Beaches in Dubai
Dubai has a long and scenic coastline dotted with clean and beautiful white sandy beaches. The soft sand, warm and crystal clear blue water, and all year round sunshine make Dubai an exciting beach holiday destination in the UAE. Beaches and beach parks in Dubai offer a good environment for relaxing, sun bathing and walking; or indulging in a range of beach and water sports activities such as playing beach volley ball, swimming, surfing, sailing, kite surfing, paragliding and water skiing.
Public Beaches in Dubai
Famous public beaches in Dubai are the Jumeirah Beach, Al Mazmar Beach Park, Jebel Ali Beach, and the Kite Beach (also known as Wollongong Beach). Other popular Dubai beaches are the Russian Beach (also called Jumeirah Open Beach), Free Fun Beach, Hidden Beach, Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) Beach, and the Umm Suqeim Beach. Most of the public beaches in Dubai are free or charge a nominal entry fee.
Running along the scenic Jumeirah Beach Road and located next to the Hilton Beach Club, the Jumeirah Beach is the cheapest but the most famous public beach in Dubai. Actually, it's about a one kilometer long stretch of beach on the Arabian Gulf flanked by hotels and beach clubs, interspaced by a few public access marine beaches. It's an ideal place for walking, sunbathing, swimming, beach volleyball, or enjoying the spectacular views of the Burj Al Arab Hotel.
The verdant and picturesque Jumeirah Beach Park is located along the Jumeirah Beach front. Spread over in an area of 12 hectares, the beach park has lanscapaed gardens and walkways, and offers facilities of barbecue area, picnic tables, food kiosks, children’s play area, changing rooms, and shower and swimming areas with lifeguards on duty. The park is flooded with locals and tourists, especially on weekends. The entrance fee to the Jumeirah Beach Park is just 5 AED. You can also hire sunbeds for 15 AED, umbrellas for 10 AED, and beach towels for 5 AED. The park is open 7 days a week from 7:00 AM to 10: 30 PM( 7:00 AM TO 11 PM on Thu-Sat) with Monday exclusively reserved for ladies and children only.
Al Mamzar Park
There is also a public beach at Al Mamzar Park on the Deira side of the Creek. The public facilities include playgrounds, barbecue sites, food kiosks, and picnic areas for families at Palm beach.
Palm Beach in Dubai
Dubai has a number of beautiful beaches like famous Palm Beach in Dubai and beach parks offering a wide range of recreational and entertainment facilities in resorts to its visitors. The year round sunshine and excellent soft sandy beaches along the coast are ideal for relaxing, lazing or sun bathing. For the more active, there are water sports to be enjoyed in the warm waters of the Arabian Gulf. Winters in Dubai are pleasant and so the beaches are full of holidaymakers. During summer holidays temperatures can reach up to 45-50 degrees centigrade with equally high humidity.
Private Beaches in Dubai
There are plenty of private beaches in Dubai attached to famous luxury hotels and beach resorts in Dubai. These private beaches are free for guests to use, and also accessible to non-guests against paying an entrance fee. These beaches are well-equipped for a wide range of beach and water sports activities like boating, deep sea fishing, jet skiing, windsurfing and paragliding.
Beach Hotels in Dubai
Enjoy yearlong sunshine on pristine and relatively less crowded beaches in Dubai. You may contact the water sports clubs in city for qualified tuition in windsurfing, water-skiing, sailing and even scuba diving besides staying in luxury hotels facing beach like Jumeirah beach hotel or Rotana beach resort and also Oasis Beach Hotel Dubai.
Hotels Near Palm Beach and Jumeriah Beach
- Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort Dubai
- Burj Al Arab Hotel Dubai
- Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Hotel
- Mina A' Salam Hotel
- Habtoor Grand Spa Resort
- Al Qasr Hotel Dubai
- Dubai Marine Beach Resort
- Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort
- Only Royal Mirage Dubai
Dubai beaches offer a plenty of recreational activities including beach volleyball, jet skiing, deep-sea fishing, paragliding, windsurfing or any other water-sport you desire to enjoy.
Dubai Beach Advice
Beach-wear is fine for both men and women on the beach. But, it is advisable to change into casual, everyday wear before you leave the beach.
List of Beaches in Dubai
- Al Mamzar Beach Park
- Jumeirah Beach and Park
- Free Fun Beach
- Wollongong Beach(Kite Beach)
- Jebel Ali Beach
- Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) Beach
- Jumeirah Open Beach (Russian Beach)
- Hidden Beach
- Umm Suqeim Beach