Dubai is one of the ultimate Arabian cities if you are willing to splash some generous cash. From high-end shopping, accommodation, and entertainment options to decadent culinary sessions, ultra-indulgent spa treatments, and premium sightseeing vantage points, Dubai is sure to overwhelm luxe travelers with the most extravagant experiences.

But, don’t have an idea of where or how to splurge in Dubai? Come take a look at this list of top luxury things to do in Dubai.

Set Out on a Luxury Sightseeing Tour of Dubai

Want to hit all of Dubai’s must-visits (including its main sights and neighborhoods) in the most relaxed and luxurious way?  Nothing probably comes closer to a private VIP city tour that is tailor-made. It takes you further around the city’s main attractions aboard a vehicle of your choice that is exclusively booked for you and your group.

Now if you wish to take your Dubai sightseeing experience up a notch, you can opt to do it with a supercar drive experience which you can drive your own, but make sure that you carry your international driving license. This is undoubtedly one of the top luxury things to do in Dubai.

Dine on Ain Dubai

Ain Dubai is one of the city’s spanking new attractions. And just as you imagined, it is record-breaking too, being the world’s highest and largest observation wheel at a height of over 250 meters. Experiencing private dining at Ain Dubai is one of the must-do luxury things in Dubai for sure.

The private dining experience in one of its fully enclosed and air-conditioned cabins. Each cabin is so spacious that it can easily accommodate your intimate group, thus making it a great venue to have some quality moments with your family or friends in a fabulous setting.

Jazz Up Your Culinary Session with More Exotic Options


Looking for more exciting sky-high venues to feast on your taste buds? There is the dedicated Dinner in the Sky which allows you to sit back on a dining platform. It is hoisted to a height of over 50 meters.

Another similar culinary experience is Flying Cup where you can dine and drink in a mid-air spot. That’s not all, Dubai is chockfull of choices for those who wish to delight their taste buds in an unmatched setting. And, the best part is that mostly a celebrity or Michelin-starred chef runs this.

This ranges from Armani Dubai and Ossiano within Atlantis, The Palm (resort) to the stunning helipad at Burj Al Arab.

Spend a Night in a Super Stylish Hotel

With accommodation choices that are as distinct as Atlantis, The Palm, Jumeirah Al Qasr, and Armani Hotel, Dubai is where you get to feel the pinnacle of a luxurious ever hotel stay. Unsurprisingly, the city is home to the legendary sail-shaped Burj Al Arab. It may be a five-star all-suite hotel, but its comforts are par excellence which makes it popular as the world’s only seven-star accommodation.

A stay in its Royal Suite can cost you an unbelievable amount of $25,000 per night. There are more options; know what it is like to stay in a super luxurious designer suite at the Bvlgari Resort or choose to escape from the crowd by heading to Al  Maha Desert Resort which is secluded away in the midst of endless Arabian Desert sands.

Enjoy Dubai’s Must-Experiences in Private

Dubai’s iconic landmarks are always packed. But, you can skip all hassles of gaining access to its main attractions with a private tour inclusive of skip-the-line tickets. This lets you see the definite sees such as the tallest of its Burj Khalifa and theme parks like IMG Worlds of Adventure, Atlantis Aquaventure, etc by sparing yourself from all queuing, crowds, and other stress.


Spoil Yourself with a Personalized Shopping Tour

Whatever reason lures you to this city, a holiday in Dubai remains unfinished without a spot of retail therapy. So if you wish to make the most of Dubai’s high-end and out-of-the-world shopping scene, it is always wise to book a personalized shopping tour wherein you will be accompanied by an expert guide who will lead you to the city’s surefire spots that cater to your unique shopping interest.

Be it high-street, glamorous luxury style, or even sustainable shopping, this allows you to discover Dubai’s top shopping locations and hidden gems including the traditional souks, tucked away in the quaint old part of Dubai.

Sail Along Dubai’s Water on a Lavish Yacht Cruise

There is no better way to spruce up your luxury holiday than with a celeb-style yacht cruise. Be it to throw an unforgettable family gathering or to celebrate your or your dear ones’ big day, a yacht makes an extraordinary venue with its ultra-chic amenities, comforts, and entertainment facilities on board.

Moreover, awe-inspiring sights combined with scrumptious cuisines and world-class drinks promise you an unforgettable cruise experience in Dubai. It is up to you whether you prefer to charter it for a few hours or an entire day.

Sign Up for Premium Desert Safari

Desert safari is a quintessential Arabian experience that is hard to miss out on any Dubai holiday. Now wonder how to add a touch of luxury to this relatively understated activity? Simply opt for a VIP or Premium Desert Safari in Dubai. It comes with the most exclusive inclusions.

Discover the unparalleled desert sands by a powerful Hummer and further get ready for the most elite experiences. Don’t miss relaxing in a fully furnished, classic Bedouin-style tent that is solely arranged for you and your group. From shisha smoking and henna tattooing to BBQ dining and traditional entertainment like Tanura and Belly Dance show, this lets you enjoy all staples of a desert safari with utmost privacy and flexibility.

Experience Dubai on a Wild & Exclusive Adventure

Looking to get an exclusive and unimpeded perspective over Dubai’s glamorous man-made islands, unparalleled desert, and other phenomenal sights? You can’t go wrong with a heart-racing aerial adventure as crazy and wild as a skydiving session.

The region’s first-of-its-kind Edge Walk and Glass Slide experience at Sky Views Dubai is one of the top luxury adventure experiences to add to your bucket list. Now if you prefer to experience height in the safest way possible, opt for a helicopter ride or a more thrilling seaplane tour.


Treat Yourself to an Extravagant Spa Package

If all the above action and fun-packed experiences make you weary, you can easily recharge your body and soul before your leave Dubai. Simply reserve your spot for a lavish signature wellness treatment at one of the city’s best spas.

If you are not aware of where to undergo a spa treatment in Dubai, some of our top suggestions are Amara Spa at Park Hyatt, Talise Spa at Madinat Jumeirah, Anantara Spa at Anantara The Palm, and ShuiQi Spa.

So, get invigorated and glowing as you end your luxurious ever Dubai getaway on a pleasant, energetic note.


Dubai, precisely, has a wealth of choices for those looking for a luxury holiday. After all, it is one of the most stylish and glamorous cities in the Middle East. As we have done our part by curating this list of the most lavish and luxurious experiences in Dubai, it is now your turn to go ahead and live them to the fullest!


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