Burj Al Arab Jumeirah
The Burj Al Arab Jumeirah is an icon of the rise of Dubai as a luxury destination. The Burj is a surprising retreat for families, with a range of expertly selected programs, activities, and amenities for guests of all ages.
Opened 1999, the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah (Tower of the Arabs) was designed to resemble the billowing spinnaker of a J-Class yacht. This is the World's tallest all-suite hotel, with design details such as
- The property is designed by Uruguayan architect Carlos Ott and Tom Wright, with the picturesque helipad designed by Irish architect Rebecca Gernon.
- The hotel sits on an artificial island connected by bridge to Jumeirah beach and features the World's second tallest atrium at 180 metres.
- Interiors are a royal Arabian fantasy with colours of blood red, royal blue, and gold. Suites present a mixture of Eastern and Western designs, sumptuous textiles, 24-carat gold fixtures, and rare Statuario marble.
- The leisure terrace is 10,000 sqm and features two pools, cabanas, a beach, and dining areas.
This all-suite property will comfortably accommodate families in every suite type, with the most applicable and fantastic being
- The Burj Two and Three Bedroom Family Suites, which are spread over two levels, contain either two bedrooms and a master bathroom or three bedrooms and two bathrooms, a foyer entrance, private bar, three living areas, butler service, spacious dining room for 6 guests, workspace, staff entrance with private butler's kitchen, the marble bathrooms featuring a full-size Jacuzzi and 5 head rain shower, a guest powder room.
- Presidential Two Bedroom Suite features two large bedrooms with spacious dressing rooms, two customized private bars, a private library, workspace, dining room for 6 guests, separate staff entrance with private butler's kitchen, two bathrooms with full-size Jacuzzi and 5 head rain shower, guest powder room, three spacious lounge rooms, and butler service.
- The Royal Two Bedroom Suite is the most opulent accommodation in the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, presenting a sky-high palace of two large master bedrooms, each connected to dressing rooms and marble bathrooms with separate full-size Jacuzzi and rain shower, access by private elevator, personal cinema and library, luxurious majlis style lounge, butler service, personal private bars, staff entrance with private butler's kitchen, guest powder room, workspace, lounges, and a dining room for 12 guests.
Restaurants on offer at the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah are some of Dubai's most exclusive such as
- For fine dining, the Burj has Al Muntaha (Fine French cuisine) by Chef Francky Semblat, and Al Mahara (innovative seafood) by Chef Kim Joinié-Maurin.
- Guests can choose from either Sahn Eddar or the Skyview Bar & Restaurant for relaxing lounges, casual dishes, or a classic afternoon tea service.
- Scape Restaurant and Lounge sit on the large terrace, serving Mediterranean cuisine and refreshing drinks poolside, as well as the nearby open kitchen Bab Al Yam.
- Junsui serves pan Asian cuisine restaurant under a canopy of Swarovski crystals, and Al Iwan offers family-friendly casual arabesque dining.
- The gilded Gold on 27 is a glittering bar with master mixology, delicious bites, and magical views.
- The Burj also offers a Culinary Flight program where guests enjoy a four-course tasting across four key dining venues from the ground up to the 27th floor.
Wellness & Activites
Guests can enjoy a fine selection of wellness amenities and activities both on-site and close by in other Jumeirah properties, including
- Talise Spa at the Burj Al Arab is located near the top of the property, offering La Prairie, Aromatherapy Associates, QMS and Carol Joy products. These are used across a selection of men's and women's therapies and treatments. Included are infinity pools, Jacuzzi rooms, saunas, steam rooms, and plunge pools. The spa also includes a squash court and fitness centre.
- The Burj Al Arab Jumeirah offers a chance for guests to follow rescued turtles. Starting from the on-site aquarium, then to the Turtle Rehabilitation Sanctuary at Jumeirah Al Naseem for viewing and feeding sessions in the lagoon.
- The impressive Burj Al Arab terrace extends 100 metres out to sea. It includes both large saltwater and freshwater pools, a beach, a cafe and restaurant, swim-up bar, and Jacuzzis. As well as a large collection of cabanas, sunbeds, and day beds.
- Guests have access to the Dubai Hills Golf Club by Jumeirah for a spectacular 18 hole course with views of the city.
- The Burj Al Arab has a fleet of luxury and high-performance cars for day trips and offers access to private motor yachts for sea expeditions.
Young Guests are engaged and pampered with a luxurious suite of exclusive activities, including
- The Burj Al Arab Jumeirah Kids Club is located on the 18th floor and includes books, board games, arts and crafts, electronic games, and toys.
- Young guests also have access to the Jumeirah group kids facilities such as Sinbad's Kids Club and the Wild Wadi Waterpark (the largest waterpark in Dubai).
- Also included are welcome gifts, sweets, and drinks, in-room baby amenities, in-suite children's play areas with play amenities. Also included are children's toiletries, special bathrobes and slippers, complimentary children's meal offers, and complimentary local attraction ticket offers.
The quality of the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah is illustrated by its current Forbes 5 Star rating as a property of exceptional luxury.
- The Burj has a team of 16 florists on staff dedicated to fresh arrangements in all guest accommodations and can tailor these to guests individual preferences.
- This property goes the extra mile by offering no less than 17 option in their pillow menu, as well as providing eiderdown duvets that use down from eider duck nests abandoned in Iceland.
- Gold plated ipads reside in each suite's workspaces.
- Young guests will love the daily visit from butlers offering treats from their charming train-themed cart.