Christmas is a very popular festival for all. Everyone waits for this day throughout the year to celebrate the day. It is also the best time to spend with your family. Wherever you are you should come back to your home to celebrate the occasion. This festival is also very special for the kids as they get a chance to meet Santa and get many gifts from him. You should definitely make a plan for this upcoming Christmas. Without a proper plan you cannot be able to enjoy the day. Now it has become a trend to visit a foreign land on this day. Have you ever been in Middle East for Christmas celebrations in Dubai UAE – the most fabulous city of the Gulf – should be your destination for next coming festive winter season 2017 and New Year’s spring 2018.
Dubai is recognized as the best destination for Christmas holidays from all over the world where you can enjoy an unforgettable festive celebration irrespective of the fact whether you are single, a couple or with a large family. Below are several suggestions for your consideration when staying the Arab city on your 2017/2018 vacation.
Dubai Christmas Festival is a new feast of festive fun with an enhanced Christmas experience. It is everything you love about Christmas in one place. The Amphitheatre in Dubai Media City will be transformed with a wintery Christmas atmosphere with pockets of warmth contained within key feature areas. Taste incredible festive foods from Dubai’s hottest restaurants, see local celebrities put their individual twists on Christmas festive workshops, indulge in cheese and chocolate tastings, plus the chance to find unique ingredients and foodie gifts in the Christmas Markets.
Events for kids
Visitors will indulge the kids’ Christmas spirit by ordering The Gingerbread House kit from PlayaRound. Complete with everything you’ll need to build your own gingerbread house including pre-cut walls, roof and door as well as icing sugar and candy decorations, it’s a great way to spend an afternoon with the kids, and tastes absolutely delicious too! You can also take your heading down to Santa’s Grotto at Rainforest Café to meet Santa Claus and receive a special present. Your kids will get their picture taken with Santa as well as the chance to write out their Christmas wishing letters.
Christmas Eve Parties
You can try traditional Arabic delicacies combined with all your favourite yuletide delights surrounded by festive decorations and twinkling lights and even a visit from Santa at Al Forsan restaurant. Enter this fairytale setting decorated in red, gold and black which is just perfect for the festive season. With a festive lunch and dinner buffet, it’s a great place to kick off the celebrations on Christmas Eve at Al Iwan restaurant. You will also have a nice taste of festive Arabia with a special seasonal menu, a live Lebanese band and an authentic belly dancer at Al Khayal.
Get to Dubai
Visitors can get to Dubai on Christmas and New Year season by air plane or by boat. Dubai has an international cruise terminal at Port Rashid. During wintertime Costa Cruises has based one of its cruise ships (Costa Luminosa) at Dubai. Dubai’s main airport is the Dubai International Airport. You can also enter Dubai by using Sharjah International Airport (SHJ) in the nearby emirate of Sharjah and Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) in nearby Abu Dhabi. Remember to book your flight or cruise earlier to avoid any peak-time problems.
Hotels on Xmas
Dubai is home of the most luxury hotels in the world. Some of great hotels in Dubai are Ramada Downtown Dubai Deluxe Suites, Atlantis The Palm Dubai,Burj Al Arab Hotel, City Premiere Hotel Apartments, The Address Dubai Mall Hotel, etc. Book your accommodations in advance and enjoy every moment of your holiday in Arab festive season.