Celebrating UAE National Day at Rixos Bab Al Bahr

Rixos Bab Al Bahr's Enchanting Holiday Season

Join us at Rixos Bab Al Bahr, the renowned family beach resort on Al Marjan Island, for an unforgettable ultra-all-inclusive UAE National Day weekend filled with cultural richness, arts and crafts workshops, traditional entertainment, and much more.

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Rixos Bab Al Bahr, nestled on the picturesque Al Marjan Island, is excited to extend a warm invitation to you and your loved ones. Join us as we celebrate the 52nd UAE National Day in a manner that truly embodies the spirit of this great nation. Our resort has meticulously curated a lineup of offerings that promise a weekend filled with celebration, excitement, and cultural richness.

Rixos Bab Al Bahr's Enchanting Holiday Season

Embracing the Heritage of the UAE

Arts and Craft Workshops: Showcasing Excellence

Our UAE National Day celebration starts with a journey into the heart of Emirati craftsmanship. Immerse yourself in the world of local artisans and witness their excellence in action.

  • Al-Saffa Workshop: Explore the intricate art of Al-Saffa, an age-old Emirati tradition, and learn the stories behind these beautiful creations.
  • Lich Workshop: Delve into the world of Lich, a traditional Emirati craft passed down through generations. Discover the techniques, colours, and patterns that make Lich’s artistry remarkable.
  • Gargir Workshop: Experience the magic of Gargir, another local craft rooted in the UAE’s rich heritage. Discover the symbolism behind Gargir designs and try your hand at creating your masterpiece.
  • Pottery Art: Unleash your creativity in the pottery art workshop. Embrace the earthy charm of Emirati pottery and shape your unique clay creation under the guidance of skilled artisans.

Traditional Entertainment: An Enchanting Experience

At Rixos Bab Al Bahr, we believe in immersing our guests in the heart of Emirati culture. Here’s what we have in store for you:

  • Al Ayala Folk Dances: Be mesmerized by the graceful movements of Al Ayala folk dancers. This traditional Emirati dance form tells stories of the desert, unity, and the spirit of the UAE.
  • Traditional Beat Ceremonies: Feel the rhythm of the UAE with traditional beat ceremonies. The percussion and drums will transport you to a world where tradition meets celebration.
  • Enchanting Local Tunes: A live band will serenade you with enchanting local tunes throughout the day. Let the melodies of the UAE create a memorable backdrop to your National Day celebration.

Unmissable Experiences: Camel Rides and Falcon Photo Opportunities

No National Day celebration would be complete without these iconic experiences:

  • Camel Rides: Take a leisurely camel ride and experience the desert’s serenity while creating cherished memories.
  • Falcon Photo Opportunities: Get up close and personal with majestic falcons, symbolising the UAE’s heritage. Capture the moment with stunning photos.
Rixos Bab Al Bahr's Enchanting Holiday Season

All-Inclusive Luxury: Indulge in Rixos Bab Al Bahr

Your National Day experience at Rixos Bab Al Bahr includes much more than cultural festivities. Revel in the lap of luxury with:

  • Fourteen Restaurants and Bars: Savor a world of flavours with our diverse dining options, from international cuisine to local delicacies.
  • Rixy Kids Club: Keep the little ones entertained with various activities and supervised fun.
  • Teens Club: Designed for our young guests, the Teens Club offers a space to socialize and enjoy age-appropriate activities.
  • Exclusive Sports Club: Stay active with our sports facilities, catering to leisurely and competitive enthusiasts.
  • Full-Fledged Entertainment Program: Your days and nights will be filled with exciting shows, performances, and events.


Embark on this incredible journey with rates starting from only AED 1099++ for two adults. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to celebrate the UAE National Day in style at Rixos Bab Al Bahr.

Meet Ahmed Elnawawy, Our General Manager

Ahmed Elnawawy, General Manager at Rixos Bab Al Bahr, shares his thoughts on this special occasion: “The 52nd UAE National Day is a special occasion for us, and we are honoured to celebrate it with our guests. This weekend promises a wonderful blend of Emirati traditions, entertainment, and culinary delights. We invite you to join us for an unforgettable experience embodying this great nation’s spirit.”

Rixos Bab Al Bahr's Enchanting Holiday Season

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q: How do I book my stay for the UAE National Day weekend at Rixos Bab Al Bahr?

A: Booking your stay is easy. Visit our website or call our reservations team to secure your spot for this memorable celebration.

Q: Is the ultra-all-inclusive package suitable for families with children?

A: Absolutely! Our resort offers a range of family-friendly amenities, including the Rixy Kids Club and Teens Club, ensuring a great time for all.

Q: What is the significance of falcons in Emirati culture?

A: Falcons hold a special place in Emirati culture, symbolizing the country’s heritage and the art of falconry, which has been practised for centuries.

Q: Are there vegetarian dining options available at Rixos Bab Al Bahr?

A: Yes, our restaurants offer a variety of vegetarian dishes to cater to different dietary preferences.

Q: Can I participate in multiple workshops during my stay?

A: Of course! You’re welcome to explore all the workshops and immerse yourself in the rich Emirati culture.

Q: What is the best way to reach Rixos Bab Al Bahr?

A: The resort is conveniently located on Al Marjan Island, easily accessible from major cities in the UAE. You can find detailed directions on our website.


As UAE National Day approaches, Rixos Bab Al Bahr welcomes you and your loved ones. Join us for a weekend that encapsulates the essence of the UAE—its culture, traditions, and the spirit of unity. Book your ultra-all-inclusive stay today and participate in a celebration you’ll treasure forever. Experience the magic of Rixos Bab Al Bahr, where every moment is a memory in the making.

Contact & Location

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