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7 Super Cool Things To Do in Jebel Ali

Only a 12 minute drive from Dubai Marina, Jebel Ali is filled with fun activities to try! From a new dine-in cinema at Jebel Ali Recreational Club to stand-up paddle boarding at JA Jebel Ali Beach Hotel, here are 7 super cool things to do in Jebel Ali this summer…

1. Watch a movie at Reel Cinema’s Dine-in Cinema

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Calling all foodies! Reel Cinemas recently opened up a new dine-in cinema at Jebel Ali, with world-famous foodie Guy Fieri behind the menu. Even better, the cinema is also licensed – a first for the UAE! For AED 160, you can enjoy the movie with a starter and a main course.

Where: Reel Cinemas, Jebel Ali Recreational Club

2. Play a game of bowling at Switch Bowling

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Looking for a bowling alley near Jebel Ali? With its funky neon lights, Switch Bowling makes you feel like you’re bowling at a night club. A great place to hang out with your mates, or when you’re tired of shopping at Ibn Battuta Mall.

Where: Switch Bowling, at Ibn Battuta Mall

3. Visit the Guru Nanak Darbar

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The Guru Nanak Darbar is a Sikh temple in Dubai, and one that is definitely worth a visit! Open to all, the Gurudwara’s design was inspired by the famous Golden Temple and designed to be one of the most modern Gurudwaras in the world. From the architecture to the stunning interiors to the delicious food served by volunteers, you need to check this place out.

Where: Near Jebel Ali Village

4. Go paddle boarding at JA Jebel Ali Beach Hotel

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Here’s a super fun way to beat the Dubai summer heat, while getting an awesome core workout too! Get our your swimsuits and sign up for an early morning stand-up paddle boarding session at the JA Jebel Ali Beach Hotel. First timers, be prepared to fall into the water.. a lot! They’ve got plenty of other water sports to try too.

Where: JA Jebel Ali Beach Hotel

5. Enjoy ladies night at C House Milano

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This Italian restaurant in Jebel Ali not only has great Italian food, but they’ve also got some awesome deals on! Don’t miss C House Milano’s daily happy hours, drink deals, their ladies night every Wednesday, where ladies can enjoy 4 complimentary drinks!

Where: Jebel Ali Recreational Club

6. Get a bullseye at Jebel Ali Shooting Club

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Bullseye! Think you’ve got good aim? Put your shooting skills to the test at the Jebel Ali Shooting Club! With a paper target in front of you, all you need to do is aim and shoot. It’s not as easy as it sounds, but the pros are always around to give you helpful tips. The JA shooting academy is a safe space where everyone can practice the sport.

Where: JA Jebel Ali Palm Tree Court

7. Go horse riding at Jebel Ali Equestrian Club

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Fancy riding a horse in to the Arabian desert? The qualified instructors at Jebel Ali Equestrian Club will teach you everything you need to know, from walking to cantering. Usually the club is open all day, but because of the summer heat, they’re currently only running in the mornings and evenings.

Where: Jebel Ali Beach Hotel

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