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Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 20 September 2018

Watch: Six ways to stay cool in the UAE

From wrapping up in an ice bar, to taking refuge deep, deep under water - our multimedia team have you covered for the remainder of summer

Maksim Kacharov, prepares a cold drink at Chillout ice lounge at Times Square Center. Philip Cheung / The National
Maksim Kacharov, prepares a cold drink at Chillout ice lounge at Times Square Center. Philip Cheung / The National

Sure, we're over halfway through summer and at this point its days are numbered; but by all accounts the worst is still ahead.

With September comes humidity, and even more reason to find new activities to do indoors. But if your lists are all exhausted - we've for some ideas on how to keep cool while the weather is anything but.

From taking a leap into a glorified wind tunnel, to checking out a corner of Abu Dhabi synonymous with shade, to taking shelter with the creatures of the deep, we reckon we've got your lingering weekends of summer covered. There's even a place so cold you have to counter-intuitively wrap up to stay warm. Better yet, we didn't even mention Ski Dubai once.

Then, before you know it, it will be October and we can all go back to going about our normal (outdoor) lives again.

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Read more:

Beat by the heat: Horror stories of summer in the Emirates

How to beat the UAE heat with these snowy activities

Extreme weather in the UAE: Tales of sun, sand and even snow

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