ETW Staff – Mumbai
When summer arrives in Dubai, it brings the essence of culture in the old souks. The Dubai Summer Surprises is an extraordinary festival for families, tourists and residents. You can experience the Emirati hospitality and traditions at the Iftars and share the spirit of Ramadan. Undoubtedly one of the world’s most sought-after shopping destinations, Dubai offers luxury labels at world-class malls; eclectic shopping experiences in Karama or one of the amazing souks; and surprises at every turn. Dubai offers a unique opportunity to experience both traditional Emirati flavours and tastes from every region in the world. The city’s diverse cuisine offers the very best in fine dining and local restaurant delights, from the opulent Al Fanar and Zuma to the malls’ bountiful food courts and delicious street food. You can also dine while sailing through the creek on Bateaux Dubai. The city is also a haven of artistic masterpieces from renowned artists at a selection of galleries in Al Quoz. The city offers many entertainment options for children with exciting edutainment at Modhesh World, Kidzania and SEGA Republic or an extraordinary aquatic experience at Aquaventure and Dubai Dolphinarium or a skiing experience at Ski Dubai.
Famous for its pristine beaches, Dubai is the place where you can try your hand at wakeboarding. Whether you’re a sports enthusiast or adventure junkie, there’s something for you in Dubai like watching falcons across the desert, strolling through the streets and beachfront promenades, enjoying a nature trip in Ras Al Khor or watching your favourite sports teams battle it out at Wild Wadi. You could race in a go-kart, go ice-skating or bowling, take off in a hot air balloon or even skydive.
From the dawn of day until the end of night, Dubai offers an array of entertainment options like watching your favourite artiste perform to dancing at many amazing jazz clubs or cocktail lounges. And if you’re a theatre enthusiast, DUCTAC offers you the very best of both local and international talent. Dubai is where age-old tradition unites with iconic skyscrapers. The architectural splendor of Jumeirah Mosque is set against the modern backdrop of Sheikh Zayed Road. You can explore the Palm Island, Dubai Marina, Downtown Dubai, Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab and The Dubai Mall. You can even unwind yourself at the spa with a simple foot massage to a full treatment or watch the latest blockbuster at a gold-class cinema around the corner.