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Top Foodie Resorts with Michelin Star Restaurants

Top Foodie Resorts with Michelin Star Restaurants
Taking a spot in the Michelin Guide is the ultimate accolade for restaurants. Receiving a Michelin Star means a restaurant has met the unwavering standard with five criteria met and surpassed. 
For foodies, dining at Michelin Star restaurants is like visiting Disney World for kids, it’s a once in a lifetime. Here are our top five picks for the best resorts with Michelin Star restaurants to ensure your next luxury holiday fulfils your getaway dreams and gastronomic desires.

Atlantis, The Palm

Atlantis, The Palm is one of the most famous luxury hotels in the world. Known for its incredible facilities and luxury amenities, you’re in for the trip of a lifetime. Situated next to the largest manmade island in the world, Atlantis, The Palm offers an island paradise in the heart of bustling Dubai. 
As one of the top resorts in the world, it is no surprise that Atlantis, The Palm, offers some of the most exquisite restaurants, two with Michelin Stars. 
First up, Ossiano, where you can experience the best of the ocean from Chef Gregoire Berger. The seas inspire this fine-dining restaurant with a fully immersive experience. As you savour the mouth-watering delicacies, enjoy watching the stingrays, fish, and sharks swimming right past your table. The tranquil hues of blue streaming through Ossiano invite you to take in all this fine dining experience offers. 
Glamour and elegance meet at Hakkasan Dubai, which specialises in authentic Cantonese cuisine with a modern twist. The traditional technique and finest ingredients mix to bring you one of the most unique experiences in Dubai. The creatively crafted cocktails pair beautifully with the sensational food and are a must-try on your holiday to Dubai
But these are only two of the many restaurants available at Atlantis, The Palm. Some other infamous dining experiences include Nobu and Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Street Kitchen. 
Whether you’re after an unforgettable romantic night out or an all-out family feast, there are restaurants for any occasion at this 5-star hotel. When you’re not swimming with dolphins or soaking up the sensational sunshine at the beach, Atlantis, The Palm is the epitome of modern luxury. 
Image of the underwater restaurant Atlantis at The Palm in the city of Dubai

The Cliff Bay

Situated on the cliffs of Portugal’s Madeira, The Cliff Bay is an island paradise waiting to be explored. The hotel overlooks the Bay of Funchal and is full of fertile flora. The three swimming pools invite you to relax in elegance and style while taking in the awe-inspiring views. 
The Il Gallo d'Oro boasts two Michelin Stars, offering some of the best Mediterranean food in Madeira, and that’s really saying something. Chef Benoît Sinthon is all about providing the very best local ingredients with fine dining and international fare. From cascading colours to intricate flavours, Il Gallo d'Oro restaurant is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for true foodies on their Madeira holiday.  
There are five restaurants altogether, so get your tastebuds ready for a sensational feast. From Italian to Asian, Mediterranean to Portuguese, the sky is the limit at The Cliff Bay. 
Image of the Il Gallo d'Oro restaurant at The Cliff ay Hotel in Madeira

Conrad Algarve

Situated on the gorgeous Algarve coast, the Conrad Algarve offers stunning views of Ria Formosa Natural Park. This combined with the design of the hotel, resembling an 18th-century palace, provides guests with the full royal treatment. 
Gusto by Heinz Beck is a magnificent Michelin Star restaurant boasting an open display kitchen with contemporary Mediterranean delights. There is a five and seven-course tasting menu, giving you the chance to taste the sensational selection of cuisines. 
The Gusto bar is the ideal spot to grab a pre-dinner cocktail prepared by professional mixologists and browse the large selection of Portuguese and international wines, perfectly paired alongside your meal. 
Your luxury Algarve holiday awaits at the Conrad Algarve with a world-class spa, relaxing infinity pool, and a host of delectable restaurants that will send foodies in a spin. 
Image of the tables in The Conrad restaurant in the Algarve

The Ritz-Carlton, Abama

Luxury is taken to another level at The Ritz-Carlton, Abama and is one of the best hotels with a Michelin Star restaurant. The classic and elegant architecture will transport you to the luxury holiday of your dreams. From the gorgeous gardens and seven swimming pools to the sensational range of restaurants on your doorstep, you’re in for one of the most luxurious holidays in Tenerife
The Ritz-Carlton, Abama is home to two Michelin Star restaurants, putting you in the best place possible to try some of the most mouthwatering cuisine on the island. 
M.B. is led by Head Chef Erlantz Gorostiza, offering Basque-inspired flavours, a bold menu, and the freshest ingredients that speak for themselves. Martín Berasategui’s restaurant holds two Michelin Stars, so this is one dining experience you won’t soon forget. 
Next up, Kabuki, where all your Japanese cuisine dreams come to life. There are four areas, including the sushi bar, terrace, main dining room, and private event space, ensuring that you have the most memorable experience. The Michelin Star restaurant offers out-of-this-world Japanese fusion cuisine that will have you feeling like you’ve been transported to the heart of Tokyo. 
Image of the restaurant The Ritz-Carlton, Abama

BLESS Hotel Ibiza

Located on the beautiful east coast of the island of Ibiza within the Es Cana resort, BLESS Hotel Ibiza is a gorgeous hotel in the harbour, offering golden sands, a bustling nightlife, and charming streets with local boutiques, this is the Balearic Islands at its finest. 
The star of the show has to be Martín Berasategui’s Michelin Star restaurant, Etxeko Ibiza. The head chef Paco Budia takes fine dining to another level. The menu combines the very best of the Mediterranean and the Cantabrian to bring forward the ancient flavours of San Sebastian. 
When you’re not feasting up a storm, the Sky Lounge bar offers stunning views of the ocean, and the three swimming pools invite you in for a relaxing dip. BLESS Hotel Ibiza offers some of the best experiences on your luxury holiday to Ibiza
Image of the tables inside at Martín Berasategui’s Michelin Star restaurant, Etxeko Ibiza

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