Now that the weather’s finally cooling down, it’s time to check out a few Dubai beach club hotspots for bevvies under the sun. Whether you want to take a dip in the glass pool at Zero Gravity Dubai or prefer laying beachside on the Palm, here are 7 Dubai beach clubs we’re loving right now…
1. Playa Nomade
What’s on: Playa Nomade is the new beach club set to replace El Chiringuito on the Palm, which sadly shut down after a stellar run. The revamped day-to-night party spot will make its big unveiling on Friday, October 5 for a launch party — we’ve got high hopes that this beachside venue will come back bigger and better.
Where: Rixos The Palm, Palm Jumeirah
What’s on:: Andreea’s in Dubai Marina is a popular brunch hotspot that’s big on poolside fun. This day-to-night hideaway serves up an extensive menu of foodie favorites and cocktails, along with a live DJ to keep the party vibes going. There’s also ladies’ day every Thursday and Friday with entry priced at AED 125 inclusive of unlimited frozen beverages from 12pm-6pm.
Entry: AED 200 minimum spend on weekdays, AED 250 minimum spend on weekends
Where: Habtoor Grand Resort, Autograph Collection, Dubai Marina
3. DRIFT Beach Dubai
What’s on: If you’re based around the Marina and prefer an upscale vibe, head down to DRIFT Beach. It’s a fashionable hangout with a gorgeous infinity pool, private beach and in-house restaurant serving up Mediterranean specialties. For peak relaxation, they’ve also got hammocks set up on the sand. Don’t miss ladies’ day is every Monday and Tuesday with entry priced at AED 125.
Entry: AED 250 per person on weekdays, AED 300 on weekends
Where: One&Only Royal Mirage, Al Sufouh
4. RIVA Beach Dubai
What’s on: Isolated away from the city bustle is RIVA Beach Dubai on the Palm. A great escape for poolside lounging and sunbathing on the shoreline, they feature offers like Man-Day Mondays with discounts on hop buckets and a meaty roast medley, Baewatch ladies’ day every Wednesday with 50% off the day pass along with 3 free drinks, and happy hour deals Saturday-Wednesday from 4pm-8pm with selected drinks for AED 28.
Entry: AED 115 on weekdays, AED 190 on weekends
Where: Between Building 7-8, Palm Jumeirah
5. Azure Beach
What’s on: With its massive infinity pool and killer location in the heart of JBR, Azure Beach certainly knows how to make an impression. Featuring a shisha terrace and Ibiza-style parties at the weekend, snag one of the coveted unicorn pool floats while enjoying views of Ain Dubai and beyond. Don’t miss 2-for-1 on house bevvies from 6pm to 9pm at the Azure Lounge.
Entry: AED 100 on weekdays, AED 400 on weekends (including AED 200 F&B vouchers)
Where: Rixos Premium, JBR
6. Nikki Beach Dubai
What’s on: Nikki Beach Dubai showcases the best of Miami vibes, cosmic music sets and gourmet dining. Beachwear and stilettos go well together poolside, as guests relax, lounge and dance in bottle-popping fashion. With its all-white décor, lavish service and VIP appeal, Fridays spent partying under the sun have become unmatchable since it arrived on the scene.
Entry: Single loungers: AED 150 on weekdays (including AED 100 F&B voucher), AED 300 on weekends (including AED 250 F&B voucher). General bar access: AED 150 minimum spend on weekdays, AED 250 minimum spend on weekends
Where: Pearl Jumeirah, Al Mina
7. Zero Gravity Dubai
What’s on: One of the most popular weekend hangouts in town, come down for Zero Gravity Dubai’s beach day brunch Supernatural every Saturday from 12pm-5pm, with all-inclusive packages priced at AED 249 for ladies and AED 299 for gents, along with 2-for-1s from 5pm-8pm. Spend the day in their glass-fronted infinity pool while DJs keep things flowing – it’s an easy choice when you’re scrambling for something to do.
Entry: AED 160 on weekdays (including AED 50 F&B voucher). Brunch packages are available on Friday and Saturday
Where: Skydive Dubai Drop Zone, Dubai Marina