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What to Do On a Short Stay In Dubai
What to Do On a Short Stay In Dubai
22 April 2024
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Dubai stands as a captivating playground where tradition seamlessly intertwines with innovation, and indulgence mingles with relaxation. From its humble beginnings as a desert oasis to its current status as a hub of excitement, Dubai has evolved into a destination teeming with an abundance of attractions and experiences. Short breaks in Dubai have emerged as a favored choice for holiday in the UAE, offering a plethora of activities suited for every type of traveler, be it couples, families, groups, or solo adventurers. Here's a curated list of the finest experiences to indulge in during your brief sojourn in Dubai.


Dubai has a passion for shopping unlike any other. From the expansive Dubai Mall, boasting the title of the world's largest, to the unique blend of global brand showrooms and indoor ski slopes at Mall of the Emirates, the city offers an unparalleled shopping experience. Traditional souks lining the laneways beside Dubai Creek entice visitors with their array of jewels, spices, perfumes, and more, adding a touch of heritage to the modern shopping scene. With dozens of malls already in existence and new ones under construction each year, Dubai has solidified its status as a premier destination for designer retail therapy.
In recent years, brunch has usurped afternoon tea as the epitome of decadence, and Dubai leads the charge in this culinary trend. While Fridays and Saturdays are renowned for lavish brunch affairs, the finest hotels in Dubai host late-morning banquets every day of the week. Guests can indulge in bottomless bubbles, mimosas, or their preferred libations, complemented by a cornucopia of culinary delights. Fear not if hunger strikes between lunch and dinner, as high tea remains a delightful option for a midday snack in Dubai's culinary scene.
Dubai, known for its lavish skyscrapers and opulent attractions, is also home to a world-class entertainment destination that promises fun and excitement for visitors of all ages: Dubai Parks and Resorts™. Since its opening in late 2016, this sprawling complex has become a must-visit destination for families and thrill-seekers alike. Let's delve into the enchanting world of Dubai's premier theme park and discover the wonders that await.

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From the famed fronds of Palm Jumeirah to the expansive coastline spanning from the mouth of Dubai Creek to the Port of Jebel Ali, Dubai's shoreline is adorned with upscale resorts boasting pristine private beaches. Even if you opt for accommodations further inland, the city offers a plethora of public beaches and Instagram-worthy beach clubs scattered throughout, ensuring you can always indulge in the sensation of sand between your toes while basking in the warm rays of the Arabian Gulf.
Brunch isn't the only meal offered in Dubai, and 14 Michelin-starred restaurants are eager to demonstrate why the city is a gastronomic gem of the Middle East. Every hotel, mall, and location has amazing settings, and the cuisine and service are consistently of the highest quality. Visitors can enjoy designer dining experiences such as the 122nd-floor bistro of Atmosphere at Burj Khalifa, which serves haute cuisine in the world's tallest tower, underwater fine dining in Ossiano at Atlantis, The Palm, and a gastronomic theatre at Krasota Dubai on the ground floor of the Address Downtown. Believe us when we claim that is only the beginning.
When it comes to Dubai, a trip isn't complete without experiencing the awe-inspiring height of the Burj Khalifa's 125th-floor observation deck, standing at a staggering 456 meters above ground. From this vantage point, you'll have a bird's-eye view of Dubai's remarkable architectural wonders waiting to be explored at ground level. Don't forget to indulge in a visit to the iconic Burj Al Arab, often hailed as the world's only seven-star hotel. Take a stroll through the mesmerizing exhibits of the Dubai Frame, offering a blend of museum, gallery, and observation deck experiences. Be sure to admire the elegant Dubai Opera House, the twisting silhouette of the Cayan Tower, and the futuristic design of the Museum of the Future. And last but not least, be captivated by the enchanting spectacle of The Dubai Fountain, where lights and music come together in a mesmerizing dance performance.
Apart from the thrills of Dubai Parks and Resorts™, Dubai boasts two of the globe's largest and most thrilling waterparks. Aquaventure at Atlantis, The Palm and Wild Wadi Waterpark™ near the Jumeirah Beach Hotel provide an extensive selection of slides, pools, and attractions sure to keep both kids and adults delighted for hours. Have you ever zoomed at high velocity through a pool teeming with sharks? Well, in Dubai, that's just one of the exhilarating experiences awaiting you.
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