Discover All the Ingredients for the Perfect Family Staycation in Dubai

Discover All the Ingredients for the Perfect Family Staycation in Dubai

19 February, 2019 By Atlantis Blog

One of the great things about living in Dubai is that there is no shortage of holiday experiences and places to visit for when you have the constant need to go on vacation even after a few days of just getting back from one! But what do you do when wanderlust hits you hard? You grab your family and head to the best family holiday destination in Dubai for a swish staycation.

A staycation at Atlantis, The Palm – the region’s first entertainment resort destination – is the perfect way to satisfy your unshakeable desire to go somewhere; make a relaxing escape from your everyday, all while reliving the zens and highs of a fun-packed family vacation. The iconic oceanfront luxury resort and five-star hotel on The Palm offers a multitude of fun things to do and unique attractions to make your weekend escape feel like a real holiday.

Here are 10 ways to make the most of a perfect Dubai staycation at Atlantis, The Palm:

1. Discover record-breaking waterslides with your family on 42 acres of a unique waterscape

Slip, slide and splash in style at the best water park in Dubai and go-to family entertainment environment, Aquaventure Waterpark in Atlantis, The Palm! Since 2008, this water park in Dubai has stood out among the rest of the pack and has been delighting guests with over 20 rides and attractions; once you make your way through the doors into this exhilarating theme park, it’s easy to see why. Offering everything from non-stop marine adventures to record-shattering water slides in Dubai, Aquventure is hands down, one gigantic adventure playground that promises the best form of thrilling entertainment for families.


2. Explore endless underwater adventures and enchanting experiences with marine animals

Atlantis, The Palm is often referred to as a mythical land where one can experience the mesmerizing underwater world comes to life below the water’s surface. An abundance of family friendly activities can be experienced at Atlantis marine and waterpark attractions. From getting acquainted with 65,000 marine animal friends on a Fish Tales Tour in The Lost Chambers Aquarium and taking a back-of-house tour of the shark and ray nursery, to scuba diving into the depths of the Lost City of Atlantis to discover over 65,000 vibrant marine animals and swimming with dolphins in the world’s biggest and most sophisticated artificial dolphin habitat, you are sure to craft unforgettable memories with your family at Atlantis.


3. Let your kids unlock the door to their imagination and have a fun-filled, fantastic time

Of course, the kids haven’t been forgotten! Come along with your energetic kids and discover a host of things to do at the Atlantis Kids Club – the ultimate indoor playground for kids in Dubai that provides them with unlimited fun and exploratory activities. The Kids Club has many play areas offering a variety of imaginative activities to keep the tots busy, while Club Rush will impress the hard to please teens with a host of entertainment options, fun zones and gaming consoles appropriate for their age. Thanks to the babysitting and nanny services onsite, you can have some time off to pamper yourself at the resort.


4. Enjoy barefoot luxury in blissful beaches and stunning swimming pools next door!

Imagine a resort with its own private beaches and swimming pools, combined with a team of staff to cater for your every whim; well, a day at Atlantis’ Aquaventure Beach can feel like a remote island retreat. Offering 1.4 kilometers of pristine beaches with golden sand and shining waters through verdant palm trees in a beautiful tropical landscape, guests of the Atlantis, The Palm and visitors alike can sit back and enjoy the warm rays the sun while relaxing and catching a tan. The adjacent Royal Beach offers heaps of exciting beach activities and water sports facilities to get your adrenaline pumping. In addition to the stunning beaches, Atlantis also has two luxurious swimming pools – Zero Entry Pool and the Royal Pool – where you can enjoy a refreshing swim with a view and chill out to some great music while sipping on your favourite drink.

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5. Capture the essence of Dubai with a new vantage point from a helicopter!

If you are looking for new ways of sightseeing and Dubai city tour options, you are in luck at Atlantis. Helicopter Tours is one of the highest-rated experiences in Dubai, and allows you to enjoy this oasis’s beauty in the most exclusive and exciting way. Soar above or alongside the picturesque skyscrapers of Dubai taking in the city’s sprawl and skyline. Be mesmerized by the spectacular eagle-eye views of all the must-see sights of the city and the azure Arabian Sea from your unique vantage point in complete comfort and luxury aboard your own private helicopter. Gaze out across the glistening facades of the tallest building in the world and surrounding world-renowned landmarks, bathed in the Arabian Sun and see the city in a way so unique; It’s nothing short of magical!


6. Experience world-class shopping in a one-stop shopping destination next door

Atlantis, The Palm is also synonymous with shopping, offering everything from everyday comforts to indulgent splurges. The Shopping Avenues within Atlantis gives a well-rounded shopping experience to its visiting guests as well as tourists, while catering to diverse needs, wants, tastes and styles. During your time at the iconic five-star hotel and beachfront luxury resort in Dubai, you will be able to shop at a wide range of boutiques and stores offering fashion, the latest designer swimwear, jewellery, watches, exquisite art pieces, innovative luxury gift items, souvenirs and holiday treats. Speciality boutiques selling resort merchandise, including those from Aquaventure Waterpark, Legends of Atlantis, The Lost Chambers Aquarium, and Resort Kiosks that offer a wide range of products including watersports accessories, sunscreens, footwear, headwear and toys.


7. Experience an enchanted sense of rest and relaxation in the best luxury spa in Dubai

 Whether you are looking for an instant pick-me-up with a luxury spa treatment, or seeking an excuse to reconnect with your partner with an indulgent couples’ day spa experience in the luxury of the Royal Spa Suite, a world of spa pleasures awaits you at ShuiQi Spa – a multi-award winning luxury spa in Dubai – is your one-stop relaxation spot at the resort. Set in the West wing of the Royal Towers of Atlantis, The Palm, ShuiQi Spa combines inner harmony, wellbeing and aesthetic beauty with exclusive treatments and products from well-known international brands such as ESPA, Shiseido and Aromatherapy Associates, to ensure that you feel more relaxed and restored with every single visit.

8. Dine around the world in one city: Taste the best of award-winning restaurants in Dubai

As appealing as the atmosphere and the energy of the resort is, the food is what draws in millions of guests from all over the world. Atlantis is home to the largest offering of award-winning restaurants and dining outlets by world-renowned celebrity chefs anywhere in the Middle East. With a list of top-notch restaurants onsite and a stream of accolades, Atlantis will give you an opportunity to indulge in an array of international and local cuisines and culinary experiences, all under one roof!  Some of the most popular restaurants and eateries include Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Street Kitchen & Bar, Nobu Matsuhisa’s NOBU and Giorgio Locatelli’s Ronda Locatelli.

9. Ease into a night of revelry in the best of Dubai nightlife hotspots at your room’s doorstep

Atlantis offers some of the most trendiest and stylish Dubai nightlife spots and is always abuzz with a razzmatazz of incredible entertainment and hip late-night activities  If you prefer to wind down with your favourite drink in the perfect bar or lounge, Atlantis’ enclave is home to elegant cocktail bars, including Nobu Bar and Lounge; Ossiano Bar, Seafire Steakhouse & Bar, where you can spend a relaxing evening with friends and The Gold Lounge offers a selection of scrummy cocktails and shisha, and a stunning backdrop of The Palm. And the latest addition to Atlantis’ evergrowing nightlife offerings, Wavehouse is where good food & drinks and fun vibes meet for a splendid time in a safe atmosphere. All nightlife venues here are designed with your social needs in mind, and offer a place to see and be seen.

10. Be transported to a world of understated luxury and graceful living in the best luxury hotel rooms in Dubai

Atlantis, The Palm’s appellation as the first entertainment resort destination in the region is justified by its unique location at the centre of the crescent of The Palm in Dubai, its unrivalled all-inclusive luxury resort features that are unmatched in the breadth of unique entertainment attractions that the resort offers its guests, and of course, a great selection of luxury hotel rooms and underwater signature suites that have an ‘impossible-to-part-with’ quality to them. The resort has a total of 1,539 guest rooms, including 7 signature suites, making it the biggest hotel on The Palm Island. A large number of guest rooms have interconnecting doors that are ideal for families, and go above and beyond when it comes to their offerings.

Staycation Deals You Absolutely Cannot Miss!

Maximize your stay by choosing from our latest packages and book the best staycation deals available in the city.

UAE Resident Rates Special Offer

As a UAE resident, you can take advantage of a host of UAE Residents Special Offers crafted exclusively for you.

Book and Save Up to 15% on Your Stay at Atlantis, The Palm – Make your staycation more exciting with 15% off Best Available Rates on your stay at Atlantis, The Palm.

Save Up to 40% on Aquaventure Waterpark Attractions – Enjoy fantastic discounts on day visitation activities and receive up to 40% off Aquaventure Waterpark

Enjoy a Full Day of Luxury Spa Pampering for Only AED 550 at ShuiQi Spa – Try ShuiQi Spa’s exclusive Pamper Me by Aromatherapy Associates package for a full day of pure indulgence that includes: a 75-minute Aromatherapy Associates treatment and massage session (from head to toe) for both men and women; scrummy lunch at The Edge or The Shore; special access to Royal Pool, Zero Entry Pool and Royal Beach; 10% discount on ESPA products.

Taste of Hakkasan Staycation Offer

Book the Taste of Hakkasan Staycation Package, for a minimum of 2 nights stay at Atlantis, The Palm, and enjoy the below perks:

  • A complimentary Taste of Hakkasan set menu experience for two guests
  • Kids dine at Hakkasan for just 75 AED
  • Unlimited access to Aquaventure Waterpark
  • Unlimited access to The Lost Chambers Aquarium
  • 15% off your stay

Take a look at all Atlantis Dubai Special Offers available to you this season to enjoy a well-deserved staycation in Dubai.