Dubai’s biggest water park is set to become the biggest in the world with the introduction of a mammoth new tower and 12 new slides. Take the plunge at Aquaventure. Image by Getty If you’re looking for the wettest and wildest adventure next year, Aquaventure at the Atlantis The Palm in Dubai aims to break records with its latest expansion.
If you’re looking for the wettest and wildest adventure next year, Aquaventure at the Atlantis The Palm in Dubai aims to break records with its latest expansion. Over the next 18 months, the water parkplans to introduce 12 new slides and a mammoth 112ft (34m) tall tower known as the Trident in its aim to become the world’s biggest water park (a title currently held by Tropical Islands Resort in Germany).
More striking even than Dubai’s modernity is the contrast it offers with a Bedouin heritage as enduring as the desert sands, writes Chris McCall
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The recently opened neighbourhood eatery is serving up comfort cuisine from Lebanon and Syria this Ramadan with a three-course offering at its Jumeirah Lake Towers restaurant, as well as the newly-opened Barsha Heights outlet. The menu, which starts at Dh45 for solo diners and at Dh88 for couples, features a selection of soups, hot and cold mezzas, main courses, dessert and beverages and has been created to bring together families and friends. The menu features a choice of traditional Lentil Soup or the soup of the day complemented by cold mezza of fattoush and hummus, one hot mezza (mixed pastries or spicy potatoes or spicy sausages), one main course such as rice with chicken or meat, mixed grill, shrimp pasta, Ramadan beverages like jallab, tamr hendi, amarlden, laban and sweet treats such as creme caramel, umm ali, muhallebia, rice pudding and kunafa.
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