Top 5 Family Hotels In Dubai
Dubai is one of the top destinations in the Middle East. It is the most crowded city in the United Arab Emirates (Dubai’s population: 2.89 million as of November 2017). However, it is also among the safest and most welcoming of cities in the region for tourists who want to experience great adventures. In other words, you can go ahead and book a family holiday in Dubai without worrying about security concerns.
Thanks to Dubaiâ€™s efficient law enforcers, travelers feel safe and secure in the city at any time of the day. Still, you are advised against throwing caution to the wind. Stay alert at all times as you would anywhere else in the world.
If you are planning to travel to Dubai with your family, you have plenty of things to do in this global city.
Here are five of the best family hotels in Dubai
Atlantis. This mesmerizing, grand hotel is situated on the Palm, a man-made island playground for kids of all ages, from 0 to 100. Yes, you will be re-acquainted with your inner child here. The name itself could not be far from some serious waterpark adventure.
The family deluxe room costs around US$1,000-US$2,000 per night, depending upon the season. It can accommodate up to six persons (kids and adults) and one infant. Kids can have fun at the Atlantis Kids Club, while the parents can go diving or take the kids to the resortâ€™s family entertainment spots. The Lost Chambers Aquarium is a must-visit for the guests.
Travel time to and from Dubai airport is approximately 45 minutes.
Le Royal MÃ©ridien Beach Resort & Spa. Offering a stunning view of the Arabian Gulf in a property spanning 19 acres, this is a great hotel for a family holiday. Be sure to check out its Penguin Club for kids 0 to 4 years old. There are three swimming pools, a kids pool, and a direct beach access. The family can also choose from international award-winning restaurants and bars.
The apartment suite (around US$1,000 per night) is perfect for a family of six. It has a sea view balcony and a kitchenette with butler pantry.
Travel time to and from Dubai airport is approximately 30 minutes.
Jumeirah Beach Hotel. This luxury family beach resort offers â€œthe ultimate family lifestyle experience.â€ The hotelâ€™s wave-like building architecture with blue plated glass is already a must-see in Dubai. You have a lot of room options in this family hotel, with room rates ranging from an estimated $500 up to around $4,000, excluding service charge and other fees.
Please note, however, that its famous Wild Wadi Waterpark will be closed from January 13 until February 8, 2018.
Children can have fun at Sinbadâ€™s Kids Club and the Wild Wadi Waterpark, while the adults can play some tennis and squash. The whole can choose from six swimming pools and 21 restaurants in the resort. It also offers a private beach access.
Travel time to and from Dubai airport is approximately 25 minutes.
JA Palm Tree Court. There are three kids clubs, a sprawling 800-meter private beach and 16 dining selections in this 5-star hotel. It also offers a 9-hole golf course and academy for the parents and guardians.
It also offers daily complimentary shuttle transfers to its close neighbor, Dubai Parks & Resort, home of three world-class theme parks.
The family room (around US$1,500 per night) can accommodate up to six guests. Travel time to and from Dubai airport is approximately 45 minutes.
JA Jebel Ali Beach Hotel. This award-winning, family-friendly and all-inclusive hotel offers a majestic view of the Arabian Gulf and a private beach. You can book a family garden view room (around US$1,000 per night) or family sea view room (around US$1,300 per night). Both are interconnecting rooms with small viewing balconies.
The resort offers fun activities for guests of all ages. Travel time to and from Abu Dhabi or Dubai airport is approximately 45 minutes.
Dubai is popular among travel enthusiasts regardless of age and gender. Enchanting desert patterns. Amazing coastline. Jaw-dropping structures. Stunning sceneries. These are just a few of the reasons why flying to Dubai is on top of a lot of peopleâ€™s bucket list.
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According to reports, foreign visitors in Dubai increased to 8.06 million or 10.6 percent in the first half of 2017. This figure is affirmed by Dubai Duty-Free, which was able to bounce back last year after a sales slowdown in 2016.
Dubai Duty-Free posted a new monthly sales record of $219 million in December 2017. Its annuals sales soared by 5.6 percent to $1.93 billion. You can just imagine the assortment of items you and your family can get here.
Lindsay is the founder and editor of Carpe Diem OUR Way. She left her career in Canada to share her love of travel with her two young boys. She is passionate about sharing adventure travel activities for families and to encourage others to explore the world. She resides in the suburbs of Vancouver when not jet setting abroad.