What You Can Expect On A Holiday To Dubai
Dubai is famous for its skyscrapers, the magnificent Burj al Arab, The Palm artificial islands and for being the playground of the rich and famous. Yet, Dubai is more than these luxurious resorts. The city is known as being one of the safest destinations in the world so it’s perfect for families with kids as well as for couples. When in town make sure to visit the Dubai mall, truly a shopping addict’s paradise, then go to watch the amazing show of Dubai fountain and don’t forget to enjoy a walk down the history at the Creek, where the souks await you with the best spices and textiles. Pick your favorite souvenir to remind you of this dream holiday in Dubai!
What To See And Do On Your Dubai Holiday
Dubai is the hottest holiday destination for the moment and not only literally. The city made it into the list of Top 20 safest travel destinations in the world, which offers you one more reason to pack your things and take your family in a memorable trip. The city is a mix of old and new, which offers plenty of things to do and see for every member of the family.
Adrenaline seekers can book a safari in the desert, packed with dune bashing, camel riding, sandboarding and BBQ at the camp. You can also get an all-inclusive safari and spend the day and the night in the desert, admiring the Red Dunes and the starry sky. From an Arabian-themed desert experience to a 4X4 off road tour of the dunes, there are many adventures you can enjoy between the dunes.
There are plenty of theme parks and water parks to enjoy including the impressive Aquaventure Waterpark. On its 17 hectares you will become a child again, as you slide down the waterfalls and take the “Leap of faith”. Another great waterpark for kids is the Splash’n’Party, while the Wild Wadi Waterpark is themed around the popular Arabian character Juha.
Kids are definitely going to enjoy the Legoland Dubai theme park, which features all things Lego. Another amazing theme park is Bollywood parks, where you can get a glimpse of the glamorous world of Bollywood.
Inside Dubai Mall you will find Ski Dubai, the world’s largest indoor ski slope, where you can have fun in the snow, in the middle of the desert.
Dubai is beautiful, but seen from above is even more spectacular. Book a seaplane flight to admire the city from above and awe at the sight of the three Palm shaped artificial islands.
If you are seeking to spend a day at the beach you can visit La Mer, where you can sunbathe or chill at a cafe. Jumeirah beach is another perfect place to enjoy the white sand and clear waters.
Don’t forget to go to the top of Burj Khalifa to admire the city and have a stroll down Dubai Marina, which looks amazing, especially at night. Once there you can also book a boat tour of the Marina and enjoy a cruise dinner.
Fast Facts About Dubai
- Time Difference:
Dubai is 4 hours ahead of UK
- Flight Time:
Approx. 7 hours
- Visa Required:
British passport holders will be granted a FREE visa on arrival, no advance application is needed
January to March and December are the cooler months and average around 25C degrees during the day – nights during these months are colder at under 20C. May to September is incredibly hot and in the high 30’s and even over 40C degrees.
Dubai Holiday Deals
Where to Stay in Dubai
Dubai is a popular holiday destination, so you will find plenty of options when it comes to lodging. Most hotels are overlooking the coastline, providing easy access to the white-sanded beaches and pristine waters. Dubai’s gem when it comes to hotels is Atlantis, The Palm, famous for its island location and top quality services. If you are looking for budget hotels we can book you a room at Citymax Hotels, Ibis Al Rigga or Premier Inn Dubai Investments Park Hotel. Families can enjoy a stay at mid-range hotels like Al Bandar Rotana, Double Tree by Hilton or Sea View Hotel. No matter what kind of hotel you are looking for, you will find it in Dubai! If you need advice of what hotel is best for your Dubai holiday just ask us! 0207 254 0136.
Booking Your Holiday to Dubai
Planning a holiday is stressful and can take a lot of time, so you might want to leave it to the professionals, so count on us! Let us know what your needs are and we will find the best holiday deals for accommodation and flights. We can also arrange all the important details of your holiday, like airport parking, transfers, car hire and lounge passes. Moreover, can pay the balance in instalments!
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