05 Unique Experiences to Enjoy in Dubai That Everyone Should Know

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05 Unique Experiences to Enjoy in Dubai That Everyone Should Know

Dubai has made a rapid transformation in the last decade from a sleepy fishing town to a global destination. It boasts of so many record-breaking structures, extravagant shopping malls, state-of-the-world theme parks, and manmade gems. Dubai has been constantly renewing itself and offering unbelievable attractions to its visitors. Though it is home to a myriad of attractions, some experiences are unique only to Dubai. Let's see what some of those things are.

Visit the tallest structure on the planet

Piercing through the Dubai skyline is the unparalleled icon of Dubai - Burj Khalifa. It is an engineering marvel like no other in the world. Take one of the fastest elevators to the top of the structure. Once you step out of the elevator, you will be treated with awe-inspiring vistas spread all around you. You can use one of the telescopes here to spot some of the most popular landmarks in Dubai such as the Dubai Marina or Palm Islands. If you are visiting in the evening, don't miss the awesome sunset from here. Also, watch the splendid Dubai Fountains illuminated with myriad colors shooting out water to a height of over 500 feet.

Sky Dive over Palm Jumeirah

Skydiving has become one of the most popular adventure sports in Dubai in recent years. And when you get to see the incredible view of the magnificent man-made island - Palm Jumeirah from above, it becomes extremely special. Jump from a height of 13000 feet above the ground and descend at 120 miles an hour. Witness jaw-dropping views of the Palm Jumeirah and the dazzling Arabian desert. You also get to keep a video of your sky diving experience that you can treasure forever. This is one of the most unique activities that you can try in Dubai.

Explore the heart of the Arabian desert

Deserts are synonymous with Dubai and your trip is not complete without a visit to the vast deserts of the city. Indulge in some exciting activities such as quad biking, sandboarding, and dune bashing. At the Bedouin campsite, you can experience unique Emirati hospitality. Click pictures in traditional Arabic garments, ride a camel, and smoke flavorful shisha pipes. Women can get their hands painted with beautiful Henna patterns. Enjoy live entertainment such as Belly Dancing, Tanura Dance show, and Fire show. You are served a scrumptious BBQ dinner with a variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. There are many desert safari deals to choose from including overnight desert safari, evening desert safari, or hot air balloon ride at sunrise. You can choose one according to your convenience and interest.

Dine at the world's only 7-star hotel

The beauty of the boat sail shaped Burj Al Arab hotel is extraordinary. The unusual design of the hotel has become an iconic symbol of Dubai's development. It is touted to be the world's only 7-star hotel and has redefined luxury. The opulence and grandeur of the hotel is a sight to behold. It is world-renowned for its outstanding hospitality and breathtaking architecture. While staying in the hotel is an extremely expensive affair, you can always enjoy a delicious meal in one of the nine restaurants in the hotel and enjoy the stunning views of the Persian Gulf.

Experience snow in the desert city

Trust Dubai to create an indoor ski resort bang in the middle of the desert. Located in the magnificent Mall of the Emirates, a visit to Ski Dubai is the perfect opportunity to take a break from the scorching heat of Dubai. It is home to an 85-meter high mountain with different levels of slopes and an ice cave. There are rides such as chairlift, zorb ball, and snow bumpers. There are plenty of snow activities such as tobogganing, snowboarding, and skiing. The best part is the March of the Penguins show where these delightful creatures perform various antics that will leave you amazed.


Dubai offers a lot of unique and unusual experiences. The entertainment capital of the world has a vibrant nightlife, delicious food, and wonderful sights combined with unbelievable luxury and grandeur. So, the next time you visit Dubai, do indulge in some or all of these activities to have an unforgettable time.

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Kritika Panse
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