• A4

    A4

    A4 space provides a platform to interact with artists, writers and gallery owners, to collaborate while inspiring and adding a gracious kick of character and culture to the community. The open-door ve...

  • Al Badia Golf Club

    Al Badia Golf Club

    Home to a championship 18-hole course designed by Robert Trent Jones II, Al Badia features an award winning clubhouse, four restaurants and is home to the region's first TaylorMade Performance Lab gol...

  • Al Boom Diving

    Al Boom Diving

    Synonymous with diving in the region, Al Boom has several centres including one centrally located at Atlantis hotel on the Palm. They offer an easy drop-in; from beginners PADI courses through to obta...

  • Al Fahidi District (Bastakiya)

    Al Fahidi District (Bastakiya)

    Stroll down the waterfront beside the Creek and through the Textile Souk into Al Fahidi District (originally Bastakiya), a restored heritage area with mud-brick houses and wind to, dating back to the...

  • Al Hadheerah

    Al Hadheerah

    Desert dining in an Arabian oasis. This themed, open-topped market with its bustling cooking stations, belly dancers and shisha, is perfect for introducing newcomers tired of Dubai's city hangouts....

  • Al Quoz

    Al Quoz

    Meander around the Al Quoz district, the city's industrial art hub, with coffee shops, an eclectic mix of exhibitions, bespoke furniture specialists, photography and design studios. This cultural have...

  • Aquaventure Water Park

    Aquaventure Water Park

    Atlantis Hotel's famous water park, Aquaventure boasts 42 acres of fun including the Master Blasters, speed slide, rivers, rapids, Splashers children's play area, lush tropical landscapes and a privat...

  • The Beach

    The Beach

    With several plazas, shops, restaurants, kids play area and an open-air cinema, this beach-side complex is more LA than Dubai. Connected by an esplanade (that's an open level walk area usually beside...

  • Bedouin Oasis Camp

    Bedouin Oasis Camp

    This Bedouin-style camp (just over an hour's drive from Dubai) is a secluded spot set in the desert of Ras Al Khaimah. With traditional cushion seating and goat-hair tents, a campfire, barbecue, authe...

  • Bounce

    Bounce

    Australian trampoline craze Bounce, introduces you to the world of free-jumping in the heart of Al Quoz. This massive warehouse with over 80-interconnected trampolines, allows you to literally fly thr...

  • Burj Khalifa

    Burj Khalifa

    Soar 124 stories and bask amidst the dwarfing surrounds of the world’s tallest building, with inevitable, awesome views of the city. CP Tip: When visiting the Observation Deck, book your ticket in...

  • Chelsea College of Arts Short Courses

    Chelsea College of Arts Short Courses

    CCAD is one of six art colleges that make up the prestigious University of the Arts London, boasting a host of well-known alumni including Alexander McQueen, Anish Kapoor, Mojeb Al-Dousari and Florenc...

  • City Walk

    City Walk

    Bringing together an array of dining and shopping amenities within one convenient, outdoor lifestyle concept. City Walk offers a range of al fresco restaurants, fashion brands and more including Cherr...

  • Coffee Museum

    Coffee Museum

    As well as a peaceful spot to enjoy a good cup of coffee, this small museum in Al Fahidi District (just behind The Orient Hotel and Local House) has some rooms displaying antique grinders and parapher...

  • Comicave

    Comicave

    Comicave is one of the largest comic and collectables stores in the world. The concept is set across 17,000 sqft crammed with over 5,000 titles, high-end collectables and hard-to-find movie memorabili...

  • The Creek

    The Creek

    Soak up the sights of the boats effortlessly gliding along with eager seagulls ravenous for remnants of leftover catch. Negotiate a lift and hop aboard an abra, while milling over whether you fancy lu...

  • Creekside

    Creekside

    From the dynamic team behind some of the city’s coolest creative concepts, Brownbook, The Archive, The Magazine Shop and The Shelter, Creekside is a contemporary cultural space with a primary focus on...

  • Deira

    Deira

    A far cry from the glistening skyscrapers and vast, polished malls, Deira is sometimes cramped and chaotic but if you are craving a change from the shiny 'new' Dubai this is where you will find it, al...

  • Deira Old Souk & Spice Souk

    Deira Old Souk & Spice Souk

    Slip beneath the arches of the wind towers on the Deira side of the Creek and nip into Dubai’s largest and oldest souk. Here you will find a bit of everything, from toys to spices. CP Tip: The best...

  • DIFC (Dubai International Financial Centre)

    DIFC (Dubai International Financial Centre)

    There are several galleries favouring impressionism and modern art in this suited and booted business hub. Grab lunch in one of Dubai Financial District's esteemed eateries, then onto bathing in the c...

  • Dubai Autodrome

    Dubai Autodrome

    A Petrol Head’s paradise… F1 style single seaters, Audi R8's, Subaru STI's, kids carting, sport-bikes, endurance challenges, as well as a laser tag game area....

  • Dubai Community Theatre & Arts Centre (DUCTAC)

    Dubai Community Theatre & Arts Centre (DUCTAC)

    Dubai Community Theatre & Arts Centre (DUCTAC) is a non-profit community art centre based in Mall of the Emirates. Within its theatre and exhibition space it offers an active calendar of events and ac...

  • Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club

    Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club

    The par 71 course measures 6,967 yards, with superbly manicured fairways, date and palm trees, mounds, lakes and the Dubai Creek, all adding to the beauty and difficulty of the holes. Golf does not en...

  • The Dubai Fountain

    The Dubai Fountain

    Set on the Burj Khalifa lake, the choreographed fountain performs daily, shooting water jets as high as 500ft (the equivalent of a 50 storey building) and is 900ft long. Interesting fact for ya… The b...

  • The Dubai Miracle Garden

    The Dubai Miracle Garden

    It may surprise you (or maybe not, in our city full of record breaking stunts) that Dubai is home to the largest natural flower garden in the world. And when we say large we're talking 72,000 square m...

  • Dubai Moving Image Museum

    Dubai Moving Image Museum

    Representing the history of visual entertainment leading up to the advent of film. Dubai Moving Image Museum consists of over 300 unique pieces dating back to the 1700s, all following the progression...

  • Dubai Museum (Al Fahidi Fort)

    Dubai Museum (Al Fahidi Fort)

    This fort built in 1799 is pretty self-explanatory and worth a visit if you’re interested in finding out a little more about the city's history. Including local antiquities as well as artifacts from A...

  • Dubai Opera

    Dubai Opera

    This iconic landmark taking centre stage amidst a Burj Khalifa backdrop provides a diverse schedule of opera, concerts, art exhibitions, theatre, orchestra, sports events, ballet, film and seasonal pr...

  • Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club

    Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club

    A hacienda offering several membership packages, with a riding school, dessert hacks, livery facilities, polo academy and Angsana spa, as well as a luxurious pool and gym. A great view of the polo fie...

  • Emirates Equestrian Centre

    Emirates Equestrian Centre

    Established in 1983, EEC is very much a part of the equestrian scene in the Middle East. Catering for all levels of riding; from novice to advanced. The main disciplines are dressage, show jumping and...

  • Ferrari World

    Ferrari World

    The only Ferrari theme park in the World: we're talking high adrenaline rides (including the World's fastest rollercoaster), a 4-D fantasy simulation experience, a ridiculous collection of vintage and...

  • Festival City Waterfront and Canal Walk

    Festival City Waterfront and Canal Walk

    Walk along Dubai's Creek (particularly attractive at sunset) and you’ll encounter market stalls selling perfume, toys, t-shirts and other knick-knacks. Canal Walk has pimped-up pedalo boats, or electr...

  • The Fridge

    The Fridge

    Based in a large two-storey warehouse in the city’s creative hub of Al Quoz. The Fridge is dedicated to supporting and promoting locally based musicians by hosting classes, regular gigs, rehearsal ses...

  • Global Village

    Global Village

    Open usually from November 1st to March 31st. This huge, open-air global marketplace is home to endless ‘world’ stalls selling native produce, as well as fairground rides, a myriad of street food outl...

  • Gold Souk

    Gold Souk

    The city’s famous Gold Souk, considered one of the largest gold bazaars in the Middle East. A maze of alleys behind the main arcade crammed with souvenirs and ethnic traditional costume jewellery. If...

  • The Green Planet

    The Green Planet

    The region’s first bio-dome, this immersive experience recreates the world of a tropical rainforest, with over 3,000 plants and animals. Allowing you the opportunity to engage and explore first-hand,...

  • Gulf Photo Plus

    Gulf Photo Plus

    The UAE’s leading photography organisation, GPP offers photography services and support, with printing and studio rental, as well as free talks, movie nights and market days (where you can sell your o...

  • Inked

    Inked

    Creating conceptual dinners, cooking workshops, brand activations, guest-chef pop-ups and private events, in a large open warehouse. Inked’s dedication to food is reflective of the raw space in which...

  • The JamJar

    The JamJar

    Having long established itself as the primary arts space in town to get hands on with art (be it by painting your own masterpiece in their DIY studio, participating in a workshop, or joining in a talk...

  • Jebel Ali Shooting Club

    Jebel Ali Shooting Club

    Located around 1.5kms from the Jebel Ali Golf Resort, the Jebel Ali Shooting Club has both indoor and outdoor grounds where anyone from 13 years and upwards can practice their aim. As well as the usua...

  • Jumeirah Mosque

    Jumeirah Mosque

    This beautiful example of Islamic architecture also offers cultural breakfasts, luncheons and Ramadan dinners, as well as informative tours of Bastakiya. If you are interested in finding out more abou...

  • Kite Beach

    Kite Beach

    This white sandy beach with shower facilities, volleyball nets, shelter spots, canoe and kite surfing rentals, has a decent selection of restaurants (including CP favourite, Salt), not to mention an a...

  • Kitefly Dubai

    Kitefly Dubai

    Learn how to kitesurf through private or semi private lessons on the shores of Kite Beach. Lessons are mostly in the afternoon, all depending on the wind speed. The Kiteshop also sells all the equipme...

  • London College of Fashion

    London College of Fashion

    One of the worlds most reputable and prestigious fashion institutes, London College of Fashion holds short courses in Dubai in over 17 fashion-related topics, included Fashion Marketing, Starting Your...

  • Meena Bazaar

    Meena Bazaar

    Landing a parking space in this busy, built-up area is like spotting a Jumeirah Jane at Bombay Chowpatty. Home to textiles, ethnic jewellery shops and Pakistani and Indian clothing stores, as well as...

  • The Montgomerie Golf Club

    The Montgomerie Golf Club

    Home to the world’s largest single green and managed by Troon Golf (of Westin Turnberry, Scotland and Troon North, Arizona, developing over 185 golf properties in 20 countries). A design collaboration...

  • OHM Events

    OHM Events

    Founded by Dubai-based Wissam Khodur (who is Ohm’s managing partner by day and rapper Eslam Jawaad by night), Ohm Events are responsible for some of the city’s biggest alternative music nights, includ...

  • Platinum Suites

    Platinum Suites

    Buy yourself some peace, quiet and leg room with Reel Cinema's VIP Platinum Suite cinemas. Showing all the latest blockbusters including 3D films, the Platinum Suites only have 32 seats per cinema, ea...

  • Qasr al Hosn

    Qasr al Hosn

    Abu Dhabi’s symbolic birthplace and most historical landmark. Qasr (the Arabic word for palace) and Hosn (the Arabic word for fort) refers to the dual uses of this 250-year-old location; as a defensiv...

  • Ripe

    Ripe

    One of the first organic markets to hit Dubai. Ripe's aim is to provide customers with fresh, organic and seasonal produce. This passionate company, first launched by British expat Becky Balderstone,...

  • Saadiyat Beach Club

    Saadiyat Beach Club

    Complimenting the idyllic, white Saadiyat Island sandscape, this chic beach club is set on 9km of natural coastline. Tasteful, modern sculptures compliment the luxe venue, in an open and tranquil sett...

  • Saadiyat Beach Golf Club

    Saadiyat Beach Golf Club

    Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, with its Gary Player designed course is one of the world's most impressive golfing projects created to cater for all types of players, starting at 5290 yards, to the most cha...

  • Sheesa Beach Dhow Cruises

    Sheesa Beach Dhow Cruises

    Embark at Dibba Oman port and explore the Musandam Peninsula. Fish, dive, sightsee or strike up a BBQ. These boats supply clean diving equipment, air-conditioned cabins and single beds with showers an...

  • Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

    Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

    A magnificent example of Muslim architecture. Natural materials were chosen for much of its design and construction due to their long-lasting qualities; including marble, stone, gold, semi-precious st...

  • Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque  |  October 03.2013

    Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque | October 03.2013

    We make our way through pristine stone columns to the women’s changing area, where we’re handed an abaya. If you haven’t worn one of these, this is a perfect time to immerse yourself in the culture of...

  • Ski Dubai

    Ski Dubai

    If the novelty of skiing in the desert doesn't tickle you, then the world's first indoor black run and 400 metre long slope, ski jumps and hamster balls for kids will....

  • Skydive Dubai

    Skydive Dubai

    One of the world's biggest centres, founded by H.E Nasser El Neyadi in 2010, putting Dubai firmly on the skydiving map. Set on the edge of Dubai Marina, the centre offers a 260,000m drop zone over bre...

  • SMCCU (The Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding)

    SMCCU (The Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding)

    The SMCCU is a non-profit organisation established to increase awareness and understanding between the various cultures that live in Dubai, addressing the local customs and religion of the region. Org...

  • Souk Madinat Jumeirah

    Souk Madinat Jumeirah

    Dubai's most convenient souk, Madinat (as it's more commonly referred to) is the perfect place to take Dubai newbies. Modelled on a traditional Arabian souk (but remember you are in the land of luxury...

  • Surf Dubai

    Surf Dubai

    For beginners, surf Dubai's credited surf school has accomplished instructors willing to help you crack the sport from square one, while instilling enthusiasm along with surf etiquette. Whether you're...

  • Textile Souk

    Textile Souk

    A treasure trove of colours and textures from around the world, selling viole, silk, satin, velvet and more. Shop around as prices are negotiable....

  • UAE Parkour

    UAE Parkour

    Parkour— also known as 'Freerunning'— is a discipline originally created in 1980s France, derived from military training and was further adapted to a mix of various movement styles used to overcome ob...

  • Wadi Adventure

    Wadi Adventure

    Not just a water park, fun filled Wadi Adventure boasts one of the world's largest wave pools and white water rafting courses, accommodating three first class rafting and kayaking runs, with a combine...

  • Wadi Adventure  |  March 05.2013

    Wadi Adventure | March 05.2013

    Not forgetting one of the world’s largest wave pools and white water rafting courses, accommodating three contrasting runs with a combined length of 1,133 metres. Surveying the activity village like a...

  • Wadi Wurayah

    Wadi Wurayah

    Technically falling within Fujairah, this 129 square kilometre expanse is the richest natural environment in the UAE and the first mountain habitat to be declared a protected zone. Bedouins lived in W...

  • Wild Wadi

    Wild Wadi

    Dubai’s original waterpark, a little smaller than its mighty counterpart (Aquaventure), but if you want quality of rides Wild Wadi ticks the box, as well as boasting a surf machine and the largest wav...

  • Yuraku

    Yuraku

    If you’re bored of Dubai’s gleaming, glamorous hotels, this is a spot to get together with friends for sushi, saki and a singsong. Book one of their three private karaoke rooms....