Located on a tiny island off the coast of Dubai, Burj Al Arab is one of the finest hotels in the world and has a structure that resembles the sail of a ship. This 18 year old 5-star hotel offers some of the most exotic luxuries that you can ever find in hotels. Along the years, this hotel has become the symbol of modern Dubai only to be replaced by the tallest skyscraper in the world, Burj Khalifa.
Built completely on an artificial island, this hotel stands tall as one of the tallest in the world and has a 180 m high atrium that welcomes you inside. With 202 bedroom suites that are designed with a fusion of features from around the world, you can enjoy the plush comforts of this hotel.
The luxurious Royal Suite here is a royal affair and is among the most expensive suites in the world. The stunningly designed flooring of washrooms with mosaic tile patterns is creative and attractive at the same time. Every floor has private receptions and you will be served by a host of personal butlers, who will cater to all your needs.
You can choose to dine at Al Muntaha, which is a fully supported cantilever restaurant hanging 200 meters above the sea, and take in the views of the spectacular Dubai skyline while devouring some delicious Modern French cuisine. A panoramic elevator takes you right to the restaurant and gives you marvelous views of the Arabian Gulf. You can dine next to a huge sea water aquarium at the Al Mahara Restaurant and indulge in some delicious British Seafood. Be prepared to get pleasantly surprised by the simulated voyage of a submarine when heading to this restaurant. The hotel also has a host of other restaurants and lounges that will leave you craving for more.
The Burj Al Arab Terrace boasts of two infinity pools, a restaurant, butler serviced cabanas and a beach area where you can lie down and relax on the sunbeds. You can walk on this terrace that stands above the waters of Arabian Gulf and enjoy finest Arabian hospitality or simply take a dip into the pools and stare into the infinite blue.
You can also relax and rejuvenate in the luxurious Talise Spa, which offers you an array of treatments ranging from facials to organic body wraps. The Spa boasts of infinity pools, Jacuzzis, steam rooms, saunas, plunge pools and treatment rooms having a serene view of Arabian Gulf. You can also sweat it out in the fitness center or play a game of squash in the squash court.
A truly unforgettable welcome is what you should expect when going to Burj Al Arab because you can arrive here by helicopter to experience a breathtaking view of the sprawling metropolis of Dubai. With a staff to suite ratio of 8:1, you are guaranteed the epitome of personalized service here. If you’re looking to venture out into the city, you can do so in style with chauffer driven Rolls Royce vehicles that will truly give you a VIP experience. You could also rent some of the world’s most exclusive cars like Ferrari and Lamborghini to get into the fast lane around town!
The hotel also has unlimited access to the Wild Wadi Waterpark, where you and your family can have a great splashy day. The services of this hotel surpass everyone’s expectations and this is probably the reason why many even have the misconception of calling it a seven star hotel!