The emirate of Dubai houses the world’s beautiful and natural attraction in the region. Spending a quality time with family and friends amidst nature’s beauty is what the parks in Dubai pledge to offer. Here are some of the fascinating parks found in Dubai.
Al Barsha Pond Park, Al Barsha 2
Ranked as number 133 on TripAdvisor among 423 attractions in Dubai, Al Barsha Pond Park is a 50-acre park in Dubai and it is the perfect family getaway. It is a family-friendly park where both adults and kids are promised a good and fun-filled time. Sitting around a man-made pond, the park offers visitors a wide array of facilities such as Jogging track, bicycle hire, jumping castles, basketball and tennis courts, playgrounds and fitness equipment. Families can hold their most private events such as birthdays, baby showers and more. During the night, the park is one of the ideal destinations in Dubai to relax and enjoy a chilling atmosphere thanks to the floodlights under the palm trees. The park also has small adorable kiosks that serve popcorns and soft drinks as well as a flea market with small stalls located just right next to the entrance selling secondhand goods.
Al Mamzar Beach Park, Deira
With an entrance fee of 5 AED per person and 30 AED per car, Al Mamzar Beach Park has the best of both worlds, a park and a beach. The park offers top-notch beach facilities such as rescue services, swimming pools and seats with sunshades. The park covers an area of 106 hectares that houses barbecue sites, private chalets for rent, swimming pools for adults and children, food kiosks, sheltered beach and safe lagoon, a scenic train and many children’s play areas. Nature is surrounding the park’s visitors where in addition to 55000 square meters of green lawns, Al Mamzar Beach Park is where you get to see numerous types of trees, flowers and wall plants as well as 1600 palm trees, 300 coconut trees and 6000 various kinds of trees and bushes.
Al Twar Park, Al Tawr
With the cost of Dh5.6 million, Al Twar Park spans over an area of 1.85 hectares that features children’s playing areas, greenery, toilets, a plaza and a running track. The park is definitely one of Dubai’s favourite destinations for tourists, locals and visitors. It is worth mentioning that the Al Twar Park is the first of its kind to use solar energy for lighting at night. The variety of colourful flowers and breathtaking greenery makes Al Twar Park a true heaven on earth. The park is open for kids and ladies only except for the weekends.
Jumeirah Beach Park, Jumeirah Beach Road
Jumeirah Beach Park is yet another beach park in Dubai that is a popular hangout for families and visitors. It is the perfect place to have your own beach picnic thanks to its picnic facilities, food kiosks and children playgrounds. Ladies are in for a treat as Jumeirah Beach Park is reserved for women and children every Wednesday of the week. So, ladies get ready to just unwind and relax by the sea and enjoy an uninterrupted time with the girls. It is a great place for those who like to exercise and get their bodies moving for the park features 1.8km running track as well as areas dedicated to cycling and roller skating.
Offering mesmerizing views of Dubai’s skyline, Safa Park i is a 64-hectare urban park that lies just off the Sheikh Zayed Road. The first Friday of each month between the months of October and May is when the park features Dubai’s Flea Market that attracts many buyers looking for second-hand furniture, books, kitchenware and more. There is also the “Organic Friday Food Market” where small stalls are scattered everywhere selling their good to visitors. During the summer months, the park moves indoors to Al Safa Mall.
An exact replica of some of the world’s fascinating parks, Mushrif park covers 5.25 square kilometres and it has an international village which contains 13 models of Arabic and English houses. With an entrance fee of 3 AED per person and 10 AED per car, the park features a swimming pool, covered areas, equestrian centre, camel riding, barbecue areas, playgrounds, cycle track, volleyball, and basketball and handball courts as well as electronic games. During holidays and special occasions, the park’s theatre – occupies 500 people – hosts some of the city’s hot musical concerts.
Al Khazzan Park
Even though it is a relatively small park but Al Khazzan Park has all it takes to make it the perfect afternoon retreat and get away from the city’s hustle and bustle. The park was originally built in the 80’s and at the time it was recognized as the Dubai’s rare areas to offer a relaxing time within the urban environment. The entire park was renovated where it now uses solar energy collected from the sun through an area of more than 400m2 of PV panels to provide electricity for the building, automatic irrigation systems and park lighting during the evening.
Offering uninterrupted and exclusive views of the unique Burj Khalifa and Dubai Fountain, Burj Park is the perfect venue to hold big events such as weddings, concerts and parties. The park is also known among the locals and visitors as Burj Dubai Park’,’Dubai Tower Park’ and ‘Burj island Park’. Night time is when the park gains more glamour thanks to the captivating water, music and light spectacle of The Dubai Fountain which is as you all know; the world’s tallest performing fountain.
Dubai Miracle Garden
Officially launched on Valentine’s Day in 2013, Dubai Miracle Garden is an exceptional and outstanding outdoor recreational destination. With over 72,000 square meters of greenery, the park is considered the world’s largest natural flower garden featuring over 109 million flowers planted that are showcased in a variety of immense sculptures and designs. Dubai Miracle Garden is where all the magic takes place.