Dubai Holiday Tips

Dubai is continuing to be popular as a holiday destination and it is easy to understand why. New hotels are being built and they seem to spare no expense to try and exceed customers definition of pure luxury. One such hotel is the Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Dubai. This is a truly luxurious beachside hotel located on the west crescent of the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai. The hotel offers amazing views of the Arabian Gulf and Dubai’s impressive skyline. The lavish interior is inspired by palaces from the Ottoman period and features hand painted finishings, Turksish artworks and stunning murals that are a throwback to the magnificent era of the Ottoman Empire.

Dubai as a Stopover

Dubai makes a fantastic stopover holiday destination on your way to a more relaxing beach holiday. We recommend about 3 or 4 nights in Dubai followed by perhaps a holiday in Thailand. Emirates Airlines flies from the UK direct to Dubai and they aslo fly on to other holiday destinations in the Far East and even on to Australia.Dubai makes a fascinating holiday stopover destination because it is a shoppers paradise with huge malls like the Dubai Mall which has every shop imaginable. Other shopping malls include Marina Mall and Mall of the Emirates. With a fantastic choice of hotels, great restaurants, water parks and beaches there is plenty to keep you occupied.

What is a must-see in Dubai?

There are many amazing and expensive hotels in Dubai non better than the worlds only 7 star hotel The Burj Al Arab dubbed the most luxurious hotel in the world. You can also go to the top of the worlds tallest building providing it is not too windy, The Burj Khalifa, which stands nearly one kilometre above the ground.

Where are the best places to eat in Dubai?

It is difficult to find a poor restaurant in Dubai. If you are a steak lover, like me, then you will love Legends Steak House at Dubai Crek Golf & Yacht Club which serve mouth watering steaks of superb quality. Grosvenor House has award winning restaurants such as Indego which serves award winning Indian cuisine. If you are a pasta and pizza lover then you will love La Veranda at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel. You will aslo get great views of the Burj Al Arab from the outside terrace of La Veranda restaurant.

Getting around Dubai

The best way to travel around Dubai is by taxis which are cheap and plentiful. You can also use the ever expanding Dubai Metro, which has to be one of the most modern rail systems in the world.

Where is the best place to stay in Dubai for families?

Atlantis The Palm is an an amazing hotel with its own waterpark and is well worth considering. Prices at peak times such as school holidays can be expensive though. You also might want to consider Safa Park which is great for families and children. The hotel has numerous entertainment options for kids and it also has educational games such as bettery cars to teach them traffic rules.

Jebel Ali Resort is also great for family holidays to Dubai and it has a lovely beach and a golf course.

Call Global Holidays FREE on 0800 433 2300 to book a holiday to Dubai or a hotel room at any of the Jumeirah hotels including The Burj Al Arab

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