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Free Beaches in Dubai When You Have Visitors in Town

Got visitors coming to town soon? The first thing they’ll probably want to do is hit the beach! Luckily, there are so many free beaches in Dubai to check out! From the famous Kite Beach Dubai to a secret beach Dubai tourists don’t know about, we’ve rounded up 5 of the best free beaches in Dubai…

1. For Insta-worthy snaps: La Mer Dubai

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Pop-art graffiti, delicious food, Arabian-themed street art, hammocks at the beach, an inflatable trampoline park and sooo much more – La Mer Dubai is the best place to go to for picture-perfect snaps, and for a super fun day out.

Where: La Mer Dubai, in Jumeirah 1

2. For some peace and quiet: Secret Beach Dubai

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Fancy spending some quiet time at the beach, without kids running around, frisbees flying and grown ups blasting their music? We got you covered. Make your way to Secret Beach Dubai (also known as Black Palace Beach Dubai) for some quiet time, where you can read a book, sun bathe in peace or anything else that floats your boat.

Where: Secret Beach Dubai, in Al Sufouh

3. For cool water sports: JBR Beach Dubai

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From flyboarding and wakeboarding to trying to get through inflatable obstacle course in the middle of the sea, JBR Beach Dubai is packed with fun water sports for all ages! On top of that, they’ve also got loads of cool restaurants and cafes, camels chilling on the beach, and more! Ready to spend an entire day here?

Where: JBR Beach Dubai, at JBR Dubai

4. For skyline views: Sunset Beach Dubai

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Even though you’ll get great views of Dubai’s iconic landmarks at almost all the free beaches in Dubai, Sunset Beach Dubai is definitely one of the best. Get there before dawn to catch the sun rising behind the Burj Khalifa. If you’re there at sunset time, you can watch it set by the Burj Al Arab.

Where: Sunset Beach Dubai, behind Sunset Mall

5. For selfies with the Burj: Kite Beach Dubai

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Home to Salt, a never-ending running track, XDubai Skate Park, volleyball courts, Kite N Surf, and sooo much more – it’s no surprise Kite Beach Dubai is one of the busiest free beaches in Dubai! So whether you’re chilling on the sand, or kitesurfing through the waters, don’t forget to bring a selfie stick for some awesome selfies with the Burj Al Arab!

Where: Kite Beach Dubai, in Umm Suqeim

Featured image credits: Via Instagram | @sazzlebradford & @lamerdubai

Looking for fun activities to do at the beach? Here are 5 fun things to do at Dubai’s free beaches, or if you’re looking for more tourist fun, check out our Explore section..