50 Things to Do in Dubai in 2021
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- April
2021
Posted By : Anee
50 Things to Do in Dubai in 2021

Dubai is one of the most popular countries for tourism as it attracts all the people around the globe. The country is hot and was a desert when it started but it developed itself economically and made advancements in science, technology, art and architecture to such a level that everyone wants to visit Dubai once in their lifetime. Here are 50 activities that you can do if you go to Dubai.

Visit Burj Khalifa

Visit Burj Khalifa

It would be an ultimate fantasy of anyone who longed to go to Dubai to visit Burj Khalifa- the tallest building in the world and see by reaching the last floor that how the world looks if you climb up the tallest building. You can visit it with family and even if you are alone.

Location: 1 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd – Downtown Dubai – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: Open 24 Hours
Nearest Metro Station: Business Bay Metro Station – 25 min walk
Activity For: Open for everyone – family, couples, adults, kids, infants.

Shop at AL SEEF

Shop at AL SEEF

Al SEEF is a market by the waterfront that is rooted in culture and traditions. You can go there with your family and even if you are alone on some work trip and want to buy gifts for your friends and family. It is the best place for shopping, sightseeing and for trying street food. 

Location: Al seef village, Dubai Creek, UAE
Timings: Sun-Wed: 10 am-10pm , Thurs-Sat: 10am-12pm
Nearest metro station: Burjuman, Union, Sharaf DG
Activity for: Everyone

Buy a Drink at Arabic Starbucks

Buy a Drink at Arabic Starbucks

Who doesn’t love Starbucks? And what if I tell you that you can spot one in Arabia too? Just go in and order your favorite drink to help you keep hydrated in the scorching Arabian heat.

Location: Sheikh Zayed Road Ground Floor – Dubai Marina Mall, Dubai United Arab Emirates
Timings: 8 am – 1 am
Nearest Metro Station: Dubai mall metro station and Emirates tower metro station
Activity for: Everyone

Visit Dubai Mall

Buy a Drink at Arabic Starbucks

Visiting Dubai mall is free of cost and it’s the biggest mall in the country with over 150+ brands and the largest Nike and Apple stores can be spotted there. But it would not be a place which you can easily afford so you must have a lot of cash to shop there. So, we can say it comes under luxurious activities.

Location: Financial Center Street, Along Sheikh Zayed Road, Next to Burj Khalifa – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: 10 am- 12 am
Nearest Metro Station: Dubai Mall Metro Station
Activity for: Everyone

Pay a Visit to the Global Village

Pay a Visit to the Global Village

Global village is a place that gives you a tour of about 90 countries and their cultures while staying at Dubai. It is a place that has stalls and food from around the globe and people can enjoy the diversity of cultures at this place. 

Location: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road E 311 road (UAE) Dubai
Timings: Sat- Wed: 4 pm – 12 am , Thurs-Fri : 4 pm – 1 am
Nearest Metro Station: Financial Centre Metro Station
Activity for: Everyone

Stay at Jumeirah Beach Residence

Stay at Jumeirah Beach Residence

As the name suggests Jumeirah Beach residence is a place that offers a beach with a resort by its side where you can enjoy the beach from the place you live. So, it offers you and your family a residence near the beach that would make you never leave the place and go out due to the beautiful view.

Location: Dubai marina against Persian Gulf, UAE Dubai
Timings: 7:30 am – 10 pm
Nearest Metro Station: Dubai Marina metro station
Activity for: Everyone

GO to Madinat Jumeirah Mall

GO to Madinat Jumeirah Mall

Madinat Jumeirah mall is a perfect blend of modern and Emirati culture. If you love to have dinner with your family at an open-air restaurant or if you want to have time with yourself in the open-air then this is the best place for you.

Location: King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud St – Al Sufouh 1 – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: 10 am – 11 pm
Nearest Metro Station: Mall of Emirates metro station
Activity for: Everyone

Rent a Yacht at Dubai Marina

Rent a Yacht at Dubai Marina

Dubai marina is a perfect place if you love to ride in a boat or a yacht. The yacht comes under luxury expenses so I would say that have a yatch ride with your partner at Dubai marina at night time and that would be a perfect night out.

Location: Office, Address، Yacht Club – Dubai Marina – 32923 – United Arab Emirates
Timings: Open 24 Hours
Nearest Metro Station: DMCC metro station 1
Activity for: Adults

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Have Your Dreams Come True at Atlantis the Palm 

Have Your Dreams Come True at Atlantis the Palm

Atlantis the palm is a dream come true for the people who love to have adventures. Dubai is the right destination for you as this place offers helicopter rides, scuba diving, you can have dolphin encounters and even try risky and thrilling rides such as leap of faith.

Location: Crescent Rd – The Palm Jumeirah – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: Open 24 Hours
Nearest Metro Station: Al Khail Metro Station
Activity for: Everyone

Roam Around in the Miracle Garden

Roam Around in the Miracle Garden

The miracle garden is a heaven at earth with 150 million different flowers planted in it. It is a splash of flowers with a diversity of colors and frankly it could be the best place to take pictures.

Location: Al Barsha South 3 – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: 9 am – 9 pm
Nearest Metro Station: Mall of Emirates Metro Station
Activity for: Everyone 

Take Your Kids to Dubai Creek Park

Dubai Creek Park

Dubai offers fun for everyone and kids are no exception as there are parks where they can have rides that they always wanted to take and creek park is the best one among all. 

Location: Umm Hurair 2 – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: 8 am – 11 pm
Nearest Metro Station: Dubai Healthcare City Metro Station
Activity for: Kids

Be Mesmerized at AL Serkal Avenue

AL Serkal Avenue

It is the trendiest art hub in Dubai. If you are a person who admires art and wants to see the coolest place in Dubai then that is the stop for you my friend. The place is a home to many art galleries and even has an independent cinema to enjoy personal time. 

Location: 17th St – Al Quoz – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: 10 am – 7 pm
Nearest Metro Station: Noor Bank station
Activity for: Everyone

BURJ AL ARAB

BURJ AL ARAB

Burj Al Arab is a symbol of exclusivity standing tall in Dubai as it is a perfect work of art. The building stands on a beach as the tourists can enjoy the sunset as well as see the beauty of the building at the same time.

Location: Umm Suqeim 3 – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: Open 24 hours
Nearest Metro Station: Mall of the Emirates metro station
Activity for: Everyone 

Visit Dubai Frame

Visit Dubai Frame

Dubai frame is also a landmark that is a 150 m high glass bridge and it is completely see through at the bottom. It is a building filled with fun activities like playing virtual games so you can visit with family and friends and have a fun time there.

Location: Zabeel Park Jogging Track – Za’abeelAl Kifaf – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: 9 am – 9 pm
Nearest Metro Station: Al Jafiliya metro station
Activity for: Everyone

Take Your Kids to Dubai Parks and Resorts

Dubai Parks and Resorts

Dubai parks and resorts is the largest theme park destination in the Middle East as it offers all kinds of rides and swings that youngsters and teenagers would love. Plus it has many food stalls and eateries where you can eat and have fun at the rides simultaneously.

Location: Sheikh Zayed Rd – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: 11 am – 9 pm
Nearest Metro Station: Ibn Battuta Metro station
Activity for: Kids

Dubai Museum

Dubai Museum

You can visit Dubai museum to have a deep understanding of the history and culture of Dubai. It is for the people who love to have knowledge about history and admire art. 

Location: Al Fahidi Fort – Al Fahidi – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: Sat-Thurs: 8:30 am – 8:30 pm , Fri: 2:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Nearest Metro Station: Al Fahidi Metro Station station
Activity for: Everyone

Have Fun at the Kite Beach

Kite Beach

Kite beach is a fun place because of the activities it offers. It has high rope courses; you can enjoy mini bungee jumping and even it has a long running track where you can gauge your running capabilities.

Location: Umm SuqeimJumeirah 3 – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: Open 24 hours
Nearest Metro Station: Noor Bank metro station
Activity for: Everyone 

Have Your Water Dreams Fulfilled AT LA MER

LA MER

It literally translates to “The Sea”. It is one big area with more than 150 shops, restaurants, cinema and the amazing lagoon water park. It can be fun to visit this place that you won’t regret ever.

Location: 45 2 A St – JumeirahJumeirah 1 – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: 10 am – 3 am
Nearest Metro Station: Century Plaza – 01
Activity for: Everyone

SKI in a Desert at SKI Dubai

SKI Dubai

Skiing in a desert like Dubai? Yes, it is now possible with ski Dubai that is an indoor ski slope filled with fun activities and even you can befriend the resident penguins there.

Location: Sheikh Zayed Rd – Al BarshaAl Barsha 1 – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: 10 am – 1 am
Nearest Metro Station: Mall of the Emirates Metro Station 2
Activity for: Everyone

Stay at Souk Madinat Jumeirah 

Souk Madinat Jumeirah 

It is an interconnection of resorts that are connected with 3 kms of water and are surrounded by lush green gardens. They offer you a safe and comfortable stay.

Location: King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud St – Al Sufouh 1 – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: 10 am – 11 pm
Nearest Metro Station: Mall of the Emirates metro station
Activity for: Everyone

Enjoy the Water Show at Palm Fountain

Palm Fountain

Palm fountain that is recently crowned as the largest fountain in the world offers you a beautiful water show daily at 7 pm and at midnight. It is the largest fountain in the world that comprises 14000 sq ft of seawater.

Location: Frond H – The Palm Jumeirah – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: 6 pm – 10:30 pm
Nearest Metro Station: Palm Atlantis Monorail Station
Activity for: Everyone

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Shop at the Timeout Market

Timeout Market

The time out market would bring all under one roof. Being a culinary delight, the timeout market opening on April 7, 2021 will offer the food from 17 award winning chefs and 3 bars under the same roof. This market aims to offer the best of the city under the same roof.

Location: Downtown, Souk Al Bahar – Downtown Dubai – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: 12 pm – 12 am
Nearest Metro Station: Dubai Mall station
Activity for: Everyone 

VR Park Tour

VR Park

The virtual reality park at Dubai gives you a thrill and a rush of excitement. There are rides, virtual reality games and loads more to see there.

Location: The Dubai Mall – Financial Center Rd – Downtown Dubai – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: 12 pm – 10 pm
Nearest Metro Station: Burj Khalifa Metro Station
Activity for: Everyone

Feel the Rush at Xline Dubai Marina

Xline Dubai Marina

XLine Dubai Marina is the world’s longest urban zip wire that is 1 km long. It operates at a speed of 80 kilometers per hour and has an incline of 60 degrees. Person pushed through the wire felt a rush and would want to go again and again over the water to the urban wire.

Location: Dubai Marina – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: 10 am – 2 pm
Nearest Metro Station: Jumeirah Lake Towers Metro Station
Activity for: Adults

Go Diving Under Water at the Lost Chambers Aquarium

Lost Chambers Aquarium

The lost chambers aquarium is a site that shows different types of fish and is a gigantic aquarium that is of the size of a giant room. You can even swim underwater in the aquarium and there are guides who swim with you to make sure that you stay safe.

Location: Atlantis, The Palm – The Palm Jumeirah – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: 10 am – 9 pm
Nearest Metro Station: Palm Atlantis Monorail Station
Activity for: Everyone

Roam Around in Mall Of Emirates

Mall Of Emirates

Mall of Emirates is another luxurious place that offers different brands from around the world where you can shop and have fun time with your family and friends.

Location: Sheikh Zayed Rd – Al BarshaAl Barsha 1 – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: 10 am – 1 am
Nearest Metro Station: Mall of Emirates metro station
Activity for: Everyone

Dubai City Walk

Dubai City Walk

Dubai city walk is the best place to visit if you want to explore an urban lifestyle. It is the best place in Dubai that offers a whole lifestyle. You can live here, have a job here and even have areas where your kids can play.

Location: Al Safa St – Al Wasl – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: 10 am – 10 pm
Nearest Metro Station: Dubai Mall metro station
Activity for: Everyone

GO to the Atlantis Beach

Atlantis Beach

This beach is located at the Dubai Palm Jumeirah island where the beach is private and even offers magnificent views of the Arabian Gulf. That makes it one of the best beaches in Dubai to visit.

Location: Atlantis – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: 10 am – 7 pm
Nearest Metro Station: Nakheel Metro Station
Activity for: Everyone

Have a Ferry Tour

Ferry Tour

You went to Dubai and did not have a Ferry Tour? That does not sound good and feels as if you missed an opportunity. The best and luxurious ferry tours are offered at the Dubai Marina where a yacht can be rented to have a ferry tour.

Location: Dubai Marina, Dubai UAE
Timings: 11 am – 6:30 pm
Nearest Metro Station: Jumeirah Lake Towers Metro Station
Activity for: Adults

See the Dubai Water Canal Waterfall

Dubai Water Canal Waterfall

The 80 m wide and 12 kms long waterfall that falls into the Arabian Gulf can be marked as one of the best places to visit in Dubai if you are interested to see a mechanical waterfall set up in the middle of a city.

Location: JumeirahJumeirah 2 – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: Open 24 hours
Nearest Metro Station: Business Bay station
Activity for: Everyone

Have Lunch at AL MARHABANI

AL MARHABANI

Al Marhabani is one of the best and most popular restaurants in Dubai that offer mainly Omani dishes like Mandi. Even there are private rooms offered at the upper floor to enjoy private time with family and sit at ease while eating.

Location: Villa # 575, Jumeria Road,Umm Suqeim 1 Opposite Enoc,Next to Dubai Islamic Bank – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: 12 pm – 11 pm
Nearest Metro Station: Al Qiyadah Metro Station
Activity for: Everyone

Do Try Ragag

Ragag

A visit to some place without trying its special food and especially street food is not all complete. Ragag is a special thing bread crusted on a pan and topped with cheese and fish sauce that is a must try. 

Satisfy your Cravings at AL Ustad Special Kebabs

AL Ustad Special Kebabs

If you are a kebab lover then this is the place for you as it is a place that is visited by most of the Bollywood celebrities and even the crown prince visited the place. Do grab a bite there while you are visiting Dubai.

Location: Near Al Fahidi Metro Station – Al Mussallah Rd – Al Hamriya – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: 12 pm – 1 am
Nearest Metro Station: Al Fahidi Metro Station
Activity for: Everyone

GO to BU QTAIR for Seafood

BU QTAIR

Seafood lovers must be interested in the story behind this place as it is by the sea, the fishermen would catch fish and then come to the shore to get it cooked and that is how this place came into being. Do visit and have fish and delicious prawns there.

Location: Old 32B Street, Fishing Harbour 2 – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings : 11:30 am – 11:30 pm
Nearest Metro Station: Al Jafiliya metro station
Activity for: Everyone

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Explore the Waterfront Market

Waterfront Market

The waterfront market is a place where you can explore the low cost but extremely beautiful stuff and a visit to this place is a must.

Location: Deira Enrichment Project – Al Khaleej Rd – Deira – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: Open 24 hours
Nearest Metro Station: Salah Al Din metro Station
Activity for: Adults

Try TopGolf

TopGolf

Topgolf is a place where you can have fun. There is no limit of time, no need of experience and no restriction of age there. You can have fun playing and at the same time satisfy your hunger in the exotic restaurants.

Location: Golf Club – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: Sun-Wed: 11 am – 2 am , Thurs-Sat : 9 am – 2 am
Nearest Metro Station: Nakheel Metro Station
Activity for: Adults 

Visit the Textile Souk

Textile Souk

The textile souk is a market where you can buy local clothes at lower prices. All the clothes are of different kinds and different types of fabrics. Do shop at this place.

Location: 57, Opposite to Abra – Ali Bin Abi Taleb St – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: 9 am – 2 pm, 4 pm – 8:30 pm
Nearest Metro Station: Al-Ras Metro Station
Activity for: Everyone

Hop on an Abra Across the Creek

Abra Across the Creek

As renting a yacht is a bit expensive you can hop on an Abra across the Dubai creek that is the old-style boat and it only takes 2 to 3 Dirhams to have a ride on it.

Location: 32 3 A St – Al Fahidi – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: Open 24 hours
Nearest Metro Station: Al Ghubaiba metro station
Activity for: Adults 

Walk into the Spice Souk

Spice Souk

Emeriti culture is full of food and spice so they have a spice souk where every kind of spice is available and you can shop all the cravings that you have for specific spices here. It is a totally lit space for foodies.

Location: DeiraAl Sabkha – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: 7:30am–9:30pm
Nearest Metro Station: Al Ras Metro Station
Activity for: Adults

GO to AL FAHIDI Historical Neighborhood

AL FAHIDI Historical Neighborhood

Al Fahidi historical neighborhood is enrooted in Dubai’s culture, art and specifically history. Also, you don’t need a lot of money to visit the place as it takes just 3 dirhams to get in and then you can enjoy everything on your own.

Location: Bur DubaiAl Hamriya – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: 8 am – 4 pm
Nearest Metro Station: Sharaf DG Metro Station
Activity for: Everyone

GO Bird Watching at RAS AL KHOR

RAS AL KHOR

If you are interested in nature and want to go bird watching then you must make time to visit Ras Al Khor with your family to see different kinds of birds present there.

Location: Ras Al Khor Industrial Area, Nad Al Hammar, Umm Ramool, Al Garhoud
Timings: 7:30 am – 5:30 pm
Nearest Metro Station: Creek Metro Station
Activity for: Everyone

Visit the Love Lakes

Love Lakes

Love lakes are two intertwined heart-shaped lakes that are a perfect spot to visit with your partner. And the fun part is you don’t need a pass or money to visit the place; it’s free of cost.

Location: Al Qudra Rd – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: Open 24 hours
Nearest Metro Station: Business Bay Sea Side Metro stop
Activity for: Everyone

EXPO Dubai

Expo Dubai is going to start in October 2021. It would be a 6-month long event happening in Dubai where 120 countries around the world would be participating. You do not want to miss the greatest show in the world.

Museum of the Future

The museum of the future is considered to be one of the most challenging buildings ever attempted in the history of times. Due to this museum the Expo Dubai is going to happen which no one wants to miss.

Go to Al Bastakiya

Al Bastakiya

Al Bastakiya is a place that resembles the setting of a village with a narrow street and yet gives modern vibes that can be visited if you are in Dubai.

Location: Bur DubaiAl Hamriya – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: 7 am – 8 pm
Nearest Metro Station: Sharaf DG Metro Station
Activity for: Everyone

AIN Dubai

AIN Dubai

Ain Dubai is a beautiful Ferris wheel set at a beach surrounded by water that shows the beautiful skyline of Dubai and also gives the tourists a site to visit.

Location: Bluewaters Island – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: Open 24 hours
Nearest Metro Station: Al Fahidi Metro Station
Activity for: Everyone

Meydan Bridge 

Meydan Bridge 

Meydan bridge is a beautiful bridge recently set that glows blue at night giving a bluish effect to the beautiful skyline of Dubai and where you can take your dream pictures in that glow.

Location: Nad Al Sheba 1 – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: Open 24 hours
Nearest Metro Station: Business Bay station
Activity for: Everyone

World’s Next Tallest Tower

Dubai is going to build its next tallest tower that would be even taller than Burj Khalifa and that is Dubai Creek tower that makes it a site that must be visited.

City of Gold

Dubai is known as the city of gold due to its advancement in the metal industry. So, if you have been saving to buy gold then it’s the right time to buy it while you are in Dubai.

GO on a Desert Safari Tour

You are in Dubai and you are not experiencing the desert safari tour? Doesn’t sound fun. As the city in the desert offers several safari tours, do try one.

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