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Dubai holidays afford the ultimate location for your family holiday or special holiday for two with some of the world’s best hotels, attractions and enjoys warm temperatures year round. From the beach to the desert, Dubai offers plenty of experiences depending on your holiday style.

Dubai mall is home to the largest suspended fish tank in the world at Dubai Aquarium. Adults can dive into the aquarium to swim with over 33,000 marine animals including 400 sharks and rays, while kids can walk through the aquarium’s glass tunnel.

Wild Wadi Water Park at Jumeirah Beach Hotel is home to 30 rides and attractions and is a must-do during your Dubai family holiday where you will enjoy an action packed day the whole family will love.

For a true Dubai holiday experience, venture into the desert by four-wheel drive where you will leave the Dubai city skyline in your rear-view mirror and discover a different world of experiences. A top experience for your Dubai family holiday, the whole family will enjoy camel rides, experience henna and enjoy near-vertical drops as your four-wheel drive takes on the sand dunes and sample the Arab hospitality in the Dubai desert.

We love Atlantis the Palm for your Dubai family holidays where you will be blown away by the impressive architectural design, luxurious accommodation options and world-class service with some of the best amenities in Dubai.

Couples looking for a romantic Dubai holiday for two, look no further than the Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, this stylish hotel is located in the heart of Jumeirah and features luxurious and elegant accommodation options for your Dubai holiday. No Dubai holiday is complete without a trip to the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world where you will discover an incredible view over Dubai.

Shopping lovers will find heaven during their Dubai holiday with world-class shopping malls and luxury department stores. Be sure to leave extra room in your suitcase before your Dubai holiday as it will be sure to be filled.

Why not combine Dubai and turn your luxury holiday into a multi-centre holiday? We love to twin Dubai with the Maldives, Seychelles and Mauritius for a great city and beach combination or for somewhere further afield, Dubai is a welcome stop-over for your Australia holiday.

Events for the calendar:

March – Dubai World Cup, July/August – Ramadan, November – Dubai International Motor Show, December – Dubai International Film Festival.

What is the currency in Dubai?

The UAE monetary unit is the dirham (DH or AED). £1 is approximately AED6.0

How long does it take to fly to Dubai?

The flight time from UK to Dubai is approximately 6.5 hours.

What is the time difference in Dubai?

GMT +4

When is the best time to visit Dubai?

Dubai is sub-tropical, with sunshine year-round. June to August is the hottest time of year, when temperatures reach into the 40s degrees Celsius, but hotel prices are cheapest. September to May is pleasantly warm with temperatures around 24 degrees Celsius.

For more information visit the Dubai Tourist Board website.

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Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

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Enjoy access to Wild Wadi Waterpark, 5 star accommodation, excellent dining options and a private beach.

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Atlantis The Palm

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The Atlantis Dubai The Palm is the perfect luxury family holiday destination with a huge range of amazing facilities for the entire family to enjoy. The Atlantis combines an exciting atmosphere with luxury accommodation for a family holiday to never forget.

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Promising traditional summerhouse accommodation enhanced by world-class luxuries in the heart of the outstanding Madinat Jumeirah, Dar Al Masyaf allows you to live out your very own Arabian fantasy.

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Enjoy picturesque Gulf views and access to a pristine stretch of palm-lined beach when you opt to stay at the JA Jebel Ali Beach Hotel.

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Offering comfortable, well-appointed accommodation and impressive facilities, this hotel is guaranteed to provide you with a memorable stay in the gilded desert city.

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Mina A’Salam

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From £226 Per Night
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As part of the Jumeirah Hotel Group, Mina A'Salam offers 5 star luxury with world-class restaurants and lavish spa.

Climate

Dubai stands out as one of the worlds hottest holiday destinations, with two long seasons of summer and winter. April begins the summer season with an average high of a huge 32.9 degrees throughout and in June to October, the temperature often reaches 40 degrees. Sandstorms can hit the city most commonly between May and early July where rainfall can be seen, although it is similar to the rest of the country.

A vast increase in rainfall in Dubai happens towards November and December, as well as January and February, which are all considered the wettest. Despite the increased rainfull the temperatures still average in the mid 20s making it a refreshing time to visit just early in the year.

 

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Apr 33°c
May 38°c
Jun 39°c
Jul 41°c
Aug 41°c
Sep 39°c
Oct 36°c
Nov 31°c
Dec 26°c

Experiences

Discover more on your holiday with our range of exciting and adventurous tours and excursions.

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Aquaventure & Lost Chambers Combo Pass

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Atlantis Dolphin Encounter at Dolphin Bay

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Desert Safari & Sunset Barbecue

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Burj Khalifa 124th Floor Observation Deck

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Evening Dhow Dinner Cruise on Dubai Creek

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Dubai City Tour

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Wild Wadi Water Park

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At The Top of the World including Burj Khalifa & High Tea at the Burj Al Arab

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Burj Khalifa 124th Floor Observation Deck Tickets

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Desert Safari and sunset barbecue

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Dubai Helicopter Ride

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