Journey to Arabia Camel riding in the Wadi Rum desert

Exotic Escapes: Unveiling the Magic of Arabian Holidays

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Desert adventures, Riad stays, Medina meanderings and ancient ruins – that’s Arabia.

If you’re looking to get away from it all, uncover new cultures, taste different food, sleep under blankets of stars and adventure through golden dunes – all this, and so much more, awaits you in North Africa and the Middle East.

Below we share just a handful of the highlights you could experience across this exotic region. Which takes your fancy?



Oman holidays

Oman: White sand beaches, ancient cities and sweeping deserts

Oman, is a whole world in one country. Packed full of breathtaking landscapes, rich culture, natural wonders and warm hospitality – it’s a true gem just waiting to be explored.


Highlights include:

✔ Adventure into the beautiful Hajar Mountains and take in the magnificent Jebel Shams.
✔ Unwind on the pristine beaches of Salalah.
✔ Explore the ancient city of Nizwa and the surrounding crumbling mountain towns.
✔ Stroll around the iconic Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in Muscat.
✔ Take a dolphin cruise on the majestic Musandam Peninsula.
✔ Get lost amidst a sea of gold, camels and desert camps at Wahiba Sands.

Read our full guide on ‘When to go to Oman’ here





Jordan holidays with Holiday Architects


Jordan: World wonders and Lawrence of Arabia landscapes

In Jordan, you’ll be treated to countless ancient wonders and modern-day marvels, it’ll be tough to leave without it capturing your heart.


Highlights include:

✔ Be inspired by the majesty of Petra, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.
✔ Bob around in the tranquil waters of the Dead Sea.
✔ Amble down the streets of Amman, where ancient history and modern culture blend seamlessly.
✔ Step back in time with a visit to the ancient Roman city of Jerash.
✔ Be sure to sample as much of the mouth-watering cuisine that Jordan is renowned for, from traditional mansaf to street food delights.
✔ Spend a night under the stars at a Bedouin camp in the Wadi Rum Desert.


Petra Jordan Holiday highlights



Morocco Holiday Architects


Morocco: The land where ancient history meets modern-day charm

Vibrant colours, exotic flavours and a rich culture all await you in Morocco.


Highlights include:

✔ Leave the map behind and get yourself lost in the bustling souks of Marrakech.
✔ Warm up your toes on the sandy beaches of Essaouira.
✔  Explore the medieval streets of Fes, where traditional artisans are still practicing their ancient crafts.
✔ Immerse yourself in Berber culture when you meet the locals in the Atlas Mountains.
✔ Ride a camel through the bucket-list-worthy Sahara Desert.
✔ Spend a few nights at a luxurious riad in the heart of the Marrakech Medina.


Morocco holiday Architects




Lebanon Holidays


Lebanon: Rich history, breathtaking landscapes and incredible food

Lebanon might not be the first place you think of when planning a holiday, but we think that needs to change. With ancient history, stunning natural beauty at every turn, vibrant culture and some of the most delicious food anywhere on earth, it’s seriously special.


Highlights include:

✔ Visit the ancient city of Byblos, one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world.
✔ Take a stroll along the vibrant corniche in Beirut and enjoy the lively atmosphere and stunning sea views.
✔ And don’t forget to indulge in the delicious Lebanese cuisine, with its mix of  Mediterranean and Middle Eastern flavors.
✔  Go hiking in the breathtaking Qadisha Valley.


Lebanon holidays


Any Arabian holiday will be a memorable escape and experience that will leave you with a renewed sense of wonder, a deeper appreciation for diverse cultures, and memories to treasure for a lifetime.

Travel is what we do and we’re never happier than when we’re designing completely bespoke, tailor-made adventures for you. Here at HA, we understand how important your holidays are to you and will take genuine care in ensuring its the very best it can be. So, give us a call on 01242 253 073 to chat about getting a (much-needed!) holiday in the diary. When you’re ready to travel, we’re here to help.


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