It’s simply astonishing what a judicious blend of vision, passion and science can achieve. Who would have imagined that a place in the desert blessed only with a surfeit of sand and sun would grow to become one of the foremost cities of the modern world, attracting statesmen, artists, thinkers and pleasure seekers from across the world. For such is the story of Dubai. From a barren place, known only for its pearling and fishing, to a world class city which hosts the world’s richest horse races, is home to the most spectacular malls, boasts a state-of-the-art water theme park, golf courses and ski slopes, and also the world’s most extravagant hotels. The world’s most extravagant shopping festival, Dubai Shopping Festival attracts millions of happy shoppers each year. And despite the cultural regulations that are only to be expected in an Islamic country, there is still plenty of room for some first-rate entertainment. The City of Gold is the dream playground for those whose wallets are full, and hearts light.
With its gracious hospitality, stately architecture, and a serene spot on the bank of a lake, The Palace takes you back in time for a taste of ancient Arabia.
This lakeside resort is in Downtown Burj Dubai, overlooking the world’s tallest tower. It is close to the Dubai Airport, Dubai World Trade Centre, The Dubai Mall and The Souk Al Bahar.
The Palace hosts three international restaurants, a luxury spa with six private treatment suites, a large pool, a fitness centre, stunning meetings and events facilities and a comprehensive business centre.
The hotel offers 242 guest rooms, including 81 suites, all of which feature balconies with either Burj Dubai Lake or Old Town views. The interiors of each room follow a rich Middle Eastern theme. The Club Rooms, Palace, Royal and Imperial Suites offer an exclusive 24-hour personal butler service, complimentary airport transfers, access to the executive lounge and 24 Hour Check-in / Check-out facilities.
This magnificent hotel is the jewel in the crown that is the man-made island off the coast of Dubai. Inspired by the marine world, this hotel is the last word in luxury.
Set on the Palm Jumeirah, the hotel lies at a distance of 35 km from the Dubai International Airport, and is connected to the mainland by a six-lane tunnel. Alternatively, guests can reach the hotel via the Palm Monorail, connected to the main section of the Palm Jumeirah islands. Dubai City is a 25-minute drive away from the resort, while the Emirates Mall can be reached in only 15 minutes.
The resort has its own beach, along with a line-up of water-themed recreational activities which gives this destination its unique identity. Here, guests may explore a range of exclusive boutiques, And several recreational activities, including local excursions.
Each of the 1,373 spacious guest rooms and 166 suites has been designed with subtle oceanic and Arabic influences, with spectacular views of the azure Arabian Gulf or the Palm Jumeirah. The Lost Chambers Suites are set below the ocean, floor-to-ceiling windows offering a spectacular view into the Ambassador Lagoon with a variety of exotic marine life gracefully gliding by.
A tranquil setting on a private beach with beautiful views over the Arabian Gulf. And a world of luxury. The Westin offers everything the luxury traveller needs for a memorable vacation.
Set on the Dubai shoreline, The Westin Dubai is just 20 minutes from the cosmopolitan city centre and the modern attractions of the gold souks. Nearby is the Mall of the Emirates, with its plethora of swish boutiques and outlets.
The resort includes ten food and beverage venues and extensive conference and banqueting facilities, including an outdoor amphitheatre. The indulgent spa and gym provide total relaxation and rejuvenation.
There are 294 spacious guest rooms and suites featuring comfortable beds, luxurious bath amenities and LCD TVs. These have been decorated with a mix of contemporary and classical influence featuring high ceilings and oversized grand mirrors.
Set on the prestigious Jumeirah beach, Le Méridien is where guests will find the largest private beach in the city, with a host of water sports. Perfect for the holiday that’s all about fun.
Overlooking the Arabian Sea, this five-star resort stands opposite the Emirates Golf Club and Montgomery Golf Course, and is just 35 minutes away from Dubai International Airport.
The hotel features meeting facilities and banqueting rooms, including excellent outdoor facilities for up to 5,000 guests; eight restaurants and bars; five outdoor pools, and access to a range of activities such as water skiing, kayaking, and windsurfing. The hotel's Penguin Club provides activities and services for children.
Guests may choose from 154 Deluxe rooms, available with Sea and Land view options, including two rooms accessible to people with disabilities. There are also Royal Club rooms, Royal Club Superior rooms, and three Royal Club Executive rooms, with escalating levels of luxury and services. Two Deluxe Suites offer a large bedroom with a separate lounge and dining room and a superb view of Jumeirah beach and the Arabian Gulf. For unparalleled luxury, the two Royal Suites provide breathtaking views of the sea as well as a large bedroom with separate lounge and adjacent rooftop terrace.
Thirty seven acres of landscaped gardens by the banks of the creek provide a suitably impressive setting for this sleek hotel.
Six miles from the heart of Dubai, five miles from Dubai International Airport by the edge of the Dubai creek is where you will find the Grand Hyatt. The main shopping areas are six miles away, and Jumeirah Beach is double that distance from here.
Within the hotel, there is a health centre & spa, a shopping arcade, swimming pool, tennis courts and sightseeing tours. The Grand Hyatt also offers its guests a choice f 14 restaurants and lounge bars serving everything from sushi to Italian.
Guests may choose from Grand King, Grand Twin, Creekside King, Creekside Twin, Club Twin, Club King, Club Creekside King, Club Creekside Twin, Grand Deluxe King, Grand Suite King, Emiri Suite King, Prince Suite King and Royal Suite King. Each room comes with a host of amenities. The 39-square-metre Grand King room, for instance, offers contemporary décor, a plush king-size bed, generous work area with high-speed Internet access, stylish Italian marble bath with separate tub and shower, twin basins and a bidet.
No matter where in this vast country you venture, you will be struck by one unfailing quality of the Turkish people - their genuine warmth and inbred spirit of generosity. It is an inherent part of their heritage, finding its roots in their early nomadic lifestyle in central Asia. Whether you seek dir ections or a favour, most folk are only too willing to help, since the general attitude of everybody here is that visitors are guests sent by God.
Family is very important to the Turkish people, with the elderly revered and deferred to. The most common social practice at a Turkish home is the offering and serving of coffee to visitors. Turkish coffee is quite different from any other kind of coffee, and involves an elaborate brewing process, which differs from one home to another. It is customary for the daughter of the house to prepare the thick, sweet brew, topped with a layer of rich foam. In your travels, count yourself fortunate if you are hosted at a Turkish home; as it offers you a remarkable insight into the traditional way of life.
Blessed with an enviable setting on the pristine white sands of Jumeirah beach, the Sheraton combines excellent service with a world of luxurious amenities.
Set on the far end of the Jumeirah beach strip, the hotel is perfect for both business travellers as well as vacationers. The Sheraton is a 40-minute drive away from Dubai Airport and is close to Dubai’s Internet City and Media City, Jebel Ali Free-Zone, Championship Golf Courses, and two shopping malls.
Here, guests will find everything from restaurants and bars to a water sports centre and a children’s centre. The spa, Aqua Senses, offers luxurious treatments using pure, natural ingredients.
The Sheraton offers Standard Rooms and Sea View rooms. Some rooms overlook the Gulf and Palm Island, while some overlook the Jumeirah Beach Residence.
In the Sheraton, with its unrivalled view over the serene Dubai creek, it’s easy to spend hours watching life drift past. Of course, the marvellous facilities here do vie for guests’ attention.
Overlooking the Dubai creek, this hotel is a quick walk away from the city’s main commercial and shopping districts, and seven km from the International Airport.
The hotel’s cuisine comes highly commended, with authentic Japanese, Indian, international, and Italian restaurants. There is also an outdoor pool and a fully equipped gym.
There are 262 spacious guest rooms and suites, each offering five-star comforts. Rooms on the Tower floors come with 24-hour personalised butler service and exclusive benefits. Panoramic windows offer uninterrupted views of the Dubai Creek and city. Refreshing colour schemes and a host of amenities make your stay more comfortable. For the height of luxury, guests may choose to stay at the Habari and Rasha Presidential Suites or the Abjar Royal Suite.
02 nights accommodation at Emirates Towers with breakfast
01 night accommodation at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray or Madinat Jumeirah with breakfast
01 lunch or dinner at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray or Madinat Jumeirah
Complimentary unlimited access to Wild Wadi Waterpark
Return airport transfers on private basis
Inter Hotel transfer via complimentary shuttle
Complimentary Marhaba Diamond Service on arrival
Complimentary Marhaba Lounge facility during departure
Complimentary child’s accommodation including meals at Jumeirah
Zabeel Saray or Madinat Jumeirah
Unlimited Internet Access
Sinbad’s Kids Club for children
Complimentary private beach access
Complimentary shuttle to nearest mall
Complimentary “Abra tour” for in house guests @ Madinat Jumeirah
Choice of cuisine for lunch or dinner in any of their 28 participating restaurants in Dubai
25% discount on Spa
Upgrade to a higher category of room upon check-in
Spend four action packed days in the city of a thousand malls. Savour a traditional feast in the desert. Shop till your credit cards overheat. Take a cruise in a dhow. You may never want to leave.Dubai 3 nights
Arrive in Dubai, where our local representative will escort you to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day acquainting yourself with the area around your hotel.
After a leisurely breakfast at the hotel, set off on a tour of the city. Stop to take a photograph at the Burj al Arab and wander through Jumeirah and Al Bastakiya, heading towards the museum in Al Fahidi fort. Cross the waterways in an abra (water taxi). In the evening, you may choose to go on a desert safari, where you can drive over the dunes, take a camel ride, have henna designs traced on your palms, try on traditional Arabic outfits and admire the grace of the belly dancers. The entertainment is accompanied by flavoured sheeshas and a sumptuous barbeque dinner.
After you’ve done justice to the buffet breakfast at your hotel, the day is free for you to shop at any of the malls in the city. In the evening, take a dhow dinner cruise on the Dubai creek. As you glide softly along the waterfront, pause to admire the imposing architecture of Sheikh Saeed’s house and the Heritage village.
After breakfast at the hotel, you might have time for a little last minute shopping before you check out of your hotel and head to the airport to board your flight home.
Explore the most cosmopolitan desert city on the planet. Go on a desert safari, spend a day shopping, take a relaxed dhow cruise, and spend a day at a theme park. It’s all the action of Dubai, in one week.Dubai 6 nights
Arrive in Dubai, where our local representative will meet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day shopping or exploring the area around your hotel.
After a buffet breakfast at the hotel, set off on a half-day tour of the city, beginning with a photo-halt at the Burj al Arab. Continue to Jumeirah with its famous mosque, and Al Bastakiya’s museum in the Al Fahidi Fort. You will also take a water taxi across the waterways. In the evening, take an exciting Desert Safari tour. This includes a safari in a Four Wheel Drive over undulating desert dunes. Watch a belly dance performance while you sample the exotic barbeque dinner. Later, return to your hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, set off to Fujairah for a full day tour.
After a leisurely buffet breakfast, you may choose to visit either Wild Wadi or Ski Dubai, both of which offer several hours of high-tech exhilaration. Your evening is spent at the Jumana Light Show, an exciting open air show.
Once you’ve completed a substantial breakfast, take a full day tour to Hatta Heritage Village.
Savour a delicious breakfast, after which the day is yours to explore the city. Wander around the souks and glitzy malls, and dine at any of Dubai’s world class restaurants. In the evening, you will take a refreshing Dhow cruise, complete with a traditional Arabic dinner, for a completely bewitching alternative view of the city. Admire the grand architecture of Dubai as you pass by Sheikh Saeed’s house, the birthplace of Sheikh Rashid and the Heritage village.
After breakfast, set off to Dubai airport to board your flight home.