Travel Spotlight '15: Dubai, UAE

Located in the Middle East, Dubai is essentially a desert city with amazing architecture and excellent tourist attractions. Known for the biggest, fastest, and tallest, its great for relaxing, shopping, or fine dining.

Below are some of the must visit places:

The Dubai Mall, the world's largest shopping mall. It includes 1,200 shops and with over 100 million visitors annually, The Dubai Mall sets a new standard in shopping.  

Burj Khalifa, a skyscraper located in Downtown Dubai. It is the tallest man-made structure in the world, standing at 829.8 meters. Its location is ideal, surrounded by hotels, must-visit shopping destinations and several entertainments options. Burj Khalifa’s At the Top experience is open from 8:30 to midnight. Experience the high speed elevators take you 124 floors above ground for an amazing view.

Jumeirah Beach, a white sand beach just 15 minutes from Downtown Dubai. Enjoy spectacular views of the Arabian Gulf.

Dubai Marina, one of the world’s largest and most luxurious waterfronts stretching at 3.5 km with sea access from both ends. With its style and sophistication, The Dubai Marina has great dining, entertainment and leisure.

Atlantis, The Palm is a hotel resort, aquarium, and water park. Aquaventure is a water park with twelve slides and a 1.4 mile river ride. The Lost Chambers Aquarium is an aquarium exhibit with 65,000 fish and sea creatures. Don’t forget to visit Dolphin Bay as well, perfect for the kiddies!

Pacha Dubai, a luxurious nightclub comprised of The Main Room, The Red Room, and the Rooftop. Pacha also includes a restaurant and offers the latest in luxury and elegance with its world class service.

Desert Safari Tour, famous for its dune bashing and Bedouin style camp with camel riding, atv tours, arabic entertainment, shisha and henna painting. This is the perfect day tour to get a great desert experience.

The Gold Souk, a traditional market located in the business district Deira. The government keeps a tight control over the quality of all merchandise so authenticity should hardly be a concern. However, do be careful of vendors outside of The Souk. Be sure to barter or negotiate with merchants.

Alta Badia at the Jumeirah Emirates Tower, An Italian restaurant with a perfect blend of authentic cuisine, elegant ambiance, and warm service.

The Rib Room, A British Steakhouse for meat lovers to enjoy a high quality dining experience.

Pars Iranian Kitchen, An Iranian Restaurant living up to kebabs with its high quality, well marinated meats.

If you're looking to experience Dubai, be sure to contact our concierge team for the best deal. We cover every aspect of your trip, from flight and hotel to excursions and reservations with seamless and convenience. Just be sure to bring your passport!

 

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Posted on March 26, 2015 and filed under TRAVEL.