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Parks and Beaches in Dubai – Chilled Out Places to Hang Out

Dubai, one of the Emirates which form the United Arab Emirates, is one of the Middle East's most popular tourist destinations in the world. Over the last couple of decades Dubai has grown exponentially into a hub of culture and tourism, owing to it being home to some of the world's most iconic tourist and recreational attractions. With ample shopping zones, great cultural attractions, and a unique lifestyle, Dubai is sure to offer you plenty of great experiences.


Mamzer Beach

Mamzer Beach is widely regarded as one of the most pleasant beaches in Dubai. This sprawling beach is actually a combination of five separate beach giving its visitors ample space and freedom to enjoy the beach. The gentle waters and the unhindered stretch of beach are great for idly strolling along and engaging in all sorts of beach side activities. Most areas have lounges, umbrellas and even a few cafes and stores, making it one of the best beaches of Dubai. The beach also doubles as a park, which is home to swimming pools and designated family areas.


Jumeriah Beach Park

Dubai's Palm Jumeriah is one of the most stunning attractions of the Middle East, and its Jumeriah Beach Park combines the best features of the beach and a park to give you a great experience. Jumeriah Beach Park is one of the most popular public spaces in Dubai and offers a great stretch of beach with various attractions. Overlooking the clear blue waters of the Arabian Gulf, the Jumeriah Beach Park is fully worh visiting and spending time in.


Mushrif Park

Mushrif Park is Dubai's oldest park and also one of the largest open spaces for the public. Spreading close to an area of 1300 acres, this park was constructed to be a space for the youth and families to come and relax and take break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life in the city. Established in 1980, this park has over 30 different family zones, as well as many other recreational facilities such as swimming pool, play areas, and walking paths. Located in close proximity to Mushrif Park is the PER AQUUM Desert Palm, one of the most chic and plush boutique hotels Dubai.


Kite Beach

If Dubai had a kite surfing capital, Kite Beach would definitely be it. This beautiful beach, which has no major facilities, is the spot at which all kite surfing enthusiasts of Dubai gather to partake in the action and show off their skills. Thus, if you want to try out kite surfing in Dubai look no further than Kite Beach. The beach is also known for its breath taking view of Burj Al Arab, making a great location for a photo op.


Russian Beach

This beach is also located in Palm Jumeriah and has a reputation of being a great place for jogging and engaging in other exercise activities. Getting its name due to the high number of Russians and Eastern Europeans that used to be attracted to this beach, the Russian Beach is often visitors by cyclers, roller skaters and runners. So if you want in on some of the action, Russian Beach is always an option.


Creekside Park

Situated along the creek that flows through Dubai, Creekside Park is one of the most popular parks in Dubai. In the evening the park is always buzzing with activity as many joggers, cyclists, roller skaters and various other people visit the park. The park is also home to a mini golf course, fishing piers, a botanical garden, an amphitheatre, and several designated BBQ sites, making it a great place to hang out.