A Luxury Collection Destination, United Arab Emirates
From the surreal beauty of the Arabian desert to its skyscraping monuments to the imagination, Dubai blends timeless traditions with a forward-thinking verve that provides enduring, once-in-a-lifetime moments.
Creative force, fashion muse, and Luxury Collection Global Explorer, Sofia Sanchez de Betak, traveled to Dubai to gather inspiration for an exclusive capsule collection of ready-to-wear inspired by the UAE. The clothing designs are centered around the authentic and varied local experiences Sofia experienced during her travels including the vibrant culture, desert safari, falconry, and visits to the traditional souks. Gather inspiration from Sofia’s travels and view the contrast of The UAE – from the heartbeat of the bustling city of Dubai at Grosvenor House, to the luxurious desert getaway at Al Maha.
Aiming to be an event on par with those in Paris, London, New York, and Tokyo, Dubai’s fashion week showcases high-profile international designers as well as up-and-comers from around the Arab world.
For a week each fall, one of the world’s most design-focused cities hosts an exciting array of discussions, exhibitions, panels, performances, and installations looking at the future of design.
One of the world’s fastest-growing film festivals, the Dubai International Film Festival draws international stars and major international films to its weeklong celebration of the silver screen.
For one weekend every January, the art galleries and event spaces of the old industrial neighborhood of Al Quoz open their doors to the public for exhibitions, performances, film screenings, and more.
In keeping with Ramadan’s festive nighttime atmosphere, the Dubai World Trade Centre transforms into a decadent market selling everything from clothes to food to traditional handicrafts.
Not only does Dubai’s marathon offer a scenic tour of the city’s most impressive sights, but it also attracts the world’s top runners and gives the city a festive atmosphere.
The Middle East’s largest art fair, Art Dubai attracts top galleries, artists, dealers, and non-profit art initiatives from around the world, with a focus on the surrounding region.
Dine by candlelight among the dunes on gourmet renditions of Arabian delicacies from the acclaimed Al Diwaan kitchen at Al Maha.
One of London’s superstars – Michelin-starred chef Gary Rhodes – helms Grosvenor House’s Rhodes W1, a gourmet take on classic British cuisine.
Treat your tastebuds at Michelin-starred chef Vineet Bhatia’s Indego by Vineet, one of Grosvenor House’s top restaurants, serving the best gourmet Indian cuisine in Dubai.
For a romantic experience, take a trek at sunset: our guides know the most scenic vistas for watching the desert sky’s colors.
While staying in the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, spot exotic wildlife such as the Arabian oryx and gazelles, as well as a wide variety of bird species.
Inspired by traditional tents and architecture, all of our suites have private infinity pools and terraces overlooking the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve.
The Timeless Spa draws on healing practices from cultures around the world, so that treatments are truly representative of Dubai’s cosmopolitan nature.
An unforgettable lounge experience, the world-famous Buddha Bar fuses Asian flavours and innovative cocktails with eclectic decor and cool tunes direct from Paris.
Each of the hotel’s towers has its own spa: Tower One has the Western-influenced The Retreat Spa, while Tower Two is home to the Eastern-inspired B/Attitude Spa.
Our two outdoor pools – The Retreat Pool (Tower One) and Siddharta Pool (Tower Two) – overlook the iconic urban skyline and glittering marina, offering respite from the city and refreshing drinks.