Dubai ranks in top 10 for best family-friendly holidays globally

Dubai ranks in top 10 for best family-friendly holidays globally

The Family Vacation Guide gave the emirate a family safety rating of 6.76/10

Dubai has been ranked seventh in the world’s top 10 safest family-friendly vacation destinations, according to new research.

The newly released data compiled by The Family Vacation Guide looked at a range of variables such as overall safety, family-friendly accommodation options, child-friendly restaurants and family-focused activities across several  global destinations to reveal the world’s best family vacation spots.

According to the research, Dubai scored a family safety rating of 6.76/10. Of the city’s hotels, more than 23% are family-friendly hotels, 18% of Dubai’s restaurants are child-friendly and more than 30% of the emirate’s activities and attractions are child-friendly.


The research has also revealed the best vacation destinations for each category.

For family-friendly accommodation, Orlando, Florida in the US came top with 59% family-friendly hotels in the city.

The best destination for family-friendly dining was Florence, Italy with 48% of restaurants suitable for children.

The best location for family-friendly activities was Pattaya, Thailand with 36% of activities suitable for kids.

In April, Dubai was named the world’s number one destination for family holidays in a survey by travel insurance comparison site InsureMyTrip. The city was given a rating of 7.42 out of 10, followed by Colombo, Turks & Caicos, Barbados and Corfu, Greece.

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