Dusit Residence Dubai Marina
Travel Blogs from Dubai
... heat here, is like stepping into a thick syrup.
So how have I spent my time so far, well to be honest its involved a big Dubai pastime, partying and brunching, People who live and work here seem to look like they are permanently on holiday, something about the permanent sun might have something to do with it.
So my first night involved drinks on my mates balcony and then heading to a club "Rock Bottom" a night club which is one of few that you can ...
... Eid, the roads were manic and we made it just about on time. The entrance was in the Armani Hotel and you had to go down to go up. The lift to the bar was an exclusive lift that had only one option of the 123rd floor, then they make you walk down to the 122nd floor for some reason; not so fun when you're not used to wearing heels anymore!
The view from the bar was a bit of a disappointment in all honesty, with the ...
... its so surreal! The 4-wheel driving was so insane, pretty exhilarating and exciting but still amazing with all the sand and blue skies! Got some awesome photos too, the camera has been incredible too as a side note! Haha managed to get a fair few pictures with the girls on the same dunes too which was noiceeeee:) the driver was pretty friendly too and took some photos of us so that was good:) we then went and headed to the 'camp' as they called it! The sun ...
... heat! We had evening drinks, small tapas and shisha at Bab Al Shams(the desert resort & spa). We tried a traditional drink of Lemon mint which was delicious as it was basically squeezed lemons and crushed mint mixed together with a sugar syrup on the size. The idea of the resort is that you feel you're in the middle of the desert (which you are!) and that you are away from the city, however it is still a very fancy place, even with so many dung ...
... under the Dubai Mall, we made our way t the entry point and went up 120 floors in the elevator. The view was fantastic, and being dark we could see the lights. In daylight the sand would have restricted out long distance view. Again we finally left and made our way down to find some dinner and explore the Mall a little before going home and getting ready for our early departure to Munich and Budapest.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center