Football Tours to Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Our football tours to Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the UAE is an incredible destination for your team to practise, play and perfect their football skills.

With low air fares tempting tourists to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) it’s little wonder that Dubai and Abu Dhabi have invested millions of Dirhams into its sporting infrastructure. The results are outstanding with dozens of high class playing fields, arenas and stadia hosting matches for teams of all ages.

The summer temperatures exclude July and August as viable touring months for football tours to Dubai and Abu Dhabi yet that doesn’t prevent you stopping off for a few days as part of a longer haul trip to Asia or Oceania. Football tours to Dubai and Abu Dhabi incorporate both Emirates and visits to the Arsenal Soccer Academy and Dubai Sports City where students can tour the impressive facilities. Matches are played against local schools usually early in the morning on weekends or mid ­evenings during the week when temperatures are a little cooler.

An unmatched array of first class hotels, cultural sightseeing and exciting excursions per square mile than any other destination in our portfolio makes Dubai and Abu Dhabi an attractive option for your next school sports tour.

Where to stay in the UAE?

Centro Yas Island

Centro Yas Island is conveniently located a few minutes away from the F1 Racetrack, Yas Waterworld, Yas Beach and Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. Additionally, the airport is a 20 minute hop whilst Dubai sits an hour east in the next emirate. The relaxed atmosphere and enthusiastic staff make this a hotel of choice for our groups that wish to spend their tour in the UAE or as part of a stopover point en route to Asia or Australasia.

Facilites include: free WiFi, an outdoor pool, complimentary access to Yas Beach and shuttle bus to Las Island, 24-hour gym and shop, a tennis court, terrace bar and terrace restaurant.

What to do in the UAE?

Take some time away from the pitch and visit the popular tourist attractions of the UAE. Our suggestions include:

  • Abu Dhabi F1 racetrack visit
  • Big Bus Tour
  • Desert Safari
  • Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
  • Wild Wadi water park

When to visit the UAE?

Football season in the UAE is year-long thanks to the amazing new indoor facilities. Popular months range from January – May.

Our Recommendations  

Find out where previous groups travelled to on their football sports tours:

Helsby High School: Netball and Girls’ Football Tour to Dubai & Abu Dhabi

Dinnington High School: Multi-Sports Tour to Canada and the USA

View other past football tours here.


Get in touch with us to chat about how Dubai and Abu Dhabi is the ideal destination for your next school football trip or football team tour.

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