The Golden Tulip Al Barsha is situated three blocks away from the renowned Mall of the Emirates and Ski Dubai, one of the region's most exciting leisure developments and just a short drive away from Sheikh Zayed Road.
A newly developed community, Al Barsha is close to Dubai Internet City, Dubai Marina and the Palm Jumeirah
The hotel is 32 Km from Dubai international airport and 15 Km from the convention/exhibition centre – a short trip on the Sheikh Zayed Road. For those who are not driving, Dubai Metro is one of the most convenient means of transportation in the emirate, providing fast and comfortable ride, with no parking and traffic hustle, while enjoying the beauty of Dubai skyscrapers.
Places of Interest within easy reach of the hotel:
Mall of the Emirates
Mall of the Emirates features 520 international brands, including department, fashion, lifestyle, sports, electronics and home furnishing stores and the largest Carrefour in the city. The compelling family leisure offerings include a Magic Planet family entertainment area, a 14-screen multiplex cinema, the world-renowned Ski Dubai and over 85 coffee shops and restaurants click here
Ski DubaiWith an amazing mountain-themed wintery setting, enjoy skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing, or just playing in the snow. Plus you can now meet and play with Ski Dubai’s newest residents; the Snow Penguins! click here
Souq Madinat JumeirahVisit Souk Madinat Jumeirah for an experience that will surprise and delight every time. Wander through the traditional Arabian souk, past wind towers, lantern lit hallways and narrow waterways to discover the treasures hidden within. With specially selected shops, restaurants and bars to entertain throughout the day and into the night, enjoy unlimited amusement at Souk Madinat Jumeirah, the gem of Dubai click here
Marina MallThe mall makes utmost use of its waterfront location with an expansive promenade and its unique circular atrium offering panoramic view of the Dubai Marina. Shopping options range from everyday goods and services, to fashionwear, accessories, entertainment and home furnishings. For movie goers, a six screen cinema will feature the latest hits click here
Ibn Battuta Mall
Ibn Battuta Mall, the world’s largest themed shopping mall is revolutionizing the retail and entertainment experience in Dubai. Uniquely designed to celebrate the travels of the famous Arabic explorer Ibn Battuta, the exciting mix of over 275 retailers, 50 restaurants and food outlets, 21 cinema screens including the UAE’s only IMAX theatre and a continual array of events and promotions have helped evolve and develop one of the city’s fastest growing areas click here
Dubai BeachesThe major beach stretch is along Jumeira Road and is known as the Jumeira beach. There is another beach at Al Mamzar Park in Deira Dubai. Beach activities in Dubai include snorkeling, scuba diving, jet skiing and fishing.
The 5.39km track at the Dubai Autodrome is one of the most modern in the world; it is also one of the most challenging, as it has a combination of high-speed straights and technical corners. The circuit, which contains six different configurations, is designed to allow three circuits to operate simultaneously, safely and independently from each other. click here
American School of DubaiThe American School of Dubai, an independent, nonprofit organization, offers what is best about American education in order to provide an educational experience designed to promote the maximum potential of its students. The school will challenge and assist students to become intellectually adept, thoughtful and ethical contributors to a global society click here
Dubai American AcademyThe school provides education from KG1 to Grade 12, offering the American curriculum along with the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme click here
Al Maktoum International Airport Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC, OMDW) is a major airport in Jebel Ali, Dubai, United Arab Emirates that opened on 27 June 2010. It has been named after the late Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the former ruler of Dubai.
It will be the main part of Dubai World Central, a planned residential, commercial and logistics complex scheme. World Central is the world’s first truly integrated logistics platform, with most transport modes, logistics and value added services, including manufacturing and assembly, in a single bonded and Free Zone environment. click here
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Burj Khalifa lifts the world's head proudly skywards, surpassing limits and expectations. Rising gracefully from the desert and honouring Dubai with a new glow. Burj Khalifa is at the heart of Dubai and its people; the centre for the world's finest shopping, dining and entertainment and home for the world's elite. click here
The Dubai Fountain
Set on the 30-acre Burj Khalifa Lake, the fountain shoots water jets as high as 500 ft (150 metres), equivalent to that of a 50-storey building. The fountain is 900 ft (275 metres) long and has five circles of varying sizes and two central arcs. It has been designed by California-based WET, the creators of the Fountains of Bellagio in Las Vegas click here
Dubai MallThe Dubai Mall is home to just about every major fashion brand in the world. A 440,000 square feet Fashion Avenue comprising high and mid-fashion pays homage to haute couture. A universe of family entertainment unfolds at The Dubai Mall with mega attractions in epic proportions click here
Gold SouqLocated in the heart of Dubai's commercial business district in Deira, the Gold souk consists of over 300 retailers that trade almost exclusively in jewellery. What makes shopping for gold there so special and worthwhile is the fact that the gold prices are among the lowest in the world due to low gold prices as well as no sales tax
Spice SouqThe Spice Souk is adjacent to the Dubai Gold Souk. The stores sell a variety of fragrances and spices from frankincense and shisha to the many herbs used in Arabic and South Asian food. In addition, several textitles, incense, rugs and artefacts are also sold in the Spice Souk.
Dubai SouqDubai Souq is a general trading division of a leading business group based in Dubai which has successful business history over 60 years. DubaiSouq source, promote, market, trade and distribute selected specialized products with a cause and innovation. Its range includes products for human health, environmental protection, hobby products, industrial products and a lot more. click here
Dubai Museum Dubai Museum is the main museum in Dubai. It is located in the Al Fahidi Fort, built in 1787 and is the oldest existing building in Dubai. The museum presents the traditional way of life in the Emirate of Dubai. It includes local antiquities as well as artifacts from African and Asian countries that traded with Dubai. It also includes several dioramas showing life in the emirate before the advent of oil.
Things to do or watch in Dubai:
Hot air ballooning