NearBab al Shams - Dubai
The 1st location is Near Bab al Shams - 24.810856, 55.242230 ,This location is not far away from Dubai , around 80 kms, its dark enough to see the milky way but the visibility is much affected by the light pollution of the city lights
Al Qudra Lakes - Dubai
The 2nd location is at Al QudraLakes 24.834980,55.376352, which is also near Bab al Shams , and the beauty about this location is the foregrounds (water lakes and trees) , but still the light pollution issue can be strongly noticed.
Razeen desert - Abu Dhabi
The darkest area so far in the UAE is Razeen desert 23.525208, 55.010090 and as in the map below , its in the middle of no where and very dark, the problem with this place it is very far , no Telecommunication networks and above all there are no remarkable foregrounds.
Hatta - Dubai
One more location is Hatta 24.783730,56.114081 and specifically in the areas near Hatta pools and around the 2 main dams in Hatta , there is light pollution but luckily its all coming from the north , west and east . except for the south towards Oman Border which is where the big bulg (Galactic Center ) of the milky way rises and sets.
Liwa Desert 23.116323,53.788250 , It is having beautiful sand Dunes , but there is some annoying light pollution
Wadi Shawqah - RAK
My all time favorite location / Wadi Shawqa - (25.034765,56.021040),
1-It is close from Dubai (maximum 1 hour taking Maliha road).
2-The location can be reached with buses and regular cars
3-The place can accommodate several numbers with freedom of multiple compositions and ideas.
4-Above all the location is relatively dark enough for such type of photography and it is having some beautiful foregrounds.