Now the cooler weather has well and truly arrived in the UAE, finding a good beach club to cool off at is of the utmost priority.
Dubai is known for its array of luxe beach destinations and with many new ones having recently opened, we’re here to keep you in the know about only the best.
With that, here’s 11 of the best beach clubs to visit in Dubai.
SĀN Beach Club
For a bohemian beachside getaway, Dubai’s newly opened SĀN Beach is all set to offer a new culinary experience, a retreat getaway and a luxe menu from breakfast to sundowners. With minimalistic interiors, guests can lay back and witness the pristine backdrop of Dubai’s skyline. Immersed in nature, this soul retreat is also home to a culinary new experience that caters to all with a delectable menu. To keep guests entertained throughout, weekend performances by the venue’s own resident band and DJs will also take place.
The Club, Palm West Beach, Monday to Thursday 9am to 12am, Friday to Sunday from 9am to 1am.
For more information visit sanbeachdubai.com
Twiggy by La Cantine
For a break from the bustling city, this beach club is the best place to be at. Exuding opulence and luxury, you’re instantly transported to the Côte d’Azur in the heart of the Meditteranean as soon as you step through the doors of this sophisticated spot. With unbeatable views of Dubai’s skyline, Twiggy delivers in both ambience and food.
Park Hyatt Dubai Creek, Lagoon, 9am until sunset, Restaurant 12pm until 2am.
For more information visit twiggy.ae
DRIFT Beach Dubai
This award-winning beachfront destination exudes urban chic aesthetics and a luxe design as guests are surrounded by panoramic views of Palm Island Bay. With an innovative take on provençal cuisine, the restaurant delivers delectable delights overlooking the lush landscaped surroundings, to lay back in style under the sun. For a more secluded getaway, guests can opt for the private beach cabanas, that feature elegant lounge interiors, a private garden and a pool to meet all your needs.
One&Only Royal Mirage, Pool & Beach 10am to 7pm, Restaurant Monday to Thursday 9am to 8pm and Friday to Sunday 9am to 9pm.
For more information visit driftbeachdubai.com
SAL Beach Club
This beach hotspot is the true epitome of luxury. Known as SAL, this luxury lifestyle destination is located on the expansive terrace of the iconic Burj Al Arab and is the perfect place to cool off during the lazy days of summer. Located at the iconic Burj Al Arab, the world’s only seven-star hotel, you can bet the service and the experience is also nothing short of seven-star.
SAL, Burj Al Arab, open daily from 11am to 10.30pm.
For more information visit jumeirah.com/en/dine/dubai/burj-al-arab-sal
One of our favourite places to go to soak up the sun and enjoy a good time with friends is Cove Beach. The Las Vegas-inspired setting of this venue is luxurious and accessible with great views from all three pools and the beach. With vast drink options available by the glass or bottle, and a food menu featuring delicious light starters, sushi, salads, sharing plates, pizza, sandwiches, and plenty of vegan options, you’re guaranteed to be spoilt for choice. As an elevated beachside experience, guests can choose from the multiple pools and lounging areas, for an area that’s best suited to their needs.
Caesars Palace Dubai, Bluewaters Island, Restaurant 10am to 11pm on weekdays, 10am to 11:30pm on weekends, Beach & Pool 10am to sunset daily, Lounge 12pm to 1am daily.
For more information visit covebeach.com
Regarded as one of Dubai’s most popular beach club destinations, this Instagram-worthy spot allows guests to experience out-of-this-world dining and a perfect open-air terrace to unwind. With award-winning artists and international DJs, the atmosphere is amplified ensuring guests can relax at this day-to-night venue. From sunkissed brunches to ladies days, there’s a celebration each day of the week.
Atlantis, The Palm, Beach 10am to 5:30pm daily, Restaurant 12pm to 9pm daily.
For more information visit atlantis.com
After recently making its way to Dubai, this popular venue in Beirut has quickly made its mark in this part of the world too. It features a luxe beach bar, bohemian lounges and a rejuvenating vibe to ensure no visit is the same. The dishes are inspired by Japanese and Mediterranean flavours allowing guests to relax under the sun while enjoying a range of delicious delights.
Palm West Beach, 12pm to 2am daily.
For more information visit February30dubai.com
Playa Beach Club always welcomes guests in a scenic setting designed with an infinity pool and a creative menu offering Japanese and Peruvian classics. This delectable dining haven has created its own vision of Nikkei cuisine, with Pisco-inspired cocktails that take you back to its origin. Guests can also opt for the sharing-style menu to make each visit a special one. From wagyu beef meat to authentic ceviche, there is a range of delectable dishes that beautifully blend this fusion. Inspired by Bali’s rattan décor, this chic haven has incorporated straw lampshades and natural wood elements, that are aesthetically pleasing to the eye. Designed with tasseled parasols and a temperature-controlled infinity pool, this distinct venue has something for everyone. Open daily from 10am to 2am, to make a booking at this luxe beach club.
For more information visit playadxb.com
Summersalt Beach Club
This unique seaside spot offers fusion cuisine with expert mixology. Visitors can escape from the week and soak up the sun with access to the pool and the pristine private beach. With luxe views of the Burj Al Arab and relaxing cabanas, guests can unwind all day for some much-needed escapism.
Jumeirah Al Naseem, Beach Club open from 9am daily, Restaurant open from 12:30pm daily.
For more information visit Jumeirah.com
This Mykonos-inspired getaway offers the best of the best for Mediterranean cuisine and ambience combined. With glistening views of the Arabian Gulf, guests can feel rejuvenated with a fresh allure under the sun. If you’re looking for a fun afternoon, this is the location to be, for creating special memories with friends and family.
Four Seasons Resort Jumeirah, open 12:30pm to 2am daily.
For more information visit nammos.com
Regarded as one of Dubai’s coolest beach clubs, this venue promises unforgettable memories be it a special occasion or an event. Guests can soak in some sun and dance to the spinning beats by the in-house DJs. There are several options that you can go for, such as oversized white luxury day beds, single beds, and private cabanas with a shaded sofa seating area. This sophisticated beach club combines music, dining, entertainment, fashion, film and art all into one destination.
Pearl Jumeira, Tuesday to Sunday 11am to 8pm.
For more information visit nikkibeach.com
Venus Beach Club
Transporting you to the dreamy scenes of the Amalfi Coast, visit this glamorous spot at Caesars Palace Dubai on Bluewaters Island. To add to Dubai’s list of high-octane glamour spots, Venus Ristorante & Beach Club is the new spot where you should be spending your sun-soaked weekends. Without the hassle of jet-setting to any faraway destination, soak up the sun at this picturesque spot and embrace a warm Italian welcome with your loved ones. Reminiscent of a retro-fuelled era, the laid-back aura makes this space a must-visit, be it during the day or evening, as you unwind with your toes in the sand. From Monday to Thursday, it’s priced at Dhs450 for the entire day with Dhs225 F&B credit, Dhs225 for half-day with no credit and from Friday to Sunday, it’s priced at Dhs550 for the full day with Dhs275 F&B credit.
Caesars Palace Dubai, Bluewaters, Pool open daily from 10am to 7pm.
For more information visit caesars.com
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