Considered by many to be one of the most attractive mosques in the region and also, importantly for visitors, one of the few which is open to non-Muslims for tours.
The Dubai Ski Centre
Located in the Mall of the Emirates (MOE), this offers you the opportunity to escape the heat outside and go skiing and snowboarding on a snow-covered slope, which by indoor standards is very large indeed.
A fabulous state-of-the-art water park, widely regarded as one of the best in the world. Located right next door to the Jumeriah Beach Hotel, the park has a choice of fairly gentle rides as well as some designed with the more adventurous in mind.
For an atmospheric glimpse of Old Dubai – and a startling contrast to the modern high-rises – visit this recently renovated conservation area. Sand-coloured stone houses line the narrow lanes and open up onto shady courtyards, many given over to art galleries and cafés. The Sheikh Mohamed Centre for Cultural Understanding offers walking tours