If you’ve been contemplating a trip to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), now is the perfect time to make your move. The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has announced a series of discounts and special offers for the summer of 2023, aimed at enhancing the quality of life for residents and visitors alike.
Khalid Ibrahim Al Qaseer, Director of Operations at Shurooq, stated that the goal of these summer activities and programs is to cater to the needs and aspirations of all age groups. This initiative is part of a broader effort to promote public well-being and offer an unforgettable experience to those visiting Sharjah and the UAE.
Among the discounted attractions are the guided city bus tours on City Sightseeing Sharjah and Sharjah Boats Tour. These two destinations are offering significant discounts on tickets and exclusive summer packages until August 31. Notably, a ‘buy 1 get 1’ offer is available for the Sofa Boat ticket at the Al Qasba Canal.
For beach enthusiasts, Shurooq’s Al Heera Beach offers a range of activities including water sports like flyboarding, paddle boarding, and beach volleyball. Yoga by the Beach is also available every weekend, with guests earning one free kids’ play area entry for every Dh50 spent at outlets.
Luxury accommodation at Retreat in Kalba and the Mysk Al Badayer Retreat in Sharjah’s central desert is also available at a 25 percent discount. Meanwhile, the Mleiha Archaeological Centre is offering 30 percent discounts on all horse riding tours and courses, along with ‘Buy 1 Get 1’ offers on adventure packages, camping and stargazing experiences, and educational packages.
City Sightseeing Sharjah is offering up to 50 percent off on tickets, including day tours, night tours with 15-minute boat rides, and complimentary tickets for children until September 15. For art lovers, Maraya Art Centre is hosting workshops for children and adults from July 15-20, featuring activities such as watercolor bookmark making, tote bag decoration, ink painting, and texture painting for beginners.
Al Noor Island and Kshisha Park are also offering exclusive discounts on tickets throughout the summer. Visitors can participate in the “Daytime Delights, Night-time Thrills” summer program at Al Montazah Parks, where they stand a chance to win exciting prizes like the iPhone 14 Pro Max, Sony Play Stations, gym memberships, complimentary hotel stays and tickets, and much more.
The Chedi Al Bait hotel has designed ‘The Stay Longer’ offer, which provides guests with Dh200 cashback on staying in the hotel’s Heritage Room for a minimum of two nights. The Family Resort offer allows visitors to reserve a large room and get a 20 percent discount on the second, with free dinner in the hotel restaurant for children under the age of 12.