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Winter in Dubai: A Guide for 2022-23

By Nikita Karia on Dec 16, 2022
Themes:  Interesting Facts  | Category: Places To Visit | Country:  Dubai

Dubai should be on travelers’ must-see lists as it is one of the most exciting cities in the Middle East. The country’s diverse culture attracts tourists throughout the year.

However, there is a false belief that Dubai is always hot, and we are here to burst that myth for you. Winter in Dubai is more bearable for tourists, and it is the city’s busiest season. Winters make Dubai one of the most sought-after tourist destinations. Overall, it is a pleasant experience due to the mild temperatures. There are also many fun activities and events to enjoy in Dubai during the winter.

Dubai Weather in winter

As a desert country, Dubai experiences a lot of sunshine, with only a little rain in the winter. Talking about winters in Dubai – the winter season begins in late October and lasts through early March. The average daytime and nighttime temperatures are 25 and 15°C. People from all over the world can take advantage of the weather conditions and explore Dubai during the most pleasant time of year, which is toward the end of winter.

December, January, and February are when the city experiences most of its rainfall. Whereas December and January are the coldest months of the year with only 3 to 4 days of rain each, February continues to be the wettest month with about five days of rain in a month.

Why Visit Dubai in winter

Dubai in winter has many positives such as below:

  • The Dubai Shopping Festival
  • Favorable weather conditions
  • Enjoy Dubai beaches and Parks
  • Experience Christmas in Dubai
  • Watch the New Year Eve’s fireworks
  • Enjoy Dubai Water Parks and water activities

Best Places to Visit during winter in Dubai

Many stunning places in this enchanted city will make for a wonderful vacation for you. But winter adds an extra spark to explore these astounding places to visit in Dubai in winter.

1. Burj Khalifa

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It is impossible not to think of Dubai when talking about the world’s tallest skyscraper. I would rather say, Burj Khalifa should not be missed during your trip to Dubai, regardless of the time of year. Numerous shopping centers and entertainment venues can be found there. The highest point in Dubai is the observation deck on the 122nd floor, where you can get an incredible view of the glittering Dubai surroundings. Visit the Burj Khalifa in the evening during your Dubai winter holidays to take in its magic.

2. Palm Jumeirah

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Despite being the smallest of Dubai’s three planned islands, it is one of the city’s most popular attractions. A man-made offshore island with upscale residences off the coast of Dubai is this work of architecture. Plan a trip to Palm Jumeirah to indulge in numerous outdoor pursuits and take in the breathtaking sunset view. Look also at the island’s vibrant nightlife. Infinity pools and beach clubs transform into vibrant nightclubs with DJs every night of the week.

3. Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum House

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If you enjoy history and Arabic architecture, you should definitely pay a visit to the Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum House. It was formerly the home of the ruler of Dubai, after whom the museum was named. It has been renovated into a well-known museum, which houses artifacts, paintings, and other historical items. It offers a unique glimpse into the charming emirate’s historic past.

4. Jumeirah Mosque

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One of the satisfying places to visit in Dubai during winter – is Jumeirah Mosque. This mosque is one of the most photographed places and is a famous tourist location. There is no other mosque in Dubai allowed to be entered by anyone but Muslims. It even has programs that offer cultural insights to both; its visitors and the residents of Dubai.

5. Dubai Creek

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The most amazing natural saltwater creek in Dubai is this one. The pleasant winter weather in Dubai begs for an outing, and where better to go than Dubai Creek to experience the city’s past? You might consider this if you are looking for places to visit in Dubai during the winter. This famous waterway divides the city into Bur Dubai and Deira. Take a boat ride or an abra ride with your family and friends to see the entire creek.

Best Things to Do in Dubai in winter

Now for the exciting part: discovering why we adore winter in Dubai so much. The return of favorite parks, outdoor activities, and a wealth of things to do in this city are all made possible by the cooler weather.

1. Go for Desert Safari or Desert Camping

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The vast Arabian Desert and its beautiful dunes will do their best to please your eyes and give you a one-of-a-kind experience during your Dubai winter holidays. You must go on a Desert Safari in Dubai. Enjoy a romantic sunset on the golden sand, followed by a delicious barbecue dinner and good music. At the same time, you cannot afford to miss the live belly dance experience during the desert safari. Adventure seekers have a lot to look forward to with activities like 4×4 rides across bumpy dunes, not to mention that clear skies are in store for those who like to stargaze.

Alternatively, you can opt for Desert Camping in Dubai during your winter trip. One of the renowned desert camps is Arabian Dreams Desert Camp. It offers camel rides and dune drives as part of its package and follows proper guest itineraries.

2. View the Dubai Fountain Shows

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A cruise on Burj Lake is one of the best things to do in Dubai in winter to see the world’s most famous orchestrated fountain. With the ability to spray over twenty-two thousand gallons of water at a range of nine hundred feet at any given time, the Dubai Fountain is one of the most enchanting tourist attractions in Dubai. The fountain, which has over fifty colored projectors and six thousand lights, plays a variety of Arabic and world music.

3. Sky Views Dubai

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You are 220 meters above sea level on the 53rd floor of a glass-enclosed high-rise with no windows to block your view. If that’s what races your heartbeat, plan a tour to Sky Views Dubai! The Address Sky View Towers in Dubai are connected by one of the longest footbridges in the world. Despite the structure’s size, you can walk across two Sky View Towers. Take in the breathtaking views of Dubai while relaxing in the cool breeze.

Summing it Up

Dubai has always been a top pick among travelers, and thousands visit it each year. Given that it is a tropical country with hot summers, it attracts a massively large crowd in the winter. You don’t want to miss out on anything because there are tons of experiences to explore. Winter has its allure, as does Dubai. So a mingled vibe of both is definitely worth a shot.

To help you make the most of your Dubai winter holidays Flamingo Transworld offers customized and group tour packages for Dubai.

About Author

Nikita Karia
Nikita Karia

Nikita Karia has eleven years of experience working in the B2B travel trade, focusing on international destinations. Thus, writing tourism content comes naturally to her. She has traveled across countries- like Singapore, Mauritius, Sri Lanka, Maldives, and South Africa.

Additionally, she has a flair for writing about healthcare, technology, mental health, education, and e-commerce. Her purpose of the write-up is to simplify the contents in a way that resonates with the reader. When she is not writing, she enjoys tweaking her gardening skills

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