Dubai is one world-class city that promises stellar hospitality along with some of the best natural and man-made marvels that are unmissable on any trip to this desert destination. Start your journey in this place of endless possibilities by experiencing some of these unforgettable attractions.
Even though UAE has several unique attractions, Dubai stays high up on tourists bucket lists. Here’s why –
The Dubai Fountain
Downtown Dubai is home to one of the tallest fountains in the world.This mesmerising water, music and light display is a truly captivating event.The Dubai Fountain is located at the foot of the Dubai Mall, within the boundaries of Burj Lake. At its highest point it ejects 20,000 gallons of water, through strategically placed spouts, to a height of 140m in the air.
Mall of the Emirates on
Take a break from your sightseeing and spend time under a glamorous fashion dome at the Mall of Emirates.This mega entertainment center is home to nearly 560 high end shopping outlets. After you are done with the buying, catch the latest blockbuster or go skiing at Ski Dubai. To keep the energy levels up, there are a wide variety of food joints to get charged like the Common Grounds and the ever popular Omnia.
Summersalt Beach Club
To enjoy the ultimate beach experience like no other, spend a long lazy day at the beautiful Summersalt Beach Club, within the Jumeirah Al Naseem Hotel. Facilities on offer include use of the hotel pool and access to the private beach.The club is the perfect place to invite your families and friends for intimate brunches and relaxed lunches, added by an outstanding international menu. In the evening, Summersalt converts into a glamorous night spot, offering unending vibes.
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Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood
If you are a history buff, wishing to learn what life was like in Dubai centuries ago, the Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood, adjacent to the Dubai Creek, is a key heritage district to visit. Visitors will discover that much of the infrastructure here is still exactly like the mid-29th century era. Traditional wind towers, winding alleys, museums, art galleries and cultural events all have a tale of their own to relate to life before formation of the seven emirates.
Burj Al Arab Jumeirah
Without any doubt the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah is one of the most iconic landmarks of Dubai. With an impressive guest list ranging from VIP’s to celebrities, this luxury island hotel, with its lavish gold interior suites, has put Dubai right in front of the global luxury hospitality map.The building is shaped in the form of a sail and rises to a height of 321m, providing every occupant with a bird’s eye view of the Arabian Sea. Services include an underwater restaurant, a helipad, an aquarium and a fleet of Rolls Royce cars at the disposal of the guests.
Abra Creek Crossing on Dubai
The Dubai’s Creek separates Bur Dubai from Deira and attracts visitors with its traditional abra, or water taxi, which connects the two places. For as little as AED1, visitors can enjoy a five minute ride and admire local traders at work with spectacular views of old and new Dubai in the background.