Don’t let the fact that Dubai is a desert area fool you, as it offers some amazing water sports. In fact, during the seasons excluding summer, the many tourists, and travelers that visit Dubai go wild with the many water sports that you can engage in.
Wanna try out your skills on a surfboard? Just head over to Wipeout Flowrider at the Wild Wadi Park and try and avoid getting wiped out. All you need to do is stay afloat on your board as seven tons of water surge at you designed to knock you down… Simple isn’t it? .
Strap yourself on to this crazy board and be thrust 10feet into the air thanks to the power of the hydro-columns that shoot out of the board at super high velocity! You can glide, hover, and even go summersaults all while being high up in the air.
This one is a bit more relaxing but does require a bit of physical strength. One of the best places to engage in kayaking in Dubai is at the Palm Jumeirah, where you can head out into the waters and check out this amazing man-made island. If you are staying at a Palm Jumeriah hotel such as the tranquil Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort, you simply must try out kayaking.
Kite Surfing and Jet Skiing
You know kite surfing in big in Dubai when you have a beach which is dedicated to flying kites! Just head on down to Kite Beach or even Nessnass and glide the waters while the warm breeze launches your kite dragging you along with it. If kitesurfing isn’t adrenaline pumping enough for you, then just hit the jet skis. Any place that offers water sports in Dubai offers jet skis, so hop on one of these machines and rip through the warm blue waters of Dubai!
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Dubai is the second largest of the seven United Arab Emirates but it is the largest in terms of population. It is known for its futuristic architecture that includes some of the largest and the biggest constructions in the world. Dubai drew world’s amazement and wonder, first with the magnificent feat that was the Palm Jumeirah Hotel and then with the mega tall skyscraper Burj Khalifa. The luxury malls go hand in hand with the affluent lifestyle as do the swanky restaurants, top of the line theme parks and resort hotels like Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort.
Dubai is also home to endless miles of white sandy beaches. You will even find some beaches that are named after the sports they are most popular for, like Kitesurfing Beach, a long, smooth stretch of sand off Jumeirah Road. Dubai is constantly expanding its coastline and with it the water sports companies are moving in to offer more extreme sports. The Nasimi Watersports Festival has become an annual event with stand up paddle boarding, plus kitesurfing and ocean kayaking races. The lively event on Nasimi Beach even features music, food and kids activities.
The conventional activities like diving, surfing and fishing are still popular but Dubai has more to offer. ‘Flyboarding’ is an activity that has water jets mounted beneath a ‘flyboard’ that shoot you fifty feet above the water and let you spin, roll, hover and zoom in the air with a certified instructor guiding you step by step. There are a few variations like the Jetpack, FlyBike and Jet Blade Flyboard that offer a similar experience. A Jet Ski tour is a fantastic way to appreciate the city’s iconic coastline. If the open ocean does not suit your fancy, try the Aquaventure Waterpark with water slides, a one and a half kilometre artificial river and a wave pool.
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