A pictorial journey around the Palm Atlantis - UAE Pics

Saturday, September 20, 2008

A pictorial journey around the Palm Atlantis

The Palm Atlantis HotelA 30 metre high Ziggurat will house seven waterslides in the Atlantis' 17 hectare waterpark
The new 1,539 room mega-resort has been accepting reservations since February 2008.Room rates will start at around Dh1,600 per night and guests will find around 3,500 staff on hand to make their stay more pleasantThe resort is surrounded by marine lagoons and will be home to more than 65,000 marine animalsSome of the tanks will only house fish native to the UAEA team of 165 marine workers will be working in the underwater tanks each dayFish will be housed in tanks containing more than 42 million litres of saltwaterThe hotel says its Dolphin Bay will also serve as "the first marine mammal rescue and rehabilitation centre in DubaiDubai residents will be able to use the hotel's facilities if they buy a day passThe resort has been modelled on the already world famous Atlantis resort in the BahamasThe Atlantis water adventure system uses 18 million litres of desalinated freshwater

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