5 Must See Spots for Your Next Dubai Business Trip

Dubai is a beautiful city located in the United Arab Emirates. It is the most populated city in the area and second in size only to Abu Dhabi, the capital of the Untied Arab Emirates. If you are preparing for a convention or business trip to the area, then there are plenty of things to do after sessions and during breaks on your trip. Be sure to book your hotel in Dubai ahead of time to ensure you have easy access to the locations you want to see.

There are many places in Dubai you won’t want to miss if you have even a few extra minutes of downtime. Here are several must-see spots in Dubai that you simply have to check out on your next trip.

5 Places to visit on your Dubai Business Trip

Downtown Dubai

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You simply cannot stop in the city without taking the opportunity to visit the heart of downtown Dubai. Reserve your room in the spectacular Armani Hotel Dubai, located inside the Burj Khalifa. The Armani offers top-notch service and a beautiful view of the city. The Burj Khalifa is the world’s tallest building, measuring a whopping 828 meters (or over 2716 feet) high. Book a VIP trip to the top and spend an evening looking at the impressive starlit city view.

Downtown is also near some really great shopping malls. The Dubai Mall forms the entrance to the Burj Khalifa. The Souk Al Bahar is also located near the downtown area, presenting an Arabic-style shopping mall that provides a unique experience you won’t want to miss. This shopping center offers beautiful views and small trinkets for perfect souvenirs of your trip.

Burj Park is also located in this central area and is another spot you should make a priority on your trip. The park is crowded during the day and quiet after dark. Beautiful greenery and water features offer a relaxing and beautiful location, adjacent to the Burj Khalifa tower. The grounds serve specific landscaping purposes for the hotel, the offices, and the outdoor dining backdrop for the restaurants. Enjoy the custom site furnishings and the functional island during the day or the impressive lighting after dark.

Jumeirah Beach

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Dubai is too close to the beach to miss out on the sun and relaxing ocean views. The early morning and late evening are perfect for the calm oceanfront views along the Jumeirah Beach. Plan your stay at the Moevenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach, where you have close access to the beach, the City Mall, and Zabeel Park.

Or, if you want to stay right on the beach, book your stay in one of the 202 duplex bedroom suites in the incredibly luxurious Burj Al Arab. The hotel offers a collection of eight amazing restaurants and bars. This hotel might cost a pretty penny, but if you are looking for luxurious pampering in Dubai, then there may be no better place in the world.

Ras al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary

Bird lovers will appreciate the variety of bird species protected in the Ras al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary. The location provides free scopes and binoculars to allow you to get a view of the Dubai wildlife. Did you realize flamingos spend their winters in Dubai? Though this is not a zoo with animals caged for your viewing, the platforms have been carefully selected to help you spot the wildlife in the area. Many visitors found the platforms and free scopes made the visit well worth their while.

The Dubai Creek

The large body of water, running from the ocean right into Dubai, provides a place for water sports and beautiful walks. There are also Seaplane Adventures that take off and land directly on the Dubai Creek, which offer high-flying tours with unbeatable views. Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers offers 5-star accommodations for visitors who want to be located right on the Dubai Creek waterfront. The hotel offers a variety of different restaurants, including an English pub, Japanese restaurant, Indian food, or Italian dining with beautiful views of the skyline. A lobby Café offers food 24 hours a day, so you will be well fed no matter when your meetings or city adventures begin and end. Enjoy panoramic windows in any one of the 268 rooms featuring views of the Creek or cityscape.

Miracle Garden

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Transforming a huge desert landscape into the world’s largest flower garden, the Dubai Miracle Garden is a stunningly beautiful sightseeing stop. The impressive garden offers a wide variety of flowers that are arranged in different shapes and formations throughout the year. The staff maintains the flowers year-round, keeping them bright and thriving. It is like seeing an oasis in a desert because that’s exactly what it is.

Enjoy your business trip and take the opportunity to make the most of your amazing location. You won’t want to miss out on the chance to see some beautiful parts of nature and experience the unique culture in Dubai. Enjoy the beautiful warm weather and sun of the city, because all work and no play will leave you feeling very dull indeed.

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About Marina Villatoro

Marina Kuperman Villatoro CEO of TravelExperta.com, a travel resource site to inspire families to travel with kids of all ages. Marina has been an expat 20+ years in Central America raising 2 boys in a multicultural, trilingual household. She travels all over the world with her family to give first hand experiences of where to eat, stay and play with kids. Needless to say, it’s never boring! Join Marina on Facebook and Twitter for more unique and boutique family travel!

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