Reem Island has a new beach at the head of its canal

Aldar’s flooding of the Reem Island canal has created a new beach on the Abu Dhabi island.

The 2.4-kilometre canal, which was filled with water in April, runs through the company’s master-planned Shams development. The beach at its head is made for hosting community events such as Aldar’s Reem Weekend in April, which attracted more than 5,000 visitors.

Also set along the canal are Aldar’s The Bridges development, which launched in April and is set for completion in 2020, and Reem Central Park, which is slated to open next year.

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