Desert Safaris

Dubai Travel Guide

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Dubai Travel Guide

Extravagant Luxury Hotels

Dubai Travel Guide

Waterparks & Theme Parks

Dubai Travel Guide

Often referred to as the gateway to the Middle East, the City of Merchants and the City of Gold to name just a few… Through sheer determination and unrivaled innovation, Dubai has transformed itself into the region’s leading travel destination. Once a quiet coastal settlement used as a base for trade, fishing, pearling and shipping.

Today, the Emirate has become famous for its avant-garde architecture where it boasts the tallest man-made structure in the world- Burj Khalifa, the world’s largest mall- The Dubai Mall, the iconic Burj Al Arab- renowned as the world’s only seven-star hotel as well as the spectacular man-made Palm Islands. While its list of achievements are impressive, at the heart of this modern metropolis lies the unwavering Arabian traditions of hospitality and generosity. Driven by genuine warmth and the friendliness of the local people, visitors rate Dubai as one of the top holiday destinations. Whether the reasons for travel are cultural, adventurous, leisure, shopping or even business meetings, events and conventions- Dubai has every tourism niche covered.

How to travel to Dubai

Dubai is easily reachable by flight directly from Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg with 8 daily departures on Emirates Airlines. Emirates Airlines is the preferred airline for flights to Dubai.

Make the most of your holiday in Dubai

Discover the city at your own pace on a City Sightseeing Tour in a convenient, flexible manner with an informative tour giving you the best perspective of Dubai. Jump off at any of the stops to explore further.

The Dune Dinner Safari is the ideal memorable evening excursion. Leaving behind the hustle and bustle of the city, go on a guided safari over sand dunes through he Dubai Desert Conservation Area. dine at the traditional Bedouin-style camp and enjoy an evening of entertainment with camel rides, falcon viewing, henna-hand painting and stargazing.

Visit the Ski Dubai in the Mall of Emirates, for a year round ski experience. Complete with five runs, the longest being 400 meters, it houses the world's largest indoor snow park.

Thrill your senses on the daring Ziggurat ride at the Aqua venture & Lost Chambers at Atlantis the Palm, catapulting you through tropical lagoons. Change pace to relax along the lazy river or wander deep within the Lost Chambers aquarium to discover fresh and seawater exhibits.

Stroll back in time on Dubai Walking Tour and explore the heritage and culture of Dubai. visit a local mosque and walk through the Heritage House and Dubai's first school. Shop at spice souks before crossing the Dubai Creek on a traditional abra.

Best Time to visit the UAE

Dubai is a year-round destination. With Cool and pleasant temperatures between October - April, summers are humid and hot but offer good value deals. Take note when traveling in the Ramadan period.

Ramadan in UAE

Hotels in Dubai:

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Atlantis the Palm

One of Dubai's most famous attractions, the Atlantis offers an otherworldly escape. Make a splash at the Aquaventure Waterpark, lounge on a private beach or take in the ocean vistas from your stylish.

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Hilton Jumeirah Beach

Set on the edge of the Arabian Gulf, this hotel has been a long established feature of Dubai's coastline. Explore the restaurants and lounges of The Walk with golden sands only inches away.

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JW Marriot Marquis

Reach new holidaying heights in the world's tallest hotel, centrally located in Business Bay. This award winning hotel provides spectacular views of the city, ocean and canal.

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Towers Rotana

Located amongst the buzzing metropolis of Sheikh Zayed Road, Towers Rotana boasts proximity to the city's malls and a number of iconic features. This hotel is ideal for exploring the city.

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Rove Downtown

Defined by simplicity, flexibility and fuss-free service, Rove Downtown is a social and cultural hub for international explorers. Located right across the road from the city's most happening neighborhood.

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Golden Sands Apartments

Located in Bur Dubai, single and multi-bedroom apartments offer comfort in the city. This apartment hotel is great for an affordable stay in Dubai while offering great facilities including a pool and fitness centre.

 

Places of Interest

Burj Al Khalifa 
Dubai Fountain
The Palm, Jumeirah
Jumeirah Beach
Dubai Desert Reserve
Dubai Creek
Mosques

For the Family

KidZania
Wild Wadi Waterpark
Sega Republic
Ski Dubai
Ferrari World (in Abu Dhabi)

Shopping

Dubai Mall
Mall of Emirates 
Traditional Souks
The Walk at Jumeirah Beach