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DubaiUnited Arab Emirates

In less than 25 years, Dubai has skyrocketed. It has developed from an unknown fishing village into one of the most dynamic and exciting cities on earth. The city has grown at a dizzying pace: 40 years ago, there were no high-rises. Today, there are gigantic man-made islands in the shape of palm trees that are visible from space; you'll even find the first seven-star hotel and the tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa. Discover this great Arab metropolis, where one lives according to the motto "if you can dream it, we can build it."

Dubai is one of the seven United Arab Emirates (UAE), and is controlled by an ambitious royal dynasty. Dubai owes its phenomenal growth to the vision of this family. With the discovery of oil reserves in the 1960’s, this simple fishing village soon become a powerful financial centre and a major transportation hub in the region. When the oil began to flow less freely, the city focused on tourism and banking.

Dubai is now a paradise for shoppers. Look for bargains in the dazzling glare of the Gold Souk, or shop till you drop in the Dubai Mall, one of the largest malls in the world. Here you will find more than 1,000 stores, an aquarium and an indoor theme park.

Dubai offers attractions that stand in stark contrast to the arid environment. Admire the world's largest dancing fountain or grab your skis and hit the slopes on real snow at Ski Dubai.

Of course, Dubai has more to offer than just luxury created by man. Relax on the beautiful beaches, explore the nature of the wetlands and discover the magical desert environment in the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve.

Due to the fantastic climate throughout the year Dubai is a great destination. If you don’t like temperatures above 40 degrees, it is best to visit Dubai during the winter and spring months.

Dubai has excellent public transport with more than 50 bus routes, water taxis and a metro system. For those who prefer to drive, the car rental companies have a generous offer. Book a trip to Dubai with Expedia today!

Where to stay in Dubai

Top hotels in Dubai

Atlantis The Palm
Atlantis The Palm
5 out of 5
Crescent Road, The Palm, Dubai
The price is P12,066 per night from 4 Feb to 5 Feb

Located in Palm Jumeirah, this beachfront hotel is in the entertainment district, 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Aquaventure, and within 9 mi (15 km) of Jumeirah Beach ...

4.4/5Excellent! (1,463 reviews)

"Great experience with my family and definitely kids spent the week of their life with full access to water parks, pools, beach, aquarium as well as paid sessions in kids club and dolphin bay. Lots of fun activities and options which pretty much make stay at the resort at all times."…"

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2020

Atlantis The Palm
Stella Di Mare Dubai Marina Hotel
Stella Di Mare Dubai Marina Hotel
5 out of 5
Al Mattla'ee Street, Dubai Marina, Dubai
The price is P3,010 per night from 28 Jan to 29 Jan

Located in Jumeirah Beach Residence, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of The Walk and Dubai Marina Mall. Ibn Battuta Mall and Ain Dubai are also within ...

4.3/5Excellent! (496 reviews)

"Very good hotel, located very close to essentials. Staff very good , valet team were helpful and room service Jeevan very nice man. Hotel has very good spa as well."…"

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2021

Stella Di Mare Dubai Marina Hotel
TRYP by Wyndham Dubai
TRYP by Wyndham Dubai
4 out of 5
Al Saef 1 Street, Barsha Heights, Dubai
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is P2,735 per night from 23 Jan to 24 Jan

Located in Barsha Heights, this hotel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Jebel Ali Race Course and 1.8 mi (3 km) from Emirates Golf Club. Dubai College and American University ...

4.4/5Excellent! (488 reviews)

"Cool environment nice staffs and they gave my girl friend the type of surprise I planned"…"

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2021

TRYP by Wyndham Dubai
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Dubai

Hyatt Regency Galleria Residence Dubai
Hyatt Regency Galleria Residence Dubai
5 out of 5
Deira Corniche, Po Box 6655, Dubai
The price is P3,582 per night from 2 Feb to 3 Feb

This family-friendly Dubai aparthotel is located near the airport, within 1 mi (2 km) of Deira Twin Towers Shopping Centre, Gold Souk, and Naif Souq. Spice Souk ...

4/5Very Good! (160 reviews)

"I enjoyed the modern spacious apartment with a shopping mall, grocery store, barber salon on the ground level. The Hotel side provides a revolving restaurant, spa, and lounges that create a relaxing getaway without leaving the building."…"

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2020

Hyatt Regency Galleria Residence Dubai
First Central Hotel Suites
First Central Hotel Suites
4 out of 5
TECOM, Al Barsha 3, Dubai
The price is P2,120 per night from 23 Jan to 24 Jan

This family-friendly Dubai aparthotel is located in the business district, within 2 mi (3 km) of Jebel Ali Race Course and Emirates Golf Club. Dubai College ...

3.8/5Good! (493 reviews)
Pleasant stay...

"We stayed for 4 nights..the bed was comfortable...the bathroom clean and spotless....the only thing i didn’t like was the sofa was clearly very old and discolored... which they said will be changed soon.. so its fine.. negligible for now.. Loved the fact they came cleaned the bathroom and the mopped ..."…"

Reviewed on May 29, 2020

First Central Hotel Suites
Roda Amwaj Suites
Roda Amwaj Suites
The Walk, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai
The price is P4,566 per night from 23 Jan to 24 Jan

Located in Jumeirah Beach Residence, this aparthotel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Jumeirah Beach and within 6 mi (10 km) of Ibn Battuta Mall and Emirates Golf Club. ...

4.2/5Very Good! (486 reviews)

"Very outdated, not many amenities, but nice location"…"

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2021

Roda Amwaj Suites
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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