Dubai Holiday Destination
Dubai has become one of the most popular and commonly known destinations in the United Arab Emirates as a holiday destination. Remember also that the other 6 areas within the UAE are becoming increasingly popular with holidaymakers.
It’s popularity with many holidaymakers is due to its location, year-round temperature and excellent value as a shopping destination. Perfect to twin with the Maldives to combine a city stay with excellent nightlife, shopping, good food and of course a few days relaxing in paradise.
It is also a family favourite for the beach hotels in particular in the winter months when the temperature is pleasantly warm. Most 4 and 5-star hotels offer Children’s Kids Clubs with a host of activities on offer for children from 2 years to 17 years of age.
Golfers are also being drawn here as a golf holiday destination with it fabulous choice of golf courses such as the Emirates Golf Club and Dubai Creek. Couples and families with golfers love the option to combine golf, spa and kids clubs to give all the family that relaxing break away from everyday life.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a federation of seven emirates situated in the southeast of the Arabian Peninsula bordering Oman and Saudi Arabia. The UAE consists of seven states, which are Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm al-Quwain, Ras al-Khaimah and Fujairah. Abu Dhabi is the capital and also the second largest city.
Over the years as a country, it has seen a major development in building offering more and more new hotels each year. The Jumeriah beach now is packed with many luxury hotels including; The one and Only Group and the Jumeriah Group hotels as well as the world’s only 6-star hotel, The Burj. As the country develops so have the offerings to the tourists including more beach clubs, fine dining options and amazing attractions such as the Burj Kalifa Tower.
Golf in Dubai Golf Holidays
If you are keen on experiencing different golf courses. In the center you can choose from 3 wonderful courses; The Majlis course at Emirates Golf, The Faldo course at Emirates Golf and The Creek course at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht. There are 7 other courses to consider all offers an excellent standard of golf. Although not cheap the golf experience is something to remember. the cheapest rounds starting from £70 sterling per round of golf.
Weddings in Dubai
It is possible to marry in however there are quite a few rules to consider.
The biggest thing to consider is if the couple are of different nationalities or religions. It is best to apply to the Embassy for a license in the first instance and to receive feedback on whether the marriage is possible. The Dubai Courts oversee procedures and regulations pertaining to marriages and these are being reviewed each year.
Dubai a hot spot for winter sunshine holidays.
Dubai hotels have the most amazing kids clubs on offer free of charge.
Family Holidays in Dubai
They tend to be based in the larger 5-star hotels and offer wonderful things to keep your kids entertained. Some even have their own swimming pool and flat-screen tv to watch whilst floating away on a blow-up lounger.
Dubai was made for entertaining Children with the recently opened water park at the Atlantis hotel on Palm Island and the original Wild Wadi Park
Honeymoons in Dubai
Dubai and the Maldives have been one of the most popular choices of honeymoons for the past few years. With the beach, luxury hotels, excellent shopping and extensive choice of restaurants and types of food, it’s not a surprise. Consider Dubai as a honeymoon destination and visit our Honeymoon seasons guide as for the best time to go.
Dubai Hotel Tax
Local Tourist Tax: A fee will now be charged by the Government of Dubai in relation to all stays in hotel establishments in the Emirate of Dubai. The fee, called the “Tourism Dirham”, will be collected at check-out by the hotel establishment and will be charged per bedroom, per stay as follows; 2-3 star hotels 10 AED (approx £1.65), 4-star hotels 15 AED (approx £2.50) 5-star hotels 10 AED (approx £1.65)
View our video of our conference to get a flavour of what Dubai could offer you and your family. Get in touch with Go Easy Travel today and let us plan your next trip to this wonderful destination.
Capital City – Dubai
Currency – UAE Dirham
Electricity – 220V
Flight time – 7 hours from London
Time Difference – GMT +4 hours
For more information on the history browse the official website for the Tourist Board
Languages Spoken English, Arabic
Currency Dirham (AED)
Visa requirements: Visa requirement for UK passport holders from June 2014. Obtain a 30 day Visa without charge on arrival. Your passport should be valid for a minimum period of 6 months from the date of entry into the UAE