"Tourism in East Coast" Al Fujayrah Region by amna_alshamsi

Al Fujayrah Region Travel Guide: 66 reviews and 277 photos


It is one of the UAE major cities , it lies in the East Coast and its nature is completely different than what is in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

What I like in this city is the nature of its people, even thought many things in the country changed after oil discovery, people of this city did not change , they are still so traditional and this is a lovely thing in a world that keep changing in every second.

The city has considerable tourist attractions, which include such diverse activities as watching bloodless bull-wrestling, visiting mangrove forests and bird-breeding sites, or navigating the steep mountain roads and narrow gorges of the Musandam peninsula.

The area between Al Faqit and Al Aqqah, just south of Dibba, is already a popular destination for holidaymakers, thanks to its long, sandy beaches and many snorkelling and scuba-diving sites.


Fujairah is also renowned for its high mountains of multiple colours and deep valleys where water courses flow throughout the year which represent yet another attraction for tourists. There are marine reserves where a variety of beautiful and rare sea creatures live amongst a jungle of coral reefs

Tourists are also attracted by the mineral and healing waters such as those to be found at the Madhab and Gamour springs. The waters of these springs are claimed by natives to heal from rheumatism and some skin diseases. The Wareea's water falls are is one of the most beautiful mountainous spots in Fujairah.


Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Excellent Scuba diving hub
  • Cons:hmmm can not think of something till now
  • In a nutshell:Winter holiday (summer is too hot again)
  • Intro Updated Jul 14, 2003
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  • Escadora7's Profile Photo
    Sep 15, 2005 at 1:32 PM

    These waterfalls look amazing! We'll need to go there next time in UAE. Best wishes, Ash & Eve

  • ludogatto's Profile Photo
    Apr 17, 2005 at 5:23 AM

    fujairah is quite and nice....sandy beach during the week is perfect....30 mt and you are,,,,with the fishes!!!!

  • evona's Profile Photo
    May 6, 2004 at 10:53 AM

    Nice page! Greetings from Poland :)

  • ChuckG's Profile Photo
    Nov 11, 2003 at 11:00 PM

    Great tips...when is the best time to visit ?

  • Sep 14, 2003 at 12:43 AM

    Spectacular nature. I never thought something like this exists is UAE. Even the fjords? That underwater world travelogue looks spectacular. Thanks for introducing this place!

  • syllybabe's Profile Photo
    Aug 2, 2003 at 5:15 AM

    So much to see in your country. Thanks for sharing.

  • kenmerk's Profile Photo
    Jul 21, 2003 at 4:22 AM

    Hot Springs, Waterfalls, Scuba, and Mountain trekking... this area sounds like Heaven, Amna...

  • traveldave's Profile Photo
    Jul 18, 2003 at 7:22 PM

    Al Fujairah looks like a beautiful oasis in the desert. Nice page.

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