Looking for a unique iftar experience? Look no further…

While the UAE is filled with beautiful Ramadan tents and iftar menus to suit every taste, if you’re looking for something a bit different this Ramadan, we reckon we’ve found it.

At Mleiha, the historic archeological site in Sharjah, guests can enjoy iftar at the Ramadan Star Lounge, which comes complete with a stargazing session afterwards.

Iftar is available daily from sunset, and takes place in a custom-built Ramadan tent that’s lit with cosy candlelight. Seating options are available both under a shaded canopy, or out in the open area of the archeological centre for small groups looking for some privacy.

After a traditional iftar spread of traditional Middle Eastern dishes, Ramadan juices and water, guests are invited to take a stroll by the nearby deer inclosure, before heading off to explore an array of archaeology and fossils at the Archaological Museum (entry is included in the package). Lead by a professional tour guiide, visitors can marvel at the regions rich history as they explore the museum.

Guests then finish their evening relaxing by the campfire and enjoy a stargazing experience in the peaceful serenity of the historic site. Bliss.

There’s also the option to add a dune drive experience for Dhs50 per person, for those looking for a little more adventure after iftar.

Iftar at the Ramadan Star Lounge is priced at Dhs175 for adults and Dhs100 for children.

Ramadan Star Lounge, Mleiha Archeological Centre, Sharjah, daily from sunset, throughout Ramadan, Dhs175 adults, Dhs100 children. discovermleiha.ae

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