Fantasy Island - Atlantis Hotel, Dubai

No, this is not Alice in the wonderland! It's the
Grand opening of Atlantis hotel in Dubai
It is £800m Dubai hotel boasting a £13,000-a-night suite and dolphins flown in from the South Pacific.

Atlantis hotel,Dubai

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Sea view: A bedroom view which makes you feels that you are inside the giant aquarium.

Water pleasure: Journalists watch a stingray swimming in the aquarium at a press preview

Fantasy island: The Atlantis hotel has been built on an artificial island off the coast of Dubai

A swirling glass sculpture graces one of the lobbies

The corridors are also sumptuous

Its Bathtime - with water cascading from high up in the ceiling instead of shower.

... Or you might prefer to soak up the splendours of the aquarium while you bathe

Special guest: dolphins

A tourist takes a snap of her partner as he slides down the Leap of Faith chute at the Atlantis resort.

Another hotel suite gives a more traditional view of the actual sea around it.

The decor is uncluttered but exotic

Fish food: Diners can also gaze at the stunning sea life inside the giant aquarium

Colourful murals

An eye-catching oven in the restaurant area

Quiet, discreet dining room

Another dining area provides a moody retreat

The hi-tech entrance of Italian celebrity chef Giorgio Locatelli's restaurant at the hotel

Helicopter view: Jumeira Palm Island seen from a helicopter.

A view of the seven star Burj Al Arab Hotel and Palm Island Jumeirah and the Atlantis Hotel in the background[source]

Few more stunning pics of Atlantics Hotel

According to Guinness book of world records, the opening night was marked with the biggest fireworks of the century!