Best gyms in Dubai Marina, JLT and Tecom

Where to work out in the New Dubai neighbourhoods

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Bodylines Fitness & Wellness Club
Features Star Trac, Nautilus and Technogym equipment. Membership fees Dhs4,000 (single), Dhs5,500 (couples), Dhs100 (one-day pass, Sun-Thu), Dhs135 (one-day pass, Fri-Sat). Open daily 6am-11pm. Sheikh Zayed Road (04 435 0000).
Swimming pool onsite, Fitness classes available, Personal training available, Offers extensive spa and relaxation facilities

Bodylines Health & Fitness Centre
This JBR gym features Technogym equipment. Members can also use the sauna and Jacuzzi. Membership fees Dhs8,500 (single), Dhs14,000 (couples). Open daily 24 hours. Amwaj Rotana, JBR, Dubai Marina (04 428 2000).
Swimming pool onsite, Personal training available, Offers extensive spa and relaxation facilities

Bodylines Health & Fitness Centre
This gym has Technogym equipment. Membership fees Dhs3,800 (single male), Dhs2,900 (single female), Dhs4,800 (couples). Open daily 6.30am-11pm. Arjaan by Rotana, Dubai Media City (04 436 0000).
Swimming pool onsite, Fitness classes available, Personal training available

Body Talk Wellness Centre
Membership fees Dhs5,700 (single), Dhs9,000 (couples), Dhs100 (one-day pass, in-house guests only). Open 24 hours. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach, JBR, The Walk, www.moevenpick-hotels.com (04 449 8888).
Swimming pool onsite, Fitness classes available, Personal training available, Offers extensive spa and relaxation facilities

Caracalla Spa and Health Club
Features Life Fitness and Technogym fitness equipment. Membership fees Dhs20,000 (single), Dhs30,000 (couples). Open daily 6am-10pm. Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa, Al Sufouh Road, Dubai Marina, www.leroyalmeridien-dubai.com (04 399 5555).
Swimming pool onsite, Personal training available, Offers extensive spa and relaxation facilities

Club Mina
Membership fees: Dhs25,000 (single), Dhs35,000 (couples). Open daily 5.30am-10.30pm. Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Umm Suqeim, www.lemeridienminaseyahi.com (04 318 1420).
Swimming pool onsite, Fitness classes available, Personal training available, Offers extensive spa and relaxation facilities

Core Fit
An exercise studio that specialises in classes, including Zumba, BodyPump, BodyCombat and Yogalates. Dhs699 (monthly premium couples membership), Dhs749 (monthly premium individual membership). Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai Marina (04 422 5338 / 050 922 6247).
Fitness classes available, Personal training available

Elixir Spa & Health Club
Members can use the steam room, sauna and Jacuzzi. Membership fees Dhs20,000 (male single), Dhs18,000 (female single), Dhs23,000 (couples). Open daily 7am-10pm. Habtoor Grand Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (04 399 5000).
Swimming pool onsite, Personal training available

Exhale Fitness
This female-only gym specialises in Pilates, yoga, body toning and dance fitness. Dhs750-Dhs950 for ten classes. Open Sat-Thu 8am-9pm. The Walk, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai Marina (04 424 3777).
Fitness classes available, Personal training available

Grand Millennium Dubai
Has Precor gym equipment. Membership fees Dhs3,900 (single), Dhs5,500 (couples), Dhs70 (one-day pass, Sun-Thu), Dhs100 (one-day pass, Fri-Sat). Open daily 6am-11pm. TECOM (04 429 9999).
Swimming pool onsite, Personal training available, Offers extensive spa and relaxation facilities

Media One Hotel
Gym members can make use of the steam room and sauna. Membership fees Dhs2,700 (single), Dhs60 (one-day pass). Open daily 6.30am-10pm. Dubai Media City, www.mediaonehotel.com (04 427 1000).
Swimming pool onsite, Offers extensive spa and relaxation facilities

Platform 3 Fitness
This concept gym offers non-membership private training, meaning no more yearly memberships. Group classes are kept to a maximum of five people, ensuring you get maximum attention. Packages start from Dhs3,400. Park Island, Dubai Marina. Open daily 6am-10pm, www.p3dubai.com (04 435 8083).
Swimming pool onsite, Offers extensive spa and relaxation facilities

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City
Membership fees Dhs3,850 (single), Dhs5,500 (couples), Dhs75 (one-day pass). Open daily 6am-11pm. Dubai Media City, www.radissonblu.com (04 366 9111).
Swimming pool onsite, Offers extensive spa and relaxation facilities

Reebok CrossFit LifeSpark
Dubai’s first CrossFit Box, offers a range of coached CrossFit classes alongside personal training sessions. Membership fees Dhs950 per month. Open daily 6am-11pm. Concorde Tower, Cluster H, JLT, www.reebokcrossfitlifespark.com (04 450 8234).
Fitness classes available, Personal training available, Offers extensive spa and relaxation facilities

Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort
Has Technogym equipment. Membership fees Dhs14,500 (single), Dhs17,500 (couples). Open daily 6am-10pm. JBR, Dubai Marina (04 399 5533).
Fitness classes available, Personal training available, Offers extensive spa and relaxation facilities

SMART Fitness
A small but well-equipped gym with top-notch instructors who aim to make sure everyone feels welcome. Membership from Dhs333 per month plus Dhs250 joining fee. Open Sat-Thu 6am-10pm, Fri 6am-8pm. HDS Business Centre, Cluster M, JLT, www.smartfitness.ae (04 438 5055).
Fitness classes available, Personal training available

Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach
Membership fees Dhs3,300 (single), Dhs5,400 (couples), Dhs80 (one-day pass). Open daily 6am-10pm, JBR, Dubai Marina (04 448 4848).
Offers extensive spa and relaxation facilities

The Address Dubai Marina

A gym that features Life Fitness equipment. Membership fees Dhs11,500 (single), Dhs20,000 (couples); Dhs1,150 (one-month pass). Open 24 hours. Dubai Marina, www.theaddress.com (04 436 7777).
Swimming pool onsite, Fitness classes available, Personal training available, Offers extensive spa and relaxation facilities

The Ritz-Carlton Dubai
Features state-of-the-art Technogym equipment, as well as weights, racks and other equipment for workouts. Membership fees (fitness membership only): Dhs14,000 (single), Dhs19,000 (couple). Please enquire about resort membership pricing. Open 24 hours. JBR, Dubai Marina, www.ritzcarlton.com (04 399 4000).
Swimming pool onsite, Fitness classes available, Personal training available, Offers extensive spa and relaxation facilities

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