You need not leave the UAE to enjoy your spot of summer relaxation – Sharjah has it all.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has unveiled spectacular offerings across its fully-integrated and serviced world-class destinations to enable locals, residents and tourists to unlock the best of Sharjah all summer.
From discounts of up to 50% on tickets to top attractions, to engaging kids’ summer camps and thrilling adventure activities, to exciting prizes and raffle draws, and educational and learning opportunities, Shurooq is set to make the summer of 2023 truly memorable for all.
Summer in Sharjah is all about uniquely experiencing the emirate’s history, culture, leisure, luxury, warm hospitality and fun across Shurooq’s seven family-friendly destinations, including five in the main city, namely, ِAl Qasba, Al Majaz Waterfront, Al Heera Beach, Al Noor Island, Maraya Art Centre, The Chedi Al Bait Sharjah, Al Montazah Parks, Kshisha Park; Mleiha Archaeological Centre in the central region, and Khorfakkan Beach in the eastern region. Moreover, the guided city bus tours on City Sightseeing Sharjah and Sharjah Boats Tour are offering big discounts on tickets and exclusive summer packages.
Pay less, experience more with the Al Qasba & Al Majaz Waterfront Summer Passport
With a Summer Passport, visitors to these two top leisure and lifestyle destinations in Sharjah will enjoy exclusive access and heavy discounts across several water-themed experiences to beat the heat until Aug.31. Buy 1 Get 1 for the Sofa Boat ticket at the Al Qasba Canal, enjoy kayaking at the Al Majaz, Happy Fun games, and football at Falkon Sport at reduced costs, and make evenings memorable with musical fountain shows.
Al Heera Beach Summer
Shurooq’s Al Heera Beach, spanning 3.5 km in the Al Fisht area, offers a wealth of services and activities including water sports like flyboarding, paddle boarding and beach volleyball. Early morning Yoga by the Beach runs every weekend, and guests earn one free kids play area entry for every Dhs50 spent at outlets. Furthermore, the Ice Cream van operates every day.
Summer calling at Khorfakkan Beach
The ‘Summer is Calling’ summer camp at the Khorfakkan beach is a not-to-miss attraction for children and families, where they will immerse in a variety of fun beach-themed and other activities being organised in collaboration with the Sharjah International Marine Sports Club. Moreover, an array of thrilling competitions and activities including rowing, sailing, fishing, swimming, diving, marine rescue, beach volleyball, and exciting cruises await at this awe-inspiring beach destination.
Spend Dhs100 at Al Montazah Parks and win an iPhone 14 pro & lots more!
Catch the ‘Daytime Delights, Night-time Thrills’ summer programme at Al Montazah Parks, running until the end of August, to win incredible phones and latest gadgets including the iPhone 14 Pro Max, Sony Play Stations, and gym memberships, complimentary hotel stays and tickets, and lots more. All one needs to do to enter the raffle draw is spend Dhs100 at one of the many F&B or retail outlets, or just buy tickets to the various rides and attractions.
Al Montazah Parks is also resuming its highly anticipated Ladies Day season at the Pearls Kingdom. Starting June 13, every Tuesday will be exclusively reserved for ladies to enjoy all fun and entertainment from 10am until midnight.
Summer staycations for the entire family
Shurooq’s boutique heritage property in the historical Heart of Sharjah district, The Chedi Al Bait, has designed The Stay Longer offer, which allows guests to receive a Dhs200 cashback on staying in the hotel’s Heritage Room for a minimum of two nights. Additionally, the Family Resort offer allows visitors to book a large room and get a 20% discount on the second, with free dinner in the hotel restaurant for children under the age of 12.
The hotel is also offering a Day Pass that allows day guests to spend their day at the pool from 9am to 6pm, and enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi. A 20% discount can be availed on spa services with the spa gift voucher.
Close-to-nature experiences await at the Mysk Kingfisher Retreat in Kalba and the Mysk Al Badayer Retreat in Sharjah’s central desert, where guests can enjoy a 25% discount on the luxurious accommodation provided by both eco-luxury Shurooq properties.