From a desert city covered with sand, Dubai has turned into one of the most beautiful destinations that tourists flock to every year for an exceptional vacation in a luxurious atmosphere.
Dubai is the largest city in the United Arab Emirates and the city that does not miss sunlight and is flooded with lights shining at night. Tourists from all over the world come to shop in the mall, visit the tourist places, relax in the luxury resorts and spend a special holiday in one of the most prestigious cities in the world. Next to modern buildings, we find the coast, ancient cities and a mix of cultures that will give your Dubai vacation a different flavor.
The picturesque strip of fine white sand with turquoise waves on the Arabian Gulf is the first coastal destination for visitors to Dubai.
The luxury hotels on the shore of Jumeirah are equipped with the highest quality standards that visitors prefer compared to hotels in the heart of the city due to its magnificent coastal views. On the beach, you can find all the amenities you need from sun loungers, restaurants, and water activities equipment such as surfboards and diving and snorkeling equipment. After enjoying the water activities, do not miss the opportunity to visit the Umm Al Sheif Chamber Council, which is located a few minutes away from the beach, which is a small historical monument where it was a resort for the late Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum in the Jumeirah area. The decor of the Majlis is luxurious, as it is decorated with plaster and coral stones and has been restored to simulate the original décor. The Majlis includes many pieces of furniture and utensils for Emirati councils decorations with coffee stoves, pottery and copper utensils, in addition to the most luxurious carpets.
Burj Khalifa is the main building of Dubai with a length of 829.8 meters. It is the tallest and most famous building in the world and is one of the most interesting points in the city.
If you are planning to visit Burj Khalifa, do not miss the opportunity to climb to the observation deck on the 124th floor where you can observe the whole city from the skyscrapers to the desert on one side and the ocean on the other side. Visitors, especially photographers, flock to the Burj Khalifa during the night to see the famous city lights. During your visit to the tower, you can also enjoy multimedia shows about Dubai and Burj Khalifa. The tower is surrounded by charmingly designed gardens with winding paths and the Dubai Water Fountain, which is the tallest fountain in the world and designed along the lines of the famous Bellagio Fountains in Las Vegas.
Al Bastakiya neighborhood
Al Bastakiya neighborhood, on the other side of the modern city, where heritage and authenticity of the past.
Al Bastakiya neighborhood, sometimes called Al Fahidi neighborhood, which was built in the late nineteenth century to be home to wealthy Persian merchants who dealt mainly in pearls and textiles, and were attracted to Dubai due to the tax-exempt trade. Al Bastakiya occupies the eastern part of Bur Dubai along the creek, and coral buildings and limestone have been preserved there, with many walls topped by wind towers and it is the primordial image of air conditioners, which was transported by Persian merchants as homes in Iran became famous. You can stroll through the narrow corridors and watch the unique Arab architecture and inside the neighborhood. You will find galleries of the councils’ decorations, where the original Arab ceramics and furniture, in addition to the Zaffa Gallery, which presents many contemporary art collections.
Dubai Heritage Village
If you prefer to stay away from the noise of the city and the bustling life, then the Dubai Heritage Village is a haven for peace and relaxation.
Before the presence of the skyscrapers that cut the sky over the city, the Emirate of Dubai was a group of villages for fishermen and nomads, and the population depended on making ceramics and textiles and searching for pearls as the first sources of income. So if you are looking for a destination away from the hustle and bustle of the city, then enjoy a visit to the Dubai Heritage and Diving Village, which is located in the Shindagha area on the side of Bur Dubai in the historic Dubai Creek area.
The most important thing about the village is the old-fashioned houses and homes made of mud and palm fronds where you can enjoy wandering around the houses and have some drinks in the popular cafe or buy some wonderful and handmade pieces from the porcelain and textile market where weavers and ceramic makers can be monitored while practicing their handicrafts . Do not miss the opportunity to attend entertainment shows from local music and dance that takes place in the village from October to April.