An aerial view of the lake in Al Qudra desert.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
Dubai has been the top spot for lovebirds with some extraordinary places to bond over.
The JBR, the Hatta Mountains for nature lovers, the Love Lake for water lovers, the list goes on. But wait, a new destination has been added to the list; a crescent-shaped lake. Yes, that’s right. It is right in the middle of the desert surrounded by dunes and bushes. A Dubai-based photographer, Mostafa, shared a video of the lake on his Instagram account.
Mostafa wrote, “So I found this moon shaped lake in the middle of Dubai desert, it’s another hidden gem, full of wildlife and barely untouched nature! You will find a lot of oryx in this area!! The views during sunset and sunrise are amazing, check out my Reel to find out about the location, RamadanMubarak everyone.”
The lake is located in Dubai’s Al Qudra desert.
To visit the lake, one must have a 4x4 vehicle to navigate through the sands.
It is the next most popular destination after Ras Al Khaimah’s Pink Lake. The Pink Lake was discovered by a 19-year-old Emirati teen, Ammar Al Farsi. The unusual ‘Pink Lake’ has been doing the rounds on social media acros the UAE.
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The UAE is famous for its sunshine, golden dunes and some of the most ambitious, opulent building projects of modern times. Each year millions of tourists from around the world visit to explore the rich and diverse Arabian culture. The country is particular about the safety of solo female travellers.
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