6 Fantastic Ways To Spend Your 5-Day Eid Al Adha Break In UAE With Friends & Family

From exciting adventures to relaxing moments of togetherness....

by Priyanka Fernandes
6 Fantastic Ways To Spend Your 5-Day Eid Al Adha Break In UAE With Friends & Family

As Eid al-Adha approaches, many look forward to spending quality time with loved ones during the five-day break and creating unforgettable memories. From exciting adventures to relaxing moments of togetherness, there are countless ways to make the most of this memorable holiday. Here are six fantastic ways to spend Eid al-Adha in UAE with your family and friends.

1. Legoland Dubai

For a joyous family adventure during your Eid Al Adha break, don’t miss Legoland Dubai. This destination is not just about rides and attractions but a diverse range of experiences. With over 40 rides and attractions, part of Dubai Parks and Resorts, all crafted from giant Lego bricks, there’s something for everyone. From thrilling roller coasters to imaginative play areas, Legoland Dubai caters to various interests. And the fun doesn’t stop there. Adjacent to Legoland are Motiongate Dubai and Bollywood Park, which offer even more entertainment. The Legoland Hotel offers themed rooms, treasure hunts, and Lego-themed entertainment when you need a break. It’s a magical experience your family will cherish.

Where: Parks & Resorts – Sheikh Zayed Rd – Abu Dhabi
When: Monday to Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm
Cost: Legoland tickets start at AED 295, and Legoland Hotel starts at around AED 800 per day

2. Staycation At La Pita Hotel

Spend your Eid Al Adha in UAE this year by planning a staycation at Lapita Dubai Parks and Resorts Autograph Collection, offering Polynesian-inspired luxury steps away from Riverland Dubai and Legoland. Upgrade to a villa for added perks like a plunge pool. Relax at the spa, dine at their restaurants, or enjoy the pool bar. Kids can have fun at the Kids Club and Tiki House. With the Kids-Go-Free Offers until 30th September 2024, families can enjoy memorable experiences together. Choose from all-inclusive packages with park access, or stay longer for unlimited fun. Don’t miss Dino Mania, a thrilling dinosaur parade at Riverland every Thursday to Sunday at 9 pm.

Where: Parks & Resorts – Sheikh Zayed Rd – Abu Dhabi
Cost: Starts at around AED 500

3. Yas Island Waterworld

Yas Waterworld on Yas Island is an absolute must-visit destination for an exhilarating Eid Al Adha summer break. One of the world’s top 10 water parks, Yas Waterworld sprawls across 37 acres, making it one of the Middle East’s largest. Ride the world’s first hydro-magnetic tornado waterslide, surf the largest wave, and enjoy the region’s longest suspended rollercoaster. After the excitement, unwind on the lazy river. So, this Eid Al Adha, make Yas Waterworld your ultimate destination and treat yourself and your loved ones to a thrilling water park adventure you’ll remember for a lifetime.

Where: Yas Island – Abu Dhabi
When: Saturday to Thursday from 10 am to 7 pm and Friday from 1 pm to 10 pm
Cost: Starts at around AED 295

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4. Short Trip To Tbilisi, Georgia

Tbilisi, Georgia
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Tbilisi, Georgia, is an ideal destination for an unforgettable Eid holiday. This historic capital city uniquely blends culture, history, and natural beauty. Explore the ancient streets of the Old Town, discover iconic landmarks like the Metekhi Church and the Bridge of Peace, and indulge in Georgian culture with traditional music and dance performances. Tbilisi is easily accessible from the UAE with direct flights, short travel times, and visa-free entry for UAE citizens, making it a convenient and enriching way to spend Eid Al-Adha.

Places to Visit: The Bridge of Peace, Georgian National Museum, the Clock Tower, Narikala Fortress, The Art Palace, Shota Rustaveli Avenue, Kartlis Deda, and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral

5. Visit Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah
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Experience an unforgettable family getaway in Ras Al Khaimah during Eid Al Adha. Nestled between the Hajar Mountains and the Arabian Gulf, it offers thrilling activities like exploring the Jebel Jais mountain range with the world’s longest zipline and relaxing beach time. Dive into the region’s rich cultural heritage with visits to historic sites. With luxury accommodations and family-friendly attractions, Ras Al Khaimah promises an unforgettable Eid holiday for the entire family.

Places to Visit: Jebel Jais, Hajar Mountains, Jazirat al-Hamra,  Ras Al-Khaimah Museum, Dhayah Fort and Khatt Springs 

6. Road Trip To Salalah

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Plan a family road trip to Salalah during Eid al-Adha for a memorable adventure in nature. Salalah, located in Oman’s Dhofar region, has lush greenery during the Khareef season, providing a refreshing break from the desert heat. Explore scenic mountain roads and coastline, and enjoy cultural experiences linked to the history of frankincense trade and Omani hospitality. Experience the rich green landscapes, beautiful beaches, and outdoor activities, creating lasting family memories in nature’s embrace. The cool temperatures and lush vegetation during the Khareef season make it the perfect time to visit Salalah, enhancing the appeal of this charming destination for family exploration.

In conclusion, the UAE offers an array of exciting experiences for families and friends during the Eid al-Adha break. The myriad ways to spend Eid al-Adha in the UAE include many choices, spanning thrilling adventures at theme parks to serene staycations and enriching cultural explorations. For those seeking nature and culture, a road trip to Salalah during the Khareef season promises a refreshing escape. Eid al-Adha in the UAE is a time for bonding, adventure, and creating cherished memories with loved ones.

Cover Image Courtesy: Legoland and Yas Island

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