25 September 2023 : Mohali (22G TV) Prepare to be captivated by the allure of Dubai, a city that’s transformed from a humble fishing village into a global hub for trade, finance, and tourism. With its magnetic charm, Dubai stands as one of the world’s most sought-after destinations, luring millions of visitors each year. What sets this dynamic city apart? It’s the seamless fusion of modernity and tradition, luxury and accessibility, and a vibrant tapestry of diversity and inclusivity. Join us as we unveil five remarkable luxury experiences that place Dubai at the pinnacle of tourist destinations.
The Dubai Balloon: Experience unbeatable panoramas of Dubai’s coastal sights and skyline from The Dubai Balloon, a tethered helium balloon located at Aquaventure Waterpark on Palm Jumeirah’s outer crescent. During your 10-minute ascent, you can enjoy breathtaking views of the Palm, and on clear days, you may even spot landmarks like the Burj Khalifa and Downtown Dubai.
For an extra-special private event, whether it’s a marriage proposal, a birthday or a corporate event, The Dubai Balloon is also available to charter.
Sonara Camp Sunset And Dinner Experience: Relax on a hammock surrounded by the serene desert at Sonara Camp. Dine at the unique desert restaurant with an elaborate and delicious fine-dining menu, sided by live entertainment and ambient lighting. French chef Franck Sanna’s carefully curated menu makes every dish a palatable experience with regional and western blends.
After a fulfilling meal, diners can indulge in activities such as drumming, sand-boarding and archery. Those who want a historical perspective of how Bedouin tribes relied on the stars for navigation can sit down to a mini astronomy lesson under the night sky.
For the Cinema lovers: Vox at Kempinski Dubai: Indulge in the epitome of luxury with a private 15-seater cinema, where culinary delights and the latest blockbusters converge to create an exceptional event in Dubai. The luxury 15 seaters private cinema offer gastronomical highlights and the latest blockbuster in one extraordinary Dubai events package. Expect a fun-filled dining experience for you and your guests at the dining lounge followed with a screening of your favourite movie with unlimited popcorn.
Underwater Suite at Atlantis The Palm, Dubai: Experience a haven for peace and tranquillity at the Underwater Suite at Atlantis The Palm, which features immense floor-to-ceiling windows into a 65,000 marine animal aquarium in Dubai. Float the evening away in your marble bathtub with views of the Ambassador Lagoon, and be mesmerised as sharks, rays and fish glide right past your bed.
Head upstairs in your private elevator to the Underwater Hotel Suite’s lavish yet intimate lounge, where the waters of the Ambassador Lagoon gently lap at your window. Complete with 24-hour private butler service and in-room check-in, everything is catered for, so you and your loved one can forget the world and enjoy every moment.
Talise Ottoman Spa: Rejuvenate and unwind at the exquisite Talise Ottoman Spa, located in Jumeirah Zabeel Saray on Palm Jumeirah. The award-winning spa is spread over 8,200sqm and offers a selection of luxurious services inspired by the Ottoman heritage. If you’re looking for something special, try the signature Royal Ottoman treatment – the 60-minute therapy includes a traditional ‘kese’ mitt body polish and foam massage; a honey mask is also applied to enhance complexion while the scalp is shampooed, conditioned and massaged.
Before you bid adieu to Dubai’s summer sun, make a pitstop at the one-kilometer-long Rainy Street at the Côte d’Azur Resort (thoe-hotels.com), a temperature-controlled high-street boulevard replete with street cafes, casual dining restaurants, boutique retail outlets, and souvenir shops.