Wadi Adventure in Al Ain مغامرات الوادي في العين

During one of my weekend trips to Dubai, I wanted to do something different than the usual. A friend of mine had previously recommended that I check out this adventure park and that was I thought of doing for a day.

We had rented a car in Dubai, and drove to Al Ain. The total drive was around 1 hour 40 minutes to Wadi Adventure.


Wadi Adventure Park

خلال زياره من زياراتي الى دبي في عطلة نهاية الاسبوع، كان في بالي أسوي شي مختلف عن المعتاد. صديق لي اقرح اني أشوف هالمكان للمغامرات في العين.

كنا مأجرين سياره في دبي، فقررنا نروح يوم ونرجع. استغرقت الرحله في السياره حوالي ساعه و 45 دقيقه الى مغامرات الوادي

Activities and things to do:

  • Surfing
  • Rafting
  • Kayaking
  • Climbing
  • Airpark
  • Wakeboarding
  • Swimming


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One of the offered activities: AirPark


I enjoyed the place but definitely NOT in July. They need to work ALOT of making it summer friendly because it was too hot to enjoy anything except the rafting experience.

الجو كان وايد جار فا أنصح زيارتها لمن يكون الجو براد عالاقل لأن الأحبال تكون جاره وماكو أي تجهيزات خاصه للجو الحار

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Rafting in Wadi Adventure

PS. Make sure you call them beforehand and make sure the activities are working/operating!

للمزيد من المعلومات اضغط هنا

For more info, click here


Remember.. “Life before work”.


Meliá Dubai

I was excited to hear about the opening of this Spanish hotel in the middle east. It is the first Spanish 5* Hotel in the Middle East, how can I say no to a weekend stay in this place?

A little bit about Meliá Dubai:

A well-kept secret in the heart of the city, Meliá Dubai is the first 5 star Spanish hotel in the Middle East. Designed by a Milan based architect, the hotel has a fresh, modern air geared to make your stay truly exceptional. It is cutting edge in style and located in one of the most important destinations in the world. Expect visually entertaining interiors with contemporary art pieces from all over the world and 164 stunningly decorated rooms & suites, state-of-the-art meeting space and business facilities, reflecting the urban glamor of this flourishing metropolis.

As my readers & friends may know, i’m a regular in Dubai. This time and for this particular visit, I made sure to plan around and see old Dubai!

Some people do not prefer the advanced modern Dubai, if you are one of those or seeking a change in scenery, then I strongly recommend you to stay in Melia, and check out the surrounding attractions & areas.

My Stay at Melia:


I stayed at the 7th floor which is called “The Level”. It is basically an exclusive level where it has its own tea lounge/breakfast area.

Long story short: I absolutely loved the room. Comfortable bed, advanced technology/tv, coffee machine; total comfort.

My favorite part was the rooftop pool. It wasn’t extremely quite nor extremely busy it was a mix of both. Make sure you go early, as spots are taken fast. One thing I did not like about the pool area, is that there is no service at the pool – all orders come from room service which leads to a delay in getting the order. Otherwise, it was pretty nice.


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  • Complimentary WIFI in the entire hotel (speed could be better)Melia pool

Lastly from my experience at the hotel was my dinner at Signature by Sanjeev Kapoor – Indian Restaurant. Hands down, one of the best Indian cuisines I’ve tried. I was positively shocked by the quality and the design; very authentic.

When you enter a restaurant, and see many of the crowd are from the same nationality as the cuisine; rest assured it’s a good one.

The Surrounding Area

This is where old Dubai is. Located close to the World Trade Centre, Gold & Spice Souqs, historical Bastakiya, Dubai Museum and Dubai Creek, the hotel is perfectly situated within a short reach to Dubai’s main shopping and commercial districts like the iconic Burj Khalifa and only 10 km away from Dubai International Airport.

Exploring Old Dubai..

Exploring Old Dubai..

The best part of the location is its closeness to the airport (DXB); it took us around 15 mins to get to the hotel after we rented a car.

…And that’s a wrap!

Thank you Melia for a pleasant stay – I will most likely visit again!!


For more about my stay in Melia, check out my instagram account @Hello965 or browse through the hashtag #hello965dubai 

Dubai Hotel Recommendations

During my multiple visits to Dubai, I always choose to stay between the following areas: Downtown Dubai OR Palm Jumeirah. The choice is based on the activities I plan to do, or the reason of my visit.


Downtown Dubai

Palm Jumeirah Dubai

Other Locations

Hello965 Favorite Beaches in Dubai

Kite Beach

Kite Beach (Great for friends, kite surfers, surfers, and families)

Habtoor Grand Beach Resort (Great for families, as well as small groups of friends or couples)

One & Only Royal Mirage (Friends, and Couples)

– Nasimi Beach (Friends, young Couples and families)

– Riva Beach Club (Friends, Couples)

– Zero Gravity

Meydan Beach Club


Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE (Friends)


Barasti BeachBarasti Beach (Friends & Young Couples)


You got your own favorite spot? Add it to our list and share by posting your comment!

Have a beautiful sunny day xx

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