Ajman

Travel Guide
Ajman showing heritage architecture

Visit this emirate on the northwest coast of the U.A.E. to enjoy its easygoing charm, picturesque sunsets, sweeping beach, shopping and architecture.

Miles of pristine beaches, dolphin-spotting, historic architecture and traditional markets attract visitors to laid-back Ajman. Located on the northwest coast of the United Arab Emirates, Ajman is the country’s smallest emirate.

For many people, a highlight of Ajman is spending time on the picturesque beach, a 10-mile (16-kilometer) stretch of white sand lined with palm trees. Swim in the warm Persian Gulf water while staying alert for dolphins, which frequently approach the shore. Along the coast you’ll find private beach clubs, mostly owned by hotels. For a fee you can use the facilities, such as lounge chairs, sun umbrellas, swimming pools and water sports equipment.

Stroll along the Corniche, the waterfront boulevard, which is a great place for picnics and barbecues and to enjoy spectacular sunsets. Watch local fishermen bringing in the day’s catch at the Ajman Fish Market. Buy some fish and then take it to a nearby food stand to have it cooked on the spot. Visit the Dhow Yard to see the craftsmanship of dhow boatbuilding. It is reputedly the world’s biggest boatbuilding yard.

Learn about local history at the Ajman Museum, located in the heart of Ajman town. Set in an 18th-century fort, the museum features interesting displays of ancient weapons and tools, photographs and archaeological findings. Ajman town is a great place to shop, offering both traditional markets and modern shopping malls. Bargain with local vendors at the Ajman Gold Souk or browse the shops of Ajman City Centre, which also features an entertainment complex.

Investigate the grand architecture of the Sheikh Zayed Mosque in the Al Jurf district, and then relax in the nearby Al Jurf Family Park. Visit the exclave of Masfout to see castles and a 19th-century mosque.

A convenient way to get to Ajman is to fly to Dubai and then make the 30-minute drive by bus, taxi or rental car. With Ajman experiencing almost constant sunshine and blue skies, you can enjoy its attractions year-round.

Where to stay in Ajman

Bahi Ajman Palace Hotel
Bahi Ajman Palace Hotel
5 out of 5
Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi St., Ajman, 7176
The price is Rs7,917 per night from 23 May to 24 May
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Ajman. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 4 restaurants. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (225 reviews)
"Good place to have business meetings and good for family stay"

Reviewed on 10 Apr 2022

Bahi Ajman Palace Hotel
The Oberoi Beach Resort, Al Zorah
The Oberoi Beach Resort, Al Zorah
5 out of 5
Al Zorah Al Ittihad Road, Ajman
The price is Rs25,335 per night from 1 Jun to 2 Jun
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Ajman. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (79 reviews)
"Outstanding"

Reviewed on 5 Sep 2021

The Oberoi Beach Resort, Al Zorah
Ajman Saray, a Luxury Collection Resort, Ajman
Ajman Saray, a Luxury Collection Resort, Ajman
5 out of 5
Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi St., Ajman, 8833
The price is Rs9,637 per night from 9 Jun to 10 Jun
Stay at this 5-star luxury resort in Ajman. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 2 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the pool and the WiFi in their reviews. Popular ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (233 reviews)
"My parents had the time of their lives at Ajman Saray thanks to the outstanding customer service and exquisite scenery. Staff truly went above and beyond to cater to their needs. Thank you so much!"

Reviewed on 7 Apr 2022

Ajman Saray, a Luxury Collection Resort, Ajman
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Al Smou Hotel Apartments
Al Smou Hotel Apartments
3.5 out of 5
Abu Bakr Al Sadeq Street, Al Nakhil, Near Lulu center, Ajman, 40206
The price is Rs1,949 per night from 22 Jun to 23 Jun
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly apartment in Ajman. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a free beach shuttle. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the ...
3.3/5 (36 reviews)
"The people who worked there were very nice and competent but the property was dirty. There was bugs in the room, the property was moldy, walls are thin, you can hear everything from the hallway and other rooms."

Reviewed on 8 Jan 2022

Al Smou Hotel Apartments
Ewan Ajman Suites Hotel
Ewan Ajman Suites Hotel
4 out of 5
Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Street, Ajman, 22252
The price is Rs4,786 per night from 25 May to 26 May
Stay at this 4-star spa aparthotel in Ajman. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a full-service spa. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy beds in ...
3.5/5 Good! (67 reviews)
"It looks nicer in the pictures than in person and I'm not sure how it's a 4star but it was pretty good overall and for one night what we needed."

Reviewed on 4 Feb 2022

Ewan Ajman Suites Hotel
Bianky Beach Camp
Bianky Beach Camp
2 out of 5
Al Zorah, Plot B-01-001, Block 2, Ajman
Stay at this beach campsite in Ajman. Enjoy free parking, a private beach and breakfast. Popular attractions Ajman Museum and Al Zorah Golf Club are located ...
Bianky Beach Camp
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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