It’s time to slap on the factor 50 and start packing that pool bag, because we’re rounding up all the best beach and pool day deals across Dubai.
If you're looking for pool access in Dubai for less, we've found the best deals out there. From pool days on the Palm, to brilliant beach clubs, there's a pool day out there for you. In accordance with government guidelines, guests will need to bring their own towels and reservations are required.
Famous for its Thai-style luxury, this hotel on the Palm boasts 400 metres of private beach, panoramic views of the Arabian Gulf. You can now enjoy it all for less as from Sunday to Wednesday a day pass is priced at Dhs270 and you’ll get the full amount back to spend of food and drinks.
Dhs270 (adults). Sun-Thu, 10am-sunset. Palm Jumeirah, www.anantara.com/en/palm-dubai (04 567 8888).
Head to this beach club until Friday July 31 and enjoy a bargain pool day with views across to the Palm and Ain Dubai. Entry is Dhs100 during the week and Dhs200 on weekends, and you’ll also get the full amount back to spend on food and drinks. Sun loungers are available on a first come, first serve basis so make sure you set your alarm.
Dhs100 (Sun-Thu), Dhs200 (Fri-Sat). Until 31 July. Open daily; 10am-8pm. Rixos Premium Dubai, JBR (052 777 9472).
Take a trip to this luxury desert resort for a daycation deal to make the most of the stunning infinity pool. For Dhs499 you’ll get access to a superior room and all hotel facilities from 9am until 6pm, plus 25 percent off food and drinks at the desert resort. You’ll see a falcon show at 5.30pm, while kids also get access to the kids’ club. Plus there’s 25 percent off desert activities and free cancellation up to 9am on the morning of arrival.
Dhs499. Daily 9am-6pm. Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, Al Qudra, www.babalshams.com.
A totally free pool day? You heard right. This casual beach bar offers everyone daily complimentary pool and beach access. Sign us up.
Free. Open daily 10am-10pm. Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Al Sufouh (04 318 1313).
This top deal includes access to the recently reopened Neptune Pool & Bar and private beach. The pool and beach day pass is a pocket-friendly Dhs150 per person during the week, which includes Dhs100 back to spend on food and drinks, and Dhs245 on the weekends with Dhs150 back in credit. Guests will also receive ice cold water upon arrival, access to sunbeds at both the pool and beach and cold face towels, ice lollies and fruit will also be offered throughout the day.
Sun-Thu: Dhs150 (Dhs100 redeemable in F&B); Fri-Sat: Dhs245 (Dhs150 redeemable in F&B). Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai (04 556 6466).
Dhs100 (Sun-Thu minimum spend ladies), Dhs150 (Sun-Thu with Dhs100 food and drinks credit for gents), Dhs150 (Fri-Sat minimum spend ladies), Dhs400 (Fri with Dhs250 credit for gents), Dhs250 (Sat, with Dhs150 credit for gents). Daily from 9am. FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai (04 455 9999).
Dhs100 (minimum spend Sun-Thu), Dhs150 (with Dhs100 food and drinks credit Fri-Sat). Daily from 9am. FIVE Jumeirah Village, JVC (04 248 9999).
Hilton Dubai Jumeirah in JBR is offering an awesome pool and beach day deal. It’s Dhs129 per person for pool and beach access with the full amount being redeemable on food and drinks at Wavebreaker, Mango Tree Thai Bistro or McGettigan’s JBR. Pool and beach access is free for little ones under five and Dhs65 for kids between six and 12 years old.
Dhs129 (fully redeemable in F&B), Dhs65 (six-12 years old), free (five and under). Daily 8am-7.30pm. JBR, www3.hilton.com (04 318 2582).
If you’re in need of a day of relaxation by the pool, head to this Dubai Marina hotel. For Dhs99 you can spend the day relaxing in the poolside cabanas with the full amount back to spend on food at the pool bar, Urban Lounge. Looking to turn your pool day into a daycation? From an additional Dhs249 you can also get access to a on- bedroom residence until 7pm.
Dhs99. Daily 10am-7pm. Dubai Marina, www.icdubaimarina.com (04 446 6669).
Beachgoers can head to the super-swish Jumeirah Al Qasr for a luxe day in the sun. The daycation deal is ongoing until Monday August 31 and includes day use of an Arabian Deluxe room, access to Jumeirah’s two-kilometre private beach until sunset and lunch at either Rockfish, Shimmers or French Riviera. The sweet deal costs Dhs395 from Sunday to Thursday and Dhs495 on Fridays and Saturdays and if you’re looking to bring the little ones along, there’s a supplement fee of Dhs95 per child for up to two children.
Dhs395 (Sun-Thu), Dhs495 (Fri-Sat). Ongoing until Mon Aug 31. Umm Suqeim, www.jumeirah.com/en/offers/global-offers/ultimate-daycation (04 364 7555).
Soak up the sun and enjoy the pool area of the world’s tallest five-star hotel. For Dhs180 you’ll get entry to the super pool, plus it will include a Dhs75 voucher to spend on food, plus free-flowing pink grape and mixed drinks. The deal is available every day from noon until 6pm. Guests must bring their own towels.
Dhs75. Daily noon-6pm. JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, www.jwmarriottmarquisdubailife.com (04 414 0000).
This hotel in Dubai's JBR is one of the oldest on the strip and has a prime beachfront position and if you’re looking for a pocket-friendly beach, this is a top offer. From Sunday to Thursday it’s Dhs99, Dhs149 on Fridays and Saturday and free for kids 12 and under. Better yet, you’ll get the full amount back to spend on food and drinks.
Sun-Thu: Dhs99 (fully redeemable in F&B); Fri-Sat: Dhs140 (fully redeemable in F&B), free (12 and under). Open daily 10am-sunset. JBR (04 315 3854).
Sofitel Downtown Dubai
Book yourself a “daycation” at this Downtown Dubai hotel and get access to the pool from 9am through to 6pm for Dhs299 per person, with a 30 percent discount on food and drinks.
Dhs299 per person. Ongoing. Sheikh Zayed Road, Downtown Dubai, firstname.lastname@example.org (04 503 6666).
This cracking daycation offer is ongoing until Friday July 31 and offers UAE residents all-day pool and beach access, daytime access to a luxury sea view Room from 10am until 7pm, and a 30 percent discount in select restaurants. Prices start from Dhs400 for two adults, Dhs495 for two adults and two kids 12 years old and under, or Dhs550 for two adults including Dhs150 credit to spend on food and drinks.
Dhs400 (two adults), Dhs495 (two adults and two kids 12 years old and under), Dhs550 (two adults including Dhs150 F&B credit). Daily 10am-7pm. Ongoing until Fri Jul 31. Palm Jumeirah (04 455 6677).
You can chill out at the hotel’s stunning infinity pool overlooking Meydan racecourse, relax in the spa or just have a day to yourself at the hotel from Dhs249. You’ll get access to a grand superior room from 9am until 6pm, 25 percent off food and full access to the gym and pool. It’s valid for two adults and two kids below 12 years old.
Dhs249. Daily 9am-6pm. Ongoing. The Meydan Hotel, Nad Al Sheba (04 381 3333).
Dhs150 (minimum spend ladies), Dhs300 (minimum spend gents). Thu-Sat 11am-7pm. FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai (04 455 9999).
Throughout summer, get access to this five-star beachfront hotel’s pool and beach for Dhs200 on weekdays, and get Dhs150 back in F&B credit, orDhs300 on weekends with Dhs200 back in F&B.
Dhs200 per person (Sun-Thu), Dhs300 (Fri-Sat). Until August 31. The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, JBR (04 399 4000).
AWAY Spa at the Palm Jumeirah hotel is reopening on July 29 and with the reopening comes a daycation deal. Choose from one of three massages and you'll also get one main course and one drink at the AWAY Spa Beauty Bar, plus access to the beach, pool and gym for Dhs599.
Dhs599. Jul 29-Oct 31. W Dubai – The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 245 100%3/4).
This swish resort on Palm Jumeirah is offering complete access to the resort’s pool and beach for Dhs150. And, it’s fully redeemable on resort dining, while kids under 12 eat free.
Prices vary. Ongoing. Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jumeirah, www.waldorfastoria3.hilton.com (04 818 2222).
Ladies can head to the swish Palm Jumeirah beach club every Tuesday between noon and 4pm and enjoy free-flowing select drinks for Dhs150, along with 50 percent off a special food menu. Gents can get in on the action for Dhs150 with the full amount back to spend on food and drinks.
Dhs150 (ladies – select drinks). Dhs150 (gents – with Dhs150 F&B voucher). Tue noon-4pm. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (055 200 4321).
Head to this popular beach club in Dubai Marina for a cool deal this summer. From Sunday to Thursday you’ll get access to the pool and beach area for Dhs100, or Dhs150 on Fridays and Saturdays, with the full amount redeemable on food and drinks. The deal runs from 10am onwards, so get there early.
Sun-Thu: Dhs100 (fully redeemable in F&B); Fri-Sat: Dhs150 (fully redeemable in F&B). Open daily 10am onwards. Skydive Dubai Drop Zone, Dubai Marina (04 399 0009).