On this Hijri New Year, UAE peeps get to take Thursday off and enjoy a 4-day long weekend starting 12th August.
This year, long weekends have kind of become a thing in the UAE and Dubai-ites are enjoying it every bit. Right when we were out of our resting modes from Eid-Ul-Adha long holidays, we are surely in for a surprise as new Hijri 4-day long holidays have yet been announced. The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) on Wednesday announced that the Hijri New Year holiday will be marked by the private sector on Thursday, August 12, this year.
Confused about what to do this long weekend? Here is how you can spend a baller of time around.
Go For Splash Fest At The Legoland Water Park:
Aloha Summers!! The thrill and adventure-seeking kids can now enjoy a splash at Legoland Park coz why not!! Well, the whole of August month is celebrating Splash Fest, and here is what the splash fest is all about. Legoland is giving a whopping 20% discount on buying tickets online at least one day in advance and 50 percent off cabanas, plus kids can eat for free at Waves Bistro after 5 pm with a paying adult. It’s the perfect way to cool off from the summer heat.
A Barbeque Plan With Your Pals At Al Mamzar Beach Park:
What’s better than hitting a restaurant? Well, a barbeque plan with the loved ones!! It is an intimate way to enjoy a day with Ya’ll peep with some succulent BBQ delights made with much love. Surely everyone is still reeling from the long Eid-Ul-Adha break and Al Mamzar Beach Park will give you that opportunity to have some BBQ night.
Al Mamzar beach located on Dubai’s border with Sharjah has numerous barbecue set-ups, and on cooler days you will find most of them already occupied unless you get there around 10 am. Lots of trees provide plenty of shade to save from scorching heat.
For All Those Avid Readers Do Visit Sharjah House Of Wisdom:
Yes!! we have got some exciting news for all those book worms and avid readers. The Sharjah House of Wisdom is a phenomenal addition to Sharjah’s increasing tourism spots but this is for literary enthusiasts. Inspired by the OG House of Wisdom in Baghdad, this iconic library is not just a book hub, it’s also a social and cultural center for collective learning and development. This center is a model for future libraries that blend traditional and digital sources of knowledge.
Enjoy A Family Staycation
There’s nothing better than spending a long weekend with your family at some of the best hotels and resorts in Dubai. With irresistible discounts and deals on stays, dining, leisure activities, and more, this is your chance to escape the busy city life and enjoy some downtime. From Downtown Dubai to Palm Jumeirah, stay at the best properties and get the best of luxury and comfort while creating everlasting memories with your loved ones.
Go To Ski Dubai And Have Some Breakfast With The Penguins:
Well did you ever imagine spending some quality time with penguins in the middle of a dessert? Yes, Dubai is the only place that could make it possible. Ski Dubai Will always remain a fascinating place for all the right reasons. For the new Hijri year, the Ski Dubai deals allow you to enjoy interacting with penguins while they are up and go for a wander. Also, feast on a scrumptious breakfast just for DHm65 that includes dishes like Shakshuka, omelets, eggs benedict, etc.
Indulge In Beachside Luxury With The Oberoi Beach Resort:
Are you looking for a luxury retreat? Worry no more! Visitors seeking a luxury stay can try The Oberoi Beach Resort, Al Zorah in Ajman, where there’s 15 percent off room rates, and 10 percent off spa treatments this summer. Making the most of the oceanfront location is Aquario, the hotel’s specialty seafood restaurant while Vinesse is open for elegant all-day dining. The spa at The Oberoi features private treatment rooms with open-air showers and private hammams.
Experience Deepest Dive Pool With Your Friends:
To all the UAE-ites with an adrenaline rush, here is an awesome place waiting for you! The deepest Dive Pool in Dubai with a whooping 60-meters depth was also recently experienced by actor Will Smith. The whole pool is themed with post-apocalyptic Sunken city is open for divers’ snorkelers as well as beginners. All experiences come with a guide, with prices starting from Dh400.
So, here if you are looking for options to spend this long weekend, find some inspiration here and indulge in some much-needed recreational time.