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6 Reasons to Travel to Dubai for a Family Holiday

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Dubai is unique for it’s spectacular and extravagant holiday experiences. Once you explore the top attractions including Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, Dubai Marina and more, the city has a rather wacky side which is a must visit when on vacation with your family.

6 Reasons to Travel to Dubai for a Family Holiday:

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1. Tour the world at the Global Village

Tour the world at the Global Villagesource: fandqh.com

Claimed as the largest tourism, leisure and entertainment project, Global Village is a huge theme-park like market in Dubai that features 160 kiosks from 65 countries. Spread over an an area of 17,200,000 sq ft, the park also hosts seasonal and cultural events throughout the year making sure you don't run out of ideas to keep everyone in the family entertained.

HolidayIQ reviewer Dr Dilip describes the Global Village as "a number of pavilions of various countries with local things available at a reasonable rate. The food stalls are plenty and a good play zone for kids."

2. Play polo on a camel

Play polo on a camelsource: www.myconcierge.com

An Arabian twist to the traditional sport of kings, camel polo is a unique, memorable and often hilarious experience. A perfect leisure activity to bond with family, camel polo has become a Dubai must-do for visitors and residents.

3. Take a shark safari

Take a shark safarisource: Atlantis The Palm

You don't need to be a scuba diver to experience this Marine Animal Adventure. Put on one of our special helmets and safely explore the Shark Lagoon in Aquaventure Waterpark. Just put on a special helmet and embark on an exhilarating shark safari. Admission to Aquaventure Waterpark is required to participate in this programme at the Atlantix, the Palm, Dubai.

HolidayIQ reviewer Yatin says the waterpark is "very beautiful from inside. Also, the Aquaventure is great."

4. Learn surfing at the surf house

Learn surfing at the surf housesource: www.surfingdubai.com

Whether a pro or a curious beginner, the Surf House, in Dubai caters to every wish you have when it comes to surfing, an ultimate spot for surfing lovers. This amazing family-friendly place also has an in-house yoga studio, coffee shop and music room. Keep the entire family busy and entertained!

HolidayIQ reviewer Vinay suggests staying at the Atlantis Palm Jumeirah as the "property was top notch right from start to finish - Excellent amenities - Staff was very courteous - Complimentary access to both the parks - Club Lounge was also very convenient"

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5. Quad biking in the Desert

Quad biking in the Desertsource: www.usatodubai.com

Experience the thrill of riding a quad bike on the undulating sand dunes of Dubai. Packages for the family range from a 2 hour bike ride to an overnight stay including a glimpse into middle eastern culture.  Quad biking is certainly one of the best things to do in Dubai, for the entire family.

HolidayIQ reviewer Dimpy suggests staying at the Crowne Plaza Hotel as it has a "great location, great food and great place to stay! The service was good, clean rooms and great breakfast. The staff is very friendly."

6. Dinosaur-themed 6D cinema at the Oasis Center

Dinosaur-themed 6D cinema at the Oasis Centersource: www.timeoutdubai.com

The 6D cinema in Dubai takes movie watching to a whole new level. Indulge in this amazing recreation activity which comprises of moving seats and environmental effects such as rain, wind and fog. The movie experience maximizes the viewing pleasure by minimizing the difference between reality and illusion. This is a must-watch for kids and grown-ups alike.

The views above are collated from opinions expressed by travellers on www.holidayiq.com

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