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High Tea at the Burj Al Arab

 

 

magnificent hotel on a manmade Island

magnificent hotel on a manmade Island

How can a hotel be 7 Stars? I thought star ratings stopped at five? I had been hearing about this 7 star hotel built on the most luxurious manmade Island, accessible only by rolls royce, a reservation and deep pockets. When I vacationed in Dubai I decided I had to see this “wonder of the world” so I made a reservations. I could only afford High Tea which was a whopping $177usd/person

I arrived with my friends about 30 minutes before the time of our reservations. The building was simply spectacular although a little too gaudy for my taste. There were dancing fountains in the lobby, speed elevators, gold plated everything.

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Our table included a view of palm Island and a lovely view of the Arabian Sea. Words cannot describe the oppulence.

The Arabian Sea

The Arabian Sea

 

Table view

Table view

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We were greeted by our Indonesian waitress and then the meal started. We ate, laughed. snapped pictures  and ate some more. Food was delicious although there was a high risk of developing diabetes after eating so many desserts.

Dates Stuffed with Apricots – 1st Course

Biscotti

Beef and Potatoes

Beef and Potatoes

Assorted Sadnwiches

Assorted Sandwiches

Coffee

Assorted muffins with jams and clotted crew,

Assorted muffins with jams and clotted cream,

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Sorbet

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Jams and clotted cream

 

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It was my birthday so our waitress brought over cake and a rose.

 

I thoroughly enjoyed my experience at the Burj Al Arab  and definitely recommend it this activity for anyone travelling to Dubai. I felt that I “arrived!”. I don’t think that I would do it a second time though.

 

Until next time

Jamaican Girl