Dubai’s Al Qudra Cycle Track Reopens

by Vaishnavi Venkataraman
Dubai’s Al Qudra Cycle Track Reopens

If you’ve been waiting to step out of home and cycle into that stunning sunset, this is for you! Dubai’s favorite Al Quadra cycle track is now open. Additionally, the bike rental shop at Al Qudra is also open. So, in case you don’t have a cycle, you can rent one here.

Anyone wishing to hire a cycle must follow strict rules which includes wearing a facemask and gloves at all times as well as follow social distancing. The cycle track will be open from 2pm to 9pm on weekdays, and 7.30am to 8pm on weekends during Ramadan.


Meanwhile, Dubai Tourism in a recent circular announced the reopening of water sport activities. The circular mentions certain restrictions under which these facilities can operate.

Water Sports & Other Outdoor Activities

Dubai Tourism announced the reopening of water sports and all other outdoor activities which require individuals or groups of less than five people. This includes water sport activities like jet skiing, biking, boat rentals, and bike rentals. All boats must be sanitized thoroughly. In addition, not more than five people will be permitted at a given time. Indoor and sports activities will continue to remain shut.

Photo Credits – Banana Boat Ride / Facebook

Besides, those using the services must wear a facemask and gloves, bring their own clothes as well as undergo temperature check. Jet skiing is limited to one person while sky diving is allowed but with reduced capacity. Masks must be worn at all times, except while diving.


Private beaches are now open for guests staying in the hotel but with a 30% cap. However, beach access passes are not permitted to be issued at the moment. Groups up to 10 people can access the beach together, but must maintain a 2 meter distance among themselves. Guests must wear masks at all times as well as carry their own clothes. All other hotel amenities like pools, saunas, spas, gyms and kids clubs will continue to remain closed.

Nikki Beach Resort & Spa

Public beaches will also remain closed. However, food and beverage outlets are now open with additional restrictions in place. All restaurants must follow the following rules:

Here are the new restaurant rules you must be aware of if you’re dining out in Dubai:

1. Restaurants should not sell more than 50 meals per order

2. Customers will not be allowed to be in the waiting area to avoid crowd

3. Tables must be placed at least two meters apart

4. Disposable cups and eating utensils must be used for serving food and beverages. However, restaurants that have automated dishwashing facilities can use regular cutlery

5. Tables must be wiped clean and disinfected after every customer leaves

6. Open buffets are closed permanently