They sleep up to 16 guests, come with their own private beach and pools, and start from Dhs3,000 per night…

As the Dubai summer strikes, we’re keen to find ways to hang out with our friends while also getting the most out of our dirhams.

Usually, that means checking in for a bargain pool day or staycay at one of the city’s many luxury resorts.

But if you’ve exhausted all of your usual staycation options, or need to find somewhere that’ll fit a big group, why not rent yourself a mansion on the Palm Jumeirah? On Airbnb, there’s a host of lavish five or six bedroom villas that come complete with all the high-end amenities you’d find at a hotel, private beaches and their own pools. This is Dubai, after all.

So, we’ve done the legwork for you and found six luxe properties that sleep up to 12, all available to rent right now, and starting from Dhs3077 per night.

1. 6 Bedroom Luxury Villa

Described as a ‘dream holiday destination all year round’, this luxury pad on the Palm comes complete with a private stretch of white sandy beach, its own pool and a sprawling terrace. It’s got six bedrooms, with five fitted with queen sized beds and one with two singles.

Price: Dhs6000 per night, plus Dhs813 service fee

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2. Standalone Palm Villa

Perfect for big group gatherings, this six-bedroom standalone villa has a huge reception space for entertaining that looks out onto the terrace and beach. Finished with modern furnishings, it’s fully serviced, so comes with amenities including linen and towels, as well as parking space for four vehicles.

Price: Dhs2808 per night, plus Dhs380 service fee

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3. Luxurious Villa with Outdoor Pool & Private Beach

Aside from the private swimming pool and beach, guests at this luxury villa can enjoy spacious landscaped garden, barbecue, sun beds and even a swing. It’s got five bedrooms; two king, two twin and one room with bunk beds, but there’s also a sofa bed if you need to sleep a couple more. Early check-in and late check out are available subject to availability.

Price: Dhs2710 per night, plus Dhs367 service fee

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4. Villa with Private Pool and Beach

This striking Palm Jumeirah villa has been tastefully designed with both contemporary and traditional Arabic furnishings, and is sure to impress your large party of guests. Sleeping up to 12, it’s got five king sized bedrooms and one smaller maids room fitted with two bunk beds. Outside, your grand terrace expands out to a temperature controlled swimming pool then onto the beach.

Price: Dhs2861 per night, plus Dhs388 service fee

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5. 6 Bedroom Palm Villa with Private Beach Access & Pool

If you’re looking for an area with a large outdoor space for entertaining, you might want to check this one out. Boasting six bedrooms, each with a king sized bed, seven bathrooms and a huge outdoor space complete with private pool, it’s the perfect place for a big group get together. There’s also a BBQ area, so you can cook outdoors with family and friends as the sun sets.

Price: Dhs4993 per night, plus Dhs1050 cleaning fee and Dhs819 service fee

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6. Super Luxury Villa

One of the more traditional looking villas on the Palm, you’ll enjoy an enclosed outdoor pool and plenty of outdoor space when you book a night stay at this lavish six-bedroom villa. Best of all if you’re one of the first three people to book this property, you’ll be able to avail a 20 per cent discount.

Price: 4404 per night, plus 918 cleaning fee and 721 service fee

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