Explore Al Ain, an idyllic oasis shimmering in the middle of the sandy desert in the UAE. Nicknamed the Garden City of the Arabian Gulf for green stretches such as the Al Ain Oasis, this mammoth forest of swaying palms is watered by a traditional irrigation system. An important stop on the erstwhile caravan route between Oman and the Gulf, Al Ain today is a sprawling city marked by towering skyscrapers and UNESCO-listed sites scattered around, speaking to its reputation as a hub of culture. For travelers, the best way to witness the color and life in Al Ain is to stroll through its souks or local markets and soak up the heady sights and aromas. Just on the edge of the oasis lies the Al Jahili Fort offering panoramic views of the landscape from its summit. Equally stunning are the views from the Jebel Hafeet, the second-highest peak in the UAE, which you can reach on four wheels or two!
Al Ain Oasis
UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Al Jahili Fort
Jebel Hafeet Peak
Recommended United Arab Emirates Tours
Places: Abu Dhabi (3 days) → Al Ain (1) → Fujairah (2) → Ras Al Khaimah (1) → Khasab & Musandam Region (2) → Dubai (3)
Tour Highlights: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Emirate Heritage & Modern Skyscrapers, Shopping & Nightlife, Al Ain Oasis...
Al Ain Rotana is located majestically in the heart of the garden city. Walk into luxuriously furnished ensuite rooms equipped with a host of modern amenities and large glass doors leading to a private balcony.
Radisson Blue Hotel & Resort, Al Ain is a tropical retreat nestled amid expansive ornamental gardens in the border city of Al Ain, UAE. Stay close to magnificent sand dunes, oases, and heritage sites including Jebel Hafeet and Hili.