Sharjah Reopens Leisure & Eco-Tourism Destinations

by Vaishnavi Venkataraman
Sharjah Reopens Leisure & Eco-Tourism Destinations

After Dubai and Abu Dhabi, Sharjah has now announced the reopening of leisure destinations. Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has completed sterilisation drive across its properties, and opened its doors to their popular leisure and entertainment destinations.

Leisure & Entertainment

  1. Al QasbaAl
  2. Majaz Waterfront
  3. Al Noor Island
  4. The Flag Island
  5. Heart of Sharjah
  6. Mleiha Archaeological & Ecotourism Project
  7. Khorfakkan Beach
  8. Maraya Art Centre and 1971-Design Space


The Chedi Al Bait, Sharjah and all three Sharjah Collection properties – Al Badayer Retreat, Al Faya Retreat and Kingfisher Retreat, are offering attractive staycation packages for individuals, couples and families, in line with the UAE’s precautionary health instructions and guidelines.

From limiting the number of visitors in hotspot areas in leisure destinations to temperature readings, detailed cleaning checklists, strict physical distancing policies, and disposable cutlery, preparations have been underway to ensure safety of guests.

In accordance to the national precautionary measures and rules, visitors aged 60+ or 12 and below will not be permitted, with exceptions to its hospitality destinations which are welcoming families from all ages.

Guidelines Followed By Shurooq

Shurooq’s properties sanitize all touch points in public areas such as door handles, elevator buttons, counter tops, table-tops and railings periodically using safe and approved chemicals and agents. In addition, hand sanitisers are in place in all guest rooms and at all public spaces; temperature readings of resident, non-resident guests, and staff members are taken; and protocols are also in place for staff in the kitchens, restaurants, and in-room dining.

Seating Guidelines

Distant seating policies are in place in the lobby and outside decks at Al Badayer Oasis, Al Faya Retreat, and the Kingfisher Retreat at Kalba. These destinations, under the Sharjah Collection by Mysk by Shaza also offer guests the choice of dining in restaurants that have been reconfigured to ensure safe distance between guests while at The Chedi Al Bait, Sharjah all meals are served in guests’ rooms and using disposable cutlery.