Dubai is a destination for all, especially the luxury-seeking jet setters. From the top-end accommodations and Michelin-starred restaurants to mega malls with designer brand outlets to a wealth of leisure and cultural highlights, Dubai is the place to enjoy the most extravagant attractions and experiences. Don’t believe us; go forth and continue reading this exclusive post that will guide you on the luxury things to do in Dubai.
1. Start With A Luxurious Stay
Get the first thing of your Dubai trip right by staying in a classy hotel. And luckily, you will find plenty of them in the city. For an all-suite and the most extraordinary accommodation, nothing could beat staying in the timeless, sail-shaped Burj Al Arab that sits on its own private island. For a stay with a mysterious aura and the tranquility of an island, the stunning Atlantis, The Palm resort fits the bill.
It, however, is more than a resort as it is complete with several leisure and entertainment choices including Aquaventure Water Park, Lost Chamber Aquarium, and Dolphin Bay to name a few. You can also consider hotels/resorts such as Armani Hotel Dubai, Bvlgari Resort, Raffles The Palm, etc, for your extravagant stay in Dubai.
2. Sign Up For An Air-borne Activity
This is another exciting way to splurge in the emirate. Go on a helicopter tour Dubai or make it more thrilling with a session of seaplane Dubai ride where both flight landing and takeoff are from the water. If these aren’t enough to satiate your wild side, you can jazz up your aerial adventure with XLine Dubai – the world’s longest urban zipline experience.
3. Dine At An Extravagant Venue
Dubai is one of the ultimate foodie spots. What makes it really unique is that you get to eat your favorite cuisines in your dream setting. It is up to you whether you choose to dine in a royal ambiance surrounded by the most astonishing views or even high amidst the cloud. Yes, you can consider booking an incredible culinary session in the air, thanks to Dinner in the Sky Dubai and Flying Cup Dubai packages.
4. Visit Ain Dubai
Ain Dubai is the world’s largest and highest observation wheel means it is on every traveler’s bucket list. Now if you wish to experience it in the most intimate and exclusive way, you can choose premium or private cabins that offers VIP treatment. You can further add food and beverages to this adventure that would last for about 40 minutes.
So, what better way to absorb the unparalleled views that extend over Dubai’s most posh neighborhoods including Bluewaters Island, Palm Jumeirah, and Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR)? There are more attractions nearby, mainly the region’s first-of-its-kind Madame Tussauds Museum Dubai.
5. Experience The Arabian Desert In Class
Going on a desert safari is the most recommended way to take in Dubai’s supremely isolated desert landscape. It is loaded with leisure, amusement, and culture in ample measure, thus allowing to delight in activities like 4X4 dune bash, camel ride, henna tattooing, Shisha smoking, BBQ dining, and traditional shows (such as Belly Dance and Tanura show.)
You can choose from a private morning, evening, or even overnight desert safari. But, if you want to live a luxe life in the middle of the desert, it is worth staying in one of the region’s high-end desert resorts including Bab Al Shams or Al Maha Desert Resort.
6. Sightsee With A Regal Twist
Looking for an exclusive alternative to the ordinary sightseeing tour? You can do it in the most regal manner by hiring a chauffeured supercar or even by getting behind the wheels of your favorite vehicle. Just make sure that you bring your international driving license in case you opt for the latter.
No wonder the variety of super vehicles on offer here; are as varied as the latest models of Bentley, BMW, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, Mercedes, Porche, and Range Rover. Imagine whizzing across Dubai’s stunning landmarks like Burj Khalifa, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Marina, etc, in the comfort of one of these vehicles.
7. Take A Private Yacht Cruise
Dubai’s coastline is so magnificent that it is worth spending an entire day out on the water. There is no better way to do it than by booking a yacht rental. With the most stylish amenities and comforts onboard, it lets you experience celeb life in a fun-filled setting, encircled by amazing city views. You can book your yacht charter on an hourly basis and further customize it by adding dining, entertainment, and water activities such as fishing, diving, SUP (Stand Up Paddle), etc.
8. Shop Like Never Before
Dubai is hands down a haven for shopping enthusiasts. You will find here flagship stores of almost all luxury labels plus a vast array of vintage shops and designer department outlets. Simply make your way to the largest of its kind Dubai Mall, Mall of the Emirates, Burjuman Centre, or Ibn Battuta Mall. Now if you want to elevate your retail therapy session in Dubai, make sure that you take the help of a stylist or even opt for a personalized shopping tour.
9. Relish Classic British High Tea In An Exotic Setting
Dubai boasts of some of the most wonderful places where you can savor authentic British High Tea experience. One of our top suggestions for this activity is the Sultan’s Lounge within Jumeirah Zabeel Saray – it is definitely pricey but its blend of choicest tea flavours, enchanting Ottomon-style ambience, and delicious offerings make up for it.
10. Indulge In A Bespoke Spa Package
Dubai is not only a place for high-octane fun and endless entertainment but also a place for deeper recreation and soulful relaxation. And its many decadent spa treatment centers prove it right. Yes, after all the amusement and thrill, be sure to reserve some time to visit one of the region’s most amazing spa facilities; the award-winning Talise Ottomon Spa (at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray), Anantara Spa, and ShuiQi Spa are just a few of them. They all transport you to a tranquil setting where you can unwind and restore your soul with the spa treatments that are specifically crafted for you.
Not to mention, this Arabian emirate is endowed with everything to make your romantic or family holiday unforgettable and the above luxury activities in Dubai make it extra special. So be sure to add all or at least a few of these experiences and get ready to create prized moments that would last a lifetime. Yes, go ahead and plan your much looked forward Middle Eastern escape – each of them is worth the splurge!