Honestly, after we have experienced two years of vacation on the balcony, many of us can’t wait to discover the big wide world. And many people dream of the Orient and the wonderful stories from One Thousand and One Nights. In the past 50 years, one place, in particular, has established itself as a modern Mecca for holidaymakers and dropouts. And hardly any other location combines history and tradition with modernity and entertainment as uniquely as Dubai.
A PARADISE ON EARTH
Between foodie pearls, water parks, exciting indoor activities, and countless malls, you will gather unforgettable impressions in Dubai. There is something extraordinary to discover in that emirate. However, maybe you don’t know that the diverse metropolis is also an ideal summer destination for vacationers who want to explore something new every day.
Of course, there are a number of leisure activities in Dubai, even in the hot summer. In addition, special hotel packages and other discount packages make a summer trip to the Arabian Gulf particularly attractive. Of course, there are really many wonders to be discovered in Dubai.
But, let’s check just four of them today. Don’t be surprised. Because maybe you don’t have our selection on your radar when you think of the probably liveliest metropolis in the UAE.
FOODIE PARADISE: MICHELIN STARS sparkle everywhere in Dubai
In June, the first Dubai MICHELIN Guide came out. It now lists a whopping 69 restaurants in the city. Among the gastronomic highlights are 11 restaurants with MICHELIN stars and 14 Bib Gourmand restaurants.
It’s no secret, that due to its diverse cuisine, Dubai is the focus of gastronomy connoisseurs from all over the world. Several restaurants, from fine dining to street food, appeal to the taste buds in traditional or highly creative ways. So, if you’re looking for top-notch culinary inspiration, you’ve come to the right place in the foodie capital of Dubai.
Pure refreshment and fun: Some of the coolest water parks
Admittedly, when we think of the United Arab Emirates, we think of lots of deserts, wonderful oases, and mega-cities. What we think less about is water. And yet, in Dubai, there are huge water parks with dizzyingly high diving towers, countless pools, and endlessly long water slides. Some of them even lead through shark tanks.
Sceirah, in the Wild Wadi Waterpark, you will find the ultimate adrenaline rush. Here two parallel trapdoors open at a height of 32 meters. If you are daring enough to embark on this adventure, after the doors open, you will fall down the huge slide at speeds of up to 80 km/h. Have fun!
You can experience even more action in the other, literally colossal water playgrounds in Dubai. These include Aquaventure Waterpark, Laguna Waterpark, and Legoland Water Park.
Exclusive DUBAI Deals: Summer offers from hotels and the Emirates Airline
Seven nights for the price of five is the hot news for this summer in Dubai. So, if you’ve been eyeing the magical city for a long time, you can finally see the city’s best hotels and resorts for yourself. So, why you’re waiting? Just experience the stories of 1001 Nights up close.
Of course, you really get all the amenities your heart desires in these luxurious houses. You really don’t have to worry about anything. Just enjoy the amenities of 1001 %. In Dubai, fairytales get the reality.
Additionally, as a guest of these exclusive summer offers: “Stay 7 Pay 5” you will get to know the most legendary places in the city. For example, as a resident on the island of Bluewaters, you will experience the world-famous Caesars Palace Dubai Resort. Or discover the fascinating architecture of the 5-star hotel Atlantis, The Palm.
DUBAI SUMMER SURPRISES
BARGAIN SHOPPING AT THE MALLS
Last but not least, you can take a refreshing break from the sun in one of the many shopping malls. Probably nowhere else in the world are well-known international labels and local fashion designers as close together as in Dubai.
You can seek bargains during the 25th edition of Dubai Summer Surprises. That special shopping event runs all summer until September 4th. Of course, the city’s malls are among the largest in the world. No question, they are an experience in themselves and offer entertainment for the whole family.
Therefore, the shopping fans among you will be spoiled for choice between the Dubai Mall, the Mall of the Emirates, or the unique Mercato Mall with picturesque shop facades from the Italian Renaissance. There is also an extremely wide range of food options. So, the circle is closed.
If you’re raring to go on an adventure to Dubai and still looking for a flight that suits you, Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, has new summer specials.
With all-new flight bookings to Dubai, passengers in all travel classes receive free entry to the three top attractions, the Top of the Burj Khalifa, Dubai Fountains Boardwalk Experience, and the Louvre Abu Dhabi. Offer valid for all air travel to Dubai between July 1st, 2022, and September 30th, 2022. Enjoy and daena nadhhab ‘iilaa dubay; let’s go to Dubai!
Text: Marco Kokkot