Sunday Express - Sun 16 Dec 2001 - Page 87
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An escape to luxu r y 87
As the temperature outside plummets, it's time for some winter sun. And Dubai offers holidays to suit every taste, says TOM OTLEY Best for posing: Burj Al Arab The one hotel everyone wants to stay at, Burj Al Arab has become the unofficial symbol of Dubai. Built on a man-made island 300 metres off Jumeriah Beach and reached by a causeway, the hotel is designed to resemble a dhows sail, although by day and by night it actually now resembles nothing so much as itself ? the most luxurious hotel in Dubai. l Kuoni (01306 747000/www.kuoni.co.uk) offers five nights staying at the Burj Al Arab from £2,498pp. Price includes return flights and transfers.
What's going on in... NICE, FRANCE?
MOST people celebrate the festive season by attending rounds of works parties, stocking up on booze and bringing out the Christmas decorations.