A beautifully diverse region, the Middle East is where dazzling cities, ancient ruins and vast deserts collide. The designer shopping, bustling markets and mix of both historic and futuristic architecture make for a magical - and enchanting - holiday escape.
Where to stay in the Middle East
Set upon miles of glorious golden sand, Dubai’s spectacular resorts allow you to luxuriate in five-star glamour, while still reaching the bright lights of the city. The nearby desert is a treasure trove of falconry, sand boarding, dune bashing and magical adventures.
Home to lost cities, Arabian palaces and a historic fort, Oman is an intriguing mix of old and new. Resplendent mosques and traditional trading towns jostle alongside large complexes and shopping malls. On the idyllic coastline, find some of the most spectacular hotels ever seen.
As the capital of the UAE, a holiday in Abu Dhabi combines a 21st Century cityscape with traditional values and hospitality style. Magnificent skyscrapers and water parks rub shoulders with pristine gardens and palatial hotels and mosques. The cultural desert excursions are spectacular.
Where you can find palm-sprinkled beaches and competitive hotels offering non-millionaires a holiday less ordinary.
Hotels in Middle East
The Middle East combines a luxury beach holiday with dazzling cities and culture. Here are some of its best attractions.