Before visiting for our first time, we had serious concerns about our safety because of the harsh anti-gay laws. Romantic and gay friendly Lagoon style swimming pool Friendly staff. I will come back soon on Monday night and will tell you more about the biggest gay night in UAE. Latimer 49, forum posts. Dubai has a reputation in the Arab world for being a liberal urban haven, largely because there is a large international expat population.
I thought of asking for two beds but the clerk realized we were a couple and said:
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Join our mailing list to receive our latest travel stories, exclusive deals, travel tips. Although I can't comment on whether there will be any good looking people there or how safe it will be. Trip of lifetime, until they ran out of fuel. Paul Ewart, centre, was an Australian expat living in Dubai. According to the International Lesbian and Gay Association, consensual gay sex in Dubai is punishable by up to 10 years in prison. With all this in mind, we think that Dubai is safe for gay travellers, but obviously with basic common sense being applied at all times. See All Dubai Conversations.
Paul Ewart, centre, was an Australian expat living in Dubai. Gay Dubai Guide Top questions about Dubai. Our favourite hotel to stay in Dubai. We are also offering a free ebook revealing the 10 best apps every gay traveller should have.