Love to shop till you drop? Here are the top four shopping destinations you simply have to check out the next time you are holidaying in Dubai!

Dubai Mall

Famed as the largest shopping complex in the world, the Dubai Mall is home to over 1,200 retail outlets, 120 restaurants, over 22 cinema halls along with other world-class entertainment areas such as the Dubai Aquarium and underwater zoo. It can be easily accessed from many a Palm Jumeirah hotel including the likes of Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort.

Mall of the Emirates

Another first, the Mall of Emirates takes the trophy home for being the world ‘s first shopping resort which offers fun entertainment experiences such as Ski Dubai, a 3,000 – square -meter snow park with toboggan runs and ice caves!

Wafi Mall

From intricate stained-glass ceilings, detailed staircase railings and creative sculptures, at Wafi Mall, art and shopping go hand in hand. For a more authentic experience, head towards the Souk Khan Murjan, a traditional marketplace located inside. Over 150 shops selling various items such as decor and handicrafts from the Arab region can be found here.

Deira Gold Souk

At Deira Gold Souk, all that glitters are quite literally gold! It’s home to over 300 retailers offering exquisite pieces of gold jewellery ranging from full body armour to delicate rings. Don your bargaining cap while here and set off to find some great deals!


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Auburn Silver is a travel writer who has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world. Google+