Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club
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... For the rest of the afternoon there's been free time, so I have been swimming in my pool and lying on my sun lounger reading. It is so hot that even where you're not in the sun you have that feeling like your skin is burning... It's lovely! :D
We were told to meet in the lobby at 6pm for sunset drinks before dinner, and then several 4WDs turned up to take us for a surprise sunset drink in the dunes, and a camel ride - thank goodness I had worn ...
... to take the train up to Dubai Mall to catch the open top bus to do the beach tour. As we discovered yesterday, this place wasn't built for pedestrians - let alone pram pushing pedestrians. The pavements are lumpy and bumpy and the kerb is about 30cm high, so a complete nightmare to heave buggies up and down in the midday sun! Once we got to the train station everything was easy and trains were super modern and clean. ...
... they could not purchase houses or apartments in other parts of the city) and even then it was not a case of permanent ownership, but rather a 99 year lease since every building in the city of Dubai would be torn down once it was 100 years old. It took us awhile to wrap our heads around that interesting and unusual fact and as we contemplated the unique situation of owning a house in Dubai we made our way out onto the famous Palm Islands.
Known around the ...
... on the creek where goodness knows what was being loaded by hand on to old fashioned sea-going boats, many of which seemed barely seaworthy.
This is an old fashioned way of life, still being practiced in an otherwise modern Dubai. These are the things we like to see.
Hughie reckons that by this point we had been up for 43 hours with only a couple of very short catnaps on the plane.
So it is an early bedtime, about 8 ...
... least it was tasty! After lunch we laid on the grass next to the beach and were treated to 3 planes doing a Red Arrows style aerial stunt show for 30 minutes. Fancy. That evening we walked to the old town and souk area, the building here were much more characteristic of the Middle East and I felt for the first time that's where we actually were. Even more so when we wandered into the lanes of the souk to be accosted on all sides by tourist tack market sellers and ...
Other places to stay in Dubai
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- Pure Luxury in Dubai
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المركز التجاري, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $185
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- Fantastic stay at the Emirates Towers
رأس الخور, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $206
بر دبي, Dubai | 4 star hotelfrom $70
- Clean but dated accommodation
- GREAT ROOMS, FRIENDLY, HELPFULL STAFF
- Reliable, good value (and some advice for the ladies)
المركز التجاري, Dubai | 4 star hotelfrom $115
- A great Experience
- It was fab!!
- Outstanding service at plaza
المركز التجاري, Dubai | 4 star hotelfrom $138
أم سقيم, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $1,292
- Arabian magic
- Warning! Do not entrust your credit card
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1, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $96
- Very pleasant stay
- OK, but not 5*
بر دبي, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $186
- Great service and very friendly
- Have to agree with comments about staff
1, Dubai | 4 star hotelfrom $132
- Just okay
- I cant fault this hotel - and i'm picky!
دبي مارينا, Dubai | 3 star hotelfrom $153
- Continues to be a great hotel
- Never Again!
- The Excellent Hilton Dubai
المركز التجاري, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $105
المركز التجاري, Dubai | 3 star hotelfrom $106
- Great Place to stay ....
- Not the best!!
- "Treated like a King & Queen"
بر دبي, Dubai | 3 star hotelfrom $52
- Great service
- Great Hotel with excellent service
- Never again
Tecom, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $130
ديرة, Dubai | 4 star hotelfrom $154
- Gutes altes Hotel
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- Pure luxury at Christmas
دبي مارينا, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $145
1, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $413
جميرا, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $268
- Al Qasr one in a million
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- Just Superb!
المركز التجاري الأولى, Dubai | 4 star hotelfrom $132
بر دبي, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $77
المركز التجاري الثانية, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $191
- Superb! Fresh and very friendly.
- Business or leisure
- Great business hotel
البدع, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $167
- Service with a smile !
- Very very good!!
- Great hotel
1, Dubai | 3 star hotelfrom $101
- Good hotel.
- Better than I thought.
- Value for money
دبي مارينا, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $221
- Staff training needed
- Bigger is not always better!
- Great Location, Needs to improve