Summer’s nearly gone, making way for a lot more fun activities for you to pursue now than ever before. The passing of summer has witnessed temporary closures of many attractions and events, mainly due to rapidly rising temperatures. But, that, is a thing of the past. Gear up for an exciting season of new surprises, and plenty of things to do this autumn, when the weather gets absolutely perfect for exploring the emirates outdoors.
This is the idyllic time of the year to exploit outdoor adventures like a thrilling sea plane ride, or the endless exciting theme parks that have now reopened with many more attractions to discover. Several fascinating museums, like the Pearl Museum, Etihad Museum, and Coffee Museum, sincerely showcase Emirati culture and history, and are definitely worth a visit to explore at leisure, during the cooler months.
Creekside and beachfront promenades, like Al Seef in Bur Dubai, Dubai Festival Promenade at Dubai Festival City, and La Mer at Jumeirah, offer a diverse range of entertaining experiences, from shopping at charming kiosks and exclusive retail outlets, to creative food trucks and fine dining restaurants, with of course, breathtaking views of the Arabian horizon. These venues are particularly gorgeous at sunset, when it’s all brilliantly lit up, imitating a royal ‘fairyland’.
If you’d like to indulge in unique dining experiences at some of the city’s top spots for less, don’t miss the ‘Neighbourhood Restaurant Week’ launched by RenaissanceHotel Downtown and JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, running from 23rd Oct – 6th Sep 2018. Apart from set menus offered at great-value prices across thirteen restaurants, be sure to enjoy the tricks of the trade by culinary experts and internationally-celebrated chefs, themselves.Also, the famous Tom&Serg café at Al Quoz will be transforming into a brilliant night souk for a limited period, offering foodies and fashionistas plenty of signature pieces, as well as a popup cinema for little ones.
A number of new hotel properties have recently opened doors, too, welcoming a series of new, leisure seeking and business travelers, alike. The best part about new hotels are the beach offerings and poolside activities which are, for obvious reasons, more favorable for many, wanting to relax, unwind, and reconnect with nature. Besides, this marks the beginning of the party season, so all lounge and clubbing enthusiasts can gear up for chill out sessions at the high-in-demand beach side venues like Nikki Beach Club and Drift Beach Club.
This explains the beauty and essence behind Dubai’s successful attainment of 17thposition, and ranking in the list of the top 20 cities in the world to visit, which has been officially acknowledged by world-famous travel company, TripAdvisor. With year-round sunshine, an extensive portfolio of extraordinary skyscrapers, fabulous parties, and every kind of entertainment opportunity you can imagine, earning such a reputation is clearly a no-brainer. After all, this is the Middle East’s ultimate destination that infuses modern culture with history, adventure, world-class shopping and entertainment.