DESTINATION GUIDE: DUBAI

A travel experience on a whole new level..

This dynamic and ever-evolving city is a must-visit destination. With an endless array of activities and sights to see, from desert safaris under the stars to the never ending Burj Khalifa, you will find yourself wishing that their were more hours in a day!

But do not stress people, as after our recent visit to this luxurious destination, we have narrowed down the need-to-know details!

From where to stay, what to see, the best places to hang out and coolest places to eat at, you’ll feel like you made the most of your visit to this ‘out of this world’ location when it comes time to board your plane..

LOCATION DUBAI

PHOTOGRAPHY HOLLY TITHERIDGE & SHAUN LYLE


WHAT TO DO/SEE..

 

VISIT THE TOP OF BURJ KHALIFA – 1 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd

We just hope you’re not afraid of heights when you’re looking out from the tallest building in the world.

RIDE A CAMEL – www.platinum-heritage.com

You will not regret this experience when sitting up on your camel looking out into the endless desert (favourite experience for the Base Colour team yet!).

TAKE A DUNE BUGGY THROUGH THE DESERT – www.platinum-heritage.com

If you’re a thrill seeker, you will certainly be on a high after this activity!

EXPERIENCE A SEA PLANE RIDE – www.seawings.ae

Taking in Dubai from a different perspective, with ridiculously amazing views of The Palm and skyscraper-lined coastline.

 


WHERE TO HANG..

 

GRAB A CABANA AT COVE BEACH Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai

Sometimes all you need is a little R+R on vacay and this is the perfect place for that!

ADMIRE THE DUBAI FOUNTAIN – Fashion Parking, Dubai Mall ,Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard

Just be prepared for a little surprise. Dubai certainly knows how to put on a water show!

WALK THROUGH SOUK MADINAT JUMERIAH – Jumeirah Road, Dubai

A cute marketplace surrounded by waterways. Make sure to ride the Abra’s and get an amazing view of the Burj Al Arab.

FOUR SEASONS HOTEL – Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah 2

Luxury resort where, if your budget doesn’t allow, you can still visit and spend the day by the pool!

 


WHERE TO STAY..

 

RENAISSANCE DOWNTOWN – Marasi Dr, Dubai

Beautiful spacious rooms with amazing water views, literally only a few minutes drive away from the Burj Khalifa.

FOUR SEASONS RESORT – Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah 2

Situated near the coastline, Four Seasons has an amazing view of both the Arabian Gulf and Dubai’s skyline. Known for it’s amazing pool set-up and killer Mercury Bar (talk about amazing nighttime views of the city), if you have the opportunity to stay here – you need to!

ATLANTIS, THE PALM – Crescent Rd, Dubai

Surely you’re familiar with this hotel, sitting pretty right at the tip of ‘The Palm’ (if not, look it up – you’ll get a shock!). If you’re wanting to go all out on this trip, I suggest staying that this 5-star resort. With it’s own private beach, waterpark and everything in between, it will definitely be a trip to remember!


WHERE TO EAT..

 

NATHAN OUTLAW – 1st floor, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Jumeira Road, Umm Suqeim 3, Dubai

Known for the best seafood in Dubai, this restaurant will definitely grab your attention on arrival with it’s floor-to-ceiling aquarium. Dining with the fishes has never been so luxurious (note: this experience isn’t for the budget savvy).

ANYWHERE BY THE DUBAI FOUNTAIN – Fashion Parking, Dubai Mall ,Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard

With restaurants lining this beautiful Dubai location, you will be spoilt for choice at which cuisine to choose when you’re taking in the fountain show (you’ll know what we mean when it takes you by surprise!)

PIER 7 – Marina Promenade، Dubai Marina

A range of upmarket restaurants overlooking the Marina, also known as the ‘Gourmet Tower’!



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