Middle East

"Gliding down the lazy river together are the most fun moments my son and I have ever shared!"

9.5 Stars (9.5 / 10)

Mandy – O – Meter

Crescent Road, The Palm,Dubai, United Arab Emirates

When $1.5 billion is spent developing a resort and Kylie Minogue comes to launch it amidst fireworks that can be seen from space, you know it’s going to be special – for everyone! From underwater rooms, a gigantic aquarium to a waterpark (yes –…….

"My eyes welled up with tears as I couldn’t believe I was finally vacationing at Zighy Bay."

9 Stars (9 / 10)

Mandy – O – Meter
Luxury Family-Friendly Hotel Six Senses Zighy Bay Oman

Six Senses Zighy Bay, Oman

Six Senses Zighy Bay had been on my bucket list for a while.It all started one Saturday morning, when I woke up at 6 am, filled to the brim with excitement to get up, pack and get the show on the road! I did not want to miss out on one single minute …….

"This is a common trait at the Ritz, they will nearly move mountains for our tots."

8.5 Stars (8.5 / 10)

Mandy – O – Meter
Luxury Family-friendly hotel Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi

Grand Canal, Abu Dhabi

I have never in my lifetime (as a child and now with children) seen such a red carpet rolled out for kids. This is one hotel that does not miss a single detail when it comes to the younger generation!
When we checked in, my daughter Ruby started ask…….

"Beach, pool, splash park or lazy river – you decide!"

8.5 Stars (8.5 / 10)

Mandy – O – Meter
Luxury Family-Friendly Resort Shangri -La Al Jissah in Muscat, Oman

Muscat 100, Sultanate of Oman

All good things come in threes, as is the case with the luxury family-friendly resort Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah. This stunning mountain meets sea resort is home to the family-friendly Hotel Al Waha hotel, town-like Al Bandar Hotel and the oh-so-exclu…….

"My kids now know what the word palace means."

9 Stars (9 / 10)

Mandy – O – Meter

West Corniche Road, Abu Dhabi

Descriptions like ‘most expensive hotel ever built’, ‘hotel with the gold ATM machine’ or ‘the $11 million Christmas tree with diamond, gold and ruby ornaments stands here’ often over shadow how family-friendly this hotel in Abu Dhabi rea…….