Dubai’s newest five-star hotel to join the emirate's luxury hotel scene, Bulgari Resort Dubai, has opened on the new sea-horse shaped island Jumeira Bay.

Bvlgari Resort Dubai celebrated its launch with a preview to select guests, including Bulgari brand ambassadors and VIPs. Held on the seahorse-shaped island, attendees included model Bella Hadid, Oscar-winning actress Alicia Vikander, model and actor Jon Kortajarena, and model Jasmine Sanders.

The luxury property is the world's fifth Bvlgari Hotels and Resorts property and will be operated by Marriott International. It's designed by Italian architectural firm Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel and Partners.

Here are some facts you didn't know about the hotel. 

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