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Best Bars near Palm Jumeirah in Dubai

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Best Bars near Palm Jumeirah in Dubai

Up until a few years ago, even infinitely famous guide books would steer clear of mentioning Dubai’s bar scene. We all knew the city boasted some brilliant bars, yet it was often considered of poor-taste to ever mention any in great detail considering alcohol consumption is a no-no in the local Arab culture. But times are definitely changing; as Dubai aims to attract the world’s largest tourist crowds in the coming decades, it has become quite evident that catering to their needs is of the utmost importance. So while things may not change for the locals, they certainly have done for the visiting tourist. Nowadays, Dubai is not only renowned for its superlative shopping and sun baking options, but also for its fantastic array of top-notch watering holes. Want to know where to go to quench your thirst on a balmy night? Then book your exquisite Dubai holiday rental villa on Palm Jumeirah, the most fashionable suburb inDubai, and check out our favourite bars. Barasti Bar, Le Meridien Seyah Hotel, Dubai Marina Need a mojito-mecca whilst visiting Dubai? Then head straight for Barasti bar on Dubai Marina and have a religious experience bar none! The beachside setting is just perfect for daytime ...

Souk Madinat: best of Jumeirah Beach, Dubai

Travel Tips for Area: Jumeira Beach
Souk Madinat: best of Jumeirah Beach, Dubai

Dubai may be renowned for its superlative shopping options, but rarely does one have the chance to experience them all under one roof. You can certainly spend hours weaving your way through the chaotic, heatstroke-inducing outdoor souks, or you can barricade yourself in one of the many designer malls scattered about town; but in the Souk Madinat Jumeirah you have it all in one location. Moreover, the shopping, entertainment and dining options are so varied and of good quality, that finding a reason to tear yourself away will be near impossible. Madinat Jumeirah is like a city within a city; this amazing conurbation of opulent 5* hotels, designer shopping mall and entertainment complex, all encircled by elaborate canals and waterways, makes a brilliant day trip destination for anyone holidaying in Dubai. Souk Madinat is just a section of this amazing complex, and the place where thousands converge on a weekly basis to take advantage of the calm and relaxing shopping experiences the souk can offer. To this end, why not book your holiday rental apartment in Jumeirah on your next Dubai vacation? Having the best of Dubai at your doorstep will certainly make your vacation a truly unforgettable one. Half way between ...

A Splendid Day in and Around Dubai Marina

Travel Tips for Area: Dubai Marina
A Splendid Day in and Around Dubai Marina

[pinit] Dubai Marina, along with the nearby Palm Island resort, is one of the most ambitious building constructions in the world. It is the largest marina of its kind ever built and is completely man-made. The almost 4km long supreme waterfront boardwalk offers the discerning holiday maker a myriad of entertaining, dining and shopping options. Elegant, faultless and utterly gorgeous, Dubai Marina is pure class, and booking a rental apartment here is about as good as Dubai gets. While the entertainment opportunities are near endless, we thought we’d help you on your merry way by sharing with you what we would consider to be an ideal day out on Dubai Marina. Follow our lead and get a taste of this most delightful corner of the Arab world. Savour some culinary delights, frolic in the pristine waters of the Gulf and enjoy one of the most spectacular dinner cruises in town. For an invigorating and delicious start to your day, head to the Dubai Marina Yacht Club for a gourmet breakfast fit for a king. Café Bistro 25°55° boasts a grand terrace overlooking the canal, and offers a full buffet English breakfast which would make the most patriotic Pom blush with embarrassment. Breakfast ...

Child friendly outings in Dubai

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Child friendly outings in Dubai

Dubai is an exciting and versatile holiday destination. Renowned mostly as a superlative shopping haven, this Arabian hub offers activities and attractions for visitors of all ages. Heading on a holiday to Dubai, with children in tow, is sometimes fraught with grief; but let us assure you, a better holiday destination you couldn’t have picked! Not only is the choice of holiday rental accommodation in Dubai splendid, but this Eastern sanctuary boasts a renowned child loving culture. We dare say taking your kids on holidays to a Muslim country may be infinitely easier than taking them to Europe! Follow our guide to child friendly outings in Dubai, and have an unforgettable family holiday. Wonderland in Dubai Dubai’s Wonderland is the largest amusement centre in the United Arab Emirates, and spending a full day here is pure fun and entertainment. It’s not only kids that are kept busy with the innumerable water slides, boat rides, and wave runners; but Wonderland also boasts four different restaurants, a relaxing cruise option and various water shows. The park is divided in three sections; Splashland being the most popular. The heat on Dubai can be a little overwhelming; visiting Wonderland on your first day may ...

The Top of the Town in Dubai

Travel Tips for Area: Dubai Marina
The Top of the Town in Dubai

In January 2010, the world watched as a dazzling fireworks and laser display announced the opening of Dubai’s 828-metre high Burj Khalifa. Now the new title-holder of the world’s tallest building is inviting the world in. The Burj Khalifa’s observation deck is open for business. Located on the 124th floor (rather disappointing not the very top floor, but at 442 metres off the ground, certainly high enough). After purchasing your tickets (currently priced at 400 Dhs, or about €76 at the door, or 100 Dhs with advance purchase) your journey begins on the lower floor of the adjacent Dubai Mall. After this, a ‘travelator’ will transport you (virtually-speaking) from Dubai’s earliest beginnings as trading post to the soaring, hyper-modern city it is today. Then hold onto your hat, as a double-decker, glass enclosed lift travelling at the speed of 10 metres per second will whisk you up, as the skyline of the city falls away beneath your feet. The observation deck has been fitted out with special telescopes that give virtual impressions of the past and future of this constantly changing metropolis, but this pales in comparison to stepping outside the enclosed area for pulse-racing, uninhibited views from ...

Attractions on the Palm Jumeirah, Dubai

Travel Tips for Area: Palm Jumeirah
Attractions on the Palm Jumeirah, Dubai

The Palm Jumeirah is a man-made island that, from the air, looks like a palm tree. Considered by many to be the 8th Wonder of the world, the Palm Jumeirah islands are one of the most thrilling and inspiring tourist destinations in the region. There are over thirty hotels offering top class luxury, many Dubai villa rentals and numerous upscale shops, boutiques, restaurants and leisure facilities. The trunk of the Palm Jumeirah is a road that is two kilometres long with numerous branches leading to the left and right. Towards the end of the last century, Dubai wanted to expand its tourism industry but only had a limited amount of natural shoreline. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed decided to commission three islands, Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jebel Ali and Palm Deira that would literally double Dubai’s 70 kms of white sand beachfront.The Palm Jumeirah is connected to Dubai by a 6-lane highway and also by a monorail enabling people to travel to and from the mainland with ease. Situated along the Palm Jumeirah highway are several hotels with superb restaurants including the Fairmont Palm Hotel and Resort, and the Trump Hotel and Tower, which are accompanied by elegant shops gilding what is ...

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