Dubai is one of the seven Emirates in UAE which is located on Persian Gulf located towards the southeast of Arabic Peninsula.
UAE has seven emirates- Dubai Abu Dhabi,Ajman,Fujairah,Sharjah,Ras al-Khaimah, and Umm al-Quwain.
Dubai is the most popular city in UAE and has the highest population as well. Arabic is the main language spoken in Dubai.And the currency used is UAE dirham (AED).
Dubai has dry sub tropical climate,the summers are really hot and humid while the winters are pleasant.
Dubai is a big city which has many districts Jumeirah ,Downtown Dubai ,Deira, Mirdiff, Karama, Satwa, Dubai Marina, Bur Dubai, International City and Jebel Ali.
Dubai has gain populariy for its tourism in recent years. Each year millions of visitors visit Dubai and contributes majorly to its tourism industry. Dubai is famous for its best infrastructure on the planet. It has numerous sky rising buildings, Burj Khalifa one of the mega tall skyscrapers is the tallest building in Dubai and in the whole world as well.
Dubai offers a mix of fun and adventure to its visitors .It offers fun activities for all the ages-
One can indulge in various activities in Dubai like sightseeing,sky diving, hot air balloon ride, scuba diving,shopping, eating, water sports and beach activities, going to amusement parks, Desert safari, skiing, spas,and enjoying Dubai's Vibrant nightlife.
BeachesLocated on the Persian Gulf Dubai has many pristine beaches. From Jet skiing, paddle boarding or picnicking to walking and relaxing on beach,one can indulge in many beach or water sports activities.The most popular Dubai beaches are-
Kite beach, Russian Beach ,Sunset beach, Jumeirah Beach Park, Mamzer Beach Park, Burj Beach, Ghantoot Beach, Jebel Ali Beach, JBR Beach, Black Palace Beach, Royal Island Beach Club, Ajman Beach and Umm Suqeim Beach.
ShoppingDubai is a popular destination for shopping.Each year from December- January Dubai host shopping Festival, which is visited by the natives and thousands of visitors from around the World. It doesn't matter whether you are shopping for Gold and diamond jewelry, gadgets,clothings or toys.Dubai has all the top brands to shop for. Dubai is a favourite destination to shop for gold.The famous Dubai Souk bazaar is the most popular for shopping for Gold. There are many shopping malls in Dubai. The top ones are:
Dubai Mall, Mall of the Emirates, BurJuman, City Centre Deira, Ibn Battuta Mall, Dubai Marina Mall, Dubai Outlet mall, Century Mall Dubai, Times square center Dubai, Dubai Lamcy Plaza, City Centre Mirdiff, Mercato Shopping Mall, Dubai Festival City and Souk Al Bahar.
This is just a small list Dubai has many more malls. Dubai is a favourite destination for duty free shopping too!!
Sight SeeingGo for Sight seeing- modern infrastructure and the historic architectural buildings as well.
Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, The Dubai Fountain, Deira Clocktower, Dubai Miracle Garden, Global Village Dubailand, Dubai Museum, Al Bastakiya, Dubai Marina, Safa Park, Dubai Waterfront, The Grand Mosque , Hindu Temple, Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary, Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, Saeed Al Maktoum House, The World Island, Jumeirah Mosque and Emirates Tower are some of the attractions worth visiting.
ResortsDubai has many luxurious resorts and Spa which offers world class amenities.
Palm Jumeirah, Madinat Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Royal Island Beach Club, Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort, Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach, Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa, JA Resorts & Hotels, Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Beach, Atlantis-The Palm, Regent Beach Resort, The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Desert Palm PER AQUUM are some of them.
Desert ActivitiesDubai is a desert city. There are sand everywhere.One can visit dense desert and indulge in some fun activities. Dubai Desert Safari offers some interesting activities which should not be missed at any cost.Desret activities includes Quad biking,camel ride sand skiing and Belly Dancing.
Nightlife in DubaiDubai has very exciting,colorful and Vibrant nightlife.The city looks beautiful in the night when all the colorful lights are on and the view becomes mersmerising. Dubai offers many late night enetertainments. Dubai has many bars and nightclubs. The legal age for drinking in Dubai is 21.
White Dubai, Cirque Le Soir, VIP Room, Cavalli Club , Blue Marlin Ibiza, Skyview Bar, Buddha Bar, At.Mosphere, 360, Stereo Arcade, Ewaan Lounge, Pacha Ibiza Dubai, Zinc Nightclub, The Music Room and Calabar Lounge are some of the bars and night clubs in Dubai.
Golf Clubs in DubaiGolf is a royal and high class sport. All the Dubai's wealthy people likes to play Golf. There are many Golf Clubs in Dubai. Some of them are:
Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Emirates Golf Club, Dubai Creek Golf, Jumeirah Golf Estates, The Montgomerie Dubai, The Al Badia Golf Resort, Four Seasons Golf and Country Club, Legends, Nad Al Sheba Club, The Els Club, The Desert Course at Arabian Ranches, Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa.
Amusement and Water parksAquaventure Atlantis- The Palm , Wild Wadi Water Park, Ski Dubai, The Universe, Dubai Dolphinarium, Dubai Ice Rink, Global village, Ice Land Water Park, Children's City, Al Nasr Leisureland, Splash Pad, Fantasy Kingdom, Wonderland Theme & Water Park ,F1-X Dubai are some of the amusement and water parks in Dubai.
Relish yummy Food"It is said If you want to eat in Dubai Eat like an Emirati".
Dubai local food is inspired by mediterranean and Asian food. Dubai's staple meal is meat-Camel meat,lamb,mutton,chicken and fish.Seafood is also very popular in Dubai.Hummus,tahini, falafel are also a part of Emirati cuisine.The main entree is eaten along with rice and Kuboos.Maq'louba,Harees, Margooga, Frsee'ah, Machbous,Fireed,Mishwy and Jisheid are some of the Authentic Emirates dishes.
Dates are also liked by the people in Dubai. You can get Dates sweets and candies and dates deserts as well.Spices used in the traditional food includes Saffron,turmeric,thyme and cardamom.
Main beverages consumed in Dubai are camel milk,tea,coffee and juice.
Dubai has many restaurants from around the World.You can get every cuisine you crave for.Dubai has everything from local street food to fast food joints and first class resturants depending upon your budget.
Some of the famous restaurants in Dubai are:
At.mosphere Burj Khalifa, La Petite Maison, Fountain Restaurant, Chutneys, Signature By Sanjeev Kapoor, Al Sarab Rooftop Lounge, Farriers International All Day Dining Restaurant, Armani/Amal, Indego by Vineet, Long Yin, Sultan's Lounge, Buddha Bar , Zuma,Tresind, Yalumba, Dubai Fish Hut Restaurant, La Farine, Alfie's ,Seafood Market, Rhodes Twenty10, Asado, La Serre, The Ivy , Inka,Hakkasan, Zafran, Ashiana, Bagatelle, Coya, Gaucho, The Maine Oyster Bar & Grill,Maya By Richard Sandoval, Novikov, Rang Mahal, Saravana Bhavan, Bur Dubai,Zheng He's Qbara.
Street foods are also easily available in Dubai.Some of them are-
Al Khayal Cafetaria, Al Mallah Dhiyafah, JF Street Food, Ravi Restaurant, Yalla Momos, Global Village, Frying Pan Food Adventures, Bu Qtair, Kamat, Daily Express Restaurant, Aroos Damascus, Grub Shack, Hot'n Spicy, Raju Omlette, Taj Bangalore resturant, Something Baked, Al Ustad special , Kabab,Shetty Lunch home, Foul W Hummus, Grill'o, Puranmal, Midnight Cafe, Canara Restaurant, Treat resturant.