Head to Bur Dubai and you’ll find one of the city’s prettier parks. It has a lovely promenade alongside the creek, offering some spectacular views of Dubai while dhow boats nestle on the water. It’s a great park to walk around with plenty of greenery, which all makes for a very relaxing atmosphere.
Facilities: There are allocated barbecue spots, restaurants, kids’ play areas with swings and climbing frames, a go-kart track, bikes to rent, mini-golf and even cable cars. You’ll also find Children’s City, which is an education and adventure park for kids.
Shops or kiosks: Burger stalls and stands sell a variety of ice creams, including London Dairy.
Nature: You can spot some mammals of the sea and catch a show at the indoor, fully air-conditioned Dolphinarium.