Dubai

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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!

Top hotels in Dubai

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Atlantis The Palm
Atlantis The Palm
5 out of 5
P14,724
per night
Mar 2 - Mar 3

Located in Palm Jumeirah, this beachfront hotel is in the entertainment district, 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Aquaventure, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Al Sufouh Beach ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (2,531 reviews)

"Fun water park and great employees who assisted with questions and any concerns."…"

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2020

Atlantis The Palm
Dubai International Airport Terminal 3 Hotel
Dubai International Airport Terminal 3 Hotel
5 out of 5

Situated near the airport, this luxury hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Dubai Tennis Stadium, City Centre Deira and Dubai Festival City Mall. Dubai Creek and ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (1,998 reviews)

"It's a great location. Central and easy to get around. However from terminal A there are not many signs for directions to the hotel. I had organized for your staff to meet me so it was great but if not I think one would find it a bit difficult to get there."…"

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2020

Dubai International Airport Terminal 3 Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Dubai Airport
Holiday Inn Express Dubai Airport
2 out of 5
P2,743
per night
Feb 22 - Feb 23

Located in Garhoud, this hotel is 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Dubai Tennis Stadium and 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Dubai Festival City Mall. City Centre Deira and Dubai Creek ...

3.9/5Very Good! (2,014 reviews)

"very nice day recommended for business trip or others"…"

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2020

Holiday Inn Express Dubai Airport

Popular things to do in Dubai

Dubai Mall
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Dubai Mall

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

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.

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.

Top activities in Dubai

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

P2,985

Unlock the magic of the Arabian Desert during a guided safari that pairs a thrilling dune adventure with an illuminating look at Bedouin culture. Practice dune-bashing in a powerful 4x4 Land Cruiser, and then feast on a sumptuous Emirati meal while spectating at a tantalizing belly dance and fire show.

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

P2,084

Look out over the sparkling lights and desert landscapes of Dubai from the 124th floor of the tallest skyscraper on earth. Marvel at the engineering and construction of the elegant Burj Khalifa, a pillar of concrete, glass, and steel that rises up from the heart of downtown.

Desert Safari,BBQ Dinner,Belly Dance Show,FREE ATV Ride
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Desert Safari,BBQ Dinner,Belly Dance Show,FREE ATV Ride

P3,529

Experience the ultimate mix of adventures in the Arabian Desert on a 4x4 desert safari . Motor over the trackless sands tackling the rolling dunes in a 4-WD, and then enjoy a sumptuous Arabic BBQ dinner complete with music and dance.

Dubai Desert Safari at Al Maha with BBQ Dinner
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Dubai Desert Safari at Al Maha with BBQ Dinner

P3,416

Embark on an exciting 4x4 safari and ride over the dunes at Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve (DDCR) is the UAE’s first national park. Carefully planned rehabilitation over the years has resulted in a protected environment for the last of the desert wildernesses.

Dubai Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour + Premium Pass Options
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Dubai Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour + Premium Pass Options

P2,768

Discover the very best of Dubai on an unlimited hop-on hop-off bus tour. Choose a 24, 48 or 72hr Premium ticket for the full experience, you can explore this mesmerising destination to your own schedule, seeing all of the key landmarks along the way, including the Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, Dubai Marina City, Palm Jumeirah, the Dubai Frame, the Global Village and much more.

Sunrise Desert Safari Dubai on Private Basis for 1 to 7 people
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Sunrise Desert Safari Dubai on Private Basis for 1 to 7 people

P4,096

Itinerary This is a typical itinerary for this product Pass By: Desert In Dubai, 306, Al Owais Building - Al Ithihad Road - Dubai - United Arab Emirates We will take you for this activity in the middle of Desert

Reviews of Dubai

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Top Destination

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5/5 - Excellent

Ac

Feb 9, 2020

Dubai is a very good country but just not this hotel

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Feb 17, 2019

The Hotel allowed food delivery service.

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