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Cruises to Dubai
If you are looking for winter sun, a cruise to Dubai and the Arab Emirates is a fantastic choice. One of the world’s most exciting and popular destinations, Dubai is the place where you can relax, sunbathe or shop to your heart’s content. A cruise to Dubai may also include the United Arab Emirates, mysterious Oman and tiny Bahrain, unique and captivating locations for you to explore.
More and more, we're finding cruise passengers are opting to add extra nights on to their Dubai cruises, staying just outside Dubai, in a nearby Emirate called Raz Al Khaimah - staying at the popular Al Hamra fort hotel & resort.
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With an easy route from the Mediterranean, cruises to Dubai are an excellent choice for first time cruises. Cruises to Dubai are becoming increasingly popular, with Dubai bringing a taste of the Middle East to a world cruise. What better way to escape the winter chill than with a winter cruise to the warmer climate of Dubai.
If the unique culture and customs from a cruise to Dubai intrigues you, then you will love the mysteries and ancient wonders you can discover on a Red Sea cruise. If you would prefer to spend more time in Dubai than a cruise will permit, why not try one of our Dubai cruise and stay 2014 holiday? This is also a great way to immerse yourself in the customs and culture of this exciting city.
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Top Cruises to Dubai Holiday Destinations and Shore Excursions
To enrich your Arabian adventure, make sure that you take some shore excursions to the mainland to experience this beautiful part of the world first hand. Steeped in cultural heritage, these fascinating ports of call will awaken your senses and leave you with a greater understanding of their colourful coastlines.
Emirates and Dubai cruises to Dubai
Dubai is one of the most exclusive cities in the world, with exceptional shopping centres, stunning beaches world class golf courses and a unique landscape. Dubai is truly a place of interesting contrasts with a mixture of traditional architecture and state of the art modern buildings. The Palm Jumeirah (shown left) is built on an artifically made island and the iconic Burg al Arab (shown above) with its sail-like facade, stands over 300 metres tall. While on a shore excursion, be sure not to miss the vibrant spice souk and the glittering gold souk, overflowing with flawless fine jewellery.
Emirates and Dubai cruises to Bahrain
Once reputed for seating one of the world's oldest civilisations, Bahrain is now known for being a relatively liberal and modern Persian Gulf country. Enjoy one of the oldest customs of drinking coffee on this island Kingdom or digest some of the rich tapestry of local history in one of the many museums. Sail on a traditional Dhow and don’t miss a visit to the Al Fateh Mosque, the largest in Bahrain.
Emirates and Dubai cruises to Abu Dhabi, UAE
Arrive on the shores of Abu Dhabi and you will be greeted with a friendly, hospitable welcome. This stunning capital city (of UAE) is a juxtaposition of ultra modern sophistication and Arab charm. You could shop in the Grand Malls or barter in one of the many colourful souks. You could travel in style in a cool air conditioned limo or ride through the desert on a camel. You could even enjoy a little 5 star gastronomic hospitality away from your ship; or sample some of the local Bedouin generosity. Which ever way you choose to discover this country you will be fascinated and you will be filled with incredible life long memories.
Emirates and Dubai cruises to Al-Fujairah, UAE
If you are looking for a slightly different shore excursion to an almost pristine place, then Fujairah in the UAE should be on your list. Here you can take a treck to the breathtaking Al Wurayah Waterfalls or simply enjoy the natural beauty of the majestic mountains, sun drenched beaches and mesmeric deserts. Why not try your hand at some camel racing or a little bargaining in the Bedouin markets for some souvenirs before you return to your ship.
Emirates and Dubai cruises to Oman
Your first impression on docking into Muscat, the capital city of Oman, is one of supreme power, reflected in its three forts overlooking the entrance to the port from where amazing panoramic views of the harbour and old city are afforded. A shore excursion will reveal luxurious palaces as well as the beautiful pink marble, gilded domed Zawawi Mosque (shown right). Visit Salalah for its fascinating lost city of Ubar, natural beauty and colourful heritage.
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