Complete Travel Guide for Winter Vacations in Dubai

Ski Dubai

Spend this winter in Dubai – There’s tons to see and do!  Here’s our Dubai winter travel guide.

Dubai’s winter sun is known for its ability to beat the winter blues and get you all set to enjoy one of the most favorite seasons of the year for most travelers.  And since winter is nearly upon us, Dubai is the best destination to head to this year.

Dubai Hotel

Between its spacious pools, shopping centers, Ski resorts and its futuristic skyline, Dubai is by far the ultimate winter destination.  Pack your bags, book your flight and head to the dynamic city of Dubai!  Whether you’re a first-time visitor or not, here is your Dubai travel guide this Winter for a vacation well-spent.


The Emirate of  Dubai is full of many tourist attractions. Take a day and head to The Lost Chambers Aquarium at Dubai’s Atlantis The Palm resort where you will get to explore the legendary undersea city of Atlantis.

Atlantis Aquarium Dubai

Take to snow at Mall of the Emirates and enjoy a day well-spent at the winter wonderland of Ski Dubai – the world’s third largest indoor ski slope and the first to open in the Middle East – skiing, encountering penguins and riding snow bullet rides.

Ski Dubai

Looking for a family-friendly set of activities, then search no more for Dubai houses the ultimate theme park for families, LEGOLAND which provides over 40 LEGO themed rides, shows, building experiences and attractions. And if you are a nature lover then you will fancy Dubai Miracle Garden where you will get to spend an entire day in the world’s largest natural flower garden. Head to Dubai Miracle Garden and have a peaceful afternoon amidst the magical landscape overflowing with blossoms.


One of the city’s sought-after destinations is The Jumeirah Mosque– the city’s most photographed mosque. This is the only Mosque in Dubai which is open to the public where visitors get the opportunity to learn all about Emirati culture and religion.

Jumeira Mosque Dubai

Another must-see in Dubai is Dubai Museum located at the Al Fahidi Fort. The museum features galleries, mosques, Souks, date farms as well as desert and marine life. A fun-filled day is what you will definitely have when visiting Dubai Museum.

Into coffee?! Then you should never miss out the chance of visiting Dubai Coffee Museum. Wake up and smell the coffee for this place is where you will get the chance to taste the authentic flavor of a cup of coffee.

What was once the former residential quarters of Saeed bin Maktoum Al Maktoum, former ruler of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, Saeed Al Maktoum House is now a historic building that offers a journey back in time where visitors get to see historic photographs, documents, and furnishings.

World-class Shopping

If you are a shopping maniac, then you came to the right place as Dubai is considered the ultimate shopping destination for all visitors from all over the world.

Mall of Emirates is considered one of the luxury malls in the emirate that provides world-class shopping in some of the world’s fashionable brands in addition to dining venues that offers a fine dining experience to the mall’s visitors as well as a multi-screen cinema and Ski centre.

Dubai Gold Shop

And if you are into an authentic shopping experience amidst traditional Middle Eastern style and ambiance, then nothing beats Souk Madinat Jumeirah with its stands, barrows, and stalls with a mix of boutique brands, home accessory stores, souvenir gift shops, luxury fashion and jewelery. The Souk is also the home to over 24 restaurants which menus full of delicacies from around the world.

BurJuman is another world-class shopping destination with a mix of luxury fashion brands. The mall also boosts all lifestyle and entertainment options by adding 14-screen Vox Cinemas.

Where to stay?

If you are an unconventional person who loves to explore all that is new, then skip staying at a fancy hotel as Dubai is full of a plethora of flats to choose from.

With plenty of real estate agencies ready to serve you with the best in the market, every broker has a list of apartments for rent that are dotted all over the emirate.  From Tecom, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Business Bay, Downtown Dubai and Dubai Marina; Dubai’s rentals are all located in key locations in the emirate.

Offering a wide variety of apartments from one, two and three bedroom apartments to studios, penthouses or even villas; Dubai’s apartment buildings offer a fully-integrated lifestyle that suits everybody. That’s not all, as Dubai’s hospitality sector has emerged as the top Mena performer in January 2017 with a wide range of luxury hotels that offer a plethora of shopping and leisure options.

Dubai Skyline at Night

Whether you decided to stay at Burj Al Arab Jumeirah or Palazzo Versace Dubai or Four Seasons Resort Dubai or The St. Regis Dubai or The Palace Downtown Dubai; you are bound to enjoy a memorable vacation and get the ultimate Dubai experience.

Image Source:  #1, #2, #6 Pixabay, #3 Wikimedia Commons by Steven Byles,Singapore, #4 Wikipedia Commons by Vicharam, #5 Wikimedia Commons by Theodore Scott




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