Are you looking for places to add to your travel bucket list in Dubai? You should take inspiration from Pia Wurtzbach’s travels. The Filipina-German, Miss Universe 2015 titleholder has not only conquered many hearts with her beauty and grace but also the world with her jetsetter lifestyle.
Pia Wurtzbach is a fan of visiting the luxurious city of Dubai, and it seems to be close to her heart since she has been to the city many times since 2015 for magazine photoshoots, getaways, or awards nights. If you’re a fan of the former beauty queen, now an entrepreneur and fashion model, and want to add places to see on your Dubai bucket list, here’s a checklist you shouldn’t miss!
- 1. Burj Al Khalifa
- 2. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray
- 3. Dubai Downtown
- 4. Dubai Design District
- 5. Al Qasr Jumeirah Hotel
- 6. Deira Creekside or Creekside, Old Dubai
- 7. Emerald Palace Kempinski- Dubai
- 8. Palm Jumeirah
- 9. Burj Al Arab
- 10. Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve- Plat
- 10. Madinat Jumeirah
- 11. Alfanar Restaurant
1. Burj Al Khalifa
The infamous skyscraper is one of the top tourist spots you should see when you’re in Dubai, and Pia was all smiles watching the city’s skylines and the city lights at night. It’s a breathtaking view that will make you feel like the world is your oyster!
The Burj Al Khalifa skyline is not the only attraction; you can destress at The Lounge of Armani hotel spa, dine in Atmosphere Grill & Lounge, attend events, and join the Burj Club to stay active and fit. You can practice meditation or work out with the stunning skylines of the city.
2. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray
If you’re looking for a place to stay in Dubai, you should check out Jumeirah Zabeel Saray at Palm Jumeirah. It’s one of the finest and most well-known beach resorts in the city. You’ll fall in love with their great hospitality and majestic architecture. Pia Wurtzbach, according to her IG caption, was happy and content with her stay in the hotel; therefore, you should give it a shot!
3. Dubai Downtown
What goes up must come down; Pia Wurtzbach marveled over the view of the Burj Al Khalifa in Dubai downtown, where there are plenty of attractions to see just by walking. You can take a lot of photography just like Pia did for the gram.
You can visit over 1200 stores, plenty of restaurants, and Burj Park to see the dancing fountains and lavish hotels. Downtown Dubai is the kind of neighborhood that will make you feel luxurious whether you’re on vacation or on a long-term stay. You can find everything you will need in Dubai Downtown since it’s also near Dubai Mall.
4. Dubai Design District
Dubai Design District, also known as d3, whenever you’re feeling artsy or need a creative retreat, visiting this cultural and fashion hub community is a must! You’ll feast your eyes on numerous colorful exhibitions, speaking engagements, street music, and art; feel free to paint the town red literally.
You can unleash your creative side and participate in the community or commission installations you can bring home as a souvenir. It’s also home to top-notch restaurants that will give you the ultimate culinary experience. For Pia, she seems to visit the district for a dose of creative inspiration.
5. Al Qasr Jumeirah Hotel
Let Pia show you what a truly luxurious stay feels and looks like. If you’re wondering why another Jumeirah Hotel is on the list, it’s because Jumeirah Hotels and Resorts is one of the best Emirati-owned luxury hotel chains.
So whenever you want to unwind overlooking the Arabian Gulf from a private pier, when you feel like spontaneously walking by the beach, you only have to walk 4 minutes to get there. This luxurious hotel will woo you with its canal-style waterways, lush landscape, and extensive amenities.
6. Deira Creekside or Creekside, Old Dubai
If you want to immerse yourself in the old Dubai, then Deira Creekside will give you a taste of its rich heritage as a port city. You can enjoy a ride in an abra and dhow boats to walk along the creek for a magnificent sunset. There are also souks nearby where you can shop until you drop from perfume to spices. Take note that it’s not just any souk; it is home to internationally known souks since the district boats are the center of all trade in the emirate.
7. Emerald Palace Kempinski- Dubai
Pia Wurtzbach is not just a beauty queen but also a staycation queen! The Emerald Palace Kempinski in Dubai will give you a taste of an Arabian night with a hint of European touch with its architecture! This 5-star hotel promises an excellent time for its guests, from an 80-seat private cinema to scrumptious European and Arabian breakfasts. Staying in this luxurious hotel will make you feel regal like Queen P.
8. Palm Jumeirah
Of course, Dubai is well known for its outdoor activities and vibrant nightlife. If you’re looking for a thrill and once-in-a-lifetime adventure, then Skydiving is one thing you can do in to appreciate the beauty of the man-made islands of Palm Jumeirah. Pia conquered her fear of heights and indeed had a great time with the beautiful view; let Pia inspire you to step out of your comfort zone and enjoy the ride!
9. Burj Al Arab
Before Burj Al Khalifa was even born, there was Burj Al Arab, and if you’re into sailing, then this fun yet relaxing activity in Dubai is just for you! Burj Al Arab is a five-star hotel that will leave you speechless with its majestic interiors, high-quality service, and luxurious rooms.
10. Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve- Plat
You’re not fully immersing yourself in all the good things Dubai can offer you if you haven’t tried riding the sand dunes! Pia enjoyed the wild ride in the dunes in Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve- Plat. You’ll be enjoying a desert drive in the morning and enjoy a mouthwatering breakfast. It’s a beautiful start to your Dubai adventure!
10. Madinat Jumeirah
You’ll never run out of places to visit in Dubai since there’s plenty of activities and attractions waiting for you in the city. Pia seems to be having a great time touring the city and enjoying touring Madinat Jumeirah. You’ll be seeing plenty of souks, restaurants, and tours that will entice you to try!
11. Alfanar Restaurant
Pia is a self-confessed foodie, and if you want to complete your Dubai trip, you have to try eating Arabic food from shawarma to biryani. You’ll get a taste of the Emirati cuisine in Alfanar Restaurant, located in Dubai Festival City Mall, where you’ll relish in mouthwatering main courses and desserts cooked in traditional Emirati manner, and with vintage interiors that will make you want to stay longer!