The Burj Al Arab (Arabic: برج العرب, literally, Tower of the Arabs) is a luxury hotel located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
The Burj Al Arab stands on an artificial island 280 metres (919 ft) out from Jumeirah beach
It is an iconic structure, designed to symbolize Dubai's urban transformation and to mimic the sail of a boat.
Burj Al Arab is connected to the mainland by a private curving bridge
The hotel cost $650 million to build
Burj Al Arab characterizes itself as the world's only "7-star" property
It is the world's tallest structure with a membrane facade and the world's tallest hotel
Despite its size, the Burj Al Arab holds only 28 double-story floors which accommodate 202 bedroom suites. The cost of staying in a suite begins at $1,000 per night; the Royal Suite is the most expensive, at $28,000 per night.
It has a Tennis Court at the top
Burj Al Arab, Night View with dazzling colourful lights