In these recent years Dubai has become one of the most popular places and much goes on throughout the year. The tourists never cease to be drawn to shopping possibilities here. Therefore Dubai has become a great destination! Not to mention that the world’s tallest building, Burj Dubai, in Dubai, itself calls the attention of everyone around the globe. To top it up, Dubai is extraordinarily safe for you and your children, if you have any!
And when you do come down to visit, the mild and comfortable winter is probably the best season. Dubai summer comes with a vengeance, with temperatures soaring over a hundred degrees during the months of April through to October; a bit difficult to cope with, especially for young children. However, all most all the restaurants, malls, buses are air-conditioned so the weather is bearable. Sadly though, the summer months will not permit you to go sand bashing amidst dunes in the middle of the desert, a pleasure available only in winter.
Accommodation in Dubai is not an issue. You will have various options to suit your budget. For those willing to spend and enjoy a luxurious stay Al Qasr, the Jumeirah beach hotels and the Dar Al Masyaf are a few noteworthy names to look up. The beach side hotels and resorts are also a treat. When talking of hotels in Dubai, it is a shame not to mention the Burj Al Arab, the third tallest building in the world. Designed to ape the sail of a boat, this landmark of Dubai urbanization rests on an artificial island 280m from the Jumeirah Beach.
You can be sure that your family is in safe in the hands of the numerous lifeguards when you visit the any of the numerous beaches at Dubai. The beaches are adorned with white sand and shallow turquoise waters of the Arabian Sea. Taking the experience and thrills of beaches to a new level The Walk, near the Jumeirah Beach Residence, is an outdoor mall of sorts and stretches along the Jumeira Beach. It is complete with various shops, cafes and restaurants.
Dubai is a city of malls. Dubai Mall is the largest mall in the world today. To entice and attract tourists, it embodies in itself, the largest aquarium in the world. You can, if you are willing, go scuba diving in this aquarium! Other noteworthy malls in Dubai are the Mall of the Emirates, third largest in the Middle East, the Ibn Batuta Mall, Mercato Shopping mall and so on. The Dubai Museum, Grand Mosques, Dubai creek, Dubai Souq and the Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum House are also must visits to the Dubai tourist.