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Dubai is an international metropolis located in the middle of the Arabian Peninsula. On one side is the sea and the other is the unique terrain of the desert so that you can enjoy vacation of two different kinds. After taking a trip to the desert, visitors can sunbathe at Jumeirah Beach or go to the sandbank to watch the sunset. Those with larger budgets can enjoy the luxury of the Burj Al Arab Hotel in Dubai, take a seaplane and overlook the entire Palm Island from above, savor food at the city’s underwater restaurants, or go shopping at major world class malls.

The old towns of Deira and Bur Dubai are bounded by Dubai Creek, forming the center of old Dubai. If you want to learn about the history of Dubai, these districts are not to be missed. There, visitors will find the Dubai Museum, where they can learn about the city’s development history and take a tour boat to admire the scenery on both sides of the Dubai Creek. There’s also the option of visiting Dubai's famous gold and spice market to purchase some of your favorite handicrafts. The coastline of Jumeirah Beach is breathtaking and on the road and beach are the some of the best seaside resorts in Dubai. The Jumeirah Mosque is also located nearby and open to visitors. If your financial conditions permit, the Burj Al Arab Hotel offers a luxurious and extravagant buffet. There is a large area of luxury villas on the beach as well.

Palm Island is the largest artificial island in the world. There, there are countless apartment buildings, villas, and luxury hotels. Many celebrities have bought homes in the Palm Island area, including David Beckham. The Atlantis Hotel is arguably the most famous tourist attraction on the island. The most fascinating thing on Palm Island is the variety of entertainment there. Even if your hotel isn’t there, it’s worth a visit. The Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark and the Lost Chambers Aquarium are worth recommending and are ideal for family outings. Dubai’s new and old city are separated by the Dubai Creek, with Sheijkh Zayed Road as the main axis, and the new town where the landmark Burj Khalifa is located is Dubai’s commercial district. Here, there are countless buildings of various shapes rising up on both sides of the roads which are full of luxury limos. Here, in addition to the Burj Khalifa where visitors can overlook the whole city, Dubai's major shopping centers can also be found in this area.

Winter is the best season travel to travel to Dubai, every year, from November to March is the best tourism season. Dubai has a tropical desert climate with a dry weather and low amounts of rainfall. The latitude of the city is low while the temperature is high. The comfortable climate and sunny weather in Dubai usually appear at the beginning of the new year, which is also the best time for tourists to fully appreciate the local customs. The cool morning and evening temperatures are ideal for walking and shopping. The warm temperatures at noon are suitable for playing by the water, swimming, and tanning. Beginning in April, the temperature begins to increase month by month until it reaches its peak in August with temperatures at around 50°C. During these months, it’s best to go out in the morning or evening when there is a little breeze. At noon, however, when the sun is very strong, it’s easy to start sweating even after only being outside for a few minutes. If it is not recommended to take local buses at this time, instead, consider taking a taxi or the subway. It should also be noted that when in a closed environment, the air conditioners in Dubai's shopping malls, hotels, and taxis are very powerful, so you still may want to bring along a light jacket. The sun in Dubai is extremely strong, especially in the summer. It is best to wear a breathable outfit and use enough sunscreen on exposed parts of your body. If you plan to stay outdoors for a long time, be sure to take measures to prevent getting sunburned, such as wearing sunglasses and sunhats.

The areas where hotels in Dubai are located can be roughly divided into the Deira District, Bur Dubai, Jumeirah Beach, the Palm Jumeirah, and Sheikh Zayed Road. Among them, there are many mid-range and budget hotels in Deira District and Bur Dubai, which are located in the old part of the city. The accommodation prices in these two regions are relatively economical. Jumeirah Beach and Palm Jumeirah Island there are mainly luxury Dubai hotels. The Burj Al Arab Hotel is located in the Jumeirah Beach area. The Palm Island is famous for the Atlantis Hotel. Sheikh Zayed Road is a commercial area of Dubai and a central area of the new tow, where high-end business hotels are mainly located.

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