UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - DUBAI
Global Traveler|July 2021
Discover luxurious shopping, ultramodern architecture and a vibrant nightlife in Dubai, a city and emirate in the United Arab Emirates. Home to nearly 200 nationalities, Dubai promises a truly memorable experience to all visitors — memories just waiting to be made.

GETTING THERE & AROUND

Dubai International Airport, located five miles from city center, is the main airport serving Dubai and one of the world’s busiest for international passenger traffic. Many hotels offer a shuttle bus or other transportation service to and from the airport. Taxis do not have meters, and fares vary widely. A public bus service is also available. While exploring the city, taxis offer one of the most efficient ways to get around; you can hail them on the street or from an app called RTA Smart Taxi. The Metro can also take you from place to place and is one of the most affordable transportation modes.

LODGING

Atlantis, The Palm

This luxurious resort features 1,539 rooms; next-level amenities; a 42-acre water park; a giant aquarium with more than 65,000 sea creatures; a shopping mall; and more. Take it up a notch and stay in an underwater guestroom with windows looking directly into the aquarium.

Crescent Road, The Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE, tel 971 4 426 2000 atlantis.com/ar/dubai

Bulgari Hotel & Resort, Dubai

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