Portofino will be the first five-star family-only hotel and resort in the region. The project is an investors’ and families’ haven with authentic Italian architecture, landscape and harbor, clear waters and stunning views of the sea and the Dubai skyline. The hotel comprises 3 expansive wings offering atmospheric and open views over the sea, the beach and the pools/gardens, each named after popular Italian terms that evoke the charm of Italy: Bellissima, Dolce Vita, and Felicita.
“Portofino” is part of “The Heart of Europe Project”, a large touristic development that will boast 14 hotels and resorts on the Europe Cluster.
It is a 5-star luxury hotel with 451 rooms and a total area of approximately 55,000m2. The design will try to capture the essence of an Italian Port-City and realize it in the form of a single building. It is a hotel for families only; it will provide large beaches facing both Dubai and the Gulf in front of landscaped areas surrounding the various swimming pools. It will host synchronized-swimming shows, it will serve Italian food with music and it will exhibit the first artificial coral reef aquarium in a hotel.
The Portofino Hotel will have its own beautiful and fully services private marina where visitors and guests can dock their boats and yachts. The hotel will be managed by one of the world’s leading family hotel operators and will offer the ultimate in European hospitality and entertainment.
The Portofino will have around 450 amazing suites with Princess, Queen and Royal suites to choose from. All quarters will be graced with sea views and suites on the upper floors will have their own private rooftop plunge pools.