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- Burj Khalifa
Burj Khalifa Dubai
The stunning centerpiece of Downtown Burj Dubai is the Burj Khalifa skyscraper (Burj meaning tower) formally known as the Burj Dubai. The tower is 828 meters tall comprised of 162 floors which was completed in December 2009 and was officially inaugurated on January 4th 2010.
Burj Khalifa is located on the first Interchange along the Sheikh Zayed Road near Dubai’s main business district Deira.
The primary builders involved are Samsung Engineering & Construction and Besix along with Arabtec. Turner Construction Company was chosen as the construction manager. The total budget for the project was a massive $4.1 billion US dollars and for the whole entire “Downtown Dubai” was $20 billion US dollars.
Burj Khalifa Current World Records
- Tallest building in the world
- Tallest free-standing structure in the world
- Highest number of stories in the world
- Highest occupied floor in the world
- Highest outdoor observation deck in the world
- Elevator with the longest travel distance in the world
- Tallest service elevator in the world
The Armani Hotel - Burj Khalifa
The Burj Khalifa also includes the Armani Hotel Dubai hosting 160 guest rooms and suites. Guest rooms are located on levels five through to eight with suites on floors 38 and 39.
The Armani Hotel Dubai will be home to eight unique dining experiences. In addition to culinary excellence, the Armani Hotel Dubai will include Armani/Privé a hip and upscale lounge and the world’s first in-hotel Armani/Spa. The hotel will also be home to the Armani/Dolci, chocolates and sweets store, an Armani/Fiori, a floral shop, and an Armani/Galleria.
The Aramani Residences
Within the Burj Khalifa are the exclusive private residential apartments that were reported to be sold out in just 8 hours of release, these are the Armani Residences.
The Armani Residences were personally designed by Giorgio Armani himself using design furnishings from the Aramani / Casa collection. The Armani Residences include studio's one, two, three and four bedroom luxurious suites located on levels 19 to 108.
Services & Amenities in the Burj Khalifa
The Sky LoungeBurj Khalifa includes a huge variety of amenities and services that provide residents and their guests an unimaginable lifestyle experience. Exclusive Sky Lobbies on Levels 43, 76 and 123 include state-of-the-art fitness facilities, indoor/outdoor swimming pools, Jacuzzi and a recreation room for gatherings and events.
Other facilities include a resident's library, a cigar club, and Burj Khalifa Gourmet Market, a gourmet convenience store and meeting place for the residents. Valet parking will be provided for guests and visitors.
The park is an area that covers 11 hectares of landscaped greenery and stunning water features which are displayed upon entry into Burj Khalifa as well as the outdoor living areas.
These landscaped gardens include six water features designed by WET, the designers of The Dubai Fountain. The park area also includes two tennis courts, a children's playground and wading pool.
The ClubThe Club is a four-storey health and recreation annex to Burj Khalifa. Although priority is given to Burj Khalifa residents, it is also open to the public. The extensive facilities include two luxurious indoor and outdoor pools, two gymnasiums with a dedicated ladies-only gym and a contemporary spa facility.
At the Top
At the top is Burj Khalifa's observation deck located on floor 124 giving you the ultimate view of Dubai and all it's glory.
The tour begins on the lower floor of Dubai Mall where one can take part in the magical journey and gain full understanding through a multi-media presentation of the history and creation of Dubai.
- Atlantis Hotel Dubai
ATLANTIS HOTEL DUBAI
The Atlantic Hotel Resort is a 1.5 billion dollar development located at the center of the crescent of the Palm Jumeirah. The hotel boasts a total of 1,539 rooms and suites at exceptional quality.
On site you have the Atlantis Spa, a place you must visit whilst staying in Dubai. The spa presents an awe-inspiring experience in lush surroundings set over 2 magnificent floors with 27 treatment rooms with a whole range of beauty treatments and therapies to indulge. There are many different treatments and products and water therapies to choose from.
Atlantis Spa is open daily from 10am – 10pm. Book Now on +971 4 426 2010 to arrange an unforgettable experience.
- Palm Jumeirah
One of the most ambitious projects to be taken on in Dubai was Palm Jumeirah. This was a vision to expand on Dubai’s shoreline and to make the impossible, possible – creating land out of water. The Palms have become an icon for Dubai where luxury hotels, theme parks and villas are located.
The Palm is an extension to the shore line of Dubai creating a further 78 kilometers! Around 4000 residences and 32 luxury hotels besides a host of apartments and malls and shopping areas have been so far constructed here. The designing is such that it will resemble a Palm tree with a trunk, 17 fronds and also a crescent to work as a water breaker.
A day on the Palm is well worth a visit. Whatever you wish to do, there is something for all to enjoy!
- Dubai Mosque
The Grand Mosque is one of Dubai’s best known landmarks. It is the largest mosque in Dubai standing at 231ft (70 meters) it holds a capacity of 1200 worshippers. The best time to view is at night when the mosque is lit up displaying its true beauty.
It originally opened in 1900 A.D as a Kuttab (Quranic School) where children learnt to recite the Quran from memory.
The Grand Mosque Dubai is situated on the Bur Dubai side of the creek near the ruler’s court and is of sand colour blending in with the natural traditional theme of the area. It was made up in Persian style implementing blue mosaics and wooden shutters with stained glass panels.
Non- Muslims cannot enter the Grand Mosque, but they can visit the minaret and take pictures of the mosque from outside.
- Burj Al Arab
BURJ AL ARAB
The Burj Al Arab - A sail shaped silhouette rising form the waters of the Arabian Gulf dominating the coastline of Dubai soars to a height of 321 meters. It truly is a symbol of the 21st century and is arguably one of the most luxurious hotels in the world.
Every encounter of this magical experience is something to treasure forever. From the moment you arrive you will be treated like royalty as you are greeted by your chauffeur driven Phantom Rolls Royce, then escorted through security over the bridge to a colourful lit facade. Then you will enter the magnificent atrium before you are then lead to your elegant suite where your very own private butler awaits.
This Impressive hotel is a true landmark and statement of Dubai’s achievements – Excellence!
Facilities at Burj Al ArabThere are many adventures that one can endure whilst being captivated by the sheer magnitude and grace the Burj Al Arab offers. The Assawan Spa & Health Club is one of the magical adventures to embark on. Through the ages it has been used to soothe and stimulate those seeking youthful radiance and vitality. Being pampered is the ultimate way to let go and forget all worries and thoughts and enter a relaxing world letting your mind and spirit be free in a place of harmony.
One of Burj Al Arab’s exquisite restaurants
There are many ultimate dining experiences to tantalise those taste buds and every restaurant is themed in the most amazing way. The Al Mahara being one - which is an award winning seafood restaurant, located underwater displaying the most beautiful parts of the underworld.
An unforgettable dining experience!