Best beach clubs in Dubai

A roundup of the most buzzing beach clubs in the city

14 Oct 2019, words by Ankita Bhowmick in The Lifestyle

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Dubai will leave you spoilt for choices when it comes to spectacular beaches that host some of the most gorgeous beach clubs in the world. If you are looking out for the most happening ones that the city has to offer, our comprehensive list will do the help.

1. Key West, Nikki Beach

Nikki Beach
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Located in Nikki Beach in Pearl Jumeira, Key West is a modern beach club where you can enjoy the panoramic views of Downtown Dubai on your plush sunbeds. The venue is set on the shores of the Arabian Gulf and has on offer globally-inspired cuisine that includes healthy salads, creative sushi rolls, fresh catches, Australian Angus Beef Sliders, and Chicken Quesadilla as their signature dishes. Amenities that Key West offers include an oversized leisure pool, swim-up bar, enclosed as well as open cabanas, VIP cabanas, and a 4-tier sheesha terrace. It also features cutting edge architecture and design with stylish influences and stylish ambience. Want to arrange a lavish party? Key West is your place to be.

Where: Nikki Beach, Pearl Jumeira

Call: 04-376 6000

2. Cove Beach, Caesars Palace

Cove Beach
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A stunning beach club in Caesars Bluewaters Dubai, Cove Beach hosts a restaurant, the one-of-a-kind Rosé Lounge, and 3 pools, with the backdrop of the Arabian Sea. Offering contemporary and beautiful decor, the venue features a Mediterranean vibe. The center attraction of Cove Beach is the Rosé Lounge, where you can enjoy grapes with outstanding background music all night. Cove Beach is also home to the restaurant two.0 that offers unparallel service to its guests and delicacies that include healthy salads, gourmet authentic pizzas and innovative sushi rolls. The venue also has 3 swimming pools that feature luxurious day beds, single beds and cabanas. You can also choose to spend some time on the golden beach and enjoy the sunset from your daybed or cabana.

Where: Caesars Palace, Bluewaters Island

Call: 050-454 6920

3. Drift Beach Dubai, One&Only Royal Mirage

Drift Beach
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Part of the uber-luxurious One&Only Royal Mirage, the private beach club of Drift features a stunning infinity pool and lush landscaped surroundings while offering views of Palm Island Bay and the city's gorgeous skyline. The beach club hosts the Drift Restaurant that features an innovative version of classic Provençal cuisine. Under the direction of Chef de Cuisine Maxime Le Van, the restaurant makes use of the finest organic ingredients and also offers a range of beverages by award-winning mixologist Eric Ballard. The laid back and vibrant ambience of Drift is a melting pot of luxury beach chic and casual simplicity.

Where: One&Only Royal Mirage, Jumeirah Road

Call: 04-399 9999

4. Wet Deck, W Dubai

Wet Deck
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Located in W Dubai on the man-made island of Palm Jumeirah, Wet Deck is an ideal venue when it comes to having a fun time on the sea-shore. It offers a pristine beach, a huge swimming pool which serves the right ambience for you to detox and party. You can choose to enjoy their signature beverages near the DJ booth or soak up by their sun lounges by the beach. If you are planning to visit Wet Deck over the weekend, watch out for the Palm Sugar Friday Brunch that offers a DJ line-up and a range of tasty bites and beverages.

Where: W Dubai, Palm Jumeirah

Call: 04-245 5800

5. Summersalt, Jumeirah Al Naseem

Summersalt
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Summersalt is located in Jumeirah Al Naseem, within the complex of Madinat Jumeirah. One of the newest and most luxurious beach clubs in Dubai, Summersalt features relaxing loungers, swimming pools and pristine beach. The venue also serves delicious cuisine that is inspired by the spice route. Fond of beach clubs, head straight to Summersalt and spend some relaxing hours while enjoying spectacular views of the iconic Burj Al Arab.

Where: Jumeirah Al Naseem, Jumeirah Road

Call: 04-366 8888

6. Azure Beach, Rixos Premium Dubai

Azure Beach
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Featuring a Mediterranean vibe, Azure Beach in Rixos Premium Dubai lets you enjoy by the pristine sands and the blue waters. The venue offers a wide range of activities and offers access to the infinity pool and serves exotic beverages, delicious Asian fusion cuisine and a choice of sheesha offerings. You can choose to lay around the lush green lawns, watch the sunset from the seashore, relax in the cooling shade or can also attend one of their themed nights. In Azure Beach, the possibilities are truly endless.

Where: Rixos Premium Dubai, Jumeirah Beach Residence

Call: 04-342 1924

7. Riva, The Shoreline

Located in The Shoreline, Riva features a restaurant and bar by the beach of Palm Jumeirah. The venue offers a relaxed, vibrant, fun and family-friendly environment. Providing unmatched views of the Arabian Gulf, the beach features cushioned loungers and sunshades and offers you the perfect ambience to sit back on the beach and enjoy. Next to their infinity pool, you will spot the bar and gazebo. The bar serves exotic and chilled beverages, which you can sip on while enjoying the music of Riva's inhouse DJs. The restaurant has on offer a range of delicacies that are made out of fresh and high quality locally grown ingredients.

Where: Building 8, The Shoreline, Palm Jumeirah

Call: 04-430 9466

8. Laguna Lounge, Sofitel The Palm

Laguna Lounge
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Part of Sofitel The Palm, Laguna Lounge features refreshing beverages, fresh juices, and great music. You can book your own cabana, spend some time one of their beach beds or take a dip in the swimming pools. The club has on offer a range of delicacies for you to relish and include fresh sushi rolls, grilled Canadian lobster and salmon. If you are wondering what to do over the weekend, this venue is surely worth considering.

Where: Sofitel The Palm Resort and Spa, Palm Jumeirah

Call: 04-455 6677