When it comes to luxury destinations, there aren’t many that can beat Dubai. Once a pearl fishing village on the Arabian Gulf, the city has transformed itself into a sumptuous desert oasis offering sun, sand, surf and glamour. Sky-high buildings, glittering hotels, fine restaurants and world-class shopping are just some of the things that make this a top choice for those who are looking for a destination filled with luxury and opulence.
Visit Dubai and you’ll discover a metropolis that boasts the world’s largest mall with entertainment complex, the tallest tower, the biggest dancing fountain and the highest-rated hotel. Combine all of this with an annual programme of shopping festivals, concerts, and sporting events and you can really see why Dubai has recently been named the most luxurious destination in the Middle East.
Get an adrenaline rush with incredible adventures
Those who crave adventure will find Dubai a perfect setting for high-adrenaline activities. Rocket across the Arabian gulf by speedboat. Skydive over the world famous Palm Jumeirah. Dune bash 4WD-style in the desert. Dive with sharks or soar above the sands in a hot air balloon. There’s something for every thrill seeker!
Explore Dubai’s fascinating heritage and culture
Dubai is more than just a modern city, it also boasts a rich heritage and unique culture where visitors can witness traditional Bedouin life, arts, crafts and ancient historical sites. Travel back in time with a visit to the Al Fahidi historical neighbourhood and the atmospheric Bur Dubai, one of the oldest heritage sites in the city.
Hit the shops, from The Dubai Mall to souks selling gold and spices
Shopping in Dubai is like nowhere else on earth and the incredible malls are superb recreational destinations and dining precincts as well as shopping centres. These huge complexes are filled with everything from an indoor ski dome to the amazing Dubai Aquarium and a huge range of entertainment for all tastes. Don’t miss the breathtaking Ibn Battuta Mall and The Dubai Mall, the world’s largest mall with entertainment complex. You’ll also discover the buzz of night markets and traditional shopping in Old Dubai at the fascinating gold, spice and textiles souks.
Make unforgettable memories with sumptuous dining experiences
The luxury of Dubai is reflected in its food and restaurant scene. From dining in the clouds in At.mosphere on the 122nd floor within the Burj Khalifa to feasting on menus from organic restaurants to dinner cruises around the beautifully designed Palm Jumeirah, there’s something to satisfy all palates in this exciting city. During your trip, don’t miss soaking up the breathtaking cityscape at the plush Skyview Bar on the 26th floor of the Burj Al Arab!
And relax and unwind at the opulent spas…
After a day of sightseeing and shopping, why not treat yourself to a day of pampering at one of Dubai’s spas? Step into a world of crystal clear pools and cosy private gardens where some of the world’s best therapists offer full rejuvenation packages, aromatherapy treatments, cosmetic wraps and holistic massages in a private oasis of calm.
Whether you’re looking for a romantic spa break for two, an adrenaline-charged desert adventure or the ultimate shopping trip, Dubai is a glittering, luxury destination that has it all. Speak to your Travel Counsellor today to plan your trip to the mesmerising city of Dubai!