Villas in Dubai
Mirdif is a quite popular area for renting villas, ideal for families who like being away from the hustle and bustle of the city but still can enjoy playground areas and parks for the children. Couples and families also look for stylish and beautiful villas in Dubailand. A central location for rental villas between old and new Dubai is Barsha, also home to the largest shopping centre, Mall of the Emirates. Finally, along the idyllic Jumeirah Beach Road, Umm Suqeim development has ended up being an attractive and spacious rental area with a cosy family park and the best facilities. Ideal for those watersport lovers who wish to stay close to the beach.Luxury villas in the Emirates
Find exclusive, opulent and luxury properties to stay in Dubai during your holidays. Private residential areas, enclosed properties and exclusive access to the most stunning villas with capacity for 12 people. Large rooms and lounges, state of the art kitchens, fabulous swimming pools and lovely outdoors. Modern decoration and bright colours will make you feel in paradise in this fantastic oasis of peace and luxury.
Travellers and activities
It goes without saying that Dubai is the global shopping mecca. At the bottom of the Burj Khalifa there is Dubai Mall. Inside you will find more than 1,000 luxury brand stores, with designs that rival the windows of New York and Paris. There is an indoor theme park, an ice rink, a large Aquarium and Underwater Zoo and a big waterfall. In addition, ski lovers can enjoy this sport, the first of its kind in the Middle East, in the Mall of the Emirates, a colossal complex to shop, eat and spend the day. Therefore, if you love shopping, Dubai is your next destination!Dubai for history lovers
Uncover Dubai’s past by visiting the Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood. To discover and make the most of your visit, this is a place best seen walking and entering the maze of alleyways. Visit the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding, here you can also take Arabic lessons, guided mosque visits and heritage tours to appreciate the culture and the essence of the country. But contemporary history can also be enjoyed at the Etihad Museum in Jumeirah 1. Here you can know more about the UAE and its recent history at the interactive pavilions. The information about how the Fathers signed the treaty to unify the seven Emirates is also there for visitors to learn about.
As well as the other 6 Emirates, Dubai has its own king, known as Sheikh!
Top 7 travel tips in Dubai
Dubai is one of those cities that has to be seen to be believed. Record-breaking buildings standing by traditional boroughs, artificial islands and an impressive coastline that will leave you in awe. One of the most iconic buildings in Dubai is the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest tower predominating the Dubai skyline. Admire the views from its observation deck on floor 124, have a nice meal on level 122 or spend some time in the tallest lounges in the world, located on floors 152, 153 and 154.2. Visit the Old Dubai, Bur Dubai
Dubai is popular for its skyscrapers shaping the skyline and the futuristic architecture, but you can also see traces of what once was an angler village next to Dubai Creek, one of the best areas of the city to go for a pleasant stroll. Old Dubai, or Bur Dubai, is often referred to as the heart and soul of the city and it is a window to the day-to-day life of the locals shopping at the markets, enjoying authentic meals and discovering cultural experiences.3. Go for a 4x4 ride
Out in the Al Maha Protected Nature Reserve, a fascinating desert full of dunes where you can see more than 300 specimens of the Arabian oryx, is the perfect spot to enjoy an exciting ride on a 4WD car through the sandy dunes. Hold tight! Sometimes it can be a bumpy ride!4. Dubai Creek: Ancient trade routes
Dubai is famous for its glitz and glamour, the high buildings and impressive man made islands but the real core of town is, and always will be, the Creek. The Bani Yas tribe settled in this estuary. Here lies the Dubai Museum and a maze of alleyways with spice, gold and textile souks. Ride across the water on a traditional abra. This is a must-do when you are here!5. Visit the Souk
In the souk you can find several jewellers selling real gems and unique pieces and other gold pieces and precious stones. Browse the shop windows and have a good look at the largest gold ring in the world, at Kanz jewellery and winner of a World Guinness Record. The rest of items you can get in a souk include Arabic spices and lots of textiles.6. Jumeirah Beach Residences: Eat, shop, relax
Are you looking for a place that has it all? Shopping, dining and going to the cinema is something you can do at The Beach, in the Jumeirah Beach Residences (JBR) area. A fantastic water park, an open-air cinema and some of the best Djs playing on weekends in this vibrant district, always buzzing with activity.7. The majestic landscape of Dubai
Dubai’s desert is a short drive from Dubai town. The activities offered are experiences that you will remember forever! Go on a desert safari where you can go off-roading, enjoy a quad biking tour or sandboard the majestic dunes. See the Bedouine lifestyle with the Al Marmoom Bedouin Experience and sleep amid the dunes if you fancy more days enjoying it!