A federation of seven emirates, with Abu Dhabi as its capital, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a popular starting point for travels in the Middle East. The discovery of oil in the 1950s changed its status from a sleepy backwater conclave to one of the world's more glittering nations. Choose from an array of condominiums, self service apartments, and guest houses.
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Popular Rental Amenities in the United Arab Emirates
Using our filters will help you find the perfect vacation rental in United Arab Emirates. Most of the accommodations in United Arab Emirates provide "Internet" or "Pool," which makes it a fantastic vacation spot if you can't imagine a vacation without internet or you want a rental with a pool. You could even compare and find accommodations if you want a rental with a fireplace (989 rentals include "Fireplace" in United Arab Emirates) or if you are looking for a pet-friendly rental (981 rentals in United Arab Emirates include "Pets allowed").
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Vacation Rental Price Information in the United Arab Emirates
We analyzed price data and rendered them in this graph, which shows vacation rental prices for the next twelve months in the United Arab Emirates. in the United Arab Emirates, prices can go up to $677 (11/5 - 11/12). The cheapest week is in June (6/25 - 7/2). Prices fall to an average of $213 per night.
Rental Availability Information in the United Arab Emirates
Have a look at the above graph to see the global availability of vacation rentals in the United Arab Emirates. In December (12/24 - 12/31), only 36 are available. The week with the highest percentage of available rentals is in June (6/18 - 6/25).
Accommodations for your vacation in the United Arab Emirates
The love of food
Pakistani, Indian, Lebanese, Syrian, and Jordanian cuisine is ubiquitous in the UAE's large cities and towns. Pork can be consumed in certain restaurants while alcohol is often served in hotels. While in the UAE, don't miss the ever popular Levantine meat preparation shawarma, served with Arabic roti, pickles, fries, and garlic sauce. Chicken, lamb, and fish biriyani preparations are excellent too.
Fish, rice, lamb, and mutton are core to Emirati cooking. Local wedding ceremonies often serve a dish called 'stuffed camel' where a whole camel is filled with fish, rice, boiled eggs, and chicken. During Ramadan and Eid, the meat and wheat-based Al Harees preparation is eaten. Al Machboos pleases with its onion, meat, rice, and dried lime flavors. Mendi-style dishes from neighboring Yemen are a must for international foodies. The Dubai Food Festival held in February/March features cuisines from over 200 nations.
Weather and precautions to be taken
The best time to visit is from October to March when temperatures range between 59-80°F. There are chances of rain showers from November and February. Summers are very dry and dusty, and temperatures easy reach 122°F.
Leave your body time to acclimatize, and wear full-sleeved light cotton clothes. Outdoor activities are best scheduled for the early morning or evening. Hydrate regularly, eat small and frequent portions of food, and cool off in the air-conditioned malls and water parks. Although the region is dry, water is in plenty owing to desalinization.
The wild Emirati outdoors
Beyond the glamour of its cities, is a nation steeped in tradition and natural beauty. South of Abu Dhabi lies the country's highest dunes in Liwa Oasis, populated by the Bedouins. Dune-bashing and safaris are mandatory here. Next come the archaeological wonders and natural rock formations in the Hajar Mountains of Al Dakhiliya. Check out the city of Ras Al Khaimah while here.
Close to the Jebel Hafeet mountains is the oasis town of Al Ain, lined with thousands of date palm trees. At the foot of the mountain lie the stunning natural cave systems and hot springs of the Green Mubazzarah. Here you'll also find WADI ADVENTURE, an artificially-created destination for whitewater rafting, kayaking, and surfing. The Gulf of Oman is a great spot for cooling off and for diving.
The United Arab Emirates has its share of cascading waterfalls, dramatic cliffs, white sand beaches, and even freshwater lakes. Come visit!
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to rent a vacation rental in the United Arab Emirates?
The average nightly price for vacation rentals in the United Arab Emirates is $47.
How many vacation rentals are available to book in the United Arab Emirates?
June has the highest amount of available Apartment rentals and House rentals in the United Arab Emirates, so you can expect plenty of offers, even for last-minute bookings.
What amenities are most popular for vacation homes in the United Arab Emirates?
The most popular amenities for home rentals in the United Arab Emirates include accommodations that have: Internet, Pool, and TV.
How many vacation rentals are in the United Arab Emirates?
Discover 31,447 vacation rentals available to book in the United Arab Emirates.
Are pets allowed in vacation rentals in the United Arab Emirates?
Yes, there are 1,068 vacation homes in the United Arab Emirates that allow pets, with an average price of $369 per night.
What's the best time of year to travel to United Arab Emirates?
If booking a vacation rental in the United Arab Emirates, consider that rainy season is usually in March or February, with May often being the driest.
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