Tranquil haven in the heart of Dubai


Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai

Shereen Shabnam

This Ramadan, one of the most tranquil places to be for rest, relaxation and evening dining for iftar is the Shangri-La Dubai. Visitors to the hotel are spoilt for choice when it comes to dining as they take an inspiring culinary journey through Asia, Europe, India and South America.

Whether you are seeking rest and relaxation or sports and recreation, Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai, has the facilities and services to ensure total satisfaction. Relax and rejuvenate in the tranquil waters of the swimming pool, or take a breath and unwind at CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La.

At Dunes Cafe, from sunset until 8:30pm, guests may enjoy an array of Middle Eastern specialties and beverages, including traditional Arabic cuisine from all over the region, as well as a delightful variety of Arabic sweets and desserts at Dunes Café.

Having the suhoor meal post dinner is best at ikandy ultralounge. Located in a beautiful setting around the poolside, with spectacular views of the Burj Khalifa, Ramadan continues with suhoor at ikandy ultralounge with a bespoke set menu.  Guests can also dabble in some delights from the a la carte menu, featuring traditional Arabic entertainment, shisha and more.

As usual, the hotel is also a superb location for corporate and group iftars of 30 or more people, enjoy a unique Iftar experience in the lavish Al Bader Ballroom. It transforms into a Middle Eastern oasis, delight in delicious and traditional Arabic food with private buffet service.

There is also a Ramadan offer to take advantage of during this holy season. Relax your body and mind with a 60-minute relaxing aromatherapy massage or a 60-minute deep tissue massage. Continue your relaxation with complimentary access to CHI, The Spa and Health Club facilities, including whirlpools, gym and rooftop swimming pool.

Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai, offers 302 luxuriously appointed rooms and suites, as well as an exclusive Horizon Club with special benefits. The hotel is located only 15 minutes from Dubai International Airport and five minutes from the World Trade Centre, Dubai International Financial Centre, Downtown Dubai and Burj Khalifa.