6 fun outdoor neighbourhoods in Dubai to visit now that it's cooler
There has been a very obvious dip in temperatures especially in the evening…
There are many spots in Dubai that we can only truly enjoy during the cooler season. Now that the evenings are cooler, it is time to visit these brilliant outdoor spots once again and soak in the fun vibes.
Here are 6 fun outdoor neighbourhoods in Dubai you can enjoy now that it’s cooler
The bustling waterfront comes to life during the cooler season and has plenty to offer from shopping opportunities, cafes and restaurants, and entertainment spots. The neighbourhood combines both a modern design with heritage which draws in residents and tourists, especially over winter. Read more here for a list of all the top things to see and do in Al Seef.
Al Serkal Avenue
A What’s On firm favourite, Al Serkal Avenue is a neighbourhood one can visit over and over again without getting bored. During the winter season, and especially during its many festivals, the avenue comes to life with visitors enjoying its cultural vibes. Alserkal has plenty of lanes packed with many spots to be explored including art galleries, stores and more. Need a bite? Pick from one of the many cafes and pull up a chair outdoors and enjoy the mood, or sip on your drink as you explore. For entertainment, you can also catch a play at The Junction, or watch a cool indie movie at Cinema Akil.
Foodies flocking over to Bluewaters Dubai can finally pull up a chair outdoors and enjoy the views while dining once again. Bluewaters Dubai is home to a number of popular award-winning restaurants including Alici, the newly opened and licensed Din Tai Fung, L’eto Cafe, The Robata and more. The district is also home to a number of stores so you’ll be able to shop-hop sweat-free.
This open design-inspired neighbourhood in the heart of Dubai, located close to the Coca-Cola Arena, is home to a number of exclusive shops, restaurants and leisure activities. When it’s cooler, it’s a lovely spot to walk around or people-watch as you sip on a coffee outdoors. Citywalk Dubai is also now home to a licensed dining destination called C2, where visitors can find a string of restaurants and bars. These are the restaurants currently open, but there are more are still to come. Art fans, go snap-happy scoping out the art walls, and for those seeking indoor fun, there’s an escape room, family entertainment attraction – The Green Planet and more to check out.
Dubai Design District (d3)
This district is dedicated to the design, fashion, and culture community, and oh-wow, is it one of Dubai’s coolest spots to visit. You will find a number of art installations and cool artworks – which culture lovers will adore. And foodies can enjoy a number of cafes and restaurants. options including Joe and the Juice, One Life Kitchen and Cafe, Caffeine and Culture and more. Sit outdoors in the evenings and soak in the cool breeze, views and vibes.
Yeah, we know… the traffic at JBR already showcases it’s a popular venue, but visitors don’t really spend much time outdoors – not without breaking into a sweat at least. Over the cooler season, the popular promenade comes to life with people enjoying the cool outdoors. There are a number of shops and dining venues, or you can just stroll by the sea and soak in the views. Over the weekends until the end of the year, you can enjoy the return of JBR Winter Nights – which comes with an outdoor cinema showing films the whole family can enjoy.