How tantalizing may it sound and feel to the senses to be chauffeured off in a Rolls-Royce or being escorted in a private helicopter to your hotel where you can get lost in luxury at the height of 300 meters from the ground enjoying a glimpse of the city’s skyline on one side while overlooking at the relaxing turquoise-colored horizon on the another. We present to you the architectural icon of Arabian luxury, The Emirates Burj Al-Arab Tower.
ABOUT BURJ AL-ARAB:
Burj Al Arab is the epitome of grandiose and over-the-top luxury. Built in the year 1999, this exemplary architecture is built upon an artificial island about 280 meters away from the Jumeirah beachfront area, which studs like a gem to the Dubai coastline. Burj Al Arab tower is the “only 7-star hotel in the World” and is one among the highest tourist pulling attractions situated in Dubai.
this exemplary architecture is built upon an artificial island about 280 meters away from the Jumeirah beachfront area, which studs like a gem to the Dubai coastline. Burj Al Arab tower is the “only 7-star hotel in the World” and is one among the highest tourist pulling attractions situated in Dubai.
WHAT TO EXPECT INSIDE BURJ AL ARAB?
1. Marvellous Design
The emirates Burj Al Arab takes the hotel design and development a notch up by blending innovation with luxury. The Burj Al Arab structure imposes that of a billowing dhow ship that sits on a man-made island that is architectured to represent that of a modern Dubai.
With massive buttresses and atriums, the Burj Al Arab structure has a helipad on the building’s 59th floor that has been used as a race track, a boxing ring, a golf course, and of course, as a jumping-off point for thrill-seekers.
2. Sumptuous Luxury
The very conceiving idea of Emirates Burj Al Arab tower was to develop it into an opulent and top-of-the-class architectural marvel. When one steps aside from the Instagram snap-worthy commotion area, they encounter 24 karat-gold embellished elevators that lead to 202 spacious duplex suites. On every floor, there are teams of private butlers (in the ratio of 6:1) available to give the room tour to the client and attend to every extravagant need of the client.
The entry-level suite also comes with a complete set of his/her Hermès toiletries, including Hermès colognes and perfumes.
3. Fine Dining
Burj Al Arab boasts of nine internationally acclaimed restaurants and gourmets ready to take your tastebuds on a once-in-a-lifetime gastronomic ride. Here is the list of iconic and exclusive restaurants and gourmets inside the Burj Al Arab tower
- Al Mahara (World famous underwater restaurant)
- Al Iwan (Traditional Middle East food)
- Sahn Eddar (Known for the best afternoon tea in Dubai)
- Al Muntaha (Finest Gourmet in Dubai)
- Junsui (Far-east cuisine restaurant)
- Bab Al Yam (Multi-cuisine casual restaurant)
- Sal (Offers European taste dining experience)
- SkyView Bar (360° Persian Gulf view Restaurant/Bar)
- Gold on 27 (Exclusive gastro-bar on the 27th floor)
Burj Al Arab tower is meant for an exclusive and exquisite experience. It is not open for casual sightseeing tourists or non-Hotel guests. Rather, one has to be on the entry list to gain entry into the hotel premise. Or, one can advance book a table in the above-listed restaurants and gourmets to gain access.
Burj Al Arab is the beacon of state-of-the-art luxury and pampering, and during your visit, it might seem the list of “the exclusive” falters to end. And one such fancy aspect to bliss and rejuvenate is, Talise Spa. Situated on the 18th floor of the Burj Al Arab tower, Talisa Spa is often touted as the “best spa in Dubai” due to its signature therapies and treatments, infinity pool, and whatnot.
The glamor doesn’t end here; to top off the long list of things is the Burj Al Arab terrace pool, which virtually stretches into the Arabian Gulf. This facility includes two swimming pools with poolside luxurious sunbathing beds and a top-notch restaurant/bar which perfectly meddles swank with leisure.
HOW MUCH DOES BURJ AL ARAB ACCOMMODATION COST?
Emirates Burj Al Arab brims with grandiose, and so are the Burj Al Arab accommodation costs. Rooms in Burj Al Arab are uber-expensive with the entry-level Deluxe Marina Suite can cost ₹118275 ($1550*) per night, and the charges can go as high as ₹1123709 ($14736*) per night for the Diplomatic Three Bedroom Suite.
For more information on the charges/airfare, trip planning, and stay in Dubai, connect with the Holiday Square team.
*- At the time of writing, 1 USD stands at ₹76.25.
HOW TO REACH BURJ AL ARAB?
Wondering how to reach the Burj Al Arab? Don’t worry! Burj Al Arab Tower is a glittering landmark of its kind, with multiple public and private transportation choices available. Check out the options available.
1). By Metro – If you’re traveling via Metro, board the Route M1 transit line (Rashidiya Metro Station – Jabel Ali Metro Station) and exit at either Burjuman Metro Station or Al-Fahidi Metro Station (after metro interchange at Burjuman Metro Station).
2). By Bus – If you opt to travel via Bus, board either Route 15 transit line (Ghubaiba Bus Station – Quoz Al-Khail Gate 2), Route 83 transit line (Ghubaiba Bus Station – Nakheel Seaside Metro Bus Station), or Route C1 transit line (Airport Terminal 3 – Satwa Bus Station), and drop at Standard Chartered Bank (Mankhool), or Street 12a 2 (Mankhool).
3). By Taxi – If you prefer to travel via Taxi, you can either ask a private taxi service provider to drop you at Jumeirah Beach Hotel or book a cab from Uber, Careem to drop you off at Burj Al Arab Tower ticketing lounge.
4). By Private Transfer – You can either opt for the hotel offered complimentary chauffeured luxury car or arrive in a private helicopter.
BEST TIME TO VISIT BURJ AL ARAB
So, the best time/season of the year to visit the emirates Burj Al Arab Tower is during November and in-between February-March, with a moderate temperature range of 32° C (90° F) – 15° C (59° F) and less footfall of tourists. The peak season is between December and January, which attracts the highest number of tourists due to many festivities.