Eid is one of the vividly celebrated festivals in UAE and being part of these celebrations is a wonderful experience in itself. The festivities of the Eid season are spread across the city in malls, shops, houses, and several public spaces. If you are a shopaholic, then the festive seasons’ comes with incredible deals and discounts.
1. Liwa in Abu Dhabi
Placed in Abu Dhabi, Liwa Oasis offers a refreshing experience with its picturesque backgrounds through the desert area will leave you awe-struck. For the adventure lovers, this is paradise. Experience the sheer pleasure of shifting and rolling of sand dunes in the Desert. That’s not all, savor your taste buds with yummy delicacies at the 5-star rated Tilal Liwa Hotel.
2. Sir Bani Yas Island in Abu Dhabi
One of the glitzy and glamorous places to visit in the UAE this Eid, Sir Bani Yas Island is placed in Abu Dhabi. A ride to Sir Bani Yas Island at Abu Dhabi is a must as you get to experience the awesome wildlife reserves in this region. This place offers excellent opportunities for mountain bikers to hone their skills. For the ones who wish to laze around, head to the luxurious Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara or enjoy a scrumptious meal here.
3. Jebel Hafeet in Al Ain
This place in Al Ain City which offers a wonderful retreat for the mountain area lovers. The beautiful mountainous terrain offers a scintillating backdrop which would surely make you jump out of your skin. A drive to the second highest peak in the UAE, the Jebel Hafeet is one of the most loved places by tourists and locals alike. The 1240-meter tall rocky peak also has several yummy options to savor local delicacies. The Mercure Jebel Hafeet offers a great treat for your taste buds. Accessible easily via road, you can drive all along or rent a car to drive to this mesmerizing location in the UAE.
4. Khor Fakkan in Sharjah
You will be awe struck at the very sight of the amazing beaches in Khor Fakkan. You can also opt for exploring the enchanting Wadi Wurrayah that is the best alley placed 15 kilometers from the main city and accessible by the 4 wheel drive. Do carry your smartphone or camera along as you are bound to get several click moments.
5. Khor Khalba in Sharjah
One of the beautiful places in the UAE which you should definitely visit once in your lifetime. The beautiful mangroves are placed in a government-protected site and are not accessible to visitors. For the bird lovers, this is paradise as you get to see beautiful birds like the Sykes’s Warbler and the Collared Kingfisher. One of the places in Abu Dhabi which would make your holiday truly memorable.
6. Falaj Al Mualla in Umm Al Quwain
No matter how many days you spend here, you would be left wanting for more. An ideal spot for the adventure junkies who wish to indulge in some wild dune bashing, dune buggy rides, stroll down the streets exploring the low villas nestled at the foothills of the sloping red sand dunes or spend a day relaxing under the lush green atmosphere. The locals welcome tourists and guests with a joyful mood and are very friendly in nature. One of the places which you should not miss out is a farm visit. One of the best ways to get a sneak peek into the local way of life and farming. With Eid rounding up over the weekend, this is one of the ideal locations to gear up for an exciting weekend.
7. Falaj Al Mu’alla Garden Park in Umm Al Quwain
A wonderful place for a family outing, this lush green park offers great modern facilities like a swimming pool for the adults and kids along with an exclusive children’s play area, mini grocery, tricycle rides, bikes rental, and barbecue areas. If a family picnic is in your mind, then this is the place to head to.
8. Explore the beautiful getaways near Abu Dhabi
With the holidays lined up over the weekend, you may not like to visit the crowded places in Abu Dhabi. Instead, you can drive up to Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah, or Fujairah and stay in one of the luxury resorts for a rejuvenating stay. Each Emirate is only a couple of hours drive away from the Abu Dhabi city. Oman is not very far and the capital city, Muscat offers a relaxing environment with its marvelous mountains and beaches. You can even try your hand in adventurous activities such as snorkeling, rock climbing, hiking, diving, and kite surfing.
9. Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa in Dubai
One of the best places to relax during the Eid holidays. Placed in the Dubai Conservation Area, this stunning resort is surrounded by exotic Arabian wildlife such as gazelles and Arabian Oryx. You can get a glimpse of these amazing animals from the infinity pool of the hotel or from the sun deck. A short ride on the camel is one of the exciting activities you can indulge in. One of the things which you should never miss out on.
10. Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa in Dubai
Nestled in the dunes of Dubai in the heart of the great Arabic desert, this is often termed as the ultimate luxury retreat for visitors and guests. Adjacent to the Dubai International Endurance City and nestled among gentle rolling sand dunes with a natural desert landscape, this low-rise resort offers a traditional desert experience to its guests which gives them the rich flavor of the culture and heritage of the UAE. Experience ultimate comfort and entertainment in this beautiful desert resort which is enhanced by splendor, glamour, and magnificence.