Shop Till You Drop
A Shopper's Guide to Dubai Extravaganza
Dubai, a city synonymous with opulence and luxury, stands as a shopping haven where malls are not just places to buy, but experiences to be lived. From traditional souks to colossal malls, Dubai offers a shopping adventure like no other.
Gold Souk | img via flickr
Welcome to the grandeur of the Dubai Mall located close to luxury hotels in Dubai, a retail wonderland that goes beyond shopping. With over 1,200 shops, the mall is a blend of high-end fashion, luxury brands, and flagship stores. But it’s not just about shopping; indulge in the mesmerizing Dubai Aquarium, skate at the ice rink, and witness the captivating Dubai Fountain show right outside.
Mall of the Emirates
Mall of the Emirates located just 12 minutes away from hotels in the area such as Oaks Ibn Battuta Gate Dubai, is not just a mall but an entertainment hub. It’s famous for Ski Dubai, an indoor ski resort. After hitting the slopes, explore the mall’s extensive array of shops, including international brands and exclusive boutiques.
Souk Madinat Jumeirah
Transport yourself to a world of traditional Arabian markets at Souk Madinat Jumeirah. Nestled in the picturesque Madinat Jumeirah complex, this souk captures the essence of old-world charm. Explore narrow alleyways filled with shops offering jewellery, textiles, and local crafts. Don’t forget to enjoy the scenic views of the Burj Al Arab.
If gold is on your shopping list, the Gold Souk in Deira is a must-visit. Rows of shops showcase intricate gold jewellery, from traditional designs to contemporary pieces. Be prepared to haggle and explore the dazzling world of gold in this historic market.
Adjacent to the Gold Souk is the Spice Souk, where a symphony of aromas awaits. Spices, herbs, and fragrances fill the air as you wander through the vibrant market. Immerse yourself in the sensory delight of exotic spices and traditional remedies.