Safir Dana Beach Resort Ajman
Travel Blogs from Ajman
... and noses. We asked at the front desk we should have scarves or something to cover our mouths and noses, but the guy said no, it's fine, should blow over in an hour. Perfect! We decided to walk down to the gold souks to check them out (I wanted a plain gold band) and then hop on the tour bus from there, rather than the stop that's closer to our hotel. We walked, and we walked, and we walked and still weren't there. Yesterday When we asked about walking to the ...
After a hectic 2 days travelling the length and breadth of Dubai on the "big Buses" it was time to visit some of the other big Dubai attractions. We headed straight to Dubai Mall from our hotel taking the Metro via Union Station. We were amazed at the size of the Mall and it's numerous attractions such as an ice rink, waterfall and aquarium. But the real reason we were here is to visit the worlds tallest building the Burj Khalifa. The elevator ride to the 124th story ...
... And they are enlarging it! However it also has another aquarium and aquatic zoo, which gets a good write up on a Trip Advisor. Detecting a theme here? Anyway it was also very good, with the World's largest aquarium which has a massive viewing window and also a tunnel running through it so you can get impressively close to all the fish which includes a lot of sharks and rays. There was a good collection of other things aquatic up on a higher level ...
... even more building. This is an amazingly cosmopolitan city, but for me its all too modern, busy, noisy and a work in progress. Having the tallest or most numerous skyscrapers, the biggest apartment complex, a tower block that twists 90 degrees as it rises, the biggest shopping mall, or even the unique suspended botanical garden inside a hotel (Raffles, Dubai branch), seems all too boastful and may make an architect go weak at the knees, but sorry it's not for ...
My 11 hour flight landed into Dubai at 5.30 am (Dubai time). It was a perfect time to fly in the westerly direction as we travelled with the darkness and it was easy to sleep.
The Emirates flight was a code share flight with Qantas, so I had the use of the lovely Emirates Business Lounge in Dubai. The stop over in Dubai was two and a half hours. It was lovely to be able to go and have a nice hot shower and some breakfast before the next leg ...
Other places to stay in Ajman
Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi Street, Ajman | 5 star hotelfrom $134
- Absolutely fabulous
- Great view
Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Road, Ajman | 4 star hotelfrom $57
Corniche Road, Ajman | 4 star hotelfrom $53
Corniche Road beginning PO Box 874, Ajman | 3 star hotelfrom $66
Al Sawan Road, Next To Nissan Showroom, Ajman | Hotelfrom $136
Corniche Road, Ajman | Hotelfrom $59
Behind Royal Palace Furniture Showroom, Ajman | Hotelfrom $67
Cornish Rd, Ajman | Hotelfrom $52
Al Hamidiyah street, PO Box: 22252, Ajman | Hotelfrom $87