Corporate Traveller

48 Hours in Dubai

Experience the contrasting wonders of this desert city of high-rises and world class shopping malls.

 

Population – 2.1 million

Visas – New Zealand passport holders will be stamped with a 30-day visit visa free of charge on arrival.

 

Day 1

Visit

Seawings, Waldorf Astoria, Palm Jumeirah.

Take an unforgettable seaplane tour over the impressive Dubai skyline including famous icons such as The Palm Islands, the World Islands, the Burj Al Arab, and the Burj Khalifa.

Dine at

Coya, Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach.

Crowned Time Out Dubai’s Restaurant of the year 2016, Coya certainly lives up to its reputation. You will not forget the unique incredible Peruvian food served by friendly staff in a buzzing contemporary venue.

After hours

Gold on 27, Burj Al Arab, Al Sufouh.

Bedecked in gold leaf, Gold on 27 is the epitome of Dubai opulence situated in the star studded 7* Burj Al Arab. With internationally acclaimed house DJ and reservations made via an app only this is the new must do on your visit to Dubai.

 

Day 2

Visit

The Dubai Mall, Financial Centre Road, Dubai.

Explore the more than 1200 shops and 1500 restaurants inside the world’s largest mall, or check out the indoor theme park, ice rink or giant aquarium and underwater zoo.

Dine at

Boardwalk, Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira.

Boardwalk is an iconic Dubai institution that gives you impressive skyline views while you sample their Mediterranean menu. Visit any time of the day and watch the dhows float by while you feel like you are dining on water.

After hours

At.Mosphere Lounge, 122nd Floor, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai.

Time your trip up the world’s tallest building for the evening and get a bird’s-eye view of the biggest and most impressive dancing fountain in the world while enjoying a glass of your favourite drop.