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Adventure: Go quad-biking through the desert, ride a sand board across the dunes, experience the energy of a four by four jeep desert safari, or look back down over the twinkling city from a hot air balloon.

Watersports: Surf the breaks at Jumeirah Beach, go deep sea fishing, scuba diving or jet-skiing, learn how to kitesurf, or make a splash at the Aquaventura, Wild Wadi or Atlantis, The Palm waterparks. For an authentic local experience you can marvel at Dubai's skyline from a Dhow sailing tour.

Beaches and pampering: Lie back and soak up the sun on artificial beaches that are better than the real thing at Jumeirah Beach or Jebel Ali Beach. When you're ready to take relaxation to the next level, indulge in a decadent hotel spa to fully appreciate Dubai's sumptuous living.

Culture and History: Stroll along the Bastakiya area in Old Dubai, step inside the Dubai Museum, visit the residence of Dubai's former ruler, and taste real Emirati street cuisine at the Heritage and Diving Village - in our opinion Dubai's best cultural attraction.

Shopping: Be seduced by duty free shops in the world's largest shopping mall or visit the bustling souks dotted around the city (the Gold Souk is an impressive one where you can get really cheap gold if you're prepared to haggle for it). If you are in the haunt for cheap jewellery you can also find unique designs at the Gold and Diamond Park where you can get jewellers to recreate original pieces at a fraction of the cost. But if you're a serious shopaholic, visit during the Dubai Shopping Festival, which takes place between January and February each year.

Nightlife: After dark, the beat of the nightclubs beckon in Jumeirah and Al Barsha in New Dubai, or at Bur Dubai and Deira in the old city. Located inside Dubai's hotels (which are not subject to the prohibition on serving alcohol), expect everything from English-style pubs to some of the best and most exclusive clubs and discos on the planet.

Excursions and Attractions

abu dhabi city tour

Abu Dhabi City Tour

It's Located approximately 170 km southwest of Dubai, Abu Dhabi is the capital and largest city of the United Arab Emirates. It is also one of the richest and most modern cities in the world. Sophisticated buildings, luxurious hotels and lovely shopping...

adventure tour

Adventure Tour

This exhilarating adventure tour combines contrasting landscapes, lush wadis, ancient villages and traditional Arabian culture in the heart of the desert. Experience the best of rural Dubai as we head for the majestic mountains of the United Arab...

al ain city tour - the garden city

Al Ain City Tour - the Garden City

Enjoy a day exploring the beautiful city of Al Ain during your holiday in Abu Dhabi. Otherwise known as the “Garden City of the Gulf”, Al Ain is a rich agricultural area and one of the greenest and most picturesque cities in the UAE. Botanical...

Al Maha Archery Day

Al Maha Archery Day

Located less than an hour away from the cosmopolitan city of Dubai, the luxurious Al Maha Desert Resort offers a range of exciting activities for its guests – and archery is just one of them. This may not be the first activity that springs to mind...

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