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Whether you are thinking about Dubai or one of its neighbours, you can be sure of a fabulous experience full of luxury in the Arabian Gulf. The Middle East is a place of contrasts - home to vast deserts, traditional regions, amazing beaches, and strikingly modern architecture with modern luxury hotels boasting endless leisure facilities. Dubai is a must-see luxury holiday destination in the Middle East with a breathtaking skyline. Stunning beach locations meet desert sands and you‘ll find gracious hospitality and sophistication abounds in the wide selection of ultra-luxurious hotels here. There are many recreational activities on offer including watersports, desert safaris, sailing, skydiving, and indoor ski slopes and you can shop til you drop at the impressive Dubai Mall. Waterpark lovers won't be disappointed as there's a choice of fabulous waterparks in Dubai - it's a great way to beat the heat whilst having loads of fun! When talking of Dubai, you cannot fail to mention The Palm Jumeirah; an amazing manmade island that resembles a stylised palm tree. This is home to some wonderful five-star luxury resorts including One&Only The Palm, Atlantis The Palm, and Jumeirah Zabeel Saray. Dining is an absolute joy with a seemingly endless array of food choices available - everything from a simple snack and coffee to top-class dining in notable restaurants is available to you. Abu Dhabi has shimmering turquoise waters, historic sites, heritage attractions, wonderful golf courses, and more. Highlights include the world's first Ferrari theme park, The Galleria designer brand outlet, and the outstanding Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. Visit the Arabian Wildlife Park at Sir Bani Yas Island which is home to more than 10,000 free-roaming animals including gazelles, giraffes, hyenas, cheetahs, and the Arabian Oryx. Yas Island is home to the Yas Marina Circuit and visitors can experience the true thrill of the track by booking one of the packages on offer such as Driver or Passenger Experiences. Superyachts are commonly spotted in the Yas Marina as well - it's a great place to sit back, relax and watch how the other half live! The Sultanate of Oman fuses the ancient and modern worlds in perfect harmony so you will see ancient forts and ornate mosques alongside modern architecture and luxury resorts. You can choose to stay in a traditional Bedouin tented camp or a sophisticated and exclusive hotel. There are lots to see and do as well with impressive mountain ranges, traditional Arabic villages, trekking, golfing, dolphin and turtle watching, and much much more that will make your stay in Oman absolutely unforgettable. Designer Travel can tailor-make your bespoke holiday to the Middle East. Get in touch and we will listen to what you want out of your holiday and come back to you with options for your budget. We have experts that know the Middle East and who will listen and find you the break you want and deserve. As an award-winning and independent travel company, we can offer you a huge range of holidays and flights and that includes dealing with small, specialist suppliers to bigger well known high street brands.
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Destinations in Middle East
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Hotels in Middle East
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Atlantis, The Palm
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Raffles The Palm, Dubai
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Shangri-La Al Husn
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The Chedi, Muscat
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Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa
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Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi
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St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort
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Shangri-La Hotel Qaryat Al Beri
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