Family lies at the core of Emirati culture, and children are welcomed just about everywhere. It's widely considered a very safe and friendly city for families. Most hotels offer kids' activities and babysitting services. Many restaurants have children's menus and some have special family areas. Amusement centers, waterparks, shopping center arcades, and beaches are ubiquitous in Dubai. Children's City and the Dubai Zoo cater specifically for kids. Atlantis, The Palm is filled with wonderful water activities such as Aquaventure and Dolphin Bay, as is the Jumeirah Beach Hotel and a number of other beach resorts. The best time for children to enjoy the city is from mid-October to mid-April, when the temperatures are moderate, facilitating outdoor activities. For 10 weeks between June and August, "Dubai Summer Surprises" focuses on children's entertainment and educational activities at shopping malls and other indoor venues.

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