Whether you’re in the mood for international fashion or department stores, you’ll find plenty of shopping and dining choices in the Bawadi Mall. The center is also home to a bowling alley, an eight-screen cinema, and a hotel, the Ayla Bawadi Hotel.
Marks & Spencer
Located in Al Ain, Bawadi Mall is one of the largest shopping centres in the Eastern region of Abu Dhabi. It has over 140,000 square meters of retail space. The mall houses a number of international and regional retail brands. It also features a food court with more than 1,500 grocery products.
Marks & Spencer is a famous brand that is known for its superior quality, service and value. The company has more than 800 stores in 30 countries. It offers a variety of clothing for men, women and kids. They also carry Home and Food items. The brand is owned by the Al-Futtaim Group. They operate 15 stores in the UAE.
The store is open from Monday to Friday 11:00 to 19:00 and Saturday to Sunday 11:00 to 19:00. They accept Visa and Mastercard.
Popeyes At Bawadi Mall
Located in the food court of the Al Bawadi Mall, the Popeyes brand has officially arrived in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The flagship restaurant is currently serving up a smorgasbord of Louisiana style cuisine that’s bound to keep your taste buds on the dance floor.
The nitty gritty is that the Popeyes empire extends across more than 25 countries. The brand has been in the UAE since the early nineties, and its most popular location is the Dubai suburb of Al Ain. While the company’s eponymous restaurant is unquestionably the flagship, there are a number of other locations to choose from. The company’s biggest draw is its ability to assemble and service large numbers of customers with a plethora of dining options. While the name isn’t as well known in the UAE as it is in other parts of the world, the brand is a force to be reckoned with.
Bowling alley At Bawadi Mall
Located in the heart of Al Ain, the Bawadi Mall is the city’s premiere shopping and entertainment destination. Originally built as a meat and vegetable market in the early 80s, the mall has undergone a complete transformation, offering hundreds of shopping and leisure options. Known for its quality and variety, the mall offers a range of restaurants, clothing stores and other attractions.
The bowling alley has recently been re-branded and re-imagined to provide visitors with an exciting and brighter bowling experience. New lighting features are designed to synchronize with the bowling lanes, and the new floor tiles are glittering ceramic tiles.
The bowling alley also boasts the tallest glass tower in the UAE. At over ten stories high, this glass tower houses a number of dazzling light displays.
VOX Cinemas has added another location to its ever-growing portfolio in the form of a 7-screen multiplex located at The Spot – Sheikh Jaber in Riyadh. In fact, a grand total of 149 screens have been installed in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to date, spanning 14 locations across 5 cities. In addition to the new multiplex in Hail, VOX also has a second location in Sohar. A first look at the mall shows that it has an impressive collection of shops and restaurants, as well as an IMAX cinema.
Of course, a hefty portion of the mall’s floorspace is occupied by the mall’s multi-screen cinema. The IMAX is the latest and greatest in the 4D film genre and is a must-see for visitors to the city. The cinema boasts an impressive 1367 seats and features a range of special effects, from motion-controlled curtains to a retractable screen, to ensure moviegoers are in the dark no matter what the weather is like.
Ayla Bawadi Hotel
Located within the Bawadi Mall, Ayla Bawadi Hotel offers accommodation, shopping and dining facilities. The hotel is surrounded by an old camel market and offers modern and stylish rooms. It is the ideal hotel for business visitors as well as tourists. Its facilities include a gym, massages, a swimming pool and an outdoor pool.
The hotel is located just a short distance from the Al Ain International Airport. It is also close to a variety of interesting restaurants. The hotel has free Wi-Fi and parking. The hotel’s restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Its bar and cafe offer light snacks and coffee specialties.
The Ayla Bawadi Hotel has 90 rooms. These are furnished with modern design and Arabic flair. They feature flat screen televisions, safe deposit boxes, minibars, hairdryers, and free Wi-Fi. The rooms are equipped with direct dial telephones and a bathtub-shower combination.
Some Other UAE Attractions
Dubai Safari Park Located in Al Warqa 5, Dubai Safari Park is a 119 ha (350 acre) animal habitat that features a huge variety of animals. It is a naturalistic park with a focus on animal conservation and environmental education. This is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Dubai. It features special areas for reptiles, crocodiles, and amphibians. It is home to 2,500 animals from around the world.
There are four main sections at the park. Each section has a unique theme, but each is also accessible to all users. For instance, visitors can use the Explorer Village to see the jungles of Africa and Asia. Similarly, there is the Arabian Nights Village, which includes camel riding, belly dancing, and a traditional Arabic dinner.
There is also the Global Village, which is a recreation of 40 countries. It features dozens of pavilions and stalls with impressive decorations. It also has a floating market where tourists can purchase typical products from different countries.
The most famous section of the park is the Safari Village. This is the largest aviary display in the UAE. It is full of various exotic animals such as royal white lions, giant tortoises, and African wild dogs. It is also home to chimpanzees, pachyderms, and a number of species of monkeys.
The safari journey lasts between 35-40 minutes. It takes guests to exotic locations where they can see the animals up close. The tour buses are designed for comfort and safety.