Your ultimate guide to UAE National Day staycations

Your ultimate guide to UAE National Day staycations

Dubai - Here's what you can do across the UAE during the National Day week.



By Curated by Keith Pereña

Published: Sun 27 Nov 2016, 5:04 PM

Whether you're looking for hotel bookings or a roadtrip destination for the day, the UAE has a lot of interesting activities to do over the week building up towards National Day on December 2.

See a community stage show

When: November 28, Monday
This is a free event
Dubai community Nobel Poetry Club will be staging a show in the Indian Consulate in Dubai on Monday, 8:00 p.m. The show is a multicultural stage play on the works and art of Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore. Admission is free.

Wake up atop UAE's largest mountain

Offer available in Cobone
For only Dh375, you can enjoy a night stay for 2 in Mercure Grand Hotel situated atop Jebel Jais, UAE's largest mountain. Other than enjoying the views of the hotel, you can also drive a short distance towards the Jebel Jais overlook and have unparalleled views of Al Ain below. You can also.
Try UAE's longest zipline
More info: Experience UAE's longest zipline in Ras Al Khaimah
You can also have a thrilling National Day holiday by trying out the longest zipline in Jebel Jais. To make things more interesting, you can also experience scaling Jebel Jais with the opening of the first via ferrata in the region. Not only will you enjoy, you'll also get fit and see the natural beauty of the UAE.

Have a 'playcation' in Yas Island

Offer available in Cobone
For a reasonable price of Dh650, You can get passes to both Yas Waterworld and Ferrari World in Yas Island. After you've played your heart out in both parks, have a well-deserved rest in Grand Millenium Al Wahda Hotel.

Come together in the UAE Solidarity Walk

When: December 2, Al Mamzar Park
Want to stay healthy while enjoying the National Day festivities? Head on down to Al Mamzar Park for the UAE Solidarity Walk. A 3K walk around the park, enjoy superb views of Dubai and Sharjah with the UAE colours flying highly all around you.

Go on a desert safari

Offer available in Cobone
Never been to one? Then when better to experience it than during the National Day? Camp in the desert in Ras Al Khaimah and get a barbeque dinner, breakfast, sand boarding AND a camel ride all for the price of Dh350. Get a picture perfect experience of UAE culture.

You can check out desert safari available around the country.
You can check out desert safari available around the country.
Try out the region's first via ferrata route in the Jebel Jais, UAE's largest mountain.
Try out the region's first via ferrata route in the Jebel Jais, UAE's largest mountain.

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