Best Things to do in Dubai for Tourists

Dubai has something for everyone. Here are lovely beaches, fantastic hotels, world-class shopping, the desert around the corner and delicious food. Here are things to do in Dubai you should not miss when visiting Dubai.

Burj Khalifa

Visit to the Burj Khalifa and looking at the views of the whole of Dubai is spectacular. It building is 828 meters high and consists of hotels, homes, restaurants and offices. You should not miss the at The Top SKY observatory on the 148th floor. If you want the luxury of a little extra, you can enjoy afternoon tea next door to the clouds. A tip is to book tickets in advance.

Dubai Creek

Dubai Creek is a watercourse that divides Dubai into two parts. Here you can experience Dubai’s older parts, Deira and Bur Dubai – stroll in the souks, smell the spices and experience another part of the Dubai you usually see in the picture. Extra tip is to book a dinner trip by boat here.

Take a jeep in the desert

There is a plethora of companies that organize jeep tours out in the desert outside Dubai. Rally over dunes, test sandboarding and watch the sun set over mountain peaks and sand, sand and sand. Bonus: Fantastic Instagram photos are promised!

Dubai Fountains fountain show

Enjoy the amazing and a spectacular show at the world’s largest choreographed fountain outside the Burj Khalifa. The fountain is larger than two football pitches, the water moves to different types of music and shows over 1,000 different water motifs. The best plastic to enjoy this spectacle is along The Dubai Fountain Boardwalk.

Dubai Marina

This is a neighborhood with cozy promenades, cafes, restaurants, shops and tall skyscrapers. You can visit the marina where luxury boats dock. Here you will also find the Dubai Marina Mall.


If your budget is not enough to stay at the newly opened Bulgari Hotel, book a spa day there for some well-deserved downtime. Most compelling is the 90-minute hammam treatment, where you will be washed with black soap infused with orange blossom, rose and argon oil, before being screwed, moistened and stretched for a feeling of complete holiday bliss (the heated marble you lie on is sensational).


Vey easy to lose the authentic Middle East among all the glamor and glamor that most people associate with Dubai, but going on a walking tour through the old town is the perfect antidote. Join Frying Pan Adventures to wander busy streets, sample dishes from Lebanese, Yemini and Palestinian cafes and restaurants; Dubai started life as a port so its food heritage is rich and varied.

By Manali

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