Burj Al Arab


The Burj Al Arab, is a luxury hotel which is located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Burj Al Arab is the third tallest hotel in the world,  it stands on an artificial island 280 m (920 ft) from Jumeirah Beach and its connection to the mainland through a private curving bridge. The design and shape of the structure resemble the sail of a ship. It has a helipad near the roof at a height of 210 m (689 ft) above ground.

The beachfront area where Burj Al Arab and Jumeirah Beach Hotel are situated, it was called Miami Beach before The locale’s name had its origins in the Chicago Bridge & Iron Company which at one time welded giant floating oil storage tanks, locally known as Kazzans on the site.

The old name continued after the old hotel was ruined in 1997. Dubai Chicago Beach Hotel remained as the Public Project Name for the construction phase of Burj Al Arab Hotel till Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum announced the new name.

Design and construction

main4Burj Al Arab was designed by multidisciplinary consultancy Atkins led by architect Tom Wright, who is the co founder of WKK Architects. The construction and design were managed by Canadian engineer Rick Gregory also of WS Atkins. It is very similar to the Vasco da Gama Tower which is located in Lisbon, Portugal. Construction of the island started in 1994 and about  2,000 construction workers were involved during peak construction. It was constructed to resemble the billowing spinnaker sail of a J-class yacht. Two “wings” spread in a V to form a vast “mast”, while the space between them is enclosed in a massive atrium.

The distinctive sail-shaped silhouette of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah is more than just a stunning hotel, it is a symbol of modern Dubai.

Yet for all the wonder this stunning structure provides when you finally see it in person, it is the service within that really makes the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah so extraordinary attractive. It is voted the world’s most luxurious hotel many times, this magnificent attraction offers you the best facilities and services.

main5Definitely, everyone wants to check into the Burj Al Arab, the most attractive and beautiful hotel in the world. However, the dream of a stay at the Burj Al Arab remains one for many, except for capturing photographs during their sightseeing tours.

A little, peek into the extremism by Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts in developing the world’s first seven-star hotel shall give an inkling of what exactly holds for them if they were to stay in the hotel.

Burj Al Arab stands like a glittering gem on the coastline of the Persian Gulf.  No doubt it is one of the most luxurious hotels in the world. It has several facilities, panoramic beauty, and exquisite sea views. It is a splendid example of stunning architecture with a soaring height of 312 meters highlighting the magnificent Dubai coastline. Nicely crafted in a billowing ship design, Burj Al Arab is an attractive hotel for the visitors. Contracted on a man-made island,. Because of its manifestation appearance, this hotel is very famous among the tourists.

Burj Al Arab is an example of Arabian hospitality. This hotel has by far all latest facilities with upgraded technologies. It contains near about   202 spacious duplex suites, which is in the range of  170 to 780 meters.  On every floor, a  private reception gives the highest standard of personal services to the tourists. Burj Al Arab has six award-winning signature restaurants best conference & banqueting venues. Visitors can enjoy a variety of dining, this hotel offers massage at the prolific Assawan Spa and Health Club.  Tourists can also hire a private shopper who can help them to explore different treasuries of this hotel.

Burj Al Arab has an exclusive private beach named as Majlis Al Bahar,  Sindbad’s kid’s Club, Wild Wadi water park, Infinity pools, and Yacht charter. It offers a Roll-Royce fleet, In-suite check-in & checkout, wonderful circular ballroom, scenic tours, and helicopter transfers.

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