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Family friendly travelling in Dubai

Most popular areas in Dubai for family-friendly hotels

With its glittering high-rise skyline and array of family attractions, Dubai’s a great choice for a holiday with the kids. The city excels at hospitality, and you’ll find family-friendly hotels in every major district. Jumeirah Beach is ideal if you want to combine an active city break with some chilled-out time by the ocean. Downtown Dubai is for those who love to be in the thick of it, surrounded by enticing eateries and shopping malls. Dubai Marina is a buzzing waterfront district, where you’ll find hotels with kid’s clubs and peaceful pool-sides.

Top family-friendly hotels in Dubai

The Palace Downtown Dubai is the perfect spot for a luxurious family getaway. Kids and parents alike will love splashing around in the giant pool, in-room childcare services are available, and the hotel is conveniently located near the myriad thrilling attractions of the Dubai Mall. The JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai boasts a wealth of great family amenities, including free infant and rollaway beds, adjoining rooms, and a gorgeous swimming area with kid’s pool and free cabanas. The sumptuously stylish Shangri-La Hotel Dubai offers spacious guestrooms with home comforts like flat-screen TVs and fridges.

Where to find the best restaurants in Dubai

Dubai may be renowned for its lavish fine dining scene, but there’s no shortage of laid-back restaurants catering to the demands of younger customers. In downtown Dubai you’ll find colorful American-style diners serving mouth-watering hamburgers, and chilled-out bistros where you can enjoy a leisurely weekend brunch. Palm Jumeirah is a great spot for al fresco dining – feast on succulent fresh seafood while the kids play by a golden beach. Amidst the gleaming skyscrapers and celebrity restaurants of Dubai Marina, you’ll also find charming Italian eateries serving family favorites like wood-fired pizza.

The most popular things to do in Dubai

Wild Wadi Water Park is Dubai’s ultimate family day out. This state-of-the-art aquatic wonderland offers a wealth of thrilling slides, leisurely river rides, and shimmering pools. There’s also a range of enticing eateries, serving perennial kids’ favorites like hot dogs, and chicken nuggets. There are enough attractions within the Dubai Mall to keep the whole troop enthralled for your entire trip. KidZania takes fun role play to a whole new level of immersion. In this enchanting replica of a living, breathing city, youngsters can try their hand at countless real-world professions and experiences. The mall is also home to Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo. Start your visit with a stroll through its walk-through tunnel, where you’ll see sleek sand tiger sharks and otherworldly giant rays gliding overhead. As you continue your mesmerizing journey, you’ll come face-to-face with everything from penguins to crocodiles.

Best ways to get around Dubai

Getting around Dubai is generally a smooth, hassle-free experience, even when traveling with kids in tow. The Dubai Metro’s modern, efficient, cheap to ride, and air-conditioned. It’s also the quickest way to travel during morning and evening rush hours, when traffic around the city can grind to a standstill. There’s an extensive bus network, and front seats are typically reserved for women and families. Metered taxis are also abundant, and fares are reasonable. For a scenic and novel journey, take a trip across Dubai Creek on a traditional water taxi, known as an abra.

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