Destination guide

The culturally rich area of Sharjah awaits your stay

Take a holiday to Sharjah and enjoy the area's museums, culture and history. Renowned for its shopping, festivals and beaches, this city welcomes all visitors. Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Sharjah

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Sharjah has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dubai Festival City Mall (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Wild Wadi Water Park (19.6 mi / 31.5 km)
  • Al Jazeera Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Sharjah Ladies Club (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Sharjah Aquarium (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Golf And Shooting Club Sharjah (6 mi / 9.7 km)

Seasonal weather in Sharjah

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 41°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Sharjah

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Sharjah. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dubai Creek (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Jumeira Beach and Park (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Al Mamzar Beach Park (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Ajman Beach (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Creek Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Mushrif Park (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Sharjah

Fly into Dubai (DXB-Dubai Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.8 mi (12.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Sharjah (SHJ-Sharjah Intl.), which is 8.5 mi (13.7 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Sharjah?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 361 holiday lettings around Sharjah. From 301 flats & apartments to 17 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Sharjah?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Sharjah:

  • Dubai Marina: 463 holiday homes
  • The Palm Jumeirah: 233 holiday homes
  • Bur Dubai: 211 holiday homes
  • DIFC: 103 holiday homes
  • Downtown Dubai: 291 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Sharjah? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Sharjah. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Al Noor Mosque: 524 holiday lettings
  • Sharjah Mega Mall: 458 holiday lettings
  • Sharjah Gold Souq: 491 holiday lettings
  • Sahara Centre: 701 holiday lettings
  • Sharjah City Centre: 543 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Sharjah listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Sharjah?

Yes, of course. offers 301 Flats in Sharjah. Our other popular types of Sharjah holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 17 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 312 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Sharjah?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 229 holiday homes with pool available in Sharjah. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.