Find the best place to stay — Deira

Destination guide

Take in the riverside beauty of Deira

The riverfront and desert create a pretty picture of Deira. Travelers to this cosmopolitan city praise the shopping, boating and safari tours. Deira City Centre and Gold Souk are a couple of places to search for that perfect souvenir. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Deira

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Deira a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ski Dubai (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Aquaventure (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Dubai Festival City Mall (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Wild Wadi Water Park (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Arabian Ranches Golf Club (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Emirates Golf Club (16.6 mi / 26.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Deira

Travelers love Deira for its stunning river views and desert landscape. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Deira is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dubai Creek (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Jumeira Beach and Park (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Creek Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Al Mamzar Beach Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Al Hudaiba Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctury (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Deira

The nearest airport is in Dubai (DXB-Dubai Intl.), located 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Sharjah (SHJ-Sharjah Intl.), which is 12.4 mi (20 km) away.

You can get around Deira by catching a ride on the metro at Abu Baker Al Siddique Station, Salah Al Din Station or Al Rigga Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Deira?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 21 vacation rentals near Deira. From 13 Condos/Apartments to 14 Studios, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Deira for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Deira?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Deira:

  • The Palm Jumeirah: 187 vacation rentals
  • Dubai Marina: 374 vacation rentals
  • Downtown Dubai: 229 vacation rentals
  • Bur Dubai: 152 vacation rentals
  • Jumeirah Lakes Towers: 399 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Deira?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Deira. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Deira City Centre: 1,102 vacation rentals
  • Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club: 1,100 vacation rentals
  • Al-Maktoum Stadium: 813 vacation rentals
  • Hamarain Centre: 1,091 vacation rentals
  • Union Station: 1,093 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Deira listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Deira?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 13 Condos/Apartments in Deira. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Deira include:

  • Studios: 14 rentals available
  • Hotels: 5 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Deira?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 13 vacation rentals with pool available in Deira. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.