Car hire is essential to make the most of your visit to the United Arab Emirates.
Explore Dubai's Top Attractions
Make sure you visit Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai. Its variety of activities includes swimming with dolphins and an aqua park among many more. You could also enjoy a helicopter ride over Dubai.
Head up the Burj Khalifa, currently the tallest man-made structure in the world. The observation deck, which is open to visitors, offers unrivalled views across Dubai. It is highly advisable to book a ticket for this in advance as there can be long queues.
Cool off at the Wild Wadi Water Park, which is a large water and theme park. It offers a variety of water slides and rides along with a number of pools which are great for kids and adults alike.
Catch the fountain shows at the Dubai Fountain, which is especially spectacular at night with the lighting effects.
For some retail therapy a visit to the Dubai Mall is ideal. The Mall offers an incredible selection of shops and retail outlets, restaurants and eateries and also entertainment venues such as the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo.
Visit one of the public beaches that offer clean white sands and great views out to sea. You can also see the man-made islands and archipelagos such as The World, Palm Islands, and Palm Jumeirah.
For something a bit more different, why not head over to the Dubai Autodrome and drive a range of sports cars and single seater race cars around the track?
Day Trips From Dubai
Neighbouring Sharjah is only 30 minutes away and gives visitors a taste of the desert along with the traditional souks littered throughout the Emirates.
Take the 90 minute drive to the spectacular Abu Dhabi. Explore the Liwa Oasis, a myriad of sand dunes. You could also visit Yas Island where you will find a track along with a variety of other attractions too.