Something for everyone on a holiday to Dubai
Variety is the spice of life and nothing is a better example of this than Dubai. Find out why Dubai is one of the world’s most popular destinations with a holiday to Dubai. Whether a buzzing bustling metropolis is your scene, or you prefer to experience the heart of a locations culture, Dubai is sure to please. Enjoy a hot air balloon ride to get some perspective on the city, go to a football game, splash about in a waterparks or even go for a ski in the desert! After this you can settle in one of Dubai’s many restaurants or bars.
Natural beauty and a rich cultural history
A hot air balloon ride is the ideal way to experience both the city and the more rural and natural aspects of Dubai. Set off in the early morning for the full effect. From here you can see everything from camels, gazelles and gigantic expanses of red sand. A 20-minute journey from Dubai is the emirate city of Sharjah. This city is a must for the cultural fanatic. Sharjah is now the official cultural centre of the Middle East. With the National History Museum, the Corniche, the Al Majara Souk and the Al Naboodah House, you can really get a grasp of the rich history of the United Arab Emirates. Finish your trip to Sharjah at the fabulous Central Souk. With its typical Arabic architecture and hundreds of shops, this is a sight that cannot be missed.
You won’t go hungry in Dubai with the wide range of cuisines available and the sheer number of different eateries. The best cuisines available in Dubai include Pakistani, Moroccan and Indian. A real gem of a restaurant is Ravi – a fabulous Pakistani eatery. Feast on spicy curries, succulent meats, and the best naan bread in the whole of Dubai. Delicious food for great prices, Ravi is loved by local and visitors alike. For the meat lover, Asado is definitely worth a visit. Cooked to order meats are brought to you accompanied by delicious bread and views of Burj Khalifa - perfect.
A night of glitz and glamour on a holiday to Dubai
A holiday to Dubai is potentially worth it for the nightlife alone. As night approaches, the city lights up and sparkles in glitz and glamour. A popular celebrity hang out is the Buddha Bar. The Buddha bar boasts an incredible interior and an enormous Buddha lording over the guests. Order a cocktail and watch the show. For a more down to earth drink, check out the Rock Bottom Café. With a vibe of the 1970s American roadhouse, this is a regular pub by day, but by night it takes a walk on the wild side – and you should too.
Dubai has become one of the Middle East’s most popular destinations in recent years, and with the world of activities, shopping opportunities, cultural treats and nightlife, it’s easy to see why. Your holiday to Dubai is a few affordable clicks away with lastminute.com. Book your holiday to the United Arab Emirates with lastminute.com today.