Three Centre Middle Eastern Explorer

Experience three diametrically different destinations within the Middle East, starting your journey in the heritage city of Abu Dhabi for two nights, followed by three nights in the glitzy city of Dubai, ending your journey with five nights at the beach in Ras al Khaimah, a lesser-known destination in the Emirates. Includes accommodation, transfers, daily breakfast and international flights on Etihad Airways from Heathrow, Manchester and Edinburgh.


Depart Edinburgh, Manchester or London Heathrow on multi-award winning Etihad Airways for your direct flight to Abu Dhabi. On arrival, there is a private transfer to Le Méridien Abu Dhabi for two nights in a Deluxe City View Room, with daily breakfast. Le Méridien, ideally located in the Tourist Club Area in Abu Dhabi, within walking distance to historical areas and shopping malls, enjoy lush tropical gardens, an oasis in the city centre, with private beach and spa. Wander through picturesque walkways in Le Méridien Village located in the resort's lush gardens, with a unique mix of restaurants offering a delicious selection of cuisines from around the world, Thai, English, American, Greek and Italian. Enjoy relaxing by the outdoor pool, or on the resort's private beach, workout at the fitness centre or swim laps in the outdoor training pool, immerse yourself in rejuvenating treatments at the Eden Spa and Health Club.

Explore the vibrant city of Abu Dhabi, take a stroll along the Corniche and discover fantastic shopping malls, the world’s most famous designer boutiques and excellent restaurants.  Visitors of all denominations are welcome at the world largest mosque, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, which features beautiful Islamic architecture and décor, 1000 columns, 80 domes, 24-carat gold plated chandeliers and the world’s largest hand-woven carpet. For children of all ages including ‘kidults’ Ferrari World Theme Park is an excellent afternoon's entertainment, for a more relaxed afternoon Mangrove Kayaking, encounter egrets, herons, Sandpipers, cormorants, pink flamingos and Sandpipers wading through the mangroves. 

After two nights, there is a private car transfer to the ritzier Dubai for three nights at the Four Points by Sheraton Downtown Dubai, in a Classic Room including daily breakfast. Conveniently located near two Dubai Metro Stations, The Four Points by Sheraton gives you easy access to local attractions and excellent shopping. Relax at the hotel's outdoor swimming pool, get an adrenalin rush at the state of the art health club, dine in one of the hotel's three restaurants, enjoy a beer and a spot of English pub grub at the Yesterday Pub. Enjoy exploring this metropolis, the largest of the seven Emirates, a short walk from the hotel, The Bur Dubai area is home to major shopping outlets, the Meena and Karama Bazaars, a wonderful spot to pick up gold jewellery, textiles and spices. Jump on a water taxi ‘abra’ across the Creek, or enjoy dinner on a dhow cruise. Jumeirah Beach is just 15 minutes away from your hotel, golf courses and desert safari tours are a great afternoon out, for theme parks the Wild Wadi Water Park,12 acres of fun with white knuckle rides and attractions.  

At the end of your stay, there is a private transfer (approximately 80 kms) to Ras al Khaimah for five nights at the Rixos Bab Al Bahr Hotel in a Deluxe Room Garden View, on an all-inclusive basis. Located on the pristine white sandy beach of Ras Al Khaimah’s tranquil Marjan Island, the Rixos Bab Al Bahr enjoys excellent restaurants, stylish guest rooms and stunning views. Rixos Bab Al Bahr, entirely all-inclusive with very little at additional costs, choose dining options with unlimited beverages, including the minibar, a choice of entertainment and nightlife, spa, sports and recreational activities. Your large guest room, decorated in sophisticated colours of azure and bronze, most with spectacular views of the crystal turquoise Arabian Gulf. Enjoy all day international cuisine dining at the Seven Heights, surrounded by waterways, eclectic snacks and light bites are available at the many poolside and beachside outlets, during the evening discover fine dining at two of the signature a la carte restaurants (Ultra-Premium food and beverages are subject to a surcharge). A host of entertainment, whether you just want to relax at the beachside adults only infinity pool with a long cool drink from its own bar, dance the night away with live music, famous shows and acrobatics at Entertainment Square, party into the night at Inferno, the resort's nightclub. Golfing available at the Al Hamra Golf Course, just a few minutes away from the resort is the Ice Land Waterpark and many of Ras Al Khaimah’s cultural and heritage sites. At the end of your stay, there is a private transfer to Dubai Airport for your onward journey to Abu Dhabi by coach, on arrival check in for your return flight to the United Kingdom.

If you would like to change this itinerary, add extra nights or sightseeing tours, travel in a premium cabin or arrange travel insurance, please speak with our highly knowledgeable Travel Specialists for more information.

What's Included

Flights on Etihad from London Heathrow, Edinburgh or Manchester to Abu Dhabi
All known pre-payable airport taxes
2 nights Le Meridien Abu Dhabi Deluxe City View Room including daily breakfast
3 nights Four Points by Sheraton Downtown, Dubai Classic Room including daily breakfast
5 nights Rixos Bab Al Bahr Hotel Deluxe Room Garden View All inclusive
Private car transfers:
  - Abu Dhabi Airport to Le Meridien Abu Dhabi
  - Le Meridien Abu Dhabi to Four Points by Sheraton Downtown Dubai
  - Four Points by Sheraton Downtown Dubai to Rixos Bab Al Bahr Hotel Ras Al Khaimah
  - Rixos Bab Al Bahr Hotel Ras Al Khaimah to Dubai Airport
Shared Etihad coach transfer from Dubai Airport to Abu Dhabi Airport

Price Notes
This itinerary/tour is a suggestion and can be tailor-made to suit requirements.
Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. Please contact us for prices for alternative dates or number of travellers.

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