Winter in the UAE is literally a pleasant recess from the oh-so smothering temperatures particularly of the desert heat.
As we head towards the last few weeks of winter, let’s explore some places that you can visit with your friends and family.
Camping in Hatta
If you’re an outdoor enthusiast or an intrepid culture seeker, you will surely enjoy navigating through the tranquil landscapes of Hatta. From kayaking on the teal waters to riding rough terrain on mountain bikes, Hatta will never fail to amuse you with its naturally gifted landscapes. Camping in your own tent or caravan can undoubtedly add to your list of memorable experiences.
Go ‘Snoopy’ at Snoopy Island- Fujairah
First off, why is the place called Snoopy Island? It’s a moderate rock outcropping the feet, nose and bulging belly of the iconic Snoopy sleeping on top of his doghouse. The rock is approximately 120m x 80 m in size. A paradise for the visitors, Snoopy Island appears to be one of the region’s best-kept secret. Its located a hundred meters from Sandy Beach Hotel situated at Al Agah. One can find incredibly stunning coral reefs and crystal clear waters.
Falconry in Ras Al Khaimah
The falconry in RAK features the country’s most diverse range of eagles, owls, kestrels, hawks and falcons. Visitors have an option to participate in the action that takes place at the Falconry Deck or to just relax and view the collection of birds. Professional falconers and residents fly their birds using both modern and traditional Arabic techniques.
Go Wild at the Dubai Safari Park
The Dubai Safari Park houses more than 2500 animals from across the globe. The park aims to rank amongst the top ten zoos globally and intends to appear as a pioneer in tourist destination that attracts recognition from various international groups and communities for maintaining highest standards of animal welfare, ethical conduct and nutrition for animals. Some activities in the park includes Giraffe feeding, grand aviary, kid’s interactive activities and kids farm.
Enjoy Nature at Al Qudra Lake- Dubai
Al Qudra Lake is a quick 30 minute drive from the city. Witness the beautiful waterfront views or the mesmerizing desert sunset with your loved ones along with wildlife mostly seen in its raw and utmost natural habitat. You may come across desert foxes or one out of 170 bird species that live around the lake. Some of these species include flamingos, ducks, geese and swans. Some of these birds are amongst the endangered species like Asian Houbara and Steppe Eagle.