The Burj Al-Arab is the world’s tallest hotel, standing
321 m high, located on its own artificial island on the Dubai coastline.
Designed to resemble a billowing dhow sail, the exterior of the Burj Al-Arab is
lit up by a choreographed coloured lighting show at night. Decadent in every
way possible, it is one of the most expensive hotels in the world with the most
luxurious suites costing over $15,000 for one night.
For those without unlimited credit, the way to experience
the over-the-top opulence is to go for dinner at the underwater Al-Mahara restaurant
where floor-to-ceiling glass panels in the dining room walls allow you to view
sea life while you eat. Or, book afternoon tea at the Sky view Bar (a minimum
spend is required) on the 27th floor with its amazing panoramic views of the