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Dubai is the largest city of the United Arab Emirates(UAE) with more than 9 millions of inhabitants. Abu Dhabi city is the capital of the UAE. I visited the country the first time in 1998. Thecity has grown constantly and has changed a lot. Since around 1833, Dubai has been a trading port. Today the economy relies on trade, tourism, aviation, real estate and growing financial services.
The Year of Tolerance – H. H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed declared 2019 as the Year of Tolerance. The announcement aims to highlight the UAE as a global capital for tolerance and its approach, since its establishment, to be a bridge of communication between peoples of different cultures in a respectful environment that rejects extremism and emphasises on the acceptance of the other.
Read here about the history of Dubai.
Dubai Al Maktoum International Airport Dubai World Central(DWC) 45 minutes by car (depending on traffic)
Dubai International Airport Dubai International(DXB)25 minutes by car (depending on traffic)
Find out here if you need a visa to enter the UAE.
Smiling staff at the entrance of the Bvlgari Resort& Residences Dubai welcomed me warmly on my arrival early morning. It is the right place if you love to experience and enjoy the real fine life. The Bvlgari Resort & Residences Dubai is on a private seahorse-shaped island 300 metres off the coast of Dubai.Here you will feel like on a small Italian Island. A perfect world to relax and enjoy tranquility with the option to be in the city center whenever you wish. If you are looking for a private blue-turquoise water beachand garden this is the place to go when travelling to Dubai.
I had breakfast with the Assistant Sales Manager–Travel Industry and we ordered Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice, Jasmine Green Tea, Eggs Benedict with Smoked Salmon, Buffalo Burrata with Cherry Tomato, Taggiasche Olives, Pesto| Pancakes, Wild Berries, Banana and Organic Maple Syrup, Bircher Muesli and Wild Berries.
Sitting outside on the spacious balcony we enjoyed the sound of the singing birds and our view overthe Bvlgari Yacht Club. The food was freshly cooked and served with a smile. Everything was perfect and prepared with love. Here you can expect first class and personal service.
Plus points of the property:
• 25 min.from Dubai International Airport DXB
• 6 Kmfrom Burj Khalifa and Dubai Mall
• Located 5 Km from Shaikh Zayed Road
• A 600m private beach for Hotel guests
• Family-friendly: Little Gems club for children
• Arabic, English, Italian, French, Hindi, Japaneseand Mandarin speaking staff
• 6 F&B outlets including the award winning Hōseki Japanese signature Restaurant
• Water sport and sunset cruise activities
• Easy access and conditions to nearby Golf courses
The Resort offers 101 rooms and suites, including Superior Rooms, Deluxe Beach View Rooms, Premium Ocean View Rooms (all are rooms are 55 m2), Junior Suites (80 m2), Deluxe Suites (105 m2) and The Bvlgari Suites (120m2). 20 Bvlgari Hotel Pool Villas, including one-bedroom beach view villas (175 m2), two bedroom beach view villas (250m2), two bedroom skyline view villas (250 m2), three bedroom skyline view villas (315 m2) and The Bvlgari Villa (540m2). All 20 Bvlgari Villas are a home away from home all exquisitely furnished with the highest quality Italian luxury furniture brands.
Bvlgari Il Cioccolato
Bvlgari chocolate is known as the “chocolate gem” creations of the Roman jeweller. It is a sense-enveloping experience that the most sophisticated palates will immediately recognize and appreciate as pure Bvlgari. For all chocolate lovers a dream! Watch the video
Spa & Fitness
The Bvlgari Spaprovides therapeutic facial and body treatments, products and services. Opening hours for treatments: 9 am –10 pmSpa facilities: 7am –11 pmCosmetic products from Bvlgari and La Mercan be purchasedat the entrance of the beauty reception as well as some beachwear.
The Bvlgari High Jewellery Boutique
Discover Fiorever –Fioreveris a tribute to love, passion and joy of life.Mr. Mohammad Malik Mebar is the Boutique Client Sales Advisor of the Bvlgari Resort & Residences Dubai. Get in touch with him if you wish to purchase a Fiorever.
The Bvlgari Shop
Here you can buy Bvlgari products as souvenir gift or just something for yourself: books, perfumes, candles, clothes, accessoires and more. A boutique with an extensive range of products. Bvlgari and Safe the ChildrenTo mark the decade-long collaboration between
Bvlgari and Save the Children, the Bvlgari Majlis is hosting a special exhibit reflecting 10 years of a journey undertaken by Save the Children and Bvlgari to support children’s education. Read more here.
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Sightseeing in Deira, Dubai
Deira is an area in the city of Dubai bordered by the Persian Gulf, Sharjah and Dubai Creek. Historically, Deira has been the commercial center of Dubai, but has been losing its importance during the past few years due to recent development along Sheikh Zayed Road and areas further down the coast toward Abu Dhabi. Port Saeed is a small port along Deira’s shore of Dubai Creek. Port Saeed holds some of the dhow cruises and small shipping boats in Dubai. A must-visit are the legendary souks when in Dubai.For centuries, goods travelling from India, Africa and Asia along the Silk Route were traded in these bustling districts.A must-visit is the Gold Souq. It is Dubai’s most famous and visited souq offering a huge selection of all types of jewelry.The ornate pieces range from delicate rings to full body armor, an extravagant accessory that makes the souk ideal for prospective brides desiring a stand-out masterpiece to enhance their special day. The world’s heaviest gold ring is the Najmat Taiba(Star of Taiba) created by Taiba for Gold and Jewellery Co., Ltd, of Saudi Arabia. The ring is mounted with 5.17 kg of precious stones from SignityMiddle East and set on a 58.686 kg 21 carat gold ring, supported by World Gold Council, UAE with a total weight of 63.856 kg. And YES, Gold is an everlastingand wise investment! The art of wealth preservation: GoldThe Spice Souq is located next to the Gold Souq.What to buy? Cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, saffron, tea and many more spices and herbs.
Dining in Dubai
We recommend the Lebanese Restaurant Babel for seafood and mezze at La Mer by Meraason the beachside area in Jumeirah 1. Beside the one in Dubaithey have three branches in Lebanonas well as one in Kuwait. The Restaurant is laid out over two levels and it has a spacious terrace. Great ambience, yummy food and very friendly staff. They have a large seafood bar and also an indoor dining area. We were on the balcony seating upstairs and had some mezze dishes such as shrimps Beiruty and cheese rolls. We also were served complimentary fruits and sweets!
Table reservation: +971 4 419 0220 Babel La Mer, Dubai
24 hours in Dubai with Pearls of Switzerland tours, trips and more
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