Hatta, Jebel Jais and Khorfakkan Listed as Some of UAE’s Best Tourist Spots
These mountainous regions of the UAE have been listed as some of the most important tourist attractions within the country over the past couple of years thanks to official projects aimed at reforming the areas to strengthen their attractiveness to tourists and investors through the improvement to services and infrastructure within the regions. Places such as Hatta, Jebel Jais and Khorfakkan have risen to the top of the list when it comes to notable mountain tourist centres thanks to the exceptional work done to turn these places into “tourist treasures” thus making them some of the best spots for tourists to visit in the UAE.
These areas had already proved to have suitable conditions for being popular tourist destinations in the UAE thanks to their cooler climate compared to other regions within the country. All that was really left was improving the quality-of-life in the area so has to make the trip convenient for tourists. One way this was achieved was through the extension of road networks, providing easier access to these areas from cities. Other major projects focusing on the betterment of these areas as attractive tourist destinations have also been recently announced.
The City of Hatta has transformed over the last few years into a destination for tourists to get a taste of the beauty found within its picturesque mountains, lake and the Hatta Dam. It’s a great place for partaking in a bit of waterside fun with activities such as swimming kayaking and camping being popular pastimes.
Within the city of Khorfakkan, a city known for its bountiful natural views, a number of development projects that had been announced in the past are now included as some of the most sought-after tourist destinations in the UAE. One example of these development projects is the Al Suhub Rest House, a building of uniquely intriguing design that sits 600 metres above sea level and offers its guests some truly breathtaking views of the whole of Khorfakkan. This massive project, covering an area of over 10,000 square metres, includes restaurants, water fountains, beaches and other such facilities. There is also a 730-metre walkway, surrounded by tall palm trees and a variety of plants, for those who wish for a leisurely stroll among nature’s wonder.
Jebel Jais is an important tourist attraction in the UAE and its lovely view of the Hajar Mountains is one of the reasons it is such a popular tourist destination. Another reason for its popularity is that Jebel Jais is a place that is ripe for those tourists seeking adventure. Whether they are professionals or amateurs, fans of mountaineering should be sure to check out Jebel Jais when they can. It also contains the longest zip-line in the world, one that extends for over 2.83km and has been certified as such by the Guinness World Records.
With the continued development of these regions, their status as some of the best tourist destinations in the UAE will only be reinforced with time.