Family holidays to Dubai come with plenty of hotel options, making it one of the most sought-after holiday destinations year-round. We’ve handpicked some of the best luxury hotels that offer a wide choice of facilities, leisure activities and practical locations for exploring the rest of what Dubai has to offer.
ATLANTIS THE PALM | KIDS GO FREE THIS SUMMER
At the centre of Dubai’s man-made island is the 5-star Atlantis The Palm Hotel. A destination in itself, The Palm Jumeirah is themed around the fabled lost city of Atlantis with more than 1500 rooms. Guests have unlimited free access to the Aquaventure Waterpark, alongside 23 restaurants and bars, a private beach, swimming pool, tennis court and kids’ club.
GRAND HYATT DUBAI
This award-winning hotel is situated near the bustling Sheikh Zayed Road in Bur Dubai. Plush suites and marble bathrooms, outdoor pools, a spa and landscaped gardens make this resort a true oasis of relaxation. There are 13 bars and restaurants to sample, plus a 24-hour gym and running track so you can keep active without even leaving the resort.
SOFITEL DUBAI THE PALM RESORT AND SPA
Also on The Palm island, Sofitel Dubai boasts a private beach with 500m of pristine white sands and private couples’ cabanas. Guests can indulge in six pools and a luxurious spa, or make the most of the spacious bedrooms, free WiFi and entertainment zones. You’ll be spoilt for choice with five à la carte restaurants and multiple lounges.
JW MARRIOT MARQUIS DUBAI
In Downtown Dubai, JW Marriott Marquis Hotel is just 10 minutes’ drive from Dubai Mall and Dubai Opera. Offering modern luxury and award-winning service, it also has Art Deco influences throughout making it a truly unique space. With a choice of over 10 restaurants and lounges, a heated outdoor pool and a health club, there’s enough to keep you entertained during your stay.
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