Bvlgari Resort & Residences Dubai

5* out of 5 stars

With its head-turning construction by renowned Italian architects Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel, first impressions at The Bulgari Resort & Residences recall Mediterranean Europe as you cross the 300 metre bridge from downtown Dubai to Jumeirah Bay Island. Get a little closer and the fine pattern work and coral motifs of the white facade reveal a masterclass in exterior design. And it’s this eye for detail that will define your Middle East holiday at this resort. From the Arabian hospitality from check-in to check-out, to the silver service dining at gourmet restaurants, Bulgari guests are always the centre of attention.

Bulgari Resort & Residences location

The much-revered manmade island of Jumeirah Bay makes a superb setting for this urban oasis. Bulgari Resort & Residences Dubai is nestled into the curve of a horse-shoe shaped marina, all yacht-club glamour and exclusive portside charm. And despite being just two minutes from Jumeirah Beach Road (and affording spectacular panoramic views of the city skyline beyond), Bulgari Resort Dubai still retains an ambiance of seclusion on the doorstep of the big city. Centrally located enough to easily explore Dubai’s famous dining, shopping, museums and family attractions, yet with a quiet atmosphere away from the mainland, it really is the best of both worlds in terms of location.

Things to do at The Bulgari Resort & Residences Dubai

The coastal village feel of Bulgari Resort & Residences Dubai belies its scale. At 158,000 square feet and comprising 101 rooms and suites plus 20 Bvlgari villas, this is no small resort. Yet at no point does it feel overpowering. There’s plenty to do here, whether you want to test your sea legs with a boat cruise or just fly and flop on the private beach. Party people can up their beach-going game at La Spiaggia – one of Dubai’s most exclusive new beach clubs –, while design fans can admire the iconic oval-shaped, freestanding bar at Il Bar before perusing the signature cocktails. Also, don’t miss the mosaic-adorned outdoor pool, 1,700sqm spa & hammam, beauty salon and fitness studio.





Food & Drink

Hōseki Restaurant

Meaning gemstone in Japanese, Hōseki is a minimalist jewel-box of a destination where guests can enjoy a one-of-a-kind gastronomic treat by Chef Masahiro Sugiyama. With just nine seats, dining at Hōseki is a unique Omakase (I leave it to you) experience: the most traditional way to savour Japanese food. After arriving through a special Tokonoma, or entry room, guests turn their dining destiny over to the whims of the chef. Chef Sugiyama bases his courses on the preferences of those seated at the counter, as well as on the freshest and best ingredients of the day, so no two meals are exactly alike - but every single one is an exceptional journey into the heart of Japan’s culinary tradition. The dining room overlooks the Dubai skyline, so that each intimate dinner is accompanied by a glittering view. For groups, there is a private dining room that seats up to twelve. Located on the 4th floor of the Resort, Hōseki is open for lunch and dinner and reservations are required.

Il Bar

Sharing space with Il Ristorante - Niko Romito while featuring a seaside, the iconic oval Bvlgari bar has become emblematic of the Bvlgari hospitality collection, interpreted in different materials. For Dubai, its shape comes in a shiny chrome, offering a more sociable ambiance, with guests facing each other. Shimmering against a panoramic backdrop of the seaside promenade, it celebrates some of the most sumptuous views of the Arabian Gulf.

Il Café

Open from morning to late night and featuring a large deck terrace overlooking the Marina, Il Café shines as a celebration of sculpted woods, Italian design and natural sunlight. With its resort casual chic mood it is the perfect spot to gather with friends and relax.

Il Ristorante - Niko Romito

Echoing the elegant design of the original Bvlgari Hotel Milano, Il Ristorante - Niko Romito at The Bvlgari Resort Dubai celebrates the rich heritage of Italy. Every element of the restaurant’s ambiance has been hand-picked to ensure a seamless dining experience. Raised banquettes offer a better view of the Arabian Gulf, as a dramatic black ceiling gives the impression of dining at night under the sky. Bvlgari Hotels and Resorts’ own Michelin starred Italian chef, Niko Romito, has curated a blend of modern and classical Italian concept exclusively for Il Ristorante, interpreting the exquisite flavours of Italy with modern simplicity. Working from his three starred restaurant in Italy and regularly counseling his personally trained chef, resident in the hotel he brings to Il Ristorante - Niko Romito a menu that expresses the Italian culture at its best.

La Spiaggia

At the Resort’s beach, guests can enjoy a variety of international food and drinks during the day; while by night, the beach club glistens under the lanterns and candlelight and offers the perfect spot to enjoy the sea breeze.

Yacht Club Restaurant

Nestled on the end of the Marina, the world’s first Bvlgari Marina and Yacht Club is a unique destination which overlooks a 50-boat harbour and recreates the charm of a Mediterranean atmosphere in the heart of the Gulf. Open for lunch and dinner, it features an Italian Restaurant specializing in fish conceived to offer its diners a timeless dining experience.