Grab your car, some friends and family and a camera for these…
29 January 2021| Last updated on 18 July 2021
Most people who have been in the UAE for a while have done all of the tourist activities available...
Posing under the Burj Khalifa in Downtown Dubai, shopping at the Dubai Mall, walking at the top of the Dubai Frame and more.
But that’s not all that the UAE has to offer.
Instead, we're going to give you the breakdown of the UAE's best-kept road trip secrets that are under three hours tops! The UAE, as all of you may already know, is made up of 7 emirates that offer something different in terms of uniqueness, gorgeous views, adventure and authenticity.
Sometimes the simplest of acts in a busy and fast-paced city is all that you need to unwind and relax...even if it's just for a few hours.
And it can be as easy as getting into your car, blasting some music over the AUX, jamming with your friends, rolling the windows down and savouring every moment of this shared adventure.
So if you’re on the quest to give the UAE the adventure-seeking it deserves, here are 5 locations that are worth a road trip.
We only ask for a few of things…grab your car, your friends, your camera, (some snacks) and you’re all set!
Fujairah is the best location for those who want to sit back, look up at the sky and enjoy the sounds of the waves as far away from the atmospheres of UAE’s cities as possible.
With dreamy sunsets, gorgeous beaches and soft sands, Fujairah is a water lover's true escape - find snorkelling, water rafting, scuba diving, jet-skiing and much more.
And for those who like to enjoy a bit of nightlife with their adventures, Snoopy Beats is the ultimate music escape on Snoopy Island - giving you eargasmic music with jaw-dropping views.
- Driving time: 2 hours, 7 minutes.
- Distance: 192 KM.
This mountainous region of the UAE is a rock-climbers dream.
With a gorgeous water dam in the middle of huge mountains, you can have your adventure on land and enjoy the gorgeous views from the Hatta waters.
- Driving time: 1 hour, 50 minutes.
- Distance: 155 KM.
3. Al Ain
You don’t often hear much buzz coming from this quiet UAE emirate, but don’t be fooled – Al Ain has loads to offer.
Jebel Hafeet in Al Ain is a scenic view you won’t ever forget…at the top of the mountain, you can overlook all of Al Ain’s deserts and mountains.
- Driving time: 1 hour, 40 minutes.
- Distance: 149 KM.
2. Ras Al Khaimah
Jebel Jais is the most popular location in Ras Al Khaimah and it’s easy to see why.
The highest mountain in all of the UAE offers you all the views and adventure you’ll ask for – with jaw-dropping sunset views, Jebel Jais is definitely a must-see.
- Driving time: 1 hour, 20 minutes.
- Distance: 113 KM.
1. Abu Dhabi
If you’re not already a resident of this UAE emirate, Abu Dhabi has everything you need – from artistic history at the Louvre to the peace and tranquillity at the Sheikh Zayed Mosque.
Abu Dhabi is worth the drive.
- Driving time: 1 hour, 14 minutes.
- Distance: 119 KM.