Best for entertainers
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This luxurious waterfront villa on Palm Jumeirah island – one of Dubai’s most exclusive areas in the very heart of the city – has five bedrooms (four equipped with ensuites) – and a designer kitchen perfectly equipped to cope with guests. Generous living spaces include a formal dining room.
Best for families
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Families will love this villa only a few minutes’ drive from the beach, with a huge playground and basketball courts just 50 metres down the road. Set in a gated community with waterways and scenic gardens, the newly renovated house has four bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms and a lovely walled garden with lounge chairs and a table for alfresco dining.
Best for city slickers
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A stylish, elevated three-bedroom apartment in the heart of Dubai’s exclusive Marina precinct, it’s a case of being spoiled for choice when it comes to high-end restaurants and shopping. Opulently decorated, the master bedroom has an ensuite (there’s another large bathroom) and the apartment complex features a swimming pool and gymnasium.
Best for water views
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This spectacular one-bedroom apartment is housed in one of Dubai’s most popular complexes – the Jumeirah Lakes Towers – with breathtaking views of the Marina. There’s 24-hour check-in, all the amenities a busy traveller could require, plus easy access to the Metro and tram. You can even head to the rooftop pool for a dip before work.
Best for business travellers
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Positioned in the heart of Dubai’s business district, this chic one-bedroom studio in a secure building is close to all the action. It also boasts enough comforts to make staying-in a good option: a four-poster bed, floor-to-ceiling windows offering stunning views and a fully equipped kitchen.
Best for outdoor types
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An extravagant outdoor area complete with a lush garden, swimming pool, lounging area, barbecue and outdoor setting makes this four-bedroom villa in Dubai’s Springs 7 community stand out from the crowd. An attractive two-storey villa, it also has two-and-a-half bathrooms and zoned living spaces.