Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, The Palm, Dubai Opens
Taj, the iconic brand of Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), has announced the opening of Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, The Palm in Dubai. The luxury beachfront resort is located in the heart of Palm Jumeirah. This is the third Taj-branded hotel in the UAE. The resort offers 325 rooms and suites, a range of culinary experiences and Jiva spa, besides a private beach and what the brand touts as the longest pool in Palm Jumeirah. The contemporary interiors have been designed by Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA) and feature traditional craftsmanship influenced by the surroundings. Guests can enjoy Indian fine dining at Varq; a gastropub experience at the Roaring Rabbit; an Arabesque atmosphere at Raia, the rooftop bar and lounge; a range of international flavors at Palm Kitchen; and coastal delicacies at The Coast, a beachside bistro. At Jiva, the all-natural spa inspired by traditional Indian healing techniques, guests can enjoy holistic treatments including Ayurveda, Indian therapies, yoga and meditation, among others. The Popsicle Kids Club, with a shallow pool and a playground, makes it an ideal getaway for families. In addition, there are two ballrooms and multiple meeting rooms offer space for conferences, social events and gatherings. With the addition of this hotel, IHCL has four Taj hotels in the United Arab Emirates, including one under development. Ranjit Phillipose serves as Area Director – Middle East and General Manager for Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, The Palm, Dubai.