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With the long Eid Al Fitr weekend coming up, UAE residents and visitors looking to give their families a welcome break from the routine with exciting leisure activities, or craving a luxurious staycation at a boutique destination where they can reconnect with nature in absolute safety, need not look beyond the vast selection of carefully-crafted packages on offer from the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) across all its destinations in Sharjah.
From day activities at Shurooq’s leisure destinations in Sharjah City, overnight camping in the wild or even a sumptuous stay in a palatial eco/heritage retreat over the long weekend, Shurooq’s Eid Al Fitr packages across each of its world-class destinations offer the perfect escape.
THE CHEDI AL BAIT SHARJAH: Located in the heart of the historical Heart of Sharjah, The Chedi Al Bait Sharjah, which combines the best of modern comforts and amenities with indulgent spas and gastronomic cuisines, offers Special Room rates for GCC residence with up to 20% off; breakfast at The Restaurant; 10% off on à la carte dining; special room amenities; complimentary extra bed per room for kids under 12 years; and up to 4 complimentary passes per room, per stay to Mleiha Archaeological Centre or Al Noor Island or City Sightseeing Sharjah or Al Montazah Parks.
SHARJAH COLLECTION PACKAGES: The Mysk Kingfisher Retreat. Mysk Al Faya Retreat and Mysk Al Badayer Retreat are offering special room rates from May 11 - 15.
The rate for a one-bedroom tent at Mysk Kingfisher Retreat is Dhs2,400, which includes breakfast and dinner for two. Mysk Al Faya Retreat’s ‘Own your own retreat’ offer includes breakfast while Mysk Al Badayer Retreat’s deluxe room for two at Dhs450.
SHARJAH CITY SIGHTSEEING AND SHARJAH BOATS TOUR PACKAGES: Sharjah City sightseeing and Sharjah Boats Tour which operate across many of Shurooq’s tourism destinations, has a bouquet of offers this Eid, including: free tickets for 2 kids on purchase of 2 adult day passes on Sharjah City Sightseeing; additional 10 minutes free on purchase of Sharjah Boat Tours’ 15-minute private tour ticket; a combined tour of Sharjah city and Khorfakkan for Dhs120 per adult and Dhs100 per child; and a one-day pass that includes a 15-minute boat ride, tour of Al Noor Island and Butterfly House, at Dhs130 per adult and Dhs70 per child.
AL MAJAZ WATERFRONT: Al Majaz Waterfront has planned several exciting activities for families over the weekend including neon wings extravaganza with animation on May 13; drums show with animation on May 14; Cyr wheel acrobat, May 15; and roaming parades on May 13 and May 14. The shows will start from 5.00 p.m. and continue till 10 p.m
AL NOOR ISLAND: The iconic Al Noor Island offers a 30% discounted Butterfly House ticket over the Eid Al Fitr holidays on purchase of a self-guided tour of the island, or purchase of Island access with Noor Café ticket. Island self-guided tour along with butterfly house entry can be availed at discounted rate of Dhs35 for adults and Dhs20 for children.
KHORFAKKAN BEACH: The newly refurbished Khorfakkan Beach will organise several entertaining activities on May 13 and 14 between 6 and 10 pm, including parades, games and exciting percussion performances by the famous group, Drummers Walkers. F&B outlets across the beach will offer a wide range of cuisines.
AL MONTAZAH PARKS: Sharjah’s iconic family destination will reopen its aqua-themed Pearls Kingdom on the first day of Eid Al Fitr, with fun and action-packed new experiences. Ticket prices have been revised — Dhs150 for adults and Dhs120 for kids. Children below 80cm are allowed for free.
AL QASBA: Shurooq’s premier family friendly destination will offer a unique combo experience: a 30-minute Sharjah Boats Tour experience followed by a special feast at Shababeek restaurant at Dhs300 for 2 persons. Moreover, a 50% discount is offered for Happy Fun Kids’ Zones, while visitors can enjoy the F&B outlets.
MLEIHA ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND ECO-TOURISM PROJECT: Shurooq’s World Heritage site development that offers outstanding ecotourism experiences has planned many fun and adventure-filled workshops for the Eid holidays. One child aged up to 12 can access the workshop for free with every paying Adult.
The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has announced the opening of Al Faya Lodge, a luxury retreat in the heart of the Mleiha desert and the Mleiha Archaeological and Eco-tourism, offering guests a unique experience combining authentic heritage and modernity, together with premium hospitality services.
Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has unveiled three new luxury hospitality projects worth Dhs130 million at ATM 2019, which are nearing completion and slated for an official launch in the second half (H2) of 2019. Situated in three distinct historical and natural sites across the emirate of Sharjah,
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