If you havent yet taken a family getaway in Dubai, youve been missing out. This is an ideal destination for families, and youll find beaches, theme parks, shopping, and more to keep the whole family happy. Just be sure to take travel insurance with you to keep you covered in the event of any less than ideal situations.
If youve always wanted to skydive, or you know its simply something your kids would love (but youre not too sure about the actual jumping out of a plane part), indoor skydiving is the answer. Check out IFLY Dubai, which youll find at Mirdif City Centre, and both adults and children will get a skydiving experience without the safety risks (youre only around three metres above the ground). The facility has a vertical wind tunnel that uses advanced technology, with the result being a fun family-friendly experience.
Jumeriah Beach Residence
If youve seen any photos of Dubai youll know that its famous for its sand, sea, and sun, and the famous beaches are a must-visit. Jumeriah Beach Residence is the most popular beachfront in Dubai, and is close to many different shops, cafes, and restaurants. A new development (called The Beach) has even more shopping and dining options, along with public bathrooms and a mini water park for the kids.
Were all aware that Dubai is smack bang in the middle of the desert, but the Dubai Miracle Garden is a must-visit, and a real-life oasis that the whole family will enjoy. Youll find it just a few minutes from the main city, and the garden is bursting with more than 45 million flowers, and may soon become the biggest flower garden in the world.
Youll find this amazing restaurant in the Jumeirah Beach Hotel, and it has one of the best locations in Dubai.The whole family will enjoy the delicious food at this restaurant, and children are welcome, with a buffet just for kids, entertainers, and play areas so mum and dad can enjoy their food during brunch on Fridays and Saturdays.
If you visit during spring, winter, or autumn Global Village is one of the best venues for family entertainment in Dubai. The attraction is made up of 31 different pavilions, and each represents a different country, with plenty of shopping and dining options, treats and trinkets from around the world, along with stage shows and street performers to keep the whole family entertained.
Dubai makes the perfect family getaway, whether you plan to stay for a week or two as a holiday destination, or youre using it as a stopover for a day or two. There are so many things for the whole family to do, youll never get bored and are likely to return again and again.
If youre looking for a family getaway, head to Dubai this year.