The luxurious five star Habtoor Grand hotel can be found overlooking Jumeirah Beach in Dubai. While this hotel attracts people from all over the world who want to unwind in style, the hotel also has a lot to offer families. In addition to world class amenities such as a spa and gourmet restaurants, the hotel also offers special facilities for children and families to enjoy.
The Junior Jungle Club has been created especially for kids and offers a wide range of fun and educational activities that children aged from four to twelve are sure to enjoy. The Junior Jungle Club offers children the chance to make friends and take part in activities such as beach volleyball, rope climbing and playing in the hotel’s water slides while their parents explore the architectural and historical sites of Dubai or spend time at the beach working on their tans.
There are also numerous amenities at the Habtoor Grand hotel for both children and adults to enjoy together. The hotel boasts four floodlit tennis courts and two glass walled squash courts, and working up a sweat on one of these courts is the perfect family bonding activity. Guests can also spend time lounging beside the hotel’s Horizon pool, which is surrounded by a picturesque garden and offers stunning ocean views.
Guests are treated to private beach access, which means that they will never have to worry about finding a spot in the sun. This pristine stretch of sand is watched over by hotel staff, who are on hand to provide refreshments and anything else that guests may desire. Families that want to take part in water sports will be able to hire equipment from the hotel, and lessons are also provided by professional instructors on request. Among the most popular water sports in this part of the world are scuba diving, jet skiing and windsurfing.
Families that take the time to explore the area will find a number of other interesting attractions located conveniently close to the hotel. The largest, wettest and wildest theme park in Dubai is situated just a short stroll away and is the perfect place to cool down for a while. Families who enjoy playing golf will be able to get back into the swing of things on the nearby Jebel Ali and Creek golf courses, while the large shopping mall situated on Sheikh Zayed Road boasts a large indoor ski slope as well as plenty of other entertainment options.
People who want to indulge in a spot of shopping should pay a visit to the local Spice Souk. This vibrant traditional market mainly specialises in spices in every colour of the rainbow, while the Spice Souk is also a good place to browse for bargains on handicraft items such as woven rugs and textiles. Wandering through the winding lanes of this atmospheric market is sure to appeal to children’s sense of adventure and adults will have the chance to exercise their shopping muscles and pick up gifts for friends and relatives back home.