Make sure you get to Joumana early at the weekends – they sometimes have to turn people away by 10am. Thanks to the exclusive family beach membership, Jebel Ali Hotel is a great place for families; the membership affords complimentary access to the pristine 800m beach and three pools, as well as discounts on all restaurants in the resort, free use of the gym, tennis and squash courts and preferential rates for golf. Watersports include windsurfing (Dhs100 per hour), waterskiing (Dhs100 per half hour), catamaran (Dhs120 per hour), laser (Dhs100 per hour) and kayaking (Dhs80 per hour). Day pass Dhs180. Family membership Dhs16,000 per year; single membership Dhs7,500 per year.