Top family things to do in Dubai this week
Your little ones won’t be bored again with our weekly guide
Relax in the picturesque surroundings of the Dubai Marina at Mamma Mia and indulge in some of its signature Italian and Arabic dishes. Kids and parents alike will love the range of 100 percent fresh juices, ice creams and sorbets.
Prices vary. Sun-Weds noon-12.30am, Thu-Fri noon-1.30am. Mamma Mia, next to Marina Mall, www.mammamiadubai.com (04 374 6910).
Atlantis summer camp
There’s something on offer for every kid at Atlantis with five action-packed summer camps focussing on adventure, fun and exploration through group play. There are lots of camps available including Atlantis Mini Master Chef Camp and Nutty Scientists so make sure to send an email or give them a call to find out more.
Until September 4. Suitable for kids aged three-12. Teen camps also available. Palm Jumeirah. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 04 426 1387.
Drop the kids off for some supervised play at Creche Out in Wafi. Trained staff will look after the nippers who can indulge in soft play, arts and crafts and lots more.
Dhs60 for the first hour, Dhs48 for every additional hour. Sat-Thu, 8am-7pm, Fri 9am-7pm. www.crecheout.com (04 324 0000 Ext 722).
Family Fun package at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr
For a family weekend escape Fairmont Bab Al Bahr is offering one-night accommodation for mum and dad and 50 percent off on a second room for the kids. The hotel also offers kids’ food deals and a variety of activities for little ones, plus unlimited free ice cream from the poolside restaurant every day from 11am to 6pm for kids under 12.
From Dhs699 per night for the first room, and Dhs349 for the second room. Until September 30. Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Khor Al Maqta, Abu Dhabi, www.fairmont.com (02 654 3333).
Kiddies Café JLT
All you need to do is drop the kids at Kiddies Café Summer Fun summer camp – everything else they need is provided. Your little ones can get stuck into cupcake decoration, dancing, planting, arts and crafts and lots more.
From Dhs110 per day. Sun- Thu, 10.30am-2.30pm. Until Aug 31. Kiddies Café JLT, Cluster Y, Lake Shore Tower, www.kiddiescafe.com (04 360 8571).
Visit the Nutella store in Dubai Mall
Are your little nippers fans of the popular chocolate hazelnut spread? If yes, all their dreams may have come true Eataly has opened a Nutella bar at its store in Dubai Mall.
Open daily. 9am-12.30am. The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 330 8899).
Mad Hatter’s Afternoon Tea
Round up the brood and bring them for a special afternoon tea at Book Munch this summer.
Dhs158 for two people. Daily, 7am-10pm. BookMunch, Al Wasl Road, Jumeirah (04 388 4006).
Dhs50 all day play
Get the kids down to Mini Monsters for Dhs50 all day play. You can relax and enjoy the free wi-fi while the kids run riot. On street parking is available right outside.
Dhs50 per child for full day play. Open daily, 9am-8pm. Exit 42 on Sheikh Zayed Road. www.minimonsters.ae (04 341 4459).
Young Chef Club summer camp
Taking place at Galeries Lafayette, kids can learn how to cook and have lots of fun in the process.
Prices start from Dhs75 per child. Running until August 27. Suitable for kids aged six and upwards. Limited seats available so early booking is recommended. Call 04 339 9933 Ext. 2394 or email email@example.com for more information.
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