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Amazing Dubai Holidays

Updated on July 24, 2011

Unforgettable Dubai Travel

An eclectic mélange of subtle contrasts, Dubai holidays effortlessly amalgamate the bustling cosmopolitan atmosphere of modern city life with the timeless natural beauty of the desert and a glorious Arabic culture. With a famous moniker as the 'City of Merchants,' Dubai boasts of building the largest shopping centre, the largest manmade island and marina, and the tallest five-star resort hotel in the world. Since Dubai was ruled by the Al Marktoum since 1833, Dubai holidays invite a commodious exploration of its rich cultural heritage through the several archeological sites, mosques, museums, and palaces of Old Dubai.

The main highlights of the numerous attractions and activities of Dubai holidays includes dune driving; an exploration of dry river beds called wadis in four-wheel-drive vehicles; sand-skiing; Arabian desert barbecues with traditional entertainment; camel racing, horse racing and falconry; cruises in wooden dhow on Dubai Creek or into the Gulf; pristine beaches and water sports; excursions of the old city souks (markets) and creekside dhow quays. The impeccably maintained parklands and the magnificent modern architecture add to the grandeur on Dubai holidays.

Dubai is in the Middle East and the normal climate witnessed by the city is subtropical and arid. The summer season is occupied by scorching heat of the sun, with average temperature touching around 40 °C (104 °F). However at night it lowers to over 30 °C (86 °F). The ideal time for Dubai holidays is between November and April, when the weather is coolest.

Dubai Beach and Golf Holidays

Dubai Beach Holidays are ideal to indulge in a host of recreational as well as water sport activities. Depending upon your preference, you can choose to visit the free public beaches or the paid beach clubs on your Dubai Beach Holidays. Khor Al-Mamzar, Kite Beach, Russian beach, and Umm Suqeim, are some of the well-known free public beaches that can be visited on your Dubai holidays. Jumeirah Beach Park, Royal Mirage, and the Al Mamzar Beach Park are the paid beach spots for Dubai Beach Holidays. With brilliant tourist facilities attached like swimming pools, picnic areas, picnic tables and barbeques, crystal clean sea water, fine white sand on the sheltered public beach, Dubai Beach Holidays are getting popular by the day. Take a learning trip on Dubai Beach Holidays and explore the rich historical background of the old graveyards at Jumeirah, Al Sufooh, and Al Ghusals beaches, which are more than 2000 years old. Besides, Dubai Beach Holidays also invite an expedition of the archeological site in Jumeirah, which houses some thrilling stone walls, ancient dwellings, and an old souk.

Dubai Holiday Villas: Smart Option

Dubai is a well-established tourist destination offering a wide array of varied accommodations ranging from five-star deluxe hotels to hotel apartments to self-catering Holiday villas and apartments. Renting a Dubai Holiday Villa on a self-catering basis proves to be a judicious choice especially if you are travelling in a group or if you are seeking extra level of privacy and luxury on your holidays to Dubai. Renowned as a city-within-a city, the Dubai Marina area is a hub of upmarket accommodations to stay on Dubai holidays. By extending an extraordinarily cosmopolitan and upbeat atmosphere, Dubai Marina is a base for elite travellers on Dubai holidays. You can easily avail Dubai Holiday Villas in this are on short-term rentals from a minimum of one guest to as many as 15 guests travelling in a group on their holidays to Dubai.

When selecting a Dubai Holiday Villa, it is wise to book it through a local agency based in Dubai as these agencies maintain and check on the properties on regular basis, apart from providing amenities, accessories and services to a high level that are at par with 5 star hotels.

Dubai Golf Holidays:

Dubai Golf Holidays invite you to play on the best golf courses in the Middle East. Known for their magnificence, the golf courses in Dubai are attractions in themselves. With some beautiful artificial lakes and natural lush greenery, Dubai Golf Holidays have emerged as popular holidays across the world.

If you are a novice on Dubai Golf Holidays, Dubai Country Club will be an ideal venue for you. With a short and sandy nine-hole course, beginners can make the most of their Dubai Golf Holidays at this club. Besides, you can also train yourself on Dubai Golf Holidays by PGA-qualified trainers at golfing academies like the Dubai Creek and Emirates golf clubs.

Proficient Golf players have ample choices to make on Dubai Golf Holidays. With par-72, 18-hole golf course, several artificial lakes, undulating fairways and a creek, playing at the Dubai Creek Golf &Yacht Club can be a worthy challenge for expert golf players on Dubai Golf Holidays.

Golf courses like Jebel Ali Golf Course and Arabian Ranches Golf Course are perfect to enjoy scenic natural beauty on Dubai Golf Holidays, amidst desert dunes and soothing views of the Arabian Gulf.

Dubai Family Holidays

If you are on Dubai Family Holidays, there is no dearth of child entertainment in Dubai. Dubai is base to some of the best amusement parks in the region. Whether you choose amusement parks like Wild Wadi Water Park and Dubai Snow Park or idyllic parks like Creekside Park, Mushrif Park, ZA'Abeel Park, children on Dubai Family Holidays will be more than occupied.

Besides, some exclusive accommodations like Al Qasr, the Dar Al Masyaf and Jumeirah beach hotel offer special facilities for guests with children on Dubai Family Holidays. You can find numerous kid-friendly shopping malls with additional facilities and play-zones for kids. Myriad other entertainment options like desert safari on camel’s back, virtual respite from the sun at Ski Dubai's indoor slopes, a day trip to deserts or magical wildlife sanctuaries will keep your kids far from feeling bored on Dubai Family Holidays.

Dubai Desert Safari

Dubai Desert Safari has become a leading attraction on Dubai holidays. Full of adventure, fun and action, a Dubai Desert Safari is all about experiencing a roller coaster drive in a luxury car on the Dubai desert. Famous for Dune Bashing and Sand Bashing, Dubai Desert Safari includes sand boarding, camel riding and unique photography opportunities. Besides, you can also enjoy henna painting, sumptuous buffet dinners, belly dancers and Arabic music on the Dubai Desert Safari tours.

Dubai Spa holidays

Whether you are on Dubai Spa holidays or you randomly decide to take a spa on your holidays to Dubai, you will find numerous lavish and all-encompassing spas in Dubai offering specialized treatments like desert stone therapy, aromatherapy spa bath, algae detox treatment, eucalyptus steam session, reflexology and 'mother to be' massages. With an array of choices like Day Spa, Destination Spa, Medical Spa, Mineral Springs Spa and Cruise Ship Spa, your Dubai Spa holidays will center on complete rejuvenation and renewal of the body, mind and spirit.

Dubai Shopping holidays

Dubai is a haven for die-hard shopaholics since shopping in Dubai is duty free. Whether it's the traditional souk markets or gleaming upmarket shopping centers, you can fetch great deals on anything from fashion clothes, gold jewelry or gadgets on your Dubai Shopping holidays. The Ibn Battuta Mall is nothing short of an attraction to explore on your Dubai holidays as it is based on the travel stories of Ibn Battuta, a 14th century Arabian explorer. Other famous shopping avenues include Deira City Centre, BurJuman Centre, Mercato Mall, Wafi City Mall and Mazaya Centre.


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