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Make holiday apartments in Dubai your home away from home

If you’re considering a holiday villas or apartments in Dubai then HomeAway has a wide range of accommodation. Dubai is an almost year-round destination offering excellent golf courses, beaches, shopping and visitor attractions. Little of what you’ll find here is more than 25 years old, so modern appliances and fittings can be expected at villas in Dubai. You might have in mind apartments in Dubai next to the clear waters of the Persian Gulf, or opt instead for a holiday rental close to one of the Emirate’s golf courses. You can also define the guest facilities that you’d like your rental to feature – Dubai apartments often come equipped with pools, perfect for the desert climate, and internet access is also usually a given.

Things to do

-Shopping. Dubai is already world-renowned for its exceptional variety of shopping experiences. There are at least 15 major malls here, with massive examples to be found at Mall of the Emirates, which is home to an indoor ski slope, Dubai Mall, Mercato and Ibn Battuta Mall. For something a little more traditional you could head for the historic Gold Spice Souks.

-Beaches. Dubai offers plenty of stunning beaches, a number of which are connected to waterfront hotels and reserved for their guests, but there are also a wealth of public options to be found at locations such as Jumeirah Beach Park, Kite Beach, Jebel Ali Beach and the beautiful Mamzer Beach Park, which consists of five separate sandy stretches complemented by amenities.

-Visitor attractions. Over the past decade, a range of premier family attractions have been developed, like the Wild Wadi water park, with its wide range of slides and amusements. You could also visit the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building on the planet – the observation deck is little more than halfway up the structure, but is still the world’s highest open deck.

-Golf. If golf is your game then you won't be short of options on holiday at villas in Dubai – it is emerging as a top destination for the region and is host to some important events on the pro calendar. There are ten courses in the Emirate, including the Montgomerie, which features an 18-hole championship course and modern practice facilities.

-Desert trips. Inland from Dubai is a spectacular desert landscape that often gets ignored by visitors but is nevertheless available for exploration via specially arranged off-road vehicle trips. An hour or so from the cityscape is Al Ain, a natural oasis with some vivid greenery preserved as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Weather in Dubai

Dubai apartments are set in a destination with a hot desert climate, which brings, long, hot and humid summers, and warm weather for the rest of the year. Temperatures in mid-summer rise well above 30 degrees during the day and barely drop below 30 degrees at night. Rainfall is virtually non-existent, apart from during the period from December to April, when there are a couple of rainy days each month. The coolest month is January, when daily temperatures still usually reach well above 20 degrees.

Travel to Dubai

Dubai International Airport serves the Emirates, and has connections worldwide. In recent years it’s also become an important hub for flights between Oceania and Europe. Public transport in Dubai is developing. The Dubai Metro was unveiled in late-2009 and spans more than 70 kilometres, with more than 40 different stations. There’s also a comprehensive bus network, with 193 different routes. The vast majority of journeys within the Emirate are still made by car, and the roads are known to get rather congested at peak travel hours.

    Excellent! 4.7/5
    (27 reviews)
    avg/night
    • 4 BR
    • 2 BA
    • Separate Toilet
    • Sleeps 8
    Villa #429966
    27
    Viewed 54 times in the last 48 hours
      • 2 BR
      • 2 BA
      • Sleeps 6
      Apartment #4144517
      2
      Viewed 77 times in the last 48 hours
        Wonderful! 4.9/5
        (24 reviews)
        avg/night
        • 4 BR
        • 4 BA
        • Separate Toilet
        • Sleeps 8
        Apartment #766656vb
        24
        Viewed 79 times in the last 48 hours
          Excellent! 4.5/5
          (16 reviews)
          avg/night
          • 2 BR
          • 2 BA
          • Sleeps 6
          Apartment #3505983
          16
          Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
            Excellent! 4.7/5
            (12 reviews)
            avg/night
            • 1 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Separate Toilet
            • Sleeps 4
            Apartment #3517418
            12
            Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
              avg/night
              • 1 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 2
              Apartment #4018633
              Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                (30 reviews)
                avg/night
                • 2 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Separate Toilet
                • Sleeps 11
                Apartment #1082708
                30
                Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                  avg/night
                  • 1 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 2
                  Apartment #4018635
                  2
                  Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                    Excellent! 4.5/5
                    (11 reviews)
                    avg/night
                    • 1 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 4
                    Apartment #3525486
                    11
                    Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                      • 2 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Separate Toilet
                      • Sleeps 4
                      Apartment #4422702
                      Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                        avg/night
                        • 1 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Apartment #3998658
                        1
                        Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                          avg/night
                          • 2 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Separate Toilet
                          • Sleeps 8
                          Apartment #4115217
                          2
                          Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                            Excellent! 4.7/5
                            (9 reviews)
                            avg/night
                            • 1 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Separate Toilet
                            • Sleeps 4
                            Apartment #3484936
                            9
                            Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                              (4 reviews)
                              avg/night
                              • 4 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Separate Toilet
                              • Sleeps 14
                              Villa #1207452
                              4
                              Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                avg/night
                                • 1 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 2
                                Apartment #4018634
                                Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  Apartment #3823362
                                  1
                                    avg/night
                                    • 4 BR
                                    • 5 BA
                                    • Sleeps 13
                                    Villa #4256390
                                    1
                                    Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                      avg/night
                                      • 6 BR
                                      • 7 BA
                                      • Separate Toilet
                                      • Sleeps 14
                                      House #4525026
                                      Viewed 91 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                        (6 reviews)
                                        avg/night
                                        • Studio
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 3
                                        Apartment #1850280
                                        6
                                        Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                          (4 reviews)
                                          avg/night
                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Apartment #3961628
                                          4
                                          Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                            (5 reviews)
                                            avg/night
                                            • 4 BR
                                            • 3 BA
                                            • Separate Toilet
                                            • Sleeps 7
                                            Apartment #3947928
                                            5
                                            Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Excellent! 4.6/5
                                              (5 reviews)
                                              avg/night
                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 2 BA
                                              • Separate Toilet
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              Apartment #3961546
                                              5
                                              Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                (22 reviews)
                                                avg/night
                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                • Sleeps 22
                                                Apartment #1005636
                                                22
                                                Viewed 75 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                  (96 reviews)
                                                  avg/night
                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                  • Sleeps 7
                                                  Apartment #877965
                                                  96
                                                  Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                    (90 reviews)
                                                    avg/night
                                                    • 3 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 9
                                                    Apartment #822498
                                                    90
                                                    Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                      Apartment #4192589
                                                      1
                                                        Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                        (4 reviews)
                                                        avg/night
                                                        • 1 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 2
                                                        Apartment #4216344
                                                        4
                                                        Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          avg/night
                                                          • 5 BR
                                                          • 5 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 9
                                                          Villa #4364365
                                                          3
                                                          Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                            (6 reviews)
                                                            avg/night
                                                            • 1 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                            Apartment #3640390
                                                            6
                                                            Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                              (7 reviews)
                                                              avg/night
                                                              • 5 BR
                                                              • 5 BA
                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                              • Sleeps 12
                                                              Villa #6837139
                                                              7
                                                              Viewed 80 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 3
                                                                Apartment #4431882
                                                                2
                                                                Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                  (5 reviews)
                                                                  avg/night
                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                  Apartment #3505993
                                                                  5
                                                                  Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    avg/night
                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                    • Sleeps 7
                                                                    Apartment #4333632
                                                                    Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                      (6 reviews)
                                                                      avg/night
                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      Apartment #3639268
                                                                      6
                                                                      Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        avg/night
                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                        Apartment #3550152
                                                                        1
                                                                        Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          avg/night
                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                          Apartment #4301677
                                                                          1
                                                                          Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                                            • Sleeps 5
                                                                            Apartment #4078580
                                                                            2
                                                                              avg/night
                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                              Apartment #4077546
                                                                              Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                Apartment #4276211
                                                                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                  (12 reviews)
                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                  Apartment #1085579
                                                                                  12
                                                                                  Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                    (3 reviews)
                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                                    Apartment #3791017
                                                                                    3
                                                                                    Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                                                      Apartment #4018632
                                                                                      Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        avg/night
                                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                                        • 3 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                                        Villa #3821182
                                                                                        Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                                          • Sleeps 5
                                                                                          Apartment #4050743
                                                                                          1
                                                                                          Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                                            • 3 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                                            Apartment #4112865
                                                                                            2
                                                                                            Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                                              • Sleeps 5
                                                                                              Villa #4477534
                                                                                              1
                                                                                              Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                Apartment #3539259
                                                                                                2
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 7
                                                                                                  Apartment #3940736
                                                                                                  1
                                                                                                  Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                    Apartment #4383356
                                                                                                    Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                      Apartment #3824889
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Loved our stay at this villa - everything we hoped for

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We so enjoyed our stay at this villa. The location was great, the house was clean and comfortable and the pool & garden area was a dream to relax in. Although we didn't get to meet Belel (the host) he was a delight to communicate with and I could tell from his emails that he cared and wanted us to have a comfortable stay. We really appreciated that. Joe (the house maid) was lovely and helped us with any questions we had. We would certainly stay again if they continue to rent. Thank you : )
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017

                                                                                                      I specifically selected this room as the others were smaller. Upon arrival I was NOT given the room

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      I specifically selected this room as the others were smaller. Upon arrival I was NOT given the room in the picture and given the smaller ones which I specifically was trying to avoid. When I inquired, I was informed that the rooms were all the same and that no others were available. Won't be staying here again.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017