Burj Al Arab

Location: Jumeirah Beach and the Palm | UAE

Price guide: £££££ £350-£500 per person per night

Radiating spectacular opulence, mesmerising Arabian design and an absolute dedication to unparalleled service at all times, the Burj Al Arab is more than a platinum class hotel which shimmers with luxury at all levels, it is one of the world’s most iconic landmarks. Built on a man-made island to resemble a billowing sail, this architectural masterpiece, which soars to a height of 321 metres, continues to dominate the competitive Dubai skyline.
Perfect forLovers of extravagant luxury.
In the knowStaying at the Burj, means you can also use all the facilities at the adjacent sister property of Madinat Jumeirah. With no less than 44 excellent restaurants, souks, watersports, and Sinbad Kids Club catering for children aged 4-12, this hotel offers a totally contrasting experience of this impressive city.

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  • Beach
  • Chic Design
  • Food & Wine
  • Luxury Hotel

Hotel Overview


Linked to the mainland by a slender, gently curving causeway, the Burj Al Arab is located on Dubai’s famous Jumeirah beach strip, 15km from the main city centre.

Rooms at Burj Al Arab

Picture a melange of bright yellow-gold, blues, greens and reds; gold encased columns and crystal chandeliers; sumptuous velvets and glistening waterfalls – and you start to get a feel for the sumptuous style that pervades this world famous hotel. Each of the 202 duplex suites has state-of-the-art technology such as lap tops and remote controlled lighting, full size Hermes toiletries, a pillow menu (there are 13 different options to choose from) and its own Guest Services for in-suite check in and 24 hour butler service. And we mustn’t forget the views. Floor to ceiling windows provide unbelievable panoramas across the Gulf of Arabia and across Dubai city itself and the desert beyond.

Food and Facilities

Take the three minute virtual submarine voyage to the Al Mahara, the award winning seafood restaurant with magnificent oval aquarium – or take the lift to the Al Muntaha, which at 200 metres above the Arabian Gulf, offers Mediterranean cuisine and unmatched views of The Palm and The World islands.  Several other bars and restaurants are restaurants offer more relaxed alternatives for lunch and dinner.

Activities at Burj Al Arab

A Rolls-Royce chauffeur shopping experience perhaps to the fabulous nearby shopping malls? A scenic helicopter tour over the ever-changing Dubai coastline? A yacht charter or golf at your choice of the city’s best courses? Or perhaps you might like a dip in one of the two infinity pools or a treatment in the Assawam Spa and Health Club which, situated on the 18th floor, enjoys breathtaking views of the glistening ocean.

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