It’s hard to believe that just fifty years ago Dubai was a quiet fishing village, surrounded by endless desert land. Dubai’s growth in recent years has taken the world by storm. Now filled with impressive skyscrapers, golden shorelines, and world-renowned hotels, it has admirably affirmed its place as one of the most photogenic cities in the world.
If you are on the hunt for the most insta-worthy spots in dubai, take a look at our top recommendations;
Ce La Vi
Situated on the 54th floor of the iconic Address Sky View hotel, Ce La Vi is fast becoming one of the hottest spots in Dubai. With award winning food, and unparalleled views of Downtown Dubai, it's easy to see why! Step out onto the impressive pool deck, and you will find yourself perfectly placed to capture the Burj Khalifa in all its glory. To make your snaps that little bit more ‘gram worthy’, there is even a flower covered swing for you to pose on!
Cé La Vi Dubai, Address Sky View, Downtown Dubai, open daily 12pm - 10pm
Palm View Tower
As one of only six man-made attractions visible from space, it’s no wonder the Palm Jumeirah attracts over 1 million tourists annually. Lucky for you, you don’t have to venture as far as space to get a perfect bird's eye view of the impressive creation. We have found just the place for you to take it all in. The Palm view tower, located on the Trunk of Palm Jumeirah, boasts a spectacular observation deck on the 52nd floor, as well as a dazzling infinity pool on the 50th. Unobstructed views of the Arabian Gulf, and all 17 branches of the Palm, making this the perfect instagrammable destination.
Open daily 10am - 11pm, booking is required, tickets start at just AED 100
Wings of Mexico
Have you even been to Dubai if you haven’t had a picture in front of this famous statue? Now an Instagram phenomenon, the grand set of wings sit at the entrance to the Burj Plaza. With a backdrop of the Burj Khalifa, and the Downtown skyline, it’s easy to see why it’s becoming so popular to take a snap here!
Dubai Miracle Garden
Home to over 50 million flowers, and 250 million plants, this colourful oasis will bring your Instagram feed to life! Wether in front of the flower-covered Emirates A380, or heart shaped entrance, there is no end of picture opportunities at the Dubai Miracle Garden. The stunning Garden is open from mid November - May, and entry tickets are just AED 40.
Positioned on the Palm Jumeirah, just across the water from the world famous Atlantis Hotel, the Pointe is home to the World's largest fountain, and a complex of shops, bars and restaurants. We suggest heading down to the Pointe in the evening, where you will be able to capture the amazing fountain show, and the Atlantis hotel in one shot!
Open daily 10am - 11pm, The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah - Al Mirziban
Take a step back in time by visiting Dubai’s historic Al Seef. The picturesque area of Dubai is filled with Instagram opportunities. From the traditional Arabic architecture and Souks, to the Dhow boats filling the waterways, visiting Al Seef will not disappoint!
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