Offering something for everyone, Dubai spoils travellers with an array of things to do; if you are planning a visit, here are some highlights to include in your itinerary.
A haven for shopaholics, the city has plenty of malls including the Dubai Mall, the largest of its kind in the world. Not to be missed is the uniquely themed Ibn Battuta Mall, a short walk from Oaks Ibn Battuta Gate Dubai. For more traditional market experiences, visit Souk Madinat Jumeirah and the Gold and Spice souks.
As you enjoy stays at a luxury hotel in Dubai, also look to spend time at local beaches. The Beach by JBR with its promenade is a great place to go to and offers water sports options; family-friendly Jumeirah Beach, Kite Beach popular with kite surfers and Sunset Beach overlooking Burj Al Arab are well-known as well.
Those based at a hotel near Ibn Battuta Mall can easily plan visits to the Bastakiya Quarter, known as the Al Fahidi Historical District. Here, you can soak up some culture, see traditional architecture and learn about local history at the Dubai Museum. For something different, take a cruise on a dhow along the Dubai Creek.
There are much more things to do in Dubai such as taking in the stunning views from the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, as well as, visiting the Jumeirah Mosque and Dubai Miracle Garden. For families, IMG Worlds of Adventure, LEGOLAND Dubai and Wild Wadi Waterpark provide plenty of thrilling rides and attractions.
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