Ritzy Dubai has, over time, transformed itself with a series of innovative, ambitious, and revolutionary construction projects. Consequently, it has catapulted itself into the best city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). From skyrocketing properties to massive shopping malls, the city is undoubtedly a must-visit for every travel enthusiast. That is why, despite Abu Dhabi being the capital, Dubai is the most populous in the United Arab Emirates. The city boasts of a unique balance of modern and old developments that result in countless things to do and places to visit.
Situated about 130 km from Dubai Downtown, Hatta is a must-visit charming getaway. Here, you can showcase your kayaking dexterity along the tranquil Hatta Lake or trek the Rocky Mountains for an exceptional hiking experience. Recent enhancements in the area include a stylish lodge-style hotel and trailer parks ideal outdoors enthusiast. The city also suits several adventure activities like free-falling, zorbing and mountain biking.
2. Dubai Museum
Want to connect with the past? Visit this exceptional museum dating back to 1787, located at the Al-Fahidi Fort. Its primary purpose was to shield Dubai Creek. Its walls have traditional coral blocks, adroitly stuck together with lime. Supporting the upper floor are wooden poles while the ceiling features palm fronds, plaster and mad. Historically, the property served as a dwelling for the ruling family, prison, and garrison.
3. Jumeirah Beach
This lovely shoreline appeals to sun-seekers and water sports enthusiasts alike. Soak in Dubai’s inspiring rays as you watch fans of watersports showcase their prowess on the in Persian Gulf’s calm, turquoise waters. The beach also features children’s playground and several picnics and barbecue sites. Make sure you find your way to the band of free sand because the area gets crowded quite fast as the day advances.
4. The Dubai Mall
This title is undoubtedly not representative of this otherwise sprawling property. With over 12000 shops, 150 plus restaurants, and an underwater zoo, one day on this gigantic structure is not enough. The development has an appealing indoor theme park, massive indoor waterfall, an ice rink as well as an expertly designed outdoor fountain. So, if you are fond of sightseeing, there is plenty to explore here.
5. Burj Khalifa
At 829.8 meters, this property is undoubtedly the city’s landmark building. Besides the development being the most famous in Dubai and hence its point of interest, it is the tallest building on the planet. There is a breathtaking observation deck on its 124th floor. The floor presents an eye-view perspective that is simply stunning. A deluxe At-The-Top Sky Lounge, situated on the 148th floor, allows visitors to dine in the clouds.
6. Desert Conservation Park
When hassle and jostle of the urban life become tiresome, visitors highly recommend taking a break in this conservation reserve. The national park, which occupies approximately 87 sq. Miles of the Arabian Desert is situated in the suburbs of the city. While the reserve principally serves as a research center, revelers can have plenty to reconnoiter. For instance, thrill seekers get their dream treat at the sand boarding while those who fancy laid-back experience find cushioned Bedouin tents fulfilling.