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Family holidays in Dubai

Dubai is a wonderland for activities and facilities family holidays are just as perfect for those wanting to simply relax on the beach and enjoy each other's company as those wanting to try water sports, shopping and so much more. Whether you're young or just young at heart there is a fantastic range of sports, games, cultural activities and stunning landscapes just waiting to be discovered. 

At Sovereign we have your comfort at the heart of everything we do. We understand just how important holidays can be, which is why each of our hotels has been tested to ensure it matches our standards. Our Trusted Advisers are travel experts who will help you find the ideal hotel for you, whatever you're looking for from your family holidays in Dubai. 

What to do on your family holiday in Dubai

Dubai is famous for its stunning white sandy beaches and there's nowhere better to spend your days on family holidays. Stretch out on loungers and order food and drinks from the comfort of your towel, take the little ones for a paddle in the clear waters of the sea or take part in the many water sports on offer. Families will also love boat trips around the beautiful coastline. 
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JA Palm Tree Court

There are activities galore, with golf, horse riding, tennis, squash and swimming all on offer. Kids Play Areas will keep everyone entertained when it's time to get out of the sun and there is also mini golf and water sports to try. 

Dar Al Masyaf, Madinat Jumeirah
Choose from a huge range of restaurants with something for even fussy eaters, see shows and musicals at the theatre and watch the kids play on the private beach. There is a Kids' Club as well as complimentary unlimited access to one of the world's biggest water parks. 
Jumeirah Beach Hotel
Children will love the activities and opportunities to make friends in the Kids' Club. There is a wide selection of restaurants, all with child friendly options, as well as unlimited, free access to Wild Wadi Waterpark. 

Atlantis the Palm

Atlantis Kids' Club will keep younger guests from the age of 3 to 12 entertained with an underwater theatre, PlayStation and lots more. The Little Pirates Playground is perfect for explorers and there is a babysitting service for adults who want an evening off. 

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Explore the dunes

The sand dunes are one of Dubai's biggest natural attractions. Dare devils can hop in a 4x4 or quad bike and zoom up and down the sands, while those who prefer a more sedate pace can try camel riding. Head to the dunes for the evening and treat yourselves to a cultural night in a Bedouin style tent where you can enjoy shisha, mint tea, dinner, dancing and even henna painting. 
Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort and Spa
Enjoy a delicious range of family friendly options when it comes to meal times, make the most of the Kids' Club which offers games and fun for children from age 4 to 12 throughout the day. Teen activities include tennis, doughnut rides, volleyball and much more.
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Al Naseem Madinat Jumeirah
Choose family friendly luxury rooms and suites during your stay. Enjoy delicious meals with child friendly options on offer at the restaurant. Hit the private beach or try all of the water sports and activities on offer. 
Jumeirah Zabeel Saray
Sinbad's Kids' Club is full of activities and adventures just waiting to be had on holiday, the swimming pool is ideal for relaxing and watching children play and there is also a cinema and tennis courts. 
Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah
The Kids' Club is available to guests aged 3 to 12 and includes treasure hunts, sandcastle building, puppet shows and lots more. There is also a water sports centre, tennis courts, a swimming pool and a beach area. 

Head inside

Dubai's malls are famous all over the world. Home to some of the best brands and names you can shop for hours, leaving more active kids to spend the day on the biggest indoor ski slope or try going down Asia's largest slide. Those with a sweet tooth will love printing their own 3D candy as well. 

Although Dubai is king of all things new it's home to a fascinating history as well. Visit museums and galleries or one of the many souks. Here you'll have the chance to experience the hustle and bustle of traditional Arabic culture.

For further advice and recommendations, or to book your tailor-made family holiday, speak to our Trusted Advisers on

01293 762400 Or Make an Enquiry

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