Dubai’s Gold Rush: A Shopper’s Paradise

Dubai: The Perfect Destination for Buying Gold

Dubai is the city of the future which is not only famous for its skyscrapers but for gold shopping as well. It is also known as the City of Gold. No itinerary would be complete without shopping in Dubai. Due to the exclusions of taxes, prices for gold have always been cheaper as buyers would only pay for the value of gold.

Gold Trade in Dubai

Dubai’s geographic location is a major asset in serving the gold industry. The Gold Souk in Dubai was founded in the early 1900s. During that period, merchants set up shops, not too far from the creek. That also encouraged a tax free and trade friendly environment. Due to its proximity to India- the world’s largest market for gold, it is a major asset in the gold trade.

Best Places to Purchase Gold from Dubai

Here’s the beauty of shopping for gold in Dubai: all that glitters is almost certainly gold. 

  • Gold Souk

The market is located in Old Dubai. It’s definitely one of a kind experience that deserves a spot on your itinerary. The largest gold market in the world with over 350 gold dealers. Dubai Gold Souk is a must visit for someone who wants to explore the traditional Arab markets.

  • Gold and Diamond Park

A shopping mall that has exclusive jewellery shops. So, if you want to buy gold, diamond, or other types of jewellery, it is the perfect place for you. One of the best parts of shopping here is that there is no tax. 

  • Mall of Emirates

Some of the most outstanding Dubai’s gold retailers have set up shops here. You can also find top international jewellery brands for example Bvlgari, Cartier, Piaget, Swarovski, and Tiffany & Co.

  • Dubai Airport 

A perfect place for last minute gold shopping in Dubai. Terminals 1 and 3 in the Dubai International Airport are the best places to buy gold. Although, there are very few options available for buying gold here. However, the shops here are open 24*7 which makes it easier to buy gold.

Range of gold carats- 18k to 24k

A carat is a unit to measure the purity and quality of gold. The higher the carat rating the higher the purity of gold. To make gold more resilient, other metals are mixed with it during the manufacturing of jewellery and gold fixtures.

24 carat gold–  The purest form of gold which is not mixed with any other metal. Therefore, it is unsuitable for regular wear or use.

22 carat gold– It is the most commonly bought gold. Bangles, chains, and classic rings are made using this.

18 carat gold– It is gold that is common in making jewellery. This gold is typically used in the manufacturing of wedding rings and studded jewellery. 

Tips for buying gold

  • Know the market price- Gold prices fluctuate on a daily basis. So, you must know the prices before visiting.
  • Sellers will expect you to haggle so they have set a buffer price. So, you should learn how to haggle.
  • As there are a lot of gold shops you need to be careful before choosing the right shop.
  • You need to be careful while buying gold, as they sometimes change it with fake jewellery.
  • Thus, you should only deal with reputable gold dealers, to ensure good quality products.
  • For extra assurance, look out for shops with the Bareeq certification displayed within their premises. 

Sightseeing in Dubai

So, after you have done shopping, set aside some of your time for exploring the city’s attractions.

Here is a list of some of the must visit attractions:

In conclusion, it’s hard to argue that there is any place better than Dubai to get that unique piece of jewellery.

So, connect with Travel Saga to book your Dubai tour now. For more information visit our website.

FAQs

Q. Is it cheap to buy gold from Dubai?

Gold is 5-7 % cheaper to buy from Dubai, as compared to other markets.

Q. Which are the best shops to buy gold in Dubai?

Talking about the best shops in Dubai to buy premium quality Dubai then Damas Jewellery, Kyra, Damiani, Rosella, and Joyalukkas Jewellery are the best shops.

Q. What makes gold cheaper in Dubai?

Well, due to the negligence of taxes, gold in Dubai is available at cheaper rates. Due to this, it’s highly beneficial for you to buy it from Dubai. Also, you can bargain at the gold shops in Dubai to save more money.

Q. Which month is the cheapest to buy gold in Dubai?

It is advisable to shop for gold during the Dubai Shopping Festival (December and January) or the Dubai Summer Surprises for the best bargains and offers.

Q. Why is Dubai the City of Gold?

Dubai has capitalised on its geographical position by setting up gold vaults, jewellery making facilities, and refineries.

Q. Is gold in Dubai of high quality?

Yes, the purity and quality of gold are better than what is available in other parts of the world.

Q. How can we find the daily market rate of gold in Dubai?

You can find the daily market rate of each carat on the Dubai City Of Gold website, then you can compare it with the rates at the shops. 

 

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SIKKA ART AND DESIGN FESTIVAL 2024

The Sikka Art Festival is an annual event held in Dubai around February and March every year. This year the festival will take place from February 23 to March 3, 2024. It’s a must visit place for culture, art, and history enthusiasts. The festival is a celebration of cultural diversity and creative talent. 

The festival is held under the support of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. She is the Chairperson of the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority and a member of the Dubai Council. Visitors can also expect live band performances, painting sessions, art exhibitions, and art installations spread throughout the area. 

HISTORY OF THE FESTIVAL

The festival started around a decade ago as a platform for Emirati artists to showcase their talent. Since then the festival has grown into a global cultural fest. Earlier the festival only focused on showcasing visual arts and design. However, now the festival offers band performances, film screenings, workshops etc. 

ATTRACTIONS AT THE ART FESTIVAL

  • Art Installations and Exhibitions: The festival will feature artworks of so many renowned and newly emerged artists. 
  • Band Performances: A lineup of over 70 musicians. Thus, you can experience a range of music from traditional Emirati to international genres. 
  • Workshops and Panel Discussions: These workshops will also cover diverse topics from traditional art techniques to modern digital art forms. 
  • Outdoor installations: Huge outdoor installations and stunning art pieces are the highlights of the Sikka Art Festival this year. 
  • Food Market: Dubai’s beloved homegrown restaurants and cafes have put up stalls so visitors can enjoy their mouthwatering food and inspiring success stories. 

RECOMMENDED RESTAURANTS NEAR AL SHINDAGHA NEIGHBOURHOOD

The place has some of the best cafes in the city. These cafes offer a pleasant environment and also serve authentic food. 

  • Al Khayma Heritage Restaurants & Cafe: It serves delicious Emirati cuisine. It’s a Michelin star restaurant. 
  • Arabian Tea House Restaurants: It has multiple branches in Dubai and serves many dishes. Moreover, the menu also has famous Emirati dishes.
  • Al Fresco Indian Restaurant: It’s an award winning restaurant and it serves one of the best pizzas and pastas in the city. 
  • XVA Cafe: This cafe is amongst the most famous cafes in the neighbourhood. 

HOW TO REACH THE FESTIVAL 

  • Dubai Metro: Visitors can reach the festival via the Dubai Metro, with Al Ghubaiba station on the Green Line being the closest.
  • Take a Taxi: A taxi is also a convenient way of travelling. In addition to that, you can also rent a car from Travel Saga.

ICONIC LANDMARKS TO VISIT IN DUBAI

  • Atlantis, The Palm: It is situated on the arc of Dubai’s iconic palm island. Also, the iconic resort offers various adventure activities and entertainment venues.
  • Burj Al Arab: It is one of the most luxurious hotels. You can also get a tour of this luxury destination. 
  • Burj Khalifa: It is the tallest building and the charm of Dubai. When you visit the observation deck on the 124 or 125th floor, you will get a mesmerising view of the city.
  • Dubai Aquarium: discover marine life at the world’s largest aquarium at The Dubai mall 

The Sikka Art and Design Festival is not just a celebration of creativity, it’s a cultural journey. Additionally, The festival showcases the talent within the local community and appreciation for artistic expression. Therefore, get ready to immerse yourself in a celebration of creativity and artistic expression.

Art is calling, and it wants you to attend the Sikka Art and Design Festival. So, book your Dubai trip now. Connect with Travel Saga for tour related information at www.travelsaga.com   

FAQs

Q. What is the cost of entry to the festival?

Visitors can enter the venue free of charge. So, it is accessible to everyone interested in art and culture.

Q. When and where is the festival held?

The festival is being held at the Al Shindagha Historical neighbourhood. Also, this year the festival is from around 23 February to 3 March 2024. 

Q. What are the major attractions in Dubai?

Apart from the ones mentioned above, other attractions are Dubai Mall, Dubai Frame, Ski Dubai etc. 

Q. What is the weather like in February in Dubai?

The weather is pleasant in February in Dubai. 

Q. Are there any food stalls available inside the festival?

Yes, there are multiple food stalls. Also, many cafes and restaurants from Dubai have put up their food stalls there. 

Q. What can visitors expect at the Sikka art fair?

The festival will feature numerous events dedicated to visual arts, theatre, music and film, featuring artists. 

Q. What language do people speak in Dubai?

Dubai’s official language is Arabic but English is spoken widely in the area.

 

3 ELEMENTS OF DUBAI- SAND, SKY, WATER

Dubai has everything that you are looking for. So for thrill seekers, Dubai can be the perfect destination. It also offers everything from dune bashing to scuba diving on serene beaches. The city’s geographical location makes it one of the top destinations for hosting a variety of adventure sports. 

SAND ACTIVITIES

With its unique desert landscape, Dubai is one of the best places in the world to try out desert activities.

  • Sand Dune Bashing

If you like the challenge of off-roading, consider taking it to another level by dune bashing in the red dunes of Dubai. An activity which also involves driving a 4×4 vehicle. 

  • Quad Bike Ride

Quad bike ride in the dunes of Dubai is also an exhilarating experience. Experience the ultimate rush of adrenaline as you navigate through the desert of Dubai. 

  • Sandboarding

Sandboarding is pretty simple just like snowboarding but in sand. A solo adventure sport where you slide down dunes on a board. Thus, it is a safe desert activity where you’ll be heading down red dunes on your sandboard. 

  • Camel Ride

An enchanting ride with the ship of the desert. Explore the beauty of the desert. So, one of the easiest and most scenic ways to enjoy camel riding is to book a Camel Caravan With Bedouin Breakfast

WATER ACTIVITIES

Dubai has a vast coastline and also lovely beaches that offer a variety of adventure activities.    

  • Jet Skiing

It is one of the easiest and also the most adventurous water sports for beginners. The unpolluted and tidy beaches of Dubai are perfect places for you if you’re a jet skiing enthusiast.

  • Flyboarding

Flyboarding involves hovering over water on a board with a hose connected to the centre and water entering through it. Moreover, it uses hydro propulsion forces to power the board and send the rider soaring into the air. 

  • Banana Boat Ride

The inflatable boat shaped like a banana is controlled and pulled by a powerful speed boat. So, if you’re looking for safe and adventurous water sports then you should try this banana boat ride.

  • Scuba Diving

The city has fascinating marine life which you can discover while trying out scuba diving in Dubai. You can also encounter colourful coral reefs, schools of tropical fish, and even larger marine species like turtles, sharks, and rays.

SKY ACTIVITIES 

Skydiving, Hot Air Balloon ride, Zipline etc. are some of the best adventure activities in Dubai. Have a look at the Burj Al Arab, the Persian Gulf, and the iconic Burj Khalifa.

  • Dubai Helicopter Tour

Enjoy the view of the stunning Dubai skyline and iconic structures like Burj Khalifa. You can choose to fly over Palm Jumeirah, Burj Al Arab, and other iconic buildings. So, get ready to be spellbound with stunning views of the city while on a Helicopter Tour in Dubai.

  • Hot Air Balloon

What can be a better way to enjoy the scenic beauty of Dubai than in a hot air balloon? A unique adventure which you’ll never forget, while you’ll witness the most beautiful sunrise. A stunning view of the sun rising over the barren Hajar Mountains. 

  • SkyDive

Skydiving over the beautiful Palm Jumeirah also allows you to view the skyscrapers, the Gulf coastline, and the desert from the sky. Enjoy the bird’s eye view of Dubai. In addition, you can choose to go skydiving either on a Gyrocopter flight or the tandem skydive flight. 

  • Zipline Dubai 

It is one of the highly popular activities in Dubai. Experience the world’s longest urban zipline Dubai at Dubai Marina. It is also one of the steepest and fastest, it will give you a chance to fly between Dubai’s skyscrapers. The zipline operates at a height of over 170 metres from the ground.

So, adventure seekers, why wait to plan your Dubai trip?  Certainly, a perfect place to engage in adrenaline pumping activities. Connect with Travel Saga to book your tour now. For more information visit our website travelsaga.com. 

FAQs    

Q. What clothes should you wear for desert activities?

Comfortable and lightweight clothes which cover your arms as well as legs are recommended. 

Q. Do we need any prior experience to drive a dune buggy?

No, you don’t need any prior experience to drive a dune buggy.

Q. Are kids permitted on a banana boat ride?

No, kids below the age of 6 years will not be allowed. However, those who are under 18 need to be accompanied by a parent.

Q. Is there any age or weight restriction to participate in skydiving?

Yes, you need to be 18+ and weigh less than 100 kg to participate in skydiving.

Q. What are some other adventure activities apart from the ones mentioned above?

There are plenty of adventure activities to try out in Dubai for example parasailing, bungee jumping, gyrocopter flight etc.

Q. What is the age limit for trying flyboarding at the beautiful Jumeirah harbour?

Anyone over the age of 18 can participate in this activity.

Q. What is the best time to skydive in Dubai?

October to March are the best months to go skydiving in Dubai. 

Q. Is an indoor skydiving option available in Dubai?

Indoor skydiving is a relatively new concept, so it is a must try. You can go for indoor skydiving at iFly Dubai.

 

JOIN UNTOLD DUBAI, 2024

UNTOLD Dubai 2024 is going to be the biggest music festival the city has ever seen. So, music fans from all over the world gather and celebrate the biggest music festival. A vibrant musical enchantment with music and fans from all over the world is waiting for you!

WHAT IS UNTOLD?

Experience the magic of UNTOLD, Europe’s mega music festival, in Dubai. Untold is the largest electronic music festival. The first edition was held in 2015 when Cluj-Napoca was chosen as the European Youth Capital. This annual music extravaganza won the best major festival award at the European festival awards.

To launch the inaugural chapter, the announcement was also made last year with a performance at the Burj Khalifa. Armin van Buuren, the famous Dutch DJ broke 2 world records while performing. Speaking of the two records, the artist became the first ever DJ to perform at Burj Khalifa. Additionally, a world record was also set for the performance with the biggest LCD screen!     

LOCATION OF THE EVENT

The festival’s highly anticipated Middle East debut will be held at Expo City from February 15 to 18. The site has been transformed into a self sustaining urban destination. It also aims to bring people together to explore and address global challenges.

ARTISTS LINE UP

Untold Dubai is set to captivate audiences with its unique blend of music, culture, and awe inspiring performances. Additionally, it will bring the hottest international live acts and DJs to Dubai. The 4 day festival will also feature internationally acclaimed artists and emerging talents. Witness the live performances of artists from Armin Van Buuren and Ellie Goulding to G-Eazy and Major Lazer Sound System.

UNTOLD 2024 line-up Revealed:

15 February- Armin Van Buuren, Ellie Goulding, Paul Kalkbrenner, Dubfire, Sven Vath, Kasia.

16 February-  Tiësto, Bebe Rexha, Hardwell, Luciano.

17 February-  G-Eazy, Major Lazer Sound System, Don Diablo, Hot Since 82, Shimza.

18 February- PSY, Sebastian Ingrosso, Timmy Trumpet, Mahmut Orhan, Nicole Moudaber.

And 100+ artists.

HOW TO REACH?

By Dubai Metro: It is the fastest and most sustainable way to travel in Dubai. Take the Red Line metro and get off at the Expo 2020 station.

By Car: It is accessible from all major roads in Dubai city. You can also book private transportation services from Travel Saga to reach the destination. 

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS

  • Miracle Garden– The floral masterpiece, where you can discover varieties of flowers. Furthermore, enjoy the stunning view of the installations made of flowers.
  • The Lost Chambers Aquarium– The largest aquarium in the Middle East, walk through tunnels and also witness sea creatures like sharks, lobsters, and seahorses.
  • Burj Al Arab This is one of the luxury hotels in Dubai which also offers guided tours.
  • Madame Tussauds– It is situated on the Blue Water Island, and has lifelike wax figures of various artists.

 

Untold combines awesome music, and incredible people from around the world which makes the festival just so worth it. Thus, it is the perfect time to tick off your bucket list and attend this music festival. 

So, plan your trip now. Connect with Travel Saga and get ready to witness Dubai like never before.

Visit our website: www.travelsaga.com for more tour related info.

FAQs

Q. Is there any age limit for Untold Dubai?

There is no minimum age but guests below the age of 16 must be accompanied by a guardian.

Q. Can we re-enter the festival after exiting?

No re-entry or exit once you’ve entered the venue.

Q. Is there an official dress code for the event?

While there is no official dress code for the event, there will be standing and dancing. So, it is advisable to wear comfortable clothes.

Q. Can guests bring outside food inside the venue?

No, guests can’t bring outside food to the venue.

Q. How far is Expo City from the city centre?

Expo City is roughly a half hour drive away from the city centre. 

Q. What are the forbidden items at the venue?

You are not to bring items such as lasers, sprays, umbrellas, sharp objects, fireworks, or flammable or explosive materials.

Q. What is the minimum age to attend Untold?

There is no minimum age to attend the fest. However, those who are under 18 years of age need parental consent to enter the fest.

Q. Do you need to bring ID/Passport?

Yes, you need a hard copy of your ID or passport to collect your wristbands.

ATLANTIS, THE PALM- A COUPLE’S PARADISE

Valentine’s is all about expressing your love to your significant other. So, what can be a better way to enjoy the dreamiest day than to revel in the luxury of this beautiful place.

Atlantis, The Palm is a luxury resort that is located at the crescent of The Palm in Dubai. Indeed, the unique ocean themed resort features a variety of marine and entertainment attractions. The park is also surrounded by a private beach. The resort has over 1500 rooms and suites. Additionally, it also includes a water park- Aquaventure, which is home to various slides. The Ambassador Lagoon, Shark Lagoon and The Lost Chambers Aquarium are home to over 65,000 marine animals and more than 250 species of fishes. 

ROMANTIC DINNER AT ATLANTIS

Choose from a selection of fine dining restaurants by celebrity chefs.

  • OSSIANO It has won the award for the best romantic restaurant in Dubai. Specialising in seafood, this destination also features a view into the underwater world. It’s a fine dining restaurant awarded one Michelin star. So, have your dinner while looking around at the fishes, stingrays, and sharks in the aquarium. This restaurant transfers you into an underwater universe through food. 
  • NOBU- It’s a Japanese cuisine restaurant. It was also selected as one of the best restaurants in Dubai by Michelin Guide 2023. Indulge in Japanese cuisine by Chef Nobu Matsuhisa. So, take on the iconic black cold miso, wagyu beef tacos with a Japanese twist and sushi.  
  • HAKKASAN– Located within the Atlantis, offers a fine dining experience in a glamorous setting. Also, its moodily lit atmosphere with smooth service adds an element of privacy. It has been awarded as one Michelin star restaurant.
  • WHITE BEACH & RESTAURANT– A beach club perfect for laid back lounging and sunset sessions. Furthermore, get mesmerised by the atmosphere and amazing view from the infinity pool right at the beach. Lose yourself in a beachside daydream to create unforgettable moments.   

WATER ADVENTURE

 

  • AQUAVENTURE WATER PARK Home to the best water slides in the world. Enjoy thrilling rides and attractions with your family. Also, it is the world’s largest theme park. It has over 105 record breaking slides, attractions and experiences. Thus, explore the largest waterpark in the world with over 105 rides and slides and fill your day with thrill and adventure. Slip and slide in the waterpark with various activities and adventures.
  • DOLPHIN BAY & SEA LION POINT- For couples looking for new ways to celebrate love, snorkel with dolphins. A must visit place for once in a lifetime opportunity to learn more about one of nature’s most friendly mammals. Also, the visitors get the opportunity to meet and interact with dolphins. 
  • THE LOST CHAMBERS AQUARIUM A maze of underwater corridors and passageways. Thus, this attraction is a must visit to discover maritime life. The aquarium has an impressive array of underwater species. The highlight is the Ambassador Lagoon, which is home to a large number of sharks, rays and fish.   

BOOK AN UNDERWATER SUITE

There are floor to ceiling windows in the underwater suite at Atlantis, The Palm. The suite provides a haven for peace and tranquillity and it is one of a kind retreat. It’s a perfect place for couples seeking retreats.

Whether you want to lay in bed or soak in a jacuzzi as sting rays and fishes glide past. Additionally, it’s a perfect blend of modern comfort and marine aesthetics.   

SPA VISIT

So, come and indulge in a spa experience that also includes a relaxing bath, shimmering scrub, massage and a facial. Dive into a world of shared serenity and culinary indulgence with couples massage.    

The Palm has established itself as one of the most romantic resorts in the city. Special moments are the ones that can be shared with your loved ones. This valentine’s day, take a dive in the underwater magical land at Atlantis. So, plan your perfect getaway with your valentine with Travel Saga. 

Connect with Travel Saga at www.travelsaga.com

Call us on +971 4 268 4645/ +971 50 914 3707 or write an email at [email protected]

FAQ

Q.Are the underwater suites soundproof?

Yes, the suite is designed as soundproof to ensure a peaceful atmosphere for the guests.

Q.What are the opening hours of the Aquaventure Waterpark and Lost Chambers Aquarium?

The waterpark is open from 9 AM to 6 PM and the aquarium is open from 10 AM to 9 PM. 

Q.What marine life can be seen at the aquarium?

Watch over different species of marine animals like different species of fish, sharks and stingrays.

Q.Are there any age requirements at the dolphin bay?

Kids who are under the age of 5 years are not allowed for shallow dolphin encounters.   

Q.Are there any height restrictions for the Aquaventure waterpark?

There are certain restrictions for a few slides at the waterpark. Therefore, an adult must accompany children between the heights of 1.07 metres (42 inches) and 1.2 metres (48 inches).

Q.Can we bring outside food to the waterpark?

No, any other thing than water will be removed. 

Q.Do the restaurants offer vegan options?

Yes, all the restaurants provide vegan & vegetarian options for the guests. 

Q.Is there a dress code for the dolphin experience?

For Dolphin encounter, Dolphin swim and Sea Lion dip & play, a wetsuit will be provided for free for your experience, lifejackets are optional

SISTERHOOD IN DUBAI – GALENTINE’S DAY 2025

WHAT IS GALENTINE’S DAY?

Galentine’s is celebrated on 13 February, a day before Valentine’s Day. It’s a celebration of “sisterhood”. On this day, women celebrate female friendship and shower their friends with love and attention. Thus, Galentine’s Day is like Valentine’s Day but just for “girl” friends. 

So, let’s help you plan your perfect Galentine’s Day with your girl gang.

6 MUST DO ACTIVITIES ON GALENTINE’S DAY 

1. HOT AIR BALLOON RIDE

Start your day with a Hot Air Balloon ride. Enjoy the stunning aerial views of the Dubai landscape and sunrise over the beautiful Hajar Mountains. The whole experience is incredible. So, don’t forget to take out your cameras and click beautiful pictures of the sunrise. 

2. GO ON A SHOPPING SPREE WITH YOUR GIRL GANG

What is more exciting for girls than shopping on Galentine’s Day? Malls in Dubai are a must visit for shopping. From clothing to accessories, you will find all the top brands at these malls. 

 

  • MALL OF EMIRATES- This mall has 630+ retail stores including fashion and lifestyle products. Shop for clothing, accessories, makeup and perfumes. You can shop from your favourite luxury brands like Gucci, Chanel, Dior, Prada, and Louis Vuitton. In addition, the mall also has restaurants, theatres, and an indoor ski resort- Ski Dubai. 

 

  • DUBAI MALL– Your visit to this mall will complete your Dubai trip. The Dubai Mall It is the second largest mall in the world located at the base of Burj Khalifa. Moreover, it is one of the most visited shopping malls in the world. Besides shopping, the mall also has multiple entertainment options like an aquarium, underwater zoo, ice rink, and waterfall fountain.

 

  • GOLD SOUK- Here, you can shop for gold items and gemstones. It is free to visit and is located on the Deira Creek. Also, it is one of the world’s largest and most renowned gold markets. To reach Gold Souk you can take an Abra ride across the Creek. Gold Souk is restocked with at least 10 tonnes of gold daily.

 

  • DUBAI FESTIVAL CITY MALL– The mall is one of the iconic destinations for shopping. It has a diverse range of shops including Nike, Zara, Ace, Marks & Spencers, and other brands. Later in the evening, a laser, lights, and fountain show is organised. The mall has over 400 stores and more than 100 cafes and restaurants, and also the largest food court in Dubai. 

3. GRAB A BITE

  • SAYA CAFE CITY WALK– A great place to sit with your friends and enjoy mouth savouring meals. A cosy cafe decorated with flowers.

 

  • CE LA VI DUBAI Located at the Address Sky View Hotel, it serves contemporary cuisine. So, you can have your food with the mesmerising view of Burj Khalifa. They also have a swing at the rooftop which frames Burj Khalifa.  

4. DHOW CRUISE DUBAI

Sail through the picturesque locations of Dubai. It is also a unique idea to explore the Dubai Marina  skyline and coastline. You can also enjoy the Dhow Cruise  buffet dinner and live entertainment shows. The dinner includes both local and international cuisine. 

5. VISITING A BEACH CLUB

 

  • BLA BLA Located at the Beach, JBR. It offers a breathtaking view of bluewaters island  and Dubai Eye. It is a restaurant with 20 lounge areas and a beach club. 

 

  • WHITE DUBAI– An open air rooftop, located right next to a racing club. What can be a better way to cool off and relax than by visiting the beach club? Hence, it is a perfect day to night venue. It has a wide range of lounging options available throughout. 

 

  • BARASTI– It is located at the Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina. A beach bar that also offers breathtaking views. 

 

  • LA MER– It is a beachfront neighbourhood and boardwalk. Additionally, it has several restaurants, food stalls, and shops along Jumeirah Beach. You can also enjoy the view of the Dubai skyline and Burj Khalifa. 

6. OTHER ATTRACTIONS IN DUBAI

  • SKI DUBAI– Get an indoor experience of skiing and snowboarding in Dubai.
  • SKY DIVE DUBAI– To make your Dubai trip unforgettable, you must get this experience.
  • DESERT SAFARI– Explore the stunning dunes and magical landscape of Dubai.
  • THE GLOBAL VILLAGE– It is one of the most popular Dubai parks. A must visit destination for many tourists.
  • TOUR OF BURJ AL ARAB– Tourist place where you can see the glamour and wealth of Dubai. It is one of the many luxury hotels in Dubai.
  • Valentine’s Day Yacht Party-  The best way to enjoy the evening on a valentines day is to go on a yacht sailing through the waters of gulf and enjoying lavish Dubai life

 

So, it’s the perfect itinerary on how to spend your Galentine’s Day. You can visit Travel Saga’s website for more information. Book your perfect Galentine’s tour with Travel Saga. Connect with Travel Saga at https://travelsaga.com/ 

Call us at +971 4 268 4645/ +971 50 914 3707 or write an email at [email protected]

FAQs

Q. What is a Dhow cruise?

Dhow is a well equipped boat used for cruising in Dubai. For more click here. 

Q. What are some other activities to do in Dubai?

Other must visit attractions in Dubai are the Cheesecake Factory, Dancing Fountain, Burj Khalifa, Atlantis Aquarium & Water Park. 

Q. How can I plan a trip to Dubai & apply for a visa?

You can connect with Travel Saga for planning your trip and visa related information.

Q. What is the weather like in Dubai?

The weather from October to February is pleasant. 

Q. What are some other recommended shopping malls?

The other shopping malls in Dubai are Dubai Marina Mall, Wafi City, Ibn Battuta Mall etc.

Read More Blogs About valentine By Travel Saga

If you wish to Spend Some Time With Your Special One You can enjoy on the below listed tours 

  1. Valentines Party On a Yacht.
  2. Valentines Party On A Dhow Cruise 

 

Rain in Dubai

27 places to hide in the rain in Dubai

Rain spoiling your day in Dubai? We have a list of 27 places to visit on a rainy day in Dubai because why should we wait when we can still discover the attractions? So, we have a list of places where you can stop over without getting drenched in the rain. 

Hideaway places in the rain in Dubai:

1. Dubai Mall to hide from 

The largest shopping mall is set at the base of the tallest building, Burj Khalifa. Given that, you can shop for high street and luxury brands.

2. The Etihad Museum

It is a 21st century museum, which also gives visitors a tour of the history of the UAE.

3. Dubai Festival City Mall

Located on the Dubai creek, It is also one of the most famous shopping destinations. In addition, you can visit cafes and restaurants. 

4. Observatory deck at Burj Khalifa

 Firstly, you head up At the Top  124 or 125 floors, then you can get your Burj Khalifa Tickets with Us and you will get a mesmerising view of rain in Dubai. 

5. The view from the Palm

It is one of the most iconic destinations. The observation deck at the palm towers also offers a the View At The Palms offers a  360 degree view of palm islands. 

6. Burj Al Arab 

A prime tourist place where you can experience the glamour and wealth of Dubai. It is one of the luxury hotels in Dubai. You can also book a Guided Tour of Inside Burj Al Arab to Witness the luxury.

7. La Perle Show

It is located in Al Habtoor City. The La Perle show features various artists who perform on modern choreography. This concept was introduced by, Mr. Franco Dragone, who is also the world’s most renowned artistic director.

8. Dragon Mart

It is one of the largest trading hubs of Chinese products outside China, which you can visit to avoid rain in Dubai. This mall also has seven zones. So, you can buy different products here like electronics, machinery, fashion etc.

9. Dubai Opera

It is located within the open district in downtown Dubai, basically, a performing arts centre. To sum up, it hosts many shows like fashion, comedy, opera, jazz, ballet, and other live events.

10. Dubai Dolphinarium

Enjoy the dolphin show and seal show. Additionally, you can swim with dolphins for once in a lifetime experience. It is located at the creek park.

11. IMG Worlds of Adventure

It is Dubai’s largest indoor theme park.So you can easily hide in rain in Dubai  The park also has four epic zones: Cartoon Network, Marvel, Lost Valley Dinosaur Adventure, and IMG Boulevard. Book your Tickets for IMG Worlds Of adventure Dubai with Travel Saga. 

12. The Green Planet

It is an enclosed ecosystem- located at the city walk. Thus, it has over 3000 species of plants in an indoor biodome. Book Your ticket to Green Planet Dubai Today With Travel Saga.  

13. Indoor skydiving at Ifly

Get an indoor skydiving experience which is also safe for all ages. Further, the experience will provide you with the thrill of a free fall inside a tunnel. Book your Ticket for I fly Dubai Indoor Sky Diving.

14. Lost Chambers Aquarium

Visit the largest aquarium in the Middle East. Walk through a glass tunnel so that you can witness sharks, lobsters, seahorses and other sea creatures. The Lost Chambers Aquarium Is located Inside of the Atlantis,The Palm 

15. Museum of Illusions

During your visit to  museum of Illusion, you can also explore room sized installations of optical illusions and puzzles.

16. Dubai sports world

If you are a sports lover, you surely should visit this place. Especially because you can play nine different sports under one roof. It also has 40+ courts and pitches. It is at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

17. Madame Tussauds Dubai

It is situated on the Bluewater Island , opened in the year 2021. It also has life like wax figures of various Bollywood celebrities, Fashion icons, Sports persons and other artists too.

18. Kidzania Dubai

A perfect place for children.  Kidzania Dubai It is an indoor theme park and also have role playing activities. Additionally, kids can act as a professional.  

19. Dubai Bowling Centre

Bowling is a fun activity that you can enjoy with your whole family. Therefore, do visit this place to get the ultimate bowling experience and refrain from getting wet in the rain in Dubai.

20. Burjuman Centre

It is the oldest mall in the city. It comprises shopping areas, hotel suites and dining areas also.

21. Ski Dubai

It is a part of the Mall of Emirates and also a perfect spot for a fun day out with your family, get indoor experience of Skiing and Snowboarding in Dubai itself. Book Your Tickets for the Ski Dubai Now 

22. Deira City Centre

It is a perfect place for shopping, dining, and movies. So, you can shop for premium brands like Armani, Lacoste and other brands too.

23. WAFI mall

It is an Egyptian themed mall where you can also get the ultimate shopping experience. It is Famously known as the Wafi City 

24. Mall of the Emirates

Undoubtedly, one of the best shopping malls is located on Sheikh Zayed Road. It also features retail outlets, luxury stores and over 100 restaurants and cafes where you can stop over to avoid rain in Dubai

25. Ibn Battuta Mall

Ibn Battuta Mall is one of the largest theme mall in the world. It also has six zones- China Court, India Court, Persia Court, Egypt Court, Tunisia Court and Andalusia Court. 

26. Sea Lion Point

Here, you get a chance to meet sea lions in Dubai. Those sea lions are indeed social and adorable too. This point is at the Crescent road and it opens from 10 AM- 6 PM. 

27. Jumeirah Mosque

It is one of the oldest structures in Dubai. The Jumeirah mosque Dubai is also one of the most popular mosque. Hence, open to the public on all days except Friday. 

So, why let rain in Dubai spoil your plans? Plan your trip with Travel Saga and get the ultimate Dubai experience. You can visit our website: www.travelsaga.com  for more information.

FAQs

Q. What is the best time to visit Dubai?

The summer in UAE can be harsh. Thus, the best time to visit is between October to February.

Q. What are the best means of transport to travel around Dubai?

The best way to explore the city is to travel by metro or bus. You can also rent a car from Travel Saga transportation services.

Q. How should we dress up for travelling in Dubai?

You can dress according to the place you are visiting. However, wear comfortable clothing while visiting amusement parks.  

Q. Can a tourist drink alcohol in the city?

No, you are not allowed to drink alcohol in public. Although bars and clubs in Dubai serve alcohol.

Q. What are the cheapest things to buy from Dubai?

Yes, surely you can buy electronic items, gold and precious stones.

Tickets to Ferrari World

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi- A Comprehensive Guide

Explore the world’s first Ferrari branded theme park, located on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. A destination for non-stop fun, and hyper adrenaline. The Tickets to Ferrari World park is a home to the world’s fastest roller coaster, Formula Rossa. The park also offers the best family friendly attractions, along with 40 thrilling rides, live shows, and events. You can also enjoy the extraordinary performances from around the world. It ensures world class entertainment for every member of the family. 

Things to explore: With Tickets to Ferrari World

Welcome Plaza– for special events, entertainment activities, and live performances.

Family Zone– offers interactive games, along with this they also have an adventure play area.

Racing Zone for roller coasters, racing and driving Ferrari F1 racing cars.

Italian Zone– has the charm of the town of Maranello. 

Adventure Zone provides a racing inspired experience. 

Tickets to Ferrari World Price

Ticket prices start from AED 345 You can Book Your Ferrari world Abu Dhabi Tickets with us 

So, plan your trip with Travel Saga, pre book your ticket, and avoid the hassle of potential ticket lines. You can also visit our website: www.travelsaga.com to see our tours and connect with us regarding your help and booking.

Tickets to Ferrari World Includes

  • Driving Experience 

First, with the Tickets to Ferrari World you can  pick out a driver and get at the back of the wheel with a guide. Second, take a forty minute journey in a Ferrari California. As an alternative, you could choose the passenger experience with an educator.

  • Roof walking experience 

Add a walk on the long lasting red roof to your tour for an adrenaline stuffed adventure. It’ll allow you to enjoy the lovely view of Yas Island from an exceptional angle. You can also include an entire 90 minute walk in which you can see the world’s biggest Ferrari brand up close and personal. 

Age restriction – 8-60 years. 

Weight restriction – should be less than 140 kg.

Height restrictions – minimum height should be 1.2 metres.

  • Formula Rossa 

Ride the world’s fastest roller coaster with the Tickets to Ferrari World while you experience chills as it goes from 0 to 240 km/hr in just 4.9 seconds. So, those 2 km will feel like you are riding a Ferrari while being off the road. 

There is Formula Rossa Junior also because Formula Rossa has height restrictions. So that everyone in the family can enjoy it. 

  • Flying Aces 

Flying Aces is the highest roller coaster incline on the planet, which has a height of 63 metres and also covers an area of 1,500 metres. Unquestionably, it’s an exhilarating ride and keeps you on the edge.

  • Turbo Track 

Get into an epic zero gravity experience with a back to back roller coaster. Although, it is an inverted roller coaster.

Challenges:

  • Fiorano GT Challenge- This is one of the best rides in Ferrari World and it can achieve a maximum speed of 270 kilometres. The ride is about two F430 spider shaped cars moving along a parallel track.
  • Scuderia Challenge You may take control of your F1 stimulators in this challenge. In addition to that, it has three advanced stimulators named F1, F1 2.0, and  F430 GT simulators.    
  • Karting Academy An indoor electric go-karting experience. It’s a 290 metres long karting track. Therefore, you can choose this activity and have a go at drifting or speeding. 

Tickets to Ferrari World Includes Kid’s friendly rides: 

  • Nello’s adventure- A soft adventure play area specially designed for kids. 
  • RC challenge – The challenge is for both adults and kids. So, you can take a remote controlled vehicle across the circuit.
  • Bell’Italia – It’s a family ride. You can get a mini tour of iconic racing tracks and famous landmarks.

Other Attractions

Galleria Ferrari This gallery takes you through the iconic designs of beautifully crafted cars. At the same time, you can also get insights into the engineering and design behind these iconic vehicles. 

Viaggio in Italia It has a multisensory stimulator to enjoy the Italian landscape, vineyards, cities, and valleys too.

Shopping Experience Where you can find a variety of branded merchandise, apparel, toys, and collectables from stores present at the Ferrari World Abu Dhabi.

 

FAQs

  1. When is the best time to visit Ferrari World Abu Dhabi? 

The best time to to buy Tickets to Ferrari World and visit the park is between October and February, as the weather gets pleasant. Though, you can visit during off season too, to avoid the crowd.

  1. Is outside food allowed inside the Ferrari World premises?

No outside food or drinks are allowed inside the park premises, but they have multiple dining options:

  • IL Podio 
  • Espresso Rosso 
  • Mamma Rossella
  • Officers Food Quarters 
  1. How can you reach Ferrari World Abu Dhabi?

By Metro: You can take a metro from Airport Terminal 3 and get off at Ibn Battuta Mall station. Once you reach there, you can hire a taxi to reach your destination, You Can also book Travel Saga Private Transportation to Reach Ferrari World Abu Dhabi.

By Yas Express: These are the free shuttle bus services running on several routes in the city. 

  1. What are the most recommended rides? 

Formula Rossa world’s fastest roller coaster, Flying Aces, Turbo track, and Tyre twist are the most recommended rides. You can choose rides based on your speed preferences. 

  1. What are the top Indian restaurants near Ferrari World Abu Dhabi?

The theme park also has multiple Indian restaurants. Some restaurants near the theme park are Masala Street, Gazebo-Yas Mall, and Punjabi Grill Abu Dhabi.