The UAE exudes opulence, glamour and sophistication, where visitors indulge in the finer things in life. With its awesome skylines, ingenious architecture, insightful museums and varied landscapes, the UAE has much to offer the curious traveller.
Abu Dhabi is the island capital, home to the expertly-designed Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, a beautiful blend of modern style and ancient Islamic architecture. Abu Dhabi is a gateway to exploring the rolling desert landscapes, where adventure awaits in the form of dune-buggy trips, sand boarding and camel trekking. Experience the desert’s sheer beauty with Bedouin-style dinners under the sparkling, breathless night sky. Grab your racing gear and swimsuit and head down to Yas Island to check out Ferrari World and Water World.
Dubai is the lavish business capital, where shimmering stretches of coastline, fine dining and extravagant shopping malls are the order of the day. The landmark skyscraper, Burj Khalifa, boasts the highest observation deck in the world, while Palm Islands and Jumeira Beach are where the rich and famous like to kick back and relax. For a one-of-a-kind shopping experience, browse the world-famous souks in the Deira district; while the Bastakia quarter is a slice of historical Old Dubai.
History-enthusiasts should visit museum-filled city of Sharjah, where the Museum of Islamic Civilisation, Sharjah Fort and the diverse Sharjah Arts Museum are well-worth seeing.
The shimmering Al Jahili Fort is one of Al Ain’s landmarks and forms the gateway from where to explore the sweeping rocky range of Jebel Hafeet.
Frolic along the pearly-white beaches of Fujairah – home to the luminescent Fujairah Fort and Al Badiyah Mosque, the oldest mosque in the UAE, built in 1446 AD.
Add a unique tweak to your Arabian adventure and see some camel racing in Ras Al Khaimah where you can soak off in the Khatt natural sulphur springs.
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