Cruise on board Oceana from Dubai to Dubai for 12 nights.
This is a magical adventure where you’ll get to explore the unique and captivating cultures of Dubai and the Arabian Gulf. Fly out to Dubai in under eight hours, to a land of delightful contrasts where you’ll walk in the footsteps of ancient Sultans as you gaze up at skyscrapers that tower over sparkling blue seas. Touch down in the ‘Pearl of the Arabian Gulf’, Dubai. In Khasab, try to visit the stunning 17th century castle, the fascinating Alkmazrh Fort and breathtaking palm groves. Oman’s capital, Muscat is brimming with culture and history. You’ll find Abu Dhabi awash with futuristic skyscrapers and vast shopping malls, and yet it still retains echoes of its ancient past. Sir Bani Yas Island is a wildlife paradise promising pearl diving, scuba diving, mangrove safaris and water sports. 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. Return to Dubai and marvel at its heady mix of warm sun, high-rise architecture, boutique shopping and New Year fireworks. 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.