Fujairah is situated on the east coast of the United Arab Emirates. Nestled between the Hajar Mountains and the Indian Ocean, this picturesque town is the perfect holiday destination.
Due to its location overlooking on Gulf of Oman and the stunning Indian Ocean, it has become a very popular destination for anyone trying to escape the stresses of life and looking to enjoy the beauty of nature and having a comfortable, relaxing and exciting break. With countless activities, from water sports to flying lessons and spas, Fujairah is guaranteed to keep you busy. Young, dynamic and booming.
Fujairah is all set to meet the expectations of becoming a globalised city. With business, tourism and infrastructure developments steaming ahead, Fujairah’s transformation into a twenty-first century city is certain. His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi is the present ruler. The main cities and villages in Fujairah are Dibba, Murbeh, Qidfa, Al Bidiyah, Masafi, Al-Siji and Al Bithna. Total area of Fujairah is 1,488 sq.km. Summer extends from May to September during which the weather is hot and sometimes humid. Winter begins in October and April during which the weather is very pleasant.
Getting to Fujairah has never been easier with increased connectivity to the rest of the UAE. Including road Fujairah - Masafi old, and road the new Sheikh Khalifa Street that connects Fujairah Emirate of Sharjah and Dubai, which is 45 minutes away from Dubai. Fujairah also has its own international airport, which offers seasonal flights and daily domestic flights. Also do not forget the presence of the important port of Fujairah, which provides all the services enjoyed by the major ports of the world, in addition to receiving cruise ships during the tourism season, global world.
Fujairah, like the rest of the United Arab Emirates, has many customs and traditions. The Kandura, or a dishdash, is a long white cloak worn by UAE national males. This is often accompanied by a headscarf called a Guthra and is held in place by an Egal. their head. Women wear the black cloak or abaya that covers the body from head to toe.
Food from this region is truly magnificent. It is somewhat similar to Lebanese or other Arab cuisines. Main meals comprise mostly of lamb, fish and rice . One of the most popular dishes is Biryani, which is meat or fish cooked with an Indian-style spiced rice. Lobsters and local fish such as Hammour.