Discover Dubai: Indoor Skiing, Luxury Resorts & Spas
Not sure where to go for your next trip? Dubai is where you can ski, sunbathe at the beach and jump on a dune buggie for a desert safari all in one day! The second largest Emirate of seven in the United Arab Emirates located in the Persian Gulf, Dubai is the Las Vegas of the Middle East.
A relatively new tourist destination, Dubai has gained significant popularity among tourists in recent years. A desert city with superb infrastructure, liberal policies and excellent tourist amenities, this destination is just a short 5 hours from Europe and 3 hours from most parts of Asia. A perfect spot for shopping, partying, fine dining, sports and some (dare we say) sinful pleasures, Dubai is truly a city of all superlatives – fastest, biggest, tallest, largest and highest!
Burj Al Arab: If you’re looking for a new kind of luxury,spend some time in what is known as the Tower of the Arabs, or the Burj Al Arab. A stay in the elite Burj Al Arab is as unique and unforgetable experience. For those who want to literally get away from it all, the hotel is located on its own island (man-made) off the coast of Dubai. Transportation to it is provided by Rolls Royce and helicopters. The hotel has restaurants, a health club and spa, shopping, and access to water sports and golf. The sign-up process is done in the room and each floor has its own butler services.
If you’re looking for a luxury holiday in the U.A.E. – The Burj Al Arab provides 7-star amenities & services. Seven-star ratings were started in 2000 and are mostly used to distinguish a more extravagant and expensive gourmet type dining. Dining in this hotel is a rare and unique experience. One restaurant has a panoramic view of an enormous fish aquarium that you can enjoy while sitting at one of the tables that surround it.
The architecture of the Burj Al Arab lends itself well to providing a breathtaking view of the Arabian Gulf from every suite. The hotel is shaped like a sail, stands an amazing 1,050 feet high and has about 160 stories. Each suite is equipped with its own media center which includes a laptop, printer, scanner, fax, and internet access. There is a large screen TV in each room with satellite services.
You can watch TV, swim, shop, eat in a fine restaurant, or call for room service. You can go to the spa and be pampered with massages or body treatments and wraps, or facials. You can enjoy a trip to the sauna, or steam room. The best part of all this is that you don’t even have to leave the hotel!
Here’s another amazing Dubai Luxury Resort:
Atlantis, The Palm: Costing over $1.5 billion and covering a 46-hectare site, you would expect Atlantis, The Palm to be something special, but its sheer magnificence will dazzle even the most discerning guest. Youngsters and the young-at-heart will delight in the spectacular Aquaventure Water Park which features rides, tidal waves and rapids, while there are extensive fresh and saltwater pools and luxury boutiques for those who prefer a more sedate pace.
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