Activities & Things to Do in Dubai

A cosmopolitan playground of legendary adventures and modern-day lore.



Endless opportunity for amazing.

Activities Aquaventure - One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai
Fun At Nearby Aquaventure Waterpark

Aquaventure Waterpark

The region's number one waterpark with thrilling rides, fascinating marine mammals encounters, lazy river and more, the nearby Aquaventure Waterpark at Atlantis, The Palm is a fun experience for all ages.

World Classical Music Series  - One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai

World Classical Music Series

14 September 2019 - Master of Cello

Honoured with several prestigious international prizes, István Várdai has played with world-famous musicians and orchestras around the globe. And on the 14th of September 2019, Dubai Concert Committee presents István, the Master of Cello for an exceptional concert in the magical Royal Ballroom of One&Only Royal Mirage.

For tickets and information, please visit Dubai Concert Committee website

One&Only Royal Mirage DRIFT Entrance
One&Only Royal Mirage DRIFT Cabana
Drift Beach Club Frame - One&Only Royal Mirage

D R I F T Beach Dubai

Private beach club with a stunning infinity pool, overlooking one kilometre of prime beachfront and lush landscaped surroundings offering panoramic views of Palm Island Bay and Dubai’s iconic skyline

One&Only Royal Mirage Dubai Concert

Latest events in Dubai

Discover upcoming events in Dubai from world class performances, concerts, sports, festivals, exhibitions and many more.

To add more excitement, check our special stay offers for each event.

Activities Dubai Sightseeing - One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai
Dubai Marina By Night
Activities Dubai Sightseeing - One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai

Dubai Sightseeing

Authentic culture and logic-defying skyscrapers. Award-winning museums and extreme-sport adventures. A magical city in motion.

Activities Shopping - One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai
Shopping At One&Only Royal Mirage


One of the world's most stylish, cosmopolitan cities; renowned for its haute couture malls and old-world bazaars.

One&Only Resorts - Things To Do - Dubai Opera

Dubai Opera

As Dubai's first purpose built, multi-format performing arts theatre, Dubai Opera is one of the city's most iconic venues. In the heart of downtown, within 'the most prestigious square kilometre in the world', it's the radiant centre of culture and arts in Dubai, producing and hosting world-class performing experiences that are not to be missed.

Activities Land Sports - One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai
Land Sports

Land Sports

Sand and sun, the perfect combination for outdoor play, from volleyball and basketball to putting green and polo.

Tennis - One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai
Three Floodlit Courts


Three floodlit tennis courts are available for both day and night play. Pros organise single and double play among guests; and private, semi-private and group lessons are also on offer.


Ten world-class PGA 18-hole courses just moments away.

Golf - One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai
Golfing In Dubai


Nominated by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO) as an ‘Established Golf Destination of the Year’, Dubai is the fastest-growing destination in the golfing world, home to the prestigious PGA Dubai Desert Classic.


A kilometre of private white sand beach graces Palm Island Bay, an inviting playground for all manner of water play.

Pools And Beaches - One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai
Pools And Beaches - One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai
Pools And Beaches - One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai
Pools And Beaches - One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai
Pools And Beaches - One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai

Pools and Beaches

Shaded by palm trees, four temperature-controlled swimming pools are interspersed across the manicured grounds of The Palace, Arabian Court and Residence & Spa, including an adults-only pool.  The private kilometre-long beach is a rare indulgence in Dubai, providing an exclusive and refreshing invitation to swim in warm waters and relax on a pristine sand beach.

Water Sports - One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai
Learn To Waterski
Water Sports - One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai
Family Sailing Activities

Water Sports

Play in the warm gulf waters with sailing, kayaking, Hobie Cats, windsurfing and water-skiing.


Where family fun meets the magic of the desert and the playfulness of the sea.

Activities Kidsonly - One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai
KidsOnly Supervised Activities

KidsOnly (Ages 4 to 11)

A superb KidsOnly programme, complimentary for younger members of the family with fully-supervised, age-appropriate activities that channel all the wonder of Arabia.

Activities Sporting Lesson - One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai
Sporting Lessons

Sporting Lessons

Under expert instruction, children can take swimming lessons (age 4 and up ), try their game at tennis (age 7 and up ) or learn to waterski (ages 8 and up ).

Activities Playgrounds - One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai
Two Resort Playgrounds


There are two playgrounds in the resort for the enjoyment of children of all ages, under close supervision of their parents/guardians. The first is located by the main pool of the Arabian Court and is best suited to children aged 6 and under. The other is located near The Beach Bar & Grill and is designed for older children.

Activities Family Dining - One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai
Family Dining

Family Dining

The Rotisserie and Olives restaurants are ideally suited for families, with delicious presentations for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Beach Bar & Grill offers child-friendly favourites, and Eauzone has light snacks.

One&Only Royal Mirage Activities Theme Parks IMG Worlds of Adventure
Theme Parks

Theme Parks

Renowned for an incredible array of man-made entertainment, Dubai is home to some of the planet's most unique and thrilling theme parks. World-famous brands, including Legoland, Mattel, Motion Gate, and IMG, bring their characters and sets to life with spine-tingling rides, elaborate playgrounds, and water-based attractions. And with the world's largest indoor snow park complete with bobsleds, skiing and even live penguins, to an incredible bio-dome housing an enchanting tropical forest, there's a lot more than desert to this Middle-Eastern wonderland.


In an ancient desert, Bedouin tradiitions are channeled into uniquely enriching and incredilby fun modern adventures, from an old-world camel caravan to a thrill-seeking sand-skiing safari.

Sand Skiing - One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai
Sand-Skiing Safari

Sand-Skiing Safari

A camel caravan takes you into the mysterious desert outside Dubai where a once-in-a-lifetime sand-skiing experience awaits on the spectacular red dunes of Margham.

Activities Camel Caravan - One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai
Camel Riding

Camel Caravan

Step away from the glimmering lights of Dubai and into an old world once forgotten. Pass through spectacular desert scenery, experience 5,000 year old archaeological digs, and witness the ancient world on a camel caravan to the great garden city of Al Ain.

Overnight Desert Safari - One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai
Overnight Desert Safari

Overnight Desert Safari

Explore the majesty of the desert and witness the view of a million stars as on an awe-inspiring camping trip in the desert outside Dubai.

Dhow Dinner Cruise - One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai
Dhow Dinner Cruise

Dhow Dinner Cruise

From inspiring architecture to traditional villages, enjoy a unique perspective of Dubai's dazzling skyline on an enchanting evening cruise aboard a traditional wooden dhow.

Night at the races - One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai
Night at the Races

Night at the Races

Enjoy a night of excitement and passion as you spend an evening at the Nad Al Sheba racecourse – venue of the Dubai World Cup, the world’s richest horse race.

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