From free entry at a stunning beach club to a pool day with three course lunch included, topping up your tan doesn’t need to be expensive this summer…
Here are the best summer pool and beach deals in Dubai this year.
Breeze Beach Grill
This summer, Breeze is offering ladies complimentary access every day to use their over-the-sea pool. Not only that, ladies will also receive two glasses of wine and 20 per cent off their bill. The pool deck overlooks some pretty impressive views of Dubai and the Arabian Gulf.
Breeze Beach Grill, Club Vista Mare, Palm Jumeirah, daily 10am onwards, free. Tel: (04) 568 3000. breeze.ae
Jumeirah Zabeel Saray
The palatial Jumeirah Zabeel Saray is the perfect place to take a dip and cool off this summer. For Dhs295, you’ll get access to their stunning 59-metre infinity pool and pristine private beach as well as a Dhs195 food and drink voucher to spend at Plaj, Amala, Lalezar, Al Nafoorah, Sultan’s Lounge, or Imperium for lunch or dinner. Children under four enjoy complimentary access, while entry for children aged 5 to 12 is Dhs175 with a Dhs100 food and drink credit. Advanced booking is required.
Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah, daily 9am to sunset, Dhs295 adults, Dhs174 children aged 5 to 12, valid until September 30. Tel: (04) 453 0456. jumeirah.com
In addition to their weekly Wednesday ladies’ day, Cove Beach is offering ladies complimentary sun beds every Saturday for the whole summer. If we know Cove, you can expect these beds to go like hot cakes, so we recommend to arrive as early as possible to guarantee your sun spot.
Cove Beach, Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai, Bluewaters, off JBR, 10am to late, Saturdays, free. Tel: (050) 454 6920. covebeach.com
Enjoy all-day pool access this summer at Raffles Dubai for Dhs175, and you’ll get a Dhs100 voucher to spend on food and drink. Beat the heat while you soak up the sun on a lounger, or cool off in the pool and enjoy a refreshing beverage by the swim up bar.
Raffles Dubai, WAFI, daily sunrise until sunset, Dhs175. Tel: (04) 324 8888. raffles.com
DRIFT Beach Dubai
Throughout June, DRIFT will offer pool and beach access for the reduced price of Dhs200 each day. Located in the swanky One&Only Royal Mirage, DRIFT is described as a destination where “luxury beach chic meets casual simplicity”. There’s an infinity pool, 1km of prime beachfront real estate, and a restaurant and bar serving up Provencal cuisine and interesting cocktails. Don’t mind if we do…
DRIFT Beach Dubai, One&Only Royal Mirage, Al Sufouh, daily 10.30am to 7pm, Dhs200 throughout June. Tel: (04) 315 2200. driftbeachdubai.com
Atlantis The Palm
This summer, guests can take advantage of free entry to the zero entry pool at Atlantis The Palm every day of the week. There’s complimentary parking, towels and loungers on offer for all guests on a first come, first serve basis, with one free drink included for ladies. This is an adults-only deal, with only 21+ permitted entry.
Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, 11am to sunset, daily, free. Tel: (04) 426 2000. atlantisthepalm.com
Address Dubai Marina’s rooftop pool, Shades, has launched a Dip and Dine deal which has even further discounts during June. Pay Dhs150 with Dhs75 to spend on food and beverages from Sunday to Thursday during June. Weekend prices are Dhs250 with Dhs150 back as a redeemable voucher.
Shades, Address Dubai Marina, Dubai Marina, daily 9am to 9pm, Dhs150. Tel: (04) 888 3444. facebook.com/addressdubaimarina
Bab Al Shams
To escape the hustle and bustle of Dubai, head to Bab Al Shams for a relaxing pool day in the stunning desert oasis surroundings. Home to five pools, including an elevated relaxation pool and lap pool, a day pass this summer is priced at Dhs325 through the week and Dhs450 on weekends including lunch, or Dhs250 on weekdays and Dhs325 on weekends just for pool access.
Bab Al Shams, Al Qudra, Dubai, daily from Dhs250. Tel: (04) 809 6167. babalshams.com
Rixos Premium’s pool, Azure Beach, is offering pool and beach access for Dhs100 on the weekdays, or Dhs200 on the weekends but with a Dhs100 voucher for food and beverages. Soak up the sun around the large infinity pool, or take a bed on the beach for the ultimate views of Ain Dubai.
Azure Beach, Rixos Premium Dubai, JBR, daily 10am to 10pm, Dhs100 weekdays, Dhs200 weekends. Tel: (052) 777 9472. azure-beach.com
Caesars Bluewaters Dubai
Access to the luxe new Caesars Bluewaters Dubai sprawling pools is a reduced rate of Dhs50 through the week and Dhs75 on weekends for UAE residents this summer. Included in the rate is complimentary sun loungers, towels and water, and you’ll also get 25 per cent off food and drink at Neptune pool bar throughout the day.
Caesars Bluewaters Dubai, Bluewaters, off JBR, Dubai, daily sunrise to sunset, Dhs50 weekdays, Dhs75 weekends. caesars.com/dubai
Le Royal Meridien
Enjoy a pool day at Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa this summer and you’ll get access to their multiple temperature-controlled swimming pools for Dhs150 every day of the week. Best of all, you’ll get Dhs150 back to spend on food and drink. The pool is open from 8am until 8pm, while food and drink is available until 6pm.
Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa Dubai, Dubai Marina, daily 8am to 8pm, until September 30, Dhs150 adults, Dhs75 children. Tel: (04) 399 5555. marriott.com
The ultra-luxe Jumeirah Al Naseem opens for guests to enjoy a pool day at its beautiful Summersalt beach club for less this summer. Whether you choose to lounge by the pool or bag a bed on the beach under the sail of the Burj Al Arab, all rates include water, pool and beach access, sun loungers and a 25 per cent discount on food and drink. It’s Dhs200 for singles through the week and Dhs375 on weekends, while couples pay Dhs350 through the week and Dhs550 on weekends.
Summersalt, Jumeirah Al Naseem, Jumeirah, 9am to 9pm, from Dhs200 weekdays and Dhs300 weekdays. Tel: (04) 366 7680. jumeirah.com
Available from 10am to 5pm Sunday to Thursday, the ladies’ day pass at Villamore is priced at Dhs599 and includes access to the lagoon-sized swimming pool and beach, unlimited access to the Antipasti Room at Villamore, where guests can tuck into an array of cold cuts of meat, cheese salads and seafood and free flowing Rose wine. The package also includes a 60-minute massage at the Kempinski spa, and you can book a time slot to suit you. Keen to just use the pool and beach? It’s Dhs195 for a day pass.
Villamore, Emerald Palace Kempinski, Palm Jumeirah, 10am to 5pm, Sunday to Thursday, Dhs599. Tel: (04) 248 8890. kempinski.com
This Palm Jumeriah beach club isn’t the easiest to find, but it’s worth it when you get there. There’s a large pool that opens out with views onto the Palm, and a large patch of white sandy beach for those who prefer the ocean to the pool. It’s family-friendly, with a poolside beach bar and lounge, and children’s pool for the little ones. Throughout summer they’ve reduced their weekday rates to Dhs55, and weekend rates to Dhs80 for singles, or it’s a flat rate of Dhs100 per couple. On Wednesday and Thursday it’s Dhs55 for ladies including three free drinks.
Building 8, The Shoreline, Palm Jumeirah, pool open 7am to 7pm, from Dhs55. Tel: (04) 430 9466. riva-beach.com.
Anantara The Palm
Enjoy a luxe daycation for less this summer at the beautiful Anantara The Palm, Dubai. For Dhs299, guests can enjoy pool and beach access including access to Anantara’s lagoon-sized swimming pool alongside a special set menu at The Beach House. Pool access is from 10am each day, with the offer valid daily except Fridays until September 30.
Anantara The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, 10am to sunset, Saturday to Thursday until September 30, Dhs299. anantara.com