The Middle East boasts a plethora of world class restaurants and hotels, whilst still retaining many of its fascinating Islamic traditions. Cities such as Muscat, Jerusalem, Cairo & Beirut have extraordinary histories and this is reflected in their architecture. More recently, Dubai and Abu Dhabi have become very popular destinations with their emphasis on excess, luxury and guaranteed sunshine nearly all year around. Both cities are now truly global in their outlook, and an East meets West wedding celebration could be the perfect combination for you and your partner.
As the second most popular city in the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi is an exciting and up and coming destination for not only holidays but also weddings. Boasting luxury venues, impressive city skylines and glistening beaches this is a location that will not disappoint.
Dubai has boomed as a wedding destination in recent years due to its luxury and unparalleled romance. The Arabian metropolis is a fascinating cultural hub of bazaars, mosques and coffee shops, mixed in with a truly impressive skyline and record-breaking architecture littered along the seafront. From Jumeirah Beach and Dubai Marina, to the Burj Khalifa and Dubai Mall, the Arabian Gulf is certainly breathtaking, a strong persuasion for getting married in Dubai. A Dubai wedding will be a wedding to remember forever.
Often overlooked as a wedding destination, Oman has lot of dazzling treasures up its sleeve. This Arabian gulf boasts the subtropical ancient cities of Muscat and Nizwa, as well as the spectacular views of the Musandam Fjords. To experience a true Omani wedding adventure, you can camp under the stars after travelling across the famed red and dark-honey coloured rolling sand dunes of the Wahiba Sands. Oman has pristine stretches of beaches for you to tie the knot along the Arabian peninsula, with an exciting turtle reserve at Ras Al Jinz.