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5 Things to do in Dubai on Weekends

Dubai is a city where the list of activities to do, especially during weekends are endless! From a simple walk in the park or yacht charter in Dubai to extreme adventurous skydiving, there is something for everyone. For people who are new to Dubai or if you are a local looking for options, here are the top 5 picks to see Dubai like never before.

Souk Madinat Jumeirah: The Souk Madinat Jumeirah is the definitive to life in Old Arabia. With a complete traditional souk (market) filled with small dainty shops, expensive perfumes and carpets, grand restaurants and bars, take a walk or tour on an abra through waterways and wide open seascapes.

Dubai Water CanalRent a boat and cruise along this 3.2km waterway and marvel at this manmade architectural wonder. A sight to really cherish, this route covers Dubai’s main business avenues, across Safa Park, Jumeirah and one can also stare in awe at the mechanical waterfall. The canal by itself is flanked on both sides with grand complexes, plush hotels, luxurious residential towers etc.

Theme Parks: With numerous theme parks dedicated to different themes that cater to all ages alike, Dubai is slowly becoming a well-known, must visit the playground. Be it family, friends or couple, young or old, every theme park has activities to suit all ages.  If you are looking for a place to have fun with family, head to the adventurous Motiongate Dubai,  world of Legoland Dubai or the stylish Bollywood Parks Dubai. One could also visit the record-breaking IMG Worlds of Adventure, the world’s largest indoor theme park.

Aquatic Adventure: As much as Dubai is a desert city, there are options to indulge in a variety of water sports. No matter the season, one is sure to get options. The best way to enjoy some water activities is to rent a yacht and get customized packages for the kind of watersports one wants to experience. One can go swimming safely in the Arabian Waters, ride a banana or donut boat or feel the adrenaline rush while jet skiing. There are a number of activities to indulge and have fun!

Cruising in Dubai: A great way to see Dubai in a never before way is to charter a yacht and cruise through the Dubai shoreline. There are customized deals for everyone and according to the time available and a number of people, one can host a party on a boat or do some sightseeing or just cruise along on a relaxation mode.