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View of Saulire from the mid station. Some great piste skiing available, thin cover low down and some report runs closed but we’re having a great day.
The Mall is known as a Shopping Resort, complete with hotels, cinemas, art gallerie, 65 restaurants, plus numerous bars and clubs – interesting to see Fat Face opening up there as they close down in Courchevel.
Ski Dubai has 22,500 square metres of real snow and even a 4 seater chair lift – all this in the desert where it can hit 50C in Summer. Sand boarding was a bit naff where I went, not steep and deep enough and boards to small. There are some better places though apparantly. Desert racing Land Cruisers however is full-on and not for the faint hearted, how the things stay upright was beyond me.
So for Winter sun, beaches, water sports (the F1 power boat championships made jet skis look a bit girlie), all those desert activities plus skiing/sand boarding, excellent shopping and some of the coolest bars, restaurants, clubs (with top bands and DJs) & hotels (but including the highest, biggest, most tasteless, tacky etc too), Dubai is pretty hard to beat and only a 6 hour flight away…
View from the Prawn Sandwiches. Earliest time I’ve been in a ground ever. But there is a free bar. . . .