5 Things You Absolutely Need to Do When in Dubai

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There are a lot of luxurious things that you could do in Dubai. After all, Dubai is known to be the ultimate playground for the rich and famous. Plus, they have a lot of tall buildings, indoor ski slopes and man-made islands for you to check out amidst the stunning deserts. If there are 5 things that you absolutely need to when in Dubai, though, the following would be those things:

1. Fly First Class

You definitely can’t start your holiday in Dubai without arriving completely refreshed from having flown first class. Emirates’ Private Suites come with the utmost privacy with their ambient light, personal mini bar, sliding door and reclining seat, which can be turned into a flat bed – complete with mattress!

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Fly first class to Dubai in one of Emirates’ Private Suites.

2. Visit Souks.

A lot of people will advise you to visit the gold souk, where you can find 25 tonnes of different jewelry pieces. What you might find even more interesting than that in Dubai, though, would be the spice souk, where you can find practically any type of spice. There are also other souks in Dubai, such as fish souks, meat souks, textile souks, vegetable souks and even electronic souks.

 

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The gold souk in Dubai is said to have 25 tonnes of different jewelry pieces.

3. Have Tea Up in the Air.

At At.Mosphere, you can take the term ‘high tea’ to brand new fights. Have some afternoon tea on the 122nd floor of the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa, while a harpist serenades you and while you enjoy the delicious food and stunning views of Dubai. Ideally, you should visit Dubai’s Burj Khalifa during the weekday, though, so you won’t get swarmed by the crowds.

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Enjoy some afternoon tea from the 122nd floor of the tallest building in the world in Dubai.

4. Ride a Hot Air Balloon over the Desert.

If you aren’t scared of heights, then you definitely need to see Dubai and its desert from the views of a hot air balloon. For a unique and personal journey over the emerald green oases and the never-ending ocean of sand of Dubai, Balloon Adventures can take you on an unforgettable ride from above. From there, you can watch camels and gazelles wander around, take in the breathtaking sunrise and even see the stunning Hajjar Mountains of Dubai from afar.

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Go on an unforgettable hot air balloon ride over Dubai.

5. Dine at an Amazing Dubai Restaurant.

While there are a lot of great places to eat in Dubai, Reflets par Pierre Gagnaire is one of the best ones. In fact, it won TimeOut’s award for Dubai’s Restaurant of the Year. Reflets par Pierre Gagnaire is located in the Dubai InterContinental Hotel and you can enjoy some great Michelin-starred French food there.

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Enjoy great Michelin-starred French food at Dubai’s Reflets par Pierre Gagnaire.