Wednesday 28 October 2020

A traveller's guide to summer in Dubai

DUBAI, August 16, 2020

Following a thorough sterilisation programme of the emirate, Dubai reopened the city to international tourists on the July 7th. In line with this recent development, Dubai offers a comprehensive guide to arm travellers with the best dining, hospitality and entertainment that the city has to offer.
Tourists arriving in Dubai will now be able to experience an array of offerings – from shopping and dining out to family entertainment to sight-seeing and culture. In addition, visitors are now able to enjoy the city’s array of facilities from its stunning beaches, to its magnificent waterparks and swimming pools, that have reopened without having to worry about their well-being following the stringent health and safety protocols that are now in place.
Hotels and Resorts
With an abundance of hotels and resorts in Dubai, visitors are guaranteed to sleep in style no matter where they opt to stay. From the breathtaking surroundings of Park Hyatt Dubai, with its picturesque vistas across Dubai Creek and multitude of dining destinations, to the idyllic Al Maha Desert Resort for a luxury desert get-away which offers guests secluded tranquillity within lush emerald foliage.
Summer Shopping Spree
Visitors can expect the best when it comes to shopping in Dubai – with shopping, leisure, leading retailers, dining and family entertainment all under one roof. Families can head to Mall of the Emirates, Dubai Marina Mall, Ibn Battuta Mall, Dubai Mall or Dubai Festival City Mall amongst others to bag the best bargains, dine on a range of different cuisines and shop till they drop.
Dubai’s Gastronomy Experience
Dining in Dubai has never been better, from fine dining to street food selections, travellers can opt for home-grown concepts, local delicacies, Michelin starred restaurants or global eateries. With a cuisine to satisfy every craving, visitors can delve into delicious Italian dishes at Il Faro, Bussola or Cipriani, savour traditional Greek cuisine at Fish Beach Taverna, Nammos or Opa Dubai, or enjoy authentic Asian dishes at Nobu, Pai Thai or Thiptara. Figures show that nearly 430 new restaurants and cafes opened in Dubai in 2019, so visiting tourists will never be short of culinary options to choose from.  
Unlimited Entertainment for Everyone
Offering entertainment for the entire family, tourists can take advantage of the many child-friendly attractions in Dubai – with splashes of fun to be had at Aquaventure Waterpark at Atlantis, The Palm and Laguna Waterpark by Meraas. Animal lovers can enjoy interactive experiences at The Green Planet by Meraas and Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, along with adrenaline-filled thrills to be had at IMG Worlds of Adventure and Motiongate  Dubai for the adventure seekers at heart.
Relax on Dubai’s Beautiful Beaches
For those looking for a more relaxed experience, Dubai has a number of stunning public beaches perfect for sun-worshippers, including The Beach at Jumeirah Beach Residence and La Mer. With many of Dubai’s beaches attached to resorts, guests can enjoy pristine white sand, crystal clear waters and spectacular views whilst lazing on hotel sun loungers and taking advantage of the world-class service.
Take in the Art and Culture
Dubai is home to a wealth of culture and heritage, with a plethora of galleries and artistic hotspots to explore. Travellers can visit Al Quoz or Alserkal Avenue for vibrant exhibitions, Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood for courtyard galleries or Dubai Design District to discover local talent. For a taste of old Dubai, a walk along Dubai Creek will give visitors a glimpse of Dubai’s rich history. - TradeArabia News Service


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