From high-octane glamour to boho-chic aesthetic, homegrown venues and global outposts, Dubai’s beach club scene is extraordinary. The beach clubs in the city have got it all, whether you prefer Ibiza, high-octane glamour resembling the French Riviera, or the whitewashed sophistication of Miami club.
Below are the best beach clubs in Dubai to visit when you come for holidays.
- Soulbeach Dubai
Settled in the tranquil grounds of JA The Resort in Jebel Ali, isolated from the standard beach clubs, Soulbeach Dubai is the newest addition to the city’s growing beach club scene.
This venue is loaded with an indoor and outdoor lounge and restaurant, a massive rooftop event space, Estrella beach bar, and Aperol lounge.
Numerous sunbathing and lounging spots are available, including a 26 meter sunbed and a beanbag seating area. If you come at night, the venue will transform into an Ibiza hotspot with live DJ’s.
Giving scenic views of Palm Jumeirah, Marina skyline, Burj Al Arab, and Bluewaters Island, Fluid boasts among the best views in Dubai. Situated in the new Th8 Palm, Fluid features a long infinity pool surrounded by loungers and cabanas and a strip of golden beach.
A dedicated DJ booth with a stellar menu of salads, tacos, beverages, and burgers. You can drink anything from shakes, soft floats, cocktails, and smoothies. On Saturdays, the venue comes alive with the Jealous brunch, where visitors can enjoy unlimited drinks, a buffet lunch, bask by the pool, a fun atmosphere, and Ibiza style music.
On a private beach at the Four Seasons Jumeirah, this club brings the Mykonos vibe to the Emirate’s shores. Apart from the alfresco and indoor tables on the terrace serving fine Mediterranean food and fresh seafood, visitors can book a wooden lounger under their signature turquoise striped parasols. Chill in the stylish surroundings while soaking up the sun.
- Twiggy by La Cantine
At the peaceful shore of the Park Hyatt Dubai, this venue is a sun-drenched spot divided into a beach club and an alfresco restaurant terrace serving an indulgent menu of Mediterranean inspired dishes. You can expect luxurious cabanas and comfy loungers dotted on the ivory sands that lead to a 100 meter long infinity pool.
The latest addition to the city’s beach club realm, Twiggy is a sophisticated yet laid-back outpost that flawlessly captures the essence of Riviera reverie. The landscaped greenery complete with the glass-lined wooden terrace, offers a holiday feel.
Each table gives unobstructed views of Dubai Creek. It gives way to The Lagoon where the chic loungers and cabanas welcome visitors to enjoy eclectic afternoons by the pool.
- DRIFT Beach Dubai
Opposite to the classic One&Only Royal Mirage, this is the most photogenic beach club in Dubai. It transports guests to the poised shores of Southern France. If you want an adult-only environment, look no further.
Set on a kilometer of private beach, you can enjoy bubbles from your opulent cabana, sunbathe at the golden beachfront, lie down on the covered day beds, or indulge in lunch at the creative Provençal restaurant.
- Nikki Beach Dubai
This is a global icon in the daytime clubbing industry, with branches everywhere, even hedonistic locations, like Barbados, Ibiza, St Tropez. The Dubai outpost is as mesmerizing as one can expect, with a large swimming pool in the heart laced with a catwalk, an elevated DJ booth, and a bar.
Day beds, in-water loungers, and cabanas in the luxe white color are lined with the signature turquoise towels. For an extreme VIP experience, signature villas are available that overlook the fun in the club and equipped with private jacuzzis. Weekend brunches, ladies day, and frequent themed events make it a hotspot for all-day festivities.
- Bla Bla
A large new addition to the city’s nightlife scene, Bla Bla at the JBR beachfront consists of 20 bars, along with a beach club and 3 gourmet restaurants. For sun-drenched days brimming with Ibiza vibes, the venue is an exhilarating spot with a regular programme of live entertainment, a bar, and breathtaking views of the gleaming waters.
While it leads to a dedicated section of golden beachfront, majority of the action is by the pool, where daybeds and cabanas dot the swimming pool edge.
- Azure Beach
At the prime JBR beachfront, this club is segmented into a casual lounge, golden private beach, and a landscaped swimming pool, all facing Ain Dubai and Arabian Gulf. An extensive menu and an exciting soundtrack transports guests to a shiny Mediterranean club, whereas a programme of events all week guarantees that there’s always a fun vibe.
The club has added 6 premium cabanas with private plunge pools. Small cabanas are fit for 6 people, while bigger cabanas can accommodate 10 guests.
- Cove Beach
Regardless of a new address, Cove Beach has always been known as an extravagant club. It boasts sophisticated cabanas with private jacuzzis, numerous swimming pools to dip between, 2 dining options – a rosè lounge and a restaurant, and a golden beachfront with cabanas and hammocks.
Cove Beach is urban and breezy with a Mediterranean vibe that resembles a European party. Their ladies day on Wednesdays are super popular. Cool off in your private jacuzzi, sip on glasses of grape under the covered cabana, and then hit the restaurant to graze through a menu of Mediterranean dishes at Two.0 restaurant.
- Beach by FIVE
This is a beachfront escape with double width, ice white loungers, a wide dining deck, cabanas, and a lively soundtrack to match the contemporary crowd. The glass-lined swimming pool topped with a twinkling chandelier is the limelight of Beach by FIVE.
Dip between the still waters of the pool and Arabian Gulf, then go to the alfresco restaurant for European tapas (crispy calamari, burratinas, carpaccio, and seabass) served with beachy beverages.
- RIVA Beach
RIVA Beach boasts a wealth of expertise and praise, and is particularly famous among Palm Jumeirah inhabitants. It embraces all guests to soak sun from 7AM to 7PM on the private beach, children’s swimming pool, and a big azure swimming pool.
Food and beverage service is present throughout. For a formal dining experience, visit the Riva Restaurant for Mediterranean dishes that highlight seafood. Evening dining deals and regular happy hours makes it popular among sundowners.
- White Beach
Adding to the praiseworthy range of present hotel pools and beach clubs on Palm Jumeirah is White Beach at Atlantis The Palm. It offers a boho-chic and rustic style with a decked alfresco terrace. Nautical soft furnishing, whitewashed furniture, and island fauna are littered on a wooden deck.
Plush sofas lining up the infinity pool, wooden cabanas, far-reaching views of Palm Jumeirah, and in-water loungers are the focal point of the venue. WHITE Restaurant determines a gourmet dining experience.