- It features a full-service marina, private yacht club and the brand’s first in-resort concept store
Bvlgari Resort and Residences has opened a five-star luxury resort on Jumeirah Bay Island, Dubai, a manmade island carved into the shape of a seahorse and adjoined by a 300m bridge to central Dubai coastline, the sunny property is a true ‘urban oasis,’ for visitors and residents alike.
Opened in December 2017, the Bvlgari Resort & Residences Dubai adds a new jewel to the brand luxury hospitality collection. Designed entirely by Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel, the renowned Italian architectural firm that has created all the Bulgari Hotels & Resorts, the 158,000 square-metre property is a first-of-its-kind development for Bulgari, both in scale and magnitude.
The resort is charming with a Mediterranean village feel. The complex features the Resort, six residential buildings with 173 sea facing apartments, 15 private mansions, and Bulgari’s first-ever Marina and Yacht Club.
It consists of 101 rooms and suites, as well as 20 Bulgari villas with pool, garden and sea-view, The Bulgari Resort & Residences Dubai offers a full range of amenities, such as the gourmet Il Ristorante – Niko Romito, the Il Café open all day, Il Bar with its iconic oval-shaped Bulgari bar and La Spiaggia the most exclusive beach Club with private beach and a unique mosaic-design outdoor swimming pool. Guests can also enjoy the 1,700 square-metre Spa with hammam, indoor pool, fitness centre, beauty salon with a traditional barbershop and hairdresser. To add relish to the guest’s stay, the complex comprises a private Marina featuring 50 boat berths and the first world’s Bulgari Yacht Club with peerless views over the sea.
Surrounded by lush gardens with Mediterranean vegetation, the Resort blends traditional design with contemporary Italian architecture, accentuated by Middle Eastern touches such as a custom-designed brise soleil. Patterned like winding coral and conceived as a tribute to both the sea and Arabic tradition for sun shading, the coral pattern is extended above the windowed views giving onto Dubai’s skyline and the Arabian Gulf.
It is a two-minute ride from the mainland. Rate from £600