Top 8 Reasons Why You Should Visit Dubai at Least Once in Your Life

Dubai is the largest city in the UAE and is situated on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf. It benefits from good weather during the November and January months, and this is the best time to experience the clear waters and sandy beaches. The city is one of ambition, and has spent a lot of time and money transforming itself into a business and tourist hotspot. Over the last 20 years, the city has quickly sprouted up from the desert into one of the most developed cities in the world.

It has become well-known in recent years for its luxurious and extravagant way of life and being a popular destination for the rich and famous. However, you don’t have to be a superstar to be able to enjoy everything that Dubai has to offer. So, we have put together this list of the top eight reasons why you should visit Dubai at least once in your life, so that you too can experience what it has to offer.

Burj Khalifa

Dubai is home to the tallest building in the world and the Burj Khalifa attracts visitors from across the globe. This masterpiece skyscraper was opened in 2010 and has 160 stories that can be explored by visitors. Some of the space is used as office space, but there is also some residential space provided in the Burj Khalifa, with the addition of the Armani Hotel Dubai (that Giorgio Armani himself helped to design).
The tower is home to lounges, four pools, health and wellbeing facilities, as well as two observation decks where you can experience the amazing views of the city of Dubai. The views provided by this tower are a once in a lifetime experience that you shouldn’t miss out on!

Multi-Cultural Experience

Dubai is one of the most multi-cultural cities in the world, with around 200 different nationalities now calling the impressive city their home. A staggering 90 percent of Dubai’s population are from elsewhere in the world and have moved to the city for the endless opportunities that come from living in one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world.
The city is full of different cultures and traditions which are celebrated, although UAE laws are some of the strictest in the world, so you should be sure to familiarize yourself with the customs adhered to in Dubai before you travel.

Moon Island

Moon Island is only 70 kilometers from Dubai’s shores which you can only get to via boat, unless you fancy a long swim! It is one of the biggest reasons why you should visit Dubai as it provides a great place for snorkeling, water skiing, and swimming in the crystal-clear waters. Moon Island Dubai really is the experience of a lifetime, and you can make it your own trip by booking your own yacht to take you and your friends to this secluded crescent moon shaped island.

Gold Souk

Another great reason why you should head to Dubai is so that you can experience the magical tradition of the Gold Souk. This is an Arabian jewelry market that is in the oldest part of the city that has been thriving since the 1940s. This is one of the best places in Dubai where you can really immerse yourself in the tradition and cultures of the city’s friendly locals. There is a huge variety of gold products to choose from and it is rumored that the 300 gold shops hold almost 10 tons of gold at any one time. That sure is a lot of gold!

Breath Taking Skyline

Over the last few decades, a lot of work has gone into the development of Dubai to make it into one of the most desired vacation destinations in the world. It has also become known as one of the business centers around the globe, with many international companies having their headquarters based in some of the amazing skyscrapers that now make up the breathtaking skyline makes Dubai famous.
It doesn’t matter which part of Dubai you are in, from Downtown Dubai right through to the Marina, you will be able to witness some of the amazing views that the city has to offer.  

Palm Island

Dubai is also home to the world’s largest artificial and man-made island, the Palm Jumeirah, which took over five years to build and is home to an array of luxurious 5-star hotels and mega mansions that cost millions of dollars to buy. You simply cannot visit Dubai without visiting the amazing Palm Island that can even be seen from the sky. You can visit Palm Island for the day or enjoy your whole stay in this amazing place.

Luxurious Accommodation

The accommodation that is available in Dubai is better than anywhere else in the world. From the world famous Atlantis The Palm, based in Palm Island, to the accommodation available at the Burj Khalifa, you will be able to experience one of the most luxurious places to stay that are available. Style and sophistication are common themes amongst the accommodation options found in Dubai. It is unlike anywhere else you have ever stayed, so it is no surprise that Dubai is referred to as the ‘future in the desert’, as stepping into the city, and its accommodation, feels like stepping into the future.

Shopping Paradise

If you are a shopaholic, then you will feel right at home in Dubai as there is something for every type of shopper to enjoy. While the Gold Souk offers more traditional items of clothing and jewelry, you don’t have to go far in Dubai to stumble upon the mega malls such as the ‘Dubai Mall’.

There is something for everyone in Dubai, and no matter how you enjoy spending your vacations, you will make memories that last you a lifetime when traveling to one of the most thrilling cities in the world. Have you been to Dubai? Tell us what made your trip special.

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