8 Unmissable Attractions for the Best Views in Dubai

8 Unmissable Attractions for the Best Views in Dubai

Climb to the top of Dubai and take in the city's skyline from new vantage points.

Embark on a thrilling Dubai adventure from the sky! Take in iconic sights like the Burj Khalifa, soar above the desert in a hot air balloon, or zip through the Dubai Marina on a zipline. Afterward, indulge in culinary delights at top restaurants like Tapasake or SushiSamba. Explore Dubai's heights from a whole new perspective!

Dubai Balloon

Experience Dubai from a fresh angle with the Dubai Balloon ride above Atlantis The Palm at Poseidon's Watchtower in Atlantis Aquaventure. Ascend 300 meters high in this helium balloon, offering a unique elevated view of Palm Jumeirah. Enjoy 10 minutes of panoramic vistas of Dubai, weather permitting, for an unforgettable bird's-eye perspective. Operating daily from sunrise to 11am and 6pm to 10pm.

The Viewing Point

For a fresh perspective, visit The Viewing Point along Dubai Creek. This 70-meter walkway provides stunning vistas of Downtown Dubai skyscrapers. Perched 11 meters above sea level, the platform extends over the Creek, offering a unique view of landmarks like the Burj Khalifa and the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library.

Hot Air Balloon

For a truly memorable experience or special celebration, consider a hot air balloon ride with Balloon Adventures Dubai. Rise above the desert landscape and ascend to 4,000 meters in the sky for an exhilarating journey. It's an unforgettable thrill, ideal for those seeking adventure and a unique aerial perspective. Pricing starts at Dh1,350 per person.


Experience the ultimate thrill of skydiving over Palm Beach by jumping out of an airplane from 13,000 feet. Share this exhilarating moment with your loved ones by recording a video of your daring dive into the unknown. Capture memories of this bold and unforgettable experience. Opt for the full package at Dh2,599 to enjoy it to the fullest.


For an adrenaline-packed adventure in the heart of Dubai, try this exhilarating experience. Soar above Dubai Marina at speeds exceeding 50mph on a heart-pounding headfirst zipline ride. Despite its 0.6-mile length, the ride feels like a thrilling blur, lasting just 30 seconds, leaving your heart racing as you admire the breathtaking aerial views of the yachts below. The price for this experience is Dh499.


Indulge in luxury at Tapasake within the exquisite One&Only One Za'abeel hotel. Relax and enjoy stunning city views while lounging beside the UAE's longest infinity pool, stretching an impressive 120 meters and suspended in the air. Located within the iconic skyscrapers connected by The Link, the world's longest cantilever, this resort offers a unique architectural marvel. Prices start from Dh1,000 (Dh450 redeemable).

Barfly by Buddha Restaurant

Experience the stylish Buddha restaurant, offering a trendy ambiance and stunning scenery. Enjoy panoramic views of Dubai Marina, Ain Dubai, and the Palm from the bar's high tables and cozy nooks while the DJ and dancers enliven the venue. Indulge in sushi and pan-Asian cuisine for a delightful dining experience.

Sushi Samba

The consistently long elevator lines at this towering Palm restaurant, day and night, attest to its popularity. Its main attraction is the breathtaking 360-degree view showcasing major landmarks. Indoors, the ambiance is chic with lush plants and live DJ performances. The menu features a fusion of Peruvian and Japanese cuisine, highlighted by signature dishes like the lavish Dubai Samba roll, filled with lobster, mango, and truffle.

News Source: Khaleej Times

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