United Arab Emirates

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Fujairah, United Arab Emirates

The only emirate on the Gulf of Oman rather than the Persian Gulf, Fujairah boasts beautiful, unspoiled beaches. The Hagar mountain range looms majestically behind the port and separates it from the rest of the country. Get a sense of Fujairah's past at the archeological museum or its beautifully restored fort overlooking the old village and date palm oasis. Browse the souks for carpets and pottery and sample local delicacies such as salt-crusted hammour fish, a type of grouper.


  • Port Name & Location
    Port of Fujairah
    Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    Gulf Standard Time GST
    UTC/GMT +4 hours
  • Language
    The official language is Arabic, but many locals speak English.
  • Currency & Shopping
    United Arab Emirates Dirham (AED) Credit Cards are widely accepted. Shop for pottery and rugs.
    • Best Way to Get Around
      Taxis, shore excursions and guided tours are available.
    • Famous For
      Due to its unique position on the Gulf of Oman, Fujairah shines for its beaches that offer deep-sea fishing and snorkelling.
    • Fun Fact: Foodies
      For a taste of local fare, try the salt-crusted hammour fish, a variation of grouper considered a local delicacy.
    • Fun Fact: Landmarks
      For impressive sights, visit the Fujairah Fort, built in 1670, or the Ain Al Madhab Gardens, both nearby.


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