In honour of its 15th year in Dubai, we’ve listed 15 reasons why we love the Westin Mina Seyahi.

The much-loved Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, located in Dubai Marina, celebrates its 15th anniversary next month. Opening in 2008, the luxury resort that sits upon a private stretch of beach in the Dubai Harbour and has been successfully catering to the needs of its guests with the highest of standards ever since. 

To honour the momentous occasion, here are the top 15 things we love about the ever popular luxury Resort. 

  1. A unique destination spot in the heart of Dubai: Set upon the sandy shores overlooking the Arabian Gulf the hotel is situated on a beautiful stretch of beach with breathtaking views of the marina perfecting the art of balance between the city’s hustle and bustle outside and zen vacation vibes inside.
  2. The luxurious accommodations: With 294 spacious guest rooms and suites, elegantly designed, with modern amenities and comfortable furnishings, the hotel has won awards for its design efforts, having undergone extensive renovation across the lobby, restaurants, rooms and suites, completed in 2022 by Stickman Tribe, and winning Best Hotel Renovation by AHEAD Awards, the contemporary interior fits perfectly with today’s way of life, warm atmosphere and modern and is a favourite among tourists and residents.
  3. Its exceptional dining options: Nestled within Destination Mina Seyahi, Westin Mina Seyahi hotel has 18 dining options to choose from, including several restaurants serving international cuisine from around the world. The long-standing, award-winning Bussola is a favourite in the city, serving fresh, coal-fired pizzas upstairs, offering fine dining on the middle deck, and the perfectly relaxing after work, sundowners spot for sunset views, while the newest member to the Bussola family is Mare by Bussola. The al fresco adults-only beach club by day, and upscale restaurant by night serve celebrated Italian seafood cuisine that transports you to the Mediterranean in heartbeat. Recently launching a Friday night luxe brunch, it’s one not to be missed.  
  4. Mina’s Kitchen famous Bubbalicious brunch: How could we not mention this classic, fun and upbeat Saturday brunch? In the heart of the hotel, Mina’s Kitchen opens up its expansive terrace and indoor buffet to suit all ages and taste buds. This elegant, high-energy brunch is bubbly in beverages and in personality, with entertainment for children and adults in the form of magic shows and live band performers.
  5. Its unrivaled nightlife: Promising an evening like no other the artistic, yet daring show Papillon, offers outstanding food and entertainment, transitioning into a Parisian boudoir night-spot guests will be wowed by a spectacular dining show, while the recently re-opened underground club Industrial Avenue is the hidden secret of Dubai Marina’s weekend nightlife.       
  6. Five idyllic pools: When staying at the Westin Mina Seyahi, you can choose the kind of pool day that suits you. With two swim-up bars, an infinity pool overlooking the beach and marine, one large kids’ lagoon, come lazy-river, an in-resort water park that’s free when staying at Destination Mina Seyahi, plus an adult-only option for those who prefer their days child-free and chilled out. All pools are kept cool year-round and served by the friendliest of hotel staff, so you can kick back and relax. 
  7. Private beach access: The hotel has direct access to a private white, soft, sandy beach, with bedside service and a casual beach menu designed for everyone, guests can enjoy swimming, sunbathing, and watersports on the doorstep of the resort. 
  8. Heavenly Spa: Step inside and experience instant luxury and relaxation with more than 10 fragrant, warm and therapeutic rooms, all offering a wide range of treatments using products by award-winning British skin-care brand, ELEMIS. Whether you’re looking for some well-deserved solo pampering or are looking to visit with a friend, the spa offers both male and female relaxation and changing rooms, each with its own sauna, steam room and jacuzzi. The spa offers a fantastic selection of massages, body treatments, facials and packages.
  9. WestinWORKOUT Fitness facilities: The hotel has a well-equipped gym and offers fitness classes and personal training sessions, giving you the energy and focus to meet every challenge, release stress, and restore harmony in its spacious gym with ambient settings. With state-of-the-art equipment and high-performance workouts to create a customised solution for guests who are committed to maintaining an active lifestyle during their stay. 
  10. Its family-friendly amenities: Club Mina sat within the complex is the perfect hang-out spot for kids aged 4-12. The dedicated children’s club and family pool, offers a range of indoor & outdoor fun-packed activities and programs for kids.
  11. It’s got its own waterpark: Jungle Bay is a firm favourite among the younger crowd. The on-site waterpark is the perfect fun day out for the entire family featuring multiple attractions for all ages. Right on your doorstep, this medium sized play area has small and medium sized slides, a wave pool, splash pad area with climbing frame and even cabanas to hire.
  12. Beach front dining: Fish Beach Tavern is a longstanding favourite in the city. It’s rustic blue charm and relaxed ambience, set upon the beach front is a great spot for lunch or dinner. With fresh seafood and meat cuts every day, this is the perfect spot for sundowners with your toes in the sand. 
  13. Friendly staff: The award-winning hotel is known for its warm and hospitable staff and exceptional service. Winning awards such as Trip Advisors Travellers’ Choice in 2020 and again in 2022 has proven the hotel has what it takes to make your stay exactly as you want it.
  14. Sustainable practices: The hotel is committed to sustainable practices and recently invested in a state-of-the-art, BiG 1500 bottling plant, in collaboration with BE WTR, to off-set its carbon emissions by 1000+ tonnes per year and remove 1,500,000 single use plastic bottles per year from the Destination Mina Seyahi complex by producing 1,500 filtered, purified water bottles per hour.
  15. And finally, Westin Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina is offering you 15% off for one week only to celebrate its 15 anniversary. Starting from May 1 – 7, the hotel is providing a 15% discount on all room bookings, a 15% discount on all spend, including food and beverages and spa treatments*. The offer is valid for a limited time.

The Westin Mina Seyahi Beach Resort and Marina is an award-winning hotel that has gained recognition for its outstanding services, elegant décor and exceptional amenities around the world. Sat in close proximity to the Burj Al Arab, Dubai Marina, and the heart of it all, makes this hotel an ideal choice for tourists and business travelers alike.