It was indeed a major chill out vacation that Bollywood heartthrob Salman Khan embarked on when he booked a 75,000 Dirhams a week resort on an island in Dubai in January 2012. He was there immediately after his 46th birthday celebrations along with his sister and brothers, relaxing in the sun and shine of Dubai.
Location: The city-state of Dubai is located along the Persian Gulf, to its southeast. It is on the Arabian peninsula as one of the seven Emirates making up the country, UAE.
Accommodation: Being such a vacation hub, Dubai boasts of more than 500 hotels! Accommodation is as economical as $200 a night in Hilton Dubai or Al Manzil. Royal accommodation can be obtained at the Burj Khalifa for about $1,700 a night.
Main Attractions: Dubai is an all-round vacation package for those that can afford to go there. It provides for everything from cruises to desert adventures, shopping to tasting cuisines, beaches to some of the world's best golf courses which are frequented by the top professionals. A full day can be spent in the desert adventure, driving in a 4-wheel drive atop dunes and mounting camels while getting a taste of the rich bio-diversity that exists even in such harsh climes.
Dubai also presents itself as the perfect base for any traveler wishing to explore all the different Emirates of the country. Shopping malls abound in the place and with their duty-free shopping facilities, they attract tourists from around the world who come here to shop! There are also special shopping festivals during which huge crowds gather in Dubai.
An affluent paradise, Dubai is known for its top class resorts with dedicated spa relaxation and well-being centers. Apart from all these, there are innumerable beach options where one can go diving, snorkeling, surfing or simple swimming in the turquoise green waters. All said and done, a visit to Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, is a must.