The United Arab Emirates is a federation of seven emirates: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm al Quwain, Ra’s al Khaimah and Fujairah. The capital city of the UAE is Abu Dhabi. The country is located on the eastern side of the Arabian Peninsula, at the entrance to the Persian Gulf. It is a wealthy, dynamic and modern country.
The UAE is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Middle East due to its rich history, culture and luxury. It is a perfect place for a great vacation and fantastic shopping opportunities. On the other hand, Dubai is the most common tourist destination in the UAE, which has a great deal of attractions to offer to its visitors.
There are also numerous holiday rentals available, from private apartments and luxury villas to the world’s most famous hotels, Burj al-Arab and the Palm Islands.
If you cannot afford to stay at one of these luxury resorts, don’t despair! Dubai has accommodation for all budgets. Book one of the short stay BnB rentals and visit Old Dubai with its mosques, museums and schools. Don’t miss visiting Dubai’s Marina and the numerous spectacular shopping malls, hotels and traditional souks.
Things to do are plentiful, from endless water sports opportunities at the beaches to desert safari or even skiing in Dubai’s ski centre located in the Mall of the Emirates.
If you are looking for budget holiday houses, visit Sharjah emirate where lots of affordable vacation rentals can be found. Ajman is also one of the budget destinations in the UAE with a wide range of cheap short term apartments available.
Those who are looking for a peaceful destination, holiday accommodation in Umm al Quwain will be perfect. While on vacation in the UAE, don’t miss visiting the Empty Quarter (the large desert in the southeastern interior of the Arabian Peninsula) and its beautiful oasis.