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Best things to do and places to visit in the United Arab Emirates

With so much to see and do, it is impossible to ever be bored in the United Arab Emirates. Especially Dubai is well known for tourism. If you are planning for a vacation to UAE, this article can help you to make a pre plan. Dubai is of course a cool place with luxury and modern touch. Finding a stay during the trip is very easy, list of hotel apartments for rent are available in all leading real estate and booking portals. Here is our top ten list of what to do in the UAE …

1.       Cruises

Enjoy a two hour cruise along Dubai creek and take in the sights of the magnificent city by night, whilst you dine aboard a stunning traditional dhow.

Wild Wadi Waterpark

Wild Wadi Waterpark (Photo credit: Sarah_Ackerman)

2.       Wild Wadi Waterpark

With thirty rides in total, Dubai’s Wild Wadi Waterpark has something for all the family. Relax and unwind in the 360 metre long lazy river or get an adrenaline rush on one of the many exhilarating thrill rides.

3.       Ski Dubai

Cool off from Dubai’s sizzling temperatures and hit the slopes in the Middle East’s first indoor ski resort. Whether it’s skiing, tobogganing or rolling down a slope in a giant ball, Ski Dubai is a great day out for all the family.

4.       JBR Beach

The golden sands of the JBR beach are the perfect place to soak up and enjoy some Dubai sun while admiring the crystal clear water of the Arabian Gulf.

Burj Khalifa, Dubai

Burj Khalifa, Dubai (Photo credit: Thirsty Robot)

5.       Burj Khalifa

No visit to Dubai would be complete without a sightseeing trip to the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. High speed elevators will whisk you to floor 124, the observation deck, where you can enjoy breath-taking views of the whole city.

6.       The Lost Chambers of Atlantis Aquarium

This popular themed aquarium is a great way to spend the day admiring over 65,000 incredible sea creatures. Encounter sharks, seahorses and piranhas whilst enjoying a great family day out.

7.       Ferrari World

A visit to the Ferrari World theme park is essential for car enthusiasts and thrill-seekers alike. Ride the fastest rollercoaster in the world, Formula Rossa, if you dare or discover Ferrari’s history on the tamer Racing Legends ride.

8.       Dubai Fountains

Shooting water over 500 feet in the air, the Dubai fountains provide daily dazzling displays that will leave you speechless. Set to music and with special lighting technology, the fountains truly are a sight to behold.

9.       Dubai Museum

If you are looking for a more cultural slice of Dubai, head to the Dubai Museum. Steeped in the history of the United Arab Emirates, the museum is located in the Al Fahidi Fort which is a sight to see in itself.

Dubai Mall

Dubai Mall (Photo credit: nacko)

10.   Dubai Mall

The ultimate shopping destination in the United Arab Emirates is undoubtedly the Dubai Mall. With plenty to satisfy shopaholics, the mall is also a key venue for a range of other leisure activities and so is the ideal location for any day out.

This article was submitted by Travelex UAE, who specialise in foreign exchange around the world.

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1 thought on “Best things to do and places to visit in the United Arab Emirates”

  1. true, i tried 4 out of 10 things like cruising, visited wild wadi water park, museum and other.. I think Global village should also be added in the list. Nice post 🙂

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