The UAE’s unrivalled tourist attractions
The UAE continues to amaze and astound: sweeping vistas, the highest skyscrapers, desert resorts, pristine beaches and artificial islands which can be seen from the moon. Indeed it rivals one’s imagination and admirably matches up to the best in the world. As an unstoppable force it continues to produce yet more wonders and we update you on some of its latest tourist attractions in store…
Recently, the Ruler of Dubai HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, launched a mega spectacular tourism project titled the Dubai Frame or Al Berwaz Tower to be built at a total cost of Dh120 million at the lush and sprawling Zabeel Park. Expected to attract a further 2 million visitors and tourists it will be completed by end of 2013.
The conceptual design proposal of the tower by Fernando Donis of the
Visitors will be able to watch
Offering you a scenic tour of
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The Atlantean experience
Recreating the lost world of the Atlantis civilization, said to have sunk mysteriously eons ago is
Before you enter the water, you will be given a briefing and taught the sign language and gestures that will be used underwater. During the 20 minute Shark Safari, participants will get up close and personal with the many Black Tip Reef Sharks, rare Marble Rays and exotic fish for an unforgettable experience.
At The Ambassador Lagoon you can view the lost relics and the sunken glory of Atlantis’ streets and boulevards. It focuses on marine life found in the local waters of the
Experience traditional pearl diving
Several centuries ago the
Participants meet at Jumeirah beach Hotel and are transported by bus to Palm Jebel Ali where they are briefed and provided with traditional clothing. They then board an authentic dhow, the traditional boat off the shores of Jebel Ali and use original pearl diving methods to collect oysters in the shallow waters of the Gulf, diving to depths of three to five meters. Singing and story-telling capture the beauty of the past and participants also get to relish typical Emirati fish and rice dishes for lunch.
The Pavilion Dive Centre at Jumeirah Beach Hotel is running this exciting cultural activity in partnership with the Emirates Marine Environmental Group (EMEG), Tuesday to Saturday every week. Lucky finders of pearls become the rightful owners! So dive in!