Dubai, more recently has been viewed as an upcoming tourist destination. It offers world class facilities in all spheres of tourist activities. Adventure sports have also become a big thing here. Among the activities on offer jet skiing, sand skiing, desert safaris etc are very popular. The 49 miles of natural coastline that Dubai has also offers many attractions. First there are pristine beaches with very clear waters. You can Jet Ski or for a more laid back option cruise in Dubai on the open waters of the Persian Gulf. The waters surrounding Dubai are known for being calm & sailing on this is a pleasure. No spilling drinks & motion sickness to spoil the occasion.
For those not on a budget you can cruise in Dubai on a yacht. There are yachts of all sizes available for a cruise in the waters around Dubai. These can be hired for a day or for a short duration, hire one for a cruise in Dubai for a group or just a romantic getaway. Cruises from Dubai have made their mark in the tourist circles. There is a lot of information on various sites on the internet with detailed information on the various options available. Tour companies, companies hiring out yachts & cruise companies have websites which give details on their offers.
The local fishing boats called Dhows are a unique way to take a cruise. These are handmade local boats that can take you across the Dire Creek that cuts threw Dubai. There are tour options of cruising in Dubai with a yacht or a dhow or any other vessel to view Dubai by day or by Night. The towering buildings in Dubai are magical at night when viewed from a vessel sailing past slowly.
Cruises from Dubai give you a feeling of luxury where time stands still when you are on the open waters. Dubai has almost 900 miles of coastline which includes the area around their man made islands placed in the shape of a Palm tree. These man made islands are also accessible with these cruises & are a definite must do.