Swim with dolphins
Atlantis The Palm has clubs for both kids and teens and an array of water based activities, from swimming with dolphins to a brilliant water park Aquaventure featuring the world’s largest diameter slide and the world’s first vertical family ride! Atlantis The Palm is great choice for a family holiday to Dubai.
This resort is huge and has oodles of family facilities, from the excellent children’s Penguin Club (ages four to 12), to the extensive beach and pool facilities and kid-friendly restaurants.
An awesome wave
As Dubai’s first five-star family-friendly resort, this instantly recognisable wave-shaped structure has impressive facilities for all the family. There’s the Sinbad's Kids Club, Wild Wadi waterpark next door, and plenty of casual dining fit for a kid.
Home grown produce
This five star resort has been awarded the Middle East’s Leading Family Resort by the World Travel Awards 2013. The hotel provides a babysitting service, children's club and teen club with activities ranging from football matches to movie nights.
Explore the biogarden where the resort grows it’s own produce to be used in the restaurants, plant descriptions provide educational information on the natural health and beauty benefits.
Step from hotel to beach
The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina is Dubai’s first Westin resort and a great one for families. There's special kids’ menus, babysitting services and, with a children’s club hosting a variety of games and activities, there's plenty for the little nippers to do. There's also a big enough pool for parents to exercise and direct access to the beach.
Fab pools and kids clubs
A very popular beach resort with a strong focus on keeping the little ones happy, with children’s pools and kid’s Penguin Club and plenty of suitable dining options from fussy toddlers to adventurous teenagers.
Located at Mall of the Emirates, staying in a ‘ski chalet‘ overlooking the slopes of Ski Dubai is a unique experience. As well as the ski resort and shopping, there’s Magic Planet, Dubai’s largest indoor family entertainment centre.
A grand gesture
This massive, impressive Hyatt might not be near the beach but it does have plenty of leisure facilities for kids as well as babysitting services until 10pm.
A traditional villa
In the atmospheric Bastakiya area, this handsome wind-tower residence puts you right in the heart of Old Dubai. The guest house has limited facilities for children, however all guests are offered complimentary access to the swimming pool and other facilities at the Arabian Courtyard hotel, just 200 metres away.
The best five-star close to the airport, making this luxury hotel a great option for a stopover to explore Old Dubai. There are also excellent babysitting services if you want to try out one of Dubai’s best restaurants - Reflets.