6 Things To Do In Dubai
June 30, 2019
by Ladin Atilla
If your travels are taking you the United Arab Emirates, a visit to Dubai is a must. Here are a few things to do in Dubai during your visit.
Visit Old Dubai
This is the historical side of Dubai. Walk around the narrow streets of Al Fahidi district to get a feel of Dubai’s past. There are cute coffee shops nestled in restored houses of Al Fahidi district. After your coffee break, visit the Dubai Museum and learn more about the history of the city. If you have any time left, take an abra ride across the creek. It only costs a few Dirhams. It’s one of the cheapest activities you can do in Dubai. Don’t forget to take a look at gold and spice souq while you are there.
Things To Do In Dubai Marina
Marina is one of the expats favorite areas. Shops, yachts, restaurants; you can find anything here. The skyline of the marina is full of iconic buildings like the Cayan Tower. Right next to the marina is The Beach JBR. The Beach JBR is an outdoor shopping mall on the seafront. It has it all. You can swim, eat and shop; all in one place.
Shop At Mall Of The Emirates And Dubai Mall
Dubai is a city where you can find all your favorite brands. Residents and tourists both love shopping. Therefore, there are many big malls here. Most famous ones are Mall of The Emirates and Dubai Mall.
Mall of the Emirates is home of Ski Dubai. It is an indoor ski resort that is open year around. You can check skiing in the desert from your bucket list.
Dubai Mall is the second largest shopping mall in the world. It has a huge aquarium inside. Dubai Mall is also next to Burj Khalifa, the tallest building on earth. There is an observation deck at level 124 where you can look out for all the shopping malls in Dubai. If you stay in Dubai Mall until the evening, you’ll be rewarded with fountain shows. They happen every half an hour in front of the mall.
Go To The Beach
After the shopping spree, why don’t you take a day off and relax? White sands, crystal clear waters Dubai has beautiful beaches. Kite beach is the most popular public beach in town. Enjoy the sea and have a bite from the many food trucks located behind the beach.
If you want something a little bit extra, go to a beach club. There are many great local and worldly famous beach clubs.
Don’t leave before you get a real desert experience. Desert safari tours are a fun and safe way to explore the desert. Usually, tours include dune bashing with 4×4 cars, camel rides, bbq, and dance shows.
Abu Dhabi Day Trip
Are you a supercar fan? If so, you must visit the Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi. It is located in Yas Island next to the Yas Mall. Yas Island is an hour drive from Dubai Marina.
While you are in Abu Dhabi, a visit to Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is a must.