Dubai is one of the amazing destinations in the UAE. It, therefore, goes without saying that there are tonnes of over-the-top options to spend your Dubai holiday. If you are ready to stretch your Dubai budget a bit, you can easily turn your Dubai holiday into an once-in-a-lifetime retreat. In other words, for top quality experience, consider adding these luxury things to do in Dubai.
1. Drive a Supercar
There is no better way to feel rich and extravagant in Dubai than by driving a high-tech supercar that is as cool as Audi, Mini Cooper, Range Rover, Bentley Bentayga or even a Ferrari. More than that, it allows you to see Dubai’s celebrated landmarks including Burj Khalifa, City Walk Dubai, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Marina etc, in the most exclusive way. It is up to you whether you choose to get behind the wheels or get chauffeured around the sights with a courteous driver. Bring your international license in case you plan to drive in Dubai or UAE.
2. Dine at an Uber Classy Venue
Dubai is a foodies’ paradise for all the amazing restaurants out there. That’s not all; it is the ultimate spot for those who wish to treat themselves or tantalize their taste buds with the priciest of dining options. After all, it is where the Michelin-starred, celebrity chefs dishes out an eclectic range of cuisines (that represent almost all flavors). Speaking of the setting or venue, each of them is so special, dream and unique that you even get the chance dine amidst clouds at a sky-high setting; simply sign up for Dine in the Sky or Flying Cup dining package. If you have both fat pocket and an appetite to complement, all we can say is sky is the limit in Dubai.
3. Rejuvenate Your Senses with an Upscale Spa Treatment
Dubai is not only a place to get high and wild, but also an absolute destination to relax, revitalize and restore your senses. After all actions, simply head to one of the many top-end spas that litter the emirate. They are mostly within a five-star hotel or resort and offer everything from facials, massages, manicures, wraps, and pedicures. This includes award-winning venues such as ShuiQi Spa, Talise Ottomon Spa at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, the Spa at Address Boulevard, and Timeless Spa.
4. Heighten Your Adventure / Sightseeing Experience
You can literally do it while in Dubai, the place being a haven for both adrenaline junkies and those with a big wallet. The views are its best when seen from the top; so, why not go on a helicopter ride or a seaplane tour or add utmost thrill with a sky diving session. There is also XLine Dubai – the world’s longest, fastest and steepest urban zipline experience. If you are looking for a tranquil way to absorb the serenity and quietude of the Arabian city and the untouched desert encompassing it, you can get yourself high away in the sky via a hot air balloon ride.
5. Enjoy a Spin on Ain Dubai
Ain Dubai at Bluewaters Island is not any ordinary Ferris wheel; it is the world’s largest and highest observation wheel at a height of over 250 meters. Experience the approximately 40 minutes ride on Ain Dubai in the most exclusive way as you book one of its private cabins that is reserved for you and your group only. This allows you for an exclusive look at the dynamic sights and sounds that stretch along Bluewaters Island, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Marina, and Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR.)
6. Discover Dubai on a Premium VIP Safari
The Arabian Desert that surrounds Dubai remains as a striking contrast to the stunning glitzy sights that occupy the region. If you wish to pause or take a break from the emirate’s overly touristy spots, take a quick desert safari. This guided excursion is an intriguing mash-up of culture, adventure and traditional entertainment. What’s more; you can turn this off-the-beaten-track tour the luxurious ever by opting for a premium desert safari. As its name indicates, each and every aspect of this safari, such as 4X4 dune bash, camp visit, activities (like camel ride), folk performances etc, is specifically crafted for you and your family members.
7. See Dubai on a Private Cruise
This is one of the luxury activities that you should not miss out on your Dubai visit. Wonder how to experience water cruise with a luxe touch in Dubai? You can sign up for a premium dhow cruise where you will sail down Dubai’s water at Dubai Creek or Dubai Marina with the most first-class dining, entertainment and refreshments onboard. If this is not enough to live Dubai’s high roller life, nothing probably comes closer to a private yacht rental tour. This gives you once-in-the-lifetime chance to appreciate the region’s exuberant waters and the sights that dot it in the most extravagant manner.
8. Shop with a Personal Stylist
With so much of shopping choices all over the emirate (including traditional bazaars, mega malls, high-street fashion boutiques etc), one of the best ways to take it to the next level is to shop with a personal stylist. It not only allows you to stay ahead of the trends but also helps you to make the right choice that matches your preferences and personality. So, be ready to splurge and makeover or look your best as you return home.
9. Revisit History with a Touch of Luxury
There is no dearth of historical attractions in Dubai. But, if you wish to step back in time with a regal twist, simply make your way to Queen Elizabeth 2. Tracing its origin back to over 50 years, this classic English- American cruise line is now a floating hotel with the most captivating accommodation and dining choices. It had once directed over 1,400 voyages and has now got a permanent location at Dubai’s Port Rashid Marina, along Al Khaleej Road. Besides staying and dining within an atmospheric ambience, it lets you be part of Queen Elizabeth 2 Heritage Tour, which transports you to the several intriguing phases of this vessel’s glorious past.
10. Stay at an Extravagant Location
Last but by no means the last, it is one reason that make Dubai luxury-seekers’ favorite destination. After all, it is home to some of the world’s best accommodation options, mainly Burj Al Arab, Atlantis, The Palm, JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, and Rixos Premium Dubai JBR. Whichever of them you choose, it lets you appreciate the finer things in the life as you bask in the finest in-room comforts and superb hotel / resort facilities. Not to mention, accommodations in Dubai are a major draw which urges people to lengthen their stay and apply for Dubai visa extension.
You are never away from extravagance and luxury once you are in Dubai! So, whether you are looking to explore Dubai with a twist or simply want to get a taste of the region’s high life, all you need to do is to take a cue from this above list of Dubai luxury things to do.