WanderlustA year of opportunity
Invest in inspiring new experiences in 2023
Invest in inspiring new experiences in 2023
Set time aside to invest in yourself; visit the places you’ve always dreamt of, learn how to greet someone in another language and treat a loved one – or yourself – to a rejuvenating wellness retreat.
Whether you’re an explorer, keen to learn something new or simply yearning for a restorative escape, start the year by planning a holiday to expand your mind and deepen your connection to the environment around you.
Capri Palace Jumeirah embodies Italy’s inimitable dolce vita style, which has long been associated with the exclusive island of Capri in the Gulf of Naples. Open from the beginning of spring to the end of summer, the seasonal hotel is the vision of its founder, Tonino Cacace. The resort’s revolutionary Capri Medical Spa is renowned for its Leg School™ programme, which targets cellulite using a unique method to treat vascular problems in the legs through the gentle and effective application of locally-sourced medicinal ingredients.
For self-improvement in the heart of England’s capital, explore The Carlton Tower Jumeirah in the stylish London neighbourhood of Knightsbridge. Having undergone a striking refurbishment, the hotel’s sumptuous wellness centre, The Peak Fitness Club and Spa, is now home to the city’s largest naturally lit swimming pool overlooking the leafy capital. From gentle sunrise yoga and tai chi to dance choreography, boxing and kickboxing, you can release unwanted tension or invigorate yourself each day. You can even finesse your elegance, strengthen your muscles and practise the art of performance in a beginners’ classical ballet class.
Crowning the cliffs of Port de Sóller, Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel and Spa brings Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts’ impeccable service to the alluring Spanish island of Mallorca. Set on the isle’s unspoilt northern coast, it’s balanced between the Mediterranean Sea and the Unesco-listed Tramuntana mountain range. Now an emblem of Sóller Valley’s exclusivity, the hotel is recognised as a desirable location for an opulent escape with a wealth of watersports, boat trips and activities, as well as extraordinary cuisine crafted by executive chef Javier Lopez.
Blessed with an abundance of watersports, hiking trails and world-renowned cultural institutions such as The Louvre in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates is a playground for the soul. Hospitality is at the heart of Middle Eastern culture, and hence you can find some of the world’s most extraordinary spas dotted around the region.
The capital, Abu Dhabi, is home to Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort, which has placed sustainability at its core. The resort is the first in the Middle East to hold an Ocean Champion badge from the international non-governmental organisation Oceanic Standard for its zero waste initiatives. Its slower-paced island life attracts guests from all over the world – including rare Hawksbill turtles, which nest along the white-sand shoreline.
In the neighbouring emirate of Dubai, your cares simply drift away on the Arabian Gulf’s gentle waves when you check into the iconic resort of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, where your personal butler takes care of everything for you. Recline in a private poolside cabana or take a dip in the swimming pool on the 18th floor, overlooking the dazzling cityscape below.
The cool and contemporary Jumeirah Al Naseem, boutique Jumeirah Mina A’Salam, palatial Jumeirah Al Qasr and lavish summerhouses at Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf are all tucked away in the picturesque waterways of Madinat Jumeirah. For a more intimate experience, experience the resort’s best kept secret: the newly renovated and bespoke collection of Malakiya villas, which are relaunching with contemporary interiors and landscapes providing an elegant retreat in a private setting.
Set across a private beach, each of these hotels provides a tranquil escape from the city’s hustle and bustle. If you’re travelling with little ones in tow, Jumeirah Beach Hotel is renowned as one of the world’s most family-friendly five-star hotels thanks to its Kids Club, which offers exciting art classes, workshops and activities for young explorers. It has undergone a spectacular refurbishment, which has created an exceptional new outdoor experience. You can now enjoy stunning rooms and suites with unobstructed views of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, a beautifully designed Talise Spa and enhanced beach and pool facilities with three new beachfront restaurants.
A visit to Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, on the fronds of Palm Jumeirah, is also a must. Dubbed the “eighth wonder of the world,” the man-made island is home to the palatial Ottoman-inspired family resort, providing heartfelt experiences for its guests. With impressive dome-shaped architecture and crystal chandeliers inspired by the palaces of Istanbul, you can immerse yourself in a diverse range of cuisines at 12 signature restaurants. Alternatively, simply relax with unlimited wellness rituals fit for royalty at Talise Ottoman Spa. For little ones, Kids Club offers a haven of fun for your children as they explore the mini water park, soft play area and playground. They can also play on a climbing wall and take part in exciting workshops and activities while you relax and rejuvenate in the Spa or unwind at Zenzi Beach.
With an impressive schedule of more than 50 weekly activities to choose from, few resorts in the Maldives offer quite as many workshops, masterclasses and unforgettable experiences as Jumeirah Maldives Olhahali Island. There is something here to suit every traveller, whether you’re an avid gastronome, a family seeking a memorable adventure or a couple escaping for a moment of peace and quiet.
From a masterclass in latte artwork to a hands-on workshop making coconut oil, you can tick off your resolutions with an inspiring array of new skills and hobbies. Reward your efforts with a feast of some of the region’s finest cuisine and explore Japanese-Peruvian delicacies at Kayto and all-day Greek and Mediterranean dishes at the beachfront restaurant Shimmers.
Renowned for its surf culture and flavourful cuisine, Indonesia is a palm-fringed paradise for families, romantics and adventurers. Nestled on the south-west coast of Bali in the Uluwatu region – one of the most coveted parts of the island – the new all-villa resort, Jumeirah Bali, sits gracefully atop limestone cliffs. This verdant sanctuary was designed as a poetic tribute to the lost Water Palaces of the Majapahit Empire in the mid-14th century, and each villa features its own pool overlooking golden sunsets and shimmering ocean views. After a day of sun, surf and yoga, explore its three signature restaurants or rejuvenate your body and mind at the award-winning Talise Spa and fitness centre.
Those seeking a lesser-known holiday destination may wish to discover the untouched beaches off Bahrain’s south-west coast in the Middle East. Here, Jumeirah Gulf of Bahrain Resort & Spa overlooks the coastline, encircled by greenery and meandering waterways. Spacious rooms, suites and villas are perfect for adventures with friends and family or a romantic escape. Thanks to its array of restaurants and extraordinary wellness sanctuary, you could spend a whole week without leaving the resort. If you do wish to explore, there are plenty of heritage sites on your doorstep as well as the chance to watch F1 races at Bahrain International Circuit, just a 10-minute drive north.
Set in the secluded cove of Bandar Jissah, nestled between the Al Hajar mountains and Gulf of Oman, all of Jumeirah Muscat Bay’s rooms and suites have beautiful views across the serene bay. If you’re seeking exclusivity, you can choose to stay in the stunning villas and summerhouses nestled on their own private beach. From sunrise to sunset, your total wellbeing is at the heart of the resort’s ethos thanks to its sublime coastal location. Choose from an array of rejuvenating experiences that celebrate the beauty of the natural landscape, including sunrise yoga, adventure hikes and watersports, then refuel on the roof terrace restaurant while your little ones are entertained at Kids Club.
Enjoy special savings of up to 25% via the Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts’ offer page and discover the perfect base for an unforgettable holiday.