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Madinat Jumeirah - Luxury holidays to Dubai

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  • About this holiday

    The Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai is situated in a superb beachfront location and offers an authentic, exotic palatial style. Guests can indulgence in a range of varied experiences, from enjoying the golden sandy beach or sipping a cocktail after dinner in one of the 45 restaurants and bars, to exploring the magical Arabian souk or trying the thrilling water sports. The Sinbad Kids' Club offers a number of 'grown-up' activities that have been tailored to all age groups. The Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai offers family holidays of fun and relaxation beside the seafront in Dubai.

    The journey and how you get there

    Expressions Holidays includes flights with Emirates or British Airways but Virgin Atlantic is also possible. Upon arrival in Dubai, we arrange for you to be met at the airport and accompanied to your private transfer vehicle for the 30 minutes' drive to the hotel.


    Access to Wild Water waterpark

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays includes scheduled flights with British Airways or Emirates London to Dubai, private transfers and bed and breakfast.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices here are for a family of 2 adults and 2 children under twelve for seven nights in the lowest priced room type for families.
    Low Season £6,890
    High Season £9,700
    Based on sharing one deluxe room with balcony at Mina a Salam
    Many other room types are available on request from us. The prices displayed here are a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers.

    Hotel code


    Our opinion

    Madinat Jumeirah is an immense and luxurious resort that has been designed to reflect a traditional and ancient Dubai. A myriad of services and facilities awaits you here

    Hotel description

    Madinat Jumeirah is an immense and luxurious resort that has been designed to reflect a traditional and ancient Dubai. The resort is made up of three hotels: Mina A’Salam, Al Qasr and Dar Al Masyaf. Mina A’Salam and Al Qasr are impressive boutique and summer palace style hotels respectively hotels that face the palm-fringed beach, whilst Dar Al Masyaf is made up of traditional summerhouses, scattered around charming courtyards.
    The Madinat Jumeirah resort’s rooms have been traditionally furnished in rich colours, with Moorish features that reflect the traditional style of the resort’s architecture. A number of interconnecting rooms are available, which are ideal for families, and there are plenty of rooms that can accommodate two adults and up to two children under 12. Water taxis transport guests around the resort and at the heart of Abra you will find Souk Madinat Jumeirah, with a vibrant atmosphere and boasting a variety of shops, restaurants and bars. Nightly entertainment includes a luxury theatre that hosts a number of international performances. Facilities at the Madinat Jumeirah include the Quay Health Club, where adults can enjoy the large gym, two championship squash courts and an indoor lap pool, and a wide array of water sports at the private beach. The Madinat Jumeirah resort runs a kids’ club throughout the year, which offers a number of activities and facilities such as water sports, a computer room, a swimming pool and an indoor playground. There are forty-five restaurants and bars at the Madinat Jumeirah resort, ensuring ample choice for all tastes, from the traditional Chinese dishes of Zheng He, to Pai-Thai, Dar Al Masyaf’s all-day dining restaurant, which serves a diverse range of cuisine overlooking the beautiful waterway. This is a most impressive resort.



    Official star rating


    Annual opening

    All year.

    Distance from airport

    About 25 minutes by car.

    Closest airport

    Dubai International

    Room types

    855 rooms and suites in total at the resort, all with private bathroom with bath and walk-in rain shower, balcony or terrace, dressing area, lounge.

    Arabian Deluxe room
    Ocean Deluxe room
    Premium Leisure Arabian Deluxe room
    Premium Leisure Ocean Deluxe room
    Junior Arabian Suite
    Junior Ocean Suite
    Arabian One-Bedroom Suite with balcony and terrace, separate lounge and dining area
    Ocean One-Bedroom Suite with balcony and terrace, separate lounge and dining area

    Room types, Dar Al Masyaf
    All rooms have private bathroom with bath and walk-in rain shower, balcony or terrace.
    Arabian Deluxe room in the Arabian Summerhouse
    Arabian Deluxe room in the Gulf Summerhouse
    Ocean Deluxe room in the Gulf Summerhouse with direct access to beach
    Arabian Suite in the Arabian Summerhouse with lounge and dining area
    Arabian Suite in the Gulf Summerhouse with separate lounge
    Ocean Suite in the Gulf Summerhouse with direct access to beach

    Room types, Mina A’ Salam
    All rooms have private bathroom with bath and walk-in rain shower, air conditioning, satellite TV, telephone, hairdryer, minibar, safe.
    Arabian Deluxe
    Ocean Deluxe
    Premium Leisure Arabian Deluxe
    Premium Leisure Ocean Deluxe
    One-Bedroom Ocean Suite with balcony, lounge area and dining area

    Hotel facilities and services

    45 restaurants and bars, private beach, Talise Spa, Quay Health club with gym, two squash courts, indoor lap pool, learner pool, fitness studio, aerobic classes, sauna and steam rooms, souq, theatre, nightclub, water sports centre, tennis courts.     

    There are a number of indoor and outdoor pools at the resort, including a children’s pool. There is lifeguard supervision at the main pool and the children’s pool from 8am to 8pm.
    The hotel is located on a private sandy beach and the sea is safe for supervised children’s swimming. There is a lifeguard at the beach from 8am to 10pm.
    Restrictions: Children under 14 may not have spa treatments, but over 12 may use the facilities when accompanied by an adult. 

    Water sports

    Diving, windsurfing, sailing, water skiing, kneeboard, wakeboard, banana rides, kayaks, boat trips - all possible at a charge. Children's life jackets are provided for water-based sports including boat trips.

    Land sports

    Quay Health club with gym, two squash courts, indoor lap pool, learner pool, fitness studio, aerobic classes, tennis courts and lessons (rackets can be hired at a charge).

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Dubai city is 20 kilometres from the hotel, worth visiting for its vibrant souqs and duty free shopping. The region is also well known for its excellent golf courses and horse racing.
    Highlights for families iinclude Wild Wadi Water Park and desert safari excursions.

    Sports nearby



    Children are very welcome. One child up to 11 stays free on room only when sharing their parents’ room on existing bedding. Sinbad’s Kids' Club at Al Qasr. Premium Leisure Club lounges at Al Qasr and Mina A’ Salam offer complimentary refreshments and special facilities for children including fully equipped games room.

    Minimum stays

    Minimum 7-night stay from 27 December 2013 to 1 January 2014.

    Other information

    Children's club: Sinbad’s Kids’ Club is open throughout the year from 8am to 7pm (8pm in summer) for children aged from 4 years old, although children younger than 4 may attend with an adult. There is a staff to child ratio of 1 to 4, and the staff have suitable training and first aid skills. The kids’ club area is composed of a computer room, an indoor playground, an outdoor children’s pool and a shop. A wide range of indoor activities are organised to cater for the varied age groups, and those aged 7 and above can enjoy a number of outdoor sports activities, such as water sports, squash and beach games. The kids’ club is complimentary to guests but meals are at an additional charge.
    Babysitting: In-room babysitting is available in daytime and evening at a charge and must be pre-booked at least 24 hours in advance. There is a maximum of 2 children per babysitter.
    Baby listening: Is not available at the hotel.
    Pre-ordering service: It is possible to order provisions for infants and toddlers which you will received in your room on arrival. Please ask for details.
    Children's entertainment: Children’s books, DVDs and videos are available.
    Medical services: There is a resident doctor at the resort. The nearest hospital is 5km from the resort.
    Family dining: Children are allowed in most of the restaurants and highchairs and non-smoking areas are available. À la carte is also available for children. There is a most extensive range of cuisine available at the resort, ensuring that everyone will find plenty that suits them – from traditional Arabic dishes to fresh seafood or Chinese cuisine.
    Family rooms: All rooms are suitable for children and families. Children are allowed their own room as long as their parents are in a connecting room. Extra beds and cots can be provided on request. There is a most extensive range of accommodation at the resort. At Mina a Salam all rooms can accommodate 2 adults and 2 children under 12 using a sofa bed or 1 rollaway bed.
    Children's amenities: The hotel is able to provide child safety features, baby baths, potties, bottle-sterilising kit, bottle-heating facility and kettle.


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