Are you looking for a sweet weekend hangout to show your visitors or spend time with friends that are a little different from your normal routine? Well, we’ve got some cool ideas to keep that stellar reputation you’ve got going on top form. Here’s our list of must-visit places.
You can keep it casual or go wild with these beauties so make sure to take photos, tag us and let us know what you got up to!
IMG World of Adventure – Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Road, Near Global Village
Offer: General Admission
Our Opinion: When summer eventually hits, this is the perfect place to go to cool off and release some energy. Get your adrenaline pumping and keep your endorphins high throughout the day with heart-quickening rollercoasters and rides.
Top Tip: Take a notepad to get all the characters signatures!
[instagram url=https://www.instagram.com/p/BsSYRTHBQkq/= hidecaption=true]
Bounce Inc – Al Quoz
Offer: General Access or Fitness Class
Our Opinion: Wear comfortable clothes and bring plenty of water because not only is a visit to Bounce INCREDIBLY fun, it’s a serious workout. The best bit about it is, you can fall over and not look stupid or worry about hurting yourself! Let’s get bouncing.
Top Tip: Try one of their fitness classes, you’ll work up a serious sweat.
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi – Yas Island
Offer: General Admission
Our Opinion: It’s a great family day out, awesome with friends and perfect for team building. Nicely situated between Dubai and Abu Dhabi it’s easy to get to and is the perfect thing to do on a weekend when you’re tired of brunches and beach clubs.
Top Tip: Do NOT miss the Formula Rossa Roller Coaster. It’s the fastest in the world and it’s a real thrill provider.
Yas Waterworld – Yas Island
Offer: General Admission
Our Opinion: This one is good to keep on the books all year round because even when it’s hot, a waterpark will cool you down. Just remember to pack your sunscreen. Get ready to scream, laugh and splash!
Top Tip: Make sure to go on the Roller Coaster! You heard that right, there is a roller coaster inside the waterpark. It’s awesome.
[instagram url=https://www.instagram.com/p/BoVt8CjBwwA/= hidecaption=true]
Sharjah Archery – Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road
Offer: 15Min Round of Archery
Our Opinion: If you are feeling stressed, we recommended an afternoon of archery. It’s a safe and rather satisfying way of releasing anger and honing a skill at the same time. win-win.
Top Tip: Keep your eye on the target. it’s not a pretty sight when someone lets an arrow go in the wrong direction…
[instagram url=”https://www.instagram.com/p/B5N4qJflZih/” hidecaption=true]
REEL Cinemas – Jebel Ali Recreation Club
Offer: Dine-in Cinema Package
Our Opinion: It’s movie time! We get so excited about going to the cinema with the big screen and surround sound. It’s always a treat, no matter how many times we go. It’s a wonderful night out and we aren’t even ashamed to say we like going alone!
Top Tip: The dine-in packages are a real show-stopper with a full sit down meal brought straight to you in front of the big screen! Perfect for date night.
[instagram url=https://www.instagram.com/p/Bu0__qMnOEM/= hidecaption=true]
Aventura Parks – Mushrif Park
Offer: General Admission or Prime Package Admission
Savings: AED175 or AED250
Our Opinion: Channel your inner monkey, get strapped up and swing from the treetops all day. It’s a fantastic team-building exercise for companies but we also love going just to test our limits and have an absolute blast.
Top Tip: Wear your most comfortable, stable shoes. You’re going to need them with all the climbing and balancing you’ll be doing.
[instagram url=https://www.instagram.com/p/BueDqsinTOF/= hidecaption=true]
TEPFactor Dubai – Jumeirah Beach Residence, The Walk
Offer: Two, Three or Four Hour Adventure Experience
Savings: AED198, AED297 or AED396
Our Opinion: Test your limits, brainpower and physical ability at TEPFactor to work your way through a series of challenges. It’s exhausting but it’s major fun too!
Top Tip: Gather a group of people with a range of abilities. You’ll need to cover all bases to beat TEPFactor.
[instagram url=https://www.instagram.com/p/BsS6_mnnrhp/= hidecaption=true]
Abu Dhabi City Golf Club – Al Mushrif
Offer: Unlimited Range Balls, Basket of Range Balls or 18 Hole Weekday Green Fee
Savings: AED90, AED50 or AED475
Our Opinion: Whether you just want to practice your swing or challenge your more seasoned friends to a round of golf, this course is beautiful for all levels of player.
Top Tip: Get there early and have a cup of tea while watching the sunrise over the course you’re about to play!
[instagram url=”https://www.instagram.com/p/B5sL_XBFGPY/” hidecaption=true]
Fun Block – Arabian Center Dubai and Barari Outlet Mall Abu Dhabi
Offer: AED50 Package or Triple Block
Savings: AED50 or AED126
Our Opinion: Keep the kids entertained and give yourself a break. Take your little ones and let them use up all their energy because we all know there is nothing worse than the dreaded phrase ‘I’m bored!”.
Top Tip: Arrange a birthday party here and be the coolest parent in town.
[instagram url=https://www.instagram.com/p/BlUidLnHvsM hidecaption=true]