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Dubai’s soaring skyline and welter of shopping and entertainment options all dazzle by design. Our specialists have put together a handful of itineraries, based on their experiences, that can help you make the most of your time in this glittering metropolis.

In a city known for its excess, you might choose a lavish trip that combines time spent indulging your whims amid the glitzy downtown with the chance to unwind at an opulent camp in the desert. Or you could explore the city’s cultural side, which is often lost in the bright lights, before relaxing on one of its golden-sand beaches. Either way, consider these to be just tinder for your imagination — your specialist will craft a trip around what you’re looking for.

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Our recommended tours in Dubai

These itineraries are designed to give you some suggestions for what is possible when you travel in Dubai, and they showcase some of the routes that we’ve found work particularly well. Treat them simply as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely for you by one of our specialists based on your particular tastes and interests.

  • Lobby, JA Ocean View Hotel, Dubai

    JA Ocean View Hotel

    • Set in the heart of the vibrant Jumeirah Beach Residence on one of the most popular beaches.
    • All rooms and suites have plenty of natural light and balconies that overlook the ocean.
    • Enjoy renowned NYC choices at the Motorino Pizzeria located at the hotel.
    • Stunning infinity pool overlooks the beach with skyline views.

    5 days from £1,340pp

  • Dubai Marina skyline, Dubai

    Essential Dubai: beach & city

    • Explore Dubai’s rich history while staying in the Creekside area.

    • Take a trip to the top of the Burj Khalifa for panoramic city views.

    • Head to Downtown Dubai for a glamorous shopping experience.

    • Visit the shops, restaurants and beaches of the Jumeirah Beach Residence area.

    • Relax poolside at the JA Ocean View Hotel.

    8 days from £1,560pp

  • Pool, Park Hyatt Dubai, Dubai

    Park Hyatt Dubai break

    • Picturesque situation on the waterfront of Dubai Creek.
    • Tee off at the world-famous Dubai Creek Golf Club, situated just across from the hotel.
    • Four onsite restaurants offer a wide range of cuisine from modern French to traditional Thai.
    • Modern rooms and suites have traditional Moorish influence and fantastic views over the Creek.
    • Soak up the sun at the stunning palm lined swimming pool.

    5 days from £1,630pp

  • Anantara The Palm, Dubai

    Anantara The Palm

    • Home to the UAE's only over water villas with views over the Arabian Gulf.
    • The hotels has an exclusive situation on the 400 m (1,312 ft) of private beach at the Palm Jumeirah.
    • Many of the rooms have direct access to the hotel's three swimming lagoons.
    • International dining at the Crescendo restaurant, with views over the Gulf.
    • Indulge in romantic couples spa treatments, including steam baths, saunas and hammam.

    5 days from £1,980pp

  • Four Seasons Resort Jumeirah Beach, Dubai

    Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach

    • Stunning beachfront location with views over the Dubai skyline.
    • Watch the sunset on the rooftop with a handcrafted cocktail at the Mercury Lounge.
    • Unbeatable beachfront views and delicious Asian inspired seafood at the SEA FU restaurant.
    • Private poolside cabanas at the hotels two luxurious adult-only swimming pools.
    • Two in-house Bentleys available to transport guests to central Dubai just 15 minutes away.

    5 days from £2,120pp

  • Le Royal Meridien, Dubai, Dubai

    Le Royal Meridien

    • Access to the golden sands of the Jumeirah Beach just in front of the hotel.
    • Modern Mexican cuisine from award winning Maya Mexican bar and kitchen by Richard Sandoval.
    • Three stunning swimming pools overlooking the beachfront.
    • Situated just 30 minutes from the heart of Dubai, the resort feels relaxed and unassuming.

    5 days from £2,690pp

  • One & Only The Palm, Dubai

    One&Only The Palm

    • Exclusive and private feel set on the fronds of the Palm Jumeirah.
    • Hire a private pool cabana for the ultimate poolside relaxation.
    • Guests have access to the stretches of private white sand beach that are just in front of the hotel.
    • Dine on the finest French cuisine from Michelin starred chef Yannick Alléno, at STAY.
    • The hotel has a sense of modern luxury with Moorish and Arabic architecture and décor throughout.

    5 days from £4,920pp

  • Outdoor seating area, Dubai

    Luxury Dubai: beach & desert

    • Experience local heritage activities at the Al Maha Desert Resort.

    • Relax in your private Bedouin-style pool villa.

    • Enjoy sundowner cocktails overlooking the rolling sand dunes.

    • Stay at the lavish One&Only The Palm on the Palm Jumeirah peninsula.

    • Indulge in high-quality food at restaurants headed by Michelin-starred chefs.

    8 days from £6,375pp

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