Bulgari Hotels & Resorts will open the Bulgari Resort in Dubai on December 7, 2017, according to a statement released by the company.
A ultimate urban resort, The Bulgari Resort Dubai is part of the Bulgari Resort & Residences Dubai, developed by Meraas, a leading Dubai-based holding company, said the statement.
Located on the magical seahorse shaped island, it is set to become the destination of choice for visitors seeking the solitude of an island escape, the residential feeling of a private house, yet situated just minutes from the heart of the vibrant city and its cultural attractions.
“The Bulgari Resort & Residences Dubai is another milestone for the Bulgari Hotels and Resorts Collection and represents a tribute to the importance of the Middle East market for the Bulgari brand,” said Jean-Christophe Babin, Chief Executive Officer of Bulgari.
Commenting on the completion of the Bulgari Resort, Abdulla Al Habbai, Meraas Group Chairman said: “We are confident this project will contribute and will add a new dimension to the tourism and hospitality landscape in-line with the Dubai Vision 2020 for tourism and strengthen Dubai’s global position as a leading tourism destination.”
As with all the Bulgari Hotels & Resorts, the Bulgari Resort Dubai was designed by renowned Italian architectural firm Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel. Both the interiors and exteriors have been created with the same detail and precision of a Bulgari jewel: pairing rare, raw materials according to colour, texture and feel, and sculpting them into objects of enduring beauty.
Styled with European inspired boulevards, illuminated gardens and pools, it blends Mediterranean landscaping with the natural surroundings of the shores of the Arabian Gulf.
The resort includes 101 hotel rooms and suites and 20 hotel villas, all exquisitely furnished with the highest quality Italian luxury furniture brands such as Maxalto, Flos, Fexform and others, in an expression of the quality of ‘Made in Italy’. All rooms and suites have expansive views over the breathtaking Dubai skyline or the Arabian Gulf, with large balconies to truly soak up the magnificent scenery.
For guests looking for ultimate space and privacy, the resort’s five categories of villa enable families and friends to create a bespoke experience. Ranging from one to three bedrooms, with options to connect villas, the properties vary from 175 sqm to 540 sqm in size, all with a personal butler service and private pool and gazebo.
The 540 sqm Bulgari Villa is the ultimate jewel in the crown, and is ideal for family escapes or a gathering of friends. Features include a large living area, a sunken bath tub and a private lush garden with a large outdoor swimming pool, to ensure guests are provided with every home comfort they could possibly need.
The 1,700 sqm BVLGARI Spa adds a further luxurious touch to the guest experience with eight treatment rooms and 25-metre indoor pool with full sea view through its magnificent floor to ceiling windows, providing guests with that ‘on the beach’ feeling, whatever the weather.
In true Italian tradition, where excellent dining is a must, the resort offers several sumptuous offerings. Bulgari Hotels & Resorts’ own Michelin starred Italian chef, Niko Romito, has curated a blend of modern and classical Italian concepts exclusively for Il Ristorante by Niko Romito, interpreting the exquisite flavours of Italy with modern simplicity.
Working from his three-starred restaurant in Italy, and regularly counselling his personally-trained chef resident in the hotel, he brings to Il Ristorante by Niko Romito, a menu that expresses the Italian culture at its best.
Guests can also enjoy the same sense of Italian simplicity and flavours at Il Cafe, while in the classically-designed Lobby Lounge, offering the residential atmosphere of a living room where guests can enjoy Italian-themed teas in a relaxed setting, surrounded by sumptuous soft furnishings, coffee table books and famous icons of Bulgari’s rich heritage, a taste of modern Italian comfort.
Charm of a Mediterranean village
The resort’s beach, La Spiaggia, with private villa cabanas, a children’s pool and club and an outdoor pool and restaurant, is the perfect spot to wind down by day or night. During the day, guests can enjoy a variety of international food and drinks, while by night, the beach club glistens under the lanterns and candlelight, and offers the perfect spot to enjoy the sea breeze.
Nestled on the end of the Marina, the world’s first Bulgari Marina & Yacht Club is a unique destination which overlooks a 50-boat harbour and recreates the charm of a Mediterranean village in the heart of the Arabian Gulf.
Featuring amenities including the Yacht Club Italian Restaurant specializing in fish, the members lounge, outdoor pool and bar, and the first branded kids’ club, the Little Gems Club, the Yacht Club is set to become an exclusive destination.
Conveniently situated in the stunning Jumeira area in the centre of Dubai, the resort is just a short drive from many of the city’s attractions. Slightly further away on the north side rises the magnificent Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood along Dubai Creek, where the city’s flavours, culture and diversity truly come to life, while, on the other side, the trendy areas of Dubai are only a few miles away.