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Camping in UAE



Camping in UAE

Camping under the starry night, feeling the calmness of the desserts and the tranquility of the waters while snuggling around the campfire is a memorable experience.

The UAE is a land of luxurious spots and gorgeous hotels with intimidating facilities, but this is not just it. How about camping under the open sky roof near a beach or hiking around the mountains while enjoying the beautiful surroundings? The UAE is the epitome of beauty, serenity, and above that, the unlimited options for tourists to relish their time. For those who want to spend their vacation close to mother nature, away from the fancy shenanigans, the UAE offers a number of camping spots.

After having a stressful day, all you need is to cut off all distractions and indulge in the serenity of nature. In the UAE, you will find many spots where tourists can enjoy a sound day, listening to the birds chirping while losing in the calmness of the surroundings. Desert camping is also an exceptional way to explore UAE’s wilderness, marine life, and adventurous activities in an alluring environment.

There are a lot of things to do in Dubai at night, and out of these, camping is the favorite activity of the majority of tourists. Camping is not just a way to relax but an adventurous expedition that bonds you tighter with your loved ones. The camping spots in UAE are enchanting and intriguing and trigger the desire to adventure in every tourist.  If you’re visiting the UAE and looking for an exceptional camping spot, this blog post will greatly help.

Rules of Camping in the UAE

  • Although there is no prior permission required for camping in the desserts, however, if you want to stay for longer, you need to acquire permission.
  • It is not allowed to light the fire more than necessary and when you leave the camp, make sure to extinguish the fire. No ovens or barbecues are allowed inside the tent. No lighters and candles should be burned inside.
  • A tent should be installed at a considerable distance from the other tent. The light sources should be placed 50 cm away from the tent cloth.
  • Not large gatherings are allowed inside the tent.

What is the best time to go camping in the UAE?

The UAE is the land of blazing hot sun and humid & dry weather. The weather remains hot and humid for most of the year, and if you’re planning a tour to the UAE to enjoy camping, the suitable months would be from October to April.

Most ex-pats or locals plan their camping on weekends so it is obvious that Friday to Sunday would be the busiest days for camping. If you want to stay away from the bustle, you may plan your camping session during the weekdays.

Essentials to Carry When Going Camping in UAE

If you’re planning a camping getaway with your family and friends in UAE, you need to make a checklist of essentials to ensure that you’re not missing out on any necessary gadgets.

Here is a list of essentials you should never forget to take out with you while camping.

  • A good GPS and maps. Carrying both online and offline maps is recommended.
  • Tent along with poles and stakes.
  • Tent footprint for the base.
  • Firewood, grills, matchbox, charcoal, torch
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Extra warm clothes
  • First aid kit, tissues, and wipes
  • Insect repellent, antiseptic sprays
  • Plenty of water and food especially canned food
  • Rake and garbage bags
  • Umbrella, a sunblock
  • Power bank, extra batteries

Don’t forget to double-check your list of essentials before heading towards the camping spot because any missing stuff spoils the fun.

Estimated Budget for Camping in UAE

There are various camping packages that you can avail yourself of according to your budget and camping spot. Various hotels are affiliated with camping facilitators, so they provide you with the pick and drop facility. However, you have to ask your hotel management if they facilitate the service or not.

In the UAE, the camping cost ranges from AED 700 to AED 800 per person. Within this package, you can usually spend 2 days and one night in the camp.

Safety measures when Camping

  • Regarding tents

When choosing the tent for camping, make sure it is made of non-absorbent and non-flammable materials and has proper holes for adequate ventilation.

The tents should be fastened tightly with ropes and should be kept at a length that is safe for the people inside. Also, keep in mind that tents should be pitched in an area that is far away from the level of water tides.

  • Regarding heating operations

The firewood must be kept at least 15 feet away from the tent. The burner stove should be placed outside the camp so that in case of wind flow, the stove can be protected by the barrier. If you burn coal, do not leave it to burn at night as it can cause serious fire hazards. Ensure that there is an extinguisher nearby in case of a fire.

  • Do not throw the trash away as it can attract insects and other parasites to the camping site.
  • If you want to enjoy a camping expedition to the fullest, make sure to abide by the camping rules and safety measures.

Best spots for camping in the UAE

In the UAE, you will find a plethora of camping spots where you will be mesmerized by the beauty and serenity of the surroundings.

Here, we have covered the best camping spots across the seven states of the UAE, each place will give you a soothing and unforgettable experience.

Camping spots in Dubai

Banan Beachbanan beach

Banan Beach is a small yet cozy place to cater to your desire for daytime camping. You will be entertained by ample sunlight that will make your body feel warm and relaxed. To let you enjoy the beach vibes, the beach staff provides tents, pillows, and chairs so you can have a delightful time under the open blue sky.

The Banan beach resort offers more than 40 camping tents, 5 chalets, and 12 water sports to channel your tourists’ camping vibes. Although the beach offers exceptional daytime camping, the best time to camp at Banan Beach is at night during summer. The resort is hands down one of the best instagrammable places where the lightning tents give a picturesque view in the evening.

Booking a tent at the Banan Beach Resort costs around AED 30 for 1 night.

Location: Jebel Ail – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Lahbab Sands Campinglahbab

Looking at the red sands stretching far away is the most mesmerizing view one can ask for in Dubai. Lahbab Sands is particularly known as a paradise for dune bashers and speed lovers who love to defeat the whirling wind. ‘The Big Red’ is a 300-foot sand dune that is a huge challenge for every high-speed biker and every dune basher who wishes to conquer it.

Not only for the speed-daft bikers, but Lahbab Sands is a popular camping destination among stargazers who wish to enjoy twinkling nights full of stars. A BBQ plater with lots of music around makes camping an unreal experience among the campers.

Location: Lahbab, Dubai, UAE

Al Qudra Lakesalqudra

Al Qudra is an artificial oasis famous for the rejuvenating camping experience, surrounded by sand dunes. Away from the city’s hustle and bustle, the camping site at Al Qudra Lakes offers breathtaking views of the stars and the calmness of the surroundings while you enjoy the BBQ set up near the lake. The beautiful swans and flamingos in the water are a beacon of calmness and serenity for the spectators.

Al Qudra is also the land of almost 360 species of migratory birds which produce soothing sounds to the ears in the morning. Interestingly, you don’t need off-road cars to explore the Al Qudra lakes. To satisfy your food cravings, there are many food trucks available at Al Qudra Lakes.

There is no entry fee for Al Qudra Lakes but certain activities such as renting bikes is charged as per the vendor’s agreement.

Location: Saih Al Salam, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Arabian Dreams Desert Camparabian

Camping in Arabian Dreams Desert Camp is a joyful escape from the bustling city of Dubai. With a touch of a private tour, camping here would be surreal as you can drive through the sand dunes in your private jeep. Enjoying the delectable BBQ while the sunsets behind the sand dunes while the traditional music plays around – this is going to be an amiable experience for a lifetime.

There are various activities which you can enjoy on your camping, such as dune-bashing, camel riding, sandboarding a 180-meter sand slope, and much more. The camping site has seven tents where you can enjoy near the campfire while strengthening your bond with your loved ones.

For a group of 6 persons, the camp reservation at Arabian Dreams Desert Camp costs AED 1817.

Location: At the edge of Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, UAE

Camping spots in Sharjah

Al Badayer OasisAl Badayer Oasis

With a serene amalgam of silence, intimidating surroundings, and a night full of blitzing stars, Al Badayer Oasis is a famous camping spot in Sharjah. With 20 rooms and 10 tents in the middle of sand castles, the camping site is a treat for every camper.

There are various activities that you can enjoy at Al Badayer including dune bashing, quad biking, camel rides, and more.

Location: Located on the higher plateau of Al Madam, Al Badayer is around 65km southeast of Sharjah city.

Al Fayaal faya

Al Faya is famous for its mesmerizing ruby sand and sand dunes which are bigger than Al Badayer. The effortless blending of desert surroundings with bedroom lodges in the middle of the oasis makes Al Faya a favorite spot to camp in Sharjah.

The campers who love to stargaze under the calm starry night sky can book a tent of their choice. The camping site of Al Faya is incredibly designed to look traditional and to make people enjoy the typical camping experience at its best.

Location: Musk Al Faya, 28 miles from Sahara Center, Sharjah.

Fossil Rockfossil rock

Fossil Rock is a prominent camping spot in Sharjah that highlights the information on the rock formation, the early species on the planet, and past civilizations and is a worth-visiting place for those who love to discover history.

The Fossil Rock is also a popular spot from the archeological point of view and the nearby Mleiha Archaeological Centre offers guides that thoroughly make you understand the history of deserts in the UAE. The place has some amazing mountains in the surroundings and between them, it looks surreal to camp here.

If you just want to surround yourself with the mountains above the open starry sky or want to discover its hidden treasures, Fossil Rock is the camping place you should go for.

Location: Located near the Sharjah-Kalba Highway Road.

Camping spots in Abu Dhabi

Al Dhafra BeachAl Dhafra

Enjoy beach camping with your loved ones, friends, family, and turtles. Turtles? Turtles!

Al Dhafra Beach is located on the fringes of Abu Dhabi and is widely famous for its vast camping spots where you may accompany the turtles. So if you enjoy spotting sea turtles, Al Dhafra has this company planned for you. One of the calmest and prettiest beach views will be seen here near the crystal-clear waters.

If you’re planning to visit Al Dhafra, don’t forget to pack your camping supplies and a swimsuit as well because there are many sports activities that may excite you at the beach including snorkeling and kayaking. Indulge yourself in the delicacy of BBQ items and fishing while you enjoy camping under the wide sky.

Location: On the western coast of Abu Dhabi, almost 220 kilometers from the city.


Located amidst the deserts of Abu Dhabi, Liwa is popular among those campers who love to spend time in solitude. The vast barren land of Liwa is also termed the ‘Empty Quarter’ and to reach here, you really need a good compass.

Flooded with wildlife, Liwa is an incredibly beautiful camping spot in Abu Dhabi and has so much serenity for its visitors. The more you explore it, the more quiescent and alluring it looks. When you’re camping in the middle of the sands, there are high chances of go lost among the wide stretches of desert. It is always recommended to bring a good GPS and travel in 4x4s since here, you may encounter various sand dunes. Near Liwa, there is a motor museum owned by Sheikh Hamad bin Hamdan al Nahyan and is a must-visit place for tourists.

You need to bring all the essential camping items with you and extra fuel because there are rare chances of finding any help nearby in case you’re running low on the camping basics.

Location: Follow Dubai – Ghweifat International Highway, Abu Dhabi -Tarif Road/E11 and E45 to Hameem Road

Bab Al Nojoumbabalnajoum

The absolutely stunning and luxurious beach at Abu Dhabi’s Hudayirat Island will provide you with an unforgettable camping experience. With the star-studded sky above you and a will to adventure in the most exquisite camping spot in Abu Dhabi, the whole camping experience at Bab Al Nojoum is going to be surreal and enticing.

The tourists who camp here enjoy impeccable solace that makes them disconnect from the crowded city and lets them enjoy the serenity of sky and sand. If you’re planning to camp here, don’t forget to bring your own sleeping mats, pillow, and sleeping bags. However, if you’re willing to spend more, you can rent an air mattress and towels.

The price range of camping at Bab Al Nojoum lies between 214 DHS and 2290 DHS.

Location: Located in Hudayriyat Leisure and Entertainment District, 29 minutes away from Abu Dhabi Airport.

Camping spots in Fujairah

Al Aqah Beachal aqah

A true emblem of desirable luxury resorts and scenic settings for camps – Al Aqah Beach is a widely popular camping spot in Fujairah. The camping activities combine with rich traditions and provide an enduring experience to relish for a lifetime.

The camp setting around the intimidating beaches is perfect for every camper to enjoy the time of his own under the wide sky. Since the beach is located near the Le Meridien Al Aqah Resort, you will find a variety of dining options to binge-eat your favorite food while camping. There are various watersports activities such as snorkeling and kayaking that will make you tick your desire for adventure.

Location: G946+PM9 Al Aqah, Fujairah – United Arab Emirates

Snoopy Islandsnoopy

For families who love to camp and looking for exceptional spots in Fujairah to go camping in summer, Snoopy Island is a perfect spot for those families.

Snoopy Island (also known as Jazirat al-Aqqa) took its name from the resemblance of its boulder with the cartoon character ‘snoop’. The island is not massive and has a length of only 100 meters, but its popularity is unbelievable. To get here, you don’t need a 4-wheel drive.

To enjoy sizzling BBQ and water sports with your family, you can set up tents by the beach side and enjoy precious moments with your family. The spot is widely popular for camping in summer among families, and this is why it would be difficult to find an empty spot here.

Location: On the northern coast of the Emirate of Fujairah on the Gulf of Oman

Wadi Sanawadi sana

Driving between Dibba and Masafi, the route takes you from deserts to crusty mountains all through scenic views. Along with camping in Wadi Sana, you can also enjoy hiking the mountain terrains. The picturesque views from the mountains make one indulge in the deepness and calmness of the mountains.

Since you’re going to camp around the mountains, don’t forget to take blankets and a sleeping bag with you. Wadi Sana is also famous for its mountain-biking trails which excite every adventure lover to dive into this expedition. You will need to take a 4×4 to reach Wadi Sana through the rocky path.

Location: Masafi-Dibba Road

Camping spots in Ras Al Khaima

Bedouin Campsbedouin

A true blend of Arab heritage and extravagance can be seen at Bedouin camps. One of the best things about Bedouin camps is that you don’t need to take extra stuff with you because you will be provided with coolers, cushions, a BBQ setup, and hookahs in the camp to add cozy and comfy vibes to your camping experience. Arabic food is another perk that you can enjoy inside your camp, as here you can access lavish Arabic food and buffets.

To make campers aware of the history of the surroundings, the guides at the Bedouin Camps will take you on an educational tour of the desert. The enchanting silence and peaceful calmness away from the city’s bustle will provide you with a soothing experience. The Banyan Tree Al Wadi is located near the Bedouin Camping site where you can enjoy the rich cultural heritage of the Arabs.

The price per camp in Bedouin Camps starts from AED 190.

Location: Near Banyan Tree Al Wadi, Ras al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates


Awafi stands among the most popular camping destinations in the UAE. It is a popular camping site in Ras Al Khaima, especially among those families who love to camp in the wide stretches of sand, away from the city lights.

The camping site is also popular for quad biking, and people love to take part in this adventurous expedition. The site also hosts an annual festival to celebrate the ethnic and cultural heritage of the UAE. Awafi is a favorite camping spot not only among families but also among youngsters who love to camp here with their friends to enjoy quad biking.

Camping spots in Ajman

Bianky Beach Campbianky

Bianky Beach Camp is a popular site to camp in Ajman where you can enjoy camping at its best even if you have a low budget. Away from civilization, close to the old local flavor, Bianky caters to campers with tents and coastal wooden gazebos and chalets to spend quality time with friends and family.

Bianky Beach Camp is located at Al Zorah Beach, where tranquility meets luxury and spellbound every tourist around. The BBQ area, water sports activities, and various styles of accommodation allow the visitors to enjoy their camp time just as they want. Enjoy your beverages and scrumptious food, listen to the live music, and indulge in the beauty of this incredible beach camp.

Location: Situated on Al Zorah Beach Ajman, almost 27 kilometers away from Sharjah International Airport.

Carvana Alzorahcaevana

Take your camping experience at a whole new level with Caravana Alzorah where spacious an dwell-maintained caravans are waiting for you. This is the coolest camping site in Ajman where you can rent out a luxurious caravan that opens up in private beaches where you enjoy your sunbeds and relax.

Cook the meal of your choice, relax in a jacuzzi, play a volleyball match or just sit outside to enjoy the water front, you can make the most of your time at Caravan Alzorah. There are various sizes of Caravans available which are suitable for even families. The pricing of booking a caravan starts from AED 600 per night for 2 to 3 people.

Location: Al Zorah Beach, Ajman

Camping spots in Umm Al Quwain

Al Rafah Beachal rafah (1)

If you plan to spend a night camping at Al Rafah Beach, make sure to put your camp away from the seashore to avoid getting drenched. Surrounded by peculiar mangrove trees and coastal vegetation, Al Rafah Beach makes you feel close to mother nature.

From kayaking to fishing, Al Rafaah Beach offers fun time activities to do with your loved ones. If you’re planning to go fishing, don’t forget to take your gear along. You will spot lots of flamingos and other wild birds on your way.

Al Rafah Beach is a favorite place for all adventure lovers who love to do kayaking and also for those souls who do fishing as their favorite pastime.

Location: Take Mohammad Bin Zayed Road north towards Ajman, and take the Dreamland Waterpark exit by following the signboards.

The Umm Al Quwain beachumm

Umm Al Quwain is a place with beautiful views and attracts tourists to its fun and adventurous activities. Umm Al Quwain Beach is widely popular for all the fun activities which you can enjoy with your loved ones while camping at the beachside.

If you’re planning to camp here, make sure to bring with you your fishing gear, binoculars, BBQ grills, and some extra warm clothes. You can enjoy bird sighting, kayaking, and fishing on the coast of the beach

Umm Al Quwain Beach attracts hundreds of campers all year round to its calm and radiant camping site. Before setting up the tent, don’t forget to take the necessary information about the water tides since the high tides can be dangerous for the tents placed near the beach.

Location: Sheikh Saud Bin Rashid Al Mualla Street, Al Maidan, Umm Al Quwain, United Arab Emirates

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • Is it safe to camp overnight in the UAE?

Yes, it is 100% safe to camp overnight at any camping spot in the UAE.

  • What is the best time to go desert camping in UAE?

If you want to enjoy exclusive desert camping in UAE, it is recommended to go between March to September.

  • Is travel insurance feasible during camping?

In case of accidents and mishappenings during camping, travel insurance can greatly help cover all the expenses.

  • Do I need to take my camping gear with me?

A few camping sites offer camps to rent out where you can access pillows, sheets, throws, and everything you need inside the camp. However, there are various camping sites where you need to take the camping essentials with you. Do research about the camping sites before heading there.


There is a plethora of places to explore in UAE, be it fancy skyscrapers, traditional deserted areas, or delectable dining. The country has everything to make your vacations unforgettable.

If you’re planning to stay in UAE, this list will help you find the best hotel or camping spot in every state of the UAE. Whether you want to stay at a beachside hotel or camp in the desert, we have covered everything for you. Spend your vacations peacefully at any of these options and enjoy the real taste of UAE.

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How Celebrity Influence in the Perfume Industry



Celebrity Influence in the Perfume Industry

Celebrity perfume endorsements, celebrities and perfumes, and the impact of celebrity perfumes on famous perfume brands are pivotal topics shaping consumer choices and industry trends.

This article explores key aspects and provides valuable insights into how celebrity fragrance influences the perfume industry.

The Power of Celebrity Perfume Endorsements

Celebrity perfume endorsements have been a significant marketing strategy for decades. When a famous personality lends their name to a fragrance, it instantly garners attention and boosts sales.

Celebrities bring their unique style, personality, and fan base, creating an emotional connection with potential buyers. This connection often converts into higher sales and increased brand loyalty.

For instance, when Beyoncé launched her fragrance line, it wasn’t just about the scent. Fans wanted a piece of her glamour and confidence encapsulated in a bottle. This emotional appeal is a key reason celebrity perfume endorsements are so effective. The public’s admiration for celebrities seamlessly translates into a desire to emulate them despite the perfumes they wear.

Winning Combination of Celebrities and Perfumes

The relationship between celebrities and perfumes is symbiotic. Celebrities benefit by expanding their brand and revenue streams, while perfume brands gain heightened visibility and credibility. This win-win combination fosters an amazing partnership that enhances both parties’ market presence. Celebrities often collaborate with established perfume brands to create unique fragrances that reflect their persona.

For example, Byshams’ “Capricorn” perfume epitomizes its sophisticated, ambitious ethos, appealing to its discerning clientele. This alignment ensures that the fragrance sells well and becomes integral to Byshams’ overall brand narrative.

The Impact of Celebrity Perfumes on the Market

The impact of celebrity perfumes extends beyond mere sales figures. Celebrity fragrances often set trends, influence consumer preferences, and even shape the broader perfume industry’s direction. A high-profile celebrity launching a new fragrance can lead to a surge in similar products as other brands attempt to capitalize on the trend.

Consider the impact of celebrity perfumes like Kim Kardashian’s KKW Fragrance line. Her perfumes have enjoyed commercial success and influenced packaging designs, marketing strategies, and even the types of scents that have become popular. The ripple effect of a successful celebrity perfume launch can lead to significant shifts in the market landscape.

Famous Perfume Brands and Celebrity Collaborations

Famous perfume brands understand the value of celebrity collaborations. By aligning with celebrities, these brands can tap into new demographics, rejuvenate their image, and enhance their market appeal. Estee Lauder, for instance, has successfully collaborated with stars like Kendall Jenner, bringing a fresh, youthful vibe to their classic brand.

Such collaborations often involve comprehensive marketing campaigns that leverage the celebrity’s social media presence, public appearances, and overall influence. The result is a highly effective promotional strategy that resonates with a broad audience, driving awareness and sales.

Celebrity Fragrance Influence

The influence of celebrity fragrances extends beyond the immediate sales boost. Celebrities often set lasting trends in the perfume industry, introducing new scent profiles, packaging innovations, and marketing tactics. Their involvement can elevate a fragrance from a mere product to a cultural phenomenon.

Take, for example, the influence of celebrity fragrances on sustainable practices. With her premium fragrance, celebrities like Shams emphasize eco-friendly ingredients and packaging, encouraging the industry to adopt more sustainable practices. This shift not only meets the growing consumer demand for green products but also positions the celebrity as a trendsetter in both style and ethics.


The influence of celebrities in the perfume industry is not ignorable. From celebrity perfume endorsements to the broader impact of celebrity fragrances on market trends and consumer behavior, this dynamic interplay shapes the industry’s landscape. Famous perfume brands continue to leverage the power of celebrity collaborations, ensuring that this trend remains a cornerstone of their marketing strategies.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are celebrity perfumes just a marketing gimmick?

While celebrity perfumes are undoubtedly a marketing strategy, they are more than just a gimmick. Celebrities bring their unique brand identity and fan base, which can significantly impact consumer behavior and market trends.

How do celebrity perfume endorsements affect sales?

Celebrity perfume endorsements often lead to increased sales due to consumers’ emotional connection with their favorite celebrities. Fans are likelier to purchase a fragrance endorsed by a celebrity they admire.

Do celebrity collaborations influence the types of perfumes available in the market?

Yes, celebrity collaborations can influence the types of perfumes available. A high-profile celebrity launching a successful fragrance can lead to a surge in similar products as other brands try to capitalize on the trend.

Are celebrity fragrances sustainable?

Some celebrity fragrances prioritize sustainability by using eco-friendly ingredients and packaging. Celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow have launched fragrance lines focusing on sustainability, influencing industry practices towards more environmentally friendly options.

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Family Fun in Dubai: Activities for All Ages



Activities for All Ages

Dubai, often associated with luxury and grandeur, is also an incredible destination for families looking for fun and memorable experiences. With a plethora of activities tailored for children and adults alike, Dubai offers a blend of education, entertainment, and excitement that caters to every family member. From world-class theme parks to educational museums and outdoor adventures, Dubai ensures that every family trip is packed with joy and learning.

Theme Parks and Entertainment Centers

One of the highlights for any family visiting Dubai is its vast array of theme parks. IMG Worlds of Adventure, the world’s largest indoor theme park, offers thrilling rides themed around popular characters from Marvel and Cartoon Network. Meanwhile, LEGOLAND Dubai provides interactive experiences that both entertain and stimulate creativity in children, making it a perfect spot for younger kids. For families who enjoy water activities, Aquaventure Waterpark at Atlantis, The Palm, offers a fun-filled day with water slides, a shark tunnel, and a chance to relax on its private beach.

Educational Museums and Cultural Attractions

Dubai is also home to an impressive range of museums and cultural attractions that are both fun and educational. The Dubai Museum, located in the historic Al Fahidi Fort, provides insights into the traditional way of life in the Emirates. For a more hands-on educational experience, the OliOli Children’s Museum offers interactive exhibits designed to spark curiosity and creativity among young minds. These cultural venues offer families a deeper understanding of the region’s heritage and history in an engaging and accessible way.

Car Rental in Dubai for Family Convenience

Exploring Dubai with your family requires flexibility and ease of travel. Renting a car is one of the most convenient ways to navigate the city, especially with family in tow. By visiting, families can choose from a wide selection of vehicles to find one that best suits their needs, ensuring comfort during their travels across the city. Having a rental car means you can easily transition from one attraction to another, making the most out of your family vacation without the stress of public transportation.

Luxurious Family Rides with a Bentley Bentayga

For families seeking to add a touch of luxury to their travel experience in Dubai, renting a high-end vehicle like the Bentley Bentayga can enhance the journey immensely. The Bentayga, known for its supreme comfort and exceptional performance, offers ample space and is equipped with state-of-the-art features that ensure a safe and enjoyable ride. To explore rental options for this luxury SUV, visit and treat your family to an unforgettable ride around Dubai.

Outdoor Adventures and Nature Experiences

Dubai might be famous for its skyscrapers, but it also offers numerous outdoor activities that allow families to connect with nature. The Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve provides opportunities for desert safaris, camel rides, and sandboarding, which can be exciting for both children and adults. Additionally, the Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary offers a chance to observe flamingos and other wildlife in their natural habitat, providing a serene escape from the city’s hustle and bustle.

Culinary Adventures for the Whole Family

Dubai’s food scene is as diverse as its population, and dining out can be a delightful experience for families. The city offers a vast range of dining options suitable for children, from casual eateries with dedicated kids’ menus to themed restaurants that turn a meal into an adventure. Trying local dishes or enjoying cuisine from around the world can also be a fun way for families to explore new flavors together.

Dubai presents a fantastic array of activities that cater to families with children of all ages, making it an ideal destination for those seeking both adventure and relaxation. With the convenience of car rental services like Yango, families can enjoy the freedom to explore Dubai at their own pace, creating memories that will last a lifetime. Whether cruising in a luxurious Bentley Bentayga or discovering the natural beauty and rich culture of the Emirates, Dubai offers an enriching experience for every family.

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Best Indian Restaurants in Dubai That Are a Must Try



Indian Restaurants in Dubai

When it comes to Indian restaurants in Dubai, you can find all kinds of setups, from chain restaurants to Michelin-star Indian restaurants. There are so many options that it will leave you spoilt for choices. We have made a list of the best Indian restaurants in Dubai that are a must-try; check out how many have you tried! And if not, consider these for your next Indian food cravings.

1. Antique BazaarAntique Bazaar Resturant Dubai

This restaurant will have you travel to the times when Kings ruled India! The whole décor of this place will make you feel that you have entered a Mahal (an Indian Palace). The place has a rustic vibe, plus the menu of this place is inspired by the “Shahi Kitchen” that operated during the king’s era in India. Every dish will have an explosion of flavors in your mouth! By far, Antique Bazar is one of the classiest dine-out options in Bur Dubai.

Some of the dishes that you must not miss at Antique Bazaar are:

  • Gosht Angar
  • Kabuli Chaat
  • Machli Amritsari
  • Sheekh Subz Bahar
Location Four Points by Sheraton, Khalid Bin Al Waleed Road, Bur Dubai Al Hamriya, Dubai
Contact Number +971 4 397 7444
Opening Hours Daily: 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM, 6 PM sy 12 AM
Price Range AED 225 for two persons

2. Indego by VineetIndego by Vineet Reaturant Dubai

Vineet Bhatia is a Michelin-starred Indian celebrity chef who has created an Indian restaurant named Indego in Dubai. Vineet is known for his fusion dishes that have a hint of traditional taste along with a modern presentation, and you can expect the same thing in the menu of Indego. The USP of this restaurant is that it uses only authentic Indian spices along with fresh ingredients. The Dishes that are served at Indego restaurant look exquisite and Instagram- post-worthy. You can spot this Michelin-recommended restaurant in Dubai Marina

some dishes that are a must-try here are:

  • Kabab Platter
  • Rogan Josh
  • Butter Chicken
  • Biryani
Location Grosvenor House, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Dubai
Contact Number +971 4 317 6000
Opening Hours Weekdays: 7 PM to 12 AM, Weekends: 1 PM to 4 PM, 7 PM to 12 AM
Price Range AED 650 for two persons

3. Rang MahalRang Mahal Restaurant in Dubai

The name of the restaurant itself sounds so Indian & so opulent that you would want to visit this restaurant for the mere experience of grandeur. Rang Mahal is a perfect combination of colorful ambiance set up in a classy way. An International Michelin-starred celebrity chef owns this restaurant, and he has put in all his culinary experience to make this restaurant a fantastic spot to have Indian food. You will find deliciously made food from different corners of India at Rang Mahal, and each of the dishes will have your mouth explode with delicious flavors. You can count on Rang Mahal even for Iftar dinner in Dubai.

Some dishes that are not to be missed here are:

  • Soft Shell Crab
  • Fish Fry
  • Kori Kempu
  • Keema Toast
Location JW Marriott Marquis Dubai – Sheikh Zayed Rd – Business Bay – Dubai
Contact Number +971 4 414 3000
Opening Hours 6 PM to 12 AM
Price Range AED 440 for two persons

5. GharanaGharana Restaurant Dubai

The word “Gharana” literally translates to family, and that is what this place will make you feel like (a restaurant that has a homely feel to it!). If you want to experience not only authentic Indian food but also Indian culture, Indian (Bollywood) music, and Indian hospitality, then you should pay a visit to Gharana. As soon as you step inside this restaurant, you will feel you have entered the heart of India. This restaurant starts only for early dinner, dinner, and late-night dinner (you will find many other late-night restaurants in Dubai, for your late-night cravings!).

A ProTtip: Do not miss out on the delicious Litchi Rabri (a sweet dish) of this place; some other dishes that you must try at Gharana are:

  • Chicken Biryani
  • Nihari Al Subha
  • Murgh Ghazala
Location Sheikh Zayed Road, near Mall of The Emirates, Al Barsha, Al Barsha 1, Dubai
Contact Number +971 4 704 0806
Opening Hours Sunday – Thursday: 6 PM to 12 AM, Friday & Saturday: 6 PM to 1 AM
Price Range AED 275 for two persons

6. Armani AmalArmani Amal

This is an Armani-owned restaurant where Armani himself does the restaurant’s interiors. Armani Amal is all glass-walled, which lets you see the stunning skyline of Dubai while you have your dinner (the place looks exquisite, especially at night!). Apart from having authentic Indian food, it will also be an experience of a lifetime for you. As soon as you step inside the restaurant, you will hear soothing Indian music; also, the service at this restaurant is quick, making your whole experience flawless!

Following are some dishes that you must not miss:

  • Goan Fish Curry
  • Basil Naan Bread
  • Biryani
Location Burj Khalifa, Level 3, Dubai
Contact Number +971 4888 3888
Opening Hours Opens every day from 6:30 PM to 11:30 PM except Sunday
Price Range AED 570 for two persons

7. Bombay ChawpattyBombay Chawpatty Restaurant

Bombay Chawpatty is a chain restaurant that operates in Dubai and feels omnipresent in the whole of Dubai! (There are more than 18 outlets of Bombay Chawpatty in Dubai, and the number is increasing yearly). If you are looking for your comfort Indian food, you can head to the outlet of Bombay Chawpatty; they serve good Indian food, and the spread is quite huge. Right from starters to desserts, you will find everything on their menu and you can also have food delivered to your doorsteps from Bombay Chawpatty. Use the noon food app, where you get discount on online food delivery if you have legit coupons. You can also check out their Buffet menu.

Some dishes that are a must-try here are:

  • Chicken Curry
  • Bhel Puri
  • Masala Chai
  • Dosa
Location Karama Dubai opp. Burjuman Ctr, Al Mankhool
Contact Number +971 56 520 8239
Opening Hours Daily: 10 AM to 12 Midnight
Price Range AED 70 for two persons

8. Rangoli RestaurantRangoli Restaurant Dubai

Till now in the article, we have seen opulent hotels with premium price points; however, you need not pay exorbitantly to have delicious Indian food in Dubai. There are restaurants like Rangoli that are known for their food and will not leave a hole in your pocket! If you are away from home for long and crave some home-cooked Indian dishes, Rangoli restaurant will come to your rescue. This place is specifically known for its authentic Gujarati food, but you can order other Indian dishes as well. It has a simple décor but extremely friendly staff. For regular Gujarati dinners, this can be your go-to Indian restaurant in Dubai (for other cuisine like Kerala food in Dubai, you can check out Tamarind Terrace).

The place is known for food options like:

  • Gujarati Thali
  • Chaat
Location Opposite ITL Building, Cosmos Lane, Meena Bazaar, Bur Dubai.
Contact Number +971 4 351 5873
Opening Hours Daily: 8:30 AM to 11:30 PM
Price Range Almost AED 90 for two persons

9. Amritsr RestaurantAmritsr Restaurant Dubai

Whether you are a desperate foodie or looking for some authentic Indian dishes, Amritsr Restaurant has planned its extensive menu to satisfy your cravings. As the name itself truly depicts the Indian cultural vibes, you can expect rich Indian food in the deserted land of Dubai. The place offers a symphony of fine dining that showcases how beautifully Indian cuisine is presented in Indian style. The restaurant gives you the opportunity to relish the Indian taste away from home.

The specialties to try at Amritsr Restaurant are:

  • Pav Bhaji
  • Mango Kulfi
  • Different types of Indian flatbread
  • Chicken Banjara
  • Rajma Masala
Location Al Attar Center, Dubai
Contact Number +971 4547 9576
Opening Hours Remains open 24/7
Price Range Around AED 115 for two persons

10. Purani DilliPurani Dilli Dubai

How mesmerizing and nostalgic the restaurant’s name sounds! It brings back the good old memories one can resonate with old Delhi, and with the traditional flavors being served on the plates, anyone can enjoy the deliciousness and aroma that revives the old traditional vibes. The restaurant aims to introduce the most revered recipes of Delhi in Dubai and serve them in royal etiquettes, which make it an authentic Indian restaurant that truly depicts the royalty of Old Delhi.

Some of the must-haves at Purani Dilli Restaurant are:

  • Chicken Biryani
  • Nihari
  • Beetroot Halwa
  • Paneer Tikka Masala
Location Mankhool Road, 4C Street, Bur Dubai
Contact Number +971 50 211 6816
Opening Hours Daily: 12:30 PM to 1 AM
Price Range Around AED 300 for two persons

11. Bombay BrasserieBombay Brasserie Restaurant Dubai

Get ready to experience the diverse gastronomy and rich culinary journey through Indian cuisine at Bombay Brasserie, where you can enjoy the pleasant aroma of vibrant and flavorful dishes. It’s a signature restaurant at Taj Dubai and truly depicts a seamless blend of contemporary and traditional art through its interior. The mural art, botanical bar, and live kitchen are some of the highlights that make dining at Bombay Brasserie an unforgettable experience.

Some dishes to try at Bombay Brasserie include:

  • Seafood Ramen
  • Murg Malai
  • Lasooni Palak Paneer
  • Khajoor Anjeer Halwa
Location Taj Dubai
Contact Number +971 4 438 3100
Opening Hours Daily: 12:30 PM to 3 PM, 6 PM to 11:30 PM
Price Range Around AED 500 for two persons

12. The CrossingThe Crossing Restaurant Dubai

The Crossing is a refined blend of modern Indian aesthetics and traditional flavors where you find well-curated recipes to make you nostalgic about the supreme heritage of the sub-continent. The restaurant celebrates the Indian influence over Dubai and how the residents of the golden land enjoy its flavors. The minimal décor is yet another eye-catching element of The Crossing, and when the traditional, aromatic food is served on the table, you will memorize nothing but just the flavors oozing out of the dishes.

When at The Crossing, don’t forget to try:

  • Rogan Josh
  • Tandoori Salmon
  • Parsi Pulao
  • Gulab Jamun Brulee
Location The H Hotel, 1 Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai
Contact Number +971 04 491 9695
Opening Hours 12 PM to 1 AM
Price Range Almost AED 450 for two persons

13. SthanSthan Restaurant Dubai

Sthan means ‘place’; just like the name, the restaurant presents the evolution of rich Asian food that is an amalgam of high-quality, traditional cuisine and contemporary fine dining. The restaurant is a culinary masterpiece where you will explore rich Asian cuisines, especially from Pakistan, India, and Afghanistan, in a cozy atmosphere where you can enjoy homemade food away from home. Sthan is also among those few restaurants where you will find a rich blend of North-west Asian food with a modern touch of West.

Some of the popular dishes at Sthan are:

  • Grilled and tandoori BBQ
  • Raan Irani
  • Murg Kali Mirch
  • Dahi ke Kebab
  • Mango Lassi
Location Zabeel Road, Al Karama, Dubai
Contact Number +971 4 399 7775
Opening Hours Daily: 12 to 11:30 PM Daily
Price Range Almost AED 155 for two persons

Bottom Line

The diverse traditional and cultural cuisines that are indigenous to the subcontinent are truly reflected in Indian cuisine. Every Indian city has a unique delicacy to offer due to the diversity of its ethnic, cultural, and social groupings. Living in Dubai brings opportunities to explore various cultures and cuisines, and if you want to delve into the richness of Asian cuisine, the above-mentioned restaurants are worth a try. Whether you are a tourist or living in Dubai, enjoying these scrumptious dishes from Indian cuisine will take you on a rollercoaster ride of memories and flavors that stay with you forever.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Name some of the popular street foods of India.

Aalo chana chaat, bhel puri, jhalmuri, poha, dahi vada, kanji vada, kachori, dosa, and pav bhaji are some of the popular street food items of India.

Is Indian cuisine spicy?

There are several Indian dishes which are popular for their spicy flavors but not all Indian dishes are too spicy. There are various Indian dishes which are mild and are still tasted flavorful. In these dishes, the spices are kept minimal and do not produce burning hot sensation to the taste buds.

Name the popular Indian desserts.

Gajar ka Halwa, Gulab Jamun, Kaju Katli, Rasgulla, Mishti Doi, Besan Laddu, and Kheer are some of the popular traditional Indian desserts.

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