Things to see and do in the Middle East


Whether chilling out on the beach, spotting rare oryx in the desert, screaming on a thrill-ride, or dining out in style, there are plenty of ideas in UAE. 

• Abu Dhabi holidays combine fun and relaxtion as you visit Yas Island, one of the world’s most exhilarating areas, from Ferrari-themed rides, to adrenalin-fuelled waterslides and the region’s Formula One circuit.

• To get some perspective on the crazy-fast development in this vast desert destination, take to the skies for a graceful hot air balloon ride. 

• The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi is one of the largest in the world with space for around 40,000 worshippers beneath its 82 domes.

• Visit UAE’s only UNESCO site in Al Ain, where signs of life date back to the Stone Age.

Enjoy Dubai Beaches
Enjoy Dubai Beaches

Home to some of Dubai’s most iconic landmarks, Jumeirah Beach offers stunning beaches, delicious al fresco dining at The Walk, and the world’s longest Souk at Madinat Jumeirah. Hotels along the beach offer the ultimate in luxury and service too.

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Visit the Palm
Visit the Palm

 Man-made islands? Shaped like palm trees? It could only happen in Dubai. Visit the amazing Palm Jumeirah and go wild at Aquaventure Water Park, experience the Lost Chambers Aquarium and get your fill of shopping and food at The Avenues.