The Emirate of Fujairah is a picturesque place where you will enjoy peace and get away from the hustle and bustle of the modern urban life. This region has a simple life style and it is separated from the rest of the UAE by the Hajar mountains.
Fujairah is located on the East Coast and it has 70 kilometres of coast and mountain ranges. The beaches in this region are long and quiet, the perfect destination for all those tourist who wish to "escape from the world".
A rich cultural heritage
Fujairah is full of historic places to visit. Worth noting, for example, is the small Al Bidya mosque, which is considered to be the oldest mosque in the United Arab Emirates.
The perfect location
The location of the Fujairah capital, with the same name, will give you the opportunity to visit destinations such as Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, Dubai or Sharjah, a city which is well-known for its many museums.
In the region of Fujairah you will find a mixture of dishes from the Lebanese, Iranian and Syrian cuisine. The typical dishes are grilled meat and fish (except pork). Other well-known dishes are mezze, hummus or tabbouleh, delicacies that you should definitely try.
A place full of traditions
The men and women who live in Fujairah follow the Islamic traditions. Men usually use a kandura, a long-sleeved white shirt and a checked headdress, while women wear a long black tunic over their usual clothes.
Visiting the theme park of this car brand is a must, since it has 19 rides, including two roller coasters and a water attraction.
A trip to the Sharjah Desert Park
The Desert Park is an interesting place to visit which receives more than 300,000 visitors every year. It comprises several natural history museums, botanic gardens, a zoo and wildlife area.
Swim in the waters of Jumeirah Beach Park
Jumeirah Beach Park is a spacious park with a beach that is always full, gardens, barbecues, children's areas and bars. This is one of the best beaches in Dubai, perfect for spending the day with your family.
Visiting the Jumeirah mosque
This is the most important mosque in Dubai, due to its impressive architectural style and it is also known for being the only mosque with guided visits for non-Muslim people.