Dubai in Color
Dubai is infamous for being a man-made metropolis. Tourists can barely move for great architecture, high-end shops and very fast cars. But Dubai has another side to it that isn’t covered by most blogs. Discover Dubai in color, by visiting the following places this year. Similarly, if you do visit, you can stay in the equally colorful – Park Inn by Radisson Dubai Motor City, not only on the doorstep of every place we mention, but it’s also connected to the First Avenue Mall – an environmentally friendly, contemporary, two storey development, stretched over 500,000 sq/ft!
Dubai Miracle Garden
If you’re a flower fan then you must spend a day at the Dubai Miracle Garden. Featuring flower structures such as a giant flower clock, a flower castle and a flower Emirates Plane (both actual size). It’s a garden straight out of Alice in Wonderland. Every mid-November to mid-May the gardens are open for you to explore. Every structure is made with real flowers and hosts parades and weekly live shows. You can’t truly experience Dubai in color without seeing the Miracle Garden.
Dubai Butterfly Garden
Nothing goes better with flowers than butterflies! That’s why the Miracle Garden is also home to the Dubai Butterfly Garden. Featuring over 15,000 butterflies of 26 different varieties, it’s the largest in the world. The Butterfly garden is open everyday from 9am – 6pm and the entry fee is very low. Similarly, as there’s so much to see, you also have access to over 40 food vendors. From kiosks to restaurants and the lattes in between, you won’t go hungry.
Dubai Garden Glow (The definition of Dubai in Color)
Who said a garden has to contain flowers? Dubai Garden Glow is an experience everyone will enjoy, especially because there are four parks in one location:
- Glow Park – A huge glow in the dark garden, made from recycled materials and energy-saving bulbs.
- Dinosaur Park – Featuring 120 (animatronic) dinosaurs that puts Jurassic Park to shame.
- Ice Park – …It’s an arctic landscape in the middle of a desert – that alone is incredible. But it also contains beautiful sculptures.
- Art Park – An eco-friendly park that creates jaw-dropping art through recycled materials.
The parks open from 4pm – 11pm (12am on Fridays) and you don’t need to pre-book. Go once the sun has set for the best views.
Global Village looks more like a city, or rather, every main city next to each other! There are over 27 pavilions with over 3,500+ shops. Thrill rides, concerts, parades, carnivals and cultural shows are all on offer to you when you arrive and you’ll definitely need a day to experience every culture.
New to 2019 you can experience a Fire Show, a beautiful Floating Market among other attractions for all ages. All you need to do is download a map and plan your day!
Known as a place where Dubai’s creative urban culture takes root. Dubai in color really comes to life here as a large open shopping center is lit up from above. Both national and large international brands are present in the City Walk, so it’s the perfect place to go for some retail therapy.
There’s also a cinema, a ‘viewing cube’ and even an indoor tropical forest filled with exotic plants and animals. The bio-dome is called The Green Planet, and will give you a well-deserved break from a day of shopping.
Finally, after four days’ worth of non-stop entertainment, relax at La Mer. Offering a beautiful beach front and cove full of restaurants and bars, it’s just what a pair of tired feet need. Similarly for parents, you can relax poolside while your children have the time of their lives at the Laguna WaterPark.
For a more urban feel, check out the many amazing pieces of artwork and graffiti that make La Mer even brighter. Furthermore, City Walk and La Mer are only a 20 minute walk away from each other. This means you don’t HAVEshop till you drop, and a refreshing swim in the sea is never far away. You can also check out more ways to relax in Dubai.