Dubai, Keeping Cool in the Hot Summer
Visitors to Dubai now have a new way to keep Cool during the very hot Mideast Summer.
This Summer the company behind the city’s indoor ski slope plans to let guests stay overnight in tents on the man-made snow on Fridays starting from 29 July.
For $204 a person, campers will get after-hours access to the slopes and refreshments including hot chocolate before bedding down in tents and sleeping bags to keep out the artificial chill. Breakfast is served in an adjacent Alpine themed cafe.
The man-made Ski Dubai attraction opened in Y 2005 in the Mall of the Emirates shopping complex.
Its operator says overnight visitors can expect temperatures of -4 degrees Celsius (25 F). Weather outside Tuesday was typical at 43 C (109 F).