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Our Dubai bucket list

  • 13 July 2023
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Discover Dubai

Marhaba! (Welcome!) to a city that is truly made for everyone, Dubai has an incredible array of memorable experiences for each and every explorer. Whether your clients are a family looking to make those core memories, or a couple of thrill-seekers ready to take on skydives and dune drives, Dubai has it all.

We’ve curated a list of our must-sees and dos in Dubai, for those who are looking to kick back with the family, an adventure holiday of a lifetime, or the ultimate foodie experience. Take a look!

There are so many family-friendly hotels for you and your loved ones to enjoy, including the Atlantis which houses the world’s largest waterpark, Aquaventure, with thrilling watersports and an amazing aquarium. Or you could head to Jumeirah Beach, a beachfront hotel with a kid’s club, playground, and kid’s pool! Check out our family favourite activities:

Aquaventure at Atlantis

Museum of the Future

Kite Beach

A photographer’s dream, with futuristic cityscapes, striking hotspots, and unusual backdrops, Dubai is renowned for its Instagram-worthy venues and locations. Not only does Dubai house the Burj Al Arab, which has been named the most ‘Instagrammable hotel in the world’, you can also capture insta-worthy moments by every beachside restaurant, and not to forget the picturesque cafes and brunch spots.

Al Qudra Lakes

The Frame

City Walk

With hundreds of nationalities living in Dubai, there is no shortage of diversity within the culinary experience. Dubai has got pretty much everything covered, from family-friendly cafes to wildly inventive menus and traditional Emirati cuisine. You can dine in chilled out beach clubs, rooftop restaurants and the best Michelin Star venues in the world, all in one place.

Dubai's Infamous brunches

Michelin Star restaurants

Watch the fountains over dinner

A city that’s made for bucket lists. Dubai is a place not only for sightseeing, but for living! With impressive thrills and memorable surprises at every turn, you can be sure you’ll tick off that list with every adventure you go on.

Helicopter tour

Enjoy dinner in the sky

Hop on a dune buggy

Feel like you're on a film set whilst exploring the souks, with endless alleys of gold and spices, or adventure to the desert on an unforgettable safari, where you will see birds of prey and camels, and experience the Arabian culture.

Dubai Souks

Hot air balloon rides

Desert safari

From high-end hotels and beach clubs to decadent dining, there's plenty for Dubai's sun-seekers to enjoy on this magnificent island. You can explore the iconic palm tree shaped island a number of ways, whether it's by foot, boat, plane or skydiving - it truly is extraordinary. There are so many attractions, hotels, and sights to see on the Palm alone, so be sure not to miss this man-made treasure. 

The View on The Palm

Charter a yacht

Explore the beaches

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