Highlights in Dubai

Geplaatst op 22-09-2022

Are you considering going on holiday to Dubai and are you curious about what there is to see in Dubai? Then you can read the best tips for activities in Dubai, the most beautiful emirate of the United Arab Emirates. Dubai is much more than just a city in the hot desert and we are happy to provide you with the best tips for a successful holiday in Dubai.

What to do in Dubai?

Firstly, for many visitors Dubai is a popular destination as a beach holiday because you have the guarantee of beautiful sunny weather for many months a year, only during the summer months you would rather not visit the region because of the extremely hot temperatures. The coastline consists of many beautiful beaches, sometimes these are private beaches belonging to the many hotels and resorts, of which the beach JBR (Jumeirah Beach) and La Mer are the most obvious beaches. Another frequently booked activity in Dubai is making a desert excursion, where you travel into the desert of Dubai in a 4x4 and/or dune buggy. This is often combined with activities such as sandboarding, camel riding and visiting a Bedouin camp.

Extreme Sights in the Desert

What Dubai has become best known for is the many extreme buildings that were built with the petrodollars to transform the city into one major tourist attraction. The literal highlight is the Burj Khalifa, the largest skyscraper in the world. With an elevator you can climb this Burj Khalifa to a great height and enjoy the view platform on the 124th and 148th floor. It may be advisable to book tickets for the Burj Khalifa. Near the skyscraper you will find The Dubai Mall, an immense shopping center with a beautiful sea aquarium and adjacent the largest fountain show in the world. Or visit Palm Jumeirah, the famous palm island of Dubai with the enormous hotel Atlantis The Palm, which, together with the adjacent water park Aquaventure, is completely dominated by the drowned city of Atlantis.

If you have a well-filled wallet, you can consider staying overnight in the seven-star hotel Burj Al Arab, the most luxurious hotel in the world in the shape of a traditional sailboat. You can also choose to have a 'cheaper' lunch in the Burj Al Arab to experience the splendor of this luxury hotel. Other Dubai sights are the beautiful flower gardens of the Miracle Garden, the luxurious marina Dubai Marina or visit the historic district of Dubai which is crossed by the Dubai Creek, where you can make a nice crossing with a traditional abra or visit the museum in the Al Fahidi fortress. A new top attraction in the Ain Dubai, the largest Ferris wheel in the world on the new island of Bluewaters Island. Finally, it can be a nice excursion to take a day trip to the main emirate of Abu Dhabi with the beautiful Sheikh Zayed Mosque. In other words, Dubai has all the ingredients for a successful city trip where you can easily enjoy yourself for a week. Welcome to Dubai!