Spend a lazy day at one of these luxurious beach clubs
With sun, sea, sand and sumptuous dining by day and live music and an energetic atmosphere by night—Dubai’s beach clubs have earned an international reputation with celebrities and travellers alike. Here are some of the best in the city.
Eden Beach Club
Spend the day in a beachside cabana with its own private jacuzzi or test your balance at daily yoga and paddleboard sessions. And come nighttime, international DJs take control of a booming sound system to cement Eden’s reputation as the place for guests to see and be seen.
Rixos The Palm, East Crescent, Palm Jumeirah
+971 55 277 1477
Accessible through the lush gardens of the exclusive One&Only Royal Mirage, Jetty Lounge is both elegant and peaceful in equal measure. The spectacular views out over the Arabian Gulf, Palm Jumeirah and the stunning Dubai skyline make it the ideal place to watch a sunset with friends.
One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai Marina
+971 4 399 9999
Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort and Spa↕
Planted in the grounds of the distinctive wave-shaped Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Cove Beach is a high-end beach club offering fantastic Mediterranean-inspired food and a tranquil atmosphere to enjoy it in. But their big selling point is undoubtedly the location—right next to the iconic Burj Al Arab.
Jumeirah Beach Hotel
With a beach, garden, lounge and restaurant, there really is something for everyone at Zero Gravity. The venue overlooks the drop zone at Skydive Dubai, so guests can not only look out over Dubai Marina, but they are also periodically treated to the breathtaking sight of skydivers plunging towards the ground next to them.
Skydive Dubai Drop Zone, Al Sufouh Road, Dubai Marina
+971 4 399 0009
La Baie Lounge
A peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of JBR’s perennially busy beach and promenade, The Ritz-Carlton’s La Baie Lounge is an elegant outdoor venue, perfect for a chilled-out dinner. But the place certainly livens up in the evenings.
The Ritz-Carlton, Jumeirah Beach Residence
+971 4 318 6150
A Dubai institution, Barasti is the venerable grandfather of the city’s lively evening scene. Located in the Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort, the famous venue, which is set over multiple levels and often hosts live music and sports screenings, is the go-to place for a fun-filled day or night and a great spot to mingle with fellow travellers.
Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Al Sufouh Road
+971 4 318 1313
With Atlantis, The Palm as a backdrop on one side and the captivating Dubai Marina skyline on the other, it’s difficult to beat Nasimi Beach in terms of location. Daytime is all about relaxing on one of the plush daybeds, while come sunset, live music from international guest DJs sets the mood for the evening.
Atlantis, The Palm
+971 4 426 2626
Equipped with private beach access, a climate-controlled pool and delicious dining options,Riva Beach Club is an ideal spot to enjoy the sun in style. Rent a lounger for the day and catch awesome views of Dubai’s iconic landmarks in between afternoon nap sessions. While it’s known for its tranquility, post-sundown music floods the place with a vibrancy that only Dubai can offer.
Building 8, The Shoreline, Palm Jumeirah
+971 4 430 9466