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Dubai

World class hotels, sports, events and leisure options

Undoubtedly one of the most vibrant and modern cities in the world, Dubai offers the ultimate in glamour and sophistication with year round sunshine and a dazzling selection of the most luxurious hotels.

Stunning beach locations meet desert sands providing an array of recreational activities including water sports, yachting marinas, championship golf courses, glitzy shopping malls, desert safaris, horse racing, water parks which will take your breath away, indoor ski slopes and not forgetting the hip and trendy bars with an amazing selection of fine dining.

This is truly one of the world’s most exciting and versatile holiday destinations and is equally suited for both couples and families.

An iconic feature in Dubai is the man-made island of Palm Jumeirah which was created in the image of a stylised palm tree and has a superb selection of five-star hotels including the world renowned Atlantis, The Palm. Expect top-class restaurants, exclusive beach clubs, decadent spas and seemingly never-ending infinity pools. Thrill seekers can even skydive above the island and enjoy a truly unique perspective.

Dubai Parks and Resorts is the Middle East’s largest integrated leisure and theme park destination. Including MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, Bollywood Parks™ Dubai and LEGOLAND™ Dubai, this magnificent theme park offers all you could wish for and more.

Of course, Dubai is also famous for it’s shopping. The air-conditioned malls are the perfect place to spend a few hours browsing for the designer purchases you’ve been dreaming about. For smaller, independent boutiques, head to Jumeirah Beach Road and don’t forget to pay a visit to the local gold souks too.

Designer Travel can tailor make a personal holiday itinerary for you for your trip to Dubai. We can arrange your luxury break here or anywhere else you’d like to go. Bespoke holidays are one of our specialties and if you give us your holiday wish list and a guide as to your budget, we have the expertise and extensive knowledge to search for the best options and make recommendations. We’re ABTA bonded and independent so we have a huge choice of flights and accommodation choices at our disposal plus we also offer a full after sales service so you are looked after from start to finish.

So, get in touch with one of our friendly travel experts to start your search for your next dream holiday – fill in the enquiry form or give us a call. We’ll be delighted to hear from you.

Key Highlights
  • Take a trip to the desert and explore on a 4×4 safari
  • Sunset Beach is a haven for surfers
  • Shop-til-you-drop at the expansive Dubai Mall
  • Enjoy afternoon tea in the decadent interior of the Burj Al Arab
  • For an unforgettable adventure, skydive above the magnificent Palm Jumeirah
  • To explore Dubai’s past, you can visit the Heritage Village and Dubai Museum in the historic Al Fahidi Fort
  • Treat yourself to a day out at Ferrari World at nearby Abu Dhabi
  • We recommend taxis as the best way to get around plus there’s also the modern Dubai Metro
  • Eateries are plentiful with everything from top-notch restaurants to fast food outlets available
  • JA Jebel Ali Beach Resort is close to the Dubai Parks & Resorts theme park making it a perfect destination for a family holiday
  • Multi-centre breaks can be arranged – perhaps combine a Dubai stay with some time in The Maldives or Bali

Travel Information

Time Difference:| GMT +4 hours

Currency: Dirham

Climate Information

Dubai benefits from year-round sunshine. From May to August it is very hot and humid so the climate is best from late September to early April.

There is very little rainfall throughout the year.

The Holy Month of Ramadan typically falls during August/early September – during this period there are restrictions on alcohol, entertaining and indoor dining.

Leisure & Activities

Burj Khalifa
Currently the tallest tower in the world, The Burj Khalifa dominates the Dubai skyline. At a height of 828m, it’s a fantastic piece of architecture and to experience the view from the observation deck on level 124 is truly breathtaking. You can go even higher to the opulent 'At The Top' Sky Lounge on the 148th floor.

Aquaventure
The biggest water park in Dubai and a fantastic day out for the whole family. Situated on Atlantis The Palm, it’s home to some of the fastest and most adrenaline-pumping rides in the world. There’s also an opportunity to get up close to stingrays and sharks, as well as 700m of private beach for rest and relaxation plus plenty of restaurants and cafés.

Dubai Mall
No holiday to Dubai is complete without a fabulous shopping trip to some of the top shopping outlets in the world. With more than 1,200 shops and 150 restaurants, the Dubai Mall is the perfect destination. However, there's more to the mall than simply shopping...other attractions include an ice-rink, a giant aquarium and an indoor theme park.

Hotels in Dubai