Constructed on an 280m artificial island and designed to mimic the sail of a ship, the Burj al Khalifa is a fusion of fine art and extreme engineering. This hotel is a testament to the Dubai’s ever expanding architecture. |
When visitors came to this majestic country they have a chance to witness a place that has advanced many years into the future. The colossal shopping malls, grand business centers and impressive skyscrapers will surely render you speechless. It is quite astonishing that this “land of deserts” has evolved into a royal city of dreams, bursting with prosperity at the seams. Built in the year 1999, the Burj al Khalifa is a testament to the Dubai’s ever expanding architecture.
Define as the world’s only seven star hotel the Burj Al Arab stands tall before the pristine waters of Dubai in all its glory. With its 202 suits and it incredible view of the ocean the Burj khalifa is stretches extravagance to epic proportions. Constructed on an 280 m artificial island and designed to mimic the sail of a ship, this fabulous hotel is a mixture of fine art and extreme engineering.
While reservations may seem to be shockingly exorbitant for most people, fortunately the Burj Al Arab Tour organizes a complete excursion of the hotel for visitors to have a taste the good life. The sheer fact that this modern day marvel is open to tour groups speaks of the unending benevolence of the Emirati people.
The following are a few of the things that visitors can see when on a Burj Al-Arab Tour.
Lobby: The lobby of this emblematic hotel never fails to impress. This grand space is dotted with posh stores that trade in luxurious goods. The beautiful fountain with its jet streams and the humongous aquarium with its exotic marine life are also a treat for the eyes.
Suites: The 202 luxury suites of the Burj-Al Arab are accommodated by 28 double story floors. The prices vary from $ 11,000 to $45,000 a night depending on the size of the room. The smallest suite is roughly 1,820 ft while the largest covers an area of 8,400 sq ft. The royal suit of this hotel is truly fit for a king and occupies the 12th place in “World's 15 most expensive hotel suites” according to a review by CNN Go in 2012.
Restaurants: There are two main dineries that offer world class fine dining options at the Burj Al Arab. The “Al Muntaha” which is Arabic for “highest “or “ultimate” is an appropriate name for this restaurant that is situated 600 ft above the Persian Gulf. This eatery offers diners a panoramic view that truly captures the beauty of Dubai’s waters. The ‘’Al Mahara’’ or the ‘’oyster’’ narraits a fascinating tale of ingenuity and of Dubais love for its aquatic live. This restaurant is accessed by a simulated submarine journey and has a humongous marine aquarium.
A tour of this magnificent hotel will definitely be an experience of a life time and shouldn’t be missed while on a visit to Dubai.
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About Author: Diane Trader is a travel consultant with a love for the vast deserts of the Middle East and the idyllic Arabian waters. For more information about dhow cruise package in Dubai and other Tour inforamtion please visit Dubai Dhow Dinner company.
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