Cruise on board Oceana from Dubai to Dubai for 10 nights.
A fascinating exploration of the captivating cultures of Dubai and the Arabian Gulf. Flying out to Dubai in under eight hours, you’ll begin your adventure in a land of delightful contrasts. Here, ancient meets modern and there’s a host of holiday ‘must-sees’ to discover. Touch down in the ‘Pearl of the Arabian Gulf’, Dubai, and marvel at its heady mix of warm sun, high-rise architecture and boutique shopping. Abu Dhabi is awash with futuristic skyscrapers and vast shopping malls and yet still retains echoes of its ancient past. Be sure to visit some of Bahrain’s 170,000 “tumuli” or burial mounds, and its ancient fort with foundations dating from 3000 B.C. In Oman’s capital, Muscat, look forward to rich culture and ancient history. Khasab’s highlights include a stunning 17th century castle, the fascinating Alkmazrh Fort and breathtaking palm groves. Expect the unexpected on Sir Bani Yas Island. It’s a wildlife paradise promising pearl and scuba diving, mangrove safaris and water sports. Return to Dubai before you fly home. Remember, we cruise to the region during the milder months, so the weather is always pleasant. Plus, you can wear usual beach attire on most resort beaches, and enjoy alcohol in most hotel bars and restaurants.