This is one big hotel in one vibrant city. Its a 294-room hotel, situated in Madinat Jumeirah, a 40-hectare resort overlooking a wonderful view of the Jumeirah beach. The site is right next to the Burj Al Arab and Wild Wadi Water-park. Also, the Mall of the Emirates is short taxi ride away.
The resort is themed according to traditional Arabian designs with low-rise, sand-colored buildings decorated by faux wind towers circled by lavish gardens. Thats not it, because you will be amazed by almost two miles of man-made canals.
The hotel boasts almost each and every Arabian design style you could think of, from keyhole arches and creamy stucco friezes to carved wood and mosaic tiles, in addition to a staggering five-tonne Swarovski crystal chandelier in the lobby.
It’s stunningly exotic and not the place for those who are looking for something moderate. Guests can enjoy on foot, by buggy or by wooden boat. There is just a lot of stuff you can do here. There are countless swimming pools including two indoor pools in the fitness center. I was startled by a two-kilometer-long private beach.
Visitors can also make use of free and unlimited access to the watermark. The hotel has a spa named the Talise Spa which is widely recognized as the city’s best and biggest with 26 treatment rooms (including three for couples).
Standard rooms are as rich as the open zones, with cut dim wood furniture, scalloped curves, designed floor coverings and extravagant textures in shades of beige, gold and maroon.
Bathrooms highlight a stroll in shower, little tub and luxuries from Omani scent house, Amouage, while mindful subtleties incorporate both lightweight and thicker fleecy wraparounds and turn down treats like smaller than usual containers of eye gel.
There is no automatic device framework to control the lights, window ornaments or air con, and only a pot instead of a coffee machine. It merits moving up to a sea see room with patio disregarding the greenery enclosures and waterways.
With such a confounding line-up of bars and eateries, choosing where to eat will presumably be your most saddling choice. Set ideal on the shoreline in the shadow of Burj Al Arab, Shimmers wins on environment.
The straightforward Greek food – flame broiled ocean bream with wild greens, chicken gyros with naively constructed pita bread – was generally great, in spite of the fact that the gray tomatoes in the Cretan dakos starter needed flavor.
Breakfast at Arboretum, taken on the patio sitting above the conduits, was fantastic, with a wide determination of organic products, oats, cakes, cold cuts, crisp juices and hot dishes. Al Fayrooz, the raised anteroom relax, was a flawless spot for a latte, which accompanied a dainty plate of chomp measured baklava and truffles.