Top Reasons that Make Dubai a Great Place to Revive Your Spirits

Reasons that Make Dubai a Great Place

If you feel toppled by your daily grind, the best way to revive your body, mind and spirits is to go on a holiday. But if you don’t know where to head for your restorative break, Dubai is one of the top choices. This Arabian city in the UAE is forever a hip, young destination, with almost 330 sunny days in a day. Add to these an array of cool theme parks, vast shopping options and extraordinary accommodation choices. 

Whether you want to fuel your adventure side or simply looking for a calm retreat, Dubai is certainly everyone’s cup of tea. Moreover, it is one of the few destinations in the world which continues to be as eclectic and exciting as it used to before the onset of pandemic, even with all stringent safety precautions in place. 

If you haven’t been to Dubai, consider and contemplate over the following reasons which make it a great place to replenish your body and soul. 

1. Best Accommodations 

No matter you are gearing up for a romantic retreat or an adventurous escape, Dubai has the best of accommodations to make it extra special. You can opt to stay in the world’s most luxurious resorts at Burj Al Arab or consider a relaxed stay amidst the enigmatic settings of Atlantis, The Palm Resort. But, if you don’t want to stretch your wallet, there are some decent mid-range as well as cheaper hotels, apartments etc available across the city. 

2. Extraordinary Viewpoints 

There is no better way to lift your spirits than with fantastic views. Luckily, Dubai has some of the best viewpoints including the world’s highest observation deck on Burj Khalifa’s 148th level. For those who are not aware, Burj Khalifa is the world’s largest building – it is also home to another observation deck on its 124th level. Needless to say, both these observation decks treat you with the most panoramic views of city skyline, desert and ocean.

Another must-experience vantage point is the one within the 52nd level of Palm Tower. Known as the View at the Palm Jumeirah, this latest Dubai attraction promises you a full 360 degree display of the iconic palm-tree shaped Palm Jumeirah Island and its vibrant surroundings. The views are so striking that it is definite to perk you up. 

3. Out of the World Shopping Choices

If you find retail therapy as a way to relieve your stress and tensions, Dubai has fabulous shopping options by truckload. You can browse its traditional souks / Arabian bazaars for bargain shopping or step into the region’s colossal malls with hundreds of incredible outlets and stores under their roofs. However, majority of shopping malls in Dubai are not just created for a shopping spree as they are mostly an all-inclusive facility with the finest in leisure and entertainment choices. 

Take for instance, The Dubai Mall; it is one of the world’s biggest shopping malls where you can literally spend your whole vacation, thanks to its attractions such as Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, KidZania Dubai, Dubai Ice Rink, Ekart Zabeel, and VR Park Dubai. Interestingly, these are apart from over 1200 outlets and more than 200 dining choices.

4. World-Class Theme Parks 

Dubai is justly dubbed as the theme park capital of the Middle East. It, therefore, doesn’t matter if you are here to enthrall your kids or your inner kid.  Visit the world’s largest indoor theme park at IMG Worlds of Adventure or make your way to Hub Zero for an astonishing game-centered theme park fun. 

World-Class Theme Parks

For an exotic experience, don’t miss the snow and winter themed Ski Dubai; yes, this is where you can enjoy skiing, snowboarding, or simply throw snow in a magical, winter-like setting (surprisingly even when the outside temperature is above 50 degree Celsius.) 

Want to heighten your theme park fun and thrill? Head to Dubai Parks and Resorts with four exciting theme parks: Motiongate Dubai, Bollywood Parks Dubai, LEGOLAND Dubai, and LEGOLAND Water Park. 

5. World-Class Events & Seasonal Attractions 

Dubai is a land of marvelous events and festivals. From the legendary one-month long Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) to New Year’s Eve and Christmas celebrations to the much-awaited Dubai EXPO 2020, all of them come with you a bag full of exuberant experiences that are definite to revive your soul. That’s not all, you will also get to see some of the region’s top seasonal attractions, particularly Dubai Garden Glow, Global Village, and Dubai Miracle Garden which is the world’s largest natural garden.

Dubai EXPO

6. Adventure Activities like No Other 

Want to fortify your body and spirits against the exhaustive blues of your routine work cycle? Dubai offers more innovative ways to tap into your desire to try new adventures and further conquer your fear. Experience the exhilarating ever freefall as you jump from an altitude of over 12,000 feet on a sky diving session. You can further try XDubai Slingshot which is the world’s fastest human slingshot, and XLine Dubai – the world’s fastest and longest urban zipline. 

7. Fantastic Cruise Options 

This is especially great for those who wish to delight in the thrill of sightseeing while relaxing their body and soul in the most exquisite of surroundings. Along with treating you to the magnificent views, a cruise down Dubai’s gleaming waters are definite to brighten yourself up. Dependent on your preferences, you can set out on a laid-back dhow cruise (along Dubai Creek or Dubai Marina) which is mostly inclusive of buffet dining and traditional live shows (like Tanura) or a more exciting high-speed RIB cruise by way of Yellow Boat Cruise. 

8. Desert Safari 

Desert Safari

Want to treat yourself to a retreat away from Dubai’s urban glam and sparkle? Head out to the region’s pristine desert landscape which is less than an hour’s drive away from the city centre. You can drive your own to approach the desert sands, but the most hassle-free way to reach here is via a guided Dubai desert safari. With its fusion of adventure activities (like 4X4 dune bash), cultural experiences (such as camel ride, henna tattooing, falconry etc), dining and traditional entertainment, you can be rest assured that it will reconnect you to the nature while seemingly eliminating your stress. 

9. Next Level Relaxation and Wellness Programs 

If the main purpose of your Dubai holiday is to relax and recharge, Dubai’s spas and wellness centers offer a plethora of all-inclusive packages that are sure to enhance both your physical and mental wellbeing. From stress reduction massages and detox and cleanse treatments to fitness nutrition and special wellness programs designed for your skincare, all you have to do is to make the appropriate selection in order to get yourself back on track. 

10. Cool Water Sports 

For aqua sport enthusiasts, Dubai’s waters are a true haven. Sign up for a thrilling jet skiing session or amp up the water fun with a banana boat ride, parasailing, or donut ride. Moreover, you can heighten your water thrill levels by trying your hands in water activities such as flyboarding, wakeboarding etc. So simply choose your favorite pursuit and get ready to let yourself loose in its exuberant waters! 


Dubai is packed with so much to see, do and experience that it is certain to entice and entertain all age groups and unique preferences. So, whether you are traveling solo or joined by your family and little ones, we hope that this post will give you some inspiration to embark on your perfect, unforgettable Dubai vacation. 


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