Things to do in Dubai

Dubai – The one-stop destination for global tourists to experience everything!

The magical city of Dubai is the capital of United Arab Emirates.

In just 20 years, Dubai has developed from a mere desert to one of the most attractive cities across the world.



Things to do in Dubai

Dubai has it all – beaches, hotels, malls and restaurants – there are always a lot of fun things to do in Dubai for tourists on vacation in the city!


Burj Khalifa

Dubai is a place of superlatives with the highest, tallest and biggest being the norm everywhere.
Burj Khalifa in Dubai is the world’s tallest building and one can go up to the 127th floor with the world’s fastest elevator in under one minute.


Dubai Mall

Burj Khalifa is housed near the Dubai Mall which is dubbed as the world’s biggest shopping mall.
If you love shopping, come in January to experience the Dubai shopping fiesta.


Dubai Marina

To stroll around in Dubai Marina and look at the fancy yachts is a nice things to do when on holiday in Dubai.
You can even rent a yacht to cruise in from the Dubai Marina.


Dubai Aquarium

If you have the family with you on holiday, don’t miss the Dubai Aquarium, a 10 million litre tank located on the Ground Level of The Dubai Mall, with more than 140 species of aquatic animals, including the biggest collection of Sand Tiger Sharks in the world.


Dubai Beach

Swimmers can enjoy Nasimi beach at The Atlantis Hotel in Palm Island, one of the many Dubai beach destinations and one whose layout is in the shape of a palm which can be seen from a plane.


Dubai museum

If you like culture, you can go visit the Dubai museum at the Al Fahidi Fort and learn about the country’s history.


Things to do in Dubai during different seasons – when to go to Dubai

Dubai has pleasant weather during November to January and gets really hot during May and June.

While Dubai can get hot it has a special weapon to fight the heat- an indoor skiing facility – Ski Dubai. It is massive and people can enjoy the winter climate even during the summer.


Things to do in Dubai

Dubai Facts

Population2 106 177
CountryUnited Arab Emirates (UAE)
CurrencyEmirati Dirham
AirportDubai Intl, United Arab Emirates (DXB)

Dubai average temperatures

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Golf in Dubai

There are a couple of really great courses centrally located in Dubai. One of the finest among them you will find near the Palm Islands, the Emirates Golf Club, host of the European Tour, a 36 holes world class golf course. It has been on the list of the best 100 courses in the world by the magazine Golf World and features truly eye-catching scenery. On the other side of town you will find the combined golf and yacht club called Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club. It features an amazingly designed golf course which makes it a great course for tournaments. The Dubai Desert Classic has been held here two times, and professionals from all over the world go here to enjoy a relaxing round of golf along the yacht filled river harbor.

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Dubai ski vacations - Go skiing in the Mall of the Emirates

Visit the first indoors ski center of the Middle East in Dubai, situated in the Mall of the Emirates. No matter how experienced (or inexperienced) you are, there is something to do. Whether it’s skiing, snowboarding or just jumping around in the snow. It opened in 2005 and offers you a mountain with 5 slopes and a terrain park to choose from. Also, there are 2 lifts, 1 tow bar and 1 four- person chairlift to help you up the mountain.

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Ailuromania - Cat Cafe Dubai

Visit the Ailuromania Cat Cafe in Dubai if you want to spend some time with cute cats during your visit to the United Arab Emirates. Ailuromania is the first ever Cat Cafe in Dubai, as well as in the Middle East. The café strives to make the everyday life better for both the café's cats and its visitors. On Ailuromania website, you’ll find pictures and small presentations of all the cats.

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Dubai Marathon

The Dubai Marathon has been held annually since the year 2000 and is being run in January each year. It is mostly known for its incredible fast run times, partly a result of the great money prizes the contestants can win. Even though it is a race for the elite runners, there is a lot to be gained for the happy enthusiast since the course is simply stunning, taking in most of what makes Dubai such an astonishing place. The course starts at the iconic Burj Khalifa, runs by Emirates Towers and the Dubai World Trade Center and then follows the beautiful coastline until it reaches Burj Al Arab where runners make a turn and go back the same way. No matter if you are there for the money, the glory, the exercise, the sights or the fun, there is definitely something for you at the Dubai Marathon!

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Water Parks in Dubai - Adrenaline pumping at Aquaventure Waterpark

Dubai is host to one of the greatest water parks in the Middle East and Europe, Aquaventure Waterpark. This is where you should go if you want to feel your adrenaline pumping! The park offers record-breaking rides and slides, you can even get up and close with sharks and rays! When you feel like taking a break you can chill at the private beach. A water park with a lot to offer, least to say.

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