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One&Only One Za’abeel is Dubai’s pinnacle of urban luxury

Dubai's first vertical urban resort, offers a unique blend of innovative design, luxury living, and culinary excellence. Share

Dubai, a city renowned for its architectural wonders and luxury lifestyle, has unveiled its latest marvel—the One&Only One Za’abeel. This innovative vertical urban resort, poised in the city’s exclusive Za’abeel district, is redefining luxury living in the urban landscape.

The One&Only One Za’abeel is a part of the ambitious One Za’abeel development, a testament to Dubai’s architectural prowess. Designed by the famed Nikken Sekkei, the development features dual skyscrapers connected by the world’s longest cantilever, The Link, suspended 100 meters above the ground. This architectural feat enhances Dubai’s skyline and also provides a 360° panoramic view of the city. Strategically positioned at the gateway to the Dubai International Financial Districts, it offers seamless connectivity to the World Trade Centre, solidifying its status as a prime urban destination.

One&Only One Za’abeel is Dubai’s pinnacle of urban luxury

Crafted by the renowned Jean-Michel Gathy, the interiors of the One&Only One Za’abeel’s accommodations mirror the local heritage, drawing inspiration from the Za’abeel area’s ‘white sand’ connotation. The resort boasts some of the largest rooms, suites, and the exquisite Villa One penthouse in Dubai, each designed to provide a serene oasis amidst the urban bustle. The 755 sqm Villa One penthouse is a particular highlight, offering a blend of contemporary Arabian elegance and modern amenities, including an infinity pool, cinema, gym, and personalized services such as a dedicated host and private chef.

The Link, the resort’s buzzing culinary and lifestyle hub, is a microcosm of global flavours. Inspired by the energetic streets of New York and Hong Kong, it houses a variety of dining concepts by award-winning chefs, including Anne-Sophie Pic and Paco Morales. The resort’s crown jewel, Tapasake, sits atop The Link, offering Japanese-Peruvian cuisine alongside the UAE’s longest infinity pool, presenting guests with an unparalleled dining experience against the backdrop of Dubai’s skyline.

The One&Only One Za’abeel extends its luxury offerings to wellness and family entertainment. The Spa Clinic and the advanced fitness hub cater to health and wellness aficionados. The KidsOnly Club engages younger guests with creative activities inspired by the UAE’s space exploration endeavours. The resort’s Longevity Hub, in collaboration with Clinique La Prairie, offers a unique approach to holistic wellbeing.

One&Only One Za’abeel is Dubai’s pinnacle of urban luxury

In addition to its resort facilities, One Za’abeel hosts 94 Private Homes by One&Only, offering an exclusive living experience amidst luxury and elegance. Residents and guests have access to a range of bespoke services, creating a community of privilege and distinction. The development’s luxury retail boutiques, gala ballrooms, meeting rooms, and a private club on the 53rd floor cater to both leisure and business needs, emphasizing its multifaceted appeal.

Under the guidance of General Manager Jan Tibaldi, a veteran in the hospitality industry, One&Only One Za’abeel is poised to set new standards in luxury hospitality. Tibaldi’s leadership is instrumental in bringing this unique property to life, with a focus on delivering an ultra-luxury experience that resonates with the ethos of One&Only Resorts.

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