Dubai Travel Guide

THE INSIDERS' GUIDE TO DISCOVER ALL THE WONDERS OF DUBAI

Top 3 Unmissable Attractions in Dubai

The Best Things to Do and See in Dubai

The Deira district is one of the oldest and most authentic places in Dubai. Bustling with locals and tourists from sunrise to sunset, Deira is the ideal place for a stroll through the old souks of spices, essences and gold. 

Read also: GUIDE TO DUBAI GOLD SOUK

Climb to the top of Burj Khalifa!

DISCOVER THE BEST TIPS AND DISCOUNTS FOR THE MOST UNMISSABLE EXPERIENCE IN DUBAI

In Dubai you can go to the beach almost all year round: not just resorts and luxurious beach clubs, but tens of kilometers of free public beaches, white sand and crystal clear water.

We have made our own ranking of the best public beaches in Dubai, based on the best tips from the locals.

Dubai is not just modernity, luxury and skyscrapers. In the city there are excellent museums that tell the incredible history of the United Arab Emirates and allow you to see exhibits featuring the best of world art.

In this guide you will find all the best museums to see in and around Dubai and tips on how to visit them on a budget.

The Best Theme Parks in Dubai

Outdoor Activities in Dubai

Practical Information

Best Time to Go

The best time is from November to March, because the temperatures are milder (around 20-30 °C). The hottest month is August and temperatures can be higher than 40 °C.

Language and Religion

The official language is Arabic. However English is widely spoken in all tourist facilities, in shops, on transport and on guided tours. UAE is a Muslim country.

Electricity and Sockets

In Dubai the electrical voltage is 220 V AC at 50 Hz. British-style three-pin sockets (type G and D) are the standard. Remember to bring a universal travel adapter with you.

Currency

The official currency of the UAE is the United Arab Emirates Dirham (AED). It is possible to withdraw directly from ATMs that are widespread in the major cities.

Day Trips from Dubai