Tilal Swaihan is a tourist destination and a recreational campsite, where UAE citizens and residents can put up temporary camps in the sandy Swaihan hills to carry out activities such as cycling and modified car racing. Booking can be done through the municipality customer service centre or the administrative office located on site, subject to the supervision of relevant authorities.
Al Ain is a city in the Eastern Region of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, on the United Arab Emirates’ border with Oman, adjacent to the town of Al-Buraimi. It is the largest inland city in the Emirates, the fourth-largest overall (after Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah), and the second-largest in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The freeways connecting Al-Ain, Abu Dhabi, and Dubai form a geographic triangle in the country, each city being roughly 130 kilometres from the other two.
Al-Ain is known as the “Garden City” of Abu Dhabi, due to its greenery, particularly with regard to the city’s oases, parks, tree-lined avenues and decorative roundabouts.
Al-Ain is developing as a tourist destination. The dry desert air makes it a welcome retreat from the coastal humidity of the larger cities. Many Emirati nationals in Abu Dhabi have holiday houses in the city making it a popular weekend destination for families from the capital city. Its attractions include the Al Ain National Museum, the Al Ain Palace Museum, several restored forts and the Hili Archaeological Park site, dating back to the Bronze Age. Jebel Hafeet dominates the surrounding area. It is popular to visit to the mineral springs at Green Mubazzarah at the base of the mountain, and to drive to the mountaintop at sunset. Other attractions include Al Ain Zoo, an amusement park named “Hili Fun City”, many well-maintained parks popular with families in the summer evenings, and a heritage village.