Dubai For An Action Packed Holiday
Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, is a thriving desert city which is a fantastic holiday destination. With amazing shopping, high end luxury resorts, water parks and festivals and excellent amenities, there is something on offer every hour of the day. One of the great things about Dubai is the fact that visitors can enjoy a wide range of thrilling activities and outdoor sports.There are some super cheap flights to be had just now, so pack a hat, your favourite sun screen and be prepared to be amazed by this astonishing city.
Sand Sea and Watersports
Dubai is home to some of the most beautiful white sandy beaches in the world. The ocean temperatures are warm and inviting, and there are even a few waves. The ocean can be a great place to go swimming, but be warned that it is quite salty! Take a beach walk in the evening when its a little cooler, and you'll see many people rollerblading along the seafront promenade.
Dubai is a popular location for scuba diving, and there are many interesting ship wreck diving sites that can be visited on a boat ride from the city. You could also take a day trip from Dubai to the East Coast Emirate of Fujairah for excellent diving on coral reefs where many species of marine life make their home.Dubai is also an ideal location for water-skiing, sailing, kayaking, parasailing, wake boarding, body boarding and other thrilling water sports, as there are several tour companies that offer these activities for visitors.
Snow Can Be Arranged
The snowy sport of skiing might be the last thing you picture doing in the hot desert climate of Dubai, but you can now visit Dubai’s amazing indoor skiing centre. It is located in the Mall of the Emirates and offers a chance to ski and snowboard down a huge indoor slope. All equipment is available to rent, and warm jackets are supplied. This is a great place to escape if you are feeling overwhelmed by the sweltering heat of Dubai, as the temperature inside is a chilly minus four degrees Celsius!
Get Out The Golf Clubs
Golf is a very popular pastime in Dubai, and the city contains many excellent courses. The Emirates Golf Club is a stunning course and is the home of the annual Dubai Desert Classic. There is also the Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club which is a challenging par-72 course with a gorgeous clubhouse. There is even a golf course designed by Tiger Woods himself! Tee times at the many prestigious courses in Dubai go quickly, so it is a good idea to book in advance.
These are just a few of the many exciting active adventures you can enjoy while visiting Dubai.