Things to do in Dubai

Dubai offers a magnificent selection of things to do for visitors with almost any kind of interest. From age-old heritage sights such as Al Fahidi Fort, to impressive architectural landmarks like Burj Khalifa and its dancing fountains, the city has an eclectic mix of old and new. Have fun in a waterpark and embark on an unforgettable desert safari with dune driving, belly dancing and falconry. There are beaches, golf courses, equestrian centres, nightclubs, shopping malls, luxury spas and award-winning restaurants. Throughout the year, Dubai stages many special events including music concerts, international sporting fixtures, cultural celebrations, shopping festivals and children’s entertainment programmes.

Stay at Mӧvenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate Dubai and discover the extraordinary variety this fascinating emirate has to offer.

Shopping & Souks

In addition to being on the doorstep of Ibn Battuta Mall, our guests can enjoy the Dubai Mall, Mall of the Emirates and Marina Walk only minutes away.  The charming Souqs on either side of Dubai Creek can be reached via taxi, but are usually included in most city tours as well.

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Sports and Activities

Dubai is known for the large number of sporting and leisure activities available to its visitors. Our concierge can give you the best advice for activities near to the hotel.

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Sports and Activities Dubai Ibn Battuta Gate


Dubai isn’t just about the fast pace and constant stream of things to do – the city offers plenty of enjoyable ways relax and unwind. Dubai’s beaches and temperature-controlled swimming pools are most prominent in this respect, with spas and wellness centres taking it to the next level.

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Relaxation in Dubai Ibn Battuta Gate

Family Adventures

Throughout the week, our Camel Kids Club offers dedicated children’s activities on the ground floor of the hotel and on Fridays there’s a special treat for them at the Al Bahou Family Brunch.  Several theme parks, including Aquaventure, Wild Wadi and Fun City are first-prize Dubai destinations for the whole family.

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Entertainment and Events

Dubai’s calendar of entertainment and events is a never-ending list of shows and excitement.  Along with chic bars and trendy nightclubs, there are seasonal events, sporting extravaganzas, musical concerts, theatre productions and art exhibitions which take place throughout the year.

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Discover Dubai's culture, local customs and traditions through historical sites in this dynamic city.

Learn some history at Dubai Museum, experience traditional customs at Heritage & Diving Village and get inspired by the Jumeirah Mosque, a modern expression of Fatimid architecture.

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