Whether you are looking for a family holiday or an all inclusive romantic getaway with your partner, Jumeirah Beach is an excellent choice. Stretching for 50 kilometres along the stunning coastline of the Arabian Gulf, Jumeirah Beach is a vibrant location within the Jumeirah district of the wonderful city of Dubai. With soft white sand, thrilling water-sport activities, an eye-catching selection of fabulous hotel resorts and shopping malls that are simply unbelievable, this exciting holiday destination is up there among the best.
When to go
With year-round sunshine and a glorious tropical climate, Jumeirah Beach is a sun-lovers paradise. During the summer months of June to September, the temperatures can reach highs of 41°c during the day and 28°c at night. For less intense temperatures, plan your visit between November and March. With various events such as the Dubai Shopping Festival in January and the Dubai Food Festival in February, this is the perfect time of year to plan your holiday.
Where to stay
Jumeirah Beach has a huge selection of luxurious hotels. With A1 Travel, you can choose between four-star resorts such as the Moevenpick Jumeirah Beach and the Arjaan Rotana, or five-star complexes such as the Harboor Grand and the Jumeirah Beach Hotel.
Things to see and do
One of the most striking buildings in Jumeirah Beach is the Burj Al Arab, which is the fourth tallest hotel in the world. Designed to mimic the appearance of a sail of a ship and standing over a thousand metres tall, this colossal hotel is a remarkable feat of engineering. Situated on a small artificial island off the coast of Jumeirah Beach, the Burj Al Arab boasts stunning restaurants, sky-view bars and breathtaking aquariums.
Madinat Jumeirah is another wonderful place to visit. With forty hectares of fabulous hotels, private villas and summer houses, a wide range of restaurants and bars and an on-site bazaar made up of many market stalls selling various wares, a visit to this wonderful complex is an unforgettable experience.
For an action-packed day out for the whole family, visit the Wild Wadi Waterpark. This huge waterpark features heated tidal wave pools, surf simulators, a variety of water slides and several cafes, restaurants and gift shops. Adults and children alike can enjoy both the sun and the various activities available whilst spending a fun-packed day at this amazing waterpark.
For fantastic shopping, take a trip to the Mall of the Emirates. With over 450 shops selling anything from designer clothes to electronics, cinemas, cafes and various restaurants, this mall is a shopper's paradise. For thrill-seekers, the Mall of the Emirates also houses Ski Dubai, which is an indoor ski resort boasting five downhill slopes, nursery slopes for young children and first-time skiers and freestyle zones for the more experienced visitors. Snowboarding and tobogganing can also be enjoyed here and both ski instructors and equipment are available in the resort.
Aside from the picturesque sandy beach, which is perfect for a spot of sunbathing and activities such as jet-skiing, paragliding, snorkelling and scuba-diving, Jumeirah Beach is also host to a wide selection of cafes, bars and restaurants. There is something to suit any taste and both international and local cuisine can be found.
So, whether you are looking for a cheap last minute holiday or a complete package holiday, A1 Travel has something for everyone to enjoy. With stunning hotels at great prices and superb deals on flights, look no further than A1 Travel.