Atlantis, The Palm is the first entertainment resort destination in the region and located at the centre of the crescent of The Palm in Dubai. Opened in September 2008, the unique ocean-themed resort features a variety of marine and entertainment attractions, as well as 17 hectares of waterscape amusement at Aquaventure Waterpark, all within a 46 hectare site. It is home to one of the largest open-air marine habitats in the world, with over 65,000 marine animals in lagoons and displays including The Lost Chambers Aquarium, a maze of underwater corridors and passageways providing a journey through ancient Atlantis. Aquaventure features 18 million litres of fresh water used to power thrilling waterslides, a 2.3 kilometre river ride with tidal waves and pools, water rapids and white water chargers. Dolphin Bay and Sea Lion Point, the unparalleled conservation and education habitats, were created to provide guests a once in a lifetime opportunity to learn more about two of nature’s most graceful mammals. Atlantis, The Palm is also known as the culinary destination in the region with a collection of world-renowned restaurants by Michelin star chefs including Hakkasan, Nobu by Nobu Matsuhisa, Ronda Locatelli by Giorgio Locatelli, Bread Street Kitchen & Bar by Gordon Ramsay and Dubai’s ultimate entertainment destination, Wavehouse. The resort also boasts the award winning ShuiQi spa and fitness centre, an impressive collection of luxury boutiques and shops as well as extensive meeting and convention facilities.