Written by Guest Author: Allen Walker
Dubai, an exotic destination with the world’s top luxury getaways is favorite among avid travelers. The city boasts a perfect balance between the new and the old, offering visitors plenty of attractions and activities to engage with.
Whether you want to spend the mornings sprawling along the Jumeirah Beach or shred the powder at the infamous Ski Dubai during the afternoons, the options are endless. Here we have also listed top attractions near to Arabian Ranches you can enjoy and it’s a one of the most famous communities in Dubai.
Read the top 5 attractions and activities in Dubai that you must not miss out on your next visit here.
Burj Al Arab
Presenting pristine views of the Persian Gulf lying between the Palm Islands and the famous Jumeirah Beach, Burj Al Arab is an architectural marvel that has been making waves since 1999 when it was first opened. The curved glass exterior shelters this uber-luxurious, world class hotel that’s one of the major attractions on the man-made island. World’s first 7-star hotel is home to the tallest atrium available today standing at almost 600 ft. Besides the beautiful architecture, there are some amazing amenities on offer including revolving beds – featured in some of the suites – and a helipad which definitely calls for a more luxury arrival than anything else.
This gigantic mall takes pride in being the biggest shopping hub of the world where you can explore some amazing shopping opportunities at 1300-plus stores. In fact, even if you’re not willing to buy anything here, visiting the Dubai Mall will bring you some amazing opportunities for entertainment. Yes, the mall also houses a movie rink, some kids-friendly attractions, a movie theater, and an aquarium which houses lots of beautiful underwater creatures. Just outside this mall, you can experience world’s most beautiful Dubai Fountain where nightly shows are conducted and you can enjoy a hybrid of some eastern and western music.
Take a stroll from the famous Burj Al Arab and you’ll explore some pristine white sand beaches at the Jumeirah. Enjoy a relaxing sun-bath lying on the lively shoreline of Dubai where bright sunrays will surely give you an amazing feel. And, if you have the love for water sports, it’s time you hit the turquoise and calm waters of Persian Gulf. The beach also gives access to children’s playground as well as some picnic and barbecue spots.
Burj Khalifa remains on most travelers’ agenda when they visit Dubai even in 2019. Known popularly for being world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa offers a lot more than this under the belt. World’s tallest free-standing structure also hosts the world’s highest observation deck outdoors. Obviously, that makes for a perfect recipe for enjoying some stunning views of the Emirate’s shorelines and all the amazing landscaping that’s around.
Dubai is not just about its towering skyscrapers that are all concentrated into the Downtown Dubai. In fact, the modern city center is also home to Bastakiya Quarter, the historic district of the city. Formerly a fishing village, Bastakiya Quarter has been named after various Bastak traders who settled here somewhere in 19th century. The small neighborhood homes a popular outdoor café named “Arabian Tea House”. Besides, you can explore some art galleries here as well as masterpieces from international and local artists. There are also some restored buildings which you’d like to explore such as wind towers. Besides, Dubai Museum also gives you a look into the city’s history.
If you love to explore the weirdest things in the world, you must visit “Ski Dubai.” Even in the months when it’s sizzling hot outside, this indoor Ski Resort allows you to have an amazing skiing experience on one of the 5 ski runs it houses. Besides, you can enjoy chairlift, freestyle snowboard zone, and there’s room for snowball fights and toboggan runs too.
So, if you’re planning to visit Dubai in 2019, make sure you don’t miss out on these top attractions and activities. It’s surely going to be an enthralling experience.