Africa & the Middle East Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Dubai - Help deciding where to stay

Jump to last reply

I'm a 24 year old female making a 3 1/2 day stopover in Dubai and I need help deciding where to stay. I'll be traveling solo in mid-July and yes, I am aware that July is the hottest month. I've done some research and can't decide if I should stay near the Mall of the Emirates area (I can escape to the air-conditioned mall when needed, I'd like to board at Ski Dubai, the beach is close? & the hop-on/hop-off bus has a stop there) or go more towards the Bur Dubai area because it seems like there would be more to do there.

I also have a couple more questions - would a day or half-day trip be ok to Abu Dhabi? If I can I'd like to visit the Sheikh Zayed and the Ferrari park to ride the roller coaster - I can't decide if I should change my flight to extend my stay a day or two. Besides the sightseeing w/ the hop-on/hop-off bus, I'd also like to do a desert safari trip for one of the nights.. they still run over the summer right?

Thanks, any help would be nice =)

4 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 Dubai first time
  2. 2 Burj Khalifa tickets
  3. 3 Dubai and where else for one week?
  4. 4 What is the must do bucketlist on everyone for Kenya in 2015?How safe?
  5. 5 Trip Report 3-week tour at Egypt
  6. 6 Pilanesberg or Kruger? Please comment on my itinerary!
  7. 7 Morocco floods - areas affected
  8. 8 Good reads
  9. 9 Need suggestions for solo trip (2-3 weeks, next May)
  10. 10 Where to spend extra night; Merzouga or Skoura?
  11. 11 South Africa in February?
  12. 12 Morocco Advice
  13. 13 Trip Report Kenya Multi-Day Safari Trip Report
  14. 14 Gate1 discovery tours to Israel
  15. 15 tanzania serengeti northern circuit self drive
  16. 16 Trip Report Advice For Morocco Desert Tours and camel trekking For 4 Night
  17. 17 Trip Report Beirut
  18. 18 Travel Agent in DC: Seeking Reviews
  19. 19 Wild Dogs (Lycaon pictus) seen in Samburu Kenya
  20. 20 Need advice on which camera lenses for safari
  21. 21 What company for gorilla trekking?
  22. 22 Trip Report Mashatu, Kgalagadi to Caprivi and a Moremi mobile with Masson Safaris
  23. 23 5/6 day trip in Morocco. Tips for itinerary and mode of travel
  24. 24 Good travel company to book an 8 day trip to Egypt
  25. 25 Guide for Serengeti Wildebeest Migration Jan 2015
View next 25 » Back to the top