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40 years ago, it was just a desert. Today, Dubai is a gleaming super-city. From man-made islands to epic water parks, this city in the sun can feel like a dream. But this is no mirage. Dubai really is the real deal.View all Dubai Beaches and Beyond hotels
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Dubai is gaining a new reputation for affordable holidays. With so much for travellers to see, we have put together a five day affordable guide to Dubai.View full article
Situated on the west cost of the United Arab Emirates, Ras Al Khaimah’s 65 kilometers of shoreline provide superb sandy beaches and crystal clear blue waters.View full article
Dubai’s food scene is a reason in itself to visit. There are literally thousands of restaurants in Dubai catering to every taste and budget, from authentic Emirati street food costing small change, through to luxury gourmet dining prepared by Michelin starred chefs.
The Sandance music festival at Atlantis, The Palm brings you top artists, bands and DJ’s from around the world. This amazing beach party has featured artists such as Faithless, The Killers, Florence & The Machine, Ellie Goulding and many more.
Dubai is a haven for families; with attractions such as the amazing ‘edu-tainment’ centre, KidZania in Dubai Mall and the indoor snow-dome and ski slope at Ski Dubai in Mall of the Emirates, there is more than enough fun for all the family. Many of the hotels in Dubai cater for children with dedicated pools, clubs and playgrounds, along with specialised programs and activities to keep the younger members of the family entertained! Find out more about Dubai for families
From top class hotels to water parks and sporting activiteis, Ras al Khaimah has everything to make the perfect family holiday. Find out more about Ras al Khaimah
Dubai is a perfect escape for couples, with it's glamorous hotels and shopping malls. Plenty of "couple time" can be had over Dinner in the underwater seafood restaurant, Al Mahara at Burj Al Arab or on an overnight desert safari excursion. Find out more about Dubai for couples
Take a trip in to the desert in a 4x4 with a trained driver for dune bashing, sand boarding, falconry and more. End the experience with a desert BBQ.
Dubai attracts visitors all year around due its superb sunshine and minimal rain. If you are looking for a quieter time to visit, then June to August are the perfect months for you.
Virgin Holidays Concierge Lounge at the Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort, Spa and Villas and Atlantis, The Palm
Pick up on emails, surf the net or catch up on the latest UK news on the state-of-the-art iMacs. With iPads loaded with all the latest apps, relax on the sofas and take your pick from any of the apps. Ideal for kids and adults alike, we've also included a Playstation® with a variety of the latest games to test out your skills.Back to top