Monday, October 10, 2022

Arrival & Check-in
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Arrival in Dubai, United Arab Emirates Welcome to Dubai! After you pass through customs & baggage claim, a private transfer awaits you and your traveling companions to take you to the hotel.

Drinks are expensive in Dubai which is why we have included 10+ hours of open bar, but if you want to have a bottle of your favorite in your room, take advantage of the duty-free shopping while you are at the airport.  Liquor is more expensive in the city & there is an additional tax.  You can buy up to 4 liters per person. 

If you have an early flight and arrive at the hotel in the morning, you can leave your bags with the hotel front desk and enjoy the 18 shops, 19 restaurants, pool, or spa until your room is ready.  Rooms are usually ready around 3 p.m. When you book a room with Executive lounge access you can wait there until your room is ready enjoying free drinks, snacks and Wi-Fi. 

Arrive: 06:00 PM   
Happy Hour - Tap That Ash Cigar Event
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Those that don't need a power nap are invited to meet us at the sports bar for a casual hang-out during their happy hour.

Later we meet up at The Vault for the Tap That Ash Cigar Event. Vault is located high on the 71st and 72nd floors of the hotel, allowing panoramic vistas of Dubai. The world-class design of Vault, its fine selection of renowned cigar brands, and the expertly edited array of premium beverages will cater to the need of the elite.  Rooted in the present with a distinct nod to the past, Vault is a buzzing venue with a relaxed atmosphere and unrivaled views. A talented team of mixologists creates crafted concoctions, inspired by old-time classics and infused with the latest trends and blends.

Tuesday, October 11, 2022
Arrive: 08:00 AM    Depart: 04:00 PM
Dubai Sightseeing
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Today, an orientation drive introduces you to the dynamic business center.  A photo stop is also included at the famous Burj Al-Arab hotel. Next, head to the PALM JUMEIRAH, an artificial archipelago in the shape of a palm tree created just off the coast.  The Palm Jumeirah is one of the most iconic attractions of Dubai. Known to be the biggest manmade island in the world, the Palm Jumeirah is shaped in the form of a palm tree. Each of the 16 fronds of the palm island is home to luxurious hotels, beautiful villas, high-end boutiques and malls, pristine beaches, etc. Moreover, there is the Hotel Atlantis the Palm, which is the crowning glory of the island.  The View is the observation deck on the 52nd floor of the Palm Tower, next to Nakheel Mall. The entrance to the building is on the roof of the mall, from where you take the elevator to the observation deck that in 240 meters above the palm island. Before you take the 3 minutes journey up to the deck, you can visit the interactive museum and gallery that will tell you the story about the creation of the Palm Jumeirah. Once you reach the deck, you get to see a 360 degree view of the Palm Jumeirah, the Dubai skyline and the Arabian Gulf.  As a break during this full-day tour you will have leisure time for shopping and lunch on your own at the Dubai Mall.

Arrive: 06:45 PM    Depart: 11:30 PM
Souk Al Bahar & Private Welcome Dinner
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Tonight, we enjoy the city lights en route to our welcome dinner at the award-winning Pan Asian restaurant, Karma Kafe located in the popular Souk Al Bahar in the heart of Dubai’s Downtown district. With unrivaled views of The Dubai Fountain and the iconic Burj Khalifa, Karma Kafé by Buddha-Bar sets the scene for a truly magical experience. You have some time to walk around and explore the souk before meeting us for dinner. 

Feast on a “Blushing Dragon Brunch” and enjoy unlimited house drinks including Russian Standard vodka, Bombay Sapphire Gin, Bacardi Superior Rum, El Jimador Tequila, and Famous Grouse, plus a selection of beers, wine, juices & soft drinks. The menu includes a sushi platter upon arrival, plus unlimited fried calamari, shrimp tempura, Wagyu beef gyozas, Dim Sum, Asian salads, spicy Korean BBQ spare ribs, steamed rice and more followed by a dessert platter. Music by Grown and Sexy DJ’s. 

A transfer back to the hotel is included at 11 p.m. Join us for an after-party at 1 0AK Terrace inside the hotel.

Wednesday, October 12, 2022
Arrive: 09:00 AM    Depart: 01:00 PM
Old Dubai City Tour
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Discover how the city rose out of the desert and is now a modern international trading center and the most popular destination in the Middle East. Enjoy a drive through Dubai and admire the city from many different perspectives. After the pick-up from your hotel in Dubai, the tour starts at the Dubai Museum in the Al Fahidi Fort, where a traditional ride in a water taxi (Abra) on the Dubai Creek awaits you. You’ll then explore the souks, located directly behind the pier and made up of approximately 300 shops. Visit the spice bazaar and experience the aroma of the Orient as you taste and smell the numerous spices. In the district of Deira you’ll find the gold souks. In the business district in the old part of Dubai you can still experience the oriental atmosphere.  Next, take advantage of the photo stop to forever immortalize such wonders as the Jumeirah Mosque and the renowned Jumeirah Road.

Arrive: 05:00 PM    Depart: 08:00 PM
Beach Club Party
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White Beach is the new beach club at the Atlantis, featuring an Instagram-worthy infinity pool, a chic outdoor restaurant for out-of-this-world dining and a breezy open-air terrace perfect for sunset cocktail-sipping. The whitewashed wooden deck at White Beach has blue-cushioned lounge tables, leading down to the pristine white sandy beach lined with palm trees. The infinity pool is the perfect place to take plenty of selfies while sipping on delicious cocktails from two bars which offer poolside service. If you’re looking to avoid the heat, relax on the sun loungers or walk over to the side of the pools where white and turquoise cabanas offer plenty of shade. While listing to G&S DJ’s, enjoy hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, a live cooking station and 3 hours open bar.

Thursday, October 13, 2022
Arrive: 05:30 PM    Depart: 11:00 PM
Free Day | VIP Yacht Experience
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Free day to enjoy Dubai. Pre-selected optional excursions are available for you to make the best of your day including a small group trip to Abu Dhabi, Aquaadventures, Dubai Theme Parks & Dune Buggies.

Tonight, we've chartered the Desert Rose, a luxury mega-yacht with lavishly designed and custom-built interiors. Take in unobstructed views of beautiful Dubai while feeling the beautiful cool sea breeze from the sundeck and sky lounge.  This 4-hour cruise will have amazing food, a premium open bar & music by the Grown & Sexy DJ's.

Arrive: 11:00 PM   
1 Oak Nightclub
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Born out of the catch-phrase One Of A Kind, the 1-OAK Brand is the epitome of New York City chic, providing an unrivaled nightlife experience in the heart of Dubai – JW Marriott Marquis Business Bay.  The entrance makes a statement with a walk-through a cavernous hallway engraved with Charles Darwin’s writing. This lead to 9,000 sq ft meticulously detailed architectural mastery, enhanced with a unique art collection from Roy Nachum. 1-OAK Dubai is one of the most popular nightclubs in Dubai.

Friday, October 14, 2022
Arrive: 03:00 PM    Depart: 11:00 PM
Free Day | Farewell Desert Safari Experience
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Morning at leisure. Pick up at 3 pm for a memorable farewell event. Even if you have been to a desert safari dinner in Dubai before, we can guarantee you have never experienced it like this! We have an exclusive camp set aside for this memorable evening.

Our caravan leaves the hotel around 3 p.m to head for the desert. Late this afternoon we’ll drive across the mystic sands of the Dubai Desert for dune bashing. The thrill begins as our guide drives us up and down the golden sands of Arabia before stopping on the highest sand dune, for a breathtaking view. Then we drive on to a private Bedouin campsite to enjoy our evening. For the next several hours this part of the desert is ours.  Try a camel ride or get a henna tattoo before we dine on our barbecue dinner with complimentary beer, wine & soda. As the stars come out enchanting belly dancers perform a fascinating routine to Arabian music. Dance the night away under the stars while enjoying music by the G&S DJ's.

Saturday, October 15, 2022

Return Transfer
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Our trip has come to an end (unless you have added on extra nights.)

After breakfast, your private transfer for you & your traveling companions will leave for the airport approximately 3 hours prior to your scheduled departure.  If you have a very early flight, a box breakfast will be available to take with you.

We hope you are taking with you memories that will last a lifetime.  We thank you for choosing to travel with us. We wish you a safe trip home & look forward to our next adventure together!