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The Middle East's exotic aura attracts history buffs and adventure seekers looking to expand their cultural horizons. Egypt's pyramids and Jordan's lost city of Petra are must-see landmarks, while souks (markets), breathtaking mosques and desert safaris also make for great exploring. Arabian Gulf cruises to the United Arab Emirates and Oman provide a look at the modern-day Middle East, with the world's biggest buildings and malls.
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82% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Dubai -> Khasab -> Muscat -> Muscat -> Cruising -> Abu Dhabi -> Dubai -> Dubai
86% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Dubai -> Dubai -> Khasab -> Muscat -> Muscat -> Cruising -> Manama -> Doha -> Abu Dhabi -> Abu Dhabi -> Dubai -> Dubai
80% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Dubai -> Muscat -> Cruising -> Salalah -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Suez Canal -> Jerusalem (Ashdod) -> Haifa -> Cruising -> Santorini -> Athens (Piraeus) -> Istanbul -> Istanbul
79% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Athens (Piraeus) -> Crete (Heraklion) -> Cruising -> Haifa -> Jerusalem (Ashdod) -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Aqaba -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Salalah -> Cruising -> Muscat -> Cruising -> Doha -> Dubai
79% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Abu Dhabi -> Abu Dhabi -> Muscat -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cochin -> New Mangalore -> Goa -> Mumbai (Bombay) -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Dubai -> Dubai -> Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi
The capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi is the largest and ...
Aqaba
Once a sleepy village with an industrial port, Aqaba is quickly ...
Dubai
On busy Sheik Zayed Road, the highway running through the sprawling ...
Muscat
The problem with a lot of the ports featured on a typical Arabian ...
Salalah
As the hordes who now sail from Dubai will attest, cruising the ...
04/15
Had booked the cruise 10 months in advance as we really wanted to go and flights from Scotland are limited. Cannot complain about the staff, the food or the cabin we were in for the week. Only ever in a cabin to sleep and shower so went for an ... Read more
Upon boarding the Quest for our first Azamara cruise we met so many people who were on their 4th,5th or 6th (and in some cases more) cruise which is always a good sign. We had a mini suite on the 8th deck (8053) and everything was very good. The ... Read more
10/14
A point by point list of my impressions on my first cruise wth Regent. First off, Regent's Scan Design style of decor is not to my liking, which is a shame as it set the tone for my first impressions of the ship. However as I was lucky enough ... Read more
02/15
Overall very good experience, tasty food, a-la-carte portions were small, but very tasty. We purchased all inclusive drinks package, which was good value for money. Very good entertainment, piano bar- fab! I personally have been sawn into pieces on ... Read more
02/15
Overall very good experience, tasty food, a-la-carte portions were small, but very tasty. We purchased all inclusive drinks package, which was good value for money. Very good entertainment, piano bar- fab! I personally have been sawn into pieces on ... Read more
Worse ever cruise ship! Holidayqueen 2
03/15
Where do I start? After reading many terrible reviews of the Costa Serena after I had booked this cruise I should've learnt my lesson & cancelled it! Several times I tried to contact Costa by email prior to departing with some requests but ... Read more
03/15
Arrived at the port at 3pm after a late check out from our hotel. Embarkation was a breeze. Purchased drinks package prior to sailing and was able to use it immediately. Ok, our cabin wasn't ready till 8pm, but we knew that prior to sailing so we ... Read more
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