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Dubai Holidays

Dubai offers you a unique holiday destination with its mix of captivating Middle East culture and several luxury hotels that feature spectacular architectural design and spotless beaches. Though it is among the world’s modern cities, its heart is very much rooted in the shifting sands of the Arabian Desert where visitors on Dubai holidays can experience an amazing night at an oasis like countless desert residents before them, witness a beautiful falcon swooping for the kill or enjoy thrilling desert motor sports.

Jumeirah Road is famous for its soft white sand private beaches as well as some with public access. Hotel beaches charge daily rates but are well maintained and offer luxury amenities.

The city has two excellent golf courses that offer beautiful club houses and fairways to visitors on Dubai holidays. The Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club and the older Emirates Golf Club offer a delightful golfing experience, with the latter hosting the annual European PGA Desert Classic.

Getting there

Dubai International Airport (IATA: DXB) is hub to Emirates Airline and served over 37 million passengers in 2008. Its third terminal opened in 2008 and is designed to fully support the massive Airbus A380. The city’s bus system is efficient with about 70 routes and is a good option on your Dubai holidays, especially in the cooler months. Dubai’s organised taxi system remains its most popular means of public transport with over 7,500 taxis providing reliable services to residents and people on holidays to Dubai.

Weather

Temperatures are pleasant from January to March and that is when most visitors from Europe throng the beaches on holidays to Dubai. Temperatures easily exceed 40 °C during the summer months whereas rainfall is usually light.

General Information

In recent years, the tremendous success of Jebel Ali free zone has inspired other free zones such as Dubai Media City and Dubai Internet City bringing shoppers from across the world on holidays to buy duty-free merchandise. Ambitious projects such as The Palm Islands, Burj Dubai and The World Islands have been at the helm of its private real estate boom and have contributed to Dubai becoming a popular cheap holidays option. The 818 Meter Burj Dubai (The Burj Khalifa after completion) skyscraper, now officially the tallest manmade structure ever built, is a very popular spot for tourists on Dubai holidays with a Georgio Armani hotel. Dubai's beaches are amongst the most developed in the world but still provide that feeling of nature and gorgeous views as you'd expect on a Fuerteventura holiday perhaps.

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Amwaj Rotana Resort
Amwaj Rotana Resort is a five-star hotel in Dubai located right at the centre of Dubai. Quite close to the amazing beachfront, Amwaj Rotana Resort is easily reachable from the Media City, Internet City and Dubai Convention Centre. With 300 Deluxe ...
The Harbour Resort
Situated between the beautiful Dubai Marina and the Arabian Gulf coastline, The Harbour Resort in Dubai offers spectacular panoramic views of the Gulf, the world-renowned Palm Island and Media City. The Harbour Resort is one of the five-star hotels in ...
Tamani Hotel Marina Dubai
Tamani Hotel Marina Dubai is a five-star Dubai hotel that is situated just thirty minutes from the Dubai International Airport. Tamani Hotel Marina is designed in lines of elegant contemporary architecture with glass and steel as the prominent elements. Tamani ...
Metropolitan Deira Hotel
Metropolitan Deira Hotel is a four-star hotel in Dubai city. Metropolitan Deira Hotel has eight storeys with a glass façade. Metropolitan Deira Hotel presents spectacular views of Dubai city life. Whether you’re up for business in the city ...
Hotel Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City
Located on one side of the buzzing Dubai Creek, Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City is a five-star hotel in Dubai. At stone’s throw away from the teeming Dubai Festival City with its amazing amusement, shopping and dining areas, Crowne ...
Four Points by Sheraton Hotel Dubai
Four Points by Sheraton is a four-star hotel in Dubai situated on the renowned Sheikh Zayed Road. Right at the centre of the bustling business district of Dubai, Four Points by Sheraton is among Dubai hotels with a classy statement. ...
Metropolitan Dubai Hotel
Metropolitan Dubai Hotel is among four-star hotels in Dubai situated on the Sheikh Zayed Road. Surrounded by business houses and commercial complexes, Metropolitan Dubai Hotel still offers a peaceful retreat for your Dubai holidays. There is free shuttle service for ...
Al Murooj Rotana Hotel and Suites
A beautiful tropical retreat is waiting for you at Al Murooj Rotana Hotel & Suites. Located near Dubai International Airport, Al Murooj Rotana Hotel & Suites has carved out a niche for itself in the skyline of Dubai business district. Famed for ...
Hatta Fort Hotel
The Hatta Fort Hotel in Dubai puts forth an unforgettable mountain retreat for your much-awaited holiday in Dubai. The Hatta Fort Hotel is a five-star hotel in Dubai that is spread over 80-acres of mountains – tucked away from the busy ...
Oasis Beach Tower
Oasis Beach Tower occupies an important place among five-star hotels in Dubai. Located on the beach side of the world-famous Dubai Marina, Oasis Beach Tower has 180 posh hotel apartments in store for your holiday in Dubai. Extending over 45 storeys, Oasis ...