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Dubai is well-known for its glamour, world-class attractions, and endless things to see and do. Some people might think that Dubai is an expensive destination, but they may be surprised to learn that there are lots of fabulous free things to do in this exciting place.

Top free attractions in Dubai

Free things to do in Dubai

Here is some of our favourite free attractions in Dubai for you to enjoy during your trip:

Free public beaches

One of the most attractive features of Dubai is its lovely sunny climate that everyone can enjoy for free. There are so many free public beaches that you can visit during your stay including the Jumeriah Public Beach, La Mer, and Kite Beach. These gorgeous sandy beaches have lovely calm and clear water and spectacular views. People of all ages can relax, unwind, take in the scenery, and have a good time.

Explore the malls

Of course, even Dubai has the occasional day of terrible weather, but there are still plenty of things to do when the weather is bad, such as visiting the amazing malls. Dubai Mall has over 1200 retail stores and over 200 food and beverage outlets, it is climate-controlled for complete comfort. There are plenty of things to see and experience in the Dubai Mall that are completely free of charge, although if you do want to do some shopping, you will need to bring some cash.

Visit the Dubai Fountains

For a dancing water show, take a look at the Dubai Mall waterfront where you can see the famous Dubai Fountains show. Thanks to the latest technology, water can shoot 140 metres into the air, it’s a spectacular treat for the whole family and definitely a Dubai bucket list attraction.

Watch IMAGINE Dubai

For another impressive free tourist attraction in Dubai, head over to the Dubai Festival City Mall where water, surround sound and lasers come together for a thrilling experience that might include pyrotechnics and other dramatic touches. The breath-taking IMAGINE show takes place every hour from 7pm to 11pm, so there are plenty of opportunities to make sure you see it.

Take in some local art and culture

Another amazing free place to visit during your Dubai holiday is the amazing Alserkal Avenue art complex where there are around 20 galleries of incredible artworks to enjoy. Soak up the local culture and get some cooking inspiration at Dubai’s impressive spice market, the Spice Souk. Even if you choose not to buy anything, its fun to walk around and take in the history. You can also walk around the historic district of Al Fahidi, where you can get a feel for what Dubai used to like before the Emirates were formed and before it became a modern and international hub.

Observe nature

Observe some of the regions stunning nature at the Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary. This is a conservation area that offers salt flats, mangroves, mudflats, and lagoons where birds nest and raise their young. Bird watchers will love the 60 species of birds that live here, including the colourful flamingo. There are also around 500 varieties of fauna and flora to be discovered from free vantage points.

The very best of Dubai holidays

Whatever your heart desires, Dubai is the kind of place where you will find what you are looking for. And Away Holidays can help you make these dreams a reality with exciting package deals and trips that deliver astounding value. All the hotels and resorts we offer to our clients are carefully checked so you can be sure you are experiencing the best possible quality. Whether you are travelling with your family, or you’re looking for a romantic getaway with your loved one, we offer an inspiring array of Dubai holidays for everyone.

At Away Holidays, we are determined to deliver the best Dubai experiences. Why not give one of our friendly team members a call today to find out more and to book your perfect holiday.

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