Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Beit Al Bahar Villas, Restaurants

Jumeirah Beach Hotel Dubai

Jumeirah Beach Hotel

The elegant lines of the Jumeirah Beach Hotel extend high into the cloudless sky. The gleaming, wave shaped hotel rises above 900m of pristine Arabian coastline and along with the notorious Burj Al Arab is representative of Dubai's ancient maritime tradition.

The exterior of the hotel is constructed from aluminium and blue plated glass, giving it an almost surreal, cool fluidity. By contrast, the interior of the hotel is vibrant and warm incorporating captivating designs and striking architecture.

In addition to being spacious and impeccably decorated, all of the 599 rooms and suites in the hotel look down over the seemingly endless waters of the Arabian Gulf. Exquisite artworks, tasteful furniture, internet access and a private fax, printer and copier add the finishing touches that put the Jumeirah into a class all of its own. For those looking for a little more privacy, the hotel has recently constructed 19 luxury villas known as the Beit Al Bahar within the haven of its tropical gardens. Each villa has its own terrace and mini plunge pool and overlooks the endless sands of the hotel's private beachfront.

Facilities offered at the hotel are precisely what one would expect from an award winning hotel. In addition to the four swimming pools and three squash courts, the hotel also features a health spa and fitness centre, a family adventure playground, a mini driving range and putting ground, beach volleyball and basketball courts and a childrens' playground. There are also seven tennis courts on the hotel grounds where both adults and children can take part in private lessons and tennis tournaments. Water sports such as windsurfing, water skiing, and kayaking are all offered from the hotels private beachfront. In addition, diving enthusiasts have the opportunity of exploring one of the first ever man made coral reefs which is located just off the shoreline.

The 18 bars and restaurants located within the hotel grounds ensure that guests are never pressed for choice when it comes to satisfying their cravings. Available menus range from traditional English pub food to french nouveau cuisine to tasty Italian dishes to hearty German meals. In addition there is also a seafood market which serves ocean fresh seafood dishes and a Villa Beach Restaurant specializing in colourful Mediterranean cuisine. For those looking to kick back and enjoy a drink or two after dinner, the Uptown bar on the hotel's 24th floor serves exotic, rainbow coloured cocktails which are best enjoyed against the backdrop of the spectacular, Arabian sunsets. As the evening wears on, guests can enjoy lively entertainment in the form of belly dancing, live bands and tango dancers to name but a few.

Rooms at the Jumeirah vary in price depending on whether they are single or double and deluxe or executive. Deluxe single rooms go from around 145 pounds ($280) to 520 pounds ($1000) per room per night, while deluxe double rooms range from approximately 160 pounds ($315) to 780 pounds ($1500) per room per night. Triple rooms and suites are also available upon request. For more information or to make a booking at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel, call the hotel directly on Tel: +971 4 3480000.