Here’s our ultimate guide to costs of living in the most desired city of the United Arab Emirates. We’ll provide the answers to all the frequently asked questions so you can come up with the budget that fits your needs and lifestyle the best.
How to get around in Dubai?
Eating at homeAverage AED 2,500/month
Eating outWhen you check local TimeOut online, 90% of weekend activities will be eating out. Nearly 100 new cafes and restaurants open in Dubai monthly, you can find any cuisine in any location for any budget. It’s also important to book a table in advance: on the weekends all the good restaurants are usually overbooked and it’s impossible to get a table as a walk-in guest.
LeisureThere are plenty of things to do outside of work: Dubai is a very “sporty” city, the gyms, swimming pools and tennis courts can be found in almost any residential building. There are plenty of golf courses, stadiums, paddle courts, dancing and yoga studios. If you’re not an athletic kind, you can have fun visiting cinemas — traditional, luxury edition or even special art house place. Finally, all kinds of water activities are at your disposal at the Arabian Gulf.
Taking care of yourselfFinal part of this article is about self-care. Dubai is an international metropolis with official 6 days working week. So yes, you do need to take care both of your mental and physical health. Luckily there are plenty of options and prices vary greatly depending on the type of service. You’re free to choose whatever fits best!