Accommodation rating: Luxury
Desert Palm Per Aquum is a luxury boutique hotel, set on a private estate, surrounded by four polo grounds, green fields and palm trees. It is a delightful alternative to the hustle and bustle of Sheih Zayed Road with its tranquil feel and retreat style ambiance. Each suite and villa has its own distinct design and simple, yet distinctive architecture. The Argentinian-style steak house and grill has an extensive wine cellar to complement its cuisine, the trendy café and gourmet market, set alongside the infinity pool, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and each afternoon traditional or contemporary high tea is served in one of the polo pavilions hidden around the estate. The basement-level spa features large treatment rooms. Balinese and Thai treatments are included on the international menu, and everything from beauty treatments to massages are available.
Features: 38, including six pool villas, 13 pool residences and three-bedroom villa Layali, swimming pool, gardens, tennis/squash courts, polo pitches, riding school, spa, sauna, fitness centre and shop.
Room amenities: Private pool, televison and DVD player, stereo, minibar, Nespresso coffee machine. The Pool Residences and Layali Villa also have a kitchen.
Please call 020 3813 2966 for more information or to make a booking.