Sports in Dubai – Dubai is the undisputed “Sports capital of the Middle East“, hosting world class international events that attract some of the biggest names in their respective sports, whether in golf, tennis, horse racing, rallying power boating, rugby, or sailing.
Apart from spectator sports, visitors to Dubai can actively participate in a wide variety of land and water sports that include golf, bowling, ice-skating, archery, horse riding, scuba diving, snorkeling, sailing, water-skiing, jet-skiing, deep sea fishing and windsurfing. Facilities are excellent, the weather is fine almost all year round and equipment can be hired at reasonable rates.
But Dubai also offers the adventurous sports fanatic some new experiences too. For example, there are local tour operators offering sand skiing and camel riding for visitors.
In addition, all major hotels boast well equipped sports clubs, with flood-lit tennis courts, squash and badminton, swimming pools and fully equipped health and fitness centres as part of their accommodation package.