Out of all the fun water sports Dubai has to offer, SUP is hands-down one of the most fun. Besides being an awesome water adventure, stand up paddle boarding in Dubai also happens to be a great workout! If you’re looking for the coolest spots for SUP in Dubai, you’re in luck! From paddling around Kite Beach Dubai to floating past the Burj Al Arab, take your pick…
1. Kite N Surf Dubai
Kite N Surf Dubai offers a variety of water sports in Dubai, including paddle boarding lessons for all levels. There’s a beginner class for the newbies, and once you’re confident on the water, you can take part in paddle boarding meet ups, advanced classes and even races!
Where: Kite N Surf Dubai, multiple locations including Kite Beach Dubai
2. SeaYou Dubai
Looking to go paddle boarding with stunning views? Make sure you bring your selfie stick as the SUP lessons and tours at Sea You start from Sofitel, Palm Jumeirah, and take you up to the Atlantis hotel. On top of stand-up paddle boarding sessions, Sea You also offers SUP yoga and SUP pilates classes in Dubai!
Where: Sea You, at Sofitel Palm Jumeirah
Out of all the water sports Dubai has to offer, SUP is one of the easiest to learn – especially in calm water. So if you fancy learning SUP in Dubai from scratch, DuKite is a great place to try as it offers beginner paddle boarding lessons on the still waters at the Jumeirah Fishing Harbour. They also have tours and races for the experienced paddlers.
Where: DuKite, at Umm Suqeim 2 Fishing Harbour
Already know how to paddle board? Sign up for a SUP tour with Blue Gym by Watercooled, as they take you on a 4km (for the newbies) or 8km (for the advanced SUP-ers) trip around Dubai Marina. Or if you’re up for trying something different, they also offer SUP yoga and SUP HIIT classes!
Where: Blue Gym by Watercooled, Dubai International Marine Club
5. Surf House Dubai
The Surf House Dubai is one of the oldest SUP schools in Dubai, and they offer both private and group paddle boarding lessons. Based in Umm Suqeim, the qualified SUP instructors will teach you all the basics, and take you on paddle boarding sessions past the iconic Burj Al Arab.
Where: The Surf House Dubai, in Umm Suqeim
Featured image credit: Kite N Surf Dubai
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