Top 5 Latest Fun Luxury Things To Do On Holiday In Dubai
Dubai, which was initially established as a small fishing village in the 18th century and rapidly grew in the early 21st century with a focus on tourism and luxury. Not only does Dubai have an extremely high standard of living and an outstanding shopping experience (mostly tax-free), but it also has some unique and breathtaking experiences. With towering skyscrapers and hotels decorated with real 24ct gold, Dubai is the definition of luxury!
From riding on a private super yacht to enjoying fine dining with an overview of this grand metropolis during sunset – here’s our top five fun luxury and premium things to see and do that you should experience when holidaying in Dubai.
1. Buy A Burj Khalifa Sky Tour Ticket & Soak In Sunset Views
Burj Khalifa At The Top Sky View Ticket Price w/ Skip The Line: from £89.57 for both adult & child tickets. Price varies depending on the time slot and date booked.
Dubai the proud holder of the Burj Khalifa. As of 2010, the Burj Khalifa has been named the tallest building and free-standing structure in the world. At over 828 metres (2,716.6 feet) and more than 160 stories, you can book an exquisite Burj Khalifa tour to experience the unmatched views of the city and beyond from as high as the 148th-floor outdoor terrace of the building itself and Sky Deck. There is also an unbeatable 360-degree view of the city available on level 124 and 125, sitting at a staggering 456 metres in the air. Plus, the views are even more stunning at sunset
2. Go Dune Bashing & Take A Luxury Evening Private Desert Safari Tour
Dubai Premium Safari Average Price: from £79 for adults and £74 for children. Prices vary depending on safari inclusions, seasons, and transportation
The Desert Dunes and Dubai’s luxury safaris must be on a traveller’s bucket list because they are each truly thrilling and authentic experiences that can be combined. Catch a stunning orange sunset view, see camels, and experience the city’s most adventurous activities. Not only can you go sandboarding down the golden sand, but you can also experience a dune-bashing adventure. Dune Bashing is a form of off-roading done on sand dunes, usually done in big 4×4 vehicles, and it involves driving at varying speeds over dunes and manoeuvring the car in such a way as to maintain balance while going up and down the dunes. Overall, Dubai’s safaris and dune bashing are experiences that both families and couples love!
Plus, depending on which premium safari you choose, you can even enjoy a BBQ dinner as part of your experience.
3. Take A Luxury Dhow Dinner Cruise Or Rent A Yacht At Dubai Marina
Dhow Dinner Cruise Average Price: £65 per person (before transfers)
Private & Luxury Yacht Rental Average Price: £85 per person (before transfers)
Take in the breath-taking views of Dubai Marina by renting a private & luxury yacht or enjoying a Dhow dinner cruise. This luxurious waterfront district is adjacent to the Palm Jumeirah and lined with amazing skyscrapers, exclusive residences, and boulevards that are entirely man-made. This really would be an experience you won’t forget anytime soon!
4. Take A Daytime or Nighttime Helicopter or Boat Tour of Dubai
Dubai is well known for its tourist attractions as well as the tours available of these and the rest of the city. By boat or helicopter, you can explore every inch of this amazing place, and see all its spectacular sights. You’ll feel renewed on an exhilarating guided cruise on the city’s clear blue water. Plus, on Dubai’s famous helicopter tours, you can even inspect the impressive skyline and luxurious hotels from up to 10,000 feet up in the air!
If flying or boating isn’t for you, there’s lots of other ways to get around too with something to suit the comforts and needs of everyone.
5. Visit Dubai Mall’s Aquarium, KidZania & Underwater Zoo
Not only does Dubai possess the tallest building in the world, but it also has the largest shopping mall too! Featuring over 1200 retail stores, two major department stores and hundreds of food and beverage outlets, Dubai Mall covers more than 1 million square meters, an area equivalent to 200 football pitches.
Not only does it have a vast number of shops, it is also known for its Olympic sized ice rink, children’s entertainment concept KidZania, a massive indoor cinema complex as well as a 10 million aquarium and underwater zoo. The aquarium and underwater zoo is home to thousands of aquatic animals comprising of 140 different species, over 400 sharks and rays including Sand Tiger Sharks, Giant Groupers, and a host of other marine life. This makes it a perfect and cheap attraction for families, especially with smaller children.
We hope our list helped you identify some luxury things to do in Dubai to try during your visit. Need help planning your luxury Dubai holiday? Get in touch with our expert team today.