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Holidays in Dubai

A gleaming gem in the heart of the desert, Dubai is more than just a city; it is a testament to human ingenuity, ambition, and boundless adventure. Nestled along the shores of the Persian Gulf, this vibrant metropolis rises from the sands, a global icon of modernity, luxury, and innovation. Holidays in Dubai are all about the WOW factor. From stunning luxury hotels to breathtaking sights. From towering skyscrapers to pristine beaches, Dubai is a city where ancient meets modern and east meets west to create an exciting place with something for everyone. Offering great weather, brilliant shopping, and some of the best hospitality in the world, discover Dubai for yourself and find out why it's one of the most sought-after holiday destinations.  

When is the best time to visit?: Dubai holidays are a popular choice year-round with average daily temperatures of 27°C. From May to September, you can expect temperatures in the low to mid-30s, while from December to February the thermometer hovers between 19 and 21°C

Where is the best place to stay in Dubai?: Dubai’s glittering skyline is scattered with luxury hotels and jaw-dropping resorts, so no matter where you stay, you're bound to find a little opulence. For first-time visitors, Downtown is great; with the Dubai Mall, Dubai Opera, Dubai Fountain, and the tallest tower in the world, The Burj Khalifa all within walking distance. If you’re looking for beachside suburbia, Jumeirah’s stretches of seafront sands are desirable. And if you’re holiday to Dubai is all about the ultimate glamour, there’s no other place to rest your head than on the iconic Palm Jumeirah. From Atlantis The Royal to One & Only The Palm- bragging rights are given when staying here.

Travel guide

Perfect for a winter sun getaway, Dubai is a destination that oozes luxury. Whether it’s a girls' holiday, boys break, a family getaway or a city break for the ages, Dubai pulls out all the stops.

  • Best time to visit: May-September
  • Average temp: 28°C/82°F
  • Average flight time: 7 Hours
  • Most suited for: Families, Couples
  • Currency: UAE Dirham
  • Time Difference: +4 Hours

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The Burj Khalifa

The Burj Khalifa

At the heart of Dubai's allure lies its remarkable skyline, where architectural wonders pierce the clouds. The Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, soars over 828 meters into the sky. Its elegant silhouette dominates the skyline, offering panoramic views of the city below and beyond. Head to the top to watch in wonder as the sun sets and the city comes alive in a symphony of lights, straight out of a futuristic dream.

Modern Family Fun

Modern Family Fun

Dubai might be in the middle of an ancient desert, but that doesn't mean it lacks modern fun. For family days out, the Wild Wadi Water Park is home to a huge choice of roller coasters, chutes, and flumes. Don't miss the spectacular attractions at Atlantis The Palm, and if the heat gets a little too much, cool off by hitting the real snow ski slopes at the Ski Dubai complex.

Old World Desert Dreams

Old World Desert Dreams

Dubai combines old-world souks with modern shopping malls and rolling dunes with championship golf courses. But the best way to have a more traditional Arabian experience is with an excursion to the desert. Spend the morning haggling in the Gold and Spice Souks, before heading out to the bronze sands. Ride Camels and enjoy a traditional meal between the dunes or add some adventure with sandboarding and buggy thrills over the shifting sands.

food and drink

Food & Drink

Dubai offers food to suit every palate and budget. Dine in the Michelin-starred restaurants in the city's top hotels and enjoy great international cuisine from Japan, India, and Italy. Try out the local spicy Emirati cuisine including: Harees, Majboos, Ghuzi, Madrouba, Thareed, Oozie, Jasheed, Maqluba, and Tahta Malih with Kunafa, Luqaymat, and Gahwa (Arabic Coffee) to finish your meal. 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 in Dubai.


Average monthly temperature in Dubai(°C)

  • Jan 19°C
  • Feb 20°C
  • Mar 23°C
  • Apr 26°C
  • May 31°C
  • Jun 33°C
  • Jul 35°C
  • Aug 36°C
  • Sep 33°C
  • Oct 29°C
  • Nov 25°C
  • Dec 21°C
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