At Jumeirah Al Naseem: 5 swimming pools including adults-only pool. At Madinat Jumeirah: Spa*, fitness centre, 5 tennis courts, 2 squash courts, rock climbing, theatre*, free unlimited access to Wild Wadi Waterpark™, souk, kids' club

Restaurants & bars

American specialities can be found in Perry & Blackwelder’s Original Smokehouse; for Mexican fare, head to Tortuga; European delights include Italian cuisine at Trattoria Toscana and Segreto, and Spanish food at Al Hambra; dine on Lebanese fare  at Khaymat Al Bahar; and for seafood over the water, head to Pierchic. There's all-day dining at The Palmery, with drinks on the rooftop at Ambar, and guests can enjoy Mediterranean seafood on the beachfront at Rockfish. There's plenty of Asian cuisine too – sample Thai cuisine at Pai Thai, south-east Asian noodles at The Noodle House and contemporary Chinese at Zheng He’s. Sample Arabian dining in Hanaaya and Al Samar Lounge or for a selection of light bites and snacks the following bars and cafés: Al Fayrooz Lounge, Bahri Bar, Koubba Bar, Pool Bar & Shimmers, Al Mandhar Lounge and The Agency.

*Denotes local charge