Fairmont The Palm is the perfect family resort, offering 381 lavish rooms and suites overlooking the Arabian Gulf and Dubai skyline. The resort enjoys a prime setting on the emirate’s most sought-after island community, Palm Jumeirah, and offers the perfect mix of activities for young and old alike to enjoy. Four temperature-controlled pools, a private beach, watersports, the activity-packed Fairmont Falcons Kids’ Club and children’s cookery classes keep even the most restless children happy, leaving parents plenty of time to unwind at the adults-only pool and Willow Stream Spa, with indulgent face and body treatments, a thermal suite, couples’ rooms and a traditional Moroccan hammam.
Alternatively, head to the Health Club for a host of fitness classes, including cooling off and toning up with outdoor Aquaspin, a super-fun way to burn over 800 calories per session. Kids will have the time of their lives at the Falcon Kids Club, which offers a jam-packed daily itinerary led by a qualified team of in-house playmakers. Open to kids from 18 months to 16 years, the menu of safe, fun and educational activities includes a toddlers’ playhouse, a splash park, climbing walls, arts-and-crafts sessions, homes corner and dressing up, a wide variety of books, toys and jigsaw puzzles. Older kids won’t be left kicking their heels either, with a choice of Xbox, Wii and PlayStation games in the specially designed chill-out zone.
The Chef ’s Palette by Gaggenau, a cooking studio at the resort, introduces kids to the culinary arts. Itt might even kickstart an ambition to be a top chef! Dining with the family is a pleasure at Fairmont The Palm. Tailor-made menus offer a range of treats for kids and parents, and the six world-class restaurants and lounges feature healthy options, in-room dining and family- friendly weekend brunch. Dining is complimentary for kids five and under.
A choice of generously proportioned rooms and suites offer flexibility for families, easily accommodating a crib or cot, children-specific amenities, and connecting rooms for that much-needed extra space. In-room DVDs are available on request and kids are given welcome treats on arrival, such as cookies, milk and sweets. There are professional babysitting and childcare services on hand if parents want a child-free evening. Families really do come first at Fairmont The Palm.