Monday – Pool/beach in the morning. Move from the beach hotel to the city hotel. Visit the top of the Burj Khalifa at sunset, and see a fountain show in the pavilion next door. (Tickets can be bought for access to a platform on the lake with better views of the show). Optional boat ride on the Burj Khalifa artificial lake. Dinner at the BRAND NEW Armani/Kaf kosher restaurant, the first ever kosher restaurant in the UAE which happens to be located inside the Armani Hotel at the base of the Burj Khalifa tower. [More details on this new kosher restaurant] [Book your tours and day trips in Dubai via Viator]
Tuesday – Day trip to Abu Dhabi via rental car (many rental companies will drop off the car at your hotel and pick it up at the end of your rental). Leave Dubai to arrive at Ferrari World when it opens at 11am. Ferrari World is an indoor amusement park with the world’s fastest rollercoaster. Next, visit the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. (Modesty rules include no short clothing, sleeveless, tight clothing, clothing with profanity or see through clothing. Head coverings are provided for women). Even if you do not want to enter the mosque, the exterior is a must see site. After the mosque, head to the Louvre Abu Dhabi (a branch of the Louvre in France). Spend sunset at Corniche, a boardwalk with play areas and walking and biking paths. Return to Dubai to visit the Dubai Mall, filled with tons of shopping and attractions.