Dubai is known for its sweltering summer heat, with temperatures that rise to 50 degrees Celcius in July & August. This makes summer in Dubai the low season for tourism – but it also means cheaper flights and lower hotel rates (with ENTERTAINER getaways)! So why not take advantage of this amazing opportunity to travel to a new destination? If you’re planning a trip to this part of the Middle East but you’re feeling skeptical about its crazy temperatures, we’ve got you covered! Here are 5 Dubai tips to keep you cool for the summer:
Barasti Beach Club
Dubai’s s beach club, Barasti, is known as the go-to spot for Friday tanning sessions on the beach, but it’s a whole different vibe in the summertime! Barasti turns into The Lost World, a rainforest and wildlife themed ‘jungalow’, underneath a huge glass tent covering the entire middle deck – with air conditioning set on full blast to beat the heat. Here’s the best part – Barasti will be hosting its Wild Thing brunch inside The Lost World. How cool is that?
Skiing in the desert during the summer? Everything is possible in Dubai! Located in the Mall Of Emirates, Ski Dubai will offer you a unique indoor skiing experience, allowing you to both ski and snowboard while the temperatures soar outside. The slopes inside Ski Dubai also hosts super cute penguins and an ice park for children and adults. Clothing and equipment will be provided at the venue – so don’t worry about packing your winter gear!
How about sipping on an ice-cold beverage at Taj Hotel’s luxurious outdoor terrace lounge – Treehouse. You’ll find a huge air-conditioned tent lit up by fairy lights to keep you cool while you enjoy a few cocktails while inside this summer greenhouse. This urban rooftop oasis also overlooks Dubai’s city skyline and the world-famous Burj Khalifa, making it a perfect summer evening retreat.
Wild Wadi Waterpark
When it comes to escaping the heat, embracing it and finding ways to enjoy it instead is the answer sometimes! Which is why you should make a trip to Wild Wadi Water Park. Wild Wadi is one of the world’s most advanced water parks – and even better, it’s open to all ages. The park offers 30 rides with various levels of excitement, as well as stunning views of the Burj Al Arab. Ladies, you’re in luck, because Wild Wadi also offers a ladies night where only women and children are allowed in the water park until midnight.
Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort
Get the feel of a resort vacation when you check into the Anantara Resort at the Palm Jumeirah. The Anantara Resort offers three huge lagoon pools, a private beach, as well as a 50-metre infinity pool. If you’re not a guest at the hotel, you still get to access to these above facilities, including beach access for AED299 per person, together with a three-course set menu at The Beach House restaurant.
Home to some of the world’s fanciest resorts and coolest water parks, Dubai has a lot to offer. Tick these places off your Dubai bucket list and start planning your visit to the UAE now! But before you do that, make sure you get on your ENTERTAINER App to explore hotel discounts with ENTERTAINER getaways to enjoy up to 60% off your stay!