Located on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf, Dubai is filled with some over the top luxury destinations, activities and places to stay. Known for its manmade islands, indoor skiing and unbelievable shopping complexes, how do you know what to do first? Below are some of the top attractions:
Dubai and Emirates Malls
These two elaborate malls are among the biggest an best in Dubai. In fact, Dubai Mall is the world’s largest shopping mall and boasts ‘Everything you desire…’. These malls make the country an exciting place to stay. The malls are designed for multi – purpose activities rather than shopping alone. You will enjoy the huge number of gaming activities involving skiing and ice skating.
Desert safari tour
Also referred to as dune bashing, it constitutes an adventurous tour on the desert inside a Jeep. You can also enjoy a belly dancer show adding some extra excitement to dinner. The tour is unique since it is carried out in the desert.
Stay in a luxury hotel
Dubai is not a place to have a tight budget, splurge on a night’s stay at a luxury hotel, like the stunning Jumeirah Zabeel Saray. The grand hotel is on the artificial island of Palm Jumeirah – it doesn’t get much more opulent than that!
Dubai Gold Souk
This is a prominent place to visit in Deira, Dubai. The market houses a good number of gold shops all under one roof. You can visit the place even if you do not want to buy gold since it provides an outstanding view.
The big bus tour
It is considered as an introductory tour for people who have not been to Dubai before. This tour provides visitors a rare opportunity to explore the different parts of the city in one single trip. There are guides in every trip who briefly explain a few details about the places you visit. Other tours similar to the bus tour include air tours and the wonder bus tours. They are the best opportunities to learn about Dubai at a glance.
Also located on the island of Jumeriah, Wild Wadi is a wet and wild water park. It is the best site to enjoy a great day with your family. It houses a variety of the water based activities including relaxing pools and thrilling water slides. It is advisable that you visit the park before it gets too hot.
Have you been to Dubai? What kind of activities did you indulge in?