P&O Cruises, Regent Seven Seas, Royal Caribbean International and Princess Cruises are few of the popular cruises having wide range of accommodation choices and onboard luxury options. Tourists on the Oriana, P&O Cruises can revere the beautiful Arabian Gulf, traditional buildings and stunning architecture of the new skyscrapers. The Princess Cruises provides shore excursions and a trip to the Nad Al Sheba Club. A few of the cruise ships also have onboard swimming pool along with a few excursions such as boating towards the Dubai Creek via the Grand Mosque. Visitors on the Costa Cruise can bathe inside the natural pools at the Hatta. The other excursions of the Costa Cruises include a tour of the main centre of Dubai, the Dubai Heritage tour and a boating ride to the artificial Palm Islands. Furthermore, the adventure lovers can hop into the 4X4 Dune Drive Safari. Costa cruise features stylish rooms adorned with warm colours and cosy bedrooms that ensure a comfortable living. On entering, the Costa Classica you will be welcomed by a grand statue created by Arnaldo Pomodoro. There is a Piazza Navona dedicated for socializing and meeting and the Puccini Ballroom is a fantastic dancing room. Evenings can be spent inside the Colosseo Theatre that ensures complete entertainment.
You can just chill on Dubai Dhow Cruise, during your stay here. The dhow is generally made of wood and is used mostly for fishing. An evening on the cruise with the cool wind and the silence spread across the creek is sure to calm you down. The boat operators take you to beautiful spots where a stunning contrast between Deira and Bur Dubai is distinctly seen across the water strip of the Dubai Creek, one side boosts the modern side of Dubai while the other side preserves the calmness of the Arab land. Also, the belly dancing performance onboard is sure to entertain you. If you wish to hire a cruise from Dubai to explore Muscat, Bahrain or Abu Dhabi then Costa Luminosa, Costa Deliziosa, Royal Caribbean's Brilliance of the Seas and Panorama are a few of the options. Generally, with 2 nights stay over, the cruises start and end at Dubai. The route followed is first Muscat, then Abu Dhabi and Bahrain and back to Dubai.
The Jewels of the Emirates Cruise and Dubai and the Emirates Cruise offer 7 nights’ cruises taking you to a trip to Muscat, Fujairah, Abu Dhabi and Bahrain along with a night in Dubai at the start and end of your journey. Royal Caribbean's Brilliance of the Seas also boasts a 7 night trip around Muscat, Oman, Fujairah, Abu Dhabi and Bahrain. The Costa Classica also offers a 7-night trip. The tour includes a halt at Muscat, Oman, Bahrain, Fujairah and Abu Dhabi along with 2 night’s stay in Dubai. A 10 night trip around Dubai can be enjoyed in the Silver Whisper by SilverSea Cruises. You can enjoy a trip to Abu Dhabi, Fujairah, Muscat, Oman, Qatar and Bahrain.
Almost all the cruises start from the Dubai Cruise Terminal at the Port Rashid. The best time to enjoy the Dubai Cruises is in winter, though autumn and spring are also enjoyable.