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United Arab Emirates

About

The United Arab Emirates, abbreviated as the UAE, or shortened to “the Emirates”, is a state situated in the southeast of the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman and Saudi Arabia.

The UAE is a federation of seven emirates (equivalent to principalities), each governed by a hereditary emir, with a single national president. The constituent emirates are: Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm al-Quwain. The capital is Abu Dhabi.

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Useful information

flight times

From London: 7 hours

Currency

Dirhams

time difference

GMT +5 hours

visa requirements

6 months left on your passport

Weather

The UAE experiences hot weather all year around peaking in July and August when the temperature reaches above 40°C. The Spring and Autumn months are often the best time to visit when the temperatures are in high 20s/ low 30s and the sun is still shining. The coldest the UAE will get is in January and February with an average minimum temperature between 10 and 14 °C.

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Destinations

Where to stay

Beautiful twilight across the sand dunes at Anantara Qasr al Sarab

Located in the legendary Liwa Desert, one of the largest uninterrupted sand deserts in the world, Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort embraces the epic adventures...

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lobby at the st regis island resort abu dhabi

Located on the pristine beach of Saadiyat Island and framed by the distinguished Saadiyat Beach Golf Course, the St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort is nestled...

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Beach at the Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi

Designed with leisure in mind, the Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi boasts four swimming pools including one for kids, a luxurious relaxation haven in the Atarmia...

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royal suite - exterior at al maya desert resort dubai

Set in 225 square kilometres of pristine desert landscape, yet only an hour from the city of Dubai, the award winning Al Maha desert resort...

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Beach Garden Villa at The Royal Mirage Dubai

The One&Only Royal Mirage is on the Dubai coast and overlooks the famous Palm Bay and Island built out in the Arabian Gulf and pays...

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Pools at One and Only The Palm Dubai

Located on the peninsula of one of the world�s most spectacular landscapes, Palm Dubai, The Palm offers an exclusive and secluded enclave of impeccable style....

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Atlantis The Royal is a pinnacle of luxury nestled on the crescent of The Palm in Dubai. Designed by world-leading architects, designers, and artists, this...

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exterior of le royal meridien beach resort and spa france

The impressive Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa is a beachfront property set in beautiful landscaped gardens close to the famous Dubai Marina....

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Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort - Lagoon Villas View

Opened in September 2013, the Asian inspired Anantara is the latest luxury hotel to open on the famous Palm Jumeirah....

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Al Qasr Jumeirah Dubai

Al Qasr is the 'palace' at the heart of Madinat Jumeirah, surrounded by water ways overlooking a multitude of fascinating aspects: ancient wind towers, pools,...

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lobby at The Retreat Palm dubai

The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel is set to be the Middle East's first holistic wellness resort...

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one bedroom ocean view suite at st james morgan bay resort caribbean

Discover Dubai in a bustling district close to the beach, with a great location on The Walk, the city's famous seaside promenade. JA Ocean View...

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Beach at Waldorf Astoria UAE

Bringing the legendary Waldorf service to one of the most alluring beach front locations in the Middle East, this property is a palatial spa and...

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Experiences in united-arab-emirates

Beach at Waldorf Astoria UAE

During your visit to Ras al Khaimah, if you choose to stay at The Waldorf Astoria there are endless options for watersports available - both...

villa exterior at banyan tree alwadi hotel uae

Our featured property in the region is the magnificent and superbly luxurious Waldorf Astoria Ras al Khaimah which has a fabulous spa and a range of...

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