If you’re looking for your next photo opp for your Instagram feed, we may have just found the place for you.

Abu Dhabi’s salt lake located at the Al Wathba reserve which previously had salt flats or ‘sabkha’, has now flourished into natural and man-made lakes, also allowing for wildlife species to thrive.

While becoming a major tourist spot, this trending location has been blowing up on Instagram.  It’s also home to an array of interesting places with diverse natural elements such as flamingos and an array of aquatic life.

Making it a natural hub to visit, it’s an ideal spot for families and children to be one with nature, with this dreamy spot making it on our list of places to visit in the UAE, while also making it a favourite for BBQs, camping or even just a fascinating selfie spot.

With this venue giving us that ultimate wanderlust feel, don’t forget to grab your cameras as this unique sight is definitely one to capture on your trip to this natural alchemy created by nature. This relaxing haven has also been placed on the IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas making it the first site in the region to receive this recognition, with majestic mountains and natural reserves in its surroundings.

In case you’re visiting, do ensure to keep the area clean by avoiding any litter in the vicinity along with removing any chunks of salt from the lake for memories. In addition, a four-wheeler is highly recommended on your visit to this natural wonder for a safe and smooth journey.

Located in the Al Wathba region of Abu Dhabi, in the southern area of the city, you can find the exact location on Google Maps here. For more information on the Al Wathba Wetland Reserve you can head to visitabudhabi.ae

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