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 Top destination - Why go there  in Dubai, United Arab Emirates ?

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

 
4/5
An International hub in the Middle East, by the Persian Gulf, Dubai is a great destination for luxury shopping, nightlife, or simply to relax. As temperatures average 44°C in summer,...

 Best hotels - Where to stay  in Dubai, United Arab Emirates ?

Jumeirah Beach hotel

   
5/5
Luxurious and perfectly located hotel, with access to everything you need for single / couple / family / business trip, would it be weekend or holiday... This is a perfect choice for...

Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach

   
4/5
Great 5* hotel on Jumeirah Beach, hotel features access to the beach, an outdoor pool, a business lounge, and a magnificent view on the Dubai marina on one side. Perfect place to spend...

The H Dubai

With a stunning lobby, a restaurant with an awesome view on upper floor, and a great rooftop bar, this hotel is a good choice for entertainment.

Fairmont The Palm Jumeirah

Amazing hotel choice to stay on the famous artificial Palm island, this hotel also offers a great Beach club.

Radisson Blu Dubai Downtown

Close (5min taxi) to the Dubai Mall, Burj Khalifa tower and dancing fountains, the Radisson Blu Downtown features everything needed from a hotel. Hotel is recent, rooms are comfortable,...

Mercure Gold Hotel Al Mina Road

   
3/5
Affordable hotel located on an important road. It has an asian restaurant, a smoking lounge with pool table (billiard), a rooftop swimming pool, which becomes at night a comfortable...

Park Inn apartments by Radisson

   
3/5
Very good alternative to standard hotels, the Park Inn apartments has a rooftop pool, a good gym, and a 24h restaurant. The rooms are spacious, and offer the comfort you would expect...

 Finest restaurants - Where to eat  in Dubai, United Arab Emirates ?

Aprons and Hammers

   
3/5
Restaurant on The Walk, it is a great place to enjoy a meal or an ice cream after a long walk along the beach. The inside of the restaurant features a beautiful green wall, and the...

Smoky beach

Restaurant on the Jumeirah Beach, it offers a small but good choice of drinks and foods, Seats are very comfortable, and view on the beach is great.

La Gaufrette

Situated in Barsha Heights, this restaurant - open 24 h - is great for a fresh juice, or, as its name indicates, for a Belgian waffle or a French crepe.

Pier 7

   
3/5
With 7 different restaurants on as many floors, right in the center of the Marina, this is the best place to have dinner during a walk around the marina. The last floor hosts a rooftop...

Play restaurant lounge

In the upper floors of the H Hotel, the lounge part offers a unique point of view on the city, while the restaurant has a limited but tasty choice of cuisine.

Katana restaurant

Right next to the Dubai Mall, Burj Khalifa tower and dancing fountains, you can even watch the show from the terrace The restaurant offers a reduced yet expensive choice of Japanese...

Zaatar w Zeit

   
2/5
Lebanese chain of fast food, they offer great salads with local ingredients, served quickly.

 What to see  in Dubai, United Arab Emirates ?

Dubai marina

The marina is an amazing place, surrounded by skyscrapper. Walking around it takes up to 2 hours, and is a ravishment, especially at night. Plenty of restaurants are all around, as...

Burj Khalifa dancing fountains light and sound show

Right at the feet of Burj Khalifa tower, on the man made lake, a light and sound show is played ever half hour from 6 to 11 pm on weekends (Thursday, Friday, Saturday), and also sometimes...

Wafi light and sound show

   
-1/5
At the entrance of the Wafi mall, on the Egyptian sculptures, a great light and sound show, putting in the lights the Egyptian culture. Everyday at 21:30

 Excellent activities - What to do  in Dubai, United Arab Emirates ?

Free walking tours in Dubai

Free walking tours in Dubai

Dubai Old town and Dubai mall free tour

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dubai - Jumeirah Beach

   
4/5
Situated at the end of The Walk, this hotel offers one of the nicest beach clubs in Dubai, considering the relaxing ones : large beachfront, large pool, quiet, pool bar.

Fairmont The Palm - Beach club

One of the nicest beach clubs in the city. It offers large outdoor pools, a large beach, and also lot of entertainment : beach volley ball, pool (billiard), ping pong, ...

JBR The Walk

The Walk on JBR, is the name of the promenade along the Jumeirah Beach. Great by day and night, it is borded on one side by the beach, and on the other side by restaurants, shops, and...

Big Bus tour Dubai

With several routes during the day, with possibilities to include Abu Dhabi and Muscat, and one during the night, the Big Bus hop on hop off tours are a great way to see all the main...

Dubai Marina Walk

The marina is amazing to admire - but it is even better to walk all (or nearly all) around it ! The whole tour can take up to one hour, and is an enchantment - especially at night with...

Zero Gravity Beach club

   
2/5
During a warm day, as temperatures easily go above 40°C in summer, a good way to cool down is to chill at the 0 Gravity beach club. It features an indoor climatized bar, outdoor seats,...

Ski Dubai

Ski Dubai

The now well know fully indoor ski resort in the middle of the desert, in Dubai mall of the Emirates. This small ski resort is especially good for debutants. Generally crowded, you...

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 Best clubs - Where to party  in Dubai, United Arab Emirates ?

Boa Night club

Situated above the W hotel, this night club probably has one of the best ambiance in the city. With one main floor with shows and a bit of space to dance, and an upper floor mostly...

El Chiringuito

At the Rixos The Palm, right at the end of one of the longest island of the Palm, El Chiringuito is a fun place to party. Relatively small compared to other clubs, its particularity...

Mahiki

   
3/5
This Polynesian restaurant situated under the impressive Jumeirah Beach Hotel, transforms at night in one of the best night clubs of the city, with a second room opening to offer a...

Cavalli club

Stylish club with a good ambiance behind Fairmont hotel, Cavalli club is a good destination for a full night party. A regular dancing show is performed, and a small dancefloor allows...

Cirque Le Soir

Situated next door to Cavalli club, Cirque Le Soir is a good place to start the evening. Featuring nice circus shows, including fire-eater, sword swallower, and other entertainment,...

 Where to shop  in Dubai, United Arab Emirates ?

Dubai Marina Mall

With plenty of shops, this is the ideal place to cool down and relax after a walk along the marina - or simply to do some good shopping when you are staying in the area.

Mall Of The Emirates

One of the most well known mall in the world, especially because it has... an indoor ski resort, in the middle of the desert. However, the main reason to visit it, is its central location,...

Wafi Mall

   
-1/5
An Egyptian themed mall and entertainment area. It has an interesting souk, with goods in provenance of the whole Arabian world.