Why Dubai ?
In the space of just three decades, Dubai has emerged as the undisputed sports capital of the Middle East.
Professional Sports winter home
Among the numerous top class events held in the emirate are the Omega Desert Classic PGA Golf Tournament, UIM Class One Powerboat World Championships, ATP Dubai Tennis Open, The Sevens Rugby Tournament and the Dubai World Cup horse race to name a few. Add to this test match and one day cricket the emirate is quickly becoming the winter home to many professional sports tours.
Dubai is a popular long haul golf holiday destination. It is now considered as one of the most luxurious golf holiday destinations in the world offering wonderful accommodation and food to golfers. It has also some of the best golf courses in the world. A golf holiday in Dubai is a truly amazing experience. You can be stood in the middle of the desert with nothing but sand about for miles and suddenly see an immaculate golf course laid out before you. Most tourists who go to region on a golf holiday for the first time will always remember the amazing experience of playing golf there. its also a great place to watch golf, especially with the European Tours end of season “Race to Dubai”
You can enjoy playing Golf 24 hours a day. Various courses in Dubai are flood lit and so it is possible to play golf at night. It is highly recommended to try it as most golfers who have played at night admit that it is a great experience and cooler than during the day especialy in the summer.
Away from the golf course you will find that the city is far more than a collection of five star hotels. Around the creak area there are still the traditional Spice and Gold souk where a bargain can still be made and the local dhow water taxis still transport you across the water for a few Dirhams.