10 Exciting New things to do in Dubai
Dubai always manages to put out restaurants posher than their last, open up clubs that rival the best in the world and parks of all types offering exciting activities. Dubai unleashes something new every year so no matter how many times you visit Dubai you will be greeted with something more exciting and entertaining than the previous Dubai attractions. We have put together a list of 10 things you should definitely try when in Dubai and one only for all the ladies. Don’t miss out on these Famous places to visit in Dubai and thank us later.
1. Stay 356 metres above ground
Did you get the hint? Yes, Dubai has opened up the world’s new tallest hotel on Sheikh Zayed Road. Standing taller than JW Marriott Marquis by a metre, Gevora Hotel promises some of the beast spanning views of the city from its rooftop observatory deck. They also offer you a tray of pastries and some drink at their in-hotel Cafe.
Location: Gevora hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, Trade Centre district.
2. Hang a lock at the ‘Promise Bridge’
This lakefront locale is a perfect blend of urban highlights with a countryside farm environment. Aptly named as The Yard, it is home to shadily picturesque walking paths, rural courtyard, a farmers market, bakery and a lake. If you are into street art then you will come across some pretty interesting ones. If you have always wanted to hang love locks, head over to the promise bridge to do exactly that.
Location: The Yard, Last Exit D89, Al Khawaneej.
3. Witness the world’s biggest flower structure
It’s of no surprise that Dubai has managed to bag another Guinness World Record. It’s record-earning knack has extended into the wondrous Miracle Garden, one of the Famous places to visit in Dubai, where you can observe the world’s biggest floral Mickey Mouse. Disney’s favourite character is recreated to a height of 18 metres and is constructed using roughly 100,000 flowers which weigh a staggering 35 tonnes.
Location: Dubai Miracle Garden, Al Barsha South 3, Dubailand. Open until the end of May.
4. Admire Dubai’s past and present together
The Dubai frame is a much loved Dubai attraction an ideal spot to observe the mingling of old Dubai with its new version. Created using two towers connected by a glass bridge, the Dubai frame looks like a freestanding, large picture frame when seen from land. Ride the elevator to the top to feast on the breathtaking views. To cherish the variation take a look at the city’s transformation at the museum on the ground floor. Would you have thought that a fishing village would unravel itself into a favourite supercity?
Location: Dubai Frame, Zabeel Park.
5. Visit one of Dubai’s most elite beachfront area
Just hearing the name Jumeirah will get you imagining about luxury and sophistication. Well, this new locale in Jumeirah 1 is chock full of chic shops, eateries and restaurants. La Mer is renowned for the unprecedented views of the azure gulf and was where the Dubai Canvas street art festival was hosted. Visiting during day is exciting but at night it exudes a whole new ambience with fairy lights transforming every corner into a magical and sophisticated haven.
Location: La Mer, between Pearl Jumeirah and Jumeirah Bay
6. Go bowling 44 floors above ground
Another world record in our list, The 44 Dubai is home to the world’s tallest bowling alley. Recently opened at the Weston, The 44 Dubai is a sports bar exuding a retro gentleman vibe. It’s licensed and has a double lane bowling alley.
Location: The 44, The Westin, Al Habtoor City.
7. Tour the world’s animal kingdom
A long awaited opening was that of the Dubai Safari wildlife park. Sporting some of the world’s firsts in wildlife exhibits, the park is populated with around 2000 animals of 250 different species from every part of the globe. There are more animals scheduled for arrival, until then drive through the world’s first drivable crocodile exhibit, the only drive-through Hippo and Tiger exhibit in UAE and the country’s biggest aviary exhibit.
Location: Dubai Safari, Al Warquaa 5 district, opposite The Farm, near Dragon Mart.
8. Enjoy a movie, Al fresco style
Outdoor cinemas are more exciting because you get to enjoy the wind while watching the movie. Well, Dubai’s outdoor cinema also lets you admire the stunning skyline while they are screening some classical movies. They also have a list of movies they screen every month on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays.
Location: Habtoor Grand Resort, Dubai Marina.
9. Have breakfast anytime in this art cafe.
Operated by a welcoming British Artist, Cabin is half art studio half cafe serving exemplary food like salmon tacos, chilli burger sliders. You can admire the artwork of Jonathan Gent, order up a delicious breakfast dish (even at lunchtime) and pet your dog too (yes the cafe allows dogs, so good news for all dog-owners).
Location: 15 Maisan Towers, Al Barsha South.
10. Challenge yourself with a maze
If you are thinking of a plant maze, you have got the picture wrong. This is an urban maze that’s created indoors and awaits it’s players with gripping challenges, exciting twists and sudden turns. A group of 3 or 6 should work as a team to pass through a series of maze-rooms by passing a physical challenge or solving a mind-problem. Jumble is for the urban adventurer!
Location: Jumble, Al Barsha 1, Sheikh Zayed Road
11. Ladies, enjoy a luxurious day
The FIVE Palm Jumeirah is calling all its lady customers to enjoy themselves on their Ladies day which comes every Thursday. This luxurious 149 Dirham Ladies day deal is available from 1 pm to 5 pm. Click some Instagram-worthy selfies in their infinity pool, enjoy unlimited sangria and cocktails throughout the 4 hours and fill up with an A La Carte two-course meal in their Praia Lounge while enjoying the breathtaking views of Dubai Marina all the way up until The Palm.
Location: Secret Parties at Praia, FIVE Palm Jumeirah.
Now that you have an idea of the Famous places to visit in Dubai and some exciting Things to Do in Dubai, get in touch with us to plan your Dubai holiday.