Dubai’s warm climate is just one of the city’s many attractive aspects, with travellers flocking to the city each year to lie on the golden beaches and soak up the sun.
However, there will be days when you want to beat Dubai’s sometimes oppressive heat, and for those travellers who are not use to such high temperatures at home, it is of utmost importance to take some time to relax and cool off.
Thankfully there are many ways you can cool off while on holiday in Dubai, some of which include an array of wet and wild water parks, glistening hotel swimming pools, and blissful beaches!
1LEGOLAND® DUBAI Water Park, Dubai
The only water park in the UAE designed specifically for kids aged two to 12 and their families, LEGOLAND® DUBAI Water Park is a family water park where everyone can splash their way through an exciting day full of LEGO® themed family fun.
With over 20 wet and wild water slides – including family raft, body and tube slides – a LEGO® Wave Pool, a Build-A-Raft-River where families can build their own LEGO®raft, and a DUPLO® Toddler Play Area with age appropriate slides and plan area, LEGOLAND® DUBAI is the perfect place to cool off on a hot day.
2Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah, Dubai
This five-star luxury hotel is located on one of The Palm’s fronds, and offers guests a chance to cool off in their 1 200-metre free form swimming pool that is 1.4-metres deep. In addition to their pool, the hotel has a dedicated kid’s area and a 500-metre long sand beach.
Their pool is surrounded by palm trees and lush green lawns, creating an oasis where families and friends can gather to catch up and enjoy the fresh air. The pool is temperature controlled, and included a set of Jacuzzi loungers where guests are encouraged to relax and enjoy the sunshine.
What’s more, for those who would like to combine their swim with fitness, there are Aqua Aerobics classes and fun Water Polo matches; for the kids, there are swimming lessons conducted by the hotel’s experienced and licensed instructors.
3Al Mamzar Beach Park, Dubai
Although there is a small fee per person to enter Al Mamzar Beach Park, it is worth every penny. On site there are barbecue areas complete with all the facilities you would need, including chairs, grills and tables, a number of different playgrounds for the kids to entertain themselves, a swimming pool where everyone can cool off, a number of beautiful lagoons, acres of luscious landscapes with grass and shaded palm and coconut trees, a fun skate park, and a sheltered beach where the kids can play games while you soak up the sun. This stunning park by the coast is the ideal place for families and friends to have fun with their kids and enjoy a good meal.
Regardless of what your ideal way to cool off is, there is the need to break away from the mid-day heat. Use our guide and take your family and friends on a fun water-filled adventure, helping you to keep cool and beat the heat!