Why Not Discover The Middle East
Lying in the calm blue waters of the Southern Gulf and flanked by desert, Dubai is an iconic, diverse City offering year-round sunshine. Add to this some of the World’s most luxurious Hotels and the largest shopping malls imaginable it’s got to be top of the list when it comes to considering a Winter break.
Dubai is a place of fascinating contrasts, a distinctive blend of modern city and timeless desert, a place where East meets West and where gleaming skyscrapers stand side by side with the intricate alleyways of the gold souks. Dubai’s Hotels rank amongst the best in the world and its dining, shopping and nightlife scenes are at the forefront of innovation. Ambitious projects such as the off-shore ‘Palm Island’s’ state of the art water parks, golf courses and even indoor ski domes continue apace and the constant evolution ensures no two trips to this fabulous city will ever be the same!
Fujairah, another exciting Indian Ocean Beach destination only one hour’s drive from Dubai International Airport. Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah are two of the seven emirates that make up the UAE, quieter than their faster paced and more famous neighbor. Many of the Hotels also run shuttle busses in to Dubai.
For many years untouched by development, the sleepy old world charm of Ras Al Khaimah fishing villages are just waiting to be discovered. Sitting on the beautiful coastline of the Gulf of Oman, Fujairah is a land of glorious sandy beaches, the rugged Hajar and some of the most stunning scenery in the region. The warm waters are ideal for snorkeling and diving with the colourful coral reefs being home to all manner of marine life.
Oman remains largely undiscovered, but with its glorious climate and incredibly friendly people it is a destination to behold. Stretching from the eastern edge of the Arabian Peninsula, Oman is the second largest country in the region.
Oman’s Geographical diversity ranges from rugged mountains that plunge dramatically into the Indian Ocean to secluded beaches that punctuate the coastline and the uninhabitable desert of the Empty Quarter to the tropical south with its orchards and citrus plantations.