Discover The Top 5 New Attractions In Dubai In 2023

Dubai, the gleaming gem of the Middle East, has long been synonymous with opulence, innovation, and forever bringing new attractions to life.


  • As 2023 unfolds, the city continues to redefine the limits of extravagance with a slew of new attractions.
  • From awe-inspiring observation wheels to adrenaline-pumping outdoor adventures, Dubai’s latest offerings cater to a diverse range of interests.
  • As the city continues to elevate its offerings, visitors are invited to explore these attractions and witness first-hand the magic that is Dubai.
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Dubai’s ongoing evolution continues to captivate and astonish, pushing boundaries and crafting experiences that redefine luxury, entertainment, and adventure. Here, we delve into the top five new attractions that are taking Dubai by storm.


1. Dubai Harbour: A Maritime Marvel

The star attraction is the 120’000 square meter cruise facility, complete with two terminals on a 910-meter-long quay. Image: Dubai Department of Economy and Tourism

Dubai Harbour stands as a testament to the city’s ambition and commitment to creating unparalleled luxury experiences. This seafront district nestled within Dubai Marina boasts the largest marina in the region, capable of accommodating up to 700 luxury yachts and boats. While the marina is already open for exploration, an array of new hotels, cafes, retail outlets, and restaurants are set to enhance the area’s allure in the coming phases. As visitors stroll along the coastline, they’re met with an ambiance of grandeur and a sense of being at the heart of Dubai’s maritime prowess.


2. Kite Beach: The Hottest New Spot

Whether basking in its serene aura or embracing its adrenaline-inducing offerings, Kite Beach is the epitome of versatility. Image: Dubai Department of Economy and Tourism

Dubai’s vibrant Kite Beach stands as a paradise for all, offering an array of delights for sun-seekers, epicureans, and sports aficionados. A haven for water-sport enthusiasts, this free-spirited beach boasts top-tier challenges and high-quality equipment for kite-surfing, wake-boarding, and stand-up paddle-boarding. Alternatively, beach volleyball courts beckon those who prefer terra firma.


Venture onto the 14km coastal track for a scenic jog or a leisurely stroll. Embrace the night with illuminated swims, as vigilant lifeguards ensure safety round the clock. Admire the iconic Burj Al Arab Jumeirah against the horizon, elevating the beach’s allure. Revitalize at the beachfront shops and food trucks, particularly the famed SALT, offering delectable sliders and lotus shakes. Maximize your experience with a Sole Mio beach day pass, granting access to cozy sun loungers and seamless food delivery, making Kite Beach an unforgettable destination for all.


3. Topgolf Dubai: Where Entertainment Takes a Swing

Spanning over 60’000 square feet across three levels at the Emirates Golf Club, this entertainment venue boasts an array of interactive golf games, live music, dining options, and more. Image: Topgolf Dubai

For those seeking a unique blend of sports, entertainment, and culinary indulgence, Topgolf Dubai emerges as an irresistible destination. With climate-controlled hitting bays, even novice golfers can engage in friendly competition. The picturesque Dubai Marina skyline serves as a backdrop as visitors fine-tune their swings, and after a round of golf, the offerings extend to mini-golf, live music, and gourmet experiences, making it a perfect place to unwind.


4. Hatta Wadi Hub: Nature’s Playground

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This haven for thrill-seekers offers a range of activities tailored to both daring adventurers and those seeking a touch of outdoor excitement. Image: Dubai Department of Economy and Tourism

Escape the city’s hustle and bustle and venture into the rugged expanse of Hatta, where the Hatta Wadi Hub awaits. From mountain biking along color-coded trails to hiking rolling peaks, visitors can immerse themselves in the stunning natural beauty of Hatta. The hub also offers unique experiences like archery, axe-throwing, and even zorbing – rolling downhill within a giant transparent ball. A serene kayak ride on the Hatta Dam’s waters allows for a tranquil connection with nature, set against a backdrop of striking rocky outcrops and shimmering streams.


5. Dubai Islands: The Future of Seaside Living

With over 20 kilometres of pristine beachfront, Dubai Islands embraces eco-friendly principles, including a Blue Flag beach. Image: Dubai Department of Economy and Tourism

Dubai Islands, an expansive man-made archipelago off Deira’s shores, sets the stage for a new era of seaside living and entertainment. Already known for emerging upmarket residences, hotels, marinas, and lifestyle projects, the development will eventually cover 17 square kilometres across five isles. The development is set to house a myriad of hotels, parks, open spaces, and premium golf courses. A highlight is Souk Al Marfa, poised to become the world’s largest wholesale market, and Centara Mirage Beach Resort Dubai offers family-friendly fun with a waterpark, souk, and various dining venues.


Whether you’re a thrill-seeker, a connoisseur of fine dining, or simply seeking a breath-taking view, these 5 new attractions promise an immersive journey into the heart of Dubai’s innovation and splendor.


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