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October 2016

5 of the Best Activities in Bahrain

Looking for things to do in Bahrain? This country has a rich past and heritage that’s still alive today. But history...may not be everyone’s cup of tea.
Luckily, like a pearl in an oyster, Bahrain also holds a wealth of modern attractions. Some of these are at City Centre Bahrain, one of the premier shopping malls in Bahrain.  If you’re in the country and looking for a fun, relaxing time, you should add the following activities to your bucket list.

Take off to Magic Planet
Lose yourself in one of the best entertainment centers in the region. Magic Planet is packed with activities for kids and grown-up kids - including a children's play area where they can crawl, jump, swing and slide, the latest electronic video games, skill games, prize games, and activities and contests throughout the year.

Dive into Wahooo! Waterpark
Come on over to the first indoor-outdoor water park in the Middle East. With an area of 15,000 square meters, it's the perfect water-fest with attractions and rides of various thrill levels, including Lazy River (slow and easy), Wave Pool (medium thrills), Master Blaster (for the nerves of steel), and Flow Rider (for the pros).

Score a victory at Yalla! Bowling Lanes and Lounge
Fun fact: the Americans did not invent bowling; it originated five thousand years ago in Egypt. Bowling is also one of a handful of sports in which people of all ages can compete. So head over to Yalla! Bowling Lanes and Lounge for some family fun and exercise.

Join the City Walkers
Torn between shopping and workouts? Do both! City Centre Bahrain's ‘City Walkers' fitness program gives you the opportunity to work out while you window shop. Participants meet three times a week and are carefully supervised by a certified personal trainer. No age restrictions, no sign-ups. It's also an enjoyable way to make new friends.
One of the charms of Bahrain is its relatively low-key appeal. Take the time to dig deeper, and you’ll discover that this beautiful country has something for everyone.

 
October 2016

On a Day Out in Bahrain

Bahrain offers a lot in terms of entertainment options and leisure destinations. Whatever be your preferred form of relaxation or amusement, you’ll find it in the Island of Pearls.

If you’re out and about in the capital city of Manama, planning a day of R&R, City Centre Bahrain could be the perfect destination for you. Below we explore some of the best entertainment activities that Bahrain has to offer.

Wahooo! Waterpark
Wahooo! Is one of the most modern and futuristic waterparks in the Middle East. Spread over 15,000 square-meters, it comes packed with games, rides, slides, pools and more. Designed on a theme of “sub-tropical paradise”, the waterpark features a moored schooner at its heart.

Wahooo! Waterpark is a great place for all people from all age groups.  The park has 30% outdoor activities and 70% indoors and ensures a delightful experience in all weathers. The temperature-controlled swimming pools adds to this factor.

There is a multi-level fortress, an abundance of games and a toddler pool for the younger kids who might not be able to enjoy the rides due to safety restrictions. Every Wednesday, the waterpark hosts a ladies night that runs from 5:00 in the evening to 10:00 next morning.

The water park also features a wave pool, a lazy river, a retail store and a restaurant. There is also a large party room designed Wahoo Waterpark to host corporate events, birthday parties and more

Wahooo! Waterpark can definitely offer you many hours of entertainment, whether you’re looking to splash around in the water or just lounge out by the pool. And since it's a part of City Centre Bahrain, once you’ve had your fill of the waterpark, you can always bounce next door for a few hours of shopping, catch the latest blockbuster or visit your favourite eat-out.

Magic Planet
As the name might suggest, this is another world of magical family entertainment. Magic Planet is packed with tons of exciting and engaging games, adventurous rides, and a futuristic 4D theatre. Whether you’re seeking a rush of adrenaline for the kids or even yourself, Magic Planet is the place to be.

Cineco20 Cinemas
How about some popcorn and blockbuster to peak your day? Cineco20 Cinemas, at City Centre Bahrain, is an expansive 20-screen movie entertainment plaza that’s spread over 8,000 square metres. It also includes two 2 VIP screens that offer you a remarkably luxurious and captivating cinematic experience withcutting-edge surround sound technology.

So, if you're out in Bahrain with you friends or family and wondering what to do and where to go for a day of fun and entertainment, look no further than City Centre Bahrain.

 
September 2015

The real life of Bahrain

How do you know what’s real and what’s part of the reel life? When it comes to watching cinemas in Bahrain, it’s hard to make out the difference with the real-life viewing experience available for movie goers at Bahrain. Add a bit of drama, lights and action, and you’ll have people flocking to the theaters to catch up on the latest blockbusters at the state-of-the-art cinemas in the region.

So what makes watching movies in Bahrain a unique experience? Watching movies with your family is always a special and exciting experience. The anticipation, the talks during the ride to the movie hall and the popcorn adds to the thrill before sitting down for the movie. Movie goers at Bahrain are sure to find an enhanced cinema experience. There are many options when it comes to picking a theater with plush, push back seats, individual viewing galleries, exclusive comfort that outmatches other cinemas and of course a surround sound experience that simply out of this world.

A Treat for Cinema Goers

Nothing beats a show at the cinema when you want to unwind from the daily grind. Cineco20 Cinemas at City Centre Bahrain is the best place to watch your favourite films. The 20-screen Cineco takes movie-watching to the next level by making it bigger, better, louder, clearer and more comfortable than anything you've experienced before. Cineco20 is equipped with the most perfect surround sound technology and promises to be the ultimate treat to your senses.

VIP Screens

The two VIP screens at Cineco20 will elevate your perception of movie watching to a whole new level. With the plushest and comfiest reclining seats and a hostess to serve you caramel popcorn, Cineco20 takes movie viewing to the ultimate heights of luxury. The VIP screens even have a special lounge for you relax before your show begins.

Book Online

You can easily book your movie tickets online anytime, anywhere and from any mobile device for any show at Cineco20, City Centre Bahrain. You can choose the movie you want to watch, your choice of seats and the show timing when you make your booking online.

Movies for Everyone

Movie buffs in Bahrain need not go anywhere to catch the latest blockbusters. Be it the biggest Hollywood releases of the year or the best animated movies that your kids have been raving about, the Cineco20, the 20-screen multiplex at City Centre brings the best of cinema for your movie watching pleasure.

Kids Days Out

Your little one’s birthday coincides with the release of the latest edition of his favourite Minions? Make it a party at the Cineco20, with a birthday like no other. Your kids and their friends get to watch their tiny heroes and you have the hassle of party planning off your back. With a multi-cuisine food court to cater to all their whims and fancies, your kids and their buddies are bound to have the best birthday party they ever had.

Thriller, Horror or Sci-fi

If hair raising thrillers, sci-fi dramas and horror movies that raise a scream are your kind of movie fun, then you can head to Cineco20 to catch the best of them. From the latest edition of Mission Impossible to the Fantastic Four, you won’t be left behind. You just need to grab your bucket of buttered popcorn or your favourite nachos to munch away as the reels of non-stop; edge of the seat action and drama unfolds on the screen. The state of the art surround sound technology will make the movie larger than life be it sci-fi, horror or thriller.

Movies for the Expat Community

Bahrain is home to expats from all over the world. With the expat population that is close to one-fifth of this tiny island nation’s 1.3 million habitants, leisure activities especially cinema from around the world are screened at all the cinema halls in Manama and the surrounding suburbs. The largest expat community is Indian, especially from the southern states of India. You can catch the latest releases of Bollywood, the most recent Malayalam flicks and the biggest blockbusters of Tamil and Telgu film industry like the epic Bahubali at Cineco20 at the City Centre Bahrain. Cineco also features the latest Arabic movie releases from the Middle East region, like Egyptian and Lebanese movies.

The western expats in Bahrain are not left without choice either, as the latest Hollywood films make it to the film screens at Cineco20 within days of their US release.

Bahraini Cinema

Home-grown Bahraini cinema is still in its nascency. The man from Muharraq, Mohammed Rashed Bu Ali is perhaps the most prolific of the film makers of cinema in Bahrain. His films present traditional Bahraini in a whole different angle with poetic fragments, paradoxes, and elaborate metaphors. His films weave in simple stories and resemble the oral folklore of Bahrain’s yore. Bu Ali’s films have been screened at international film festivals around the world. Bahrain’s Ministry of Culture has given further thrust to home grown Bahraini cinema with the establishment of the new Bahrain Film Fund. You can also catch the latest releases from the Arab world on your weekend movie night out at City Centre Bahrain.

There is no dearth of options when it comes to movie goers in Bahrain. No other place in the world adds a dash of drama even while watching a movie like Bahrain. So head out with your family to the best cinema in Bahrain for an experience like never before.

 
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