The guide to your perfect Dubai summer is here! We’ve put together a list of 26 things to do all the way from A-Z, so no matter what your preference is, you’ll be sure to find something you like!
A for the Aquarium
The Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo is one of the coolest attractions at the Dubai Mall. Enter through a tunnel and you’ll be surrounded by fish, sharks, and sting rays all above you as you walk through. Once you get to the end of the tunnel you’ll enter the next step which is the underwater zoo which is home to several sea creepy crawlies, snakes, etc. The best part about coming here in summer is the 35% discount so don’t miss out!
B is for Beach
Although we did say the majority of the activities we’d try to keep you inside, everyone knows that Dubai is famous for its beaches. If you’re in the sea, then you won’t be hot. Check out our article on the best public beaches.
C is for Cinema
A cinema day or night is always a sound plan. Dubai has several cinemas all around the city, a few popular ones are Reel Cinemes, Roxy and VOX. If you’re feeling extra, there’s also the option to go “platinum” and enjoy the movie in true luxury.
D is for Dubai Mall
The biggest mall in the world… do we need to say more!
E is for Escape Room
Everyone loves escape rooms, so why not pick an afternoon to get your brain working?
F is for Festival City
Another cool area where you can shop, eat, and occasionally enjoy some fireworks.
G is for Miracle Garden
This place is outside but as the name suggests, it’s absolutely beautiful and worth the visit.
H is for Hopfest
The annual Hopfest at the Irish Village is coming up in about 2 weeks!
I is for Indoor Activities
Our article on indoor activities is what you’ve been waiting for. Best of all, they’re perfect for the whole family to enjoy.
J is for July
Check out our article on what’s happening this July before the end of the month.
K is for Karak Tea
Yes, this is a hot drink but it’s so yummy that thought won’t even cross your mind. There are tons of places that sell Karak tea and one of the most common things locals like to do is pull up to a take-away place in their car and grab a tea to go.
L is for Landmarks
We all know about the crazy buildings Dubai has to offer, check out our article on the must-see Landmarks here to be a real tourist.
M is for Milkshakes
My milkshakes bring all the boys to the yard!
N is for Nusret
Nusret, aka the famous Salt Bae has one of his steakhouses in the Four Seasons Hotel, he’s also frequently spotted there so you might get lucky and snag a picture with him.
O is for Opera
The Dubai Opera is a fabulous night out and they always have new performances to watch.
P is for party
If the weekend’s here, can you say party? Check out our recent article on the coolest bars/clubs where you’ll not only drink, but play games!
Q is for Quiet night in
Mainly because we couldn’t really come up with anything that starts with Q, but a lovely night in is always cozy… especially if you’ve got AC.
R is for Rain
If you’re missing a little bit of rain this summer, then check out the immersive rain exhibit at the Sharjah Art Foundation. Don’t worry… you don’t actually get wet!
S is for Shopping
Dubai is one of the world’s capitals for great shopping, check out our article for some of the more unique places to go.
T is for Thrill
If you’re an adrenaline junkie, you’ll love the thrill’s Dubai’s got to offer.
U is for Underwater Restaurant
Looking for a bougie night, well then the Ossiano restaurant at Atlantis is exactly what you’re looking for. Enjoy a dinner surrounded by the sea.
V is for Visit Abu Dhabi
Dubai’s neighbouring Emirate is less than an hours drive away, check out our article on what you can’t miss if you’re visiting Abu Dhabi.
W is for World Cup
That 1 month every 4 years is finally here (but sadly almost over). With the upcoming semi-finals and finals, check out our article on the best bars to catch the World Cup matches.
X is for Xline
Ever thought you could zipline over a city? The Xline in Dubai Marina lets you do that… think you’re brave enough?
Y is for Yacht Club
The yacht club is perfect for a day trip, there’s plenty of things to do from dining, spas, and of course the possibilty to charter your own yacht!
Z is for Zero Gravity
An exclusive beach club that only the coolest people go to!