Intriguing Insights into Burj Al Arab Jumeirah

Discover the complete majesty of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah


Intriguing Insights into Burj Al Arab Jumeirah

Discover the complete majesty of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah

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It is exceptionally tall 

The distinctive sail-shaped silhouette of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah epitomizes modern Dubai's elegance. Crafted to resemble the graceful sail of an Arabian dhow, it reaches a majestic height of 321 metres, asserting its prominence along Dubai’s coastline.

Burj Al Arab Club Suite Living Room Top View

The eiderdown duvets in the rooms are some of the most exclusive in the world 

Renowned for its unwavering commitment to opulence, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah embraces nothing short of the extraordinary. Its eiderdown duvets stand as a testament to this pursuit, sourced meticulously from abandoned eider duck nests in Iceland. With each nest yielding a mere 15-20g of down and an annual harvest limit of 2,000kg, these duvets embody exclusivity and refinement, embodying a luxury beyond compare.

Burj Al Arab Club Suite Living Room Top View

Nine types of pillows are available to guests on the pillow menu 

Burj Al Arab Jumeirah's pillow menu is tailored to ensure every guest enjoys a blissful night’s sleep.

Burj Al Arab Bedroom

It sits on a man-made island

Rising on a man-made island, 280 metres from the shores of the renowned Jumeirah Beach.

Burj Al Arab Jumeirah Aerial Drone

It took five years to build

Embarking in 1994, the journey to bring forth this iconic landmark commenced. Shaping the island itself unfolded over two years, followed by a dedicated three-year span to raise the magnificent hotel that graces it today.

Burj Al Arab Terrace Aerial Drone

It has broken an impressive number of records

In 2008, the Burj Al Arab ascended to new heights, claiming the Guinness World Record for the most lavish cocktail at an astonishing value of 27,321 AED. Noteworthy accolades continued in 2016 as the iconic establishment unveiled the world's largest tin of caviar, a masterpiece carrying 17kg of Empress caviar – an exclusive, fully-certified organic variant sourced from indigenous-raised sturgeon.

Burj Caviar

The hotel has 6 in-house florists

A team of up to six florists takes about eight hours to create the flower arrangements in the lobby, using flowers shipped from Holland, Kenya, South Africa and Thailand. The flower team always aims to include a guest’s favourite flowers in the floral displays in their suite, creating bespoke arrangements ahead of their arrival.

Burj Al Arab Jumeirah Palm Garden Wedding

The interiors are gilded in 24-carat gold

Approximately 1,790sqm of 24-carat gold leaf was used to embellish the hotel’s opulent interiors.

Burj Al Arab Gold 273

It is home to the largest Swarovski crystal ceiling in the world

The ceiling is adorned with 21,000 crystals, used to represent the Milky Way. The installation is worth AED 1.3 million

Interior of the Junsui Restaurant at Jumeirah Burj Al Arab

More than 24,000sqm of Statuario marble is used throughout the hotel

The hotel showcases an exquisite array of over 30 distinct varieties of Statuario marble, adorning both its walls and floors. This very marble, reminiscent of the one wielded by the renowned Italian artist Michelangelo for his masterpieces, including the iconic statue of David.

Burj Al Arab Presidential Suite master Bathroom

The spa is set 150m above the Arabian Gulf

The hotel’s ultra-luxurious Talise Spa is set on the 18th floor, giving guests spectacular views as they unwind.

Jumeirah Bruj Al Arab Talise Spa pool3_6-4

The hotel’s dramatic helipad has given a platform to a number of incredible stunts

In 2004, Tiger Woods teed off from the helipad. A year later, Andre Agassi and Roger Federer took to it to play tennis on a makeshift court. In 2013, Chinese world number one players, Long Ma (men’s) and ShiWen Liu (women’s) played the first ever table tennis match on the platform. And more recently, in 2017, professional kitesurfer Nick Jacobsen, jumped off it with his kiteboard, in a death-defying world first.

Jumeirah Beach Hotel Helipad

The Terrace is the first man-made luxury beach facility of its kind

The 10,000sqm luxury platform, which features two pools, cabanas and a 1,120sqm beach area (for which 1,000 tonnes of white sand were imported) opened in 2017. The Terrace was constructed in a cruise ship and yacht production facility in Finland before being shipped to Dubai in six pieces. Since then, its two pools have been adorned with 10 million gold and azure mosaic tiles.

Burj Al Arab Jumeirah Terrace Drone

The hotel has a designated turtle hospital

Burj Al Arab and neighbouring Madinat Jumeirah are home to Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project (DTRP), which treats sick and injured sea turtles in collaboration with Dubai’s Wildlife Protection Office, Dubai Falcon Clinic and the Central Veterinary Research Laboratory. Since it was launched in 2004, the programme has released more than 1,600 rescued sea turtles safely back into the Arabian Gulf.

Burj Arab Turtle Release