HH Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, today (July 15) announced the opening of its latest tourism project, Al Suhub Rest Area, located 600 m above sea level in Khor Fakkan.
The new tourism development consists of two floors with a total area of 2,788 sq m. The ground floor includes a restaurant and a cafe that can accommodate 88 visitors in the inner hall and 48 in the outer balcony, while the basement contains a multi-purpose hall, separate prayer rooms for men and women, toilets, and service and administrative facilities.
On his arrival, Dr. Sheikh Sultan drew the traditional curtain marking the official inauguration and then toured the project through the modern road, which has been designed to the best global standards.
He was then briefed on the Al Suhub Rest Area by Engineer Salah Bin Butti Al Muhairi, Head of the Initiatives Implementation Authority (Mubadara).
Al Suhub Rest Area, which has been implemented on an area of 10,250 sq m, was decorated with green spaces, where 8,700 trees were planted.
Children can enjoy games in their area playing that was built on 541sq.m surrounded by a variety of plants and trees.
The length of the road leading to the Al Suhub area is 6.5 km and includes two lanes for ascent and one for the descent. The road slopes range between three percent and 9.7 percent, which provide the best safety for visitors, said the Mubadara officials.
The Sharjah ruler concluded his tour by inaugurating the 3-km-long mountain path that connects Al Suhub Rest Area with the Al Rafisah Dam.
The path provides a unique experience for adventure lovers to enjoy their favourite activities and provides a spectacular view of the Khor Fakkan mountains, they added.-TradeArabia News Service