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Dubai, Bali Beach & Ubud

A sprawling city that soars towards – and sometimes beyond – the clouds, the ever-evolving metropolis of Dubai entices with its striking blend of Arabian tradition and contemporary world-class facilities.

With a distinctive skyline dominated by a multitude of vast, modern skyscrapers – including the tallest building of them all, the 830m Burj Khalifa, Dubai has become an icon of the modern generation, from the spectacular Palm Jumeirah that blossoms across the Arabian Sea, to the mammoth shoppers’ paradise that is Dubai Mall, to the thrilling water parks at Wild Wadi and Aquaventure.

Next stop Bali. Whether you want to drift off on a tranquil beach, sample some unforgettable nightlife or venture further afield to explore a stunning landscapes, the Indonesian island of Bali is the ideal holiday destination to do as little or as much as you like.

Dramatic volcanic cones and beautifully patterned paddy fields of rice stretch down towards stunning white – and black – sand beaches, lapped by the warm blue waters of the Indian Ocean, while intricate temples set the scene against some of the world’s best renowned sunset vistas.

For those seeking nightlife on a stunning white sand beach, Kuta and Seminyak are lined by superb resorts and copious social spots from which to play and relax, Sanur and Jimbaran enjoy a quieter ambience.

The final stop on this superb multi-centre trip is Ubud. Discover the diversity of Indonesia on your holiday to Bali with a stay in the spiritual heart of the island, Ubud. Tucked in the jungle covered mountains of Bali’s interior, Ubud offers an intriguing and picturesque change from the coastal beach resorts that the island is known for. Explore the town itself, where Hindu, Muslim and Catholic traditions and ceremonies sit side-by-side with the Balinese Animist religion. Get lost amid shops and bazaars selling gorgeous art and locally made goods, and visit the town’s beautiful temples. Outside Ubud you will find stunning spa hotels, built sympathetically with the native jungle, in which to unwind and enjoy the true Balinese experience.

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Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

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  • 4
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  • 1
  • 1
  • 1
  • 0
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  • 3
  • 5

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.

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When to Visit

Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.

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Hotels

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5* Caesars Palace Dubai

The jewel of Bluewaters Island, immersive experiences await at this seaside resort, where chic, luxurious stays, epic dining, awe-inspiring entertainment, indulgent amenities and iconic hospitality are all on the menu. Renowned for its contemporary, Romanesque-inspired design, and uninterrupted views of the Arabian Gulf, Caesars Palace Dubai is an unconventional playground for all ages, providing an escape from the ordinary and where every guest is treated #LikeaCaesar

Our Rating: Life of Luxury

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5* Hilton Dubai Palm Jumeirah

Take in the breathtaking views of the Arabian Gulf & glittering Dubai Marina skyline from it’s private beach or the comfort of your room. Located on Palm West Beach on the exclusive Palm Jumeirah, this luxury beachfront resort boasts ten on-site food & drink venues, a private beach, spa, ocean-view pool, and much more.

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5* JA Beach Hotel, Dubai

The original heritage hotel at the heart of the action features 235 rooms and suites all with a private balcony or terrace overlooking the Gulf shores, with a private marina and lush hotel gardens. This 5 Star property is ideal for all travellers no matter how big or small and surely guaranteed for the perfect getaway.

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5* JA Lake View Hotel, Dubai

Design-driven property dedicated to sustainability and consisting of 348 rooms and suites with 8 different room categories suitable for families and superb views of the resort 9-hole championship golf course. Featuring 3 outdoor temperature-controlled refreshing swimming pools & 4 dining experiences to explore.

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5* JA Palm Tree Court, Dubai

Offering exceptional family-friendly accommodation in a luxury environment, the exclusive beach villa suites in a Mediterranean style summer house are set along the glistening Gulf shores. The hotel’s 212 spacious suites are steps away from the sea. For unparalleled comfort, choose a stay in The Residence villas to enjoy the most exclusive beachfront suites and complimentary benefits.

Our Rating: Life of Luxury

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5* One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai

Stay in abundant space, luxurious rooms and suites, nine exceptional restaurants, and tasteful, Arabesque architecture at One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai. Situated in more than 26 hectares of pristine gardens, soothing fountains and architectural Arabic features, meandering pathways lead down to their one-kilometer sweep of famous Jumeirah Beach.

Our Rating: Best of the Best

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5* One&Only The Palm, Dubai

Experience complete seclusion at one of the Palm Island’s most exclusive resorts. Take in the breath-taking views of the Arabian Gulf and Dubai’s soaring skyline from your private beach with waves lapping the soft white sand. Step aboard the One&Only boat and immerse yourself in the bustling cosmopolitan city of Dubai, just minutes away.

Our Rating: Best of the Best

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