Guide To Jebel Hafeet Mountain – Al Ain, UAE.
This is one of those incredible sights that comes once in a life time, not forgetting it being a thrilling experience to drive up and down one of the worlds greatest driving roads – Jebel Hafeet Road stretching 7.3 miles and climbing nearly 4,000 feet; and boasts of 60 corners and a surface so smooth than you can imagine.
Tall high at 1,340 meters, bordering Oman, Jebel Hafeet is the highest mountain in the UAE (United Arab Emirates). Amazing and splendid are the sights. As you head upwards the panoramic view of the extensive slopes of the mountain begin forming, a picturesque display of the wonderful developed desert landscape surfaces.
Over 500 ancient burial tombs dating back 5,000 years have been found in the Jebel Hafeet foothills.
To top it up, at the foot hills lies the Green Mubazarrah, that has hot water springs, swimming pools and jacuzzi. Fauna lovers have a wide range of choices to satisfy their eyes, bats, foxes, & snakes to mention just but a few.
There is an extensive cave system, the largest being Magharet Qasir Hafee,whose shafts, passages and chambers run approximately 450 metres reaching a depth of up to 96 metres.
Do not also forget the Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet.” Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet with 124 rooms is a unique mountain oasis resort, located at 915 m on Hafeet Mountain, just a 2hr drive from Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
With refined authentic architecture reflecting the magic atmosphere of the region, the hotel offers 2 restaurants, a coffee shop and a bar with breathtaking views of the city. There are also various meeting facilities and recreational activities available such as a health club, 3 swimming pools with water slides, mini golf and a kids playground.”