The Burj Al Arab: The worlds only 7-Star Hotel
Fit with a helipad..
This iconic Dubai landmark is famously known as the world’s only ‘7-Star Hotel’, due to it’s innovative, impressive architecture, opulent suites, and outstanding guest service. Located close to Madinat Jumeirah, the Burj Al Arab sits out at sea on it’s own ‘mini island’, featuring a gated bridge-like entry and impressive forecourt, with staff waiting to welcome you. It’s sail like shape sets it apart from any other Hotel in Dubai, fit with a helipad used for a multitude of events from boxing matches, tennis, a car race track, and the highest kite surfing jump in history.
A 180m tall atrium welcoming you..
The interior space of the hotel is no less impressive, with a 180m tall atrium welcoming you into the building, decorated in blues, white, and a whole lot of gold. The Hotel hosts 202 bedroom suites, designed with a heavy Arabian influences, from the mosaic tiled bathrooms to the gold fixtures. The most expensive suite at the Burj Al Arab is an eye watering £20,000 a night.. and with a personal butler included, it’s fair to say it’s guests are looking to experience the absolute height of luxury.
A floor to ceiling seawater aquarium..
You’ll find six restaurants at the Burj Al Arab, but ‘Al Muntaha’ and ‘Al Mahara’ are firm favourites amongst it’s guests. Al Muntaha, translated as ‘The Ultimate’, sitting 200m above sea level. The restaurant boasts stunning panoramic views of Dubai, serving the finest French and Italian cuisine, by Chef Saverio Sbaragli. Al Mahara, translates to ‘Oyster’, and gets it’s name from it’s submarine-like feel, featuring a floor to ceiling seawater aquarium for it’s guests to gaze upon while they dine.
Looking out onto the glittering Arabian Gulf..
If your staying at the Burj Al Arab, or choose to visit for the day – you won’t find yourself short of indulgent experiences. The Hotel’s beach club, SAL, located behind the Hotel, is accompanied by a Gucci Pop Up Store, and a mirrored Mediterranean Restaurant. SAL is accessible for all of the Burj Al Arab guests, however day visitors will need to pay £160 to enter, with £80 redeemable of food and drink. We have to say – it’s well worth it to experience the incredible infinity pool looking out onto the the glittering Arabian Gulf.
A once in a lifetime experience..
If a Spa day is your ultimate weekend treat, the Talise Spa ought to be on your Bucket-List, offering a range of world class treatments. Located on the 18th floor, you can expect incredible views out to sea, while you enjoy an afternoon swim. If you’re looking to pop the question, or splash out on a big romantic gesture, you can purchase the Romantic Moonlight Swim Package, that comes with couples massages, a rose petal filled pool with private access and champagne with strawberries to finish. A once in a lifetime experience? Yep.