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The celebrities who have visited Dubai since travel restrictions lifted – from Stormzy to Mo Salah

There have been plenty of famous faces in the emirates since tourists were welcomed back

Mo Salah, UK rap artists Dave and Stormzy, and Amir Khan are among the stars to holiday in Dubai since travel restrictions were lifted. Instagram 
Mo Salah, UK rap artists Dave and Stormzy, and Amir Khan are among the stars to holiday in Dubai since travel restrictions were lifted. Instagram 

Dubai has welcomed tourists back with open arms over the past month, taking every safety precaution to ensure visitors who return to the emirate feel safe amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

And among the tourists flocking back, there have been some very famous faces taking advantage of Dubai’s luxury hotels and resorts.

Here are some of the celebrities who have been spotted on holiday in Dubai:

Stormzy

The UK grime star is no stranger to the emirate and was last here in February to headline RedFestDXB. But this week Stormzy has returned for a holiday and has been spotted out and about in the city at locations including Penthouse at Five Palm Jumeirah and Nargui Five Dubai in Al Habtoor City. Stormzy – real name Michael Ebenazer Kwadjo Omari Owuo Jr – has also been pictured on a yacht close to JBR beach.

Dave

Left: British rapper Dave arrives at his Downtown Dubai hotel. Right: At the Belhasa family's private zoo. Instagram / santandave
Left, British rapper Dave arrives at his Downtown Dubai hotel; right, the star at the Belhasa family's private zoo. Instagram / santandave

Joining Stormzy on his Dubai trip was fellow British rap star Dave. The Location singer was pictured with Stormzy on board a yacht close to JBR beach, and was also spotted enjoying an evening at Nargui Five Dubai. He also paid a visit to Fame Park, a farm privately owned by the Belhasa family.

Mo Salah

The football legend is a Dubai regular, so it’s no surprise he was among the first to visit the emirate once tourists were allowed back. Since arriving last week, the Liverpool star has been spotted out and about at several Dubai restaurants. On Wednesday, August 5, a fan spotted him dining with a group at Flamingo Room by Tashas, a chic restaurant at Jumeirah Al Naseem hotel. Salah has also been spotted at popular Jumeirah 1 cafe Brunch & Cake.

Falcao

Brazilian futsal player Falcao – real name Alessandro Rosa Vieira – was pictured holidaying in Dubai last weekend. The star also paid a visit to celebrity hot spot Nargui Five Dubai, where he happily posed for pictures with other guests.

Amir Khan

British boxing champion Amir Khan spent a week in Dubai at the end of July to celebrate his wife Faryal Makhdoom’s birthday. The pair celebrated on board a yacht, and were also spotted at Marbaiya Restaurant and Cafe in Dubai Marina. Khan also shared a picture with his 1.3 million followers of himself relaxing at Jumeirah Al Naseem, with Burj Al Arab in the background.

Laura Anderson

Love Island star and former Dubai resident Laura Anderson returned to the emirate for a holiday at the beginning of August with her personal trainer boyfriend Tom Brazier. The pair were pictured flying business class with Emirates and staying at Five Palm Jumeirah, as well as eating out at some of the city’s top restaurants, including Atmosphere at Burj Khalifa.

Michele Morrone

Michele Morrone shared a video of himself behind the wheel of a red Ferrari. Instagram/Michele Morrone
Michele Morrone shared a video of himself behind the wheel of a red Ferrari. Instagram / Michele Morrone

Star of Netflix’s 365 Days, Michele Morrone was pictured out and about in Dubai in late July. The actor shared highlights from his trip with his nine million Instagram followers, including his stay at the Palazzo Versace hotel at Jaddaf Waterfront, as well as his ride around the city behind the wheel of a red Ferrari.

Updated: August 12, 2020 12:54 PM

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