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Wednesday 24 August, 2022

Dubai has existed since the 18th Century, beginning as a small fishing village, but its development beginning in the last Century has resulted in a modern wonder and metropolis, with gleaming bright skyscrapers jutting out from the desert.

Dubai yacht

Dubai offers luxury and opulence a plenty and doesn’t compensate for less. The city hosts both the largest and second largest shopping malls in the world, the world’s tallest building, the Middle East’s largest waterpark and the world’s largest aquarium.

Dubai hosts 69 Michelin starred restaurants, covering a total of 21 different cuisine’s, offering something for everyone and real heaven for a foodie, with the restaurants offering magnificent views of the Dubai skyline or of the azure seas of the Arabian Gulf.

A must-do for anyone chartering a yacht in Dubai is to head ashore for a desert safari. Most will incorporate a few activities in one, but can be custom to suit, featuring 4x4 rides across the dunes, quad-biking, camel rides, sandboarding and a buffet dinner under the desert stars.

dubai desert

Dubai is perfectly situated as a hub to go farther whilst aboard an Arabian Gulf yacht charter. Cruise to Doha in Qatar or go South to the shores of Oman. The Gulf is rich in marine life, offering the perfect opportunity to don your wetsuit, if you’ve ever fantasised about swimming with a whale shark. The gulf is also home to 5 of the 7 sea turtle species, manatees, humpback dolphins and blue spotted rays.

Dubai is just a short trip down the coast from the UAE capital Abu Dhabi, which lays claim to its own series of theme parks such as Ferrari World and Warner Bros World and another 10 Michelin starred restaurants.

Abu Dhabi can also claim only one of two Formula One tracks with trackside berthing for yachts. If you charter a yacht in Dubai in December, your yacht charter will coincide with the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the yearly final for the Formula One series. Berth the yacht here, and embrace the incredible buzzing atmosphere for days filled with motorsport and the nights packed with non-stop yacht parties.

For more information regarding a yacht charter to Dubai, the Arabian Gulf or superyacht charter, get in touch with the SWM Yachts yacht charter team at #dubai






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