Fun in Dubai

How to Have Fun in Dubai?

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Dubai is nothing if not the ideal place for a vacation with your loved ones. For those residing in the emirate, the entertainment and fun are almost never-ending. With thousands of thrilling adventures and a serene park in Dubai just waiting for the public, the emirate promises a plethora of choices.

From the landmark attractions like Burj Khalifa, the Dubai Mall to iconic structures like Al Ain Dubai. There are plenty of ways to go about having fun here. Not only do you have top-tier amusement parks but you also have water parks, virtual parks, and much more.

Starting from your first day, you can spend a year in Dubai and still not be sure about having seen everything. So, to help you get started on finding the best treats for yourself. Here’s a couple of ideas you should consider:

Amusement Parks

There is a vast collection of amusement parks in the emirate. With each of them offering thrilling rides, slides and adventure-filled experiences, you can be sure that your family will never forget the trip. Start from the Bollywood Parks, your one-stop destination for enjoying the most convincing themed environment of the Indian film industry. You can have fun with fictional characters played by your favourite Bollywood celebrities like Shahrukh Khan in Ra One or Hrithik Roshan in Krrish.

Once you’ve had your fill or want something that piques your interests, head over to MOTIONGATE Dubai or IMG Worlds of Adventure. These two landmark destinations are two of the biggest entertainment and adventure-filled mega-projects in all of the Middle East. You will find the Hollywood-centred theme to be exquisite and relatable with all your favourite characters around. You can choose from a selection of zones that each comprises rides based on specific franchises.

If roller coasters, virtual rides or cartoons aren’t doing it for you, head over to Ski Dubai. The biggest and the first-ever of its kind ice skating rink in the Middle East. This park boasts of fun that is nowhere to be found in the region. Also divided into various sections based on the difficulty level of the skiing rinks, Ski Dubai offers a comfortable experience for all. You can rent all the necessary equipment from the reception. For beginners, there are experienced guides who supervise the rinks and offer lessons to everyone.

For those who are all about physical fitness and team-based competition, head over to Aventura Parks. Promising thrilling adventures along with challenging obstacle courses that require teamwork and perseverance, you’ll absolutely love the excitement.

Cinemas and Restaurants

People who prefer Netflix and chill can enjoy a variety of smart, immersive and ultra high-quality cinemas in the emirate. The Reel Cinemas have garnered a reputation for their luxurious environment, top-tier seating arrangements and not to mention the exquisite relaxing seats you get with your ticket. Moreover, those who are very critical of the film experience can find Reel Cinemas to be difficult to criticize. This is largely because the quality of the movie you watch will be nothing less than the very best the industry has to offer.

Other than Reel Cinemas, you can also rely on VOX Cinemas in the Mercato Mall, OUTDOOR Galleria, Mall of the Emirates and City Centre Deira and Shindagha. Other options include Roxy Cinemas, Novo Cinemas, Theatre by Rhodes, etc.

It’s impossible to resist hunger when you’re walking around the emirate and witnessing the world’s finest cuisines being prepared in every restaurant. Since Dubai is teeming with an international presence, you can find almost everything available in every part of the world. Bosphorous Turkish Cuisine, Texas de Brazil, Al Dawaar Revolving Restaurant, Maiden Shanghai, Rhodes W1, Tribes Dubai Mall, Summer Place, Tresind, Tulum, Noepe and the Boardwalk are amazing restaurants to try out.


In a nutshell, there are more than enough places for you to spend any time of vacation with your friends and families. Just make sure to book yourself a nice and comfortable place that doesn’t charge you a lot. That’s because you want to save money for the tickets, rides, movies, foods, trips and so much more. Moreover, try to make a schedule for all the places you want to visit. Needless to say, with so many options, it’s impossible to visit them all.