Having a dip in the cool water pools and gliding through tall slides feel appealing on summer days in UAE. What's better than enjoying the heat of the desert while chilling in the best waterparks in the world? From terrifying slides to diving with aquatic creatures, UAE has a lot to offer. And if you are a water baby, you can visit these waterparks in winter as well; as most of them are temperature controlled.
Just ensure that you wear proper UV protected swimwear to protect yourself as you would be under the scorching sun for a good 3 to 4 hours.
Here is a list of top waterparks in the UAE where you can indulge in thrilling water slides with your loved ones.
Located on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, Yas Water Park is the 9th best waterpark in the world, featuring 40 magnificent rides and many recreational activities to entertain visitors.
The most iconic features of this park are its world's largest surfing wave named Bubble Barrel, the terrifying Jebel Drop slide, and the highest roller coaster in the Middle East, The Bandit Bomber.
You can’t miss the fun and adventure at the well-known Aquaventure waterpark. Blending up the aquatic fun and adventurous rides, it is one of its kind water park.
Located at Atlantis- The Palm, this park includes heart-racing slides with picturesque views. Some of the highlights include the free fall-like steep glide on the Leap of Faith slide that lands you in a pool filled with shark views! Moreover, there are many other amazing slides and rides here that are sure to give you an adrenaline rush!
The park is amongst the largest and also ranks as the third-best water park in the world. It also hold the Guinness book of world records title for having the most waterslides in a waterpark.
Wild Wadi Water Park
Located in Dubai and situated in front of the stunning Burj Al Arab, Wild Wadi offers 30 rides and attractions for the entire family. Wild Wadi is themed around the tale of Juha, a known character from the Arabian folklore.
Wild Wadi has a heated/cooled wave pool, multiple water slides and two artificial surfing machines.
Legoland Water Park
Make your imagination go wild while you build your own Lego boat or raft to glide through the river in the LEGOLAND Dubai. The park is designed with children and their obsession with Lego in mind hence offers safe slides and pools for toddlers. This is purely a family-friendly waterpark in Dubai!
Dreamland Water park
Being one of the biggest waterparks in UAE, Dreamland has a lot of slides and rides for all ages. So if you are looking for a waterpark to enjoy with all your family, then it is the right place. Dreamland does not have many thrills and the latest adventurous rides, but it holds its importance as one of the first water parks established in the UAE.
The oldest yet a vey clean and good waterpark for kids and families in the UAE.
This ice-themed waterpark, located in Ras-Al-Khaimah, has fifteen incredible rides and a family pool with direct access to the private beach. The park has a standard Olympic pool and a kid's favorite wave pool.
Moreover, you get an enchanting view of the Hajar Mountains in Ras Al Khaimah, where you can enjoy mesmerizing sunsets. The park has an entertainment team to keep you on the beat and engage your young ones at all times.
The UAE has wonderful water parks and aquatic sports for people of all ages. However, for the safety and well-being of visitors, proper swimwear is required. Although you can still don a bikini or board shorts at most of the waterparks in UAE, there are conservative ones which require you to be in modest swimwear.
Many water parks have retail outlets for buying swimwear; however they might not have many styles and patterns to choose from. To be on a safer side, you can shop for the best swimwear online at COEGA. Here, you can find all kinds of kids, ladies and men's swimwear, or swimming accessories like pool shoes, pool hats, and beach towels.