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  • Dubai Family holidays

    Thanks to its world-class shopping malls, exhilarating attractions and flawless beaches, Dubai has established itself as a premier family holiday destination. This modern-day oasis is a city with audacity and verve: palm-shaped islands, soaring sky-scrapers and sensational sights forge a memorable feast for the senses.

    Yes, Dubai is home to the world’s only seven-star hotel, but this city has a lot more than just bells and whistles. Dubai family holidays offer a real taste of traditional Arabic life; the bustling souks which snake through its centre are one of the many reminders of this city’s cultural roots.

    In search of entertainment? Family holidays to Dubai won’t disappoint. Head to IMG Worlds of Adventure and you will find the world’s largest indoor theme park; a $1 billion attraction composed of more than 20 rides. Watch your children wonder at animatronic dinosaurs, life-like Marvel characters and imposing rollercoasters – there’s even a haunted house!

    The Wild Wadi Park is one of the most popular family tourist attractions in the region. Here you can escape Dubai’s heat by exploring a myriad of flumes, slides, tidal pools, lagoons and swimming holes. If your little ones are still struggling with the heat, you can also find Ski Dubai: an indoor ski resort that is a part of the Mall of the Emirates – one of the biggest shopping malls in the world.

    It wouldn’t be fair to talk about family holidays to Dubai without mentioning its enviable beaches. Perched at the foot of the Persian Gulf, Dubai’s sun-drenched beaches boast tepid ocean waters. This provides the perfect setting for adrenaline junkies, who will find a range of water sports sprawled across every nook and cranny of the city’s coastline. Whether you are jet-skiing or paragliding, snorkelling or wakeboarding, family holidays in Dubai are steeped in entertainment.