Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort and Spa
Surrounded by landscaped gardens along the Gulf, this plush hotel is 32 km from Dubai International Airport, 5 km from the posh Palm Jumeirah archipelago and 10 km from the Mall of the Emirates.
Understated, airy rooms offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, minibars, and balconies with sea views. Upgraded rooms add complimentary breakfast and airport transfers, as well as 24-hour butler service; suites also have terraces and/or dining rooms. Room service is available 24/7.
The 13 dining options include upscale Asian and Mexican restaurants, lounges, and a bar next to 1 of 3 outdoor pools. There’s also direct beach access, a chic spa and a gym.