Umm Al Quwain

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Introduction

Umm Al Quwain - Emir's Palace Extending 23 kilometers along the coast of the Arabian Gulf, this small peninsular emirate lies between the emirates of Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah. The city of Umm Al Quwain has also witnessed a boom in development activities with modern buildings, roads, parks, and other amenities being the feature. The traditional occupation of this emirate has been fishing and date cultivation. The Ruler of Umm Al Quwain is H.H. Sheikh Rashid bin Ahmed Al Mu'alla. He succeeded his father in 1981.
Al Dur Island

Located along the coast near Umm Al Quwain is the famous archaeological site with the remains of a once important town of the region dating a little over 2000 years ago. Several interesting objects including impressive tombs, stone houses, large storage jars, and glassware from Egypt and Syria have been unearthed with successive excavations.

Umm Al Quwain's attraction lies in its long clean beaches, an enclosed lagoon and public horse riding stables. Located 50 kilometres south of Umm Al Qaiwain is Falaj Al Mulla, the agricultural part of the Emirate. Seneyah Island, one kilometre away from the town of Umm Al Quwain, is a natural reserve for a large species of birds, deer and Al Qaram trees.

Al Siniyyah Island

Al Siniyyah Island

Al Siniyyah Island - Across the creek from Umm Al Quwain city lies this island, a haven for birds. The bird sanctuary is also noted for its mangrove swamps, representing an extremely delicate and a fast-dwindling ecosystem.

Dreamland Aqua Park

Sprawling over 250,000 sq mts along the coast is Dreamland, a huge entertainment complex, offering a variety of water games and rides, a souk to take care of your shopping needs, and restaurants and fast-food outlets to satiate your growing appetite, an ideal family destination. Now tourism in Umm Al Quwain will receive a further boost with "Dreamland" - the world's largest aquapark.

Hotel in Umm Al Quwain

Umm Al Quwain Beach, United Arab Emirates, Umm Al Quwain, PO Box 158.
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