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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

Dubai Marina showing a marina, a city and skyline

Dubai Marina

The stunning beaches and popular shops are just a few highlights of Dubai Marina. Make a stop by Jumeirah Beach or The Walk while you're exploring the area.

Dubai Marina

Top hotels in Dubai

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Address Dubai Marina
Address Dubai Marina
5 out of 5
Al Marsa Street, 66 Dubai Marina, PO Box 32923, Dubai
The price is P6,245 per night from 22 Sep to 23 Sep

This family-friendly Dubai hotel is located in the entertainment district, within 1 mi (2 km) of Dubai Marina Mall and The Beach Mall. Jebel Ali Race Course ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (677 reviews)

"The Address Dubai Marina is one or the best places I’ve stayed anyplace around the world. Their staff and services are exemplary and the accommodations are next level beautiful. Special note must be made to the exceptional team, including Osama, Ali, and my friend Tarek. Thanks 😊"…"

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2020

Address Dubai Marina
FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai
FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai
5 out of 5
No. 1 The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai
The price is P7,159 per night from 23 Sep to 24 Sep

This Palm Jumeirah resort is on the beach, 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Dubai Marina, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Aquaventure and Jumeirah Beach. Wild Wadi Water Park ...

4.4/5Excellent! (1,190 reviews)

"Stuff is amazing. Pool views are unbelievable. Made my bday week"…"

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2020

FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai
Atlantis The Palm
Atlantis The Palm
5 out of 5
The price is P12,280 per night from 21 Sep to 22 Sep

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! (1,540 reviews)

"Best stay in dubai! Been dubai 7 times now and by far this was the best experience we had as a family even though there was limitations due to covid"…"

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2020

Atlantis The Palm

Popular places to visit in Dubai

Burj Khalifa
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Burj Khalifa

The world's tallest building is a phenomenal feat of engineering and home to luxurious apartments, offices and a top-class hotel.

Dubai Marina
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Dubai Marina

Visit Dubai’s first purpose-built waterfront development to see a man-made canal city with luxury properties, parks, promenades and plenty of shopping opportunities.

Dubai Mall
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Dubai Mall

Take a trip to see the largest entertainment and shopping destination in the world.

Top things to do in Dubai

Burj Khalifa 124 & 125 floor Observation Deck Tickets
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Burj Khalifa 124 & 125 floor Observation Deck Tickets

P2,007
Per adult
88% of travellers recommend
Premium Red Dunes & Camel Safari with BBQ at Al Khayma Camp
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Premium Red Dunes & Camel Safari with BBQ at Al Khayma Camp

P3,377
Per adult
96% of travellers recommend
Aquaventure Waterpark & Lost Chambers Aquarium Combo Ticket
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Aquaventure Waterpark & Lost Chambers Aquarium Combo Ticket

P3,851
Per adult
88% of travellers recommend
Dubai Desert Safari at Al Maha with BBQ Dinner
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Dubai Desert Safari at Al Maha with BBQ Dinner

P4,237
Per adult
90% of travellers recommend
Burj Khalifa Ticket to125th Floor & Dubai Desert SafariCombo
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Burj Khalifa Ticket to125th Floor & Dubai Desert SafariCombo

P5,565
Per adult
92% of travellers recommend
Abu Dhabi Day Tour From Dubai
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Abu Dhabi Day Tour From Dubai

P1,434
Per adult
74% of travellers recommend

Reviews of Dubai

4.8

Top Destination

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5/5 - Excellent

Ac

9 Feb 2020

Dubai is a very good country but just not this hotel

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

17 Feb 2019

The Hotel allowed food delivery service.

Sharjah featuring heritage architecture, heritage elements and flowers

Sharjah

Dubai Healthcare City

Dubai Healthcare City