9 Exciting Things To Do In Downtown Dubai
Downtown Dubai is easily the most accessible, central, and innovative part of the city. The district is home to the city’s prime attractions, the revolutionary Burj Khalifa, and some premium staycation homes. As the area continues to multiply its futuristic approach, it has also given rise to luxury fully-furnished homes and top-rated amenities for those eager to be a part of this community.
Take a dive into the arts culture
Downtown Dubai has been home to a creative neighborhood for many years. The establishment of the urban development – Dubai Design District has made this destination even more open to up-and-coming artists such as painters, sculptors, and heart-warming musicians. This is a great way to spend an evening, with many F&B outlets, retail spaces as well as live events.
Watch a live show at the Dubai Opera
As the city reaches new cultural milestones, Dubai Opera takes the lead in being a central location for endless events. A prime destination for performing arts in Dubai, the venue continually embraces many forms of the arts culture including classical orchestras, comedy shows, ballet, and more. You’re likely to have a definitive thought-provoking and authentic experience.
Board Games at The Six
The café prides itself on being the host of over 1000 board games decked against all four walls. Customers simply walk in, grab a game of choice with a side of a soothing dessert, dish or drink and let the fun begin.
Night at Neos Lounge, Address Downtown
Located in the glamourous Address Downtown, Neos Lounge sits atop the glimmering views of the city skyline. The 4.5 stars rated lounge is designed to provide you with an experience just as awe-striking as the view. The restaurant side of the lounge offers various dishes in contemporary and international cuisine.
Cool down with Dubai Ice Rink
It is no surprise that every now and then, we all need an escape from the overwhelming heat of the summer. Dubai Ice Rink initially opened in 2012, right in the center of the mall. The venue has been the sole provider of some exciting icy adventures. Apart from skating lessons, hockey games, the rink is also open for private bookings per hour.
Breakfast with The ‘Cereal Killer Café’
If you’re one of those people who love breakfast, despite the time of day – we’ve found your heaven. The Cereal Killer Café is located in Dubai Mall, on the Ground Floor Level behind the Waterfalls. This breakfast-themed café is stocked with impressive varieties of cereal. The best part? The café is also open for buying copious amounts of any cereal you like. Enjoy!
Take a stroll at the Burj Park
Located adjacent to the Dubai Mall is this serene and boastful setting sprinkled with evergreen trees and breathtaking views of the Burj. Upon entering you are likely to find peculiar yet thoughtful sculptures of figurative art, local dine-ins and chic cafes, and tasty food trucks all located on an impressive floating platform. Moreover, you might even be lucky enough to catch a live show or ongoing event. This venue is a go-to if you want to take in the views or take a ride in the Burj Khalifa’s fountain lake.
Luxury Sessions with Armani Spa
The 12,000 square foot prides on being an oasis of tranquillity right in the center of town. Reflecting the style and design of Giorgio Armani the space is an outlet for many services including a fitness center, private and social areas for unwinding, spas, massages, and more.
Dinner at Social House, Dubai Mall
You can’t end a day Downtown without the city’s famous light and fountain show. Pair this up with an outdoor meal at the Social House and you have the perfect night. The restaurant is open from 9 AM to midnight located on the lower ground level of Dubai Mall. The restaurant is an eclectic space with a spectacular menu each day, a sushi bar of its own, and a direct view of the Burj Khalifa. Pro-tip: We recommend the Vietnamese Bibimbap for the main course with a side of grandma’s iced tea, followed by a Banana Split for dessert. Call ahead for reservations, so you don’t miss out.
There are endless options to enjoy Downtown. Immerse and live like a local by booking luxurious yet affordable holiday homes for a memorable trip in Dubai.