Destination of the Month: Dubai
Date Posted: 11/10/2019
An iconic emirate renowned for its shopping scene, captivating modern architecture, and vibrant nightlife scene – Dubai is the ultimate luxury destination dominated by spectacular skyscrapers and by night is lit up by vibrant city lights. It’s often described as Las Vegas without the casinos because of its supersized hotels, amusement parks, aquariums, designer cars, and luxury yachts. Relax on stunning Jumeirah Beach or spend time on the tree-shaped Palm Jumeirah to discover glitzy beach clubs and decadent nightclubs with DJ sets. Make Dubai your next unforgettable city break!
From November to April, you’ll find that this is the best time to visit Dubai; experience temperatures of around 19°C. Its desert climate, sunshine, and hot temperatures are more prominent in July and August, with temperatures soaring to 38°C.
At the foot lies Dubai Fountain, complete with water jets and beautiful lights choreographed to music – a true sight. The tallest structure and building in the world is a must-visit; the Burj Khalifa is a sure way to hold your attention with its 160 stories.
Feast on sumptuous Manousheh, the local pizza, or tasty chelo kebabs are a famous Emirati food consisting of basmati rice served with a pat of butter on the kebabs. Made from a gooey sweet cheese; Knafeh is a traditional dessert that’s also really special in the city.
Ras Al Khor is a beautiful nature reserve, with the highlight of pretty pink flamingos and other migratory birds. With the aim to protect the Arabian deserts, Dubai Desert Conversation Centre is a habitat for flora and fauna, as well as striking falcons.