Dubai is the second largest Emirate in the United Arab Emirates
and probably the most well known. Under the guidance of Shaikh
Mohamed bin Rashid bin Maktoum, it has forged a reputation
as one of the most important and vibrant cities in the Middle
Click on the sections below to discover more about Dubai.
Dubai’s cosmopolitan flavour is matched by the city’s
many restaurants and entertainment venues, which provide a
truly international array of choices for the visitor.
Dubai is split down the middle by a creek which runs through
the centre of the old part of town.
Regulations in the UAE are complicated and subject to change.
Check with your local UAE Embassy or travel agent prior to
leaving to be sure.
FACTS FOR THE VISITOR
Climate: Dubai has a year round sunny climate with rain a
very rare occurance, happening only a few times a year. The
winter months (November to March) are the most suitable for
tourists, with the weather averaging a pleasant 30C and humidity
on the low side.
LIFESTYLE AND LEISURE
Dubai has something for everyone. From genteel activities
in the sunshine to extreme sports and major professional events
- all played out in some of the best sporting facilities in