Ajman: The emirate of Ajman continues to attract visitors with its unique touristic offerings including heritage sites, dazzling beaches, shopping centres, and entertainment destinations.
Amongst other touristic attractions in the emirate, Ajman is known for its coastal Mangrove forest at Al Zorah Nature Reserve which also offers a variety of activities for sports and entertainment seekers.
Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD) invites local and international visitors to enjoy a thrilling experience this winter at Al Zorah Nature Reserve such as mangrove Kayaking and boat rides. Al Zorah also hosts a large variety of rare or migratory bird species that are found in the various parts of the lagoon and mangroves, with over 58 different species of birds inhabiting this ecosystem.
Al Zorah Nature Reserve also includes the Bianky Beach camp, which is considered one of the newest tourist destinations in Ajman and provides multiple options for accommodation on the picturesque beaches of Ajman. The camp is located at an exceptional spot facing an unobstructed stretch of the beach providing a memorable experience for camping and water sports lovers. Mangroves are nearby, and often do flocks of birds fly by, including wild ducks and flamingoes, among others. Right next to Al Zorah Nature Reserve, golf enthusiasts can tee off some balls at the 18-hole championship course.
Sheikh Ammar Street is among the newest tourist destinations in Ajman that provide multiple dining options and unique shopping experiences for all visitors. The street is distinguished by its unique location starting from the intersection of Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid and Sheikh Ammar Bin Humaid streets and extending to Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed road. Ajman beaches are amongst the best in the UAE with their clear waters, amazing views, and thrilling activities. Beside sunbathing and swimming, Ajman beaches offer a variety of water sports such as windsurfing, jet skiing and kayaking.
Shopaholics can also enjoy a blend of the old and the contemporary with the abundance of options offered by the emirates. Modern centres include Ajman City Centre, and Dana Mall, while traditional ones include Souq Saleh and Ajman Gold Souk.
Ajman Gold Souq has all what glitters and shines! Offering a wide range of beautifully designed jewelleries, in a variety of styles appealing for locals, easterners, and westerners alike. If visitors couldn’t find what they want, which rarely happens, they could always ask the Souq’s skilled goldsmiths for made-to-order jewelleries.
Few steps away lays Souq Saleh. Known for its heritage architecture, it is a museum-like textile market. Beside the picture-worthy buildings, the market offers a variety of traditional textiles in addition to gifts and souvenirs, making it the spot for filling that gifts checklist for friends back home or your own collection of Ajman’s special memories.
Ajman hotels offer several exclusive offers on room stays, dining experiences, and health clubs. For example, Ajman Saray offers special rates for families and healthcare workers.
Also, the Fairmont Ajman has special rooms and dining rates, the Oberoi Beach Resort, Al Zorah offers discounts on the best available rates, and Ajman Hotel is offering special rates for the UAE residents, while Al Zorah Caravan Resort offers special rates on weekdays and special ladies offers.
HE Saleh Mohamed Al Geziry, Director General of ATDD said: “Tourism is a vital sector in Ajman and it contributes heavily to the economy of the emirate. We at ATDD are always keen on promoting touristic destinations and offerings of the emirate. We look forward to welcoming visitors as they enjoy the lovely winter weather and benefit of the special rates and offers of these destinations. During the winter, Ajman hosts several activities and events that promote the emirate as an ideal destination for tourism and recreational activities.”