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Top Things To Do in Abu Dhabi this Summer

Whether you remain at home or brave the outdoors, here is Yalla’s list of places and activities to keep the whole family entertained for the whole summer season!

But always remember that wherever you are, keep good hygiene and physical distance from others to stay healthy and safe!

More helpful resources to come! Watch this space. 

Maktaba Summer Camp 2020

This special summer programme will host a number of online workshops that include reading sessions, meeting favourite authors, a summer reading challenge and a magazine making competition. There will also be special ‘meet-ups’ for animal lovers, as well as further artistic and educational interactive broadcasts.

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Learning Does Not Stop

Alef Education, the leading global K-12 education technology company, is providing its three digital learning products for all students of the UAE who are looking to continue their education during the current schools shut down. These products will be available through the website


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Louvre Abu Dhabi

Louvre Abu Dhabi

Louvre Abu Dhabi is now open for visitors and you may book your tickets on their website. Can’t visit the museum? Enjoy the museum art and inspirations from the comfort of your home. Unique experiences include bespoke playlists, a cinematic podcast, virtual tours and many more. You may download the museum app on Google Play or on the App Store too!

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Abu Dhabi Cultural Sites

Find out which cultural sites have re-opened for visitors and the new rules for bookings and guest safety. While not all sites will be opened, families in Abu Dhabi can still enjoy the many virtual experiences offered. An inspiring programme including visual and performing arts sessions will be broadcasted online through the Cultural Sites, Abu Dhabi Culture and Cultur-All virtual platforms.

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Summer Time – Let the planning begin!

Here’s a list of virtual summer camps and activities that will engage, educate and entertain your children across the summer months.

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Unplug & Unwind

Too much screen time can have a negative impact on children, but what’s a parent to do during the days of online learning? Yalla has a few suggestions to make offline time as attractive as online time.

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Staycations and more!

Ultimate Staycation at Jumeirah Etihad Towers

Get ready to explore, relax and dine for less at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers with unbelievable staycation packages starting from only AED 420++. Whether guests are looking for a weekend retreat to create family memories or a romantic escape – Jumeirah at Etihad Towers has everything for the perfect staycation.

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Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort

Ultimate Staycation at Jumeirah Saadiyat

Relish in the Ultimate Staycation on the gorgeous Saadiyat Island with a host of exclusive complimentary benefits with up to 40% discount on room rates. Enjoy breakfast for two, guaranteed early check-in and late check-out, 20% discount on food and beverages, and many more.

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Suite Indulgence

If you’re looking for short staycations to fill your ways to add a little fun in the sun in your days, here’s a sweet one from our friends at the St. Regis Abu Dhabi Corniche. The hotel has crafted two bespoke suite stays for Abu Dhabi residents to indulge in a sweet staycation.

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Summer at The Palace

Experience a world of unforgettable experiences this summer break. Along with special discounted room rates, enjoy a sumptuous daily breakfast for up to two guests per room and complimentary stay for up to 2 kids below 12 years. Offer is valid until 30 September 2020.

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Stay and Brunch or Golf!

Spend a lively staycation at the Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa while enjoying the best deals in town. Their room packages are coupled with either your favorite brunch or a game of golf and many more exciting perks!

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