Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Dubai

XVA Art Hotel
Located in the heart of traditional Dubai away from the resorts XVA Gallery offers an original and cultural stay.
Wild Wadi
Westin Mina Seyahi
One of the best locations in Dubai offering a wide range of activities a great spot especially outside the school holidays.
Wafi
Another OTT Dubai institution but refreshingly quiet and offering everything.
Uptown Bar
Worth a visit for the view alone; overlook the décor and enjoy a peaceful sundowner.
Traffic
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Tour Dubai
The Walk
This new collection of shops has some lovely individual boutique choices.
The Third Line
This varied, innovative gallery endorses Middle Eastern art and culture.
The Terrace
As ever location is everything but the champagne and caviar are welcome additions to this Creek-side site.
The Palace
Located close to major shopping and tourist attractions the rooms evoke Arabian charm.
THE One
This local chain is a favourite in Dubai with lots of gifts and a great café.
The Archive
The Archive provides a relaxing retreat and creative design hub, based right in the heart of Safa Park. 
The Agency
 An extensive wine collection with tapas to match make this a popular choice.
Symphony
Symphony is a high-end multi-brand fashion boutique based in Dubai Mall showcasing international and local designers like Jason Wu and Charlotte Olympia.
Souk Madinat
An eclectic mix of top restaurants souvenir stalls and your average shops.
Ski Dubai
A most unbelievable attraction; the world's largest indoor ski resort in the middle of the desert.
Sharjah
This conservative town is renowned for its cultural attractions.
Shakespeare & Co
This chain is perfect for a caffeine hit and a tempting patisserie or macaroon.
Shabestan
Known for the best Persian cuisine in Dubai the authentic dishes and traditional entertainment meet expectations.
SensAsia
Unlike many other hotel spas this is fun and edgy and can be customised to you desires.
Segreto
Sophisticated and tasty with excellent views and a definite romantic edge.
Seawings
The trendiest way to see Dubai's fabulous coastline is in this seaplane tour.
S*uce Dubai Mall
S*uce Dubai Mall, one of nine S*uce branches in the UAE, is a tantalizing collection of designer must-have items, from clothes to accessories.
Rooftop Terrace
Soak up the arabian glamour in one of the best spots to ogle the Palm.
Reflets
Definitely one for the adventurous diner the extraordinary food and fabulous decor will not be forgotten.
Raffles Dubai
An architectural wonder inspired by the pyramids Raffles Dubai is the prime location for numerous chic night spots.
Pierchic
Located at the end of a wooden pier, Pierchic offers an incredible waterfront panorama and fresh, delicately handled seafood dishes.
Pavilion Dive Centre
Catering for all ages and levels this is one of the top choices in Dubai.
Oriental Hammam
The epitome of indulgence; a Turkish bath at the oriental hamman.
Orient Guest House
Traditionally restored small scale hotel offers an unusual insight into 'old' Dubai.
Organic Foods
A rare find in Dubai, this sparsely decorated café cooks up treats with produce from the organic supermarket nextdoor.
OKKU
In a city full of spectacle, OKKU distinguishes itself with, well, jellyfish. The food's also excellent.
Oeno
The best wine and cheese party you're ever likely to attend.
Musandam Peninsula
Lose yourself in the beauty of this tranquil hideaway 2 hours from Dubai.
Mosaic Chill
Kick back at this stunning poolside bar and socialize over shisha.
Mohammed Centre
This is a contemporary centre offering informed insight into today's culture of the UAE.
Mercato Mall
Cosmetics and entertainment
Meem Gallery
An outstanding gallery renowned for Arabic calligraphy and for exhibiting the leading Arabic artists of today.
Malakiya Villas
Brilliantly located yet wonderfully secluded with the highest levels of personal service.

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