The Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities (DPM) unveiled the Hudayriat Recreational Beach, which is located on the 3000 hectares Hudayriat Island, south-west of the Abu Dhabi main island. The beach offers residents and visitors the chance to enjoy a multitude of leisure and sports facilities while spending quality time with family and friends. With the aim of attracting large numbers of tourists, the Beach will help put Abu Dhabi on the world map as a top tourist, leisure and luxury destination.
The beach has four football fields, four volleyball courts, four basketball courts, four tennis courts, two beach football fields, two beach volleyball courts, and an open garden. The opening of Hudayriat Recreational Beach is in line with the directives of HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces. The infrastructure work on the island was started in mid-March 2018 and was completed by the Abu Dhabi General Services Company, Musanada, at the beginning of May.