United Arab Emirates holidays
The things to do in Dubai and Abu Dhabi are numerous.
In old Dubai, explore the narrow lanes of Bastakia and the Al Fahidi fort, which houses the Dubai Museum and the traditional souks. In new Dubai, head for the Jumeirah mosque, one of the modern Islamic architectural landmarks of the city.
Abu Dhabi offers the unmissable Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the Qasr al Hosn fort and the Corniche promenade, perfect for a stroll and for people watching.
Explore dramatic architecture and enjoy world-class cuisine and shopping opportunities – all while staying in iconic and opulent accommodation.
See United Arab Emirates come alive in this image and video gallery, showing off some of the best areas that you can visit and explore.
Discover the temperatures and rainfall you can expect when visiting the main areas of United Arab Emirates, along with the best time to travel.
We have collated some of the best books and guides to United Arab Emirates, to help you make the most of your holiday to the country.
Find out more about what you can expect from travelling in the Middle East – from internal flights to accommodation standards and local transport.
Learn more about the airlines we use to fly to the Middle East, chosen for reliability and good service; as well as any available upgrade facilities.
Before travelling to the Middle East, please read more about the entry requirements for each country, as well as any general health advice.
Get to know our expert Middle East tour consultants, their personal recommendations and favourite hotels around the world.