The dazzling desert city
Few cities in the world have developed more over the last 50 years, than Dubai. Once an arid expanse of sand – now a metropolis of luxury properties, glamorous designer boutiques, fine-dining restaurants and much more. Whether Dubai is the destination itself or somewhere on route to an adventure further afield, a city-stay here is a must.
Dubai is definitely diverse; would you stay downtown by the fountains and towering Burj Khalifa, by the mesmerising waterways of Dubai Marina, along Jumeirah Beach to enjoy beautiful beaches and the enticing nightlife, or on The Palm for the wow-factor? The choice really is yours and there’s something for everyone. From shopping and eating your way around the city, to day trips out to the desert or onboard yachts, our travel experts are here to help whether it’s your first time in Dubai, or not. With Emirates being amongst the most-connected airlines in the world, building this dazzling desert city into your next adventure ticks a lot of boxes.
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Why should you travel to Dubai with us?
Why book with us? It’s simple – our travel experts know the best hotels in the best locations, whether you’re looking to be downtown, by the beach or even in the desert. We know lots, from the best bottomless brunch spots to the best yacht charter for that perfect sunset shot. Connect with us today to start planning your stay in Dubai, whether you’re passing through or immersing yourself into the opulent UAE lifestyle.
Some of our favourite luxury resorts in Jumeirah Beach
JA Ocean View Hotel
This vibrant and stylish hotel is found in the heart of Jumeirah Beach Residence The Walk, right in the hustle & bustle of the city and only a few steps away from the most popular beach in Dubai. It’s the perfect base to spend time exploring the beaches, The Palm and even downtown at a very reasonable price. Opt for half-board to enjoy the resort’s 5 restaurants & bars during your stay, or dine-around JBR at your leisure.
Rixos Premium JBR
This glam resort is a stylish urban hotspot located in the heart of JBR. Experience trendy living where iconic design meets contemporary luxury, setting up the stage for exclusive and glamorous lifestyle experiences. The impeccable Crystal Tower design is an architectural landmark transforming the cityscape of JBR. A selection of rooms & suites compliment the 12 stunning bars & restaurants, along with a huge fitness focus.
Address beach resort
The rooms & residencies at Address Beach Resort are the epitome of modern luxury in the heart of JBR and is home to the world’s tallest infinity rooftop pool. With distinctive dining experiences, a beautiful spa and of course, the rooftop pool, you may never want to leave the hotel. Boasting panoramas over Ain Dubai and Bluewaters Island, the views from the resort are just as good as the views of it.
Some of our favourite luxury resorts in downtown dubai
The St Regis Downtown
The St. Regis Downtown Dubai overlooks local landmarks such as the Dubai Water Canal and the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. Guests staying here can expect the signature St. Regis Butler Service along with unique culinary journeys. The hotel’s infinity swimming pool overlooks the sparkling waters of the Dubai Water Canal, whilst the St. Regis Spa offers tailored treatments from facials to traditional hammams.
The Dubai EDITION
Situated in Downtown Dubai, the hotel is located in one of the city’s most popular locations, opposite the world-famous Dubai Mall. With a collection of effortlessly suave rooms & suites overlooking the fountains, 2 restaurants, spa, pools & rooftop, this hotel gives you the space to unwind, the luxury to treat yourself and the location to make the most of your time in the city, as you stay in the heart of the action.
Built on the edge of a lake on the Old Town Island, this award-winning hotel in Downtown Dubai is where holidays turn into most cherished memories. With 5 exquisite dining venues – from light bites to Asian fusion – and timelessly palatial rooms & suites, you’ll be welcomed into tradition & grandeur as you step through the resort’s public spaces, pools before strolling around the fountains and urban resort.
Some of our favourite luxury resorts on the palm
FIVE Palm Jumeirah is a dare-to-be-different hotel that captures the glamour and vibe of Dubai. Set against a breathtaking backdrop of the beach and skyline, this hotel boasts 470 luxurious rooms & suites with a range of restaurants, bars and nightclub, boasting a new experience every day. Whether you are looking for a gourmet dining experience or to dance the night away, this resort can deliver it all.
Ottoman-inspired elegance awaits on the West Crescent of Palm Jumeirah. From spacious rooms to incredible 5 bedroom private pool villas, this is the perfect beachfront luxury resort to host a large family escape. Complimented by delicious dining options, a world of wellness facilities and a fantastic children’s programme, the whole family will feel right at home with a stay at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray.
Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort boasts 400 metres of private shoreline and expansive views of the Arabian Gulf. Indulge in an exclusive beach escape, while still enjoying the excitement of the city. Float on water, with lagoon access rooms and some of the UAE’s only over-water villas. Unwind with hammam rituals at the Palm Jumeirah hotel’s spa and enjoy the Thai-style luxury for which Anantara is known.
Nestled between the calm turquoise waters of the Arabian Gulf and the majestic Dubai skyline, Atlantis The Palm is the crown of the world-famous Palm Island. Whether you’re staying in this world-renowned resort, dining in one of the award-winning celebrity chef restaurants or feeling the rush at Aquaventure Waterpark, experience a world away from your everyday at Atlantis, The Palm.
Some of our favourite unique resorts in Dubai
atlantis the royal
The newest iconic landmark of Dubai, Atlantis The Royal welcomes you to an experience that will completely redefine your perspective of luxury. Crafted by the world’s leading designers, architects and artists, this is a destination where everything has been designed to challenge the boundaries of imagination. Some Elegant Rooms, Suites and Signature Penthouses await along with culinary mastery and enigmatic nightlife.
Burj Al Arab
A globally-renowned icon of Arabian luxury - the Burj Al Arab watches over JBR delivering a refined selection of suites, exquisite dining, sumptuous surroundings and a quest for wellness. Not to forget the Terrace - a restaurant, pool, beach and cabana space, offering hotel guests and Burj Al Arab members the finest Arabian hospitality, with a private 10,000sqm outdoor luxury leisure facility stretches 100 metres out into the sea.
Things to do in Dubai
The World's tallest building. A living wonder. A Stunning work of art. An incomparable feat of engineering. Spend a few hours immersing yourself in this fascinating superstructure and enjoy the observation decks, storytelling and panoramic views across Dubai or treat yourself to a cocktail or afternoon tea at The Lounge, 585 meters above the ground.
More than 200 of the most covetable luxury brands at Fashion Avenue ready for you to discover at Dubai Mall. Not only that, you can marvel at the wonders of nature up-close, with more than 33,000 animals to admire at the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, as well as enjoy a large selection of bars & restaurants or stay at the associated hotels.
For those short on time, opt for the morning safari for adventure and Dune bashing with experienced drivers. At the camp you also have options to try quad biking, camel rides and sand skiing. Water and soft drinks are complimentary at the camp. Thereafter the car drops you to your hotel. The whole experience takes approximately 2 hours.
Dubai Parks & Resorts
The Middle East's largest integrated theme park destination, featuring Motiongate, Riverland Dubai, Legoland, Legoland Waterpark and much more. Guests can enjoy a full day (or even days) of endless fun with over 100 thrilling rides, record-breaking swing ride, family-friendly attractions and captivating live shows.
Yacht Tour with BBQ
Embark on a cruise around Dubai to see its highlights from the water. Sail through the Dubai Marina to Bluewaters Island, cruise over to the Dubai Eye, see the famous JBR and the Palm, and pass the Burj Al Arab. Enjoy breakfast or a barbecue on board, depending on the option chosen as you take your seats in the lounge area or enjoy the glorious sunshine
Langkawi’s name derives from the Malay for ‘reddish brown eagle’. So this magnificent 12 metre high man-made eagle statue perched on the waterfront in Kuah Town looking out over the harbour, makes total sense. Dataran Lang is an incredibly popular photospot with stunning views all around. Be sure to stop by for your own selfie moment!
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