Dubai Golf Holidays - Dubai Vacations
With the boom of Dubai's tourism industry, local officials decided to bring about a governmental department specialising in developing, promoting and improving all aspects of the city's golfing facilities.
It comes as no surprise, then, that Dubai is considered under no uncertain terms, to be the golf mecca of the Middle East!
All the courses have been designed according to USGA regulations and boast up-market facilities and clubhouses. The theme definitely is bigger, better and richer at Dubai's world-class courses, carved out of the barren deserts.
When playing these courses, one is left with an immense feeling of gratitude for the painstaking attention to detail employed by the local green-keeping staff, which ensures a highly inspiring golf experience.
The Emirates embrace a wide variety of scenery that allows the visitor to experience everything from rugged mountains, awe-inspiring sand dunes, sandy beaches and dusty villages to luxurious residential districts in a single day.
A cosmopolitan society with an international lifestyle yet with a culture deeply rooted in the Islamic traditions of Arabia, give Dubai its unique flavour and personality.
With its numerous opulent hotels, towering attractions, unequaled shopping, stunning entertainment and commercial opportunities, Dubai is an ideal destination.
From the world's biggest shopping mall to the intimacy of the souk, dazzling jewellery, designer fashions, Arabian art and crafts and a Western-style tailored suit, or even a simple bag of spices, Dubai's array of shopping opportunities are unparalleled in the Middle East.
Perhaps the most impressive of all these, the Mall of the Emirates is the largest shopping centre outside of North America.
Here you can experience the first indoor ski destination in the Middle East, a two-level Magic Planet, the largest indoor family entertainment centre in the country, a 14-screen Cinestar Cinema and boasting over 400 retailers showing their wares, no shopper could be left disappointed!
Known as one of the world's premier golfing destinations, Dubai features clubs like the Emirates, Dubai Creek and Montgomerie together with new courses cropping up every year, golfers can experience ultimate luxury while playing on world class championship courses.
As Dubai holiday specialists we ensure that no stone is left unturned to offer you the best Dubai golf vacation package.
The Emirates Course plays host to the Dubai Desert Classic which attracts the likes of Tiger Woods, Ernie Els and Colin Montgomerie, while the fantastic Montgomerie Golf Course, an inland links course, certainly provides a wide variety of challenges. Most of these golf clubs also feature academies with state of the art teaching aids and professional tutors, which allow you to evaluate your game and sharpen your techniques.
• Currency: UAE Dirham
• Population: 4 105 000 (UAE)
• Religion: Islam
• Languages: Arabic, English
• Time Zone: GMT +4
• Summer temperature: 40C
• Winter temperature: 25C
• Best time to visit: November to March
Tours are available with the aid of 4x4s where you can experience the spectacular beauty of the Arabian Desert.
Dubai Camel Racecourse
Camel racing is held twice a week in winter and during public holidays.
Al Nasr Leisureland offers ice rink, bowling alley, amusement rides, swimming pools and other sports facilities.
The Middle Easts first indoor ski resort is part of the enormous Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates. The hotel includes ski chalets with views of snow slopes. The complex includes 393 hotel rooms, 15 ski chalets, spa, gym and tennis court.
Variety of birds, reptiles and mammals including endangered species like the Royal Bengal tiger.
Dubia airports Duty Free complex is one of the best in the world with some fantastic goods and bargains.
While Dubai has a welcoming attitude to foreigners it is still a Muslim nation which respects politeness and moderation. Women and men should cover up in public and show respect to locals. Alcohol is available in hotel bars and restaurants.
Boasting world-class restaurants, luxury hotels, fashionable shops and unique, internationally renowned golf courses, Dubai has it all!
When taking into consideration all that can be discovered, a Dubai vacation exemplifies a truly exhilarating holiday experience. Golf 2 Africa offer a selection of exclusive Dubai golf holiday packages for your perusal.