Local Customs

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To Dubai
Local Customs


The United Arab Emirates, short UAE, is a federation of seven emirates. Dubai is a city in the United Arab Emirates known for luxury shopping, ultramodern architecture and a lively nightlife scene. Extravagant in both design and address, the Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah gracefully commands an unforgettable presence. Located on Dubai’s coveted Palm Jumeirah, this magnanimous beachside setting grants guest‘s a world of exclusive luxury, endless pampering and indulgent facilities. Here is where the crème de la crème of the world’s connoisseurs will come to a get away from it all while having it all.


The UAE has a tropical weather similar to Florida with a very hot and humid season extending from July 1-October 1. Rain is rare and peaks in December / January, if at all. You will miss the clouds and get tired of sunshine.


The local currency is the Arab Emirate Dirham (AED). 1 AED is equivalent to 3.67 $ and is linked fix to the USD.


The main language is Arabic, however 97% of Dubai is comprised of expats from all over the world.

Dress Code

Please note, in order to show consideration for the local culture, we kindly ask you to adhere to a smart casual dress code at all times. At the Pool Bar and in the swimming pool, please kindly wear appropriate swimming attire.

Local Food

When it comes to restaurants in Dubai, the variety reaches from pizza and pasta to Asian and local and from fine dining to cozy and casual. If you are unsure where to go, the concierges can always give the best recommendations and are happy to reserve a table in advance. 






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