From Kayaking in Hatta Dubai to Glamping in Sharjah, here are 5 winter spots, that should be on your bucket list pronto!
Brrrrrrrrr!! The wondrous winter is upon us and the winter chills are getting stronger by the day. Now while in other parts of the world people prefer staying indoors during extreme winters, Dubai-iites on the other hand celebrate the chilly months by going out and about. Now with the mercury in decline, it is the perfect time to explore the hidden gems in the UAE. With its beautiful landscape and architectural marvels, Dubai spellbinds in its magnificence especially during the winter months which runs between December till March.
Since it’s the perfect weather to go all out and celebrate it, we’ve rounded up 5 must-visit places in the UAE.
Outdoor Fun At Hatta Wadi Dubai
Are you tired of watching the Cosmo life of Dubai and want to reach for nature? Well, we have it sorted out for you. Let the city be and leave for Hatta Dubai for an incredible range of activities for the adrenaline junkies. The rugged exclave is made for the thrill-seekers as well as a huge water slide is awaiting you to swim and splash away. Then there are other activities like archery, zorbing, and ax-throwing which is the cherry on top with some amazing flora, rocky outcrops, and flowing beautiful streams.
Glamping In Moon Mysk Retreat Sharjah
Have you ever tried glamorous camping aka glamping? If not, then here is your chance to try the first of its kind, luxury glamping that just opened in Sharjah. Moon Mysk Retreat Sharjah offers a range of outdoor activities including quad biking, horse riding, dune bashing as well as trekking. If you want a mix of adventure, tranquility, and Emirati culture all in one place, choose this luxury retreat which offers rooms as well as tents. So, what you’re waiting for? Enjoy dune bashing and desert during the day and camp under the stars at night.
Dubai Safari Park, Al Warqa
A sustainable park in Dubai, that should be a must-visit winter spot is Dubai Safari Park. Located on Hatta Road, Dubai Safari park is home to almost 2500 animals from a whopping 250 species. Enter the park and you will find yourself exploring different villages namely African, Arabian, Asian, and Explorer villages. Marred with some of the more interactive experiences like feeding the elephants and live shows like displaying flying and hunting techniques of the birds to name a few.
A Trip Down to Khorfakkan, Sharjah
Dreamy! That’s what you will feel while taking a trip down Khorfakkan. Truly a hidden gem and an unmissable place. Enjoy a drive through majestic Hajar mountains while enjoying the serene views. Head to Al Rabi tower for a lovely hike. A barbeque evening at the Shees park while enjoying the hike up the mountain. Take a trip to see a man-made waterfall while enjoying the sightseeing at the Amphitheatre. Soak your feet on the Fujairah beach. Last but not least refresh your mind and soul in Wadi Shees and Kayaking at Al- Rafisa Dam while enjoying a lovely dinner at the Rafisa lounge.
Al Wathba Wetland Center
Known as the city of the flamingos, Al Wathba center is a complex water body that’s both man-made and natural and welcomes many species to thrive in Abu Dhabi. It is home to a staggering 4000 greater flamingos that live there during autumn and spring. It also hosts more than 250 species of birds, 37 plant species, and a wide range of aquatic life. This natural reserve is great for long walks through shrubbery and woodlands.