Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Dubai

Le Royal Meridien
Catering to all tastes and offering both local and international pleasures Le Royal Meridien is a great family choice.
Bait al Wakeel
Amidst fairy lights on the waters edge you'll find this alluring spot.
Raffles Dubai
An architectural wonder inspired by the pyramids Raffles Dubai is the prime location for numerous chic night spots.
Gold & Diamond Park
A more easily maneuvered version of the Gold Souk where haggling is the norm.
Wild Wadi
Bab Al Shams
Harking back to old Arabia this hotel offers a vast range of activities fully utilizing its desert location.
SensAsia
Unlike many other hotel spas this is fun and edgy and can be customised to you desires.
Malakiya Villas
Brilliantly located yet wonderfully secluded with the highest levels of personal service.
Green Art Gallery
This leading gallery with its lofty space has propelled many international and renewed artists into the limelight.
Atlantis
A homage to excess of every kind Atlantis will wow you with its marine-themed wonderland on the exclusive Dubai palm.
Hatta
One hour from Dubai Hatta nestled in the scenic Hajar Mountains is a popular weekend getaway.
Dubai Museum
One of Dubai's most visited cultural centers offering an impressive array of exhibits.
Camel Racing
This traditional sport of Dubai is a memorably fun day out.
Segreto
Sophisticated and tasty with excellent views and a definite romantic edge.
Desert Rangers
If Dubai-style adventure is more up your street Desert Rangers will never fail to impress.
Apres
Enjoy a cocktail at this alpine retreat in the heart of Dubai looking out over the indoor ski resort.
Al Mahara
Certainly an experience! Set in an underground aquarium the atmosphere is special, the food often less so.
Gold Souk
This gold market is a bustling experience; stall upon stall of every imaginable jewelled piece.
Bussola
Excellent Italian flare with a relaxed vibe upstairs and a more formal setting below.
The Walk
This new collection of shops has some lovely individual boutique choices.
Abu Dhabi
The capital of the UAE promises luxury and style underlined by traditional values of hospitality and respect.
Lemongrass
Amidst Dubai's less glamorous shops this hidden culinary gem serves tasty Thai dishes.
OKKU
In a city full of spectacle, OKKU distinguishes itself with, well, jellyfish. The food's also excellent.
Organic Foods
A rare find in Dubai, this sparsely decorated café cooks up treats with produce from the organic supermarket nextdoor.
Shakespeare & Co
This chain is perfect for a caffeine hit and a tempting patisserie or macaroon.
Arjaan Dubai Media City
Well located apartments with a host of amenities for hassle-free spacious living.
Jebel Ali Equestrian Club
Everyone is welcome here and they offer beach or inland routes.
Crossroads Bar
A rare spot of serenity in bustling Dubai relax with a classic cocktail while enjoying the views.
The Third Line
This varied, innovative gallery endorses Middle Eastern art and culture.
Oeno
The best wine and cheese party you're ever likely to attend.
The Terrace
As ever location is everything but the champagne and caviar are welcome additions to this Creek-side site.
Kempinski Mall of The Emirates
High end spacious luxury in the midst of the shops but not one for the beach lovers.
Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde
A young fresh addition to the art scene featuring contemporary artists from across the Middle East.
The Palace
Located close to major shopping and tourist attractions the rooms evoke Arabian charm.
Al Maha
Award winning luxury set in the heart of the desert an effortless combination of cutting edge Dubai and its traditional past.
The Agency
 An extensive wine collection with tapas to match make this a popular choice.
Al Ahmadiya School
Once a school now this museum holds an enlightening collection on life before the oil boom.
Big Bus Company
Hop on and off this air conditioned tour bus and enjoy Dubai's main attractions.
Camel Polo
This is the amusing result when opulence meets desert.
Reflets
Definitely one for the adventurous diner the extraordinary food and fabulous decor will not be forgotten.

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