This tranquil outdoor mall offers a mix of traditional stores selling souvenirs and modern eateries with classic fare. Enjoy a boat ride while admiring the iconic Burj al Arab hotel in the distance. Souk Madinat Jumeirah remains true to its Arabian heritage, meanwhile incorporating aspects of modern technology. It offers over 75 shops, galleries, and dining outlets, with the added perk of views over the water. If visiting at night, the market comes alive with a variety of exciting musical acts and plenty of activity.
Whether you’re looking for some boutique brands, homeware, fashion, jewelry, or souvenirs, you’re going to enjoy the search. The incredible aromas will lure you around each corner to find the source of the fragrance, while the many trinkets will also compete for your attention. Just like every other souk, don’t forget to haggle with vendors to ensure you grab a great deal. The nearby Theatre of Digital Art gives famous artworks a contemporary twist through advanced technology and immersive storytelling and also offers live performances – such as its weekly Jazz nights – to distract and entertain you if you want to take in a vibrant show. You could also opt for a tour of the surrounding resort area if it’s a break you’re looking for. Hop onboard a traditional abra boat for a five-kilometer journey along the winding Madinat waterways.