Hotels in Abu Dhabi are now allowed to open their swimming pools if they comply with a set of health and safety guidelines.
The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT - Abu Dhabi) has written to properties in the UAE capital with the news that they can reopen pools from today, Thursday July 16.
Each hotel much comply with a set of health and safety guidelines to make sure guests and staff are safe. Among them are the need for regular sanitisation and social distancing measures.
DCT - Abu Dhabi will inspect all pools before they are given the green light to reopen.
While it's unlikely any pools will be open in time for the weekend, there are still plenty of things to do in the capital. Click here for some inspiration.