A Perfect Day in Dubai
Start out early with a swim in the Arabian Sea, criss-cross Dubai Creek on an abra and amble the souqs and labyrinthine Bastakiya before breakfast at Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding. Stroll to Shindagha, then soak up history at superb Dubai Museum. Taxi to sumptuous Dubai Mall for lunch with Burj Khalifa views and shopping. Indulge in afternoon tea then hit Bahri Bar for sundowners, Reflets par Pierre Gagnaire for gastronomic food, Neos for cocktails, and 360° for dancing.