Dubai Location guide
The desert is timeless and the sea serene, and situated between them both, on the Arabian Peninsula is the sparkling gem that is Dubai with all the perfect ingredients for a magical holiday. Year round sun, fabulous beaches, stunning top class hotels, and the intriguing contrast of modern glitz and glamour nestled side by side with age old traditions.
In Dubai there is a wide variety when it comes to a place to stay. No matter what your budget may be, from the desert where peace and tranquility is on the menu, to the beach areas of Dubai with their white sand and blue seas, and the world’s most luxurious and exclusive hotel there is the perfect place just for you.
Dubai offers a kaleidoscope of attractions for visitors! Try your hand at skiing or Snowboarding at Ski Dubai or head into the ever changing, awe-inspiring desert and try your hand at Wadi Bashing, a driving experience across the dunes. You can take a balloon ride at dawn over the city and the dunes where that majesty of the Emirate is laid before you or a seaplane over the city. Try your hand at Camel Polo, relax in a Bedouin inspired encampment for the night, with traditional dining or experience luxury like no other at the deserts premium resort.
Dubai is a shopper’s paradise. From the traditional souk to the modern mall, Dubai has it all - duty free, gold, electronics, textiles, cars – just perfect for the shop-o-holic! Today Dubai is synonymous with shopping, but has a long history as a trading hub. Step back in time and spend a few fascinating hours by the creek, where ancient mariners docked and brought the wares ashore for trading. Watch the dhow traffic and the abras traverse the waterways, while taking a stroll. Visit the restored area of Bastakiya steeped in traditional history and walk in its tranquil streets.
Every year Dubai plays host to a number of international events, from the Dubai Classic to Dubai Shopping Festival. There is the International Jazz Festival, Film Festival, the Desert Golf Classic, Boat Show, and Tennis championship to name just a few events that are hosted throughout the year and which make Dubai the sporting capital of the Middle East. As well as this there are many local events and exhibitions that visitors can enjoy.
|Guide to the weather in Dubai
One of the prime requisites when booking any holiday is the weather and the weather in Duabi is one of the reasons why it's such a popular holiday destination.