Burj Al Arab hotel is the world’s only seven start hotel.
It is located on Jumeirah Beach in Dubai.
One of the reasons for that are its unique architecture,
which includes a helipad, luxury suites,
five swimming pools and more.
It took five years to build
Construction began on the iconic landmark in 1994.
It took two years to create the island, and then three years to build the hotel itself.
The Burj Al Arab is a hotel building in Dubai
The building was named after the Arabic term for Lighthouse or Tower.
Standing on its own island, the 147-meter tall Burj Al Arab
offers luxurious lodging to those who can afford it.
In addition to 205 rooms and suites,
the Burj Al Arab has three duplex penthouses as well as a helipad.
who is the architecture of Burj Al Arab hotel
Burj Al Arab architecture is designed by Tom Wright and Bill Baker
and built by Swanke Hayden Connell.
the hotel has a shape of a sail and is a tallest hotel
with a total height of 321 m (1,053 ft) and includes 153 guest suites.
It sits on a man-made island
Located 280m off the shores of Dubai (burj al arab price)
Burj Al Arab was built on a man-made island
Guests access it via a bridge road that is 340m long.
Interior design theme are gilded in 24-carat gold
Approximately 1,790sqm of 24-carat gold leaf was
used to embellish the hotel’s opulent interiors.
The interior design theme was conceived by French designer Christian Liaigre.
Around 24000sqm of Statuario marble is used throughout the hotel
The hotel features more than 30 different types of Statuario marble,
in the walls and flooring.
It is the same marble that was used by Italian artist Michelangelo
to create many of his most famous sculptures including the statue of David.
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.
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.