Escape to Thia Skylounge @ The Dubai Edition

Tucked away on the second floor of The Dubai Edition sits Thia Skylounge – a lush restaurant and bar right by the hotel’s podium rooftop pool. We went over mid-July to review the venue, taking along mum who, just like me – loves discovering new venues in and around town. Here’s how Thia Skylounge is […]

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Al Janoub Pool : One&Only Royal Mirage’s Adults-Only Hideaway

We returned to One&Only Royal Mirage, early July – this time to check out the newly refurbished Beach Bar & Grill, and to spend an afternoon at their new Adults-only pool : Al Janoub Pool. I brought mum – not that she’s a big fan of sitting in the sun when it’s 45 degrees in […]

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Dubai Summer Holiday with Kids : Family from Mumbai

Mid April, a family from Mumbai reached out to ask for pointers whilst planning their holiday to Dubai. We liaised for awhile, and they ended up here in Dubai in May. Here’s a short write-up written by themselves on where they stayed and what they did. Hope this will be useful for those of you […]

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Dubai Resort Pools and Playgrounds with Shade

To add on to my previous piece on Resort Pools close to the main building, this piece covers Pools and Playgrounds in resorts which have shade – regardless of the time of the day. This means that they : Note that these are main pools, and not kids pools. To highlight for most of them […]

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Dubai Resort Pools and Kids Clubs : Fast and Cool to Get to

A fellow mum got in touch recently to ask if there were places ‘with water or playgrounds, and lots of shade’, so she could join the kids over the summer months. Thought it might be better to quickly put this piece together as a lot of parents might be looking for the same thing. I […]

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Staycation with kids @ Centara Mirage Beach Resort Dubai

Depending on how much time you spend on social media, you might have seen lots of coverage on the new family resort in Deira Islands that opened up recently. Centara Mirage Beach Resort, it’s called. This is our first time staying in a resort which is completely focused on the little people. They have literally […]

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An Overview : W Dubai the Palm

You think W Hotel and you think Ladies day – Wet Deck. Ladies Nights – SoBe. Date Night – Akira Back. You have probably wondered if kids are welcome there? We have spent many days in the W with the little ones, cheers to our Privilee membership. And whilst the W and the brand itself […]

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Exclusive Summer Relaxation @ One&Only The Palm Dubai

Have you ever been to the One&Only at the Palm? Did you know that there are rabbits running freely in their gardens? I know I share a lot about these rabbits and even wrote a piece. I also know the rabbits have absolutely nothing to do with this experience – but honestly, a 60-minute massage […]

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Summer Family Staycation @ Palazzo Versace Dubai

A belated write-up of a memorable staycation that we had in Palazzo Versace one summer. We still talk about it every now and then. The level of detail that the Versace family have put into all the interior design is impressive. We took so many family photos in the lounge of our suite, my mum […]

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Hotel Kids Clubs – Are Toddlers and Parents allowed in now?

As of July 2022, the following resorts in my end of town have gotten back to confirm little ones are now permitted in the Kids Club. The drop off age is mentioned next to it. If you have little ones under said age, you or your nanny can stay with them. To more playdates in […]

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Dubai Hotels with Waterslides For Kids

It’s pool season in Dubai now, isn’t it? There’s a handful of hotels in Dubai that has their own waterslides. These are a few of the ones that we have been and our thoughts on it 😉 Just in case you wanted to plan a pool and beach day with the little ones, or otherwise […]

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Staycation with kids @ Address Beach Resort Dubai

If you’ve been stalking following Address Beach Resort’s social media stories, you would have seen endless videos of the infinity pool itself. There is a lot of coverage of the pool, and for good reasons. It does make you think though – is the Address Beach Resort more suited for the adults-only crowd then? Or […]

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Rooftop Infinity Pool @ Level 77, Address Beach Resort Dubai

How many photos can you take at hotel pool? How many silly poses can you possibly do? If you’re one of those who swear “I’ll never pose for a photo at a pool,” – once you get to Address Beach Resort’s rooftop pool – I guarantee you, you will change your mind. So, is it […]

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5 Days of Pool & Beach in Dubai – Adults-Only

This post is written for a couple who will be here in Dubai very shortly. I was going to send it via email but hey – if it will be valuable to them – it will be good to share it with everyone else, ay? So, if you don’t have kids, you are coming to […]

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An Overview – All-Inclusive Rixos the Palm

This review comes from spending not just one specific day at Rixos the Palm – but after having spent numerous afternoons and evenings at the resort with the family. If you are based in the UAE or otherwise flying in from overseas and plan on splurging for a staycation here, here are some insights on […]

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A Hotel Pool Day with the family – How Much Does It Really Cost?

I’ve gotten somewhat addicted to a certain exclusive membership. You know, that membership that gives you unlimited access to most hotel pools and beaches in the UAE. If you know me personally, chances are I’ve tried to get you to join it as well. If you don’t know me, you’ve probably seen this same person […]

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A Relaxing Pool and Beach Day @ Arabian Court, One and Only Royal Mirage

Off we went mid-week, a 5 minutes drive to one of the more exclusive resorts in our neighbourhood and the UAE – the One and Only Royal Mirage. It has always been known by most as a place to go for a special occasion – anniversaries, proposals, birthday getaways, and typically where you want to […]

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First Impressions : Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk

I watched that building as it was constructed everytime I drove into work. “Wafi Hotel” – we called it. So when Privilee announced that they had a new hotel onboard (yay!) and it was Sofitel The Obelisk – hmm…. looks very familiar? It’s really quite easy to recognise the Sofitel – it must be the […]

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Just Chilling @ White Beach Dubai

Here’s one place to go to if you want to hide away from the little ones for a couple of hours – White Beach, aka Nasimi Beach re-vamped.

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A morning spent with Kids @ Riva Beach Dubai

As temperatures drop to the early 30s in the mornings, as well as late afternoons – we’ve been back at the resorts and beach clubs quite a lot with the family. Had a little playdate this morning and I think Riva Beach Club may just be my new favourite go-to spot for a school day […]

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