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Sizzling Sheikh Zayed Road

Sheikh Zayed Road holidays transport you through the epicentre of Dubai’s myriad of breath-taking and unique sites. Arguably the grandest road in the whole of the UAE, Sheikh Zayed Road penetrates the cultural and modernised heart of Dubai, exposing holidaymakers to the wealth and heritage of this fascinating emirate.

The road passes through many of the city state’s districts and municipalities, from the southern stretches that feature areas like Jebel Ali, to the banks of Dubai Creek in the north. Along the way you’ll pass skyscrapers, beaches, bustling malls, cultural landmarks and an overriding theme of wealth and prosperity – providing one of the most comprehensive insights into the emirate that you could hope for during your holidays to Sheikh Zayed Road.

Most popular hotels in Sheikh Zayed Road

JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai
JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai
JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai

Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai

from £645 pp
Nassima Royal Hotel Ex Radisson Royal
Nassima Royal Hotel Ex Radisson Royal
Nassima Royal Hotel Ex Radisson Royal

Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai

from £557 pp
Emirates Grand Hotel
Emirates Grand Hotel
Emirates Grand Hotel

Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai

from £607 pp
Fairmont Dubai
Fairmont Dubai
Fairmont Dubai

Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai

from £679 pp

At a glance

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  • Language: English
  • Time Zone: GMT +4
  • Average flight time: 7h 59m

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A Journey through Dubai

A drive from one end of the road to the next will guide you past and through a countless stream of interesting and remarkable sites of Dubai – choosing which ones to descend upon will be the most complex aspect of your trip along the strip. Among some of the most impressive sites include the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, with the complex also home to the fantastic Dubai Mall, home to a stunning aquarium. The area is set just back from Jumeirah Beach, a beautiful line of sand that will add a sandy element to your holidays in Sheikh Zayed Road.

Your journey along the road will see you dissecting skyscrapers and architectural prowess, industrial regions and natural beauty. From the green spaces of Zabeel Park to the bustling port around Jebel Ali – an overall flavour of Dubai can be attained from this immense strip of tarmac. For the ultimate gesture of grandeur and luxury, hopping off the road and visiting Dubai Marina will allow visitors to absorb one of the city’s most attractive areas – perfect for an evening meal or the launching point of a boat trip into the Persian Gulf.