Day Trips from Dubai

Dubai, a city known for its futuristic skyline and opulent attractions, also offers captivating day trip options that unveil the diverse facets of this dynamic destination. Step away from the urban hustle and embark on these day trips to discover the natural beauty, cultural richness, and historical charm that Dubai has to offer.


Escape the city buzz with a day trip to Hatta, a charming enclave nestled amidst the Hajar Mountains. Explore the Hatta Dam, where you can paddleboard on turquoise waters or enjoy a boat ride surrounded by rugged landscapes. The Hatta Heritage Village provides a glimpse into traditional Emirati culture, showcasing mud-brick houses and cultural artefacts.

Al Marmoom Desert Conservation Reserve

For an authentic desert experience, head to the Al Marmoom Desert Conservation Reserve located just 47 minutes away from La Suite Dubai Hotel and Apartments. Engage in exhilarating activities such as sandboarding, camel riding, or even falconry experiences. The expansive desert landscape is a photographer’s dream, offering stunning vistas of endless dunes and unique wildlife encounters.

Al Fahidi Historic District

Step back in time with a visit to the Al Fahidi Historic District, also known as Al Bastakiya. Wander through narrow lanes flanked by traditional wind-tower architecture, and explore the Dubai Museum housed in the Al Fahidi Fort. The district is dotted with art galleries, cafes, and the vibrant Al Shindagha area, reflecting Dubai’s rich cultural heritage. This spot is easily reachable from hotel apartments in Sheikh Zayed Road.


Image via Wikimedia Commons – Wael Mohammed Al-Masri, Majaz 2012, CC BY-SA 4.0

Just a short drive from Dubai, Sharjah beckons with its cultural treasures. Visit the Sharjah Art Museum, showcasing a rich collection of contemporary and traditional art. Explore the Sharjah Heritage Area, home to restored traditional houses, museums, and the iconic Blue Souk. A day in Sharjah offers a deep dive into the cultural tapestry of the United Arab Emirates.

Dubai for Thrill Seekers

Dubai’s audacious spirit translates into a haven for thrill seekers, offering an array of heart-pounding adventures against a backdrop of modern marvels. From skydiving to dune bashing, this city caters to those who crave an adrenaline rush.

Skydiving and Indoor Skydiving

Of course, Dubai hotels with room service are absolute luxury, but for those seeking an adrenaline rush from above for a change, Dubai offers skydiving experiences like no other. Plunge from heights while soaking in stunning views of iconic landmarks. If you prefer to defy gravity indoors, indoor skydiving centres provide a controlled yet exhilarating free-fall experience.

Dune Bashing and Sandboarding

Dubai’s vast desert landscape sets the stage for thrilling escapades. Hop into a 4×4 and embark on a dune-bashing adventure, navigating the sandy terrain with heart-pounding twists and turns. For a unique experience, try sandboarding down the dunes—an adrenaline-infused blend of snowboarding and surfing.

Jet Skiing and Flyboarding

Dubai’s azure waters invite thrill seekers to embrace aquatic adventures. Jet skiing offers high-speed rides, allowing you to zoom across the waves and soak in breathtaking coastal views. If you’re up for a futuristic water experience, try flyboarding—levitating above the water’s surface for a sensation like no other.

Bungee Jumping and Ziplining

Bungee Jumping
Bungee Jumping – Photo by Melqui via Pexels 

Dubai’s commitment to pushing boundaries extends to its gravity-defying activities. Leap from dizzying heights with bungee jumping experiences that provide an adrenaline surge like no other. For a unique perspective of the city’s skyline, take to the skies on a zipline, soaring between skyscrapers with the wind in your hair. If you are staying at La Suite Dubai Hotel and Apartments, simply ask the front desk for more information on these activities.