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Ten of the best parks in the UAE- the Perfect Getaway’s in UAE

Although UAE is more commonly known as the haven for royalty, there are ample parks and gardens ideal for some soothing relaxation. Listed below are 10 of the most popular parks in the UAE

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Capital Garden, Abu Dhabi

Capital Garden, Abu Dhabi

Located on the Khalifa Street in downtown Abu Dhabi, the Capital Garden is the perfect retreat after a busy day exploring this city. This 5.6 hectare lush garden is an oasis of bliss amidst the concrete jungle surrounding.

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Corniche Park, Abu Dhabi

Corniche Park, Abu Dhabi

Lining 5 kilometers of Abu Dhabi's coast, the Corniche Park is among the most renowned spaces for relaxation in this busy and bustling city. Occupying 50 acres of land, the park boasts fine restaurants, play areas, a pristine coastline and places to rent bicycles.

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Creek Park, Dubai

Creek Park, Dubai

The cosmopolitan city of Dubai has so much more than unique structures and amazing entertainment for it is the home of the Creek Park; Dubai's only park with a cable car. Here you can also find the famous Dubai Dolphinarium and the amazing Children's City; where kids aged 2- 15 can investigate, explore, play and learn about the world that they live in.

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Jumeirah Beach Park, Dubai

Jumeirah Beach Park, Dubai

Established in 1989, the Jumeirah Park spans over 12 hectares and is the first beach park to be constructed in Dubai. Located on the best spot on Dubai's coastline, the park is ideal for family picnics and is complete with BBQ spots, volleyball courts, playgrounds and swimming pools with life guards.

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Khalifa Park, Abu Dhabi

Khalifa Park, Abu Dhabi

The home of the famous maritime Heritage Museum, the Khalifa Park in Abu Dhabi is set across 45 hectares and includes the famous tunnel ride. This 20-minute ride charts the history of the country from before the Union to the present day. For children, the Murjan Splash Park is a favorite attraction within the Khalifa Park.

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Mamzar Beach Park, Dubai

Mamzar Beach Park, Dubai

Located on the edge of Dubai, this 106 hectare beach park is complete with life guards and watch towers. The biggest highlight of the Mamzar Park is its ample facilities available for surfing.

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Mushrif Park, Dubai

Mushrif Park, Dubai

This 35 year old park which was originally created as an international house still contains 13 models of houses from around the world. In this attraction visitors can indulge in interesting activities such as camel or horse riding or better yet immerse themselves in UAE's culture at the Bedouin camp.

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Safa Park, Dubai

Safa Park, Dubai

Set across 64 hectares, this iconic landmark is located in the heart of the Dubai metropolis. Adorned by three breathtaking lakes, the parks biggest highlight is its outdoor ice-skating rink and a three-kilometre rubberised jogging track.

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Saqr Park, Ras Al Khaimah

Saqr Park, Ras Al Khaimah

This popular weekend destination located in the Rak Kieran area is ideal for a family getaway. Even if you are staying at the exquisite Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara or any other Abu Dhabi Resort, take some time out to visit this amazing park.

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Zaabeel Park, Dubai

Zaabeel Park, Dubai

The first technology based park in Dubai, the Zabeel Park offers its guests free wi fi access across the park. Moreover the park is so techno pro that 3 zones are reserved here in order to educate the masses through exhibits on alternative energy, communication, and technology.