The Most Interesting Leisure Spots in Dubai
Located in the Persian Gulf region, Dubai is a gem of the Middle East, its most prominent city, and a trading center of global importance, no matter how small it may appear. In the following blog entry we will cover the best tourist attractions and leisure spots in Dubai that are worthy of your attention. We won’t tell you what you already know and show you those places that may come as underrated since everybody knows about, for example, Burj Khalifa. No matter how long you’re planning to stay (or maybe even relocate), don’t miss your chance to pick a couple of exciting places to visit, take your friends or family, and don’t forget to take some memorable photos. Let’s go!
Burj Al Arab
The Burj Al Arab is one of Dubai's most famous landmarks. It's a seven-star hotel, and it looks like a boat. Burj Al Arab is the tallest hotel in the world, towering 321 meters. There's a helipad on the 28th floor, and there's a restaurant that appears to be suspended in midair. The Burj Al Arab lies on an artificial island connected to the mainland by an external bridge. The furniture and the art frames have been decorated with 24-carat gold. By all means, you should pay a visit even if you’re not planning to stay. Visitors say that seafood is really great.
The water park is situated in a 17-hectare area, which offers the most exciting aquatic activities. There's a series of water slides at the park for adventure tourists. You're allowed to dive into the "Leap of Faith," which is a 27.5-meter drop that carries you through an open tube surrounded by rays and sharks. There's also the Aquacade, another thrilling attraction. At a speed of up to 35 kph, you'll be able to slide across the tube. The Secret Chamber and Atlantis' Underwater Zoo, with a total of 65,000 marine animals. Don’ miss your chance to visit this paradise.
The world record for the largest picture frame is held by the Dubai Frame. This massive building provides a panoramic view of the city from its height of 150 meters in Zabeel Park, between old and new Dubai. An impressive feature is the state-of-the-art glass bridge connecting 2 parallel vertical towers to form a picture frame. There is an abstract look to the structure, designed with a decorative mix of glass, reinforced concrete, steel, and aluminum. You can take the elevator and walk across the sky bridge at the top of the frame for a stunning 360-degree view of Dubai.
Museum of the Future
The Museum of Tomorrow is a new tourist attraction in Dubai that ranks among the most gorgeous buildings in the world. The museum is a seven-story hollow elliptical structure made of stainless steel and inscribed with Arabic calligraphy. It is located on Sheikh Zayed Road, the main road in the city. In line with the United Arab Emirates centennial anniversary, the museum takes visitors on an experiential journey forward in time to 2071.
The Miracle Garden is one of the most beautiful natural flower gardens in the world. There are over 150 million flowers in full bloom at the Miracle Garden in Dubai. The most beautiful, sweet-smelling floral paradise in the world occupies 72,000 square meters. The world’s largest garden is spread over 18 acres, creating a plethora of color and scent. In order to give you a different experience every time you come, the flowers change each season. It is open from November to May.
One of the world's largest indoor aquariums is located in Dubai. It is home to more than 33 000 aquatic animals, including over 140 species, located in the Dubai Mall. There are more than 400 sharks in a ten million litre tank at the aquarium. Tourists are able to swim within the ten million litres of water tank in which they can snorkel and interact with various marine life, and cage snorkeling is a favorite tourist attraction. It is also an amazing experience to sail in a glass-bottomed boat that floats on the water's surface.
Experience Ski Dubai's amazing winter setting in the mountains. There are a number of snow activities, such as skiing and snowboarding, available at this tourist attraction in the Dubai Mall. Ski Dubai is the only indoor skiing center in the Middle East. It has five ski runs (the longest is 1,300 ft), a gigantic ball run, and an exciting 10-ft ramp. There are also tube slides and a relaxing chairlift which has a great panoramic view. And don’t forget to get close to the resident penguins.
Dubai Marina is located on a two-mile stretch of sand facing the Arabian Sea. Highrise luxury buildings and holiday homes can also be viewed by tourists. Take a traditional Arabian dhow, yacht or speed boat tour to explore the area. The entire waterfront area was built by digging up the desert and allowing water from the Gulf to flow into the area. Soak yourself in the sun and swim at Jumeirah Beach, taking full advantage of this waterside location.
We have covered some of the most interesting, exciting, and adventurous leisure spots in Dubai that are worthy of your attention. Do you live in Dubai? Maybe you came for a visit? It doesn’t matter. Take your family out for a great time, take some memorable photos, and enjoy yourself. We at T.H.E. Capital Dubai will gladly help you find a home of your dreams for any occasion. With our huge base of objects getting a place near some of the abovementioned attractions is not going to be a problem. We can guide you through Dubai’s districts on an exclusive tour with our broker to show you the best spots for living, leisure, business, and whatnot. Connect with us for a free consultation and spend the best time of your life in Dubai, the city of the future. Cheers!