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Christmas is an inspiring festival bringing together people of all religions irrespective of caste and creed. As the festive season of Christmas is fast approaching there is no better way to celebrate it than with a Dubai holiday.

Though Dubai is part of an Islamic nation, the city will be shrouded with a unique festive spirit during Christmas, with malls, streets, stores, hotels and restaurants all exquisitely decorated with well-lit Christmas trees creating an awe-inspiring sight. Some hotels also have Christmas carols and market festivals, like the Habtoor Place Hotel. Here are our top reasons for you to visit this magical City.

Fantastic Weather

It is no secret that Dubai brings in scorching heat because of its location in the middle of the desert. However, from December to January the temperatures are cooler with an average temperature of 21°C to 26°C.

Christmas Shopping Spree

There is no better place in the world to do your Christmas shopping but one of the world’s largest shopping and entertainment malls. The mall gives full Christmas makeover with towering Christmas trees, sparkling decorations and impressive snow scenes. It is a perfect location for Christmas shopping, form every single brand-name shop to unique boutique stores, delicious international chocolatiers to local sweets and dates, you’ll have a hard time choosing what to get for Christmas gifts!

The Festive Market at Madinat Jumeirah

The Madinat Jumeirah transforms into a Dubai winter wonderland with a German-style Christmas market, a North Pole train ride, a giant snowball zone and daily appearances by Santa himself. The market will open from Dec 15th to 27th.

Dubai Winter Festival

Dubai winter festival is one of the most enjoyable and fun Christmas activity in Dubai. There are a lot of things to do at the Dubai Winter Festival such as The Party Garden, Search for A Star, Festive Pub Quiz, The Cheese Corner, Meet the Mascots, Haribo Snow Play Zone, Giant Christmas Tree, Main Stage, Splash n party kids’ zone, French bakery Gingerbread House Making, Letters to Santa, Funfair, Santa’s Grotto, Santa’s New Apprentice Pantomime and lots more.

Christmas delight

Every Christmas, most hotels and restaurants host special buffet, brunches and dinners for their guest throughout December. For instance, The Irish Village at Al Garhoud also called “a piece of Ireland in the heart of Dubai”, hosts a special festive buffet with courses of traditional delicacies from the Emerald Isle. Also, the Eloquent Elephant a famous multi-cuisine restaurant located at the Taj Dubai offers a carefully selected Christmas brunch every Friday.

Christmas Concert at Dubai Opera

This is for lovers of Christmas music, the Dubai Opera hosts its annual festive music Christmas concerts. These performances will occur in the morning, midday and evening accompanied by festive treats and a chance for a singalong.

Spectacular Christmas lights and fireworks

The lights in Dubai are undeniably spectacular all year round. However, at Christmas, they’re even bigger and better. Every year Dubai outdoes itself with a spectacular range of fireworks at its most iconic locations on New Year’s Eve: The Palm Jumeirah, The Burj Khlaifa, Burj Al Arab, Atlantis and Dubai Festival City Mall. You definitely won’t be missing out on any of the festive vibes.

New Year’s Eve Dinner Cruise

Enjoy the unique experience of the season on a dinner cruise that offer great dining onboard with best views of Dubai’s skyline as you cruise along the Creek, as well as the spectacular fireworks displays that occur every year with live entertainment, champagne and a multi-course international buffet.

Night Desert Safari Experience

Dubai desert safari is one of the most exciting and colourful ways to celebrate the festive season. From dune bashing to sunset views to a colourful evening lined with activities like belly dancing, buffet, and henna painting. If you want to spot Santa and his reindeer, go on a desert safari adventure. Also, the night is lit with a fireworks celebration.



Zeriah travels is offering an amazing luxury family vacation that will give you the best and unforgettable Christmas experience.  Our Dubai Christmas holiday is from the 21st to 27th of December,2019 and prices are from N600,000.00.

  • Return ticket on Emirates Airline
  • UAE visa
  • 6-night accommodation in Movenpick Ibn Battuta Gate (5* hotel)
  • Desert safari and BBQ dinner
  • IMG World of adventure /Aqua fun park
  • Flying cup at JBR beach
  • La Perle by Dragone show
  • Tourism taxes
  • Return airport transfer


Dubai does everything in an astoundingly way, and so is Christmas. If you wish to ditch the clichéd winter destinations for a distinctive Christmas getaway, you should visit Dubai with us this Christmas.




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