Offering an enticing mix of sun, sand and dazzling city, Ajman is a superb alternative to the buzz and bright lights of Dubai.
The smallest of the 7 emirates, this sublime destination is ideal choice for relaxation, adventure and exploration.
Taking advantage of the year-round sunshine, visitors can spend their days enjoying the white sandy beaches, experiencing the many activities offered in the terracotta desert dunes and discovering a whole host of fabulous attractions.
If it’s culture you’re seeking, Ajman boasts an array of museums, castles and forts. You can also experience the thrill of camel racing or try your hand at bartering at one of the many souqs.
Ajman is also a great destination for shoppers, with a number of shopping malls selling everything from clothes and cosmetics to electronics and toys.
Those looking to explore a little further afield can take a 20-minute drive to discover the glittering delights of Dubai, while an array of attractions and activities can also be found an hour away in Ras Al Khaimah.
With so much to offer, as well as a huge choice of luxury hotels and resorts to choose from, Ajman is an ideal choice for a Middle East experience that will live long in the memory.
Take a look at our range of affordable Ajman holidays and packages and start planning your dream escape today.
Flights: You can fly to Dubai International Airport from a number of UK airports, including London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Manchester, Birmingham and Glasgow.
Passport/visa requirements:Your passport must be valid for a minimum period of 6 months from the date you enter the country. You will be granted a free of charge visa for a single visit of 30 days upon arrival.
Packing essentials: Ajman is a destination that enjoys warm weather all year round. Therefore, it’s advisable to pack light clothing, sunglasses, a sun hat and sun cream. Swimwear is allowed at the beach or the hotel pool, but travellers should dress modestly when visiting public places.
From beaches and nature to culture and adventure, Ajman offers a spectacular mix of activities and attractions to suit absolutely everyone.
A destination for all ages, this sun-drenched Emirate provides options for relaxation, action, exploration and enrichment, whether on the sand, in the city, or at sea.
If your holiday plans centre around the beach, you will find plenty of shoreline to enjoy, with Ajman city alone offering 16km of sand.
As well as being able to top up your tan, the warm waters of the Arabian Gulf are perfect for swimming. A variety of water sports are also available, including paddle boarding, banana boat rides, windsurfing, jet skiing, kayaking and fishing.
Ajman city also has plenty to offer away from the sand, with options for culture, shopping and entertainment.
Visits to Ajman Museum, Al-Murabbaa Watchtower and Aamnah Bint Ahmad Al Ghurair Mosque are perfect for those seeking an insight into Ajman’s heritage, while you can enjoy a traditional Arabian shopping experience at the atmospheric Saleh Souq.
Ajman City Centre Mall is another superb option for anyone craving a little retail therapy, featuring a range of international stores, as well as restaurants, cinemas and entertainment venues.
There’s also plenty for families, with Funtastico inflatable water park, Aqua Bounce floating obstacle course and Dino Live, the world’s largest indoor dinosaur exhibition, among the attractions on offer.
For a more tranquil experience, head to the Al Zorah Nature Reserve, home to a vast mangrove forest and an array of bird species, including flamingos.
Travellers will also find plenty of opportunities for adventure with the Hajar Mountain range a great spot for hiking and mountain biking, while the desert landscape allows for 4x4 safaris and authentic Bedouin camping experiences. Other activities that can be enjoyed in the dunes include camel rides, sand-boarding and falconry displays.
If adventure is the last thing on your mind, then the luxury spas and wellness facilities that can be enjoyed during an Ajman holiday might be more to your liking. An array of luxury hotels and resorts offer indulgent packages, with guests able to choose from a number of treatments and massages to revive their senses and rejuvenate their bodies.
Ajman is also located within close proximity to Dubai. This means that visitors can experience some of the attractions on offer in the city of superlatives if they so wish.
For more information on visiting Ajman, please speak to one of our travel specialists.
Ajman enjoys year-round blue skies with warm weather whatever the season. The hottest time to visit is from June to September when the mercury can hit 48°C. A more favourable time to visit is between November and March. During these months average temperatures range from 14°C to 30°C. Rainfall is also rare.
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