Come and discover Dubai, one of the world’s most exciting new travel destinations!

Lying on the blue waters of the southern Arabian Gulf and backed by the majestic desert, Dubai offers visitors year-round sunshine and five-star luxury, legendary shopping, camel racing, mountains, beaches, deserts and oases plus the adventure of a unique Arabian experience.

Dubai is a futuristic metropolis that has become a playground for the rich and famous. Of the seven emirates, Dubai is second only to Abu-Dhabi in size.

Visitors are treated to many of the world’s most extravagant sporting events. Those who choose to explore below the shiny surface of this city of skyscrapers and modern shopping malls, can enjoy deeply rooted heritage. Old Dubai is filled with ancient mosques and souks (markets) selling traditional goods and gold jewelry.

Drink tea with the locals and try some of the unleavened bread from the traditional bakeries while you shop for beautifully decorated textiles.

Most desert safaris offer camel riding, dune driving, sand-skiing and spectacular sunsets! Some offer romantic, intimate experiences and others are fast-paced evenings of traditional feasting, music, belly-dancing, henna painting and smoking hookahs under the stars in Bedouin-style tents.

Dreaming Dubai helps making your stay in Dubai an unforgettable one. With advise and resources for visitors and residents alike, dreamingdubai.com is the smart way to discover Dubai.

Dubai History

Dubai Marina  

Dubai Marina, formerly named Westside Marina, has been referred to as the world’s largest man-made marina and is amongst the world’s largest master planned waterfront developments.

The development of the Dubai Marina started in 1998 and will cover an area of 53 million square feet (4.9 million square meters).

Dubai Marina was carved along a 3.34km (2 mile) stretch of Dubai’s shoreline and is a mixed-use canal-city inspired in the Venetian tradition. Dubai Marina will accommodate over 120 thousand people in their luxury condominium towers and villas, with unique waterfront and city views.