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Exclusive guide to the best holiday destinations in Dubai, independent reviews from award-winning travel writers

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Jumeirah Dar-al-Masyaf, Dubai

The key to Jumeirah Dar-Al-Masyaf is it gives you access to everything: the beach, the Wild Wadi Waterpark, gym, spa, theatre, over fifty restaurants and numerous shops – if that is what you want.

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Saba’a Restaurant, Al Seef, Dubai

So, Saba’a is more than a restaurant. It is an Arabian Banquet. Like Scheherazade, it tells a thousand and one stories of Arabian life.

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Insider guide to Al Seef, Dubai

As a reminder of Dubai in a quieter age, as a more authentic Arabian experience, Al Seef will draw in visitors who will would not normally visit brash and blingy Dubai.

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The Hide at the Jumeirah Al Qasr

Whilst one of the chefs is cooking the steak that you have selected, you can start piling up your plate.

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Qantas Business Class

The new style Business Class international menu designed by chef, author, restaurateur and Rockpool founder Neil Perry provides Business Class passengers with a more tailored experience. 

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Radisson Blu Hotel Deira Creek

Well lucky me. I’d found a cosy hideaway in the top floor Royal Club Lounge giving me a front row bird’s eye view of the Arabic Dhow boats setting off up Deira Creek on their evening dinner cruises. “Must book one of those for tomorrow night” I thought to myself as I sipped a smooth scotch and contemplated a chocolate dipped date. Such is life at the Radisson Blu Hotel Deira Creek, a world away from the razzle dazzle Dubai of Jumeirah and Umm Suqeim.

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