Sneed Al-Maktoum was the brain behind Dubai Creek, one of the magnificent marine attractions for the tourists world over. Desert Safari Dubai: A drive through the desert dunes is unparalleled, if you are the adventurous sorts. Major highlights of Dubai Museum are artefacts from excavated graves, musical instruments. You come across camel farms, and delicious barbecue joints where you could also take in the Shisha, the famous Arabic water pipe, with varied fruity flavours of peach, strawberry and more. 7. Ian Battuta Mall: The Ian Battuta Mall is a large shopping mall themed around the journeys of the traveller and explorer Ian Battuta. From there guests are quickly shown to their table where they can either rest for a few minutes or move on to experience the variety of pre-dinner entertainment offered throughout Paradise Cove. The Paradise Cove Luau is held at the beautiful Co Olin Resort and Marina, an area that just a few years ago was a barren industrial and commercial port area located near an active military base. The Paradise Cove Orchid Luau Buffet package treats you to a little more luxury than the basic package.

You'll find several good restaurants in the area and get a taste of local life away from the tourist crowds in the heart of Pattaya. It's best to take a group taxi, so make some new friends while lounging at the beach and make an outing of it together. Where to Stay in Pattaya for Sightseeing Most travelers visit Pattaya for the lively entertainment venues on Walking Street and the sun-soaked beaches. If you're seeking seaside relaxation away from the buzz of the busy downtown strip but with easy access to it, Pattaya Hill is the best place to stay and is home to many of the upmarket hotels. Families usually prefer Jomtien Beach. Here are some highly-rated hotels in these areas: Luxury Hotels: Seemingly a world away from the city buzz yet only a 12-minute drive to Walking Street, Royal Wing Suites & Spa is an all-suite hotel presiding over a lush mountainside, with a private beach and beautiful views of the sea. At the Sheraton Pattaya Resort , an eight-minute drive from Walking Street, you can splash in the sprawling palm-fringed swimming pools or bask on a private beach. Steps away from the beach, Pattaya Marriott Resort & Spa , with a well-shaded pool, is only a 10-minute walk from the main downtown strip, and if you want to stay even closer to Walking Street, the Hilton Pattaya is a mere three-minute stroll away. Mid-Range Hotels: Across the road from the beach and within walking distance of shops and restaurants, Holiday Inn Pattaya is a popular mid-range option. If you're looking for light-filled contemporary accommodation, Hotel Baraquda Pattaya - MGallery Collection , with an inviting fish-shaped pool, offers great value within walking distance of the beach and all the downtown action. Far from the madding crowds and featuring stunning sea views, the Royal Cliff Beach Terrace is renovated in contemporary Thai style, with seven sparkling swimming pools and two-bedroom suites for families.

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Jumeirah Mosque: Normally no one who is not Muslim is allowed in any mosque but the Jumeirah Mosque is the only mosque that is open for non-Muslim visitors. To book into a mid-priced and comfortable hotel you could opt for the Citymax Hotels. Built in 1787, the Al-Fahidi Fort houses the Dubai Museum. Take a tour guide to understand the Muslim culture, traditions, and religion. 9. Burk Dubai: This will be the world's tallest building, although a hotel, this is one of Dubai's major tourist sights. 3. Dubai Creek - This is one very enjoyable experience, especially when you get a boat for you and your partner, or family, and tell the driver to take you for a very nice ride, which eventually ends up on the other side the creek. The Paradise Cove Orchid Luau Buffet package treats you to a little more luxury than the basic package. The Paradise Cove Hawaiian Luau Buffet is the basic package, which treats you to all the cultural activities, ceremonies and entertainment that Paradise Cove is known for. You'll get everything the two other packages include plus some great extras, such as a traditional lei greeting with a fresh flower lei or kukui not lei, a souvenir arrival photo one per person, Deluxe Front Stage or Royal Box Seating both with table service versus a buffet dinner, two standard and two premium drink tickets and a souvenir gift from Paradise Cove. The luau follows the ancient tradition of not only a sumptuous feast, but also the arts and crafts, games of skill, songs, dances and aloha of Hawaii.