The UAE is a collection of individual emirates located in the Persian Gulf that is collectively considered a country. The two most famous are Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Dubai has become an international hub for tourism, business and travel; BlueBay is delighted to operate two luxury hotels in the city. There is no city on the planet like Dubai, it’s a meeting point of cultures and tradition like no other.
What to do in Dubai
The warm waters of the Persian Gulf, the out of this world shopping facilities and exquisite restaurants make holidays in Dubai truly unforgettable. Spend your days relaxing on Jumeirah beach, enjoying the cool waters and then watch the sun set over the sea from the observation deck of the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest man-made structure. In the evening, take in the sights and smells of the souks and marketplaces.
Where to Stay in Dubai
The most popular places to stay in Dubai are near the beaches and in the main downtown area of Deira. BlueBay operates two hotels in the city: the Hotel BlueBay Black Stone is located in Deira and is the perfect base to enjoy the souks, the restaurants and the sights of the city. The Hotel Armada BlueBay is situated in one of the majestic Armada Towers, near the Jumeirah Lake. This complex is only a 5 minute walk from the beach, perfect for those looking to soak up the sun on their holiday in Dubai.
When to Visit Dubai
Dubai weather is good. It’s generally hot all year round and there’s little chance of rain. The best way to describe the Dubai climate is ‘hot’ and ‘hotter’. The peak season to visit Dubai is October to April when temperatures tend to hover in the high 20s. The months of May to September are blisteringly hot and it’s not uncommon for the mercury to go past the 40C mark. It is of course generally much cheaper during these months however.
Dubai is home to the world’s tallest man-made structure, the Burj Khalifa. It tops out at 830m.
Roughly 50% of the permanent residents of Dubai are from India
Ski Dubai is the world’s largest indoor snow park at 3000 square metres.
Dubai International Airport handles more international passenger traffic than any other.
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