The 12 Best Beach Hotels in Dubai
We’ve spent hours researching blogs and glossy magazines for the best hotel recommendations. These are our top picks of beach hotels in Dubai. Bon voyage!Lena, Travel Blogger
Burj Al Arab Jumeirah
Situated on its own island, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah features suites overlooking the sea, 8 signature restaurants and a full-service spa. Guests may arrive at the property by chauffeur-driven fleets of Rolls-Royce's or alternatively by a dedicated helicopter transfer service. The terrace offers two swimming pools, 32 luxury cabanas, a restaurant and a bar.
Featuring floor to ceiling windows with panoramic view of the Arabian Gulf, each suite includes a reactor speaker, complimentary Wi-Fi, and widescreen interactive HD TV. Wireless charger and media hub is also available.
The Sky View Bar is suspended 200 metres above sea level where guests can enjoy afternoon tea and cocktails. Al Muntaha is the Burj Al Arab's signature fine dining restaurant serving contemporary European cuisine.
Talise Spa has both ladies and gentlemen’s relaxation areas feature an aqua retreat. Facilities include separate indoor infinity pools, hot tub and treatment rooms overlooking the Arabian Gulf complement the spa, along with saunas, steam rooms and plunge pools.
It features cabanas, sun loungers, along with views of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah and the Arabian Gulf. The Summersalt Beach Club is exclusive to Jumeirah Al Naseem and Burj Al Arab Jumeirah suite guests. All guests will get access to the Jumeirah Beach Hotel private beach.
Burj Al Arab Jumeirah offers unlimited access to the water sports activities at Wild Wadi Waterpark™, located just a 5-minute walk across the island bridge. Souk Madinat Jumeirah is a 15-minute walk away.
One&Only Royal Mirage
Facing the bay of Palm Island and over looking the Arabian Gulf, this luxury resort boasts of 1 Km of beach front and 65 acres of lush gardens.
One&Only Royal Mirage is a 10 minute drive to Aquaventure Waterpark and Mall of the Emirates and a 20 minute drive to Burj Khalifa and Dubai Mall.
Guests staying for three nights or more at the One&Only Royal Mirage will benefit from a complimentary Aquaventure Waterpark at the nearby Atlantis The Palm, once per person per stay.
The Arabian Styled resort is made up of 3 distinct environments: The Palace, Arabian Court and Residence & Spa. Each with unique rooms and themed restaurants.
One&Only’s 8 restaurants serve gourmet dishes from all over the world, including Mediterranean, Moroccan and Indo-European cuisine. Guests can enjoy fresh seafood and international cuisine by the beachfront with clear visa of the water.
The resort offers leisure facilities including 1 large temperature-controlled swimming pool, 3 tennis courts and a water sports center. For children, there is a “KidsOnly” Club with daily programs.
It is located 5 minutes away from Media City and Internet City, Knowledge Village and Marina Mall. IMG World and Dubai Parks are just a 30-minute drive from the resort.
Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf
Set among gardens, waterways, pools and the resort’s private beach, the summerhouses of Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf offers refurbished guestrooms and courtyards and butler service. All guests can enjoy complimentary access to Wild Wadi Waterpark™.
The summerhouses offer a hideaway, large terraces overlooking the fresh seawater ways and high-tech bedroom facilities. Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf's guest rooms and suites are all located in Arabian-styled houses. All of the spacious rooms are decorated with furnishings of authentic Arabic style, and have bathrooms.
Facilities of Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf include golf, Kids Club, onsite Madinat Theatre, Madinat Jumeirah’s own private beach, watersports, tennis and luxury yachts.
With over 50 restaurants, bars and lounges to choose from, guest will enjoy a variety of dining options – each with a distinct theme, location and style.
The resort also provides leisure and health facilities including Talise Spa and J Club, indoor and outdoor pools, as well as Souk Madinat Jumeirah, a traditional retail and dining experience.
Dubai International Airport is located 25 minutes away from the hotel. The property provides a complimentary shuttle service to Wild Wadi and Jumeirah Beach Hotel. Free parking is possible at the hotel.
Situated on the manmade Jumeira Bay, an island carved into the shape of a seahorse and adjoined by a 300m bridge to central Dubai coastline, Bulgari Hotel & Resorts, Dubai comprises a private Marina featuring 50 boat berths and the first world’s Bulgari Yacht Club with peerless views over the sea.
The resort offers 101 rooms and suites, as well as 20 Bulgari villas with pool, garden and sea-view.
The Bulgari Resort & Residences Dubai offers a full range of amenities, such as the gourmet Il Ristorante – Niko Romito, the Il Café open all day , Il Bar with its iconic oval-shaped freestanding bar and La Spiaggia the most exclusive beach Club with private beach and a unique mosaic-design outdoor swimming pool.
Guests can also enjoy the 1,700 square-metre Spa with hammam, indoor pool, fitness centre, beauty salon with a traditional barbershop and hairdresser.
Speaking Arabic, English, Hindi and Japanese, staff at the reception can help you plan your stay.
Dubai Opera is 4.1 km from the accommodation, while Burj Khalifa is 4.2 km from the property.
The nearest airport is Dubai International Airport, 13 km from Bulgari Hotel & Resorts, Dubai.
Four Seasons Resort, Jumeirah Beach
Occupying a beach front location, Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach is a luxurious 5-star resort featuring free WiFi in all areas, a private beach, 2 outdoor swimming pools and a lavish spa. An indoor pool and a state-of-the art fitness centre are also available. Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Fountain are a 15-minute drive away.
All rooms and suites at Four Seasons Resort Dubai are decorated in a modern style with a touch of Arabic elegance. Each suite includes a living area with a flat-screen TV and a dining area. PlayStation/Xbox are available upon request. The gleaming bathroom has custom Murano glass pendant and features a deep soaking tub, mirror with built-in TV and a separate rain shower.
For an eclectic dining experience head to SUQ with its dynamic market style or relax at Mercury lounge located on the sixth floor overlooking Burj Khalifa. Hendricks bar, overlooking the sea, serves cigars and cocktails in a gentlemen’s club inspired atmosphere. In-room dining is also available upon request.
The hotel offers 2 tennis courts and a jogging track by the beach. There are special programs for younger guests designed to engage their minds in a casual, fun environment. In-house guests can enjoy the exclusivity and privacy of the cabanas and day villas.
The Four Seasons Resort is 20 km from Palm Jumeirah and Dubai International Airport. Mall of the Emirates is 20 minutes away by car. Gold Souk is 10 km from the property.
One&Only The Palm
Located on the West Crescent of the Palm Jumeirah and inspired by the architecture of Andalusia's Moorish palaces, One&Only The Palm offers luxurious beach-front accommodation on Palm Jumeirah's peninsula. Guests can enjoy beach-front accommodation, panoramic views, a private beach and cuisine by Michelin-starred chef Yannick Alléno.
The One&Only features spacious rooms, suites and villas that are either situated within the hotel’s Manor House or in private Beach Villas. The rooms and suites overlook the main pool and the palm-shaded terraces. The Beach Villas offer direct beach access and personalized service.
Guests are offered many culinary options, including Zest, a Middle-Eastern, Asian and Western fusion restaurant, Stay by Yannick Alléno, a French fine dining restaurant with a seasonally evolving menu, and The Pastry Library where guests can enjoy an interactive experience while creating their own desserts. Adjacent to the Hotel's private Marina sits the 101 Dining Lounge, perched over the water with a terrace featuring panoramic views, the restaurant serves seafood. The Lounge also offers afternoon tea, snacks and refreshments throughout the day. Guests can also venture out by water taxi to the One & Only Royal Mirage Dubai to have dinner at any of its 7 restaurants.
Activities include golfing, water sports and excursions. The resort's One&Only Spa, The Guerlain Spa, is set amidst outdoor gardens, features its own pool and 8 private treatment suites, and offers treatments created exclusively for the One&Only The Palm guests. The hotel also features the Cure Studio by Bastien Gonzalez nail salon and the Zouari Hair Salon by Alexandre Zouari. Finally, the property includes a fitness centre featuring Technogym equipment, bespoke workouts and tailored programs are also available with expert trainers.
Nikki Beach Resort & Spa
Showcasing an outdoor pool and its own private beach, Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai is located in the heart of Jumeirah near the new Dubai Canal. Guests can enjoy free WiFi throughout the property.
A seating area with a flat-screen TV with cable channels, as well as an iPod docking station are available in the rooms. You will find a Nespresso machine and a kettle in the room. Each room comes with a private bathroom, a bathtub and bidet, with bathrobes, slippers, free toiletries and a hairdryer.
Guests can enjoy 5 on-site restaurants as well as play tennis at the resort. There is a 24-hour front desk
Nikki Beach Club is going on a short summer break. It is set to close as usual starting August 15 and re-open on September 15, 2022.
Its located just 1.9 km from Al Ghazal Mall, 7 km from Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa. 4 km away from Dubai World Trade Centre and Dubai Financial Centre. The nearest airport is Dubai International Airport, 10 km from Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai. Free private parking is available on site.
"For Nikki Beach Club, advance booking is mandatory via email@example.com"
Five Palm Jumeirah
FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai boasts its own private beach as well as 5 outdoor swimming pools, including a 55m long option, running through the heart of the resort. Guests can enjoy free WiFi throughout the property.
The hotel has 470 guest rooms and suites, spread across 16 floors, decorated in a simple yet elegant style with views of the Arabian Gulf.
The resort has an array of facilities, including dining venues hosted by world-class chefs, a modern spa and a karaoke room at Maiden Shanghai.
A landmark on the trunk of the iconic Palm Jumeirah, FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai is strategically located for convenient access to Dubai’s business districts, as well as the city’s many exciting tourist and entertainment attractions.
The resort is also accessible from Dubai International Airport (DXB), which is 32.6 km away and Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC), which 42.3 km away. Mall of Emirates is 11.2 km away, while Dubai Mall is 22.7 km from the property. Dubai Parks and Resorts is 34.4 km away.
Kosher food is available upon request.
Rixos The Palm
Situated on the fronds of the iconic Palm Jumeirah, Rixos The Palm Dubai is a luxury All-inclusive beach resort offering panoramic views of the azure waters of the Arabian Gulf, the glittering skyline of Dubai Marina and Dubai’s prominent landmarks.
It features an oasis themed pool and the Rixos Anjana SPA offering extensive range of treatments.
Each of the 316 rooms and suites offer at least one balcony with a sea view and are decorated with modern Turkish design. Each features flat-screen TV, free WiFi and minibar. All have a bathroom with a soaking tub and a glass-enclosed shower.
At the heart of the resort is À La Turca, a restaurant giving service throughout the day, complemented by two signature restaurants – the Mediterranean-inspired L’Olivo and Aqua & More Seafood Restaurant that will delight the palate of the connoisseurs. Guests can also enjoy a variety of drinks and snacks from two poolside and beachside restaurants during the day. Guests can further relax in the evening at the Shisha Lounge.
The Anjana Spa unites the Turkish Culture and traditions with wellness with a sumptuous menu of massage treatments such as Balinese, Thai and Swedish. A gym with certified personal trainers is also available.
The hotel also has its own diving center. Aquaventure Waterpark is 8 minutes’ drive from Rixos The Palm Dubai. Free shuttle to Mall of the Emirates is available 4 times a day.
Jumeirah Zabeel Saray
This property is 3 minutes walk from the beach. Situated on the West Crescent of the famous Palm Jumeirah and overlooking the Arabian Gulf, this resort offers luxurious rooms with private balconies, unlimited access to the iconic facilities of the Spa, private cinema and Kids Club. Facilities include an outdoor pool, 9 restaurants and lounges.
All the Ottoman themed rooms at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray are decorated with parquet floors and high ceilings. They have flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. The private bathroom features a marble bathtub and luxury shampoo products.
Guests can enjoy exclusive treatments at the Talise Ottoman Spa, which features the Middle East’s largest Turkish bath. Guests can choose from sports facilities such as the fitness centre, tennis and biking.
The Jumeirah Zabeel Saray resort harbours 9 restaurants and lounges offering worldwide specialties such as Indian cuisine at Amala, flavourful Lebanese cuisine at Al Nafoorah or Mediterranean-inspired delicacies at Plaj overlooking the Arabian Gulf.
Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa
Situated on the iconic Palm Jumeirah, Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa is a Polynesian island feel resort. It features a spacious lobby with a green walls filled with 120 types of plants. Free WiFi and 12 dining and entertainment outlets are provided. It also offers a private beach, 6 pools and Amura kid’s club.
Each accommodation offers a flat-screen TV, a minibar, coffee and tea amenities, a wardrobe and a bose sound station. The suites and the apartments include a living room complete with a dining area and en-suite bathrooms with luxury amenities.
Guests can savor the various cuisines at Sofitel from around the globe. Porterhouse's Steaks & Grill offers succulent steaks and grills while Maui Beach serves cocktails by the beachside. Moana Seafood restaurant offers the best of fresh catches from the Arabian Sea. Laguna Beach Taverna & Lounge is an exquisite Palm Jumeirah restaurant embodying boho chic and elegance.
Sofitel SPA with L'Occitane offers 28 treatments rooms, seawater pool, sauna and Polynesian beauty treatments including massages and deep relaxation rooms. Sofitel FITNESS is a high-tech gym equipped with the state-of-the-art cardio and heavy weight machines. For adventurous activities, guests have access to a boat jetty and a tennis court.
Dubai Marina is a 10-minute drive from Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa. Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Mall are 25 minutes away by car. Dubai International Airport is 38 km from the resort.
Anantara The Palm
Located on Dubai’s iconic Palm Jumeirah Island, Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort features an exclusive sandy beach. It includes 3 swimming pools and 4 restaurants. A Thai-inspired spa is also available.
Each individually decorated unit offers personal Nespresso coffee machine, free WiFi and interactive LED TV complete with media hub. The Beach Pool Villa comes with a private infinity pool and Over Water Villas are poised over the sea.
Guests can enjoy a range of different cuisines including Asian flavours at Mekong. Candlelit dinners by the beach are available at Dining by Design and the Lotus lounge offers a lively evening entertainment experience.
Guests can enjoy snorkeling, diving and other water activities upon request. Anantara spa features liquid sound pool, salt inhalation room and Kneipp Walk. Younger guests can enjoy the kids club. Teen’s club is also available.
Burj Khalifa is 23 km from the resort and Aqua Venture Waterpark is a 10-minute drive away. Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort is 40 km from Dubai International Airport