What to expect on P&O Arabian Gulf cruises
From futuristic cities to traditional coastal fishing towns, there is so much choice when it comes to choosing your perfect Arabian Gulf cruise itinerary. Take your pick from a range of voyages calling at ports in the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman and more, where ancient traditions, fabulous beaches and architectural gems wait around every corner.
Things to see on an Arabian Gulf cruise
No matter where in this region P&O Cruises takes you, you can be sure of a fascinating voyage filled with just as many paradise ports as cultural highlights. Feel the ever-present sun on your skin and gaze out at incredible skylines right from the comfort of your stateroom. Stroll around iconic museums, dine on unique cuisine and go shopping in sprawling cities that have to be seen to be believed. To explore even more in-depth, why not book an unforgettable Finest Collection cruise package combining a cruise in Arabia with hotel stays and tours?
Top Arabian Gulf cruise destinations
- Dubai - a city famed for the Burj Khalifa skyscraper, the Burj Al Arab and the Al Fahidi Historic District
- Sir Bani Yas - this stunning desert island is dominated by the Arabian Wildlife Park
- Abu Dhabi - explore an exciting city that holds 28 world records
- Muscat - Oman's port capital is home to the stunning Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
When to cruise in the Arabian Gulf
The best time to cruise in Arabia is between the winter months of November and February, with March still providing plenty of sunshine without getting too hot. The summer months in the Arabian Gulf can reach blistering temperatures that even the locals avoid; escaping to the cooler mountain regions to relax.