Located in one of Dubai’s most popular neighbourhoods, Umm Suqeim Park or Umm Suqaim Park is one of the best public parks in the emirate. This small, green park is the perfect spot for residents and tourists to relax and enjoy amazing views of the iconic Burj Al Arab. You can visit the place with family and friends for a break from the bustle of the city. Let’s now look at what Umm Suqeim Park has to offer.
ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT UMM SUQEIM PARK
Located in Umm Suqeim, the public park with the Burj Al Arab in the background can be spotted right next to the Jumeirah Beach Hotel. Because of the mesmerising views, Umm Suqeim Park is one of the best places in Dubai to spend a day with family and friends.
FACILITIES AT THE PARK
Umm Suqeim Park offers several facilities for rest, play and leisure. Here are some things you will find at the park.
Those living in rental villas in Umm Suqeim can head to the park for their daily dose of exercise. The paved jogging track gets shade from the beautiful trees at the park and you can click a few photos with the stunning Burj Al Arab in the backdrop as you workout. Lamp posts have also been installed to keep the track brightly lit during the evening.
Overall, Umm Suqeim is a pedestrian-friendly development and residents can often be seen jogging around the neighbourhood or at the beach.
CHILDREN’S PLAY AREA
Umm Suqeim Park has enough facilities to keep kids engaged for hours while you can relax on a park bench or the lush, green grass. The large sandpit area is a safe place for kids to play or just run around. There are also swings, see-saws and monkey bars to keep children engaged and help them get some physical activity in a safe and comfortable area.
Umm Suqeim Park also has a cafe – Rest n Cafe. You can visit the place by crossing the bridge inside the park and refuel yourself with beverages and light snacks.
Coffee lovers can also head to the nearby Leen’s Casual to Gourmet, one of the most popular cafes in Umm Suqeim to enjoy Matcha latte, beetroot latte and other stimulating coffee drinks. Located just beside the Umm Suqeim Park, Leen’s Casual to Gourment is one of the best cafes in Dubai.
Those driving to the park will also find dedicated parking spaces just outside the entrance.
ACTIVITIES AT UMM SUQEIM PARK
Along with jogging, there are several things you can do at the park. Ladies can also keep fit by joining the parkour classes at the park, which are held twice a week.
Umm Suqeim Park is also a great place to organise a picnic in Dubai, provided that you take care of the space and clean up after yourself. It is also one of the best places to plan a romantic date in Dubai, especially if you are looking for budget-friendly ideas.
And of course, you can always head to the nearby beach as well.
UMM SUQEIM BEACH
The Umm Suqeim Beach, also known as Sunset Beach, is easily accessible from the park. The park is free to visit throughout the week. Facilities at Umm Suqeim Beach include changing cubicles, showers, a restaurant and a beach library. The beach also has a long jogging track in case you want to continue your run.
LOCATION AND GETTING THERE
Umm Suqeim Park is located in Umm Suqeim, near the Jumeirah Beach Hotel. It is one of the several parks located along Umm Suqeim Road. The location is ideal for residents living in the areas of Jumeirah and Umm Suqeim. However, the park is accessible from the rest of the city via metro, bus and cab services in Dubai.
- Location: 92 8 E Street, Next to Jumeirah Beach Hotel
ENTRY AT UMM SUQEIM PARK
The public park offers free entry. However, only ladies and children are allowed to visit the park on weekdays. Men are only allowed on weekends with families.
- Umm Suqeim Park Timings: 08:00 am to 10:00 pm
The park remains open throughout the week.
This wraps up our guide to Umm Suqeim Park. Access to this beautiful green space is one of the benefits of living in Umm Suqeim.
Of course, residents across Dubai can find public parks near their homes, even though the city is often perceived as a concrete jungle. Do check out our list of the best parks in Dubai.
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