With its majestic mountain backdrop, the agricultural enclave of Manama is known for its pleasant scenery, wild honey and historic fortresses.

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 bin Rashid Street and continue on Emirates Road (E611), then follow the E88 to Manama.

Nature lovers will enjoy exploring the scenic surrounds, dotted with Acacia, ghaf and flowering sidr and simr trees that attract Asiatic honeybees, while history buffs can visit three historic fortresses.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Hajar Mountain backdrop
  • 1hr from Ajman city
  • Historic fortresses
  • Interesting museum
  • Outdoor activities

Getting to Al Manama

Al Manama is an easy 60-minute drive from Ajman city. From Ajman city, take Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid Street and continue on Emirates Road (E611), then follow the E88 to Manama.

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