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Ajman is a laid-back, sun-drenched destination in the United Arab Emirates with white-sand beaches, rolling desert dunes, craggy mountain backdrops and thriving mangrove forests. It’s also a modern city where the tradition of welcoming strangers is ancient and ingrained. Guests are offered cardamom-infused coffee and fresh dates, and greetings are often delivered with a hand over the heart.

And while its soul evokes a sense of old Arabia, Ajman is a forward-thinking city-state brimming with exciting new leisure developments. So whether you’re looking to relax and unwind, or stir your sense of wanderlust and adventure, we know you'll be delighted by what you discover in our small and enchanting emirate. 

Ajman City

The city of Ajman is the coastal capital of the tiny emirate of the same name. As the emirate’s main hub, more than 90% of the population calls the city home.

Situated between the emirates of Umm Al Quwain and Sharjah, Ajman has a beautiful 16-kilometre …

Al Zorah Nature Reserve

Al Zorah Nature Reserve is a vibrant ecosystem made up of mangroves, turquoise lagoons and sandy beaches, which is home to nearly 60 species of bird including pink flamingo, egret and heron.

Al Zorah Nature Reserve is located to the north of the city and…

Al Zorah Golf Club

The Nicklaus Design course sits at the heart of the Al Zorah community, a new development to the north of the city that will eventually include four marinas, two beachfront hotels and residential villas.

Directly linked to Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road,…

Ajman Museum

Ajman Museum is the emirate’s foremost museum illustrating life as it once was. The 18th-century fort served as the ruler’s residence until 1970, before it was converted into a museum a decade later.

You’ll find the museum on the east side of the central…

Saleh Souq

Regarded as one of the best souqs in the region for traditional tailoring, the recently expanded and refurbished Saleh Souq is a charming mix of past and present.

The souq is part of a heritage path leading from the Corniche to Ajman Museum. You’ll find …

Gold Souq

Gold has been traded throughout Arabia since medieval times, and you can hone your haggling skills in the glittering Gold Souq located in the heart of the city. 

A stone’s throw from the Traditional Souq, the modern Gold Souq is found on Sheikh Humaid bi…

Equestrian Club

Home to more than 100 Arabian horses, Ajman Equestrian Club is a popular riding school with a range of classes near the city centre.

Take the kids on a horse ride or sign up for your own lesson, with expert instructors offering both group and private tui…

Al Tallah Camel Racecourse

Watching camels gallop around the track at Al Tallah Camel Racecourse – while their owners zoom alongside them in fleets of 4x4s, beeping their horns – is a truly memorable experience.

The racecourse is located in the Al Tallah area, about 10 kilometres …

Ajman Stud

Founded in 2002 by HH Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman, Ajman Arabian Horse Stud is home to some of the world’s finest Arabian steeds.

Built in the traditional Arabic style with lush landscaped gardens and surrounded by desert dun…

Dhow Yard

Historically, wooden dhows played a vital role in fishing, pearling and trading across the region. Ajman’s Dhow Yard remains one of the world's largest dhow-building centres.

You’ll find the Dhow Yard on the north side of Ajman Creek, near Al Boom Marine…

Al-Murabbaa Watchtower

The Arabian Peninsula is dotted with mud-brick forts and watchtowers, built to protect coastal towns, and the sandy-coloured Al-Murabaa Watchtower has served as the guardian of Ajman for over 80 years.

Commissioned by the late Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Al…

Fish Market

With a huge array of fresh fish and seafood for sale, Ajman’s bustling Fish Market is popular with visitors and locals alike. Haggling with the friendly fishmongers is expected, and you can get your fish filleted, spiced and grilled on the spot at one of …

Marina

Ajman Marina is one of the emirate’s newest developments. It features a 1.5-kilometre-long esplanade that is popular with joggers, cyclists and families out for an evening stroll.

To get to the marina, head to the end of the Corniche near the Kempinski H…

Corniche

Lined with cafés and restaurants, the Corniche is a four-kilometre-long esplanade overlooking the Arabian Gulf. Much of the emirate’s social activities and events are centred on this area 

Situated along the northwestern shore of the emirate, the Cornich…

Ajman City Centre Mall

Opened in 1998, Ajman City Centre Mall has casual dining options, leisure attractions and more than 60 stores, from local fashion shops to international chains such as Aldo, The Body Shop and H&M.

The mall is easy to find and is located on Al Ittihad…

Dana Mall

Spread over three floors, Dana Mall is Ajman’s largest mall with more than 200 high-end, as well as more wallet-friendly, retail outlets. There’s also a supermarket and food court if you’re feeling hungry. 

The modern shopping centre is located on Sheikh…

Masfout

Known for its fertile agricultural land and high-quality marble, Masfout is in the south of the UAE near Hatta, a 90-minute drive from Ajman city. Its elevated altitude brings cooler temperatures and the rugged backdrop attracts outdoor enthusiasts and na…

Bin Sultan Mosque

Bin Sultan Mosque is a 19th-century mosque made from clay and plaster, with a canopy of date palm leaves woven together to form the roof. Like many traditional Emirati structures, it was built using locally available materials.

The old mosque is in Masfo…

Masfout Gate

Commissioned by the late Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi in 1961, Masfout Gate has two stone pillars connected by a sign featuring Arabic script. The sign greets visitors as they enter the city and bids them farewell as they leave.

Masfout is an easy …

Masfout Castle

Built with stones, mud and local timber, Masfout Castle consists of two rooms and a gate. The tower-shaped castle was restored in the late 1940s at the behest of the late Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi.

The castle is located on the northern edge of M…

Al Manama

Located in the plains at the foothills of the Hajar Mountains to the east of Ajman, Manama is about an hour's drive from city centre. It has a quiet, residential feel, making it a popular getaway for city dwellers. 

From Ajman city, take Sheikh Maktoum b…

Hassa Buweid Castle

Built in 1976, Hassa Buweid Castle is a tower-shaped fort in the eastern enclave of Manama. Reached by a stone stairway, Hassa Buweid means ‘white stones’ after the hill that forms its base.

You’ll find it in the village of Naseem, further down the road …

Manama Museum

Al Manama Museum is a 20th-century fort in the enclave of Manama, 70km east of Ajman city, that’s been converted into a small museum. There are seven large rooms displaying a collection of weaponry, Bedouin jewellery and handicrafts.

The drive from Ajman…

UAE

Abu Dhabi

The capital of the UAE lies around 200 kilometres southwest of Ajman. Highlights include the stunning Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Yas Marina Circuit and Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, while cultural projects in the works include Zayed National Museum,…

Ajman City

The city of Ajman is the coastal capital of the tiny emirate of the same name. As the emirate’s main hub, more than 90% of the population calls the city home.

Situated between the emirates of Umm Al Quwain and Sharjah, Ajman has a beautiful 16-kilometre …

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Masfout

Known for its fertile agricultural land and high-quality marble, Masfout is in the south of the UAE near Hatta, a 90-minute drive from Ajman city. Its elevated altitude brings cooler temperatures and the rugged backdrop attracts outdoor enthusiasts and na…

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Al Manama

Located in the plains at the foothills of the Hajar Mountains to the east of Ajman, Manama is about an hour's drive from city centre. It has a quiet, residential feel, making it a popular getaway for city dwellers. 

From Ajman city, take Sheikh Maktoum b…

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