InterContinental Dubai Marina
After a lavish buffet breakfast at Accents restaurant, we suggest you start your day with a walk or jog around Dubai Marina. Admire the iconic skyscrapers and luxurious yachts, pause for refreshment in a waterfront café, and enjoy some people watching in this most exclusive of destinations.
Dedicated shoppers will love the chance to browse the boutiques at Dubai Marina Mall, only a few minutes’ drive from the hotel. Alternatively, at nearby Jumeirah Beach you can spend a leisurely afternoon in the sunshine, strolling on the white sand and breathing in the fresh air of the Persian Gulf.
As the sun sets over Dubai’s extraordinary cityscape, we suggest a cooling drink at our Ginter bar or the hip Urban Lounge. Waterfront dining in Dubai Marina is an unforgettable experience, or you could choose to sample the award-winning cuisine from our talented culinary team at Marina Social.
Ain Dubai, also known as the Dubai Eye, this 210m high centerpiece of the developing man-made Blue waters Island, will be the largest Ferris wheel in the world. Due to open by the end of 2017, it will welcome 48 luxury capsules and offer a spectacular view of Dubai’s landmarks, and a full rotation will take 48 minutes. See it take shape just a few steps away from our hotel.
Located in Downtown Dubai, this urban zip-line invites to climb 90m high and slide or fly over the Dubai Fountains with an outstanding view on the paramount Burj Khalifa covering a distance of about 560m. Get ready for the thrill and hold onto that selfie stick. Ask your Concierge team on where to reserve this adventurous moment.
In 2020 Dubai will welcome the universal exhibition held under the theme Connecting Minds, Creating the Future following the UAE’s path to development and innovation. 25 million visitors, a majority of which will be from overseas, will be welcomed over a period of 6 months. New technologies and sustainable energies will be the central subjects of the exhibition.
Dubai is known as the City of Gold. This statement also proves true thanks to some of the city’s ATMs dispensing gold! You could collect from 10-gram gold bars to customized coins. The rates follow the market fluctuation and are updated every 10 minutes. To venture into your very own gold quest and find out where to find these gold ATMs, stop by our Concierge Lounge.
Dubai was once a modest fishing port where the main source of revenue was pearl trade. Some of the world’s best pearls came from the Arabian Gulf waters, and pearl diving expeditions could last for about four months and take place from mid-May to September when water temperatures were the most welcoming to diverse. Yellow, pink, white or gray pearls had the highest bid in the pearl markets. Find out more at the Dubai Museum.