Smana Hotel Al Riqa
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- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- TV Channel One Russia
- Room service
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We are now sitting in the fine dining restaurant in the Emerates first class lounge. Just ordered quail stuffed with fois gras and fillet mignon with pink peppercorn bernaise. Floating islands for dessert. We have 1:30 AM massages and fly off to Rome at 335AM. Everything is complimentary, and this lounge is bigger than most airport terminals . Next, some quiet time on a chaise in a private ...
... of conservative, traditionally dressed Gulf Arabs mixing with bikini-clad sunbathers drinking alcohol. The only concession that the hotel makes is that access from the beach and pool to the hotel lobby is carefully monitored to ensure that nobody enters too immodestly dressed!
It’s hard for us to work out quite what Umm al-Quwain has to offer other than poorly signed diversions around extensive road works and a bizarre “housing ...
We were up at 4.30am this morning. After sleeping in yesterday, we had a wake up call, the phones alarm set, and my watch alarm set. We got ourselves ready then took our cases and bags to the concierge. We checked out in an account sense, then went to breakfast at 5.55am. It wasn't due to open until 6.30 so we got a couple of dirty looks but ...
... looking more like a rolling wave than a hotel might be more your style. If you tire of the beach it's merely a few steps away to Wild Wadi, an insane looking water park and a water slide reaching speeds of 80km/hr for you thrill seekers- maybe next time!
We make our way to the base of the Palm Islands and we are informed that the bus is taking a different route now and will not be going onto the Palm Islands. If we want to tour these we will need to get off here, switch ...
Monday 4 May 15 - Arrived 10 minutes early at 4:40am at Terminal 1. The scale and presentation of this one terminal (of three) in Dubai is hard to take on board - particularly at 5am in the morning. Fortunately there were not many planes in at the same time and we collected baggage and through Immigration in 20 minutes - most of that time spent getting from the Terminal gate to the Way Out.
Caught a pink topped taxi - driven by ladies here in Dubai - airport ...