The breadth and diversity of luxury hotels in Dubai provide ideal choices for the every traveler’s demands. The range of possibilities includes everything from hotels to impressive architecture to exotic desert resorts.
The Emirate’s most outstanding accommodations are distributed along three different areas with very distinctive characteristics: Dubai Center, the Marina, and Jumeirah Beach Dubai. The first enclave is the busiest area in town and preferred by business travelers. The Dubai Center is minutes away from the essential city attractions, and its buildings represent the ultimate in comfort and luxury throughout the entire region. Close by, Dubai Marina, and Jumeirah Beach dazzle with private beaches of pristine sands and transparent waters of the Arabian Sea.
Burj Al Arab Jumeirah: This magnificent building shaped like a candle rises 1,053 feet above an artificial island in the Persian Gulf. It is considered the only seven-star hotel in the world. Its name means “Tower of the Arabs in Jumeirah.” This architectural masterpiece was designed to entertain travelers with utmost sophistication. A high exponent of traditional Arab hospitality, the hotel offers services and amenities that surpass the expectations of the most demanding guests. Robert Swade—Director of Operations—says they are committed to positioning Dubai as the most surprising destination in the world, and particularly with the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah as the provider par excellence of luxury experiences.
Atlantis The Palm Dubai is a grand five-star luxury hotel set in the emblematic Palm Island, the famous artificial island that has captivated the world for its display of superior engineering and great beauty. Atlantis The Palm Dubai features luxurious rooms that are unique in the world. The accommodations feature an underwater suite, an homage to the mythical Atlantis. Other amenities include three private beaches on the Arabian Sea, Asian-inspired spa rooms, an exquisite collection of 23 restaurants, bars, and lounges, as well as nightlife activities at the Nasimi Beach Club or the N’Dulge nightclub. All can be enjoyed without leaving this spectacular resort. And for those who enjoy Dubai’s magnificent shopping allure, The Avenues sector boasts the finest boutiques from the world’s leading brands.
Raffles Dubai: Located in the heart of the city, this hotel offers an exquisite fusion of Asian elegance and Egyptian aesthetic. Its pyramidal construction shelters sumptuous suites with private balconies, all with splendid views of the desert and the city. It has seven fine restaurants, a swimming pool, boutiques, shops, and large private gardens, ideal for a pleasant chat at sunset, or relaxing after a spa treatment. Its privileged geographical location, within walking distance from the sea, and minutes from the Dubai International Financial Centre, Dubai World Trade Centre, exhibition halls and shopping centers, make this hotel a favorite of business travelers. ■