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Dubai and Bali Suggested Multi Centre Holiday

Begin your holiday in the vibrant, opulent city of Dubai, where you’ll find a fantastic mixture of shopping, luxury hotels and an ancient desert culture. Finish on the relaxed island of Bali and enjoy its beautiful beaches and fantastic cultural attractions. 

The best time to enjoy our Dubai and Bali multi centre is between April and October. The weather in Bali will be warm and dry, while Dubai remains hot and sunny throughout most of the year. 

Pair the laidback Indonesian island of Bali with Dubai and turn your stopover into a luxury break. Begin with Dubai, where you can immerse yourself in the many luxurious attractions of the city. Visit mega malls where you can shop for fantastic bargains on designer labels, take the kids to aquariums and Wild Wadi Waterpark, relax on the beach or explore the desert by 4x4 or camel. 

Finish your Dubai and Bali multi centre on the laidback beaches of Bali. You’ll find plenty of excellent hotels here, as well as temples, crystal clear waters perfect for snorkelling and scuba diving and pretty boutiques. For a sense of the island’s culture, head to Ubud where there are beautiful rice paddies, art galleries and a chance to practise some authentic yoga. 

11 days

Guide Price

 £2,099  pp
Best time to go
April to October
Start your journey
Aerial view of The Palm

Trip highlights

  • Enjoy the luxury feel of lively Dubai, shop the malls, visit the waterpark or relax
  • Spend long lazy days on the golden sands of Bali’s Indian Ocean coastline
  • Visit Ubud and immerse yourself in Bali’s fascinating arts and culture scene
  • Explore Dubai’s desert or souks and get to know the city’s Bedouin history
Dubai Skyline, Dubai

Dubai is a city of superlatives. It’s home to the most luxurious hotels, the tallest skyscrapers and the largest malls. You can try everything from champagne brunches and rooftop cocktail bars overlooking the city to desert treks to immerse yourselves in the area’s history.

Spend your days enjoying as many or as few activities as you like. Head out on a boat trip or take to the water with sailing, sea kayaking, banana boat rides and water skiing. Visit the aquarium and marvel as sharks swim above you, or head to Wild Wadi Waterpark with the kids. There are some incredible malls packed full of designer labels, as well as the spice and gold souks where you can catch a glimpse of the ancient Bedouin culture to be unearthed here.

Active visitors can head into the desert for a day or two of exploring. Ride the dunes on a camel or in a 4x4 as you learn about the history of the area. Head back to the city or stay overnight for some incredible views of the stars as they light the night time sky.

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Bali is a laid back island known for its fascinating culture and opportunities to relax. In the south of the island you’ll find beautiful beaches surrounded by luxury hotels, perfect for an all inclusive break. Head out of your hotel to find sea temples, secluded stretches of sand and some little boutiques selling everything from home ware to swimwear. You can also discover the thousands of varieties of tropical fish that live just beneath the surface. Take to the waters with snorkelling or scuba diving trips, or simply relax on a sea kayaking trip.

If you head to the north of Bali, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to surf, while in the centre is cultural Ubud. This pretty town is surrounded by some spectacular landscapes and is the ideal place to spend a few days getting to know Indonesian culture. Visit art galleries and temples, or hire a bicycle and stop off in the town’s many shops. You can also see the Monkey Forest, which is home to friendly monkeys, fascinating ancient temples and luscious surroundings.