People often forget the Azores when booking a holiday but in recent years the archipelago is finally getting the recognition it deserves. The incredible islands have an unbelievable amount to offer and are one of Europe’s most breathtaking natural havens. The Furnas Boutique Hotel is a luxury hotel which offers visitors a stunning experience to connect with nature and to truly relax.
Located on the São Miguel Island, in the valley of the Furnas, which is the area with the most concentrated thermal waters in Europe, the Furnas Boutique Hotel is truly a remarkable luxury experience bathed in the peace and tranquillity of nature.
The interior design is reflective of the relaxation you will experience during your stay. The beautiful combination of modern and traditional influences creates a stunning balance and helps visitors to find their zen whilst connecting to nature. The use of an earthy and down-to-earth palette of greys and browns as well as the stone elements truly integrates the Furnas Boutique Hotel into its surroundings.
The Hotel offers a wide range of experiences for each type of traveller. From the adventure and sports enthusiasts to nature lovers, there is something to do for everyone.
The Furnas Boutique Hotel also has its stunning À Terra restaurant. The natural fruits of nature and the rustic lifestyle inspire the incredible food here. With a menu boasting plates that will bring you the most delicious aromas, textures and tastes.
The Thermal Spa at this luxury boutique hotel must not be overlooked. This is the perfect place to unwind and appreciate the true tranquillity of the island. The Furnas Boutique Hotel boasts both an outdoor and indoor thermal experience pools.
Of course they also have a sauna and Turkish bath as well as a luxuriously wide range of spa treatments from exfoliations, massages, hidromassages and even reflexology. This spa leaves nothing to be desired and you will leave completely relaxed.
When booking your next holiday to Europe do not forget to take a look at what the Azores has to offer and in particular the Furnas Boutique Hotel, the perfect place to take everything in and unwind.
Hotels in Dubai can basically be broken down into three categories: beach, city and desert. When visiting Dubai for business, most people choose one of the hotels in the heart of the city because either they are attending a conference at a hotel downtown, or they need to be near the World Trade Center or the Dubai Convention Center. These hotels are all close to the airport and located in the business district. If you tire of sitting in meeting rooms, many of these hotels provide shuttles to the beach, or you can spend your free time in their world-class spas, restaurants, pools, or shopping malls.
If you need to be in the city center but would like to be near the water, choose a hotel on Dubai Creek. The creek comes in from the Persian Gulf and splits the city almost equally in two.
When stepping into Al Bustan Rotana Dubai, guests are enchanted by its unique blend of traditional Arabian hospitality and modern luxury, synonymous only with a Leading Hotel of the World. This 5 star hotel in Dubai offers luxury accommodation and is an ideal choice for discerning business and leisure travellers.
Al Bustan Rotana lies in the heart of Dubai, close to the city’s major shopping areas and just a few minutes away from Dubai International Airport and the World Trade Centre Exhibition Halls. This central Dubai hotel is situated close to the business and commercial districts of Deira and Bur Dubai and conveniently located near the City Centre Shopping Mall, Dubai Festival City and two world-class golf clubs.
Al Murooj Rotana Hotel & Suites raises the bar for sophistication, luxury and indulgence in Dubai. With a glamorous look and tropical ambience, Al Murooj Rotana Hotel & Suites, Dubai, stands out as an oasis of chic, providing passersby with just a hint of a provocative and seductive interior scene within. Al Murooj Rotana Hotel & Suites is part of the prestigious Al Murooj complex in the heart of Dubai’s business district. A landmark for its architecture and its ideal location, Al Murooj Rotana Hotel & Suites is now welcoming guests for business and leisure.
A unique blend of contemporary design and urban chic, The Fairmont Dubai is an icon in the business heart of the city. Designed with business in mind this multi-use complex – which includes apartments and offices – is just minutes from Dubai’s key attractions, shopping facilities, golf clubs, beaches and directly linked to the Dubai International Convention Center by the ‘Fairmont Walkway’. Ten contemporary dining experiences intrigue the palate with numerous options including the multi award-winning Spectrum on One restaurant and The Exchange Grill with its adjacent Cigar Bar; and health facilities offer a wealth of amenities including two terrace sundecks complemented by handcrafted mosaic swimming pools. Willow Stream, the spa at the Fairmont Dubai promises to treat the senses and help you find your energy. The Exchange Business Floor offers individual virtual offices and executive boardrooms all equipped with DSL lines and Wireless Internet, while 128 stylish suites and 266 guestrooms boast panoramic views of the city and interactive TV & entertainment systems. Business facilities include an adaptable auditorium venue with smart wall technology and the latest in hi-tech audio visual services. Flexibility is assured with 18 breakout rooms and a ballroom ideal for any exhibition or social event. The Fairmont Dubai is sure to meet both your business and leisure needs, bringing together luxurious surroundings and modern amenities with renowned Fairmont service.
The InterContinental Dubai Festival City is set to become a new landmark. Located on Dubai creek with stunning views in every direction and just a ten minute drive from Dubai International Airport, InterContinental is at the heart of Dubai Festival City, a world-class waterfront lifestyle resort that harmoniously blends shopping, dining, entertainment, homes, schools, offices, hotels and leisure in one place.
The restaurant Anise offers international cuisine served from live cooking stations, while Vista Lounge and bar frames exceptional views of Creek views and city skyline. Guests can enjoy the five star leisure facilities with a 25 metre outdoor temperature controlled swimming pool, outdoor spa pools, and a children’s splash pool.
The first quarter of 2008 will see an addition of four signature restaurants including Reflets par Pierre Gagnaire, an exclusive champagne bar on level 26, and over 700 square m of wellness facilities at Spa InterContinental. The hotel will also have a total of 498 rooms including 121 suites, 3 Presidential Suites and 1 Royal Suite to enhance and deliver the complete InterContinental experience.
Jumeirah Emirates Towers located on Sheikh Zayed Road is in the centre of Dubai’s commercial business district and a highly visible statement of the region’s corporate success. A sleek architectural masterpiece of steel and glass, Jumeirah Emirates Towers redefines the business hotel category, seamlessly combining form with function, high technology with unparalleled luxury and elegance with efficiency. With supreme attention to the requirement of the corporate individual, even standard rooms at Jumeirah Emirates Towers come with a business workplace along with IT amenities, interactive television and 24-hour technical assistance.
This multifaceted architecture reflects the diversity of over fifteen, widely popular restaurants, lounges and bars and in fact is perfectly designed to meet the requirements of any event or conference in any of its stylish venues. With its ballroom and more than 17 boardroom style meeting rooms, it’s a meeting and events destination in its own right. Whilst Jumeirah Emirates Towers was primarily conceived as a business hotel, its appeal reaches far beyond the business world.
Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates is the world’s third largest indoor ski resort with one of the world’s longest indoor ski slopes and the biggest covered snow park. Also attached to the biggest shopping mall outside North America, the truly unique five star deluxe hotel is set to be a destination in itself offering a complete leisure experience with state-of-the-art health club, Ayurveda wellness center, swimming pool and tennis court. Guests will be able to go skiing, shopping, or simply soak up the “winter” atmosphere in one of the restaurants overlooking the ski slope.
All the 393 rooms, including 85 suites, of the hotel are exquisitely appointed with a contemporary decor exuding a warm and residential feel. The guestrooms are the largest in the city and showcase stunning views of the city or the indoor ski slope.
Situated by Dubai Harbour, the Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai Deira Creek is located in the heart of the city’s business and shopping districts and minutes from Dubai International Airport. The Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai Deira Creek, which is the most established five-star hotel in Dubai, is also a winner of many prestigious awards, including ‘Best Business Hotel in the Middle East’ as voted by the UK’s Business Traveller and Business Asia magazines in conjunction with CNBC viewers.
The hotel offers 287 comfortable guest rooms, including 30 suites and 15 Business rooms, all with spectacular views and balconies. Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai Deira Creek offers 13 food and beverage outlets with ten restaurants and three bars providing a variety of international cuisine, from regional specialities at Shabestan and Japanese cuisine at Minato to flavours of Italy at La Moda and 24-hour dining in Boulvar restaurant.
Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai Deira Creek’s fitness facilities include the newly revamped InterFitness, a 24-hour, award-winning health club featuring an outdoor swimming pool, floodlit tennis court, two championship squash courts and a state-of-the-art gymnasium.
Inspired by the great pyramids of Egypt, the pyramidal structure of Raffles is a stunning landmark in Dubai’s skyline. This award-winning hotel features an extensive spa and free in-room Wi-Fi. Handcrafted ornaments and luxurious fabrics decorate the rooms at Raffles Dubai, each with a generously-sized private balcony with views of the Dubai skyline. All units also have a satellite flat-screen TV, iPod dock and minibar. Raffles Amrita Spa beckons with a pampering menu to relax and revitalize. It includes saunas, steam rooms and a 10,000 square foot botanical garden. There is also an outdoor swimming pool and extensive gym. There is a wide selection of international fare on offer at Raffles’s 8 dining outlets. The ultra-modern RED Lounge. Terrace, situated at the peak of the pyramid, offers Chinese culinary bites. Raffles Salon serves traditional afternoon tea. A shopping adventure lies around the corner as Raffles Dubai adjoins Wafi, one of Dubai’s most exclusive shopping malls. Dubai International Airport is a mere 15-minute drive away.
The award-winning Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai, is a luxury hotel that offers luxurious accommodations, exceptional dining and gracious hospitality in the heart of one of the world’s most dynamic cities.
The Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai offers guests contemporary Arabian-inspired luxury in 302 exceptionally spacious guestrooms and suites. The warm earth tones of the decor are enhanced by rich sycamore veneers and original local artworks, creating an intimate and welcoming setting in this Dubai luxury hotel.
Visitors are spoilt for choice when it comes to dining at Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai. Whether meeting friends for coffee or tea, stopping for a light lunch or celebrating a special occasion with a memorable meal, the hotel offers nine restaurants and bars offering a range of sophisticated dining options to suit all tastes. The hotel’s restaurants boast staff from the nations of each featured cuisine, ensuring a most authentic dining experience with a dash of Shangri-La’s renowned service.
Whether your plans include rejuvenation or pure relaxation, Shangri-La Hotel Dubai offers an enticing range of recreational activities. Our fully equipped health club offers state-of-the-art cardiovascular training and weight training systems, while The Spa at Shangri-La offers a holistic approach to vitality, fitness and beauty inspired by the art of traditional Chinese medicine.
Located in the heart of Dubai, this 5-star deluxe hotel offers impeccable amenities and service for a memorable stay. Nearby, guests will find much to see and do including Arabian shopping bazaars, cultural centers, museums, and more. All guestrooms at Taj Palace offer contemporary style and spacious comfort. The hotel also boasts the ‘largest room in the city at 61 square meters including balcony’. Guests can take advantage of our recreation activities for irresistible fun and relaxation.