Destination Guide: Dubai
Glamorous shopping malls, award-winning restaurants and
desert balloon rides.
Discover historic Dubai in the old quarter and dine at
multi-star resorts. Splash out on gold and silk or sleep
under the desert sky in a Bedouin tent.
Food and Drink
Fine dining and traditional mezze snacks.Dine amid the
recreated splendour of Egypt, Venice or an ocean liner in
flamboyant shopping malls. The narrow lanes of the peaceful
Bastakiya, are an evocative setting for tangy hummus
and fresh-from-the-oven bread. Skyscraper hotel restaurants
Sheikh Zayed Road, where local seafood tastes as good
as it looks.
Sightseeing and relaxation
Be dazzled by gold and imagination-defying
architecture.Compare jewellery designs in the
Gold Souqmarket or stroll past traditional courtyard
Bastakiya. Dubai's pearl-dealing past comes alive at
Dubai Museum. Admire exhilarating modern architecture
at sail-shaped 7-star
Burj Al Arabhotel and sky-high
Burj Dubai tower. Drift over the desert at sunrise in
a hot-air balloon.
Unrivalled shopping malls and Arabic souvenir
markets.Combine tax-free designer shopping with indoor
Mall of the Emiratesor shark-gazing at
Dubai Mall's aquarium. For authentic Arabian flavour,
Textile Souqmarket for pashmina scarves, curly-toed
slippers and light-as-air sari silks.
Nightlife and Entertainment
Sophisticated clubs and sunset bars.Seductively
stylish hotel clubs and bars line
Jumeirah Beachand international pop and rock acts
Media City. Cruise along the
Creekat twilight and drink cocktails at sleek
penthouse bars on
Sheikh Zayed Road.