Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Dubai

Orient Guest House
Traditionally restored small scale hotel offers an unusual insight into 'old' Dubai.
Dubai Community Theatre
Be it theatre or music, there's lots going on at this new complex.
Heritage House
A glimpse into the lives of the middle class before the rise.
Meem Gallery
An outstanding gallery renowned for Arabic calligraphy and for exhibiting the leading Arabic artists of today.
Desert Palm
A personal retreat with exceptional attention to detail an unusual find amidst the ubiquitous mega resort.
Sharjah
This conservative town is renowned for its cultural attractions.
Arabian Adventures
These guys know their stuff and will find a tour perfect for you.
Balloon Adventures
Enjoy sunrise or sunset in ballooning style.
Desert Safaris
Enjoy a romantic night under the stars or sand surfing extravaganza in these unparalleled desert dunes.
Uptown Bar
Worth a visit for the view alone; overlook the décor and enjoy a peaceful sundowner.
Pavilion Dive Centre
Catering for all ages and levels this is one of the top choices in Dubai.
Handi
Fine dining doesn't come much better than in this North Indian restaurant located in the classically swanky Taj Palace Hotel. 
Souk Madinat
An eclectic mix of top restaurants souvenir stalls and your average shops.
Westin Mina Seyahi
One of the best locations in Dubai offering a wide range of activities a great spot especially outside the school holidays.
Mosaic Chill
Kick back at this stunning poolside bar and socialize over shisha.
Rooftop Terrace
Soak up the arabian glamour in one of the best spots to ogle the Palm.
Heritage & Diving Village
These live-at-work units provide a unique insight into Dubai's pearl manufacturing.
Ski Dubai
A most unbelievable attraction; the world's largest indoor ski resort in the middle of the desert.
Majlis Gallery
On display in this pretty converted house are fine art collections and handcrafted pieces.
Mohammed Centre
This is a contemporary centre offering informed insight into today's culture of the UAE.
Bidi Bondi
It's not going to change your life but with its palm location and beautiful clientele its certainly worth a visit.
Gulf Ventures
Gulf Ventures come well recommended and with much experience in creating the best trip for you.
Musandam Peninsula
Lose yourself in the beauty of this tranquil hideaway 2 hours from Dubai.
Shabestan
Known for the best Persian cuisine in Dubai the authentic dishes and traditional entertainment meet expectations.
Bahri Bar
Ideally placed for an excellent view and not uncomfortably crowded - suitable for a sophisticated evening.
Asado
A restaurant for serious steak lovers with great service and excellent views.
Eau Zone
A romantic hotspot on the beach complete with authentic ocean sound effects.
Harbour Hotel & Residence
Perfect for flexible living with a wide range of choice and the hospitality of a hotel.
Mercato Mall
Cosmetics and entertainment
Green Art Gallery
This leading gallery with its lofty space has propelled many international and renewed artists into the limelight.
SensAsia
Unlike many other hotel spas this is fun and edgy and can be customised to you desires.
Bab Al Shams
Harking back to old Arabia this hotel offers a vast range of activities fully utilizing its desert location.
Malakiya Villas
Brilliantly located yet wonderfully secluded with the highest levels of personal service.
Dubai Museum
One of Dubai's most visited cultural centers offering an impressive array of exhibits.
Segreto
Sophisticated and tasty with excellent views and a definite romantic edge.
Apres
Enjoy a cocktail at this alpine retreat in the heart of Dubai looking out over the indoor ski resort.
Camel Racing
This traditional sport of Dubai is a memorably fun day out.
Bussola
Excellent Italian flare with a relaxed vibe upstairs and a more formal setting below.
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.

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