Where to go in Dubai
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A holiday in Dubai is not complete without at least one excursion beyond the beach and the city into the desert interior. Wadi and dune ‘bashing' - driving through dry riverbeds and across towering sand dunes in a four-wheel drive vehicle - is a great way to experience the beautiful Arabian sands.
Dubai City straddles Dubai Creek, around which Dubai first developed as a small fishing village, before its recent and sudden growth. Arabic dhows jostle for space on the water, while on the eastern bank of the Creek is the district of Deira, the most traditional part of the city, also known as ‘Ol…
This artificial archipelago of reclaimed land, known as Palm Jumeirah, is one of Dubai's many groundbreaking construction projects, located off Jumeirah Beach and close to Dubai Marina. It's one of Dubai's main holiday destinations.
Dubai's beach runs parallel to Jumeirah Beach Road, the main artery that connects Dubai Creek - the ‘old' part of the city - and the shiny modern Dubai Marina. Many of Dubai's best hotels, such as the Burj al Arab, are located on the beachfront, offering private access to sections of the sandy Jume…