If you’ve already booked a trip to Dubai with family – be rest assured, it will be is an ideal holiday experience for every member of the family.
Here are the top 10 places of interest in Dubai selected and presented by bridesbay.com to keep both kids and their parents busy and entertained during their vacation,
1. Parks and Resorts
Dubai has a wide range of unique parks and resorts for kids and the young at heart moms and dads in fun-packed theme parks like Motiongate, Bollywood Park and Legoland. Take rest from all the dizzy attractions at Riverland entertainment and dining boulevard, to spend a little calmer family leisure time. Make this weekend most joyful family adventure by staying at the heart of the action - Lapita Hotel, a Polynesian- styled luxury hotel located close to the parks.
2. Kite Beach
Located at a walking distance from Jumeirah’s main street. The beach has high-quality watersports equipment available for hire ,with kitesurfing, wakeboarding and stand-up paddleboarding gear all ready to go. In the afternoon, you canjoy nearly all sports as this is when the wind picks up and better conditions to enjoy. Kite Beach is definitely an ideal place to have a swim in the warm waters with the kids, gather some shells and then have a breakfast or lunch at the famous food truck or at one of the many mobile beach canteens along the running track. Parents can comfortably lay back on the deck chairs, enjoy the kitesurf show and picturesque views of Burj Al Arab, while the kids can play in the sand or be entertained at Wire World.
3. Aquaventure Waterpark
Both children and adults are granted an action-filled time at Aquaventure Waterpark. Brave and bold vacationers can take the water park’s thrilling rides, one of which puts you in a tube that runs through a shark aquarium. The little ones can stay amused at Splashers Children’s Play Area. And when you need a break from all the fun, wander along the Palm’s calm waterways or catch an evening sun on a nearby beach.
Placed inside The Dubai Mall, this award-winning complex was designed in order to let the youth feel what’s it like to be an adult. So, basically, it’s a usual town scaled down in size. Kidzania is also an educational complex accomplished with paved streets, buildings and even a functioning economy. Watch your kids play grown-ups, trying on professions starting from firemen, policemen, and doctors to talk-show hosts, Emirates pilots or even perfumers mixing their own perfumes.
5. IMG Worlds of Adventure
A day out at IMG Worlds of Adventure, perhaps one of the Emirates’ newest and most up-to-date theme parks, will surely leave a smile on your kids’ faces. Don’t forget to put on some comfy footwear as there are almost 28 soccer fields of space cluttered with various attractions for the whole family to try. Mindblowing rides at IMG bring your favourite comics characters to life, like Tom and Jerry to the characters of Marvel and DC. A day spent here will contribute to a memorable family trip.
6. City Walk
City Walk is among the most child-friendly entertainment districts with places like Hub Zero - a semi-virtual gaming complex with different attractions for all age categories and The Green Planet - an enclosed unique ecosystem recreating a tropical jungle with nearly 3,000 representatives of flora and fauna.
7. Dubai Ice Rink
The full-size Dubai Ice Arena, located in the central mall is always open to vacationers of all ages and skills with instructors on spot to help you stand confidently on ice. Teenage children will appreciate the dance club with disco lights and popular tunes giving them the chance to demonstrate their dancing talents in the Emirate’s largest dance event.
8. The Green Planet
Go for a promenade through an exotic rainforest right here in Dubai. Head to The Green Planet in the open-air shopping district of City Walk to find yourselves in a fully natural ecosystem filled with plants, animals, birds and fun. Here you will discover literally hundreds of herbs and animals from brightly coloured toucans and parrots to butterflies and even a sloth! The immense bio-dome is a worth-visiting site for any convinced environmentalist.
9. iFLY Dubai
While some argue that skydiving is one of the most dangerous activities in the world, it is surely an activity that would be a dream for a kid. At iFLY Dubai, children and their parents are given this amazing opportunity to experience the excitement of skydiving with complete safety, going up no more than three meters from the floor, with the technologically advanced vertical wind tube.
10. Burj Khalifa
A trip inside the iconic Burj Khalifa -the most recognized structure of the UAE and the tallest man-made building on Earth. The 45-minute guided tour leads tourists through numerous multimedia exhibits followed by an ear-popping ascension at over 22mph, lifting you up at 1,483 feet above the ground level on the 124th floor. You’re only two-thirds of all the way up, but there’s already a marvellous view of city and ocean right under your feet.