7 Most Overlooked Tourist Attractions in UAE

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When we think of traveling to the Middle East, the first place that comes to mind is Dubai and its huge sky scrappers. Go beyond the usual and explore the hidden treasures of the place. You might even surprise yourself by getting cheap tickets to UAE while traveling to these areas.

Yas Island

Yas Island

Yas Island

Yas Island is a man made island that can be easily described as a world within itself. It has the most beautiful beaches, luxury hotels, shopping centers and the finest restaurants. It is famous for being the host to formula 1 races and has a complete Ferrari themed park for thrill seekers. Another most famous feature of this island is its water world, which has been awarded as the second-best water park in the world.

Khalifa Park

Khalifa Park

Khalifa Park

Located in Abu Dhabi, the largest park of UAE is a true depiction of Arabic culture. Fun-filled and full of entertainment, this park is a treat for kids and mothers alike. There are various rides and the time tunnel ride features a train that travels through a tunnel depicting history of the emirates. A large amphitheater holds parades and circus. Moreover, you will witness beautiful fireworks and occasional food festivals.

Heritage Village

Heritage Village

Heritage Village

The history of UAE can be traced back to the 3rd century and you can catch a glimpse into it in the Heritage Village, Abu Dhabi. With the help of artificial desert, sand, camels and campfire, you are sure to be transported into another world. There is even a small shop with handicrafts and other local items, perfect to buy a souvenir from.

Bastakia

Bastakia

Bastakia

This is the most charming area of Dubai. Built in the early 19th century, it is like stepping into history itself. Enjoy narrow lanes, traditional food and merchant houses. Make sure you visit a few exhibitions and also roam around a few mosques.

Fujairah

Fujairah

Fujairah

The youngest state of the UAE is believed to be the most blessed one with natural beauty. It is known for its beautiful beaches and there is also a tiny adjacent island where you can explore deep underwater coral reefs. Another famous attraction of this town is the bull fighting within the town. Many of the cheap hotels in UAE are located in this place.

Dibba al Fujairah

Dibba al Fujairah

Dibba al Fujairah

Dibba is the largest town in the northern part of UAE. It has a diverse range of mountains and beaches. This area is known for its snorkeling, fishing and diving facilities. It is most convenient for a one-day tour while residing in Fujairah.

Ras al Khaima

Ras al Khaima

Ras al Khaima

The many different states of UAE have made UAE tourism most diverse so far. Ras al Khaima is one of them. Though many people still consider it a small fishing village, truth is that it has not been explored as much as it deserves to. There are many tourist activities like snorkeling, scuba diving and even mountain hiking and camping. The most attractive so far is the polar themed water park. The natural beauty of this place has been much neglected over the years.

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