7 Ways to Enjoy the Outdoors at DAMAC Communities
Now that winter is in full swing, it is time to enjoy the outdoors and take full advantage of the cool breeze and early evenings. Fresh air and open spaces during this time of social distancing are needed for both mental and physical health. While some might be avoiding certain locations due to the current pandemic, DAMAC’s outdoor communities offer safe and fun options for you and your family.
Here are a few outdoor activities that you can enjoy at DAMAC properties’ DAMAC Hills and AKOYA:
DAMAC is home to two world-class golf courses: The Trump World Golf Club Dubai designed by Tiger Woods that sits at the heart of AKOYA by DAMAC and the picturesque 18-hole golf course designed by world renowned architect Gil Hanse and managed by The Trump Organisation at DAMAC Hills. Both offer golfers — both novice and veteran — acres of greenery to hone their golf skills.
Play a sport
Golf not your thing? Worry not, DAMAC has got you covered. DAMAC's master developments offer high quality multi-purpose sporting facilities for the athlete in you. The DAMAC Hills community has a football field, badminton court, cricket ground, basketball courts, tennis courts and an MHS Tennis Academy, while Akoya offers Make new friends, exercise and hit the ground running right in your own community. Meanwhile AKOYA offers tennis courts, a basketball court, a squash court, a football field, a community gym and a dance studioSkate some tricks
Make yourself part of the region’s growing skateboarding community by gliding into the 2,000 square-metre skatepark at DAMAC Hills. Set against a lush green landscape and located within the heart of the thriving community, the skatepark is designed for trick skating and offers residents a one-of-a-kind leisure venue for skaters of all levels.
Make a splash
Wishing a beach day, but too lazy to drive to the beach? You can now enjoy the waves right at DAMAC Hills, at the recently inaugurated Malibu Bay wave pool — a man-made beach nestled inside the community’s 4 million square foot park. At approximately 24,700 square feet, the pool is about one and a half times as big as a professional hockey rink. The waves are created by a giant Belgium-imported wave ball, which plunges up and down in a gated area in the centre of the pool.
Walk your furry friends
Have a four-legged friend that you are looking to spend time with? Both of DAMAC’s master developments have designated dog parks. ‘Central Bark’, a dog park located right in the centre of DAMAC Hills is sectioned into two areas — a small area for puppies and smaller dogs, and a larger one for others — the park is sure to get man’s best friend excited. The facility is free-to-access for all DAMAC Hills dog owners. At AKOYA, Central Bark is a five-minute walk from the Akoya Oxygen Community Centre and is located behind the community’s Carrefour supermarket. It is a fully enclosed area surrounded by treats and is open to all residents and free to enter.
Enjoy the green
DAMAC communities boasts of some of the greenest spaces in Dubai, be it at AKOYA or at DAMAC Hills. Lush vegetation, picnic areas, landscaped gardens and play areas - you will find all these and more within the vibrant communities. Take in the open space, have a walk around, sit on the benches while enjoying the weather or spend some quiet time reeling in the catch of the day at the Fishing Lake in DAMAC Hills.
The Stables at DAMAC Hills is the perfect way to experience the outdoors, while learning and mastering horse riding. So, whether you are an experienced equestrian or someone who just loves horses, the Stables at DAMAC Hills is a great place to relax, unwind and learn a new skill.