Ajman

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Ajman showing heritage architecture

Visit this emirate on the northwest coast of the U.A.E. to enjoy its easygoing charm, picturesque sunsets, sweeping beach, shopping and architecture.

Miles of pristine beaches, dolphin-spotting, historic architecture and traditional markets attract visitors to laid-back Ajman. Located on the northwest coast of the United Arab Emirates, Ajman is the country’s smallest emirate.

For many people, a highlight of Ajman is spending time on the picturesque beach, a 10-mile (16-kilometer) stretch of white sand lined with palm trees. Swim in the warm Persian Gulf water while staying alert for dolphins, which frequently approach the shore. Along the coast you’ll find private beach clubs, mostly owned by hotels. For a fee you can use the facilities, such as lounge chairs, sun umbrellas, swimming pools and water sports equipment.

Stroll along the Corniche, the waterfront boulevard, which is a great place for picnics and barbecues and to enjoy spectacular sunsets. Watch local fishermen bringing in the day’s catch at the Ajman Fish Market. Buy some fish and then take it to a nearby food stand to have it cooked on the spot. Visit the Dhow Yard to see the craftsmanship of dhow boatbuilding. It is reputedly the world’s biggest boatbuilding yard.

Learn about local history at the Ajman Museum, located in the heart of Ajman town. Set in an 18th-century fort, the museum features interesting displays of ancient weapons and tools, photographs and archaeological findings. Ajman town is a great place to shop, offering both traditional markets and modern shopping malls. Bargain with local vendors at the Ajman Gold Souk or browse the shops of Ajman City Centre, which also features an entertainment complex.

Investigate the grand architecture of the Sheikh Zayed Mosque in the Al Jurf district, and then relax in the nearby Al Jurf Family Park. Visit the exclave of Masfout to see castles and a 19th-century mosque.

A convenient way to get to Ajman is to fly to Dubai and then make the 30-minute drive by bus, taxi or rental car. With Ajman experiencing almost constant sunshine and blue skies, you can enjoy its attractions year-round.

Fairmont Ajman
Fairmont Ajman
5 out of 5
Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi St., Ajman
The price is £102 per night from 30 Jan to 31 Jan
Located in Ajman, this beachfront hotel is in the city centre and within 1 mi (2 km) of Ajman Museum and Ajman Beach. Sharjah Mega Mall and Sharjah Maritime ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (267 reviews)
Beautiful view and beach
"It was beautiful night and outstanding view of beach from my balcony the cleanse of room was superb, reception behavior was good but unfortunately WiFi was not working during my stay."

Reviewed on 9 Oct 2021

Fairmont Ajman
The Oberoi Beach Resort, Al Zorah
The Oberoi Beach Resort, Al Zorah
5 out of 5
Al Zorah Al Ittihad Road, Ajman
The price is £417 per night from 30 Jan to 31 Jan
Located in Ajman, this beachfront hotel is next to a golf course, 1.6 mi (2.5 km) from Al Zorah Golf Club, and 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Al Hamriyah Free Zone. Ajman ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (77 reviews)
"Outstanding"

Reviewed on 5 Sep 2021

The Oberoi Beach Resort, Al Zorah
Ajman Saray, a Luxury Collection Resort, Ajman
Ajman Saray, a Luxury Collection Resort, Ajman
5 out of 5
Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi St., Ajman
The price is £104 per night from 30 Jan to 31 Jan
Nestled on the beach, this Ajman resort is within 1 mi (2 km) of Ajman Museum and Ajman Beach. City Centre Ajman and Sharjah Aquarium are also within 9 mi (15 ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (212 reviews)
"Really nice stay. Amazing quiet air condition."

Reviewed on 4 Oct 2021

Ajman Saray, a Luxury Collection Resort, Ajman
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Al Smou Hotel Apartments
Al Smou Hotel Apartments
3.5 out of 5
Abu Bakr Al Sadeq Street, Al Nakhil, Near Lulu center, Ajman
The price is £30 per night from 1 Feb to 2 Feb
Located in the heart of Ajman, this apartment building is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Ajman Beach, and within 9 mi (15 km) of City Centre Ajman and Ajman China Mall. ...
3.3/5 (32 reviews)
"The overall condition of the property was poor. Inside the room there was mold on the walls close to the AC area. We also asked for a crib which came broken; we had to call them to repair couple elements in the apartment that broke such as the bidet in the washroom which was leaking and then the ..."

Reviewed on 27 Jun 2021

Al Smou Hotel Apartments
Hala Inn Hotel Apartments
Hala Inn Hotel Apartments
3 out of 5
Al Jurf Road, Behind City Center, Ajman
The price is £45 per night from 30 Jan to 31 Jan
Located in Al Jerf 2, this aparthotel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from City Centre Ajman and within 3 miles (5 km) of Ajman Free Zone and Ajman University. Gulf Medical ...
3.8/5 Good! (36 reviews)
"Not even a coffee machine"

Reviewed on 5 Dec 2021

Hala Inn Hotel Apartments
Bianky Beach Camp
Bianky Beach Camp
2 out of 5
Al Zorah, Plot B-01-001, Block 2, Ajman
Nestled on the beach, this Ajman campsite is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Al Zorah Golf Club and 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from Al Hamriyah Free Zone. Ajman China Mall and Ajman ...
Bianky Beach Camp
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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