A Holiday to Cherish- Destination Dubai Tiny but turbo-charged, the city-state Dubai is a premier tourism destination. All your expectations will be met in Dubai, no matter whether you are travelling with the tots or a trendy urban nomad. Once upon a time, it may have been a sandy desert but now the skyline is dotted with five star hotels that overlook the beach. Offering world-class shopping, eating, sports and relaxation, the mastermind behind the development of Dubai is Sheickh Maktoum who had an epiphany that the vast oil reserves may dry out in the future.
This Middle Eastern metropolis virtually invented the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) and it guarantees a fascinating tour of ancient wind towers and old souks (Arab markets) or hop onto an abra (a small water taxi) to get around town. Apart from your exploration of this cosmopolitan city, one may choose to leave the chaos of the city behind and spend a magical and memorable evening admiring the beauty of the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve amidst towering sand dunes and wonderful hospitality of the traditional desert camp. A visit to the magnificent centrepiece of Downtown Dubai, Burj Khalifa is must as it is surrounded by a world of entertainment options and shopping destinations. Dubai offers an exotic dining experience for foodies as they may partake in a traditional Emirati meal in one of the oldest residential areas in the country, Bastakiya quarter features courtyard houses dating back to the nineteenth century. With a dizzying array of hip clubs and bars, one may experience the nightlife
of Dubai. Additionally, the Heritage Village, located at the tip of the Dubai Creek allows one to turn back time and admire ancient artifacts of 550 BC found at the archaeological sites. Moreover, the Wadi Wadi Water Theme Park measuring 12 acres offers a great escape for children as it includes 30 different rides and slides and is designed like n Arabian wadi (oasis).
Before you finish your excursion, a visit to the shopping mall is a must; a special mention needs to be made of the newest megamall, the Mall of the Emirates which features an indoor ski slope along with edgy music stores, cafes, and restaurants with high-end clothing boutiques. F or ultimate indulgence and to enjoy the finer things in life, this ostentatious destination with its white sandy beaches strives its best to offer you the best hospitality services for the laidback and the active traveller alike.
Published on May 21, 2013
Published on May 21, 2013
Tiny but turbo-charged, the city-state Dubai is a premier tourism destination. All your expectations will be met in Dubai, no matter whether...