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Destination guide

The exciting area of Downtown Dubai awaits your stay

Enjoy the architecture and other features of Downtown Dubai. This city's skyscrapers, shopping and cafes attract many visitors, as does its scenic and cosmopolitan location. Burj Khalifa and Dubai Mall are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Downtown Dubai

Are you hoping to find attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Downtown Dubai a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ski Dubai (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Aquaventure (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Dubai Festival City Mall (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Wild Wadi Water Park (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Arabian Ranches Golf Club (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Emirates Golf Club (10 mi / 16.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Downtown Dubai

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Downtown Dubai is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Jumeira Beach and Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Dubai Creek (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Dubai Water Canal (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Dubai Water Canal Waterfall (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Safa Park (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctury (2.5 mi / 4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Downtown Dubai

The nearest airport is in Dubai (DXB-Dubai Intl.), located 6.4 mi (10.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Sharjah (SHJ-Sharjah Intl.), which is 17.9 mi (28.8 km) away.

Utilise the area's public transport and catch a ride on the metro at Burj Khalifa - Dubai Mall Station or Business Bay Station to more easily navigate the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Downtown Dubai?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 330 holiday lettings around Downtown Dubai. From 305 flats & apartments to 314 studios, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown Dubai?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Downtown Dubai:

  • Dubai Marina: 513 holiday homes
  • The Palm Jumeirah: 233 holiday homes
  • Bur Dubai: 211 holiday homes
  • DIFC: 112 holiday homes
  • Emirates Hills: 16 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Downtown Dubai?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Downtown Dubai. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Burj Khalifa: 1,537 holiday lettings
  • Dubai Mall: 1,529 holiday lettings
  • Souk al Bahar: 1,537 holiday lettings
  • The Dubai Fountain: 1,529 holiday lettings
  • SEGA Republic: 1,529 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown Dubai listed on HomeAway.co.uk where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Downtown Dubai?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 305 Flats in Downtown Dubai. Our other popular types of Downtown Dubai holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 314 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Hotels: 3 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Downtown Dubai?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 240 holiday homes with pool available in Downtown Dubai. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.