An extremely luxurious skyline, hiding glittering skyscrapers, uber -trendy hotels, upscale shopping malls and avenues, phenomenal artificial islands, marvelous fountains and fancy beachfronts fringed with palm trees.

What to do:

Explore the Palm islands, the three largest artificial islands in the world, located just off the coast of Dubai.

Swim with the dolphins at Atlantis or at the Dubai Dolphinarium.

Enjoy the endless water-sport opportunities as Dubai has some of the whitest and sandiest beaches in the world. Ocean temperatures range from 22°C in winter up to 35°C in summer.

Attend a camel race.

Explore the Burj Khalifa , the tallest building in the world.

Watch the mesmerizing Dubai Fountain which dances to the music. It happens to be the world’s largest choreographed fountain system.

Watch the sunset over the sandy dunes in a hot air balloon.

Dubai is renowned for its huge choice of shopping malls like The Dubai Mall, Mall of the Emirates, Ibn Battuta mall and Dubai Outlet Mall, a very large mall, with many “factory outlets”.