Metropolitan Suites Apartments Hotel
Travel Blogs from Dubai
... to you. It is not at all like LLlansteffan. Big blocks of apartments and shops tower over the sand. I had a paddle in the sea. It was quite cold! We met Rajwah who is a friend of Owen's and went out for supper in an Italian restaurant near the sea. By 9 o'clock Oscar was fast asleep and we were all feeling tired so here we are ready for bed at 10 o'clock.
Another busy day tomorrow!
Great flight - even managed about 5 hours sleep! Our hotel (Sofitel at Jumeriah Beach) is perfect especially as they upgraded us to a Junior Suite with access to the Executive Lounge - free brekky, lunch, drinks, afternoon tea and dinner. Yeeha love it. ...
... take home (we realised we had to eat them as soon as walked out the door otherwise they would have liquified!) the Burj high tea was an amazing experience. We then walked along Jumeriah road to Umm Suqeim beach for more fantastic views of the Burj Al-Arab. After arriving back at Atlantis I had an afternoon nap while Alex met Ryan & Cheryl by the pool. We were so tired that we opted for a lazy night in with room ...
... we all went swimming with the Dolphins which was simply amazing. You get to touch them, hug them and they also drag you along the water by holding onto their dorsal fins. Then they also push you along by your foot whilst you hold on to a belly board…amazing!
Back to the hotel to change for dinner, off to happy hour at the Imperial Club, and then to Nobu for dinner…very ...
... In the evening we went to the Dubai Mall. This is a very popular mall with all the top designers and labels as well as a ski slope and ice skating rink (as you do in the desert). From the "when in Rome..." category I sampled a McArabia from MacDonalds. Ruby and I went ice skating while Dawn and Emily shopped. Before heading back to the hotel we saw a water and music show in front of the tallest building in the world, the Burj ...
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