Discover a mix of countries that offer the comforts of your home and a taste of the exotic. Venture into breathtaking attractions like the heritage areas, magnificent Hajar Mountains, traditional towns, or indulge in a blend of everything; after that is what makes the United Arab Emirates so unique.
Ain-Ain is a city just waiting to for you to travel the labyrinth streets and embrace the cultural diversity. Known as ‘Oasis City’ the beauty is radiant throughout the land. A ‘must see’ attraction is the Al Ain Paradise; this piece of heaven has found its way into the Guinness Book of World Records for being the world’s largest garden. Here, the flowers beautifully form every colour of the rainbow and are arranged in a style that is the epitome of artistic horticulture. In fact the attractions of Al-Ain are much more stunning when you find yourself in the heart of it.
Visiting the beaches in the United Arab Emirates is the highlight of any relaxing excursion. The Corniche Beach is so fantastic it has been awarded with the ‘Blue Flag’ status – the internationally renowned eco-label for beaches that guarantee clean and safe water. Let the silky blue ocean shores sweep you away with their peaceful sounds. Indulge in ultimate relaxation on their comfortable sun-loungers, soft golden sand and with an eight kilometres stretch you are certain to find a tranquil spot. At the Corniche Beach, every amenity imaginable is available.
Embracing the natural radiance of the countryside in Fujairah is a great way to spend a few days. Take the exciting opportunity to explore the strong ancient forts that have been around for over 300 years, which slightly reveal the city’s history and leaves much to your imagination. Let the plush floras and the stunning waterfalls excite you in a tranquil environment. The dramatic scenery from the Hajar Mountains delivers a picture-perfect backdrop to the glorious blue of the Arabian Sea and the pristine sun-kissed beaches. Fujairah is a ripe and exotic land.
Venture into a land of splendorous scenery such as traditional Arabian villages and dramatic mountain-hugging roads. A boat trip is the best way to see the finest landscapes that Musandam offers including the towering cliffs that plunge into the clear turquoise, calm waters; you may even see some exotic sea creatures. This picturesque peninsula with its cultural eccentricities is well worth visiting. Musandam offers the best of both worlds as the lively city of Khasab is just a stone throw away. The colourful lifestyle is doing nothing less than brimming with vibrant culture.
Known to be a masterpiece of a statue the Burji Khalifa is an astonishing piece of architecture and engineering. Dubai’s own ‘Tower of Babel’ pierces the sky at a staggering 828 metres. The inside of the Burji Khalifa is like a world of its own mixing supreme offices and enviable apartments. The Observation Deck is much like the cherry on top of this fantastic monument. Catch an unbeatable view of the metropolis city that is Dubai. The Burji Khalifa is worth visiting for this attribute and its sheer size.
The United Arab Emirates is a sublime series of countries where you can live the high-life. Their attractions, lifestyle, culture and history may just seduce you into a longer stay.
Where To Stay: Emirates Palace Hotel
From the extravagant grand decor to the designer toiletries and impeccable service, your stay here will be truly sensational. Located near key sites, this five-star hotel perfects the very best of travel affluence.
Where To Eat:Al Dhafra Cruising Restaurant
Indulge in an exquisite menu that includes fresh succulent lobsters, continental salads and an array of deserts to tantalise your sweet tooth. With the ethnic charm of the restaurant amongst the water’s serenity with the sea breeze softly whispering its secrets, your evening is certain to be memorable.
Get a superlative bird’s eye view of incredible landmarks around the United Arab Emirates; like the splendorous Liwa Oasis, vast desert land as well as monuments which are second to none. Not many people can say they have seen most of this country’s famous landmarks all in one day!