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Al Heera Beach is the longest beach in the city, extending for a length of 3.5 kilometers along the Arabian Gulf and allows visitors to enjoy a range of distinctive activities in addition to a variety of dining options.
The beach includes a jogging track, bicycle track, sports fields, and children's play areas. It also includes the first professional skate park in Sharjah, known as the ‘Kota Skate Park’, and includes tracks for all levels of skaters and different roller sports which include skateboarding, roller skating, scootering and bicycle motocross (BMX). The skatepark will also feature a special pump track around the outside of the skatepark as a dedicated section for kids under complete safety regulations and measures.
This unique tourist destination includes 3 sections, each containing 6 units, in harmony with the surrounding environment, which includes a walkway and a marina, in addition to a number of restaurants and cafes. A distinctive view of the Arabian Gulf and a yacht marina that can accommodate more than 100 yachts and boats of different sizes, surrounded by a garden characterise this enticing destination.
From splashing to sliding to wading, Pearls Kingdom has a fun and thrilling water activity for every member of the family! Enjoy exhilarating slides at extreme speed through tunnels or serene floating through gentle waves at Sharjah’s exciting and fun water park.
Start by climbing to the top of the colossal enchanted castle and get your pulse racing as you slide down, try not to scream! This slide allows for double the fun as once you have reached one end, the slope slides back and forth again.
A colossal slide with countless tubes and tunnels, all leading you to splash down into the clear blue pool below.
The King’s Palace:
Extreme height and extreme speed, only for the very brave. This majestic structure beside the bay, this ride is an absolute must-do. Climb higher and higher up the tower of the castle till, at the very top, you can enjoy a magnificent view of Pearls Kingdom before plunging down the narrow chute for a terrifying ride.
One of Sharjah’s newest shopping venues offering a large variety of retail, leisure, dining and entertainment options is spread over four levels, anchored by a 12,700 sqm Carrefour Hypermarket, complemented by leisure options including VOX Cinemas, incorporating the latest theatre technology, and a Magic Planet family entertainment destination.
In addition, the food and beverage offerings, enhance Sharjah’s dining options for residents and tourists. Many well-known brands are represented here, interspersed with more exclusive alternatives while the centre is designed in a convenient layout for all. Located close to the Muweillah and University City areas, City Centre Al Zahia is a great spot to shop for all your needs, while making sure the rest if the family are entertained at the many fun options on offer.
Located along the Khorfakkan bay, a group of unspoilt underwater spots are raved about by both snorkeling and diving experts. Seven dive sites strung along the bay, offer a range of diving experiences from wreck diving to reef diving. Large coral formations to rare marine life can all be enjoyed within the crystal clear waters and granite formations caused by Sharjah’s unusual underwater terrain.
The well known area around Shark Island, Sira Khorfakkan is a good site to spot sharks like the common blacktip reef shark as well as Moray eels and Arabian angelfish and turtles. Martini Rock, set within a charming reef, measures around 160m in length and 80m across. Average visibility in this site ranges between 5-15m and on a clear day, up to 20 meters of stunning underwater views and multicoloured fish. The purposely sunk decommissioned boat, Inchcape, is a fascinating residue of the emirate’s long marine history, cardinal fish, emperor fish and barracuda are all common sights here, and even large rays have been spotted. All of Khorfakkan’s dive sites, including Coral Gardens and Anemone Gardens, the Hole in the Wall and Almanure offer endless shoals of fish, beautiful underwater foliage and extraordinary ocean experiences.
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