Dubai’s Sheikh Hamdan approves Hatta Beach project: what to expect

Estimated read time 2 min read

The Hatta Beach project spans more than 53,000 square meters. DUBAI MEDIA OFFICE

How Hatta will turn into major tourist attraction

Dubai’s adventure region of Hatta is getting another addition with the Hatta Beach project getting the approval of the Crown Prince of Dubai.

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum recently approved the latest updates to plans to transform Hatta into a major tourist attraction.

What is the Hatta Beach Project?

The Hatta Beach project spans more than 53,000 square meters and stretches more than 10,000 square meters alongside an artificial lake. The man-made Hatta Beach “Crystal Lagoon” system is lined with leisure facilities, and offers activities like wadi hikes, kayaking trips, horse riding, mountain biking, zip-lining, archery, climbing, bodyboarding and more.

These are part of the Hatta Master Development Plan under the Dubai 2040 Urban Master Plan to develop tourism, business and investment in the area. The master plan was unveiled by Dubai Ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum in 2021.

 

 
 
 
 
 
View this post on Instagram
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

A post shared by EXPAT MEDIA (@expatmedia)

What else will be constructed in Hatta?

The new projects approved by Sheikh Hamdan during his latest visit include a private school equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and amenities for up to 1,000 students.

The Hatta Master Development Plan aims to construct more hotels and luxury resorts in Hatta. There are plans for a cable railway, hotels, man-made waterfalls and bicycle tracks spanning 120km. Cable cars will give tourists a scenic view over the Hatta Dam.

Under the Hatta Master Development Plan, heritage sites will be restored and preserved, including the Wadi Lim Lake, Hatta tombs, Falaj Al Shari’a and the Hatta Souq. New attractions will also be constructed at Hatta Heritage Village and the Leem lake area will be developed. ICA/Expat Media


For all the latest news from the UAE and the world, follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube page

You May Also Like

More Stories

+ There are no comments

Add yours