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Dubai

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An exciting modern city with an ancient cultural twist. On Dubai holidays think luxury accommodation, high-class shopping and fascinating cultural highlights.
Average Flight Time:
7 hours
Time Difference:
+4 hours
Average Temp:
27°C
Currency:
AED

Holidays in Dubai offer great weather, brilliant shopping, pristine beaches and some of the best hospitality in the world. Situated at the heart of the United Arab Emirates, Dubai combines old-world souks with modern shopping malls and rolling sand dunes with championship golf courses. Ancient meets modern and east meets west to create an exciting place with something for everyone. Dubai City is home to fine restaurants, designer shopping and luxury hotels, while Jumeirah Beach boasts ultra-luxurious resorts and endless white sands. Holidays in Dubai are all about the WOW factor, from stunning hotels to breathtaking sights; you'll find Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building here, as well as the world's first man-made island The Palm. Discover Dubai for yourself and find out why it's fast becoming one of the world's most sought-after holiday destinations.

Weather Map More info...
Jan
19°C
Feb
20°C
Mar
23°C
Apr
27°C
May
30°C
Jun
33°C
Jul
34°C
Aug
35°C
Sep
32°C
Oct
29°C
Nov
25°C
Dec
21°C
The desert climate is one of the reasons people flock to Dubai. Dubai has year round sunshine with temperatures reaching 39°C (102°F) in summer. During summer, the humidity is higherand rainfall is virtually non-existent. In winter, there are occasional showers but that doesn't stop thousands of tourists heading here for a fix of winter sun.
Things to see & do

Dubai is famous for its signature white sandy beaches, but there's plenty to do on a holiday in Dubai besides sunbathing. Visit Dubai Museum and the Jumeirah mosque and take the lift to the top of Burj Khalifa. For family days out, the Wild Wadi water park is home to a huge choice of roller coasters, chutes and flumes. Dont miss the spectacular attractions at Atlantis The Palm: including the chance to swim with dolphins and explore underwater chambers teeming with fish. And Dubai might be located in the middle of a desert, but that doesn't mean you can't ski here: head to the Ski Dubai complex for ski slopes and real snow. For a more traditional Arabian experience, don't miss an excursion to the desert, or a haggling trip to the Gold and Spice Souks.

Dubai's fastgrowing status has created an ecelectic nightlife scene. There are hundreds of bars and nightclubs, many of which attract many top name DJs and musicians. From quiet little cafs to famous clubs, such as Buddha Bar, Dubai has all the nightlife benefits of Western capitals. Please keep in mind that alcohol consumption is allowed only in bars and on other designated premises, drinking on the street or in other public places is strictly prohibited. For a change of scenery enjoy an evenings dinner cruise around the harbour in a dhow.

Food & drink

Dubai offers food to suit every palate and budget. Dine in the Michelinstarred restaurants in the citys top hotels and enjoy great international cuisine from Japan, India and Italy. As well as the gourmet outlets, you'll find plenty of fast food joints. Don't miss the chance to try out the local, spicy cuisine.

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