Spring time is finally here and it is an opportunity to spend fun time with your family. It’s the perfect time for a staycation (a vacation near home) with the entire family and Dubai has plenty of them to offer catering to each and everyone’s wishes. So here is a list of few locations in the UAE, where you can enjoy the spring break with your loved ones.
Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi Yas Island
Yas Island is perfect for families and jam-packed with parks and family-friendly attractions with Yas Waterworld, Ferrari World, Yas Beach and Yas Mall just minutes away. Leave all your worries at the entrance and relax with the kids at the hotel and at nearby attractions. The Kids Club also caters to little ones aged two to 12 and offers games, Playstation fun, colouring and drawing, toys and lots more.
Rosewood, Abu Dhabi
Located on Al Maryah Island at the core of Abu Dhabi’s new central business district, Rosewood Abu Dhabi is a five-star hotel that brings family sophistication to new heights. Inspired by the glistening Arabian Gulf, this ultra-luxurious hotel features spacious guest rooms along with round-the-clock personalised butler service. The Rosebud Kids Club caters to kids aged four to 12 and has a reading room, arts and crafts area and a Wii and playstation to keep kids occupied and happy. The famed family brunch at the Rosewood runs from 12.30pm to 4pm and has a dedicated brunch area for kids, with fun activities and little chef outfits.
Anantara Dubai, The Palm Resort & Spa
Designed with true Asian flair, Anantara Dubai, The Palm Resort & Spa offers enchanting beach side accommodation for families, along with four different restaurants serving up a plethora of Asian and Mediterranean dishes to please every tummy in the family. Tuk Tuk Kids Club and Chill Teens Club cater to kids aged zero to 11 and 12 to 19 years, respectively. Activities at the clubs range from face painting, crafts, necklace-making, coloring and painting for the little ones to pool, table football, darts, karaoke and Playstation games for the teens.
Danat Al Ain Resort
Danat Al Ain Resort is perched amid lush greenery and beautiful gardens and features luxurious rooms ranging from standard and deluxe to executive suites and villas. All rooms have private balconies with views of the garden, swimming pools or Jebel Hafeet Mountains. There are three temperature controlled pools on site, a fitness centre, spa, rugby pitch, kids’ playground and eight restaurants and bars. The Farmers' Market Brunch, which takes place every Friday, boasts a wide range of dishes for everyone in the family along with balloon benders and face painting for kids.
Atlantis, The Palm
Atlantis, The Palm is an excellent staycation to spend the spring with your family. Families can spread their wings on the 46 hectare site and have fun at Aquaventure Waterpark, a marine habitat of 65,000 marine animals, swim with Dolphins, snorkel, explore The Lost Chambers Aquarium, relax on a beautiful stretch of beach, indulge their taste buds in 21 different restaurants at Atlantis and shop at dedicated retail promenade, The Avenues plus lots more.
These are some great staycation destinations in UAE. While planning for a staycation, make sure you have a travel insurance plan which caters to any unforeseen incident that may happen during the trip.