10 Hidden Gems in the UAE that you must visit

Dubai is a place of many great attractions to take part in and landscapes to visit, it is a very beautiful and interesting part of the world without any doubt. Tourist attractions in UAE are not in short supply, that is for sure. However, whilst a lot of places will receive particular mention to visit when learning about the country, you will find that some hidden gems are not quite so well known by the mainstream and this is what we will be focusing on today.

  1. The Coffee Museum

Do you like coffee? Then here is the ideal place for you! Here you can find a selection of antiques, equipment for making your coffee, books all about the popular drink and so much more including, of course, a space to eat and drink coffee.

  1. XVA Art Hotel

If you are looking for a hotel, this one stands out. It only has 14 rooms, so size is not its strong point, but what is the way it is so well designed. You see it contains a gallery perfect for art fans and a design shop too. Not only that there is a highly reviewed cafe which serves Middle Eastern Vegetarian cuisine. Oh, and the rooftop view allows you to appreciate the beautiful Dubai skyline in its full glory.

  1. Al Qudra Lakes

Now, here you can discover some well-made, man-made lakes where over 120 species of swans, ducks and geese can be seen. Not to forget plenty of beautiful birds, who you are most likely to spot as the sun goes down. Many people like to set up a tent here to take in and relax under the wonderful views.

  1. The Farm, Al Barari

A wonderful place to visit, where there are lakes, streams, themed gardens, interesting houses and loads of plants to enjoy. This area is hidden within the desert, so it is perfect if you are on a Desert Safari deals!

  1. The Majlis Cafe

Now, if food is on your mind, this cafe comes highly recommended by many. For starters, you can try camel milk here, or ice cream made from camel milk! Or how about camel milkshakes, creams or sample some camel milk coffee? A unique experience that is one of the more hidden cafes in Dubai, but well worth seeking out.

  1. Al Mamzar Beach Park

So, the UAE is well known for lots of beautiful beaches, right? With the sheer number of beaches, the area has to offer there are bound to be some that are less well known but should not be any less appreciated and this is one of them. Al Mamzar is a white sanded beach that also contains a pool if you fancy a splash. If you get hungry there are plenty of places to purchase food and drink too. There is even a skating field.

  1. Al Serkal Avenue

If you are into your art, give the Al Serkal Avenue a visit. It is not just worth going to view the art though as there are also some shopping areas serving food and coffee, with plenty of places to relax and enjoy the hustle and bustle of the street. Not only all of that, but they’re also are places here to join an art class, workshop or exhibition.

  1. Ghost Villiage in RAK

Located in Al Jazirat Al Hamra, this is a fishing village which provides visitors with a look at what life was like in the UAE over half a century ago. The reason why it is known as ‘ghost village’ is perhaps a little bit clearer if you explore after sunset and take a walk down the narrow-pathed streets and derelict ruins!

  1. Eastern Mangroves in Abu Dhabi

Something we have not looked at is any forest areas. This large forest is a popular area for a sporting activity such as kayaking. It is also a great place to see the local wildlife in pleasing surroundings. Plus, when seeking out a place to view that famous UAE skyline, the Eastern Mangroves may not be the first area tourists think of, as it is a little bit of a hidden gem, so let us recommend the area so you do not miss out in tourist attractions in UAE.

10.   Fossil Dunes in Abu Dhabi

There is so much to see and do when in Abu Dhabi, but you may be unaware of this fossil dune area. Here you can view some very interestingly shaped monuments that are purely a result of mother nature. If you are looking for some more naturalistic views, this is an area to head to.



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