It's known for it's luxurious resorts and spectacular weather. But what else does Dubai have to offer at this time of year? Think amazing Christmas lights, epic firework displays and world-class shopping - to name just a few! As the UK get's colder and the days get even shorter, here's why you should book a visit to Dubai this winter... 

 

1. The amazing weather...

Dubai experiences two seasons throughout the year... hot and HOTTER! The perfect time to visit is between October and April, when the sand is cool enough to walk on and the sea doesn't feel like a bath! Why not swap your scarf and woolly hat for swim wear and flip flops this year? Check out our villas on Jumeirah Beach...

Dubai Beach Sun

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2. The Christmas Shopping...

Where better in the world to do your Christmas shopping but one of the world's largest shopping and entertainment malls!? Don't worry, there's everything from Marks & Spencer to Harvey Nichols

Dubai Mall Christmas Tree

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3. Can't wait for your Christmas presents?

The time zone in Dubai is actually a whole four hours ahead of the UK. This means that Santa will leave your presents under the Christmas tree FOUR hours earlier than the UK! 

Dubai Atlantis Christmas Santa

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4. Spectacular Christmas lights...

The lights in Dubai are undoubtedly amazing all year round. However, at Christmas, they're even bigger and better. You certainly won't be missing out on the festive vibes. Want to stay in the midst of all the bright lights and festivities? Check out our villas and apartments in Dubai Marina here...

Christmas Lights Dubai

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5. Sun AND Snow!

Can't decide whether you want a white Christmas or a Christmas on the beach? Dubai lets you have the best of both worldsSki Dubai, in the Mall of the Emirates, is an indoor ski resort with an enormous 22,500 metres square of indoor ski area. Epic or what?!

Dubai Ski Mall Snow

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6. The No.1 New Year's Eve party... 

Dubai is famous for it's extravagant New Years Eve parties and spectacular firework displays. Therefore, it's no surprise that it was recently named the No.1 city in the world to spend New Year's Eve! According to a poll carried out by Kayak, the city beat the likes of Chicago, Barcelona, Tokyo and Rio de Janeiro.

Dubai New Years Eve Fireworks Atlantis

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7. Treat yourself... it's Christmas!

What better time of year to treat yourself to a little bit of luxury? Although the most luxurious hotel in the world might be a little bit expensive... why not try one of our villas in Dubai instead!

Dubai Burj Al Arab Hotel Room

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8. Avoid the Christmas Day cooking stress...

... and pamper yourself instead! Dubai is famous for it's luxurious spa and wellness centres. The perfect way to relax, wind down and enjoy a stress-free Christmas!

Dubai Spa

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9. Swap your traditional Christmas Tree for a GIANT Palm Tree!

I don't know about you, but every year my Christmas Tree seems to get bigger and bigger... Why not celebrate by staying ON the BIGGEST tree in the world - Palm Island! Check out our villas on Palm Island, Dubai

Dubai The Palm Island

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10. Watch out for Santa's Sleigh...

Want to spot Santa and his reindeer? Go on a night safari in the desert and experience stargazing like never before. This is bound to be a Christmas you'll never forget...

Dubai Night Safari

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Have you been to Dubai at this time of year? What were your highlights?