This park, also called ‘Ain Mudhab’ (Mudhab Spring), needs a new name because those visiting to see and bathe in sulphur spring water will be disappointed.
There’s a small fountain of mineral water for display purposes near the entrance to the park but the mineral water that formerly filled the swimming pools and paddling channels in the park appears to have dried up.
Reputation for Mineral Springs
For years the
Early Tourist Resort
In the mid-1970s the Fujairah Government’s Ministry of Agriculture and Fish Resources spent Dh6 mill on creating the 15 acre
Large musical and cultural concerts have been staged over the years in the park where there is an outdoor platform and sound shell.
The 15 acre
Tired and Worn
Today, the trees are well established and there’s plenty of space for picnics. Most who visit come to use the swimming pools. The cabins are old and are not very attractive, according to some who work at the park. The playground equipment is old. The bird enclosures are sad. The sign in the cafeteria listing the items on sale looks like it hasn’t changed for decades.
People continue to visit and enjoy their time at the
The location is superb under the magnificent
This park could have a bright future if new signs indicated the new reality about the mineral water and if it received a fresh injection of funds for renovation and development.
The northern end of
GPS Coordinates (courtesy of one tourist): 25 08’ 26.41” N; 56 18’ 59.01”E
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Open every day except Sunday.
Current Fees (this will inevitably increase)
Entrance to the Park: Children Dh1; Adults Dh2
Swimming Pool: Children Dh5; Adults Dh5 (Children under 8 need parental supervision)
Rooms for Rent (Only for families not bachelors): Dh150, Dh200, Dh300
Take a Look
Visit and draw your own conclusions or have a look at the pictures in this photo album.
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