Heading to Dubai and not sure where to start…don’t worry we’ve done all of the planning for you…
As the list on our notes app becomes a Wikipedia of the hottest spots in Dubai, we have filtered out exactly what you need to know; from where to stay, where to party and where to go for ultimate relaxation bliss.
WHERE TO STAY
FOR THE FAMILY: ATLANTIS DUBAI
Embark on a family-friendly adventure at the iconic Atlantis Dubai, nestled on The Palm Jumeirah. With attractions like Wavehouse, the Water Park, and The Lost Chambers Aquarium, Atlantis Dubai promises a world of amazement for both young and old.
FOR THE LUXURY SEEKER: THE ROYAL ATLANTIS
Indulge in the epitome of opulence at The Royal Atlantis, one of Dubai’s newest and most luxurious hotels, positioned on the crescent of The Palm Jumeirah. Boasting exquisite amenities, including Nobu Beach Club, a Michelin-starred restaurant, and mesmerizing views of Dubai, The Royal Atlantis offers nothing short of a 5-star experience.
FOR THE PARTY ENTHUSIAST: RIXOS, JBR
If you’re in the mood for a lively and stylish urban hotspot, look no further than Rixos in Jumeirah Beach Residence. Nestled in the heart of Dubai, this vibrant venue hosts the renowned STK, a glam party spot that ensures the party is just an elevator ride away.
FOR THE SEEKER OR SERENITY: NH HOTEL, PALM WEST BEACH
For those craving a more relaxed vibe, NH Hotel along Palm West Beach is the ideal retreat. This elegant hotel offers a tranquil setting along the coastline, with its very own Miami-inspired Beach Club, The 305, providing the perfect escape for those looking to unwind.
WHAT TO DO
DINNER BY THE BURJ
Arguably the best brunch view in the world. Add a sprinkle of elegance to your weekend and take a front-row seat to the famous Dubai Fountain show and Iconic Burj Khalifa.
🗓 Every Saturday
📍 Karma Kafe, Downtown
🕘 1pm – 4pm
🥂 Three sharing courses and unlimited drinks
💰 From AED 335
Embark on a desert adventure in Dubai, where the golden sands promise exhilarating quad biking and leisurely camel rides. Feel the adrenaline surge as you ride the dunes on a powerful quad bike, and embrace the timeless charm of the desert. As the sun sets, savor the magic of the desert with an authentic feast under the starlit sky, indulging in exquisite Middle Eastern cuisine that captures the essence of this magical experience.
Globally nobody does dinner parties like STK, and their world-famous brunch is no different. Enjoy your pick from their amazing steak menu before the party starts, leaving you dancing on the tables.
🗓 Every Friday
📍 STK, Rixos JBR
🕘 8pm – 11pm
🥂 Three courses and bottomless drinks
💰 From AED 345
BARBIE BEACH DAY
A pastel pink dream, the beachside bar, restaurant and beach club is located in The Club at West Palm Beach, with picturesque Marina Skyline views, white sand beach and bustling atmosphere.
🗓 All day everyday
📍 The 305, West Beach
🕘 9am – 12am
💰 From AED 100
Imagine riding the waves of the Arabian Gulf with the iconic Dubai skyline in the background. Whether you’re a newbie or a pro, there’s plenty of space to rev up and have a good time. Cruise along Jumeirah Beach or explore Dubai Marina for a mix of city vibes and beach fun. The sunny weather and clear skies make it even better. So, if you’re into water adventures and want a taste of the good life, jet skiing in Dubai is a must-try for some serious fun in the sun!
THE PALM JUMEIRAH
Situated on the white sands of Palm Jumeirah, overlooking the glittering waters of the Arabian Gulf, Ula is a step away from it all.
The award-winning beach restaurant and bar welcome a transformational, immersive social experience, with warm, Mediterranean-meets-Tulum interiors offering a seamless indoor-outdoor design
ATLANTIS, THE PALM
Take a trip to the Iconoc Atlantis, on The Palm Jumeirah. A one-stop destination for the whole family where there is something for everyone and making dining more fun than ever. Whether you’re striking it lucky on the bowling alley, hitting high scores on the arcades or ripping it up on the Surf’s Up wave rider, kick back on the terrace with a burger and shake and let the good times roll at Dubai’s home of fun, food and family entertainment.
With a stunning panoramic terrace overlooking the marina, Asia Asia Dubai Marina is the most awarded Pan Asian restaurant, bar and lounge in the region. The immersive and sophisticated interiors, inspired by the Silk Road acompany the taste of the ancient Spice Route.