Family Day out: A Rundown of 5 Spots where Fun Meets the Sun in Dubai

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Dubai, a city known for its opulence and modernity, also offers a wealth of family-friendly experiences that make it a compelling travel destination for every tourist profile. And of course, it goes without saying that among these, its stunning beaches stand out as the perfect spots for those for seeking sun, sea, and sand. So where in Dubai relaxation can adventure, a dip in the ocean and unforgettable memories collide? Here are our picks for which beaches to check out for a day out in the sun especially with your family…

1. Jumeirah Beach: Nestled along the picturesque Jumeirah coastline, Jumeirah Beach is one of Dubai’s most famous, family-friendly beaches. With its pristine shores and warm, shallow waters, it carries appeal as an ideal spot for parents to relax while children play safely in the gentle waves. The beach also offers a range of water sports, beachfront cafes, and stunning views of the iconic Burj Al Arab.

2. Kite Beach: As the name suggests, Kite Beach is renowned for kite surfing, but it’s also a great place for families on a hunt for chilled vibes, offering ample opportunities for sandcastle building, picnicking and more. In addition to a skate park and trampolines, it features several food trucks serving everything from ice cream to gourmet burgers.

3. La Mer Beach, soon to be 1 Beach: Though currently being redeveloped to soon unveil an enviable seaside lifestyle destination called 1 Beach, we’ll hold onto the memories La Mer Beach painted for most who had the opportunity to enjoy its sun-drenched spaces in the bustling Jumeirah 1 area. From a blend of art, culture, and seaside fun, families can anticipate that the refreshed 1 Beach seaside promenade will offer an array of leisure and lifestyle-fuelled experiences, including water sports activities, dining and shopping opportunities.

4. Al Mamzar Beach Park: For a tranquil family retreat, Al Mamzar Beach Park is an oasis on the outskirts of Dubai. This expansive park features five beautiful beaches, lagoons, and barbecue areas where guests can enjoy picnics, swimming, and play areas while surrounded by lush greenery.

5. Bluewaters Island Beach: Located near the iconic Ain Dubai (Dubai Eye), Bluewaters Island Beach epitomises a unique family day out, as visitors can explore the island’s vibrant dining and entertainment options beyond frolicking on Dubai’s coastline. Stroll along the waterfront promenade, enjoy street performances, and take in the stunning views of the Dubai skyline.

One couldn’t possibly run out of things to get up to in one of the world’s most vibrant cities for entertainment and discovery. But occasionally, downtime does come welcome, especially when the temperatures drop yet still keeping the skies bright and blue. With a growing list of family beaches dotted about the city, one is guaranteed a wide range of experiences, from relaxation to adventure and everything in between. Whether you’re building sandcastles with the kids at Jumeirah Beach, enjoying watersports at Kite Beach, or picnicking at Al Mamzar Beach Park, Dubai’s family-friendly beaches provide the perfect backdrop for creating lasting memories coupled with much needed downtime. So, why note pack your beach essentials and head to these stunning shores for a fun-filled family getaway in the heart of this vibrant city.



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