It looks like this trip is going to be all about the eating. Not that there is anything wrong with that. Brunch is a big thing over here on a Friday (UAE weekend is Friday/Saturday), you pay your money, buy a drinks package and spend the next 4 hours drifting from buffet to buffet. We went to the Fairmont this time, lovely setting. Use of the swimming pool is included – we took our bathers but thats as far as we got. They also have a kids area – not as successful this time, all boys and all the games were geared towards boys. The backup iPad came in handy.