5 Secret places that offer scenic views of Dubai

  • Dubai FountainWhen you travel to places, you want to savour its beauty to the fullest, right? But, do the over crowded touristy places allow you to do so? Well, we have got you a solution. Here are a few best places where you can cheat the crowd and enjoy the views of the top attractions on your holiday to Dubai.

    1. Thiptara Thai Restaurant

    Thiptara RestaurantVisit the Thiptara Thai Restaurant for the best views of the spectacular Dubai Fountain. Nestled in the Palace Downtown, this restaurant offers scrumptious Thai cuisine, especially Bangkok-style seafood. It is open on all days from 6pm to 11.30pm.

    The Dubai Fountain is one of the most mesmerising sights in Dubai. You’ll find this choreographed fountain system on the man-made Burj Khalifa Lake. 902 feet long, this magnificent fountain shoots water up to 500 feet into the air. Illuminated by coloured projectors, the classical and contemporary Arabic music adds to the experience.

    2. The Observatory Restaurant

    The Observatory Restaurant, DubaiSituated on the 52nd floor of the Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel, the Observatory Restaurant offers splendid view of Palm Jumeirah. This stylish restaurant hosts anniversaries, birthday parties and bridal showers. Make sure to wear smart casual and closed shoes when you visit this place. Sports wear, beach wear and flip flops are not allowed. It is open on all days from 12pm to 1am.

    Palm JumeirahThe Palm Jumeirah is an artificial archipelago in the shimmering waters of the Arabian Gulf. When you look at it from the top, it resembles a palm tree. This archipelago is home to many opulent hotels and resorts.

    3. Sunset in the Desert

    Sunset in the desertComing to Dubai and not soaking in the beauty of the desert is a crime. One of the best times to be here is during sunset. Exercise your photography skills and capture shots of the changing hues of the sky and the golden sand. You can take the evening safari tour and indulge in dune bashing, savour sumptuous BBQ dinner and enjoy the exotic belly dancing show.

    4. Armani Hashi Restaurant

    Armani Hashi Restaurant, DubaiArmani Hashi is a Japanese restaurant nestled in the heart of Downtown Dubai. People flock to this place to enjoy sushi dining in an opulent setting. Treat yourself to al fresco dining on the terrace while you enjoy the contemporary beats of the resident DJ.

    Dubai FountainIf you want to see the magnificent view of the Dubai Fountain but prefer Japanese cuisine over Thai, then the Armani Hashi restaurant is the perfect place for you. Tantalise your palate with delectable Japanese cuisines whilst enjoying the striking view of the Dubai Fountain.

    5. 360° Night Club

    360° Night ClubSituated at the end of the Jumeirah Beach Hotel walkway, the 360° Night Club is one of the favourite party destinations among the travellers. Tease your taste buds to mouth-watering Pan-Asian seafood while you get entertained by the music played by the DJs. Visitors who are 21 years of age or above are only permitted; remember to carry your passport or any other valid ID proof. This place offers splendid views of the Burj Al Arab, a luxury hotel which is the third tallest hotel in the world.

    All Images courtesy: Dubai’s Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (DTCM)

    Best time to visit

    December to March when the weather is pleasant and ideal for sightseeing.

    So, what are you waiting for? Get your Dubai visa to experience one of your best vacations ever!

    How to reach here

    By flight: Nearest Airport, Dubai International Airport.