This is your sign to pump some old school adventure back into your life and take a break from the glamorous outings for one weekend! You feeeel?!
The UAE is full of natural wonders left unexplored and awaiting humanoids to come wreck it… JK, please do check out these 7 lively spots but remember to pick up after yourselves!
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1. Wadi Shees and Shees Park in Sharjah
You’ll find a beautiful wadi hidden deep within Khor Fakkan in Sharjah, where you can live out your waterfall fantasies!
Wrap yourself in the pleasant breeze, the sound of the trickling waterfall, lush palm trees and majestic mountain views.
2. Moon Lake Al Quadra Desert in Dubai
Pack your 4×4 and cameras and head to Al Qudra for a stunning day at the moon-shaped lake.
Here are the coordinates 24.7874218, 55.3065662, type that into Google Maps and start your journey.
While visiting these places is truly a sight for sore eyes, it’s important to remember that they are a part of nature (even if it’s man-made) and deserve to stay clean.
3. Snoopy island in Fujairah
Snoopy Island is a paradise for divers all over town! Located off the coast of Fujairah within a 2-hour drive from Dubai, this island boasts of coral reefs, crystal clear waters and sandy beaches!
So plan out a snorkelling sesh with the tribe and get adventuring.
4. Long Salt Lake in Abu Dhabi
This is YOUR spot if you like crystal clear water, salt buds and sand!
The lake has been a favourite for families for BBQ, morning selfie spots or nighttime camping and remember to carry your cameras because this is a sight no other in the UAE.
5. Sharjah Buhais Geology Park
Explore fossils, the rugged Jebel Buhais mountain range, historical artefacts and the ancient past at Buhais Geology Park in Sharjah.
Other activities to enjoy when down at the Sharjah Buhais Geology Park:
- An immersive theatre
- Cafe to fuel up
- A viewing deck
6. Al Rafisah Dam in Khor Fakkan
This destination is dam easy to find 🌚, plus with ample parking, a cafe and a kids’ play area… it’s kinda fit for the whole fammy.
You can do everything from just frolicking about and sitting on the benches for some sun-kissed selfies to embarking on the boats and kayaks for a romantic tour of the crystal clear Al Rafisah Dam. This place is adventure.com.
7. Jebel Jais in Ras al Khaimah
DUHH! The UAE’s highest peak is kinda the OG spot for hiking, long drives, camping, nature-esque photoshoots, cycling, sightseeing and even ZIPLINING!
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