Dubai Parks and Resorts will hold Tropical Island Beach Party events at its Legoland Water Park in March and April.

The springtime events will take place on March 15-16 and March 22-23, then every day between March 29 and April 13.

Activities will include hula hoop dancing, limbo competitions, relay races and water volleyball, with free park passes and Lego toys on offer as prizes.

Sharky, the Lego character, will meet the children for photo opportunities, and there will be a sunset performance by fire dancers.

There will be tropical themed food and drinks and families can rent cabanas for an additional cost.

All Tropical Island Beach Party activities are included with the Legoland Water Park admission ticket.

Emirates Holidays is offering five nights at the four-star Lapita Hotel from £3,115 per family.  This price is based on two adults and two children under 11 on a half-board basis and includes return Emirates flights from Manchester to Dubai and tickets to Dubai Parks and Resorts, travelling on April 6.

Flights are also available from Gatwick, Stansted, Heathrow, Birmingham, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

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