Bvlgari Resort Dubai Review

Published on: Feb 19, 2021
Alyce Gibson
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Super-luxe yet low-key, Bvlgari Resort Dubai brings Italian style to the UAE’s most cosmopolitan city. Chic with an upscale Mediterranean seaside feel, this low-rise property with its striking exterior designed to impress stands out in sharp contrast to Dubai’s many towering skyscrapers. Read our review to discover why this Dubai resort is so popular, including all of the details you need to decide if it’s the right one for you.

Why we recommend the Bvlgari Resort Dubai – optimum relaxation

This is a place to sit back and relax, whether it’s at the superlative 1,700 square metre spa with its oriental hammam, soothing vitality pool and aroma steam rooms, or beside the cabana and palm tree-lined swimming pool at the Marina and Yacht Club – a world-first for Bvlgari. 

Best for… luxury seekers

The Bvlgari Resort Dubai offers the ultimate experience in luxury holidaying! This resort serves up timeless glamour with an indoor swimming pool inlaid with gold mosaics, silk-fabric wallpaper and cashmere blankets in the rooms, suites and villas plus dining options overseen by a Michelin-star chef. 

You’ll fall in love with the understated elegance of this sleek resort where the stunning views, pools, restaurants, an in-house chocolatier and marina provide more than enough reason never to leave. 

Where is the resort located? 

This exclusive urban oasis sits on Jumeirah Bay Island, a man-made seahorse-shaped island connected to central Dubai by a 300-metre bridge. It may be just a 20-minute drive from the world’s tallest tower – the iconic Burj Khalifa – but it feels like a peaceful hideaway. You don’t have to worry about a long drive from the airport, either, as Dubai International is also around 20 minutes away by car. You'll be through arrivals and exploring this luxury destination in no time. 

Attractions near Bvlgari Resort Dubai

  • Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo – Get a unique insight into how marine creatures live with this aquarium’s underwater tunnel and close-up encounters.
  • Aquaventure Waterpark – Get your heart rate up on some of the 30 water rides and aquatic-themed attractions at Atlantis, The Palm’s on-site waterpark. This includes everything from relaxing lazy rivers to record-breaking slides, making it the perfect place to have a little cool down. 
  • Burj KhalifaPerhaps one of the most iconic sights in Dubai, the Burj Khalifa is the tallest tower in the world. Standing at an impressive 829.8m tall, you’ll get an incredible view of the city from the observation deck.

Rooms and accommodation at Bvlgari Resort Dubai

Featuring warm wooden decor and a host of modern amenities, Bvlgari Resort Dubai certainly doesn’t disappoint when it comes to the rooms, suites and villas. Whether you’re planning a romantic trip for two, a family holiday or even a solo adventure, you’ll find a luxury option to suit your needs at this gorgeous resort.

We’ve picked the Bvlgari Suite as our personal favourite due to its incredible wrap-around balcony with incredible views of the famed Dubai skyline You’ll also find a spacious living area – complete with a huge library and mini bar hidden away in a vintage-style luggage case – and marble bathroom where the two-person Jacuzzi comes with a view.

If you decide to splurge, the 540 square metres Bvlgari Villa comes with an expansive private garden, oval-shaped temperature-controlled swimming pool, fully equipped kitchenette, private home cinema, indoor Jacuzzi and its very own hammam.

What to do & where to eat at Bvlgari Resort Dubai

Sumptuous spa days

Relax and refresh your mind, body and soul at the luxurious on-site spa. Choose from a wealth of replenishing treatments, all of which are designed to help you sink into a sense of bliss. Warm stone massages, full-body wraps, traditional Balinese rituals and facial treatments are all available, guaranteed to revitalise you from head to toe. Even without booking a treatment, the spa itself provides a laidback yet luxurious vibe and incredible views of the ocean. 

Get active

If you feel like swapping chill out time for activity, there’s no shortage of ways to burn some energy. Take part in yoga, boxing, pilates and strength training at the Workshop Gymnasium, all of which are hosted by an expert trainer. Prefer to work out alone? The state of the art fitness centre is the way to go. There is a variety of top of the range cardio machines and free weights to help keep you on your fitness journey during your stay. 

Fine dining and al fresco eateries

Choose from six restaurants and bars located on-site, all of which serve a variety of cuisines. Hōseki is the place to be if you want to sample authentic Japanese dishes, including sushi and miso soup, while the seafood-focused La Spiaggia is a relaxed affair and is where the exclusive beach club comes alive at night, lit up by lanterns and candlelight. But the stand-out dining option for us is Il Ristorante, a fine-dining Italian restaurant overlooking the marina and overseen by Niko Romito, a three-star Michelin chef. 

Bvlgari Resort Dubai FAQs 

What room amenities are available?

While it varies from room to room, amenities include free high-speed W-iFi, flatscreen televisions, air conditioning, a mini bar, complimentary toiletries and room service. 

Which languages are spoken by the staff?

The friendly staff at this resort speak a multitude of languages, including English, Russian, Spanish, German, French, Italian and Chinese.

What kind of breakfast is served at Bvlgari Resort Dubai?

You can enjoy a number of different types of breakfast, including continental and à la carte.

What property amenities are available?

Facilities at this resort include both indoor and outdoor pools, multiple on-site restaurants, a spa and fitness centre, a kid’s club and free Wi-Fi. 

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Find the perfect resort for you with our detailed Dubai hotel reviews. With so many amazing options available in this glamorous city, we understand how tricky it can be to find the right one for you. That’s why we’ve made it our mission to provide as much detail as possible, with reviews including the likes of Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, One&Only Royal Mirage and JA The Resort.

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