Destination Guide

Dubai – The Palm

This serene escape mixes and mingles between the city and the sea.

Destination Guide Dubai – The Palm

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When in Dubai, You Must

Know Before You Go

Indulge in the ‘Bucket List’ menu at LIV where, depending on the season and availability, guests have the opportunity to try once-in-a-lifetime delicacies including Geoduck and Lamb Brain.

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Be Adventurous

Talk Like a Local

Learn the slang from the city.

Yalla Habibi

/Yah-lah/ /'Ha-bee-bee/
It means 'Come on, darling!'
Yalla habibi, we're late!

Neighborhoods to Explore

1. Dubai Marina

Warm waters next to beachside restaurants and shops. Be sure to have a stroll down JBR walk.

2. Downtown Dubai

The busy business hub of the city, downtown is full of art galleries and restaurants. It also boasts the world's tallest tower in the world, Burj Khalifa, with Dubai Fountain nearby.

3. Deira

An old area of Dubai, this pulsing zone is full of culture and traditions. Explore markets, the Dubai museum, Dubai creek, Bastakiya Square, and so much more.

4. Al Fahidi Historic District

The Al Fahidi District has narrow walking lanes that create a labyrinth flanked by sand-colored homes. You'll find museums, craft shops, cultural exhibits, courtyard cafés, and art galleries.

5. Dubai Design District

Dubai Design District (d3) has been developed through careful consultation with the design community to provide a creative ecosystem that surpasses the expectations of a typical creative neighborhood.

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Ultimate Access


Bagatelle Dubai

Sheikh Zayed Road

Bagatelle Dubai is designed to reflect classic Parisian elements highlighted by bold artwork and pulsating music.


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If you're up for an opulent dinner experience and a playground for elite, this is the place.


DIFC Dubai

Street 8, Al Quoz 1

Visit numerous art galleries including Christie’s and Sotheby’s, then pick one of many great restaurants like Peyote, Gaucho, or The Artisan by Enoteca Pinchiorri.


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Feel like continuing the night out? No need to drive anywhere, the next place is a walking distance away. Try Roberto's or ZUMA.

Mirzam Chocolate Makers

Mirzam Chocolate Makers

Warehouse 70, Alserkal Avenue

Mirzam chocolate is hand crafted from bean to bar at the Alserkal Avenue Factory. Visitors can make their own chocolate, wrap it, and enjoy it with a fine cup of coffee.


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Once your sweet tooth is satisfied, visit Alserkal Avenue's fashion boutiques and art galleries, or watch a movie at the outdoor cinema.

Andakulova Gallery

Andakulova Gallery

Damac Park Towers

A contemporary art gallery that promotes Central Asia’s visual arts. Andakulova provides a platform to exhibit and support emerging to mid-market contemporary Central Asian artists across a variety of media.


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Andakulova Gallery is known for finding rising stars in the art world.

Dubai Essentials


1. Water Bottle

The heat is no joke. Hydration is key.

2. Smart Phone with Camera

Dubai is digitally plugged-in and full of great photo opportunities, so keep a full charge.

3. Sunscreen

If you’re visiting from the northern latitudes, keep a small bottle of sunblock on you at all times.