Summer Survival: Indoor Escapes
Who said that staying active in the summer is difficult in the UAE heat? We're here to prove that theory wrong.
Chillout Ice Lounge, Times Square Centre
Subzero temperature and stunning ice sculptures, the Chillout Ice Lounge in Times Square Centre is the ultimate way to beat the heat! Featuring a uniquely illuminated interior as well as ice seating and tables, the lounge offers a truly unparalleled experience. Apart from some spellbinding Instagram-worthy interiors, the Chillout Lounge also offers an array of food and beverage options including sandwiches, hot soups, coffee, tea and a variety of desserts. We highly recommend their signature hot chocolate!
Dubai Autodrome Kartdrome
Enjoy a fully immersive racing experience at the Dubai Autodrome Kartdrome! Every racing buff’s dream come true, the Dubai Kartdrome features an INDOOR and OUTDOOR circuit with a fleet of leisure carts for an excellent racing experience. Apart from some epic racing fun, you can also indulge in LaserTag battles in the 400 square meter arena, RaceRoom sessions, billiards competitions, Sony Playstation zone and so much more! It’s an indoor summer haven.
The biggest trampoline and entertainment park in the Middle East, BOUNCE Dubai takes fun to an insane new level! A spring-loaded urban playground, BOUNCE is home to over 100 interconnected trampolines, wall running, dodgeball warfare, slam dunking and aerial maneuvers. A world where the rules of gravity no longer apply, BOUNCE allows your session to be as easy or as challenging as you like. Whether you’re under 5 or a total action sports junkie, you’re bound to have an amazing time!
Challenge Chambers, Sunset Mall
A place of endless amusement and exhilaration, ChallengeChambers is the ideal spot for some intellectual fun! A “Real- Life Escape Game”, it involves players being locked up in a small room under mysterious circumstances. While you’re locked up in the room, you need to find hidden objects, answer riddles and solve puzzles using your intellect and intuition to make a successful escape and win the challenge.
IMG Worlds of Adventure Indoor Theme Park
Making all your childhood dreams come true, IMG Worlds of Adventure Indoor Theme Park is your one stop destination for a fun day out with the entire family. Bringing all your favourite Marvel and Cartoon Network characters to life, the park offers five themed zones featuring state-of-the-art rides, multisensory adventures, a dinosaur adventure zone, Haunted Hotel and so much more. When you’re done exploring, treat your taste buds to some of the park’s delectable culinary offerings!
Tee and Putt, Wafi Mall
A mini golf course with a twist, Tee and Putt at Wafi Mall lets you have all the fun without the sun! A world full of imagination, neon colours and an out-of-this-world theme, Tee and Putt provides top-notch family entertainment and amusement avenue for residents and tourists alike. Perfect for work functions, friendly competition, client appreciation events and parties, the course features different contours and interactive obstacles suitable for all age groups.
The Jam Jar, Al Quoz
An amazing initiative that promotes local artists and supports the development of Dubai’s art scene, The Jam Jar Dubai is your very own creative space. Offering the region’s first public Do-It-Yourself Painting Studio and Creative Learning programme, they help bring your expressions alive with their unique studio and unlimited supply of acrylic paint. Be it an individual DIY session, painting parties, Jam camps or public workshops, The Jam Jar has something for everyone!
If you’re looking for something slightly off the beaten track, reMADE DXB should be right up your alley! Taking your love of arts and crafts to a whole new level, the sewing parlour uses recycled, reused and repurposed materials to create truly unique creations. An amazing way to unleash your creativity as well as banish stress, sewing can be a fun, air-conditioned escape for you this summer. Offering an old-time sewing parlour vibe, reMADE DXB aims to revive traditional crafts and make them accessible and available.
Featuring a number of adrenaline-fueled attractions; Adventure HQ is a dedicated safe indoor adventure facility that can be enjoyed throughout the year. Beat the heat with a wide range of fun activities including caving, a skate park, pump track, zip line, trampoline park, boulder wall and cable climb. Suitable for all fitness levels and supervised by certified instructors, it’s the perfect adventure escape for kids and adults alike!
Rock Republic, Dubai Investment Park
If a more athletic experience is what you’re after, make yourway to Rock Republic in Dubai Investment Park! An indoor rock climbing centre featuring over 400m2 of climbing of which 215m2 is bouldering above 40cm mats, it is the perfect place to unleash your inner adrenaline junkie. Known to be beneficial in therapies for ADD and hypertension, bouldering provides a unique and social environment for individuals, couples or group of friends to work out together.