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Beaches & Beach Clubs

Best beach clubs in Dubai

Wed, April 17, 2024

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.

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.


Summersalt Beach Club Dubai

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

Nikki Beach Dubai
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.

Club Vista Mare

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 Ría Restaurant & Beach Bar, and delectable seafood by the sea at Ibn AlBahr.

Club Vista Mare
  • The Palm Jumeirah, Dubai

Zero Gravity

Zero Gravity in Dubai

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.

WHITE Beach Dubai

White Beach Pool Atlantis The Palm Dubai

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.


Barasti Club in Dubai

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.

DRIFT Beach Dubai

DRIFT Beach Club in Dubai
You’ll want to stay a little longer at DRIFT Beach Dubai. Nestled in the plush surrounds of One&Only Royal Mirage, this adults-only beach club is far from ordinary. Laze by the infinity pool, enjoy a lunch in the sunshine with friends, or simply lounge by the soft sands. The private beach club looks out over a kilometre of prime beachfront with sweeping views of Dubai’s skyline. Come for the sunshine, stay for the chic, laidback vibes.

Sofitel The Palm

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.

Sofitel The Palm
  • The Palm Jumeirah East

Bulgari Resort Dubai

Bulgari Resort 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.

The Byron Bathers Club

Byron Bathers Club venue
Chef Tom Arnel's new waterside spot on the shores of Palm Jumeirah takes inspiration from Australian beaches, with a surf-style aesthetic and menu that you can happily graze on all day. Bright, airy interiors complement views of the Arabian Sea, with an easy local neighbourhood vibe that ensures visitors become regulars. Snack on small plates or feast on a selection of mains, with an emphasis on coastal flavours putting the spotlight on seafood and seasonal ingredients.

Azure Beach

Azure Beach Dubai

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.

Bla Bla

bla bla pool parties
A massive one-of-a-kind entertainment experience stationed waterside at The Beach on JBR, Bla Bla has something for everyone. With a restaurant, 20 lounge areas and a beach club, this social destination is unlike any other spot in Dubai. Bla Bla is a one-stop-shop where you swim and lounge poolside, dine and spend the evening with friends moving from venue to venue. An ideal day-to-night option, soak in the sun's rays at the beach club – the orange private cabanas are much-coveted – before heading to the restaurant for a bite to eat. The Onda Nami eatery showcases Japanese and Italian favourites and Texas smokehouse specials.

Palm West Beach

A stretch of pristine beach, overlooking the Dubai Marina skyline, Palm West Beach has a multitude of options for those looking for a day at the beach. Stroll down the boulevard and you'll see trendy Koko Bay where Far Eastern flavours surprise and Jones The Grocer for family-friendly treats among others. There's also The Club at Palm West Beach which plays host to several lifestyle destinations, including Peruvian Playa Beach Club (complete with an infinity pool), Tulum-inspired Eva and African-themed SĀN.
Palm West Beach
Beaches & Beach Clubs

Twiggy by La Cantine

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 celebratory Mediterranean dishes.


Nammos Dubai

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 seafood platters – the venue's speciality – are served up. 

Club Mina

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 a multitude of eateries, including Fish Beach Taverna and vegan-friendly Bounty Beets.

Alizée Pool & Beach

alizee beach club

Alizée and Alizée Pool & Beach make up a shoreside spot that spills out onto the crystal sands of Bluewaters Island. While they share a name, the restaurant and beach club are separate venues with different dining options – check out both the restaurant and the beach club. Located at luxury wellness property Banyan Tree Dubai, Alizée boasts stunning Ain Dubai views, towering palm trees and strategically-strewn hammocks providing the perfect frame for that all-important Instagram photo. Stretch out on one of the luxe cabanas, such as the Serenity, Tranquility or beach cabanas.

Soul Beach

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.

Verde Beach Dubai

Beach hotel Verde Jumeirah

Get a taste of the French Riviera at Verde Beach Dubai. Based at Jumeirah Beach Hotel, in view of the Burj Al Arab, the venue combines a luxurious beach club with fine European dining. Chef Julien Lee Thibault offers signature dishes including tuna tartare ‘surprise’ and spiny lobster linguine. Opt for one of the driftwood cabanas or over-sized sunbeds, and be entertained by laid-back beats provided by world-class DJs at this upbeat shoreside destination.

Be Beach

beach clubs in dubai

Be Beach is a luxury beach club at Dubai Harbour, offering a day-to-night experience sure to excite. Guests can enjoy poolside relaxation and gourmet food throughout the afternoon, and when the sun goes down the vibe picks up, with international DJs and brilliant entertainment. Expect temperature-controlled pools, day beds, cabanas and a Mediterranean restaurant, creating an ideal setting to soak in the sun with tunes from resident DJs Frederick Stone and Mar+Mer. The venue aims to be a blend of music, relaxation and casual dining.

KYMA Beach

Discover a blend of Mediterranean- and Greek-inspired dining on Palm West Beach. Conceived by the team behind Twiggy by La Cantine, Ninive and Tagomago, in collaboration with The St. Regis Dubai, KYMA Beach presents a touch of luxury with access to the sparkling Arabian Gulf. The venue is divided into two main areas: a chic restaurant for refined dining and beachside sunbeds for a more laidback atmosphere. A private infinity pool makes this spot unique from the rest on Palm West Beach.


beach club in dubai

Sitting pretty in W Dubai – The Palm is a fun and funky beach club that doesn’t hold back on art, music or its menu. With an expansive deck that features views of the Arabian Gulf, BCH:CLB is an ideal spot to kick back and soak up the sun. With a vivid design and eye-catching interiors, BCH:CLB is a place to see and be seen. A DJ booth takes centre stage to provide the soundtrack for an atmospheric experience. Live entertainment is on-hand to elevate the vibe from day to night.


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The Burj Al Arab is one of the world’s most famous hotels, and this beach experience and restaurant makes it all the more accessible to diners. The menu boasts fresh fish and seafood dishes inspired by the Iberian Peninsula in Spain and Portugal. Book for lunch and savour specialities like catch of the day baked in salt or crab pasta, while enjoying the light-filled, nautical-inspired venue. True fans opt to spend the whole day thanks to the pool package, while plush cabanas offer privacy and elevate the experience.

Nobu by the Beach

nobu by the beach sushi platter

Combining contemporary luxury with a minimalist Japanese aesthetic, Nobu by the Beach is acclaimed chef Nobu Matsuhisa's first beach club. Situated in the magnificent Atlantis The Royal, this exclusive destination features an expansive lagoon pool and a signature Nobu restaurant, complete with an outdoor terrace. During the day, guests are invited to unwind on plush day beds or seek a break from the sun in luxurious air-conditioned cabanas. For those seeking an elevated poolside experience, two VIP cabanas offer private plunge pools with panoramic ocean views.

SĀN Beach

San beach

Situated within The Club on Palm West Beach, SĀN Beach oozes luxury. From the Maldives-imported sand to premium sun loungers and marble pool bar, guests are in for a treat at this chic location. The venue is inspired by one of the world's first tribes, called The San, and the space is influenced by a tribal style with a modern twist. Whether booking a sophisticated pool day, a chic breakfast spot or a date night on the Palm, SĀN Beach is an ideal choice. Sunbeds on the beach are priced at AED200 on weekdays and AED250 on weekends, while the beds by the pool are AED250 on weekdays and AED300 on weekends.

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