The smallest of the seven United Arab Emirates, Ajman has the biggest heart. If you’re looking for your next family holiday, this is the perfect choice.
If you fancy something different from the well-trodden route to Dubai, a mere 30-minute drive from Dubai Airport, brings you to Ajman, with a great choice of hotels and some of the best beach fronts in the UAE.
Flights from the UK are about 6/7 hours and visitors will be rewarded with access to their pristine sandy beach, clear lagoons and natural mangroves; the perfect playground for holidaymakers of all ages. There are plenty of activities to keep the whole family happy.
What are the food options?
There are a whole host of dining options from fine dining to street snacks. There is something to suit any palate, even the pickiest of eaters! Culinary offerings range from traditional Emirati to Italian, Indian to Chinese, and just about everything in between.
Are there water sports activities?
In a word, yes! Year-round sunshine, beautiful beaches and safe waters make this destination ideal for water sports. Overlooking the 16-kilometre-long white-sand beach, Ajman Hotel and Fairmont Ajman organise all manner of water activities, including stand up paddle boarding, windsurfing, jet skiing, flyboarding, kayaking, banana boat rides and fishing trips.
Enjoy a mangrove kayak tour of the Al Zorah Nature Reserve
Take a kayak tour of the spectacular Al Zorah Nature Reserve set amongst the mangroves. Participants can see wild flamingos and even plant their own mangrove tree as part of the current celebrations of 50 years of the UAE. Learn more here.
Experience the culture and activities in Ajman
Interact with the friendly locals and find out about the fascinating culture and heritage of this beautiful destination. There are a whole host of heritage sites to visit including castles, forts and interactive museums.
If you’re feeling energetic there are cycling and hiking trails in the surrounding mountains. Not for the faint of heart, some of the trails were originally created by goats and camels!
Relax and unwind with a spa experience
If after enjoying all of the above activities you’re looking to unwind, then arrange to have a relaxing day by spending quality time in one of the many Ajman health spas available and treat yourself to a rejuvenating massage and lots of other holistic health treatments.
Book your holiday to Ajman
To book your fabulous 5* holiday on a bed and breakfast basis, including flights and hotel, prices are currently around £619 based on seven nights with Destination2.
Visit Destination 2 website. (Prices correct at time of writing).
Visit the Ajman Travel website.