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  • Writer's pictureMirko La Rosa

I brought my Mum to Rixos Premium Dubai for her Birthday

Updated: Jan 5


Overview



Welcome to Rixos Premium Dubai, where luxury and comfort blend seamlessly. Situated in the heart of Dubai's vibrant Jumeirah Beach Residence, this hotel is not just a place to stay; it's a journey into a world of upscale experiences and exclusive amenities. From its majestic architecture to its opulent interiors, Rixos Premium Dubai is a landmark of luxury, offering guests a chance to immerse themselves in an environment of lavishness and comfort.


Our visit was a family celebration for my mother's birthday, made unforgettable by the hotel's generous accommodation in a splendid two-bedroom suite and a deluxe room. The suite offered a mesmerizing 180-degree view of the Palm and Blue Water islands, providing a perfect backdrop for this special occasion. The staff's attention to detail and personalized service made our celebration even more special, ensuring every moment was cherished and every need catered to with the utmost precision.



SOMETHING ABOUT DUBAI


Dubai, the gleaming gem of the United Arab Emirates, has evolved into a haven for luxury travelers seeking an experience dipped in opulence, culture, and modernity. Nestled on the Persian Gulf's azure waters, this city is a spectacular tapestry of futuristic skyscrapers, sprawling shopping centers, and lavish lifestyles. Here’s a glimpse into what makes Dubai a quintessential luxury destination.


At the heart of Dubai's architectural wonders is the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world. A visit here isn't just about observing the city from its dizzying heights; it's about immersing in the grandeur and precision of modern engineering. Nearby, the Dubai Mall offers a shopping experience par excellence, with high-end brands and exclusive boutiques symbolizing the zenith of luxury shopping.


The culinary scene in Dubai is as diverse as its populace. Luxury dining options abound, with Michelin-starred restaurants and celebrity chef-run establishments serving a mélange of global cuisines. Experiencing a traditional Arabian meal at a high-end restaurant offers a taste of local flavors in a lavish setting.


A luxury traveler's journey in Dubai is incomplete without delving into its rich cultural heritage. The traditional Gold and Spice Souks offer a sensory overload with their vibrant alleys. For a taste of adventure, luxury desert safaris with private tents and gourmet cuisine under the stars provide a unique blend of thrill and comfort.


For those who want to experience Dubai’s grandeur from a different perspective, private yacht tours along the coast or helicopter rides offer an exclusive glimpse of this magnificent city. These experiences provide a blend of excitement and elegance, showcasing Dubai's iconic landmarks from unique vantage points.


In recent years, Dubai has been embracing sustainable luxury, offering eco-friendly options without compromising on lavishness. From sustainable resorts to green spaces like the Miracle Garden, it's clear that luxury in Dubai can also mean being kind to the planet.


Dubai is more than just a destination; it's an experience that redefines luxury. Whether it's the awe-inspiring architecture, the sumptuous accommodations, the exquisite dining, or the unique cultural experiences, Dubai offers a slice of luxury that caters to every discerning traveler. In Dubai, every moment is an opportunity to indulge in an experience that’s both grandiose and unforgettable.

In this city of dreams, luxury is not just an option; it's the very essence of its existence.


What we liked most



Here the top 5 points we absolutely loved about Rixos Premium Dubai:


  1. Sunset Views from the Suite: End your day by enjoying the breathtaking sunset views from the comfort of your suite, overlooking the stunning Palm and Blue Water islands.

  2. Beach Day at Azure: Spend a day at the Azure Beach Club, enjoying the luxurious infinity pool, relaxing on the soft sands, and soaking up the vibrant atmosphere.

  3. Being at the center of JBR, Rixos Premium Dubai offers easy access to a vibrant array of shopping, dining, and entertainment options. Stroll along The Walk at JBR, a bustling waterfront promenade lined with cafes, restaurants, and boutiques, perfect for those who love to explore urban landscapes.

  4. Spa with Live Violin: Indulge in a unique spa experience at Naturelife Spa, enhanced by the soothing melodies of a live violinist – a perfect way to relax and rejuvenate.

  5. Dinner at STK: Experience a chic and modern dining experience at STK, the hotel's American steakhouse, known for its upscale ambiance and exceptional cuisine.



SUITES



Rixos Premium Dubai offers a variety of room categories, each designed to cater to different preferences, all encapsulating the epitome of luxury living:


  • Deluxe King and Twin Rooms: Stylish rooms with floor-to-ceiling views of the city and side sea view, featuring large beds, a seating area with a 48” LED TV, espresso machines, and luxurious bathroom amenities. The blend of contemporary design and comfort in these rooms provides a perfect haven for relaxation and tranquility.

  • Premium King and Twin Rooms: Offering spectacular views of the Arabian Gulf and Ain Dubai, these rooms come with all the comfort of the Deluxe rooms but with added premium views. The serene color palette and sophisticated décor in these rooms create a soothing ambiance that is both elegant and inviting.

  • Junior Suite: With scenic views of the JBR skyline, this suite provides a living room and bedroom, perfect for those seeking extra space. The suite is a harmonious blend of luxury and functionality, designed to provide guests with a sense of home while offering all the amenities of a five-star hotel.

  • Deluxe One Bedroom Suite: Breathtaking city skyline views and partial sea view, with a spacious living area. These suites are a testament to luxury living, offering guests expansive spaces that are both opulent and homely.

  • Premium One Bedroom Suite: Enjoy views of the Arabian Gulf and Ain Dubai, along with a spacious living area and dining table. The premium suites are a sanctuary of elegance, offering unrivaled views and unparalleled luxury.

  • Premium Two Bedroom Suite: Ideal for families, this suite offers panoramic views, an expansive living area, and luxurious amenities. The two-bedroom suite is a pinnacle of luxury, providing guests with ample space, stunning views, and a host of luxurious amenities that make for an unforgettable stay.

Food & drinks



The hotel features 9 trendy and award-winning restaurants and bars with a range of global cuisines, each offering a unique gastronomic experience:


  • Turquoise: Offers Turkish and International cuisine with a buffet concept, providing a comfortable and intimate setting perfect for any meal. The restaurant's vibrant décor and lively atmosphere make it a delightful place to dine.

  • Ammos: Brings the charm of Greek cuisine to Dubai, offering a meal experience that is both genuine and blissful. The restaurant captures the essence of Mediterranean island life, making it an ideal spot for a casual yet elegant dining experience.

  • Asil: A fusion of Arabesque cuisine, blending Turkish, Lebanese, and Moroccan flavors with a creative contemporary twist. The restaurant's modern innovation and elegant décor provide a perfect setting for a luxurious dining experience.

  • Luigia Ristorante: Known for serving 'The Best Pizza in Town', Luigia prides itself on its simplicity and quality. The friendly and stylish atmosphere makes it a great place for a casual yet sophisticated meal.

  • STK Restaurant: A modern American steakhouse with a chic vibe. The upmarket interiors and trendy New York edge make STK a high-energy dining and drinks venue, perfect for a night out.

  • Black Tap Craft Burgers & Shakes: Famous for American craft burgers and shakes. The restaurant's creative and uncomplicated flavors are a testament to its commitment to quality and simplicity.

  • Azure Beach Restaurant & Bar: Offers Asian fusion dishes and a shisha terrace. The relaxed lounge area and beachside setting make Azure Beach a perfect spot for a leisurely meal or a relaxing evening.

  • Godiva Café: The world-famous Belgian chocolate maker features delicious and distinctive new chocolate creations, offering a sweet escape for chocolate lovers.

  • Lock, Stock & Barrel: A buzzing party bar with live music and international food. The trendy, casual, industrial-style venue is perfect for a night of fun and entertainment.

Services and facilities



Azure Beach Club: Azure Beach Club at Rixos Premium Dubai is a quintessence of luxury beachside living. This exclusive beach club caters to all with its relaxing lounge areas, private cabanas, and a stunning infinity pool that blends seamlessly with the horizon. The vibe here is upscale yet inviting, perfect for a day soaking up the sun or enjoying the vibrant atmosphere. The beachfront offers a serene escape with its soft sands and crystal-clear waters, making it an ideal place for relaxation or a casual swim.


Naturelife Spa with Violinist: The Naturelife Spa at the Rixos Premium Dubai is a sanctuary of tranquility and rejuvenation. Here, the unique experience of a live violinist playing classical music elevates the spa experience. As you indulge in traditional Turkish Hammam treatments or signature massages, the soothing melodies of the violin create a deeply relaxing and almost ethereal atmosphere. This fusion of luxury spa treatments and live classical music is a rare and exquisite experience, providing guests with a sense of profound relaxation and well-being.


State-of-the-Art Gym: The gym at Rixos Premium Dubai is a fitness enthusiast's dream. Equipped with the latest in exercise technology, it offers a comprehensive range of state-of-the-art fitness equipment. Whether you're looking to maintain your regular workout routine or try something new, the gym's modern facilities and inspiring environment make it an excellent place for both. The gym also offers a variety of fitness classes and personal training sessions, tailored to meet the needs of each guest.

Our experience


Our experience at Rixos Premium Dubai was nothing short of extraordinary. From the moment we stepped into the hotel, we were enveloped in an ambiance of luxury and attentive service. The Azure Beach Club was our daily retreat, offering a perfect blend of relaxation and entertainment. The infinity pool and beachfront provided a serene escape from the world, while the club's vibrant atmosphere kept us energized.


The highlight of our stay was undoubtedly the spa experience with the live violinist. The unique combination of soothing music and expert spa treatments transported us to a state of unparalleled relaxation and peace. It was an experience that engaged all our senses and left us feeling rejuvenated.


The gym was another aspect of our stay that exceeded expectations. The state-of-the-art equipment and variety of fitness classes offered an excellent way to stay active and energized throughout our vacation. The gym's modern facilities and motivating environment made it easy to maintain our fitness routine even while away from home.


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Location: Dubai JBR, UAE

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