The magical Middle East metropolis of Dubai with its amazing beaches, amazing destinations and unforgettable experiences attracts guests from all over the globe. From the tiny tots, to couples to energetic families there are so many choices have fun with a really awesome vacation. The temperatures are pleasant every month of the year. Dubai is still a successful city thriving with world-class destinations on its front door.

There is so much to see and do in Dubai. It’s not all shopping and relaxing on the beach, here are the top 10 Dubai attractions, destinations and actions that you definitely must not miss:

1) Shopping

London, Paris, New York… with Hamley’s, Galeries Lafayette and Bloomingdale’s among the 1200 shops in Dubai Shopping mall, you don’t need to go anywhere else to get your high-end shopping fix. Max out your bank card on a new clothing in Fashion Avenue.

2) Skiing

The tremendous Ski Dubai snowdome provides five slopes which achieve up 60-metres across an amazing 22,500 square feet field. Relax in the St Moritz café afterwards and you’ll almost feel like you are in the Alps.

3) Golf

Designed by 2012 Open Golf Champion Ernie Els, the Els Club, Dubai was granted Best New International Course by Links Magazine truly. The course’s impressive terrain of lavish greenery set in the sand hills attracts golf players from all over the globe.

4) The Beach

Jumeriah beach is a 3km-long stretch of sand with warm, superficial waters that makes it definitely perfect for families. The popular sail-shaped Burj Al Arab Resort elected the world’s most magnificent hotel provides an amazing background.

5) Island-hopping

The sand may be artificial, but the beaches look even better on Palm Jumeirah, the amazing man-made island that can be seen from space. It really is an out-of-this-world experience.

6) Safari

Experience the amazing Arabian landscapes on a desert safari. Activities that are included in Dubai tour packages consist of ‘dune bashing’ in big 4×4 jeeps, dune buggying and sand skiing.

7) The Races

Admire thoroughbred Arabian horse in fascinating action at Meydan Racecourse. The peak time is November to April, with the Dubai World Cup – the world’s richest race in March.

8) Bargain Hunting

For best bargains Karama Souq in Dubai is the choice. The souks here sell everything from spices, gold, artifacts, remake of popular brands and every product you ever imagined.

9) Views

Probably the best view in Dubai is from the sky outdoor patio of Burj Khalifa, the world’s highest habitable tower. Take the lift to the 124th floor to take in the cityscape from the peak of the 828m-tall skyscraper. The Dubai Fountains are also impressive with vibrant lights, water jets and songs that easily compete anything that the Bellagio in Las Vegas has to offer.

10) Fishing

The centerpiece of Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo is its large container populated by 33,000 animals such as sharks, mice and plenty of multi-coloured exotic seafood. Get up close and personal with the sharks in the walk-through canal.