Eid Al Fitr is a celebration, which marks the end of Ramadan. From its name ‘Fitr’ (breakfast), it is a celebration of ending a whole month of fasting for Muslims.

This year, UAE residents are likely to enjoy a five-day Eid Al Fitr break. The holy month of Ramadan is expected to last a full 30 days, according to astronomical estimates.

With flights being stopped or decreased in several countries due to the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, many people are canceling their travel plans and opting for local plans instead.

We decided to help you plan your vacation with a list of fun, family-friendly activities to try out during the break while staying safe. The following list contains vacation suggestions close to home during the coronavirus outbreak, ranging from beaches and mountains to islands.

Staycations

If you want to have a healthy holiday during COVID, consider staycations rather than international travel, with a variety of accommodation options such as private vacation rentals or hotels with strict COVID policies.

For a change of scenery and some much-needed rest and relaxation, gather your family and travel to the east coast for a scenic stay in Fujairah, or head north to Ras Al Khaimah, Ajman, or Umm Al Quwain.

Outdoor Activities

The UAE is known for the variety of outdoor activities in the different regions. We’ve summarised for you below the top suggestions you can do during this break. 

Make sure you check the weather forecast before planning your activities for a safer vacation.

  • Water Sports
  • Hiking
  • Cycling
  • Camping

Family-Friendly Activities

  • Water Parks
  • Attraction Parks
  • Picnics
  • Beach
  • Virtually Watch Fireworks

Safety Rules in UAE

Residents should not be careless as the Eid celebrations approach, and they must continue to take precautions against COVID-19, which includes avoiding public gatherings, family visits, and physical contact, particularly with elderly family members.

To ensure safety for you and those around you, we recommend to carry out the vaccination against the COVID-19.

Click here to book your COVID-19 Vaccine appointment in the UAE