If you didn’t happen to check everything off you wanted to do on your 2016 bucket list, don't fear. From indoor skiing to sky-high drinking, Dubai is the perfect destination to indulge in exhilarating activities you won't forget for years to come. Now with Emirates flying daily, non-stop from Fort Lauderdale to Dubai, it's easier than ever to pack your bags and experience the adventure of your dreams.
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Start your day with your adrenaline pumping with an early morning drive through the sand dunes. Expert Rangers offer a variety of thrilling packages that give you the chance to let off some steam and enjoy breathtaking views of the desert. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info or call +971 4 259 1977
For sweeping views of the city’s incredible landmarks and beaches, head to the skies with Seawings Lifestyle. This 40-minute seaplane flight starts and ends its journey with a water takeoff and landing—but the real fun begins in the air. Up in the clouds, you’ll be able to spot Dubai's man-made archipelagos, including Palm Jumeirah and The World Islands, all while experiencing unprecedented views of Burj Khalifa, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel, and Burj Al Arab. Bookings available online at expertrangers.com or call +971 4 807 0709
With five different runs, three-feet of snow, and all the equipment you’ll ever need on-hand, this indoor ski resort is the ideal retreat for travelers looking to escape the heat. Whether you’re a snowboarder, skier, or just want to play in the snow, this renowned indoor slope is a must-visit. Contact email@example.com or call +961 7 010 3222
Bid a sweet farewell to 2016 with a full-body chocolate exfoliation and massage at Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Beach's luxe spa. This 75-minute nourishing treatment will bring your skin back to life using plain chocolate, Brazilian coffee, Tiramisu serum, and hot stones to get the job done. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call +971 4 318 2406
There’s no better place to toast to the New Year than up in the clouds. Ride 122 floors up in the famous Burj Khalifa building to find this gem of a resto, offering completely new perspectives of the Dubai skyline. With an unrivaled, globally-inspired menu and a chic private dining room, At.Mosphere is a gourmand's dream. Burj Khalifa, 122nd Fl., Downtown Dubai, +971 4 888 3828
Emirates is now flying from Fort Lauderdale to Dubai. Book your flight at emirates.com/us