Al Seef

Al Seef is a district full of stores and restaurants with a dreamy atmosphere that allows you to immerse yourself in the most historic and traditional side of Dubai.

Strolling around Al Seef allows you to follow in the footsteps of the old fishermen and merchants who once filled the streets of this creekside district. It's also the old gateway to what was once the most profitable pearl-harvesting port in the Gulf.

What to see in Al Seef

What makes Al Seef attractive to visitors is not certain checklist monuments or attractions, but rather the idea of simply unhurriedly strolling through the traditional-style streets in this pleasant promenade.

Walking along Al Seef, you can still see fishermen and traders navigating the calm waters of Dubai Creek aboard traditional boats (dhows) offering visitors the chance to take a short cruise for a very reasonable price.

During the day, Al Seef has a very pleasant atmosphere, but when night falls, the neighborhood comes alive and becomes a surprisingly lively area perfect for dining and roaming around while enjoying the cooler temperatures.

If you want to take advantage of your visit to Al Seef to do some shopping, you'll find numerous stores that combine the best of East and West, with shops where you can find the most delicate handcrafted pieces, in addition to luxury stores with top fashion brands.