Stars such as Rio Ferdinand have previously taken part in Football Escapes' academies in Dubai.
WHO'S IT FOR?The Jumeriah Beach Hotel boasts prime views to the iconic Burj Al Arab in Dubai.
For families looking for the best hotel in Dubai to stay at in the school holidays, newly refurbished Jumeirah Beach Hotel is a great choice. With football academies set up with Football Escapes, there's no better reason than to book this resort for the football-mad youngsters in your life.
WHY WE LOVE IT
Not only do we love the opportunity this unique academy gives youngsters, but the hotel is also one of the best family friendly hotels in Dubai due to its under-world kids club and great location to a range of must-see attractions.
WHAT TO DO
The exciting academy, run by Football Escapes, brings ex-Football stars to luxurious resorts around the world to provide families with once-in-a-lifetime experiences. As one of Dubai's most family-friendly hotels, guests can spend their days enjoying the range of activities and facilities in the resort as well as nearby, such as the Wild Wadi Waterpark.
WHAT'S THE COST?
For the football academy course, prices start at £505 per week, this includes daily training sessions led by the football legend and are on a first come, first serve basis with 75 spaces available. Children will also receive a full Football Escapes kit with a shirt, shorts, socks medal and signed certificate.
Fly direct from London Stansted airport with Emirates and arrive in Dubai in under seven hours.
A transfer time of approximately 25 minutes by car.
Isaac Lwaki, Sports & Leisure Manager at Jumeirah Beach Hotel expressed, “All of us at Jumeirah Beach Hotel are very excited to welcome these wonderful football academies to our hotel this year. It truly is a fantastic experience for children; and the world class facilities, ambience and beauty of Jumeirah Beach Hotel promise to ensure the whole family has an unforgettable escape.”