Hudayriyat Leisure and Entertainment District is a vibrant touristic, cultural and sports destination in Abu Dhabi. It offers a wide range of food and beverage outlets, entertainment and leisure options, and facilities for sports activities.

Once the home of pearl divers, Hudayriyat is a unique and distinct community destination, which draws its inspiration from the beautiful surrounding nature, bringing together a wide variety of cultural and lifestyle experiences.

Hudayriyat Leisure and Entertainment District is made up of leisure and sports facilities, held within the larger project. It includes food and beverage outlets and retail stores, ranging from luxury restaurants to food trucks, to be enjoyed along with the area’s rustic design and seascapes.

Bab Al Nojoum, one of the recreational facilities contained within Hudayriyat Leisure and Entertainment District, provides visitors with a unique camping experience, with 124 tents to rent, including fully-equipped luxury tents with private pools. There is a camping area for families, as well as tents in a range of categories, such as deluxe tents, beach tents and camper vans. In addition, there are bonfire areas, bathrooms, barbecue areas, and an outdoor cinema. Bab Al Nojoum’s waterfront includes green areas, juice bars, food outlets, and a kayak centre.

Hudayriyat Leisure and Entertainment District will also feature a sports village, called 321 Sports. The facility includes sports fields, jogging tracks, and a range of indoor fitness facilities. Visitors can also enjoy a diverse range of amenities, including a FIFA-approved full-size football pitch, as well as tennis, basketball and badminton courts.

Children and adults can also experience obstacle courses at OCR Park, which has a track for adults with eight different obstacles each varying in difficulty and interchangeable to cater to the type of event. There is also a course for children with six smaller obstacle challenges, allowing younger guests to take part in the fun.

The Hudayriyat Heritage Trail along the waterfront offers visitors the opportunity to connect with nature, and enjoy the tranquillity of Hudayriyat Leisure and Entertainment District. Visitors can become acquainted with the historical and cultural significance of the area with educational signs and beautiful artworks along the path. Winding through trees and white sands, the path offers an insight into the lives of pearl divers. The boardwalk offers spectacular views of the enchanting landscape and seascape, as visitors travel between Marsana and Bab Al Nojoum.

At the heart of Hudayriyat Leisure and Entertainment District lies Marsana, a vibrant waterfront promenade featuring a diverse range of food and beverage outlets. In addition to a skate park and a children’s splash park and play area, easy access to the public beach, an outdoor gym, cycling paths, and a marina with a wooden pier.

Bike Park offers visitors a chance to enjoy cycling on three different trails, each of which are designed for beginners, intermediate and advanced cyclists. Visitors have the opportunity to escape the busy urban life and enjoy some recreational exercise at one of Bike Park’s three, five or 10 km cycle paths, shaded rest areas, cycling paths, and jogging track.

Circuit X, Abu Dhabi’s new outdoor adventure hub, offers thrilling, fun and challenging experiences for all ages.

Whether you’re a thrill seeker, a first timer looking to try something new, or a family looking for an exciting and active day out, you’ll find your next adventure here.

Circuit X is a one-of-a-kind adventure park offering exciting and adventurous experiences for all ages. It features four exhilarating parks offering varying degrees of adventurous activities and challenges: BMX Track, Splash Park, High Rope Park and Skate Park.

  • BMX Track
    The track offers two types of rides, the inner track is an asphalt track designed as a course based on pump action with several areas for skills and jumps. The outer course is a dirt track constructed using natural materials with several ramps and sharp turns.
  • High Rope Course
    The course offers three levels of games: the lower inner course provides an opportunity for younger participants to experience the course, while the outer course is for older kids with an increasing level of difficulty.The higher, outer course has a number of games with a greater difficulty factor and is designed for older participants. When disembarking from the ropes course, a zip line or a freefall are the modes of transport, offering the guest an exhilarating end to the experience, with 31 obstacles spread over three levels up to 10m high, a 100m long zipline, a 50ft climbing wall with three lanes, as well as an 11m freefall jump.
  • Skate Park
    Located in Marsana, Skate Park is a perfect mix of terrain and challenges for all skill levels: every bowl and the elements that surround them have been carefully designed to make the skateboarding experience unforgettable. Professionals and beginners can bring their own skateboard/scooter, or rent one at the park – Skate Park coaches are there to help all visitors explore the awesome world of skateboarding and find out what it means to skate, create, and define your own style.
  • Splash Park combines the excitement of water activities, and laid-back, relaxing pools with thrilling climbing structures and vertical mazes at Pirates Playground. Children from 1 to 12 years play freely in a safe and supervised environment with temperature-controlled water all year round. Splash coaches keep the little ones entertained and safe, while adults unwind by the beach.

Hudayriyat Courts, located within 321 Sports, features a variety of courts for all sports enthusiasts. Built to international specifications and standards, these courts include football fields, beach volleyball, basketball and tennis courts.

Hudayriyat Beach is a new destination a short distance from some of Abu Dhabi’s top tourist attractions. This seaside getaway is a sports and entertainment haven for families looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city.

Cycling Track: Promoting walking, jogging and cycling as the preferred mode of transport is one of Hudayriyat island’s key objectives. To achieve this, all streets include cycle tracks as well as wide and well shaded footpaths.

Public facilities in the project


  • 17 food and beverage outlets with external seating terraces
  • Retail stores
  • Food Trucks
  • Various temporary leasing areas
  • Event area
  • Wooden Pier
  • Parking for 750 cars, including valet, Electric car charging outlets; and coach parking
  • Arrival plaza and a designated passenger drop-off area
  • Skate Park
  • Splash Park, Playground and children’s pool
  • Outdoor Sports Area
  • Sculptures and art installations
  • Natural beach views
  • Marina with 40 berths, for vessels up to 45ft in size
  • Breakwater titled #Hudayriyat Island

321 Sport

  • FIFA approved full size football Pitch
  • 400m x 6 running track
  • Jogging track
  • Fitness stations
  • Indoor Tennis Courts
  • Indoor and Outdoor Basketball Courts
  • Indoor Badminton courts
  • Indoor Football Field
  • 321 Hub
  • Yoga Studio
  • Sports retail store
  • Gym
  • Changing room, including sauna and showers
  • Kid’s nursery
  • Café with terrace views over Hudayriyat Island and Abu Dhabi
  • Seated area
  • Desert landscape

Hudayriyat Heritage Trail

  • Ocean views
  • Informative panels on the history of the region
  • Contemporary artworks and sculptures
  • Information and Educational Centers
  • Wooden pier

Bab Al Nojoum

  • Arrival Building
  • Restaurant- 28 degrees
  • Mini Shop- Sahara retail
  • WC, Showers, Changing Rooms and Lockers
  • Male and female prayer rooms
  • 150 tents
  • Glamping Tents:
    • Five boutique tents
    • 10 Safari
  • Three Wagyu Camping Vans
  • One Land Rover Defender
  • 17 private camping complexes with a total of 91 individual tents, including private areas dedicated for families and groups
  • Snack and Juice bars
  • Kayak Center
  • Lawn Area dedicated to hosting festivals and entertainment activities
  • Kid’s Playing area
  • Picnic Area
  • Beach Swings, Hammocks
  • Beach Cinema
  • Bonfire area

OCR Park

  • Obstacle Courses sponsored by Tough Mudder
  • Adult track with eight different obstacles, as well as eight fitness stations in between the obstacles, each varying in difficulty and interchangeable to cater to the type of event
  • Children’s track with six smaller obstacle challenges
  • Welcome center with changing rooms

Hudayriyat Courts

  • 4 beach football fields: Each field is 32×41 meters, with a capacity for 14 players
  • 4 football fields (synthetic grass), each court size is 35×50 meters, and has a capacity for 14 players
  • 3 beach volleyball courts: The size of each court is (14×22) meters, with a capacity for 12 players
  • 4 volleyball courts: The size of each court is 22×14 meters, with a capacity for 12 players
  • 4 basketball courts: The size of each court is 28×15 meters, with a capacity for 10 players
  • 4 tennis courts: The size of each court is 36×17 meters, with a capacity for 4 players

Hudayriyat Beach

  • Visitors and swimming enthusiasts can enjoy free access to the beach, which extends over a vast area totalling 24,000 square meters, 600 meters of which is dedicated to swimming
  • Featuring breath-taking views, the beach provides visitors with an array of activities to participate in, in a safe and secure environment

Cycling Track

5-10 kms of cycling tracks across Hudayriyat Island. To facilitate a natural feel, the network goes through a recreational park as well as along the edges of open spaces.

Circuit X

  • Welcome centre/ticketing office
  • BMX tracks inner and outer
  • High ropes course, three levels
  • Zip line
  • Free Fall
  • Climbing wall
  • Retail Shop
  • Splash Park
  • Skate Park, Ramps, Training area
  • Ticket Office
  • Children’s Pool
  • Pirate Playground
  • Vertical Maze structures
  • Changing Rooms
  • Party Room

Bike Park

  • 10, 5, 3 kilometres cycle tracks
  • The Floating Track – 300 meters
  • Shaded rest areas
  • Bike Trails
  • Walking/Jogging trail
  • Public Toilets


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