Nestled in Dubai’s vibrant Business Bay, The First Collection Hotel boasts prime accessibility to iconic landmarks such as Downtown Dubai, Dubai Mall, and Burj Khalifa.
A stone’s throw from the Dubai Canal, the city’s expansive promenade, and mere minutes from The Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Marina, Dubai Fountain, and the Trade Centre – the hub for major events, you are positioned for an eclectic mix of experiences. With Dubai International Airport also in close proximity, a treasure trove of entertainment, culinary delights, shopping, and attractions await you.
Business Bay is one of Dubai’s most exciting precincts – a bustling business hub by day that transforms into a vibrant nightlife destination. From its striking high-rises and edgy architecture to its stunning waterfront location, Business Bay ticks all the boxes for business and leisure stays in Dubai.
In a city known for its superlative skyscrapers, there is one Dubai attraction that stands high above them all – Burj Khalifa. At 828 meters and 163 floors high, this iconic landmark in Downtown Dubai holds the record as the world’s tallest building, a spectacular vertical city almost three times the size of the Eiffel Tower! Visitors can enjoy breathtaking views from the observation deck, or indulge in shopping and dining at the tower’s myriad venues. If you can’t get there, our hotel near Burj Khalifa offers stunning views, front and centre of your stay.
Dubai is a mecca for shopping, where traditional Arabic souks blend with designer boutiques and luxury mega malls. Nestled among the glitzy hotels close to Burj Khalifa, none is more impressive than Dubai Mall, home to more than 1,200 stores and thrilling entertainment at every turn. Take a ride on a glass-bottom boat and view the unique marine life at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo. There’s also the Olympic-sized Dubai Ice Rink and a theme park! Our hotel near Dubai Mall makes it easy to access the endless entertainment on offer.
Downtown Dubai comes alive with spectacular sunset water shows at Dubai Fountain, located at Burj Khalifa Lake. More than 22 000 gallons of water, 6 600 lights and 50 colour projectors work in unison to create a stunning visual symphony that will leave you spellbound. For the best views of Dubai’s ‘dancing fountain’, take a stroll along the boardwalk or set sail on a traditional Abra boat and enjoy front-row seats to the world’s largest choreographed water show.
The newest addition to the list of must-visit Dubai main attractions, Dubai Frame offers some of the best photo opportunities in the city. From afar, it may look like a big picture frame in the sky, but a walk along its rooftop glass bridge reveals New Dubai and Old Dubai in striking contrasts. This record-breaking Dubai attraction serves as a symbol connecting Dubai’s rich past with its exciting future.
There is no place more iconic than Dubai’s breathtaking Palm Jumeirah, an archipelago of islands set on the azures of the Arabian coastline. Whether you’re spending the day at one of the many luxurious beach resorts, such as Soluna Beach, or you’re sky-diving high above its palm-shaped shores, this unmissable Dubai attraction lends itself to thrilling aquatic adventures and relaxing beachside breaks.
A vibrant leisure destination with a thriving beach scene, and home to some of the world’s finest hotels and restaurants, a trip to Palm Jumeirah will leave you feeling refreshed and inspired.
Whether you’re dune-bashing on a quadbike or taking in the sights from your private Bedouin tent, a Dubai desert safari offers a truly unforgettable experience. Leave the bright lights of the city behind and discover authentic Emirati hospitality in a setting like no other. For adventure seekers, there’s plenty on offer, from sandboarding to epic 4×4 trekking. You can also explore the local sand art, and dine underneath the stars accompanied by traditional Emirati music and belly-dancing shows.