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INDIAN OCEAN & THE ARABIAN GULF Whether you’re searching for endless activities on land or

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water, rest and relaxation, a spot of history and culture or a MAURITIUS 60 mixture of everything, a family holiday in the Indian Ocean or The Residence Mauritius 60 Arabian Gulf has it all. Trou Aux Biches 62

Beau Rivage

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children of all ages happy and Mauritius is a great destination Constance Belle Mare Plage

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When it comes to family holidays it’s important to keep

for this, with most resorts offering outstanding family facilities

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such as kids’ clubs, supervised activities, varied dining

Constance Ephélia Resort options and safe beaches. These enjoy calm lagoon waters Desroches Island for swimming and paddling, protected by one of the world’s Sainte Anne Resort

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72 longest uninterrupted coral reefs. Activities both on land and MALDIVES 74 in the water are plentiful and many are complimentary. Many Diva 74 hotels also include special tuition in groups for children and One&Only Reethi Rah 76 teens in ideal locations for diving and children are often Four Seasons Kuda Huraa 78 able to take a Bubblemaker dive course, while all can enjoy Kanuhura 80 snorkelling off the beaches. In the Maldives more resorts are ARABIAN GULF 82 now welcoming families. Atlantis The Palm, Dubai 82 While you may think that the Seychelles are designed Westin Mina Seyahi, Dubai 84 for romance, there are plenty of activities and spacious

accommodation for families, while activities offered in the Arabian Gulf bring another dimension to family holidays, with

Shangri-La’s Barr Al Jissah Resort – Al Waha & Al Bandar, Oman

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Oman Family Adventure Tour

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cultural and historical tours, adventure in the form of desert safaris, camel riding and even sand or snow skiing. Climate AND WEATHER

In Dubai, children from toddlers to 16 year olds can experience the award-winning KidZania® within Dubai Mall. This interactive ‘edutainment’ centre enables children to live

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ups themselves in a replica city by choosing a ‘job’, travelling

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to work by various modes of transport and earning currency to save in a bank or spend in certain outlets. Adults are welcome but they must be accompanied by a child!

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