Everyone loves to stay in style while on vacation, with a great hotel providing great service and even greater amenities. But which hotel is the most luxurious in the world? And what, exactly, does that mean? To find the hotel consistently rated most luxurious in the world, you must travel to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, or UAE. The Burj Al Arab offers every amenity you could imagine – and many you probably can’t. So, what makes this luxury hotel so special? Everything.
The Burj Al Arab doesn’t offer a few suites, it offers only suites. And the in-suite amenities alone may have you never wanting to leave your room. Tired of ugly hotel sheets and tacky linens? The Burj Al Arab offers a linen menu, with 13 decadent pillows and quilts to choose from. Your spa bathtub includes its own “bath menu” of music and aromatherapy bath oils, not to mention full-size Hermes bath products. The lighting, curtains and air conditioning are all high-tech and controlled with the push of a button. The 42″ plasma screen televisions make for great viewing of the Burj Al Arab’s 93 channels and on-demand video menu. Many rooms also offer amazing views of the Arabian Gulf. The Royal Suite on the 25th floor even offers its own reception lounge, library, four poster canopy beds and mahogany furnishings.
If, while staying at the Burj Al Arab, you should actually want to leave your room, what other amenities and activities will you find? The answer: more than you could imagine. The Burj Al Arab’s Assawan Spa is beautiful in design and luxurious in its services. They offer a romantic moonlight swim package, which starts with a couples massage and ends in their secluded infinity pool. But that’s just the beginning of what the Assawan Spa has to offer. Guests can also enjoy a rubdown with herbal tea compresses, sure to revitalize the senses. After a caviar facial, guests of Burj Al Arab can get a 99.9% pure Platinum or Gold body tattoo for their special occasion.
And, if relaxation is not what you’re after, there are myriad more active pursuits available at the Burj Al Arab. The Wild Wadi Waterpark is a short walk from the Burj Al Arab, and offers a wide range of pools and slides for adults and children alike. Watersports are also a popular pastime at the Burj Al Arab. And, if you dare, the resort’s famous sky-high outdoor tennis court is truly a sight to behold.
A stay at the Burj Al Arab is certainly something worth experiencing, with its opulent furnishings and luxurious amenities. As the most luxurious hotel in the world, a visit to Burj Al Arab is something that will be remembered for a lifetime.
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