A popular Abu Dhabi landmark is about to get a makeover complete with a water park, outdoor sports hall and outdoor cinema.
The Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities recently unveiled plans for the renovation and enhancement of the Corniche with new features conducive to recreational and sporting activities.
The master plan will blend together elements of modern infrastructure, sustainability and a premium standard of living, particularly for those living around the area.
The project will be implemented in several stages, with phase one covering 78,000 square metres, starting from the Lagoon Beach and due for completion in March 2018.
Features include a water park with activities such as watersports, as well as an outdoor cinema, theatre, sports hall, playgrounds, restaurants and retail outlets.
Additional services will be developed, including boat and bike rental, Segway scooters, tours and sports retail outlets.
The municipality has confirmed that the rest of the Corniche will not be affected by the renovation works near Lagoon Beach, and will remain accessible to visitors daily from 7am to midnight.