Fujairah (arabic: al-fugayrah) is one of the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). All the other Emirates, like Dubai and Abu Dhabi are located on the west coast, and are largely covered by desert. Fujairah has a higher than average yearly rainfall. Fujairah is almost 2 hours drive by car from Dubai and the trip is on hard roads throughout. It is also quite easy to reach Fujairah from nearby Oman, as the border is very close.
There will many changes in the future, like the building of a large real estate project: Al Fujairah Paradise. There will be hundreds of luxurious 1,000 villas as well as hotels.
The Fujairah International Airport is nearby Fujairah. If you would like to travel from Fujairah to Oman, you will need separate visas for Oman and UAE, whether you go by car or another way of travelling. Many tourists go to the nearby Khor Fakkan, a town in the emirate of Sharjah), as the beach of Khor Fakkan is regarded as one of the best in the region. Many Fujairah residents and also tourists travel to Dubai to shop or for camping and hiking trips. In and around Fujairah, watersports are very popular, like jet skiing, windsurfing and water skiing.