Zayed Sports City

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This mammoth sports complex is home to everything from basketball and beach volleyball facilities to tennis courts, a football stadium and a fitness centre. It also has a very affordable bowling alley and an ice rink (Tel: +971 2403 4333), with the latter being a fantastic way to cool off for a few hours, with lessons available if you're looking to channel your inner figure-skating champion.

ZSC's International Tennis Centre (Tel: +971 2403 4222), an ATP-standard facility with six training courts and a centre court with a spectator capacity of 5,000, hosts the annual Mubadala World Tennis Championship. Each year, the world's best players compete for the championship title over three days of thrilling action.

ZSC is also home to Abu Dhabi's biggest bowling alley, the Khalifa International Bowling Centre (Tel: +971 2403 4648). Housing 40 lanes and one of the world's most modern alleys, there's also a video arcade, bumper cars and a restaurant for when all that activity works up an appetite.