Dubai

Travel Guide
Jumeira Beach and Park showing a beach as well as a small group of people
In less than 25 years, Dubai has skyrocketed. It has developed from an unknown fishing village into one of the most dynamic and exciting cities on earth. The city has grown at a dizzying pace: 40 years ago, there were no high-rises. Today, there are gigantic man-made islands in the shape of palm trees that are visible from space you'll even find the first seven-star hotel and the tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa. Discover this great Arab metropolis, where one lives according to the motto "if you can dream it, we can build it."

Dubai is one of the seven United Arab Emirates (UAE), and is controlled by an ambitious royal dynasty. Dubai owes its phenomenal growth to the vision of this family. With the discovery of oil reserves in the 1960’s, this simple fishing village soon become a powerful financial centre and a major transportation hub in the region. When the oil began to flow less freely, the city focused on tourism and banking.

Dubai is now a paradise for shoppers. Look for bargains in the dazzling glare of the Gold Souk, or shop till you drop in the Dubai Mall, one of the largest malls in the world. Here you will find more than 1,000 stores, an aquarium and an indoor theme park.

Dubai offers attractions that stand in stark contrast to the arid environment. Admire the world's largest dancing fountain or grab your skis and hit the slopes on real snow at Ski Dubai.

Of course, Dubai has more to offer than just luxury created by man. Relax on the beautiful beaches, explore the nature of the wetlands and discover the magical desert environment in the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve.

Due to the fantastic climate throughout the year Dubai is a great destination. If you don’t like temperatures above 40 degrees, it is best to visit Dubai during the winter and spring months.

Dubai has excellent public transport with more than 50 bus routes, water taxis and a metro system. For those who prefer to drive, the car rental companies have a generous offer. Book a trip to Dubai with Expedia today!

Where to stay in Dubai

Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai
Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai
4 out of 5
Airport Road, Casablanca Street, Al Garhoud, Dubai, 13018
The price is Rs3,456 per night from 5 Sep to 6 Sep
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Dubai. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 4 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy beds ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,004 reviews)
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Reviewed on 12 Aug 2022

Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai
Atlantis, The Palm
Atlantis, The Palm
5 out of 5
Crescent Road, The Palm, Dubai
The price is Rs40,738 per night from 1 Sep to 2 Sep
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Dubai. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 2 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the family amenities in ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,001 reviews)
"Amazing for families"

Reviewed on 7 Aug 2022

Atlantis, The Palm
Millennium Place Marina
Millennium Place Marina
Al Marsa Street, Dubai Marina, Dubai, Dubai
The price is Rs5,964 per night from 16 Aug to 17 Aug
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Dubai. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in their ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (264 reviews)
"Very good location with very friendly and helpful staff. Short walk to the Mall, Metro station and down by the Marina"

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2022

Millennium Place Marina
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
First Central Hotel Suites
First Central Hotel Suites
4 out of 5
TECOM, Al Barsha 3, Dubai, 9970
The price is Rs3,361 per night from 17 Aug to 18 Aug
Stay at this 4-star family-friendly aparthotel in Dubai. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in ...
3.9/5 Good! (561 reviews)
"Best location and the staff was very decent. Room was very clean and the staff was very helpful with all amenities. The hotel has its own private beach and shuttle service which was very good for saving money. Provided me water bottles whenever I requested."

Reviewed on 13 Jul 2022

First Central Hotel Suites
JA Oasis Beach Tower
JA Oasis Beach Tower
5 out of 5
The Walk, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai Marina, Dubai
The price is Rs13,012 per night from 17 Aug to 18 Aug
Stay at this 5-star luxury aparthotel in Dubai. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 2 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful staff in ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (1,182 reviews)
"My favorite place to stay in Dubai. I have stayed here many time over the last 10 years. It’s on the beach with shopping and manny restaurants all around The apartments are big and well furnished with everything from bedding, kitchen, bathrooms and house keeping."

Reviewed on 31 Jan 2022

JA Oasis Beach Tower
Avani Palm View Dubai Hotel & Suites
Avani Palm View Dubai Hotel & Suites
5 out of 5
P.O. Box 502624, Dubai Media City, TECOM, Dubai
The price is Rs8,645 per night from 30 Aug to 31 Aug
Stay at this 5-star luxury aparthotel in Dubai. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Popular attractions Jumeirah Beach and Dubai Marina Mall are located ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (72 reviews)
Great apartment hotel for families
"Great two day stay. Quite good location close to the Marine City and the Palm. Accessibility to the hotel itself was a bit confusing from the freeway, but once there, it was great place to stay and relax."

Reviewed on 18 Jul 2022

Avani Palm View Dubai Hotel & Suites
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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