have you always dreamed about traveling the world and catching the gnarly waves
of all the seven seas? Well, we’re betting that you never thought the Middle
East would be a way awesome place for surfing, too, huh? Sure, in the Arab
world, there’s mostly just the sand and sun in the “surf, sand, and sun”.
However, you’ll find sandboarding
in UAE countries just as epic as surfing the waves off of sunny
Located in one
of the largest deserts in the world - Dubai and Abu Dhabi are totally awesome
sandsurfing spots. Indeed, whether it’s sand surfing Dubai or sandboarding Abu Dhabi, the Arabian Desert
is way great for sandboarding
Below are some
primo locations to enjoy some awesome sandboarding down one of the many
red dunes in the area:
less than hour away from Dubai and Sharjah, you’ll be welcomed by “Big Red”. For sure, the steep slopes of Al Badayer’s
way famous red dune are perfect for shredding some sand. Also, the oasis is, like,
way picturesque - its red-hued peaks and valleys looking like giant waves. And
don’t worry if you didn’t bring your own board. Many area tour companies will
give you everything you need as part of their desert safari tours.
“Big Fall”, the Al Faya Desert is said have some of the largest dunes in the
UAE. Not far from Abu Dhabi, you can do a variety of activities there, the
sand surfing is unrivalled.
minutes away from Dubai is the Lahbab Desert. Here you’ll find red ridges of
sand that are mostly short but still awesome enough for some great
Liwa Oasis is
home to the Moreeb Dune. At nearly one mile (1.6 km.) long and a thousand feet
(300 m.) tall, it’s one of the largest dunes in the world. With that in mind,
you know there are just so many gnarly places to shred some sand here.
Liwa another part of the desert that awaits some way serious sand surfing. Located in the Sweihan Desert between Dubai
and Abu Dhabi
Dude, it’s the
desert. That means it’s going to be a scorcher during the day and chilly as all
get out at night. So, it’s best if you, like, layer your clothes accordingly.
Long-sleeved shirts and pants, some type of head cover, sunglasses, and socks
are suggested to sun stroke and heat-related injury. Also, keep yourself
hydrated and always, always, ALWAYS wear sunscreen.
Dude, if you’re
interested in hitting the dunes of UAE’s deserts, why not learn Arabic before
you go? After all, learning Arabic can help you search out the best spots for
your newfound sport. Besides, you’ll, like, meet some new Arabian bros, try
some way tasty grub, and feel at one with the world.
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