The Camel Race Track
The Camel Race Track is one of the more unusual attractions, with races being held on Thursday and Friday in the winter. Not only can you watch the races, but you'll have the opportunity to visit the paddocks. Vendors sell everything from beads to rugs and blankets, so you can purchase souvenirs.
Talise is the spa for self discovery. The largest spa in the middle east, Talise has 26 treatment villas, 4 consultation rooms, gymnasium, yoga studio, seperate change areas, relaxation zones, sauna, steam and plunge pools with a day retreat area and swimming pool. The spa offers luxurious spa treatments and an integrated medical centre with innovative diagnostics. Talise is more than just a spa, it is a venue for lifestyle change. Come and experience the best spa in the region and release all your stress and worries and truely rejuvenate.
This area has been selected by Dubai Municipality due to its focus on balancing an education and family entertainment. Dubai Dolphinarium is an amazing place, where the confluence of nature and science makes for exiting journey in Edutainment Marine Adventure.
Dubai Dolphinarium is the first fully air conditioned indoor Dolphinarium in the Middle East.
Centre for Cultural Understanding
The Centre’s aim to bring down the barriers between people of different nationalities and to raise awareness of the local culture, its traditions, customs and of the official religion Islam among foreign residents and visitors of the UAE. At the same time it strives to raise awareness and interests in fellow residents’ cultures among all residents of the UAE. It thereby aims to contribute to the improvement of cross-cultural understanding, integration and communication worldwide.
Al Mamzar Beach Park
Al Mamzar Beach Park, actually a 100-plus hectare peninsula that extends into the Persian Gulf, offers a sheltered public beach, swimming pools, pleasant green spaces, and designated picnic areas. An ideal place to spend an afternoon with the family, the park also features a spacious amphitheater and children's playground area. On Wednesdays, Al Mamzar Beach is open to women and children only.
Fishing in Dubai
The Gulf is rich in marine life, and fishing was once a mainstay of the local economy. Kingfish, jackfish, red snapper, rock cod(the popular hamour on most Dubai menus), barracuda and other species are caught commercially and not for sport. Sailfish and bottom-feeding sharks are regularly landed by visiting fishermen who can hire fully-equipped boats, with crew, for deep-sea fishing trips.
The horse has always been an essential part of Arab life. Until recently, however, the relationship took the form of an enduring partnership based upon survival in one of the world’s toughest environments. With the arrival of prosperity, the Emirate's relationship with the horse made a crucial shift from survival to recreation. To day, all forms of equestrian sport are enormously popular in the UAE, with the pure-bred Arabian horse still having pride of place.