Hatta is the ideal destination for thrill-seekers and nature-lovers who like mountain biking, hiking and kayaking. Hit the high road to discover Dubai’s piece of the Hajar Mountain range, a 90-minute drive from the city’s glittering skyscrapers. The red-grey rocky outcrops contrast against sparkling blue bodies of water in this otherworldly elevated landscape that’s cooler than central Dubai. Hatta
, once known for its fort and desert farms, now attracts adventure sports enthusiasts, in particular mountain bikers who can hit a thrilling purpose-built track. You can also kayak the sapphire-blue waters of Hatta Dam. If you want to enjoy the natural scenery a little longer, check in at the four-star Hatta Fort Hotel.
Kayak hire from AED60 per person