Is there a place more varied that Dubai?! With beautiful beaches, amazing food and endless ways to entertain yourself, Dubai is the perfect place to escape the cold weather. Get a beach break and city break in the same place; it’s a super destination for a holiday or even a short break. Find out everything you need to know before you go, by reading this Dubai travel guide. We also have a resident Dubai expert so come and chat with us on Facebook if you have more questions.
When to go: November to March has the most comfortable weather, don’t go in the summer as the heat will be unbearable!
Temperature: Up to 31 degrees in November, up to 27 degrees in December, averaging 20 degrees in Jan, 24 degrees in Feb and up to 27 degrees in March.
Travel time from London: 7 Hours from London, flights are direct
Daily spend: There are budget options as well as very high end options. A meal is about the same price as the UK, a taxi from the airport is around £10, alcohol can be expensive; around £8 for a pint of beer and £8 for a glass of wine.
- Ladies night is on Tuesdays (and often other days) where ladies drink for free
- Download the Entertainer app to get loads of 2 for 1 deals on entertainment and food
- Grab an Explorer pass to make a huge savings on attractions like theme parks, water parks and dinner cruises
- Get alcohol in duty free
WHAT TO DO
- Scream yourself silly at the Atlantis water park, some of the slides
- Relax on the beach
- Visit one of the many theme parks
- See the views from the tallest building in the world
- Sand boarding and desert safari
- Sunset dinner cruise
- Shopping; from markets with cool Arabic style homeware to shopping centres with designer clothes
- Visit the art district for contemporary galleries
WHERE TO STAY
There is a wide variety of hotels to choose, from low cost options like Arabian park hotel, high end hotels like the well know Atlantis on The Palm, and mid range hotels like Cassels Al Brasha. Find the perfect hotel for you and book today with just £1. You can then pay the balance off in instalments.