From time to time I plan to do a round up of blog postings (in the last month or so) about Fujairah, mainly to write about why people visit this eastern city and emirate of the United Arab Emirates.
Sun, Scenery, Snorkelling
“My husband and I were looking for some much needed winter sun for our family. With guaranteed sunshine and child-friendly accommodation booked we set off to the Miramar Al Aqah Beach Resort in Fujairah. Not knowing too much about the area we were incredibly pleased to find beautiful scenery, a fantastic Moroccan-style hotel on the shores of the Indian Ocean and very welcoming smiles.”
“The Miramar Al Aqah Beach Resort was the perfect luxurious retreat; we spent the days snorkeling in the clear blue waters or bathing on the shore, leaving our children in the capable hands of the kids’ club supervisors. At the end of each day we were treated to live entertainment and with the choice of four restaurants from Italian to Asian Fusion it was the perfect way to catch up on all the days’ adventures and have some great quality time together.”
Mountains and Wadis
“We split the lazy days up with a couple of fantastic day trips organised by the hotel. The first and most adventurous trip was a day of ‘wadi bashing’ in the nearby mountain range. As the name suggests we were strapped in to our 4×4 and hurtled through the valley floors (also known as wadi’s). We stopped along the route at fresh water wadi’s where we were encouraged to take a quick dip to cool down. The kids truly loved their day of extreme off-roading… it certainly was something different!”
To check out the entire article see:
Hayley, Family Fun at Fujairah’s Al Aqah Beach Resort, Tropical Sky Blog, 28 August 2008.
Dr Geoff Pound
Image: Birds diving for fish further up the coast from Fujairah’s Al Aqah beach.