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Where are the best places to have a holiday home?

Posted by Holiday Homes on October 28th, 2009

It all depends on what you’re looking for but the most popular place to buy a holiday home is still Abu Dhabi and Dubai. From £65 a night you can rent a holiday home in Dubai, but the most popular option is to buy a property, especially when Dubai property can be five times lower than London.

New property is being built in Dubai all the time, from small self-contained apartments to vast villas with swimming pools, golden beaches and landscaped gardens.

Due to strict Islamic law there’s very little, if any crime in Dubai making it popular with families who want somewhere safe to bring up young children.

Worried you might get bored in Dubai? Just to give you an idea of what’s available there’s fishing, go-karting, golf, health spas, horse riding, sailing, scuba diving, water skiing and all water sports, tennis, sun bathing, a vibrant night life helped by the many vast hotels and leasiure resorts, and much more.

All property is built to the highest standards with air conditioning and all modern creature comforts. You can be sure to find a property you’ll fall in love with!



Why Dubai?

Posted by Holiday Homes on May 10th, 2009

Why Dubai?


Dubai ?????, the second largest member of the United Arab Emirates described as the ‘Pearl of the Persian Gulf’is the most rapid growing city in the world, with a population of 1,529,792 in 2007 according to Statistics Center of Dubai. Although Arabic is the official language of Dubai, due to Dubai’s multicultural society there are a variety of other languages spoken, such as Hindu, Urdu and Tagalog. English has a high importance being the lingua franca of the city and widely spoken throughout the Middle East.



Top Ten Most Interesting Facts about Dubai


1.    In Dubai there are no income taxes or personal taxes making Dubai a tax free zone.


2.    Dubai has the world’s largest horses on the planet.


3.    Burj Dubai ??? ???? in Arabic means “Dubai Tower”; it is the world’s largest manmade structure in the world standing at 818 meters tall.


4.    Dubai is the Gold Capital of the world with the Guinness book of World Records for the world’s longest gold chain, which measured at 2.6 miles and bought by 9,600 people.


5.    Dubai has the world’s first manmade island Palm Island and has constructed The World a man-made archipelago of 300 islands constructed into the shape of a world map.


6.    Dubai real estate is 5 times cheaper than London


7.    Dubai has virtually no Crime due harsh punishments.


8.    Dubai is fast becoming the sports capital with the Dubai Tennis Championships, Dubai Desert Classic golf tournament and The Dubai World Cup an annual horseracing competition, holding two world records on stakes - $6 million for a single race and $15 million for one race day.


9.    The New York Times listed Dubai as its travel choice for partying in 2008. With over a hundred exhilarating nightspots, a vibrant music scene with an endless list of international stars such as, Aerosmith, Santana, Pink, Cold play kylie Minogue and Shakira all performing it is easy to see why.


10.           “In the race for excellence, there is no finish line” stated by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum the ruler of Dubai. He is responsible for making Dubai the successful city it is today. With the world class award winning Airline, Emirates

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