Sunday, February 28, 2010

Dubai Aquarium at the Dubai Mall

Immerse your senses in a stimulating environment featuring vivid colours, spectacular marine life and incredible experiences. Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo at The Dubai Mall allows you to get up close and personal with more than 33,000 aquatic creatures. The world's largest aquarium window brings you face-to-face with enormous Sand Tiger Sharks, graceful Stingrays, giant Groupers and shimming shoals of pelagic fish. It all adds up to an underwater adventure that promises to be truly memorable.

The Dubai Aquarium – vast, entertaining, an engineering marvel, three storeys tall and featuring glass ‘walk-through’ tunnels that contain exotic marine life.

The Dubai Aquarium is located at the Dubai Mall. There is a tunnel you walk through with sharks, rays, and fish of all shapes and sizes swimming over you and around you. After the tunnel you go into the area where there are more fish and sea animals kept in sizable aquariums of their own at the level of children. From jelly fish to sea otters you enjoy a little sea life at our fingertips.

Dubai Beaches and Beach Parks

Dubai is a coastal city and has amazing beaches all over, now that Dubai has become a tourist destination and a developers dream with unlimited resources and money, Dubai has added even more beaches in the form of artificial coastline on housing and recreational complexes like the Palm Islands and the worlds Island. Whether you are visiting Dubai for a couple of days or for a week visiting one of the many beaches in Dubai and the surrounding emirates is a must do.

If you are staying at one of the amazing beach hotels that line the coast of Dubai you will have ample access to the hotels private beaches if not there are many open and public beaches that you can go to, Dubai has gone a step further and made Public beach parks with facilities for bathrooms, showers, cafe's beach chair rentals etc. also in these beach parks you will find BBQ Grills that you can use to make amazing food to enjoy at the beach.

Two of the most popular Public Beach Parks are.
  • Al Mamzar beach park for its four pristine beaches, two swimming pools, children's playground, picnic areas and fresh water showers. Call 04 296 6201 for inquiries.
  • Jumeirah Beach Park for its large lawned areas, beautiful flowers and shrubs. Call 04 349 2555 for enquiries.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Best Hotels of Dubai

Burj Al Arab
Burj Al Arab or Arabian Tower is the ultimate symbol of Dubai, it is also famously known as the sail of arabia because is shaped like the sail of a ship.

The stunning property has already become an internationally recognizable landmark and is known as the world’s tallest hotel. Burj Al Arab’s sail shaped structure, which soars 321 metres above the Arabian Gulf, is taller than Eiffel Tower in Paris and just 60 meters shorter than New York’s Empire State Building.

Burj Al Arab scales new heights of luxury, introducing new levels of comfort with its superlative standards of acomodation and service in its suites. leisure facilities and restaurants. Built on a man-made island lying 280 metres offshore, the hotel houses 202 duplex suites, which are both spacious and lavish, with the personal services provided by private butlers.

The hotel offers the guests a feast for both the eyes and the plate. From the highest point of the hotel right doown the sea level, the restaurants locations are as impressive as the creative menus. Whether the guests are looking for a healthy snack or the best in haute cuisine, the six Burj Al Arab restaurants have perfect answers every time.

The stunning Assawan Spa is inspired by the architecture of ancient Arabia. Facilities include exercise equipment, indoor swimming pools, Jacuzzi and a seperate reserved area for ladies.

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Al Qasr Hotel
Elevated as if to emphasis its splendor, Al Qasr is the "palace" at the heart of Madinat Jumeirah, The Arabian Resort - Dubai. Approached via a ceremonial causeway, this majestic mansion style hotel rises up to form the jewel in the crown of the world’s most sublime Resort and authentic recreation of ’old Arabia’.

Surrounded by water, Al Qasr forms a virtual island looking down upon a multitude of fascinating aspects: ancient wind towers, pools, meandering waterways and the superb two kilometer wide private beach.

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Bab Al Shams
Bab Al Shams or The Gateway to the Sun. Is located in the middle of the Arabian Desert, Emerging from the heart of the desert, Jumeirah Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa is an elegant luxurious desert resort in a traditional Arabic fort setting.

For those seeking a unique desert experience within easy reach of Dubai, Jumeirah Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa presents the ideal destination.

Jumeirah Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa offers 113 exquisitely appointed rooms in a rustic Arabic style.

Online @ Bab Al Shams

Jumeirah Group

Jumeirah was founded in 1997 with an aim that was as clear in its simplicity as it was bold in its ambition; an aim to become a hospitality industry leader through establishing a world class portfolio of hotels.

Hotels that would not just aspire to the benchmarks set by the world’s finest establishments, but actually redefine them. Hotels that would be destinations in their own right. Hotels that would offer a unique travel experience. Today Jumeirah Groups hotels have achieved that and are the best to stay at.

Online @ Jumeirah Group

Royal Mirage Hotel
Royal Mirage Hotel is located on the exclusive Jumeirah Beach, approximately twenty minutes from Dubai , opposite the Golf Club and adjacent to the Dubai International Marine Club.

The Royal Mirage blends fantasy and tradition in the opulent splendor of a rediscovered Arabian fortress, this distinctive beach resort pays homage to Arabian architecture and hospitality. All rooms are sea facing, central air conditioning, walk-in closet,luxurious bathroom with separate shower, private balconies or ground floor patios, themed bar and dinning experiences including the spectacular Kasbar for evening entertainment.

Online @ Royal Mirage

Friday, February 5, 2010

The best Spa in Dubai- Amara Spa

No tourist destination is complete without good spas. Dubai is known for its great variety of spas. Amara being the best amongst the lot.

Located in idyllic surroundings on the banks of the Dubai Creek and world-famous Dubai Creek Golf Course, Amara is a true sanctuary of luxury and tranquility. A magnificent tribute to the ancient Moorish palaces, the white exterior and royal blue domes offer a welcoming entrance into this private and secluded spa, where exotic rituals have been created to stimulate the senses, soothe and rejuvenate.

A unique place where the senses are awakened with calm settings, a scent of rare oils, captivating lush gardens and a tranquil swimming pool. With soft evening light of flicking candles and oil lanterns, Amara spa is reminiscent of the ’Arabian Nights’ tale.

The Amara concierge will customize your experience using the ancient healing philosophies of Diamond, Emerald, Ruby and Sapphire. These precious jewels, each with its own physical and spiritual benefits, combined with the finest products, Arabian teas and authentic delicacies, ensure a quality and personalized experience.

Begin your journey with a refreshing rain shower in the private garden of your spacious spa suite. Couples’ suites are also available for a shared spa experience. This will prepare you for your rose petal hand and foot ritual. Drift away with the surrounding euphoric aromas of the Orient having chosen your own music from the music menu … and this is just the beginning.