Dubai is known to be one of the most expensive destinations to visit. However, you will be surprised to know that there are lot of free things that you can enjoy in Dubai without paying even a penny. Want to know what they are? Read on!
Wander through the narrow alleys of the souks or the traditional bazaars and enjoy window shopping. You can buy clothes, spices, dry fruits, perfumes, essential oils, footwear, and herbs. Haggle with the vendors for the best price as most shops have similar stuff. If shopping is not on your schedule, you can always roam around these markets for free.
Dubai Mall and Fountain
Hit the beaches
If you are on a Dubai holiday with your children, visiting some of the beaches is one of the best things to do in Dubai for kids. Dubai has many beautiful beaches like La Mer, Kite Beach, and Jumeirah Beach. You can spend a lazy day looking at the shimmering coastline, watch magical sunsets, swim in the waters, or just laze on the sand. You can also enjoy a game of beach volleyball or go running or jogging. Several beaches in Dubai have play areas and even water parks.
Coffee has been an essential part of Middle Eastern heritage for several years. The Dubai Coffee Museum is a paradise for coffee lovers where you can trace the history of this yummy drink. You can also see artifacts, roasting machines, antiques, and coffee-related books in the exhibition room.
Ras Al Khor Sanctuary
Ras Al Khor Wildlife sanctuary is a protected natural wetland reserve that is home to more than 450 birds and over 45 species of plants. It is a world heritage site divided into platforms including Flamingo Hide, Lagoon Hide, and Mangrove Hide. You can spot birds such as Flamingos, Silverbills, Snowy Plovers, Herons, and other exotic birds here with the help of binoculars.
Al Bastakiya Quarter
All of the sights mentioned on this list are year-round attractions, but they are extra special when visited during New Year’s Eve, Ramadan in Dubai, and Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF).