At the heart of the massive Madinat Jumeirah stands ‘the palace’ of Al Qasr. Approached by a tree-lined avenue of striking sculptures, the hotel immerses guests in sheer luxury and splendour with each room adorned with sumptuous Arabian décor. Along with the Dar Al Masyaf and Mina A’Salam - the hotel shares a huge stretch of white sand beach and magnificent views over Burj Al Arab, linked to the Madinat by boardwalk. Guests travel around the resort via garden pathways, water taxis, or complimentary golf buggies, and enjoy top-class facilities including the superb Talise Spa and Quay Healthclub. At the heart of the Madinat is a huge swimming pool complex set amidst palm trees, an Arabian Souk with indoor and outdoor theatres, plus dining on world cuisines from a choice of 25 restaurants. Rooms: 292.