Destination guide

Take in the riverfront beauty of Deira

The riverfront and desert create a pretty picture of Deira. Travellers to this cosmopolitan city praise the shopping, boating and safari tours. Deira City Centre and Gold Souk are a couple of places to search for that perfect souvenir. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Deira

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Deira a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ski Dubai (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Aquaventure (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Dubai Festival City Mall (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Wild Wadi Water Park (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Arabian Ranches Golf Club (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Emirates Golf Club (16.6 mi / 26.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Deira

Travellers love Deira for its stunning river views and desert landscape. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Deira is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dubai Creek (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Jumeira Beach and Park (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Creek Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Al Mamzar Beach Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Al Hudaiba Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctury (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Deira

The nearest airport is in Dubai (DXB-Dubai Intl.), located 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Sharjah (SHJ-Sharjah Intl.), which is 12.4 mi (20 km) away.

You can get around Deira by catching a ride on the metro at Abu Baker Al Siddique Station, Salah Al Din Station or Al Rigga Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Deira?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 49 holiday lettings around Deira. From 41 flats & apartments to 41 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 Deira?

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 Deira:

  • Dubai Marina: 463 holiday homes
  • The Palm Jumeirah: 233 holiday homes
  • Bur Dubai: 211 holiday homes
  • DIFC: 103 holiday homes
  • Downtown Dubai: 291 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 Deira? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Deira. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club: 1,530 holiday lettings
  • Deira City Centre: 1,426 holiday lettings
  • Palm Islands: 1,511 holiday lettings
  • Al Ghurair Centre: 1,420 holiday lettings
  • Reef Mall: 1,418 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Deira listed on 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 Deira?

Yes, of course. offers 41 Flats in Deira. Our other popular types of Deira holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 41 self catering accommodations
  • Hotels: 5 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Deira?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 36 holiday homes with pool available in Deira. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.