With sun, sea and sumptuous dining by day, plus live music and an energetic atmosphere by night, Dubai's beach clubs really do have it all.
Enjoy unparalleled views of the sail-shaped Burj Al Arab set against a backdrop of blue sea and skies at Jumeirah Al Naseem's Summersalt beach club. Housed in one Dubai’s most luxurious resorts at the Madinat Jumeirah complex, Summersalt has made quite the splash in Dubai’s must-see scene.
Here you'll find relaxing loungers, pool and beach access, and delicious cuisine inspired by the spice route. Nearby are popular restaurants like Il Borro Tuscan Bistro and Rockfish, making this beach club one of Dubai’s hottest spots to chill out.
Nikki Beach has brought its international reputation to the shores of the Arabian Gulf with all-white décor, entertainment and good times that can’t be missed. Head over early to access stylish pool and beachside loungers, delicious food, and great service – it's undoubtedly one of the best beach spots in the city.
Make sure to check out Nikki Beach's constantly rotating calendar of events for some fun in the sun complete with musical acts, themed days and so much more.
What could be Dubai’s trendiest beachfront destination is set alongside the eastern shores of Palm Jumeirah.
Club Vista Mare is home to several different restaurants specialising in a diverse array of international cuisines. Each eatery also offers beach access with sunbeds and beachside service. Highlights include the fresh grills and laidback vibes at Breeze, and delectable seafood by the sea at Ibn AlBahr.
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 floating towards the ground next to them.
Many of the city’s residents (and famous visitors) have had epic sunny days that turn into nights full of dancing at this Dubai favourite.
A great addition to the Dubai beach club scene, WHITE Beach is a stylish retreat based in Atlantis, The Palm. Sip on a refreshing drink on the buzzing terrace or refuel at the chic outdoor restaurant while enjoying iconic views of the Arabian Gulf. Choose to lay back and relax by the picture-perfect infinity pool during the day, and hang around to enjoy the music and buzzing atmosphere in the evening.
A longstanding Dubai institution, Barasti has long been the quintessential locale of the city's lively day-to-evening scene. Located in Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort, the famous venue is set over multiple levels, and often hosts live music and sports screenings. Barasti is definitely a go-to place during the city's warm winters, and a great spot to mingle with fellow travellers and residents alike.
Book your own cabana or pull up early to get a beach bed at the five-star Sofitel Dubai The Palm. The hotel offers access to 500m of private beach and the kids will love the endless swimming pools – one even features a waterslide. Book a brunch package with one of the in-house restaurants to make a day of it, or choose a pool and spa combo for optimum relaxation.
Planted in the grounds of the luxurious Caesars Palace Dubai, Cove Beach is a high-end beach club offering fantastic Mediterranean-inspired food and a tranquil atmosphere. But its big selling point is undoubtedly its location at Bluewaters Island – a manmade island off the coast of Jumeirah beach. With fantastic views of the Arabian Gulf, it’s the perfect place to enjoy the sunshine in Dubai.
One of the world’s most glamorous properties, The Bulgari Resort is a Dubai gem. With its pristine private beach and a signature swimming pool, your five-star holiday has never looked so good. Lounge in luxury by the sand or strike a pose at one of the poolside day beds. The resort’s beach restaurant, La Spiaggia, is also a chilled spot for leisurely meals with an Instagrammable backdrop.
Mediterranean vibes come to Dubai’s shores at Azure by Rixos Premium Dubai. Offering guests a range of poolside fun – you’ll even spot that Instagram-famous unicorn pool float – the relaxed atmosphere promises a great day in the sun. Have a bite at the club’s restaurant where an Asian-inspired menu delights and, if you’re here with the family, the little ones will love the kids' club.
It's the adults-only beach club causing a stir thanks to the sheer range of options under one roof. With three restaurants, several more lounges and a beachfront already open, and another ten in the pipeline, there's something to suit every taste at Bla Bla. The social destination has incredible views of Ain Dubai, with the waterside area evoking Bali vibes complete with swaying palm trees
A sunshine-filled spot that will brighten your day, Twiggy by La Cantine is a refreshing beach club and restaurant at Park Hyatt Dubai. Dine by the 100m infinity pool, which has its own menu complete with small plates such as poke bowls, lobster rolls, sushi and caviar, or swap the sun beds for a table on the terrace because the a la carte menu is more than worth it, filled with celebrator...Read more
The Dubai outpost of the Mykonos hotspot is as buzzing as the original. Upbeat vibes permeate the waterside eatery which is perched on the stunning Four Seasons Hotel Jumeirah beach, with an indoor dining area, al fresco terrace and loungers made for relaxing. Make sure you book ahead as weekends in particular are very popular, with a DJ providing the soundtrack as Mediterranean s
A fun-filled family day out is on the cards at Club Mina, which encompasses the beachside pleasures of The Westin Mina Siyahi resort. Not only will your brood have the run of a soft sand beach that stretches across two five-star hotels, but you'll also have multiple pools to pick from – including a shaded kids' one – and the waterpark Jungle Bay. The area also plays host to a kids' club and ...Read more
Aptly named after the Roman idol of beauty, and with plenty of substance to match its undeniable style, Venus Ristorante & Beach Club is the latest shoreside spot to spill out onto the crystal sands of Bluewaters Island. Joining Cove Beach at Caesars Palace Dubai, Venus boasts stunning Ain Dubai views, towering palm trees and strategically-strewn hammocks providing the perfect frame f...
Brightly-coloured stripes add to the vibrant setting of JA Resort's beach club, aimed at those over 21. Pick your perch by the infinity pool or on the shore, or grab your friends and secure a lounge surrounded by beanbags. Regular DJs and visiting artists specialise in atmospheric music, with fire dancers and performers coming out at sunset to oversee the transition from day to night. Inspired by Ibiza, but with a distinctly Dubai vibe, you'll be kept fuelled with moreish bites throughout the day.