Top 10 Luxury Experiences in Dubai

November 20th 2020
Written by: Aimee


Dubai is well known for its extravagance, a city that never fails to impress with an infinite amount of luxury hotels, lavish dining, and one in a lifetime experiences the city exudes opulence and luxury. Described as the city of gold, Dubai has a great deal of luxury experiences to offer and we have hand-picked our favourite just for you.

Embark on a Culinary Journey

When someone says luxury in Dubai, the first thing you think about is the Burj Al Arab and although it is beautiful to view from afar it is a must to visit this exquisite hotel and dine in one of its many fine-dining restaurants.

So why choose only one when you can have it all with the perfectly executed Culinary Flight, a culinary journey that invites you to explore Burj Al Arab’s astounding range of restaurants and bars, starting from the atrium going all the way up to the 27th floor. Yes, please!


Explore the Desert in Style

Platinum Heritage is renowned for its luxury Dubai desert safaris. The Platinum Desert Safari embodies luxury and it’s certainly for those who like the finer things in life.

Begin your journey with a wildlife drive in the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve in a luxurious Range Rover, spot wildlife like Arabian oryx, and stop at a beautiful lake that is a sanctuary for migrating birds. Reach an elegant majlis and witness an amazing sunset falcon show. Make your way to an exclusive desert oasis nestled in a Royal desert retreat where you can lavish on a 6-course fine dining banquet in your own private cabana under the stars. Finish the night with traditional entertainment and an impressive show.

If it’s total exclusivity you are looking for or wanting to impress the Royal Platinum Desert Experience brings luxury in the desert to a whole new level, as if it was taken from a dream. Imagine your own private chauffeur, a totally secluded desert majlis, your own personal butler and on-site chef, even more, you can even choose to personalise the evening with a saxophonist or harpist playing especially for you.

A once in a lifetime experience that will take your breath away!

Feel the Adrenaline in a Luxury Sports Car

One thing Dubai is well known for, that’s its luxury cars. It isn’t unusual to spot limited edition luxury cars like Porsche, Maserati, or a Lamborghini around the city.

“When in Rome, do as the Romans do” so why not rent one for the day, week, or for as long as your bank balance will allow! With millions of options to choose from, Rotana Star gets our seal of approval, they even have a range of blogs with tips to help choose that perfect luxury car for you.

Reach New Heights in a Private Hot Air Balloon

It’s hard to put into words just how magical a hot air balloon ride over the desert is, imagine how much more special it would be having your very own private experience with Balloon Adventures Dubai.

You’ll be floating on cloud nine as you watch the sun rise from the Hajar mountains as the world below comes to life and a new day begins. After your flight you will be escorted to an exclusive desert oasis in a Royal desert retreat where you will savour on a delicious gourmet breakfast, afterwards take a wildlife drive inside the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve in a luxurious Range Rover.

This luxury desert experience is perfect for couples looking to share a special moment and something to remember forever.

Vacation or Staycation at the Luxurious Bvlgari Villa

For the crème de la crème of luxurious staycations or holiday getaways the Bvlgari Villa is always at the top of our list.

Its sheer luxury and privacy will make you want to stay in this little piece of heaven forever. With its spectacular 500 square-meter garden and wooden decked terrace, impressive private pool, a home cinema you could only dream about and an indoor hydromassage and hammam.

If you do choose to explore the resort, there is an abundance of fine dining restaurants, beach bars, a yacht club and experiences to satisfy all.

Step Back in Time with a Traditional Oriental Hammam

The most luxurious way to experience an authentic Arabian wellness ritual has to be at the One & Only Royal Mirage.

Your journey begins as you are guided to the heart of the hammam, winding corridors with ornately tiled walls, tranquilly lit pools, an elevated heated marble slab and gracious attendants awaiting your arrival all set the scene perfectly.

For the ultimate exclusive experience try the private couple’s hammam. In the complete seclusion of a private suite with two heated marble beds immerse yourself in a traditional Hammam journey.

This Hammam experience is unlike any other simply choose your preferred treatments, and let expert therapists guide you through this ancient ritual. Finish you journey with a refreshing cocktail at the picturesque Jetty lounge beach bar.

Treat yourself at Dubai’s only Devoted Caviar Restaurant

Beluga’s is Dubai’s one and only devoted caviar restaurant, it exudes luxury with its magnificent interiors, exceptional fine dining cuisine and outstanding customer service.

The menu is inspired by French cuisine with a modern twist, offering guests an unforgettable dining experience with dishes like ‘Afternoon caviar tea’ and ‘Angus beef tartare, shiso and yuzu, Beluga caviar’ a truly special concept bringing a different kind of luxury to Dubai’s restaurant scene.

The experience doesn’t stop with the exquisite food, if you choose to spend the evening sipping on caviar inspired cocktails.

It can’t get more luxurious than that!

Sail the Arabian Gulf on a Private Yacht

Nothing exudes luxury quite like your own private yacht. Luckily Dubai has no shortage of yacht rental companies, our favourite would have to be Jane’s dmc who specialize in luxury yacht rentals with options ranging from a 38’ luxury mini yacht al the way up to a 66’ Luxury yacht.

Simply choose our yacht, hire your crew, and sail your way out of Dubai Marina down the coastline, spotting landmarks like the Burj Al Arab, the palm Jumeriah until you decide to lower the anchor and relax in a serine setting while your crew cook up a feast. Sounds like a dream!

Savour the Moment with 23-carat Ice Cream

At a colossal AED 3,000 per scoop, you can enjoy the world’s most expensive ice cream!

For this luxurious experience swing by Scoopi Cafe on Jumeirah Beach Road.

The extravagant black diamond ice cream is a blend of Madagascan vanilla base with strands of Iranian saffron and slices of Italian black truffle, garnished with 23-carat edible gold leaf and served in a Versace dish.

Off the Beaten Track Luxury 

For the ultimate outdoor private experience and the best way to see what the UAE has to offer, we suggest a private Multi-Day Overland Expedition to take off the beaten track luxury to a new level.

Luxury doesn’t always have to be fancy sports cars and fine-dining, it can be the exclusivity of being able to personalise your own literary and create your own adventure. With your very own private vintage vehicle and Conservation Guide. Be as extravagant or a subtle as you like all depending on your budget!

You can add a Hot Air Balloon ride to your adventure and make this experience quite possibly the only sea, mountain, desert and sky safari in the world! How impressive is that?