‘The bigger, the better’ is a suitable tagline for the Emirati city of Dubai as it is unlike any other in the world. Tourists flock here to witness the ever-growing skyline, to enjoy shopping for luxury brands and to experience its famous nightlife. We can’t forget to mention to the city’s spotless beaches too, which provide you with an opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle and sink your toes into the white sandy shores. There is no doubt that Dubai has fast become one of the most (if not the most!) instagrammable holidays you can choose. So, get the phone out and get snapping!
Dubai’s beaches are some of the most impressive you’ll come across. In fact, it is an image of contrasts. Crystal clear waters complement the fine, white sand as ultra-modern architecture towers above. Dubai’s beaches provide fantastic sunset views including the city’s iconic skyline.
Best beaches to photograph:
- Jumeirah Beach Residence
- Umm Suqeim Beach
- Kite Beach
Dubai is a city which is at the forefront when it comes to modern design. So, it’s not surprising to know that Dubai is home to the tallest building in the world. The Burj Khalifa stands at a mind-boggling height of 830m, making it an impressive instagrammable shot.
Best architecture to photograph:
- The Burj Khalifa
- Burj Al Arab
- Jumeirah Lake Towers
Dubai has a number of beautiful mosques which are open to everyone to visit. With guided tours, you get to witness the true beauty that this city has to offer as well as gain a cultural understanding. These landmarks are picture-perfect, providing an opportunity for a great snap.
Beautiful religious landmarks to photograph:
- Jumeirah Mosque
- Grand Mosque
- Al Farooq Omar Bin Al Khattab Mosque
As you can imagine there are tons of resorts to choose from in Dubai. So, there’s no doubt that whichever resort you end up choosing to stay at, will most likely be an Instagram worthy image. The Palm Jumeirah is the perfect base for Dubai’s resorts, guaranteeing sunny beaches, refreshing swimming pools and luxury at its finest.
Best resorts to photograph:
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Food with a view
Top restaurants in Dubai not only serve up flavoursome dishes, but you get an extra dollop of views on the side. We all know by now that Dubai is the place to go if views are what you’re after and there’s no better way to enjoy a meal than to admire the skyline alongside it. What better insta shot is there than to have a double whammy of food and views?
Best restaurants to photograph:
- Tomo – Raffles Dubai
- 40 Kong – The H Hotel
- At.Mosphere – The Burj Khalifa