Destination guide

The exciting area of Downtown Dubai awaits your stay

Enjoy the architecture and other features of Downtown Dubai. This city's skyscrapers, shopping and cafes attract many visitors, as does its scenic and cosmopolitan location. Burj Khalifa and Dubai Mall are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Downtown Dubai

Are you hoping to find attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Downtown Dubai a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ski Dubai (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Aquaventure (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Dubai Festival City Mall (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Wild Wadi Water Park (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Arabian Ranches Golf Club (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Emirates Golf Club (10 mi / 16.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Downtown Dubai

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Downtown Dubai is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Jumeira Beach and Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Dubai Creek (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Dubai Water Canal (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Dubai Water Canal Waterfall (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Safa Park (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctury (2.5 mi / 4 km)
Transport

Travelling to and around Downtown Dubai

The nearest airport is in Dubai (DXB-Dubai Intl.), located 6.4 mi (10.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Sharjah (SHJ-Sharjah Intl.), which is 17.9 mi (28.8 km) away.

Utilise the area's public transport and catch a ride on the metro at Burj Khalifa - Dubai Mall Station or Business Bay Station to more easily navigate the city.

Where to stay near Downtown Dubai?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 380 holiday rentals near Downtown Dubai. From 33 Houses to 342 Studios, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Downtown Dubai is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown Dubai?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Downtown Dubai:

  • Burj Residence Phase I & II: 273 holiday homes
  • Dubai Marina: 606 holiday homes
  • Al Barsha 1: 44 holiday homes
  • Jumeirah Beach Residence: 338 holiday homes
  • Jabal Ali 2: 263 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I rent Houses in Downtown Dubai?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 33 Houses in Downtown Dubai. Our other popular types of Downtown Dubai holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 342 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 333 holiday houses
  • Hotels: 3 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Downtown Dubai?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 249 holiday homes with pool available in Downtown Dubai. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.