By Megan Millisky
August weather in Dubai can be scorching, reaching into the triple digits. But that doesn’t stop residents from having fun! And when you use this guide, you’ll be prepared too! Luckily, there are tons of amazing sites that are perfect to keep you cool and entertain you throughout your vacation. Here are five of the best ways to make your August Dubai trip fantastic.
1. Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo
Dive into the world of sharks, stingrays, and jellyfish this August! See over 140 species of underwater creatures at the Dubai Aquarium. Spend a day at one of the largest aquariums in the world, located at the famous Dubai Mall.
Address: 57XH+2C Dubai - United Arab Emirates
2. Burj Khalifa
See the world’s tallest observation deck with your own eyes! At the top of this 2716 foot building, you can see Dubai for miles. And fewer crowds in August means better views for you!
3. Evening Desert Safari
Spend a cool August evening riding a camel through sandy desert dunes! Evening safaris let you tour the desert without the blistering heat. You'll get fantastic night photos and explore the majestic Al Aweer desert!
4. Visit Ski Dubai
Chill out with a trip to Ski Dubai! You can ski the slopes and hit the snow park, with fun rides for all ages. You can even see King Penguins in the penguin nursery! Visit Ski Dubai through August for a refreshing run down the snowy slopes.
Address: Ski Dubai
5. Eid al Adha
Dubai celebrates one of the holiest days in the Islamic calendar with Eid al Adha or “Festival of Sacrifice.” Many people give money or food to the less fortunate. And July 30-August 2, the city celebrates with concerts, fireworks, food, and more!
Address: Downtown Dubai
6. Dubai Sports World
Through August 20, play sports inside this air-conditioned sports venue! This popular program allows people to play football, volleyball, tennis, soccer, and more while staying out of the heat.
Address: Dubai Sports World