What to Do in Dubai During the International Boat Show
February 16th, 2017
What To Do In DubaiAre you planning to attend the International Boat Show in Dubai? from February 28 through March 4, 2017 This internationally renowned event promises a breathtaking opportunity to not only explore the world of luxury vessels, but also to see the city that has become one of the gemstones of the Middle East.
In between visits to exhibitors, yacht tours, informational sessions and much more, take a break and visit these Dubai hotspots:
Gold SoukThis shopping center offers an unparalleled opportunity to see and purchase high-quality gold items. Jewelry vendors and shops dot the Gold Souk in Dubai, offering the finest gold merchandise available. From trendy to traditional styles, the wares at Gold Souk are a feast for the eyes as well as the gold-lover’s soul.
Ski DubaiIt may be hot outside, but inside, it is cool and wintry. Ski Dubai is the world’s premiere indoor skiing and winter activity adventure playland. You may just forget that you are surrounded by a desert climate when you ski down slopes packed with manmade snow.
Burj KhalifaThe top of the world is closer than you think at the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. Towering overhead at 163 floors, it is a spectacular monument to the testament of modern architecture. Book your tickets to the magnificent skyscraper online or get them at the gate.
The Dubai MallLooking for a little window or power shopping in an upscale paradise that feels less like a typical mall and more like your own private nirvana? The Dubai Mall exhibits the artistry and refinement you would expect from this jewel in the sand.
Dubai Desert Conservation ReserveIs adventure in your heart? Take a trip to the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. There, you can bask in the environment of a true desert landscape. Camel rides are available regularly, and they offer a supreme way to get from place to place throughout this ancient desert floor with its mesmerizing, shifting sands.
Jet Ski ToursAs a boating enthusiast, you might want to hit the water on a private jet ski tour around Dubai. Tours are provided from a variety of vendors. Ask your hotel concierge for recommendations on the best vendor for your jet ski tour needs.
Dubai FountainsNo visit to Dubai would be complete without a stroll past the Dubai Fountains. Dazzling during the daytime, they take on a truly incredible appearance in the glow of evening.
Burj Al ArabThough not as tall as the Burj Khalifa, the Burj Al Arab is another architectural wonder of the world. Its curving elegance is reminiscent of a sailboat skimming across the cool, blue waters. For a true taste of luxury, book a room at this hotel that seems to float outside the confines of the city. ¸and
Dubai Marina Yacht ClubAt the Dubai Marina Yacht Club, you can enjoy more than just a spectacular view and five-star service. The Club also offers a bevy of culinary options perfect for everyone in your traveling party. Book a relaxing yacht cruise to immerse yourself in the worlds-away ambiance of Dubai.
Dubai BeachesWhen you finally want to take a dip in the waters surrounding Dubai, head to Jumeirah Public Beach or Marina Beach. Lie in the soft sand and feel the welcoming waves as you let your stress melt away.
Playtime in Dubai is year-round. Don’t be surprised if your “short” trip to the International Boat Show turns into a desire for regular visits to this incredible metropolis with so many sophisticated, playful, intellectual indulgences.