Dubai United Arab Emirates, Dubai Emirate

Top reasons to visit:

  • Shopping (19599)
  • Luxury Brand Shopping (3558)
  • Beach (3036)
  • Relaxation (2929)
  • Business (2740)
  • Food (1932)
  • Clothes Shopping (1927)
  • Sightseeing (1856)
  • Nightlife (1619)
  • Desert (1342)

Describe what other people like you would like about shopping in Dubai.

Anonymous, Unknown location

3 days ago Report

Dubai has many malls. The biggest being Dubai Mall and Mall of The Emirates. Both are perfect for any type of shopping you want to do, whether it's high brand shopping like Louis Vuitton or Mulberry, or if you want the high street fashion like Topshop or Miss Selfridge. You are bound to find something for everyone in either of these malls. The Souk Madinet is perfect for the more authentic shopping and the art work there is beautiful.

Is there more to shopping in Dubai than just brand-name stores?

Abdulla
Abdulla, United Arab Emirates

9 days ago Report

yes shopping malls are the main destination for shopping but due to the weather, in winter you might consider visiting the walk in JBR and City Walk in Jumairah as well. both of the places will provide you with very nice outdoor shopping experience.
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What makes Dubai the best place to max out your credit cards?

Anonymous, Unknown location

26 days ago Report

Dubai = Do Buy ! So that is why ! Variety of choices,modern venues, exciting atmosphere,glamorous places, exotic oriental culture and location... Oh the list can go on & on... I love Dubai for the extraordinary courage of its rulers that built out of sands one of the most exciting, modern cites on earth. Congratulations.

The beach means different things to different people. What did the beach in Dubai mean to you?

Abdulla
Abdulla, United Arab Emirates

9 days ago Report

Dubai has long beaches with great facilities which is not available in the most famous beached in the world like san tropez and malibu beach, you can swim in JBR public beach and you can find famous restaurant chains next to the beach like cheesecake factory and a lot of other famous brands, thats all besides out door cinema and gym.

for me Dubai is the safest beach as there are no sharks or so animals and the temp is encourging you to visit the beach all year times.

Tell us about your most relaxing moments in Dubai.

Dana
Dana, Saudi Arabia

30 days ago Report

Jumirah Beach Hotel was a great place i staid there for 3 days i didn't went to anywhere else. The hotel, pool (also you can enter the wild wady pool for free), 360, Madinat Jumirah restaurants, coffees and lounges - using one of the hotel facilities (a club car).

i really loved that experience i would recommend JBH for everyone who really want to enjoy his/her time

How do you fit in some sightseeing when you're in Dubai on business?

Colleen
Colleen, South Africa

2 days ago Report

As I did not see much of Dubai I guess it is not fare to judge it so harshly. Even house hunting was a nightmare for me as what is advertised on Dubizzle is not necessarily what you get? Depending on your budget you have no chance of getting value for money. Look at International City for e.g. miles away from your workplace Business Bay/Dubai and the accommodation I went to look at was terrible and transport is not accessible besides using taxis. This is just to name one. What amazes me are the Buildings! beautiful especially in the heart of Dubai, awesome! Dubai is an expensive city and if you thinking of relocating, make sure you can afford the good life.

How can you enjoy the sights in Dubai while avoiding the crowds?

Anonymous, Unknown location

25 days ago Report

you cant avoid the crowd but you can enjoy the crowd specially in Dubai; crowd there is deferent. you meet different people from all over the world

Why do you recommend Dubai for food?

Shareen
Shareen, United States of America

20 days ago Report

My trip to Dubai was mainly for the food! As a California native, I am spoiled for the best fresh foods and I found all my hometown favorites available. California rolls and shrimp rolls from the Sushi Counter at Dubai mall, Shrimp tacos from Baja Fresh at the Dubai mall, and really good chinese food with the best fried chicken ever at Magic Wok. I can't find any of these foods as I currently live and work in Qatar. Bon appetite!

What was the most entertaining thing you saw in Dubai?

Hebatallah Hassan Mamdouh
Hebatallah Hassan Mamdouh, Egypt

17 days ago Report

Burj Khalifa, the dancing fountain, the aquarium and aqua venture esp the submerged suites in Atlantis the palm resort, ski dubai in mall of Emirates, burj el Arab and souk jumerah ancient architecture

Tell us a bit more about an adventure you experienced...

Nitin
Nitin, India

21 days ago Report

Desert Safari. My local contact / driver in Dubai now is Ali. He works for Arabian Nights tours and travels. He was our tour guide in January. And he is just amazing, very kind, he had shown us around and was super fun. His knowledge about local markets is amazing and the best part he has a beautiful majestic, brand new SUV. We felt we had five star treatment right from the begining. This man was super super punctual. So if you are in Dubai you should try to get in touch with him. In fact you can simply take my name if you believe in haggling. :-)

Desert Safari, Aqua Venture, Dinner on the Ocean, Wild Wadi, Ferrari World, Sky Dive Dubai, Ski Dubai in Emirates Mall are some amazing places Dubai boasts of.

What should you avoid to make the most of the nightlife in Dubai?

Anonymous, Unknown location

23 days ago Report

Avoid planning to drink at the venue. The prices will most definitely be high. Call the club/bar in advance and find out what their entry requirements are. Some require an good ratio of male:female and some will not allow you in without reserving a table which can run anywhere from $300 up.

How is tourism changing Dubai?

Abdulla
Abdulla, United Arab Emirates

9 days ago Report

Dubai within the last decade has been transformed from a very nice city to become an international hub of tourism, this was reflected in the quality of new projects opened in the city and the standard of services provided. the welcoming nature is a tradition for Arabs and Dubai is trying hard to reflect that on the tourism experience you will get if you visit.

What makes Dubai one of those classic city-trip experiences?

Abdulla
Abdulla, United Arab Emirates

9 days ago Report

the city is amazing in the number of things "most See" it represents the contemprory lifestyle and it provides you with number of places which will stay long in your memory

Where should people go if they don't want to eat in a tourist trap?

Anonymous, Unknown location

3 days ago Report

The Souk Madinet has a few tourists walking around but you don't get that "tourist feel". This is down to the location being so beautiful and peaceful, everyone is concentrating on this and you get the authentic Dubai feel.
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What aspect of the culture in Dubai was so different than back home?

Majid
Majid, Pakistan

7 days ago Report

The hospitality, sense of responsibilities on the part of local administration.Working as well as living environment. Disciplined traffic and observing traffic rules by the individual. I appreciate and salute the ruler of Dubai/U.A.E for making the dubai and abu dhabi modern and icon of islamic world.
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What's the secret to sampling all the diverse food Dubai has to offer?

Saladin
Saladin, Saudi Arabia

29 days ago Report

Avoid hotel restaurants if you can do without the Alcohol. Food quality and value is better. Alcohol is available in venues attached to hotels only and carry hefty services charges and premiums. Some local options provide a better more cultural experience and value for money. For example, go to Ravi Indian Restaurant if you like Indian. Go to Istanbul Flower on Sheikh Zayed (Next to Safestway) for best Turkish (Try Iskender). Al Hallab for best Lebanese food (Emirates and Dubai Mall or original on Al Garhoud Road). Another good Lebanese option is Al Safadi on Al-Rigga Road in Deira). For best steaks I recommend the JW Mariott in Deira. For good Asian go to Wagamama. For Persian Food go to Sadaf on Sheikh Zayed or in Deira.

How did you find the best spot for stargazing in Dubai?

BRAHIM
BRAHIM, United Arab Emirates

10 days ago Report

Because any new in the world I can get or see it in dubai

How does Dubai go the extra mile to make your family feel at home?

Abdulla
Abdulla, United Arab Emirates

9 days ago Report

Well, there are a lot of things, but mostly the unique thing is security, dubai is one of the safest cities in the world and beside that dubai is famous in the leading world class hotels which a lot of them are family oriented

Why is the atmosphere in Dubai something people rave about?

Martin
Martin, United States of America

20 days ago Report

You have over 200 different nationalities and everyone gets along fine. It reminds me of what the US was like 50 years ago. Also, the people, locals and immigrants, love & respect Sheikh Mohamed for his leadership and guidance. Everyone seems happy to be there and there is opportunity for anyone to become a success in Dubai. It's a beautiful city, where life is easy and good. I enjoy it there.
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What did your kids enjoy the most at the beaches in Dubai?

Alexandru
Alexandru, Romania

12 days ago Report

Warm and clean blue water, no waves, kids parks.

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