Dubai is a place where people come from all over the world for their business activities as well as recreational activities or to spend their holidays. Families with children are curious to know that which are the best parks and resorts in Dubai to spend their time in amazing way and to make their family holidays in Dubai memorable.
Best Parks and Resorts in Dubai
Though Dubai is located in Desert with only 150 mm rainfall per year. Dubai have done great job by making sure there are lots of parks and resorts are available to locals and tourists. Here we are listing some best parks and resorts in Dubai.
1. Dubai Parks and Resorts – Theme Park
Dubai Parks and Resorts is a theme park located on Sheikh Zayed Road and close to Al Maktoum International Airport. Dubai parks and Resorts recently opened on December 18, 2016 and consists of three theme parks: Motiongate, LEGOLAND and LEGOLAND Water Park, Bollywood Theme Park and Riverland Dubai. It is spread over 25 million square feet area that makes it the largest theme park of the region. Dubai Parks and Resorts has more than 100 rides and attractions in all together.
2. Safa Park
Safa Park, Dubai is one of the best and historical park in Dubai. It is one of the old things or recreations of Dubai. Safa Park was created in 1975 on 150 acre are. The park offers number of natural views consisting of three artificially designed lakes, a little forest, A Waterfall, an outdoor ice skating ring to entertain the skating lovers and an amazing looking jogging track for those who love to jog.
3. Zabeel Park
Zabeel Park is another one of the oldest park in Dubai. Because of its location it usually gets very busy on weekends. The park is technologically equipped for the activities the park offers. There is an amazing skating track for skating lovers. The park is organized to entertain children of all ages to make them amused. It offers the number of activities like StarGate Children entertainment zone, mini-golf, skateboard, BMX track, cricket patch, A lake with boat rides and jogging track for the interests of people of all interests.
4. Bollywood Parks Dubai – Bollywood Theme Park
Bollywood Parks Dubai is the first ever Bollywood Theme park in the world. Bollywood Parks opened last month on November 2016 with covering massive 1.7 million square feet area. Bollywood Parks Dubai is consist of five Bollywood movie themed zones in partnership with major Bollywood film studios. Beside Bollywood inspired attractions Bollywood Parks has awesome 6 restaurants, Cafes, 16 cinematic rides, 30 live shows inspired by 9 Bollywood blockbuster movies and retails shops. Bollywood Parks is a part of Dubai Parks and Resorts project which also have Motiongate, LEGOLAND, Riverland and Lapita Hotel.
5. Dubai Atlantis Aquaventure WaterPark
Dubai Atlantis Aquaventure waterpark is one of the best places to spend a day with family and friends. It offers the number of park entertainments like Water slides, Ride on the super steep Poseidon’s Revenge, Splasher’s play area, Golden beach, Aquarium, Lazy rivers, Shark tunnels and many more.
And the amazing thing about the park is that you have to buy only one ticket to enjoy the whole day in the park with bundles of adventures and ventures.
6. Dolphin Bay at Atlantis The Palm
Dolphin experience at Atlantis the palm in Dubai is the best place to amuse your children with the event of dolphin dance, exercise and walk. Dolphin is the friendly animal and people come to meet them and experience their company. They amuse their spectators by diving deep and then jumping in the air. Dolphin interaction with the people is the main amusement of the event at Atlantis the palm in Dubai. Children love to be in there company so it’s the best chance to avail for your children interaction with the majestic sea mammal.
7. Ski Dubai Snow Park
With 22,500 square meter ski area, Ski Dubai polar pass is the largest indoor snow park of the region. Ski Dubai is located in Mall of Emirates, one of the largest shopping mall in the world. Playing in snow at Ski Dubai just feel you like you are in the heaven of clouds. It offer the real natural scenes of penguins walking on the snow, Chairlift ride is full of thrill and adventure in the park. You just need to buy the entry pass to enjoy all these stuff of Antarctica in Dubai.
8. Wild Wadi WaterPark
Wild Wadi WaterPark is a must visit attraction in Dubai for the whole family. It is located right next to stunning Burj Al Arab and famous Jumeirah Beach Hotel and is operated by Jumeirah International. Wild Wadi Waterpark offers 30 rides, 3 pools including Cool/Heat Wave Pool, 2 Surfing Machines and multiple water slides. Wild Wadi Waterpark had the largest water slide but was removed to make space for 2 small rides. Waterpark also has restaurants, gift shops and couple of snack stands.
9. Dubai Miracle Garden
Dubai Miracle Garden is the world largest botanical garden consists of more than 109 million flowers. 780,000 square feet flower garden was opened on February 14, 2013 and in very short time period has become the must visit attraction in Dubai. Dubai Miracle Garden is located in the Dubailand district was awarded Moselle Awards by the Garden Tourism Award. Must noted thing is that Dubai Miracle Garden remains closed from June to September due to immense heat and operates from October to April.
The Garden recently inaugurated Dubai Butterfly Garden. Dubai Butterfly Garden is the Worlds largest indoor butterfly garden with over 15,000 butterflies.
10. Creek Park, Dubai
Creek Park is one of the oldest and popular park in Dubai. Weekends and evenings are usually busy as cool breeze of Dubai Creek and hundreds of plants let the families escape from the hot weather. Children City Center and Dolphinarium are the main attractions along with open spaces, barbecue areas and children playing areas. There is also a paved walking area alongside shore of Dubai Creek. You can ride Cable Car, miniature train or can rent bikes to explore the greenery of the park. Views of old Dubai skyline and Dubai Creek makes it a wonderful place to spend time with your family and friends.
11. Al Mamzar Beach Park, Dubai
In my opinion Mamzer Beach Park is the best beach park in Dubai. This amazing beach park is located on the way to Sharjah and gets really busy on weekends especially on holiday weekends. Along with five beaches it has a huge outdoor swimming pool and acres of open grassland. Mamzer Beach Park has great facilities like grocery shops, cafes, children playing ares, changing room and washing areas. Beach park is so huge that you can drive in on your car.
12. Al Barsha Pond Park
Al Barsha Park is a one of the newest parks in Dubai, located next to Al Barsha Mall. Al Barsha Park is getting very popular with families, Children, Sports enthusiasts and joggers. Park is consists of giant ponds with walking or cycling tracks around them. Park is spread of 162 hectors with Tennis courts, Football pitches, Basketball Courts, Volleyball courts, Children areas and fitness machines. Al Barsha Park was built as a part of greening Dubai Pond Parks project. Because of its facilities it is becoming very popular among fitness freaks.
13. Satwa Park
If you don’t want to get too far from the inner city or just want to spend a little time relaxing during the work hours, Satwa Park could be your best destination. It is situated on Sheikh Zayed Road behind Al Moosa Towers. Satwa Park has football pitches, Volleyball, Basketball and Tennis courts, Playground area for kids and shady places to sit and relax. It also has a proper jogging track for joggers and a central plaza with a fountain surrounded by palm trees.
14. Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf at Madinat Jumeirah
Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf at jumeriah is one of the best place to spend your summer holidays. Basically, it’s a complex where you can enjoy the number of things. It comprises of all well-known restaurants and here you can enjoy complimentary wild wadi park, sindbad’s kids club, talise fitness, pristine beach, free internet facility and shuttle to discover the park. It’s the best fit for families having children with them to make the time colorful.
15. JA Jebel Ali Beach Hotel
JA jebel Ali Beach hotel is 5 start hotel and a best resort in Dubai for families who wanted to utilize their time in a best way. This resort is the perfect mixture of a long golden beach stretch all over, private beaches and golf club. It makes your visit the luxurious one by providing you the lavish facilities to make your visit royal.
16. Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa
Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa is a 5 star resorts in Dubai. It is located at Jumeirah Beach Residence with a beach front. It comprises of three swimming pools, wide stretched beach, water sports, gymnasiums and many other children’s recreational activities. International recognized restaurants and bars are in your approach here. It is the best choice and the perfect place to spend your time of holidays.
17. Amwaj Rotana, Jumeirah Beach
Amwaj Rotana at Jumeirah Beach is one of the best and amazing resorts of Dubai as it offers the most luxurious living and number of activities to make best use of your time. It gives you the experience of two in one as it is best hotel to stay and offers all facilities of resort like Bodylines Fitness & Wellness Club. Other activities include swimming pools, equipped gymnasium and Jacuzzi. The other includes steam rooms, sauna and a spa etc.
18. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai
Waved Shape famous Jumeirah Beach Hotel was opened in 1997. Jumeriah Beach Hotel is still marked as the Dubai landmark. It is consist of 598 rooms, 20 Restaurants & bars and 19 beachfront villas. Jumeirah Beach Hotel also has 33,800 square meters Beach for their guests besides Wild Wadi Waterpark. All Hotel guests have free unlimited access to the waterpark.
19. Burj Al Arab, Dubai
Burj Al Arab Jumeriah as it is famous as the only seven star hotel in the world is one of the best resort in Dubai on the bank of the Persian Gulf. It offers the best facilities and activities to the tourists and visitors such as gymnasiums, best quality food of your desire, meeting and conference rooms, and the best sight of see that feels you like you are sailing on the boat owing to its sail shape appearance.