Time Out has a top five Netflix recommendations for Eid Al Adha, for the family. See trailers of the best shows on Netflix UAE (September 2016)
Time Out Dubai staff
We all know it's just a smidgen the wrong side of acceptable outside weather-wise, a fact which certainly plays havoc with our Eid Al Adha plans.
But rest assured, should you wish to stay in and enjoy some family time instead of braving the heat and humidity, Netflix have go you covered. With around 40-50 titles added to the UAE online streaming service EVERY DAY, there is much for the whole family to find.
So ahead of the holidays, Time Out Dubai brings you five of the best for you to settle down with; some old, some new, some shows, so showbiz specials.
THE QUIRKY ONE: BEAT BUGS The younger members of the family can enjoy a gentle introduction to The Beatles - yes, the band and the critters. Five 'adorable, charming young bugs have adventures and learn life lessons in stories inspired by the songs of the most famous group in pop.
THE CLASSIC: SHREK Everyone's favourite ogre is primed and ready for a whole new generation of fans, and with all four of his adventures now on Netflix, there's no excuse for ignoring Donkey, Princess and the rest anymore.
THE GOLDEN OLDIE: THE LITTLE PRINCE One of the most iconic stories of all time, about a young girl and her childhood relationship with The Aviator and The Little Prince.
THE MODERN GEM: MINIONS Probably the most talked-about family films of recent times has found its way onto Netflix.
THE EDUCATIONAL ELEMENTS: WORD PARTY From The Jim Henson Company, four adorable animal babies bring kids along as they learn new skills, with a special focus on new words and language acquisition.