If you are a shopaholic or are just looking for a fun shopping spree for the whole family, then Dubai is most definitely the place for you! Here are some of the shopping hotspots to visit.
What better place to start than at the largest shopping mall on the planet! The Dubai Mall, easily accessible from resorts the likes of Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort, features around 1,200 shops and is a favourite amongst fashionistas; brands like Burberry, Gucci, Prada, Chanel and Dior can be found here along with the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo.
Ibn Battuta Mall
Featuring décor inspired by the travels of Ibn Battuta, a famous Moroccan explorer, this popular mall is home to anchor stores such as H&M, Marks & Spencer and Carrefour. Well worth checking out for those staying at residences in Dubai, the mall also offers fashion, jewellery, accessories, cosmetics, footwear and lifestyle products.
The Gold Souk
A shopping hub that is big on “bling”, the Gold Souk in Dubai is a ‘must visit’ too. Located on the banks of the Dubai Creek, this famous souk has over 300 retailers offering gold bracelets, earrings, necklaces and more along with diamonds too!
Mall of the Emirates
Another sprawling retail hub, the Mall of the Emirates is where you will find department stores like Marks & Spencer and Harvey Nichols as well as an Apple store. Designer brands such as Dolce & Gabbana, Michael Kors, Alexander McQueen and Jimmy Choo are also on offer along with attractions like Ski Dubai.