Itinerary Highlights

  • Experience the Race of Champions
  • Premium race viewing
  • Evening Desert Safari excursion
  • A choice of hospitality upgrades available

Price Includes

  • Roundtrip flights in economy
  • 5-star accommodation for 4 nights
  • Apron View ticket
  • Roundtrip airport transfers
  • Assistance of our local representatives


Held every year since 1996, the Dubai World Cup is one of the top global platforms for the most elite thoroughbreds to compete.

The richest day in horse racing is held at the prestigious Meydan Racecourse and comprises of nine top-class races. The Dubai World Cup offers race fans the ultimate experience on one of the world’s top surfaces.

Gathering the top names in racing together for a phenomenal event, sitting in the grandstand and watching Dubai horse racing really is a bucket list experience.

We’ve secured The Premium hospitality tickets for Spectate guests to enjoy the very best of the action. To make your horse racing holiday even more special choose to upgrade to The Winner’s Circle Restaurant, where you will enjoy an incredible five-course dining experience and panoramic views of the racecourse.

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Taj Dubai

A breath-taking fusion of rich Indian heritage, signature Taj service, generous local traditions and contemporary design, Taj Dubai resides at the heart of the city’s dynamic business and leisure hub on Burj Khalifa street. Conveniently located at the Burj Khalifa district, the hotel is walking distance away from The Dubai Mall and the luxury Downtown area with the iconic landmarks like Dubai Opera and The Dubai Fountain. Just a 20-minute drive away from Dubai International Airport, Taj Dubai is a perfect destination for both discerning business travellers and relaxed leisure tourists.

Sofitel Dubai The Palm

Situated on the eastern side of the Palm Jumeirah Island is the luxurious and Polynesian style Sofitel The Palm. Boasting a private 500 metre stretch of pristine beach, 11 restaurants and bars catering to all palates, and it's own beautiful Sofitel SPA with L'Occitane Sofitel The Palm is a paradise on Palm Jumeirah. (Upgrade from £110 per person, based on 2 sharing on a bed and breakfast basis).

The Ritz-Carlton Dubai

Located on the white sands of Jumeirah Beach, all 294 rooms and suites at The Ritz-Carlton Dubai boast private balconies or terraces, and oversized marble bathrooms. As the hotel is smaller than many of it's neighbours, the personalised service really shows, from the staff knowing every guest by name, to them going to great lengths to ensure your comfort. For those looking for a culinary journey, the likes of beach-side dining, lively Friday brunch or themed dinners can be enjoyed in one of their 10 award-winning restaurants. (Upgrade from £1,100 per person, based one 2 sharing on a bed and breakfast basis)

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Day 1 - 26 March

Depart the UK on your flight to Dubai in economy. On arrival, you will be met and transferred by private car to the Taj Dubai for a 4 night stay on a bed and breakfast basis.

Day 2 - 27 March

Enjoy a day at leisure in Dubai.

Day 3 - 28 March

Enjoy a day at leisure before being collected from your hotel for your shared Evening Desert Safari. This iconic experience is not to be missed! Watch the sun set on a Dune Drive through the desert before arriving at a traditional Bedouin-style camp for an evening of entertainment with dinner.

Day 4 - 29 March

This afternoon, you will be transferred to Meydan Racecourse for the Dubai World Cup 2025. Due to the many popular after-race festivities that are available to racegoers, we will not be providing a return transfer to your hotel. You will find taxis are readily available outside the racecourse for your convenience.

Day 5 - 30 March

You will be met at your hotel and transferred to Dubai Airport for your flight back to the UK.
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Apron View - Included

Situated between the track and Meydan Grandstand. A variety of cuisines from popular eateries are available from Apron Views' Rails Food court, located on the Mezzanine Floor.

The Gallery Hospitality

Situated just after the finish line, The Gallery offers a good view of all the racing and entertainment. Your ticket gives you the opportunity to change locations throughout the day allowing you too choose where to sit. Included in your package is afternoon tea, gourmet dinner snacks, soft drinks and house beverages. You'll also have free access to the Apron Views area and the Parade Ring.

The Premium Hospitality

The Premium Hospitality offers stunning views of the racecourse, Parade Ring and the finish line from your reserved seat. Your package also includes afternoon tea, gourmet dinner snacks, soft drinks and standard house beverages.

The Winner's Circle Restaurant

For an enhanced racing experience, we suggest reserving a private table at the glass-fronted Winner’s Circle Restaurant, located on levels 2 and 3 of the grandstand, with excellent views over Meydan. Our package includes afternoon tea, a five-course set menu, soft drinks and standard house beverages.

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Dubai World Cup

26 - 30 March 2025 | Prices from £1,685 pp

Includes flights, accommodation and race tickets

As well as 24-hour assistance throughout your tour, you’ll benefit from our strong local relationships. Contact our team of specialists for ideas on how to enhance your experience even further with a pre- or post-event extension to your holiday.

Across Spectate we have access to insider insight and tips on the very best things to see, eat and do around Dubai, so we’ll create the perfect itinerary for your stay. We’ll book spa treatments for relaxing after a full weekend of rugby, or we’ll arrange for a local expert to take you on a private tour to see this famous location’s hidden gems.

Beyond the weekend, our team will be delighted to craft a travel extension for you – explore the Middle East, or a journey a little further afield for relaxation in the Maldives or the Seychelles – plucked from the Inspiring Travel Company’s luxury portfolio.

Why Choose Us?


Customise your experience to create something truly memorable

  • Add excursions to your trip
  • Travel at your own pace
  • Choose hotels, flights etc
  • Get the best seats, closest to the action
  • Hosted tours with special celebrity guests
  • Stay in the most luxurious accommodation
  • Fully inclusive service
  • Expert hosts take care of you every step of the way
  • All transfers and fees are included

For 30 years, we have crafted and delivered the highest quality, unforgettable experiences

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