Corniche Road, Fujairah

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Timings : 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Time Required : 1 - 2 hrs

Entry Fee : Free

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Corniche Road, Fujairah Overview

Stretching out all the way from Kalba to Khor Fakkan, the Corniche Road is a very popular tourist spot in Fujairah. The road is surrounded by the mountains on one side and with calm, blue waters on the other, making for a sight to behold. The road is popular for its parks, beaches, playgrounds and restaurants at every turn.

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Things to See on Corniche Road

In Fujairah, the road starts with the famous 'Coffee Pot' Roundabout in Faseel, which reflect on the Arab culture and tradition. The coffee pot and cups on the Dallah roundabout signify the tradition of hospitality seen in the practice of coffee drinking in the Emirates.

The road eventually leads to a sandy strip of land, close to Café Maria and the Fujairah corniche. Every Friday at around 5:00 PM, large crowds gather here to watch the unique, local-sport of bull-butting. The gigantic bulls compete to push each other out of the marked circle, and the stronger one is declared the winner. The arena is protected by a fence, allowing the spectators to experience the traditional sport from a safe distance.

On the drive on the Corniche Road, one will also come across horse stables, a children's racing car track, a playground and a night souk (market).

Activities & Things To Do

1. The Fujairah International Marine Club: It was established in 1999 to host a number of maritime sports UAE Jet Ski Championship, fishing competitions, dhow sailing races and so on. This club offers a vast variety of activities for the entire family to enjoy, including jet-skiing, diving, fishing and speed-boating, and has a small beach. It also offers wet and dry berthing facilities, for those who own boats.
Club Timings: 08:30 AM to 07:00 PM from Saturday to Wednesday and from 08:30 AM to 02:00 PM on Thursday. The club is closed on Friday.

2. AL Yaqout Paintball
Price: The cost is AED 75 per person (including equipment) and reservations will have to be made.
Timings: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 03:00 PM to 12:00 AM, Daily.

3. Visit the Fujairah Corniche

Where to Eat on Corniche Road

You can grab a bite from the restaurants and cafes along the road such as:
  • Corniche Café
  • Café Maria
  • Sadaf: This place serves traditional Persian food, including kebabs and meat platters.
Do not miss out on the Dubai-based Bikers' Café, which is located in the Harbour Club on Corniche Road, which is perfect for bike enthusiasts and enjoyable experience for others as well.

One can take a small detour from the Corniche Road to Al Salam Street to visit the unique Finjan Café. With drinks being in everything from lightbulbs to blood bags, the small eatery is perfect for those interested in innovative food presentation.

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