Vacationing in Dubai

Dubai has carved itself a reputation as one of the most exciting holiday destinations in the world. Synonymous with glamour and excess, a holiday here might look expensive but scratch the surface and you’ll find there are a number of 5 star hotels where you can enjoy a comfortable stay.

There are plenty of interesting sights and attractions to visit in Dubai. Some of the tallest buildings in the world have been constructed here such as the Burj Khalif which stands at a mind boggling 828m high. It is a definite must do while in Dubai, as the views over the city from here are the best you will find.

The shopping in Dubai is a fashionista’s dream with over 70 shopping malls to peruse. Two malls you must visit are the Dubai Mall which is one of the world’s largest in terms of floor space and the Village Mall which is home to an eclectic collection of quirky and one off designs.

Ski Dubai is another of Dubai’s must see attractions. This indoor ski and snowboarding centre features five different ski runs catering for all skiing abilities. All equipment and clothing is provided and there are professional instructors on hand to provide lessons.

The Beaches in Dubai are gorgeous and a great place to spend some time. Jumeirah Beach is the most popular beach in Dubai, with soft white sands and warm turquoise waters, while Palm Beach is renowned as the place to enjoy a wide range of water sports. The Dubai Marina is also an attraction in itself. Set to be the biggest manmade marina in the world the marina is located close to the heart of the New Dubai.

The man made islands in Dubai are another attraction to visit, preferable by air if you can. The World is a collection of 300 manmade islands which reside off the coast of Dubai. A miracle in itself the 300 islands were created by sand dredging from the sea. A landmark for eco-tourism projects worldwide The World Dubai can even be seen from space.

Dubai has a very rich culture and heritage. To discover some of this city’s amazing history, a visit to the Dubai Museum is a definite must do. On display are many historical artifacts dating back to the third millennium B.C. Take the time to walk around the Bastakia Quarter, its narrow lanes and wind towers provide a fascinating glimpse into Dubai’s past. If you are looking for a dream vacation you should definitely consider Dubai.

This guest post was written and submitted by Shon Siemonek

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