Best Things to Do in Dubai

Located in the United Arab Emirates, Dubai is one of the most frequented travel destinations, as it provides an entire package for people of all ages.

A visit to the numerous world famous amusement parks is a fun endeavor for kids and adults alike. Its fabulous beach facing hotels and resorts are the perfect way to spend some quality time on a much needed vacation. Needless to say the fun beaches are frequented and water sports is an indulgence for all the adrenaline junkies. Is home to the biggest shopping mall in the world, and to sum up, the world renowned towers and the state of art architecture, acts as a magnet for the wanderers. Here are the best things to do in Dubai for all the first time visitors and people who come back time and again to marvel at the wonders of Dubai.

Visit the world’s tallest tower – The Burj Khalifa

Visible from almost all parts of Dubai, the Burj Khalifa makes a thrilling excursion for first time visitors. The magnanimous structure that beams in every hue and lights on several occasions is a sight to behold and is the best attraction on New Year’s Eve. The display of fireworks from the highest landmark is an ultimate grandeur. Moreover the 160-storey mammoth calls for more thrill at the top with a view to take your breath away! The high speed elevators to reach the observatory deck is another frenzy that cannot be put into words.

Dubai Desert Safari

Needless to say dune bashing in an SUV 4*4 is a top-class fascination along with quad biking, camel ride, witnessing the mesmerizing sunset or sunrise (if you wish for an overnight desert safari), and the many glitzy shows – belly dancing, fire show, tanura dance, in the midst of the dessert with food and drinks for refreshments.

Getting a picture clicked with the national bird of Dubai – the falcon and henna designs are few of the add-ons. Your encounter in the wild can get as interesting as would you like, may even customize your safari with hot air ballooning, breakfast in bed, private condominiums, chasing the sunrise and the likes.

The Dubai Mall

Sophistication and luxury is synonym to Dubai. The city not only houses world renowned architectural landmarks but also a host of shopping malls. Dubai Mall, which is the largest mall on the planet, stocks thousands of retain and departmental stores, food and beverage outlets, multiplex cinemas and a multitude of popular attractions.

The Dubai Aquarium, Underwater Zoo, Dubai Fountain, Ski Dubai, Dubai Ice Rink, Kidzania and many more attractions can be found in here. With a size that can accommodate 200 soccer pitches, it is an attraction to visit every time you land in Dubai. The numerous high end brands and stores are a delight for shopping lovers.

Dhow Cruise in Dubai

The Dhow Cruise is an additional popular and once-in-a-lifetime attraction of Dubai. Witnessing the enchanting gulf coast with scenic vistas, the glitz and glam of the city along with dinner on cruise and entertainment demands for celebrations and many cherished moments to follow.

Miracle Garden

One of the rare miracles of Dubai is the largest natural flower garden in the world. The desert land never fails to entice with many of the world’s first wonders, Miracle garden being one of them. Dubai Miracle garden features over 250 million plants and 50 million flowers. It a sheer delight to watch the natural floral patterns and flower structures of numerous Disney characters. Miracle Garden, which has also marked its entry in the Guinness Book of World Records as the biggest flower structure in the world, is a stunner as it celebrates the insignia of nature. The garden is operational from October to April every year.

Global Village

The massive attraction called, “Global Village” is a theme park suitable for people from all walks of life. It could be termed as a popular attractions for kids owing to the numerous kid friendly rides to witness, however, its main intent is global shopping and entertainment. Numerous concerts, dance shows, plays are put up on a regular basis with infinite eateries and dining outlets. Global village is open from November to May every year.

Dubai Frame

Another of the world’s largest picture frame is Dubai’s. The gigantic, shimmering gold frame stands 500 feet tall and presents the best panoramic views of the two worlds of Dubai – old and new. The clear glass walkway as you reach the top of frame is another daunting hike that can creep many of the skywalkers.

Aquaventure Waterpark

Currently the world’s largest waterpark post its new extension, Aquaventure water park is certainly a hotspot to escape the scorching Dubai heat. The park also features the largest kids’ only water park namely Splashers Lagoon and Splashers Clove. Splashers Park and Lazy River are family water parks of Aquaventure for a complete family thrill. The waterpark in all contains more than 30 slides and attractions such as the emirates’ longest lazy river, Leap of Faith, Poseidon’s Retreat and many more. You also get the opportunity to interact closely with dolphins, sea lions and stingrays.

The numerous theme parks, water parks, gardens, the landmarks with aerial views and acrobats, museums, historical building, shopping at Souk, Abra ride, dinner in the sky, perfume houses, gold shopping are some of the many attractions of Dubai. The evolving city has something new to offer on every visit.