A dynamic city with majestic skyscrapers and vast expanses of golden sands, Dubai is a go-to tourist destination for everyone. But did you know there is a world beyond the regular tourist spots in Dubai that one shouldn’t miss on their next trip?
If you are not a coffee lover, this place will definitely turn you into one. Discover the origin of coffee, learn about different types of coffee, and enjoy a showcase that celebrates coffee culture across the globe.
Location: Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood
Timings: Saturday to Thursday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Fridays off
Located in Al Barari, the Farm is a culinary haven away from the hassle of the city and surrounded by lakes, waterways, and gardens. The Farm’s philosophy is simple – to serve excellent quality, wholesome food the way nature intended in a relaxed and tranquil setting.
Last booking: 9:00 pm
Timings: 7:30 am – 10:30 pm every day.
Love Lake is a scenic spot that consists of two large, interconnected heart-shaped lakes, which inspired its name. You cannot go swimming in the lake, but it is a great place to dip your toes and witness over 150 species of birds while enjoying the sun setting behind a boundless desert.
Located: Al Qudra oasis
Located around 70 km away from Dubai beach, Moon Island takes you away from the fast-paced life of the metropolis. It’s shaped like a crescent moon and offers recreational opportunities such as water skiing, snorkelling, and swimming in the region. Presently, boats and charter yachts are the only way to reach Moon Island. To visit, you have to book a tour package with one of the different tour companies, who also provide pick-up services from different areas of Dubai.
Queen Elizabeth 2
If you want to recreate a perfect Titanic moment with your partner, then this is where you should head to. Located in Port Rashid, Queen Elizabeth 2 is not only a floating museum but also a hotel where the guests can take a heritage tour of the ship for free, while others have to pay a certain fee for it.
Entry fee: AED 170
Timings: 11 am, 1 pm, 3 pm, 5 pm and 7 pm
The UAE’s only Iranian mosque, Iranian Mosque Dubai, is an intricately designed structure that reflects the Persian architectural style. Known as the Ali ibn Abi Talib Mosque, it is located in Al Satwa. Non-Muslim visitors are allowed on guided tours outside of prayer times. [To book a tour, you can contact Kosar on WhatsApp at +98 9190247164 to arrange a tour.]