Tips & Tricks
Dubai World Cup (Meydan Race Course, Al Meydan Road, Nad Al Sheba, Dubai) – with horses being popular with Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum and throughout the Gulf region (as part of that area’s heritage), horse races are as serious as endeavor here, as hockey is in Canada, and baseball is in America. Held […]
Dubai Aquarium (Dubai Mall — Burj Khalifa complex, Financial Center Road, Dubai) — The world’s largest aquarium window brings you face-to-face with enormous Sand Tiger Sharks, graceful Stingrays, giant Groupers and shimming shoals of pelagic fish.
Emirates Golf Club (Emirates Hills – off Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai) — Emirates Golf Club, host of the European Tour sanctioned “Omega Dubai Desert Classic” and Omega Dubai Ladies Masters, was the first all grass championship golf course in the Middle East when it opened in 1988. Famed American golfer Tiger Woods won that event […]
Ski Dubai (Mall of the Emirates – off of Sheikh Zayed Road at the 4th interchange towards Al Barsha, Dubai) — opened in 2005, Ski Dubai is the first indoor ski resort in the Middle East (a 22,500 square meter facility) and offers an amazing snow setting to enjoy skiing, snowboarding and tobogganing, or just […]
Wild Wadi Water Park (Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Road, Dubai) — When it comes to excitement, you just can’t get enough at Wild Wadi! For one adrenalin rush after another, try the 80 kms/hr downhill hurtle on the 33 metre high Jumeirah Sceirah; the 1.5 metre high waves at Breakers Bay; the 170 metre […]
Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship (Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium, 31A Street, Garhoud, near Dubai International Airport, Dubai) – this is a world class tennis tournament that takes places in this arena every February, and regularly attracts the top names in the tennis world, such as Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Juan Martin del […]