World’s first shopping resort: The word resort automatically brings to mind images of vacation, relaxation, and fun times. This is exactly what the Mall of the Emirates offers to shoppers – a fun and relaxing shopping experience that is set apart from other malls in Dubai. Once you enter the mall, you might never want to leave! Ski Dubai - A snow experience in the desert city: There are a 85-metre-high manmade mountain with 5 ski slopes for snowboarding and a 3,000-square-metre Snow Park with toboggan runs, climbing towers and ice cave for family to have fun together. If you have never ever seen or touched snow in your life, you can start a snowball fight or create your own snow angels there.
Gold, gold, and more gold: Did we say gold? The Deira Gold Souk has over 300 retailers that offer 10 tons of gold at any given time. Even if you’re not out to buy gold, a stroll around the market is a must if only to marvel at the intricacy of some of the gold pieces on display. The art of haggling: There are other shopping places that offer gold but the best bargains can only be found at the Deira Gold Souk. As a useful tip, start bargaining at 50% off and haggle your way around until you get a good price that you are willing to pay for. Some vendors are willing to give as much as a 30% discount! The more you buy, the higher chance you have of getting a good price cut. Traditional market experience: There is no better way to enjoy an authentic Arab market experience than a visit to the Deira Gold Souk. Here, one can take in the hustle and bustle of traditional marketplaces with all the dazzling display of gold and precious stones amid a cacophony of music and vendor calls.
Traditional market in a luxurious venue: At Souk Madinat Jumeirah, we can enjoy a traditional marketplace experience minus the heat and noise of common marketplaces. This recreation of an ancient market is recommended for those prefer a friendlier and more peaceful atmosphere while choosing among common market wares like Arab handicrafts, jewelry, souvenir items, and local delicacies. A place to enjoy a piece of Dubai nightlife: At dusk, Souk Madinat Jumeirah begins to transform and buzz with entertainment from its restaurants, cafe and bars. It is an ideal venue to savour Dubai nightlife over delicious food and drink as the vibrancy of this place is as equally good as others’
Largest mall in the world: The Dubai Mall’s internal floor area is pegged at 5.9 million sq. ft. with 3.77 million sq. ft. of gross leasable space. It is home to over 1,200 shops, 120 cafes and restaurants, 22 cinema screens, a luxury hotel, and world-class entertainment areas. Different precincts for different products: The Dubai Mall’s retail shops are conveniently clustered into precincts according to product categories. If you are out to purchase high fashion items, The Fashion Avenue is your best option. For a market-like feel, visit The Souk which features jewelry, accessories and traditional Arab clothing and handicraft. A more casual and outdoorsy ambiance can be enjoyed at The Village. Extra-ordinary entertainment: The Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo is a must-visit landmark in Dubai. Walk through the 270-degree tunnel and enjoy a closer view of the Earth’s vibrant marine life. Kids can also play and learn at Kidzania, while the entire family can have some fun at the SEGA Republic indoor theme park. For a unique experience, put on a pair of ice skates and glide your way around Dubai Mall’s Olympic-size Ice Rink.
More luxury brands in one shopping centre: The Burjuman Centre is known for its high-end shops with the greatest number of top luxury brands available. Label lovers can find Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior, Hermes, Dolce and Gabbana, Versace, and many more there. The mall also houses Dubai’s only Saks Fifth Avenue outlet. The mall’s Pavilion Gardens and sunny courtyards is a relaxing oasis: The Burjuman Centre maintains an outdoor feel through its sunny courtyards and the Pavilion Gardens. Most of the malls’ restaurants can be found here, giving shoppers a dining experience that can equal an afternoon at a French café.
A place to buy electronics in Dubai: Al Fahidi Street is your best stop if you want to buy a new cellphone, laptop, or camera at lower prices. Home appliances, like ovens, refrigerators, and washing machines are also available here. Always ask for a warranty and check the voltage if it matches your preference. Night shopping under the neon lights: When the sun sets, Al Fahidi Street transforms into a busy night market complete with neon signs and night shoppers. Linger around until dark to enjoy the dazzling signs that makes you feel like you’re in Las Vegas.
Souvenirs at lower prices: Souvenirs sold at Karama Shopping Complex are priced lower than in other places. You can also haggle your way to even lower the price of your purchase! Popular items include shisha pipes, shawls, and gold trinkets. Street art around the complex: If you love art, then you must visit Karama Shopping Complex. 24 huge murals were recently added on the side of 12 buildings around the complex, which makes it a good reason to shop and enjoy art at the same time. 2 local and 6 international artists were commissioned to create these beautiful artworks that added a major draw to the complex.