The authorities of the Emirate of Sharjah plan to turn one of the beaches into a sports and entertainment center.
The Sharjah Emirate Investment and Development Authority, UAE, (Shurooq) announced the launch of a project to transform Khorfakkan Beach into a sports and leisure center.
The project will be implemented in two stages. The first stage includes the construction of an amphitheater, an alley overlooking the beach, an ice rink, a sports ground, picnic places and playgrounds for children on the south side of the beach.
There will also be restaurants, cafes, beach shops and gardens, as well as showers, bathrooms and changing rooms.
Marwan Bin Jassim Al-Sarkal, Shurooq Executive Chairman, said: “The city of Khorfakkan is one of the most beautiful cities on the east coast of the UAE. It is an ideal place for tourists who want to relax in nature. Shurooq plans to turn Khorfakkan into one of the most attractive tourist destinations while preserving its aesthetic features. This project is part of our comprehensive strategic plan for the development of the eastern region of Sharjah. "