature restaurants. There are sophisticated interiors running throughout, that we could only dream of having our home designed like. The hotel has two penthouse rooms, surrounded by open terraces for guests to take in the stunning marina views.

Visit editionhotels.com

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9. Burj Al Arab

Without include, Dubai’s own seven-star hotel, Burj Al Arab, this list of Instagrammable hotels would be incomplete. Since its inception in 1999, the landmark structure has essentially become the emirate’s face. It promises to be the world’s most opulent hotel, with its sail-shaped design, 24-carat gold leaf inside, helipad, and exquisite dining and entertainment venues. Two swimming pools, 32 cabanas, and a breathtaking infinity pool with panoramic views of Dubai and the Arabian Gulf can be found on the terrace.

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10. Queen Elizabeth 2

This one-of-a-kind idea dubbed the “oldest hotel in Dubai,” arrived in the emirate more than a decade ago but was recently modernised and transformed into a four-star hotel. Mina Rashid, Dubai’s harbour, is home to the Middle East’s first floating hotel. Many of the hotel’s original features have been preserved, and daily heritage excursions are available to give visitors a greater appreciation of the big ship’s maritime past. The hotel has deluxe suites, which provide a level of luxury formerly exclusively available to the city’s wealthiest people.

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