Despite the arid desert climate, local governments have invested in green parks in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and the rest of the UAE over the past 30 years. The Emirate of Abu Dhabi celebrates a yearly Plantation Week beginning every March 10th. In 2013, the government of UAE inaugurated 25 new parks.
This is our list of five great parks in the UAE. If you would like to add a suggestion, tweet us @rentalsuae or make your voice heard in our comment section.
Capital Garden, Abu Dhabi
Capital Garden is a 5.6-hectare park in the middle of Abu Dhabi. The park is open 24/7.
Corniche Park, Abu Dhabi
The Corniche Park is ranked 9th among the best attractions in the UAE’s capital city. The park spans over 8 kilometers of cafés and restaurants. The park is also attached to a public beach section and a myriad of family-friendly green zones. One can rent a bike from the many stations in the park.
Safa Park is an 150-acre city park in Dubai. It was created in 1975, 4 years after the creation of the United Arab Emirates. The park contains a fair for children and playgrounds. The park has three lakes, more than 200 species of birds and 16,924 different plants and trees. There is a hill in the park that will offer free panoramic views of the park. A Central Park in Dubai.
Creek Park Dubai
Creek Park Dubai has its own cable car that crosses the park in the old city of Dubai between the Maktoum Bridge and Garhoud Bridge. The park is attached to Children City. Cafés, restaurants, and greenery are abundant in the park.
Saqr Park, Ras Al Khaimah
Saqr Park is popular destination park in Ras Al Khaimah about 80 kilometers from Dubai. The park has amusement rides for children and a few BBQ spots. It is ranked #10 among other attractions in Ras Al Khaimah.
Source: The National
Five Best Green Parks in Dubai and the UAE
Despite the arid desert climate, the government of Dubai and the UAE have invested in green parks in cities since more than 30 years. The Emirate of Abu Dhabi celebrates a yearly Plantation Week every March 10. In 2013, the government of UAE inaugurated 25 new parks.