Wanderlust15 reasons to visit Jumeirah Mina A’Salam

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It’s inspired by Dubai Creek

Developer and architect, Mirage Mille, took 36 months to complete the hotel, with the vision of recreating life in ‘Old Dubai’ in a spectacular setting, complete with waterways, lagoons, abra boats and a souk.

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It means Harbour of peace

Mina A’Salam means ‘The Harbour of Peace’ in Arabic, and the hotel’s sand-coloured wind towers, lagoons and waterways, pay homage to ancient Arabic fishing and sailing traditions.

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Lobby art

Look out for the petal-strewn water feature surrounding the Jumeirah beacon (the logo of the Jumeirah Group of hotels and resorts) in the centre of the opulent marble-clad lobby, and don’t forget to admire the mural of an ancient mariner’s map.

 

Clubs for everyone

Club access at Jumeirah Mina A’Salam opens an exclusive world of privileges. Business travellers will appreciate the Club Executive Lounge for guests aged 18 and above, while families can enjoy the Premium Leisure Club with exclusive check-in, reception and lounge, plus a playroom and computer room.

Both club lounges serve complimentary breakfast every day, all-day beverages, and afternoon teas from 15:00 – 16:30. From 18:00 – 20:00 they host Happy Hour, serving a selection of pre-dinner drinks and canapés.

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It has its own souk

The Madinat Souk is the best place to experience the charm of a traditional Arabian market while seeking out fabulous bargains and souvenirs.

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Beachfront dining

Jumeirah Mina A’Salam’s beachfront restaurant, Shimmers on the Beach, could not be more appropriately named. Sink your toes into the golden sands of Dubai’s longest stretch of private beach, with views of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, and enjoy a chic Greek lunch or dinner.

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Family fun

Staying at Jumeirah Mina A’Salam means that kids get complimentary access to Sinbad’s Kids Clubs in Jumeirah Al Qasr and Jumeirah Al Naseem. This means access to over 1,000sqm of pools, play areas, supervised games and activities.

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State-of-the-art gym

Jumeirah Mina A’Salam is home to one of Dubai’s biggest and best-equipped luxury hotel gyms – Talise Fitness. It also offers a diverse programme of exercise classes, a 25m indoor swimming pool, two squash courts, five tennis courts, a 6.4m climbing wall, and even a high-altitude (low oxygen) suite.

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Indulgent spa treatments

Soothe sore muscles in the sauna or better yet, hop onto an abra or resort buggy to the nearby Talise Spa for some well-deserved pampering in one of 26 treatment rooms.

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Feast on Asian dishes

In keeping with Jumeirah Mina A’Salam’s nod to ancient mariner heritage, Zheng He’s restaurant pays tribute to the historical Chinese explorer. Keep it light with diminutive dim sum or feast on Chinese classics such as roast Peking duck.

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...and Mexican flavours

Keep up the festive mood with a visit to Tortuga Mexican Kitchen, blessed with warm Latin hospitality, authentic flavours and uplifting mariachi music.

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Renowned Friday brunch

Friday brunch is the pinnacle of Dubai’s weekly social calendar. Hanaaya at Jumeirah Mina A’Salam offers an irresistible spread from around the world, plus live performances and picturesque lagoon views. Kids get their own buffet and entertainment too.

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Cool down in the pool

While the alluring waters of the Gulf are just steps away, you can also plunge into the hotel’s pool on the second floor, overlooking the breathtaking Burj Al Arab Jumeirah.

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Catch the buggy

Cruise to your destination of choice on a specially designed buggy, allowing you to explore with ease.

 

Wild Wadi Waterpark is free

The entire family can enjoy all the fun of the nearby Wild Wadi Waterpark, thanks to unlimited complimentary access for guests of Jumeirah Mina A’Salam.

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