Golf Holidays In The UAE

For the ultimate in luxury golf holidays, the regions of Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates must rank at the top! Here you can experience some of the best kept golf courses in the world including the Abu Dhabi Golf Club with it’s incredible Falcon shaped club house and Emirates Golf Club, home to the European Tour’s Dubai Desert Classic. If you are looking to escape to the sun in the winter months and tick off some bucket list courses, this is the destination for you.

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FAQs About Golf In The UAE

Which airports can I fly to?

There are two airports in the UAE that are popular for golf holidays – Abu Dhabi International Airport, which is to the East of the city, and Dubai International Airport, which is in the North East district.

Which UK airports serve this destination?

Direct flights to Abu Dhabi and Dubai can be found from London and Manchester. Direct flights to Dubai can be found in Manchester and London too. Many smaller airports around the UK provide in-direct access with a change in either Amsterdam, Brussels International, Dublin or Paris Charles de Gaulle.

How long is the flight time?

London to Abu Dhabi is approximately 8 hours. London to Dubai is approximately 7 hours.

When is the best time for a golf holiday to this destination?

High season is considered to be between November and March.

What are the local attractions?

Given the rapid rise in commercial and residential growth in the United Arab Emirates in recent years, many of the top attractions are either architectural wonders such as the world’s tallest bulding, the Burj Khalifa, or the modern Sheikh Zayed Mosque – two contrasting styles in development but both equally impressive. Other attractions include the race track on Yas Island which is home to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, as well as a huge number of shopping malls littered throughout Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

Where can we go for nightlife?

Most of the licensed bars in the Abu Dhabi are in the hotels however there are some exceptions with a number of restaurants, bars and nightclubs serving alcohol. For instance Yas Island in Abu Dhabi is home to a number of nightclubs. Dubai is slightly more relaxed with more bars, restaurants and nightclubs serving alcohol. If in Dubai then Nasimi Beach is worth checking out – the hottest beach club in the area.

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