Top 6 Best Attractions To See in Dubai 2023

Dubai Running Festival

As the city of fast transformation and rapid evolution, Dubai has undoubtedly grown to be the largest shopping capital in the world. The city’s gorgeous modern architecture, and collection of monumental sights, are something to be in awe of. As a destination, with a reputation for having scorching temperatures, its colder months present inescapable ways for its residents to experience these essential sightings and leisure spaces.

A Dubai-based vacation rental company – Deluxe Holiday Homes, presents a guide to spending your winters in the city’s highly-sought after tourist attractions.

EXPO 2020

The EXPO 2020 is undoubtedly more than just a regional event. As a worldwide tourist attraction, the venue has provided a medium for its residents, tourists, and international ex-pats to explore through 192 countries and be a part of a cultural movement and innovation. The three prominent sub-themes – Sustainability, Mobility, and Opportunity combine to present the platform’s ultimate theme: “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future” through unique user experiences and engaging themes.

Residents and tourists, who would like to experience this 6-month long event to its fullest, can now opt for staycation homes in the vicinity hosted by Deluxe Holiday Homes on a Daily, Weekly, or Annual basis and resume their travel agendas at a hassle-free pace.

Dubai Shopping Festival

As the region’s biggest shopping festival – the ‘DSF’ or ‘Dubai Shopping Festival’ runs on an annual basis. The festival is the city’s way of boosting the retail industry by inviting crowds from different corners of town, to take part in its endless list of shopping bonanzas, promotional offers, and discounted prices.

This year, DSF 2022 runs until the 29th of January, charms its visitors with more than just a shopping sale. Officials have claimed that the DSF 2022, will follow the overarching concept of ‘The Future of Dubai’ featuring exclusive drone shows, lighting experiences, and winter festivities.

Dhow Cruise Dinner

Catch the Marina at a glimpse, with an Arabian Dhow Cruise this winter. The 2-hour ride glides past the enticing skyline of Dubai Marina, aided by a sumptuous Dinner Buffet and a traditional Tanoura Dance performance on deck.

For many years, the Arab Ship or ‘Dhow’ has been a leading choice of leisure for both tourists and residents; and rightfully so due to its unique experience. Interested visitors, can grab their tickets now for prices starting from AED 105/person. However, Deluxe Holiday Homes offers its attractive rates and discounted prices at availing a Dhow Cruise, exclusive to their guests.

Dubai Opera’s Music Night

Regarded as one of the elites and highly-sophisticated venues in the city, the Dubai Opera has many a time, been a provider for regal performances ranging from Theatre and Musicals to Russian Ballet. Some of its frequently played seasonal shows include the ‘Nutcracker’ performed by the Russian Ballet.

Part of its Buzzing line-up for 2022, includes everything from Broadway Shows (‘Chicago’) to Stand-up comedy (performed by Jack Dee). Find your pick and grab your tickets on Dubai Opera’s official Website.

Visitors may also stroll through the nearby line of alfresco dining restaurants in the Downtown region such as Entrecote Café de Paris, The Grill Shack, and Miss Tess For a picturesque end to a perfect evening, visitors can now book their stay at Serviced Apartments endless collection of hotel chains in the neighbourhood, and enjoy views of the Downtown with access to on-site top-rated restaurants.

Dubai Water Canal

Another great way to experience Dubai’s alluring skyline is via the popular Dubai Water Canal cruise. The 2.5-hour boat ride glides effortlessly through the heart of Business Bay, painting the perfect scenario for a winter night out. As home to many boats and yacht rentals, the trip is inclusive of a rather extravagant Dinner Buffet featuring sumptuous delicacies and live entertainment. Trips usually commence at 6 PM onwards, just in time to capture the city’s exotic skyscrapers light up.

Interested visitors can now book their tickets for prices starting from AED 250 (68$).

Dubai Running Festival 2022

On March 2022, Dubai will be hosting a road-closed event – the ‘Dubai Running Festival’, starting from the base of Burj Khalifa, following the DIFC district, and back to the nape of the Burj Park in Downtown Dubai. Although the details of the race are yet to be fully disclosed, runners can choose from either a 5K or 10K race among the city’s famous skyscraper trail. Check out, the Dubai Running Festival’s official website for insights and exclusive training plans to get started.

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