The Burj Al Arab
This astounding landmark property, with its billowing sail silhouette, is repeatedly voted one of the world's most luxurious hotels. Located 300 yards offshore and standing 321 metres high, it’s an awe-inspiring mix of sheer opulence and futuristic design – and you can even arrive by Rolls Royce via the sweeping causeway or by helicopter on the hotel’s own helipad. What’s more, the service and experiences within make it extra special with an incredible array of luxury facilities and amenities catering for every whim and desire.
Dancing fountains and glass walls filled with marine creatures greet you in the atrium, while over 200 breathtaking dual-level suites offer the likes of bar and snooker table, plus 180 degree floor-to-ceiling views over the Gulf and city, The sumptuous Assawan Spa and Health Club provides guests with the ultimate fitness and well-being experience, some of the world’s best dining venues are on hand - including the highly acclaimed Nathan Outlaw at Al Mahara – while the Skyview Bar on the 27th floor of this (suspended 200 metres over the water) offers chic aperitifs and cocktails, exquisite high tea and vistas to die for.