Bored of sightseeing and walking around country’s grand-scale shopping malls? Grab your friends and head out to these fun-filled places for different types of activities that suit you! Here in the UAE, there is something for everyone to enjoy according to their mood.
For those who are adventure junkies
Looking for places to let go of all the week’s frustrations and become a daredevil? Here are some of the places you can go to get a kick of adrenaline!
In UAE there are numerous theme parks of your choice to let go of and have a scream with your friends. These fun adventurous venues in Dubai include Dubai Parks and Resorts, IMG World of Adventure and Motiongate theme parks, while in Abu Dhabi you can visit Ferrari World and many more.
UAE is one of the hottest cities in the world doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t be allowed to have a nice ski. Since snow is kind of hard to come by in Dubai, they went ahead and just built a snowy mountain inside of their giant mall. Ski Dubai at Mall of Emirates includes snowboarding, having a yummy dose of hot chocolates, and greeting the penguins!
Dubai’s desert is a magnet for thrill-seekers who love a large dose of adventure on the sands. Enjoy a rollercoaster ride on the sand with professional drivers or you can even rent a buggy and do it on your own! You can also ride a camel or hold UAE’s national bird for a photograph!
The zipline (the world’s longest, no less) at Jebel Jais is probably the number one thing to do on this list. But there’s more to Jebel Jais than that, including an aerial obstacle course. You can also fly down through Dubai’s Downtown over the prestigious Dubai Fountain and The Dubai Mall.
For those who are into a mellow outing
If you are not into the whole “riding on a rollercoaster and screaming your lungs out” thing, there are still plenty of things to do in the UAE to relax and enjoy.
UAE is home to some of the best cafes and tea shops. Enjoy sipping on your favorite hot beverage with your friends at inexpensive roadside shops. For example, Koukh Al Shay cafeteria at Satwa, Tea junction and cafe, one of a few hundred of Starbucks outlets, and much more.
Watch all your favorite movies and sit back and relax with a bucket of popcorn, snacks, and juices at the award-winning cinemas across UAE such as VOX cinemas, Roxy Cinemas, and Reel Cinemas. With the fanciest of cinema screens, you may ever see on Screen X in The Dubai Mall!
Hub Zero in City Walk Dubai is an urban recreational hotspot that is around 15,000 sq.m. Challenge your friends to a game of bowling, laser tag, classic arcade games such as Pac Man, Space Invaders, and more.
Looking for a place to be surrounded by some of the best designs and art? The Dubai Design District is just the place to go to admire the work of some of UAE’s best artists. You can also grab a bite to eat or drink from some of the aesthetic cafes and restaurants around.
These are just a few places that the youth of UAE can enjoy. From theme parks to sand dunes to the arcade hubs, there is a lot to discover around the UAE and there is bound to be something to love! Just don’t forget to follow health and safety measures and wear a face mask whenever you go.