Immersive Experiences

Experience Emirati elegance and rich heritage during an unforgettable stay filled with memorable moments. In a destination of fascinating history, architecture, sports, arts, crafts and cuisine, let our passionate experts connect you to this unique lifestyle and culture.

At Dusit Thani Dubai, we aim to provide our guests with a peek into traditional Arab and Islamic values, as well as Dubai’s exciting modern pace. Enhance your stay with invigorating, inspiring and indulgent insights into local life, nature, food, drink and more.

Local Connections

Bukhoor Perfume Making​

In this private two-hour class, you’ll learn how to make traditional Arabian scents using the fragrant wood called oud. ​Bukhoor is a small disc-shaped incense infused with perfumed oils and is burnt in the same way as Oud to create the Dukhoon scent.

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Kufic Calligraphy Art​

The mother of calligraphy, Kūfic script is the earliest surviving Islamic style of the handwritten alphabet, used by early Muslims to record the Qurʾān. Explore the art of this angular, elegant script that has been used on coins and buildings.

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Exploring Arabic Culture

Join an Emirati national for a fascinating 30-minute immersion in local culture. Learn the basics before you embark on your journey into this beautiful Middle Eastern destination.

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Sustainable Arts and Crafts

Learn how recycled objects can be made into art. Kids and kids-at-heart will be inspired to take the ideas from this creative class home and help to create a more eco-friendly world. Contact us

Henna Tattoo Class

Henna is a historic Middle Eastern custom that has grown in popularity around the world. Also known as Mendhi, the temporary designs made with the substance are incorporated into some wedding and cultural traditions. Explore the art of design and application in this creative workshop. Contact us

Body and Mind

Essential Oil Blending ​

Aromatic blending is a combination of creativity and science.​ With a bit of know-how and a little flair, you can become a fragrance mixologist with the skills to ease your body and mind. Master some tried and true fragrance oil blend recipes to begin your adventure into the power of scent.

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Padel Tennis

With a growing number of padel tennis enthusiasts, Dubai has become one of the most active destinations for the sport. Enjoy this activity with family, friends and colleagues with views of the Burj Khalifa at RRA Padel Academy.

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Meditation and Sound Healing

Experience stillness and calm in a meditative journey of sound. Studies show that mindfulness and meditation have many benefits to both body and mind. Enjoy the benefits as the healing vibrations wash over you in this peaceful practice.

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Strengthen your muscles and your mind in a yoga practice guided by an expert yogi. Work on mobility and flexibility with simple body postures and experience the benefits of a breath-guided sequence.

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Nature Explorations

Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park Tour​

The largest single-site solar park in the world is based on the Independent Power Producer (IPP) model and is part of Dubai’s active campaign for sustainability. Explore the park to find out more about the project.

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Breakfast by the Beach​

Start your day early with a delectable picnic on the sand. Indulge in a hearty selection of freshly baked pastries, your choice of eggs, healthy juices and freshly brewed coffees and teas with gorgeous views. Complimentary drop-off and pick-up is included.

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Tree Planting Project

At Dusit Thani Dubai, we believe every effort to protect and preserve the planet, no matter how big or small, is impactful. We invite you during your stay to join our Tree Planting Project and be part of something important.

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Dubai Sky Diving

The sky is literally the limit on this Dubai adventure. Adrenaline enthusiasts experience the thrill of freefall at over 120 miles per hour, while securely harnessed to experienced and accomplished instructors.

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Dubai Desert Safari

Venture out on a 4x4 drive through the dunes and experience one of the most popular activities in Dubai. Amid the rolling sands, explore the desert by camel for a sedate and traditional experience, or try sandboarding for a little exhilaration.

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Gastronomic Journeys

Chef Collaboration

In partnership with the city’s most renowned kitchen masters and chefs from Michelin-starred restaurants, we curate exquisite culinary experiences. Join us for exciting gastronomic collaborations that will captivate your senses and delight your palate.

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0% Cocktail Making

From finding the right balance between ingredients to flairtending, mixology skills await in this hands-on mocktail workshop. Work with our expert bartenders to concoct your favourite drink or a new creation in this creative activity available for individuals or groups.

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Children and Family

Cinema Under the Stars​

Gather the family and cuddle up in alfresco comfort on the rooftop pool deck to watch a blockbuster film after the sun sets. Nibble on tasty popcorn, gourmet snacks or vegan and healthy options and enjoy an unforgettable movie experience. 

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Dusit Prince or Princess for the Day

Inspired by Arabian culture, your little one gets to feel like royalty in this immersive experience. Dress up in finery for a photo shoot and indulge in delicious camel milk with saffron spices and tasty dates. Contact us

Junior Hotel Manager for the Day

Equipped with a name tag, a mini jacket and a short briefing led by the hotel’s Manager on Duty, your child enjoys the experience of a lifetime as they step into the important role of Junior Manager on Duty for the day. Contact us