Pure Luxury: Dubai & The UAE



Dubai is home to the tallest buildings and the biggest malls in the world, so of course it is one of the most luxurious cities in the world too. If you are looking for a pampering holiday take a look at our list of the most luxurious accommodation, restaurants and activities available.

Luxury Accommodation

Whether you are looking for a hotel, villa or apartment, there is plenty to choose from when visiting Dubai. Apartments in the marina are extremely popular and are snapped up well in advance. And some of the best hotels in the city include: Raffles Dubai, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Grosvenor House Hotel. Plus of course the Burj Al Arab, which was at one time, the only 7 star hotel in the world.

Or if you want a resort experience away from the hustle and bustle, then spend some time at Al Maha Desert Resort. Its desert setting makes it extremely private and it could easily be mistaken for a mirage, as it looks like a dream set amongst the sand.

Luxury Restaurants

To experience fine dining in an elegant surrounding,book a table at Reflets par Pierre Gagnaire, in the InterContinental Dubai Festival City. Here they serve contemporary French cuisine that is Michelin-starred as you sit comfortably in an ornate and ostentatious dining room.

Nobu, at the Atlantis, is also extremely popular and never has an empty seat in the house. This is a chain, but you would never know – with delicious Japanese food and a cavernous style this is a restaurant that you must dine at.

Finally, dine with a difference at Al Mahara at the Burj Al Arab. Enjoy your food whilst admiring the beautiful underwater wildlife this area has to offer, in the huge floor to ceiling aquarium. Why the underwater theme? Well this is the best place in town for seafood of course.

Luxury Activities

Dubai is home to the world’s largest shopping mall, so if you are looking to spoil yourself and your loved ones, the Dubai Mall is the place to be. This $20 billion Downtown Dubai complex has 1,200 shops and some of the best designer stores.

And when you are all shopped out why not enjoy a relaxing treatment at a spa. We love the Assawan Spa and Health Club for their royal treatment, but there are plenty of brilliant facilities out there.

If shopping and facials aren’t really your thing then pay a visit to one of Dubai’s world famous golf courses. The courses here are some of the best in the Middle East, and whether you want to play, day or night, in the desert or waterside, you are sure to tee off in style.

With the best Dubai accommodation, restaurants and experiences you’re sure to experience only the finest things and enjoy a vacation of true luxury.

If you are looking for quality accommodation in a prime location for your next holiday to Dubai, take a look at My Dubai Stay. With 3-5 star villas and apartments you are bound to find the holiday destination of your dreams.


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  • Tahnoon Esmail August 11, 2014 9:57 pm

    Hi there nice article and nice images. I really respect your passion for traveling.

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