The United Arab Emirates has several beautiful hotels and resorts, some of which will take your breath away. From stunning interiors to spectacular architecture and wow-worthy features, we’ve compiled a list of the most attractive and photogenic hotels in the UAE. These are the most opulent hotels that you must shoot! Below is a list of the top ten most Instagrammable hotels in the UAE.
1. Anantara Qasr Al Sarab
Luxury Travel Advisor recently named the Anantara Qasr Al Sarab on the fringes of Abu Dhabi the world’s most Instagrammable hotel. The stunning five-star desert villa, which is located on the outskirts of Abu Dhabi’s Empty Quarter, the world’s largest sand desert, earned over 35,000 votes from readers. One of the most popular traditional Arabian retreats in the UAE is Anantara Qasr Al Sarab. Within the sea of undulating, bright orange dunes that make up the Empty Quarter. There are 154 rooms and suites available. In this secret desert oasis, there are 51 villas available. All are decorated with traditional arabesque motifs and provide endless vistas of the desert sands.
2. The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert
This Ritz Carlton hotel is a world away from Dubai’s buzz and bustle, yet being only 45 minutes away. Because it is located in Ras Al Khaimah’s designated wildlife reserve. In this remote spot, there are 100 separate residences. Each has its own swimming pool and terrace. Camel or equestrian rides through the desert. The 500-hectare area also offers stargazing, falconry shows, owl encounters, and wildlife walks, in addition to private archery classes. There are also Arabian oryx, desert and Arabian gazelles, camels, and horses in this exhibit.
3. One&Only The Palm Dubai
This high-end resort is accessible by car and is located at the far end of Palm Jumeirah’s West Crescent. Alternatively, it might take a boat from its own port. There are 90 rooms at the hotel, as well as four distinctive beach villas. They’ve all been meticulously crafted. The 850-square-meter pool pours out onto the beachfront’s 450 metres. Which offers breathtaking views of Dubai’s Marina skyline.
4. Zaya Nurai Island
Do you want to wake up with a view of the ocean so close you can almost touch it? No, you don’t have to go to the Maldives to have this experience; it’s available on Zaya Nurai Island in Abu Dhabi. You’ll need to take a 12-minute boat ride from Saadiyat Island to get there, but the extra trip is well worth it for the complete tranquilly. The premium hotel features a magnificent sandy beach, wooden sea swings, and crystal-clear oceans. Each villa has its own private pool and deck and ranges in size from one to six bedrooms.
5. Emirates Palace
This lavish hotel, which covers 850,000 square metres and is situated on 1.3 kilometres of private beach, has two enormous swimming pools and breathtaking views of the Gulf. The hotel is one of the world’s top five most expensive constructions, with a construction cost of Dhs14.3 billion. It’s a magpie’s dream with 1002 chandeliers, the largest weighing 2.1 tonnes, and interiors made of gold, mother of pearl, and crystals. There’s no need to leave the resort, which features 394 luxurious rooms and suites as well as 14 dining options.
6. Shangri La, Qaryat Al Beri
This Abu Dhabi resort is located on the Abu Dhabi Creek in Qaryat Al Beri and boasts exquisite facilities such as a souk, a one-kilometer private beach, and a green park. At Qaryat Al Beri, you may enjoy traditional abra rides over the rivers as well as a private marina. At the resort, there are 213 rooms and suites, six private villas, 160 serviced apartments, and seven dining options. From the coast, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque may be seen silhouetted at sunset, affording unrivalled vistas.
7. Bulgari Resort
Bulgari Resort offers a private marina with 50 boat berths on Jumeira Bay, the man-made island fashioned like a seahorse, forming the world’s first Bulgari Yacht Club. The 101 rooms and suites, as well as the 20 villas with a private pool, beautiful garden, and sea view, all provide breathtaking views of the Burj Khalifa. The spectacular 1,700 square metre spa includes a hammam room, indoor pool, exercise centre, and beauty salon, as well as luxury treatments to relax and de-stress.
8. The Abu Dhabi Edition
This is the list’s newest hotel, so it was undoubtedly designed with Instagram in mind. There are two pools, 198 guest rooms, 57 serviced apartments, and three specialty restaurants at this elegant modern hotel. Throughout the house, there are beautiful interiors that we could only wish for in our own home. The hotel features two penthouse rooms with open patios where visitors may enjoy the breathtaking waterfront views.
9. Burj Al Arab
This list of Instagrammable hotels would be incomplete if it didn’t include Dubai’s own seven-star hotel, Burj Al Arab. The iconic structure has served as the emirate’s face since its formation in 1999. With its sail-shaped design, 24-carat gold leaf inside, helipad, and superb dining and entertainment venues, it promises to be the world’s most extravagant hotel. On the terrace, there are two swimming pools, 32 cabanas, and a stunning infinity pool with panoramic views over Dubai and the Arabian Gulf.
10. Queen Elizabeth 2
This one-of-a-kind concept, nicknamed the “oldest hotel in Dubai,” was introduced to the city over a decade ago but was recently modernised and made into a four-star hotel. The Middle East’s first floating hotel is located in Dubai’s waterfront, Mina Rashid. Many of the hotel’s original features have been preserved, and daily heritage tours are available to give tourists a better understanding of the ship’s maritime history. The hotel offers deluxe suites, which offer a degree of luxury previously reserved for the city’s wealthiest residents.