Dubai is one of the 7 emirates of the United Arab Emirates. The other 6 are Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al-Quwain, and Fujairah, which became united under the leadership of Sheikh Zayed in 1971. The seventh emirate, Ras Al Khaimah, joined the former 6 in 1972.
Since then, the Emirates, and especially Dubai have gone through a great many and significant changes. Dubai has become one of the most visited tourist destinations in the world, due to its mind boggling sky-scrapers and bewitching beauty. Along with all of Dubai’s terrestrial wonders, it also has many attractions in and around its beaches and waterways. In fact, many of its waterways are attractions themselves and are worth visiting on luxury yacht rentals in Dubai. And that is what we will be talking about today.
We have comprised a list of the most attractive must-visit destinations in Dubai, that you can access through rental yachts.
1. The World islands
The World islands is a man-made archipelago and one of several artificial island developments of Dubai. It consists of small islands constructed in the shape of the world map. Nakheel Properties developed the world, starting in 2003. They paused the development in 2007-08 due to the financial crisis, following which they sold 60% of the islands to private contractors.
The World is an attractive tourist attraction of the Arab city, but most of the islands are not commercially developed yet. Lebanon is one of the only visitable islands, where visitors have access to the beaches and hotels.You can view the islands via yachts in Dubai, which one can book online or through an agency directly.
2. La Mer beach
La Mer Dubai is one of the stunning beaches that the city offers to its tourists and residents. It is located near Jumeirah 1 district, and extends up to the sea. The hustle bustle of the neighbouring areas, pedestrians,, food establishments, ice cream shops, other tourists and palm trees keep the place lively and amusing. The place is also famous amongst artists for its graffiti and art murals. The art is one of the notable factors about this place.
La mer also offers a long stretch of beach, with a waterpark zone as well. You can visit the area by luxury yacht rentals which provide a fantastic viewing experience of the whole beach, as well as shade from the scorching sun.
3. Dubai Marina Beach
Dubai Marina Beach is a public beach available to the people completely free of cost. It is one of the many beaches of the Dubai Marina canal. The developers established it along a 3 km stretch of the shoreline of the Persian gulf. The area is a very sought-after neighbourhood in Dubai due to its luxurious lifestyle, neck-bending sky-scrapers, amazing restaurants, shopping malls, etc.
Tourists and interested individuals can visit the area on yacht rentals in Dubai for a luxurious viewing experience.
4. Dubai creek
Dubai Creek is one of the many waterways of Dubai. It stretches inwards upto 14 kilometres and has people have been largely using it for trade and transport since a long while ago. It is famous for its Water taxis which provide an interesting experience. Water taxis are especially fun to ride at night as the lights and shine is bedazzling.
The creek also makes for great yacht rides in Dubai. With a private rental yacht, you can visit not only the creek but also the neighbouring markets, souks, eateries, etc.
5. Burj Al Arab
Burj Al Arab stands on an artificially constructed island and is famous for being one of the tallest hotels in the world. Jumeirah Hotel group manages the luxurious hotel and it is connected to the main shore through a curving bridge. Its home island is located 280M away from the shore, and the hotel overlooks the beautiful sceneries provided by the Persian Gulf.
It is one of the best attractions to visit on a rental yacht in Dubai. The height and glory of the building is truly astonishing, and it makes for a great tourist attraction in Dubai.
6. The Palm islands
The Palm islands are a group of three islands which were developed around the same time as The World. The islands are named Palm Jumeirah, Deira Island and Palm Jebel Ali. They are situated off shore of the Persian Gulf. The developers constructed the Palm islands with the aim of boosting tourism activity in Dubai and to improve and enrich the tourist economy. This worked out as The Palm islands have successfully become one of the most attractive tourist attractions in the country.
Since the islands are situated in the sea, they are easily accessible through yacht rentals. The islands provide a ton of destinations that are worth visiting when visiting Dubai.
7. Cayan tower
The Cayan Tower in Dubai is an architectural marvel. The builders and architects achieved its twisted shape by rotating each floor 1.2 degrees. They built the building around a cylindrical elevator and service core. The name of the tower was Infinity tower before its inauguration in 2013. It is located on the Dubai Marina and you can visit the area by a yacht rental. The Cayan tower is indeed a feat of achievement and definitely worth seeing when in Dubai.
8. Bluewaters Island
Bluewaters island is another one of Dubai’s artificial islands and it sits 400m off of the Jumeirah Beach. It is home to the Ain Dubai, also known as the Dubai Eye, as well as the first and only Madame Tussauds in the mid-eastern region. The area is a stunner as well and harbours some of the finest and most famous restaurants and resorts in the city.
It is yet another location accessible by yacht, and very famous for its scenic beauty and The Eye. When visiting Dubai, it should definitely be on your to-visit list.
And that wraps up our list of some of the must-visit destinations that you can visit on a rental yacht in Dubai. There are many more nooks and corners and beaches that provide fantastic tourism experience.
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