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8 days / 7 nights
DepartingSat, 28 Sep 2019
Treppan Hotel & Suites By Fakhruddin
28 Sep 2019 - 05 Oct 2019
From £427 per person
Pride Hotel Apartments
28 Sep 2019 - 05 Oct 2019
From £427 per person
The View Al Barsha Hotel Apartments
28 Sep 2019 - 05 Oct 2019
From £430 per person
Tulip Al Barsha Hotel Apartment
28 Sep 2019 - 05 Oct 2019
From £433 per person
8 days / 7 nights
DepartingSat, 30 Nov 2019
Al Khoory Hotel Apartments - Al Barsha
30 Nov 2019 - 07 Dec 2019
From £487 per person
Holiday Inn Express Dubai Internet City
30 Nov 2019 - 07 Dec 2019
TripAdvisor rating 3.5
From £489 per person
La Villa Najd Hotel Apartments
30 Nov 2019 - 07 Dec 2019
TripAdvisor rating 3.5
From £497 per person
Hampton By Hilton Dubai Al Barsha
30 Nov 2019 - 07 Dec 2019
From £499 per person
8 days / 7 nights
DepartingSat, 28 Dec 2019
Amazing Fully Furnished Suite With Rooftop Pool And Fitness
28 Dec 2019 - 04 Jan 2020
From £730 per person
Ibis Al Barsha
28 Dec 2019 - 04 Jan 2020
TripAdvisor rating 3.5
From £754 per person
Element Me'aisam, Dubai
28 Dec 2019 - 04 Jan 2020
From £810 per person
Grand Excelsior Hotel Al Barsha
28 Dec 2019 - 04 Jan 2020
TripAdvisor rating 3.5
From £851 per person
3 days / 2 nights
DepartingFri, 23 Aug 2019
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Grandeur
23 Aug 2019 - 25 Aug 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £620 per person
Ramee Rose Hotel
23 Aug 2019 - 25 Aug 2019
TripAdvisor rating 3.5
From £621 per person
Cassells Al Barsha Hotel by IGH
23 Aug 2019 - 25 Aug 2019
TripAdvisor rating 3.5
From £621 per person
Citymax Hotel Al Barsha at the Mall
23 Aug 2019 - 25 Aug 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £622 per person
3 days / 2 nights
DepartingFri, 30 Aug 2019
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Ramada Chelsea Hotel Al Barsha
30 Aug 2019 - 01 Sep 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £494 per person
Media Rotana
30 Aug 2019 - 01 Sep 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £489 per person
Centro Barsha - by Rotana
30 Aug 2019 - 01 Sep 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
From £485 per person
Elite Byblos Hotel EX( Coral Dubai Al Barsha)
30 Aug 2019 - 01 Sep 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
From £491 per person
3 days / 2 nights
DepartingFri, 06 Sep 2019
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Citymax Hotel Al Barsha
06 Sep 2019 - 08 Sep 2019
From £383 per person
Grand Bellevue Hotel Apartment Dubai
06 Sep 2019 - 08 Sep 2019
TripAdvisor rating 3.5
From £384 per person
The S Hotel
06 Sep 2019 - 08 Sep 2019
From £384 per person
The S Hotel Al Barsha
06 Sep 2019 - 08 Sep 2019
From £384 per person
3 days / 2 nights
DepartingFri, 08 Nov 2019
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Holiday Inn Dubai Al Barsha
08 Nov 2019 - 10 Nov 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £351 per person
Media Rotana Dubai
08 Nov 2019 - 10 Nov 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £351 per person
Grand Millennium Dubai
08 Nov 2019 - 10 Nov 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
From £341 per person
Signature Hotel Al Barsha
08 Nov 2019 - 10 Nov 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
From £326 per person
3 days / 2 nights
DepartingFri, 06 Dec 2019
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Fraser Suites Hotel and Apartments
06 Dec 2019 - 08 Dec 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
From £356 per person
Two Seasons Hotel (Former Gloria)
06 Dec 2019 - 08 Dec 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
From £350 per person
Holiday Inn Dubai - Al Barsha
06 Dec 2019 - 08 Dec 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £344 per person
TOP First Central Hotel Suites
06 Dec 2019 - 08 Dec 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
From £357 per person
3 days / 2 nights
DepartingFri, 20 Dec 2019
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Two Seasons Hotel & Apartments (ex. Gloria Hotel)
20 Dec 2019 - 22 Dec 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
From £504 per person
Media One Hotel Dubai
20 Dec 2019 - 22 Dec 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
From £520 per person
Sheraton Mall of the Emirates Hotel, Dubai
20 Dec 2019 - 22 Dec 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
From £587 per person
Elite Byblos Hotel
20 Dec 2019 - 22 Dec 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
From £533 per person
Hotel ratings in Dubai
Akas-Inn Hotel Apartment
Dubai
From £615 per person
Highly professional staff
TripAdvisor rating 3.5
Dec 11, 2018
Cairo, Egypt
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Residences Dubai Al Barsha
Dubai
From £502 per person
Offical Stay
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
Aug 18, 2019
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Grand Square Stay Hotel Apartments
Dubai
From £407 per person
Star Metro Dubai
TripAdvisor rating 3.5
Feb 08, 2016
East London, South Africa
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Get to Know Dubai

Dubai – a city that evokes images of wonder, luxury, and grandeur – will leave you tingling with excitement. Situated in the northeast of the United Arab Emirates and on the Persian Gulf, Dubai boasts the country's largest population and, for good reason, a flourishing travel industry. Despite being a hub of modern infrastructure, one of its defining features is a massive creek that divides the city into two distinct but interesting regions. Within both areas, you'll find incredible opportunities that only Dubai offers, not least of which is the Dubai Mall, the biggest mall in the world by total area. Whether you're looking down from atop an enormous skyscraper or looking up as the Dubai Fountains shoot water 500 feet in the air, Dubai always gives you something to look forward to.

What to Know before Visiting Dubai

The Dubai International Airport, the city's main airport, is an attraction in itself. Aching to go right now? Flights to Dubai from London and Manchester are easy to arrange. After your flight, the airport's zen garden and spa offer a serene getaway. While the airport is just 5km from the city centre, if you plan on taking the bus or metro, you must purchase a Nol card (a prepaid card) because cash isn't accepted. Elsewhere, you'll pay in dirhams, the UAE's currency. Whereas Arabic is the official language, English is widely spoken. If you're flying from the UK, you'll only experience slight jet lag as the UAE is only four hours ahead. Citizens of the US or UK do not require a visa to visit.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Dubai?

The weather gets pretty hot summer months, so travel tends to slow down, and flights and hotels in Dubai free up. Between May and September, expect temperatures as high as 40°C. In other months, you can look forward to average highs of around 25°C. No matter when you visit, you can count on a high probability of sunshine for your entire trip. Film lovers should check out the Dubai International Film Festival, a December gem that showcases new Arab and international releases. March's Art Dubai displays beautiful galleries featuring notable works. For full immersion in the Emirates' culture, the National Day Festival, on December 2, celebrates the country's independence through parades and special events.

What to Do in Dubai

Package holidays in Dubai aren't complete without experiencing its vibrant nightlife. Aptly named Club 360 dazzles with rooftop views of the city and its iconic buildings. If you love sports, you'll be blown away by sandboarding. Dubai's smooth sands offer the perfect chance to sweep down a dune, and several services provide guided trips and instructions. While visiting a hotel might seem a little odd, the Burj Al Arab –one of the world's tallest hotels – is too magnificent to pass up. This sail-shaped building sits proudly on an artificial island, ready to have its picture taken. You'll have fun doing the rounds on Palm Jumeirah, a palm-shaped island featuring many beautiful hotels, resorts, and restaurants.

What Can You Visit in Dubai?

Dubai has infinite sightseeing possibilities. You can't miss the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building. City breaks in Dubai are often spent feeling on top of the world as you take in the views from the observation deck. A weekend in Dubai wouldn't be complete without visiting the iconic choreographed fountains, which are only a few minutes away from the Burj Khalifa. While you're there, you've got to have an Abra ride on Burj Lake. Retail buffs will want to check out Dubai Mall, a treasure trove of stores and experiences. It features an aquarium, underwater zoo, and even a skating rink (not something that immediately comes to mind on a Dubai weekend break!). For another architectural treat, the impressive Etihad Museum teaches you about the UAE.

What To Eat In Dubai?

Dubai's local street food scene is thriving, and Dubai city breaks often involve browsing the streets for new delicacies. You can't leave without trying authentic shawarma and hummus, two staples of the Arab world. Al Machboos, a meal consisting of rice and meat, will leave you satisfyingly full. Since the city is very cosmopolitan, you'll find an abundance of other ethnic cuisines and restaurants. On most Saturdays, the Ripe Market sells fresh produce and brings an open-air experience indoors. For a truly outdoor experience, Barefoot Lounge, part of the Dubai Marine Beach Resort and Spa, hosts a shoeless beach dinner under the stars. To get closer to the stars, visit Al Dawaar, a revolving restaurant with incredible skyline views.

What Can You Bring Home from Dubai?

People often leave their package holidays in Dubai with armfuls of new and exciting things. Your sweet tooth will appreciate the popular camel-shaped milk chocolates, which sometimes contain camel milk. Dates are also a fixture, and just as readily available. The Arab world is known for its ornate coffee pots, and you'll surely find a beautiful one in Dubai. For something practical, a silk scarf will keep you warm during your winter back home. You'll find these treasures at Al Jaber Gallery, which is in many malls, and you'll also be able to buy several artistic souvenirs at Gallery One, another popular store. While flights and hotels in Dubai often provide little snacks or mementoes of your stay, a souvenir is always a nice way to commemorate your trip.