Instagrammers Guide to Dubai


Dubai, may not be the first place you think to be one of the most Instagrammable destinations to travel to, but trust me when I say IT REALLY IS! City, beach and culture makes for the best mix of content creation possible! So, without boring you with what I got up to in words, here’s my top 10 Insta-worthy spots to visit in Dubai with pictures.

Shangri-La Hotel Dubai - Whether you’re a paying guest or a poolside visitor, there are endless photo opportunities to enjoy here, poolside, rooftop or inside!

Address: Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai

Bounty Beets - Delicious organic, gluten-free and vegan options! Located inside a hotel, tucked away in a perfectly pink corner!

Address: Le Meridien Mina Syahi Beach Resort & Marina Dubai Marina, Dubai

Jumeirah Beach - Looking for the skyscraper shot? Or a shot of the Burj Al Arab? Then the stretch of Jumeirah Beach is the one for you!

Address: Jumeirah beach, Dubai

W Dubai, The Palm - Where to start, every corner is a money shot, click here, to read my full W Dubai - The Palm review.

W Dubai, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai

Souks - Touch on tradition and visit the Souks of Dubai. The Gold Souk, Spice Souk and Perfume Souk are all within walking distance to each other.

Address: Old Souk Dubai, 26, 34th Street, Dubai

Le Mer - A gem of colourful wall art, beach huts, surf boards, restaurants, shops, rides and more, everything you need all in one place!

Address: La Mer Beach Pavillion, Dubai

Burj Khalifa - The tallest tower in the world! Afternoon tea, viewing platform, endless photo opportunities!

Address: 1 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd, Dubai

Dubai Mall - Think BIG, the mall has everything and more from restaurants to beauty salons to luxury stores. The fountain show is amazing, and a MUST SEE, for a prime dinner and fountain show spot, head to Bice Mare Restaurant, inside the Dubai Mall, a traditional Italian, overlooking the fountains, for a truly romantic and memorable moment! For all things hair, beauty and body pay a visit to Sisters Beauty Lounge to be thoroughly spoilt and relax, the glamorous way.

Address: Dubai Mall, Financial Center Road, Dubai

Atlantis The Palm - The world famous Atlantis, 5 star accommodation, with an endless choice of cuisine, and Aquaventure Waterpark! Just a side note: You don’t have to be a staying guest to visit any of the restaurants or water park or instagrammable lobby!

Address: Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai

Dubai Miracle Garden - Flower power, the gardens full of all different colours, shapes, sizes, animals, you name it the gardens have it, from princess castles made of flowers, to heart shaped archways! Note that the Miracle Gardens are open seasonly.

Address: Al Barsha South 3, Dubai

Feel free to ask me for any other recommendations you’d like and I will do my best to answer! Can’t wait to see your pics!

Happy travels, Alex x