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 mocktails and 30 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. 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, Dhs175 children aged 5 to 12, valid until September 30. Tel: (04) 453 0456. jumeirah.com
Head to Cove Beach to enjoy the beach and three magnificent pools. However it’s complimentary sun beds for the ladies every Saturday for the whole of 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. For Dhs500 you’ll get a Dhs100 voucher to spend on food and drink plus a soothing 60 minute massage. 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
Atlantis The Palm
This summer, guests can take advantage of free entry to the cool waters of 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 you can take advantage of during the month of July. Get access to the pool from Sunday to Thursday for Dhs150 per person and you’ll get Dhs100 as credit to spend on food and beverage. On Friday and Saturday, pool access is Dhs200 per person 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. The hotel is home to five pools, including an elevated relaxation pool and lap pool. A day pass this summer through the week including lunch is Dhs250 for one adult, and Dhs125 per child aged six to 12. On weekends, it’s Dhs325 for one adult, and Dhs160 per child. For only pool access, it’s Dhs190 for one adult and Dhs100 per child over the weekdays, and Dhs250 per adult and Dhs125 per child over the weekend.
Bab Al Shams, Al Qudra, Dubai, daily from Dhs190. 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 until September. Tel: (052) 777 9472. azure-beach.com
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. You can choose to lounge by the pool or bag a bed on the beach under the sail of the Burj Al Arab. It’s Dhs200 for singles through the week and Dhs375 on weekends, while couples pay Dhs350 through the week and Dhs550 on weekends. The price includes water, pool and beach access, sun beds, shower amenities and a 25 per cent saving on food and beverages. Ladies Day is on Monday for Dhs100 per lady.
Summersalt, Jumeirah Al Naseem, Jumeirah, 9am to 7.30pm, from Dhs200 weekdays and Dhs300 weekdays. Tel: (04) 366 7680. jumeirah.com
Available until September 30, 2019 you will get a 50-minute spa treatment and pool and beach access for just Dhs499. You will also be given complimentary access to the spa lockers, and facilities like the sauna, steam room, tropical rain shower experience, ice fountain and relaxation area. Advance reservations are required,
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 their weekday rates are Dhs80 per person, Dhs100 for a couples pass, and a pass for one child at Dhs55. The weekend rates are Dhs100 for singles, Dhs150 for a couple and Dhs55 for one child. On Wednesday and Thursday it’s Dhs55 for ladies from 7am to 5pm 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, 9am to 8pm, Saturday to Thursday until September 30, Dhs299. anantara.com
Head to LookUp at La Ville for a dip in their pool when the sun goes down . You can enjoy the picturesque Dubai skyline views at the hotel’s rooftop inifinity pool while you tuck into refreshing bites and drinks. On weekdays it’s Dhs100 per person and you get back Dhs50 as credit and on weekends, it’s Dhs150 per person with Dhs100 credit. The credit can be used on food and drink at LookUp. There’s even a day pass available daily from 7am until sunset worth Dhs100 per adult weekdays, and Dhs150 over the weekend.
La Ville Hotel & Suites City Walk, Dubai pool day Dhs100 weekday, Dhs150 weekend, after sunset Dhs100 with Dhs50 credit on weekdays and Dhs150 with Dhs100 credit on weekends, Tel: (04) 403 3111, livelaville.com/promotions
Vida Downtown has an outdoor swimming pool that’s complete with comfortable cabanas so you can sunbathe, swim laps, or just enjoy some time relaxing by the pool. Access to the urban open-air swimming pool costs Dhs200 per person on weekdays and Dhs250 per person on weekends.
Vida Downtown, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashed Boulevard, Downtown Dubai, daily pool access Dhs200 on weekday and Dhs250 on weekends, Tel: (04) 428 6888 vidahotels.com