Top 8 Dubai beaches

Most of Dubai beaches boast of their warm turquoise waters of the Arabian Gulf and the soft white sand while they are also  buzzing, crowded with people playing beach games, picnicking, jogging, swimming in the warm Gulf waters. A visit to Dubai without visiting its beaches isn’t a thrilling visit at all.  This page provides you with the best beaches rated five-stars by travellers that hope will help you on planning your luxury travel in Dubai.

4 best public Dubai beaches 

Many of the beaches in Dubai are affiliated with hotels, and accessible only to their guests or visitors prepared to pay a fee - definitely something to consider when booking your accommodation. However, there are beaches that can be enjoyed at no cost or for a minimal charge but offer decent facilities that are kept relatively clean and patrolled by lifeguards. Here they are 4 of them

Public Beaches-The Beach (JBR-Jumeirah Beach Residence)

The beach - JBR is one of the most famous public Dubai beaches. It is a clean loved and visited beach by both locals and tourist. You will find here an amazingly large choice of activities such as volleyball, beach tennis, football, yoga camel rides, water sports such as wake-boarding and parasailing.  There are also the motorised options such as jet-skiing, and fly-boarding.

The beach is located against the Persian Gulf in Dubai Marina and offers white sand and turquoise blue waters. There is a very good reason why the beach at the promenade of the Marina JBR (Jumeirah Beach Residence) is just called “The Beach”. The location is most is just in the centre of the town and simply the beach has everything.

The Beach - JBR

There is one more that make The Beach JBR is stunning among other Dubai beaches; heading to "The Walk”, the leisurely promenade along the waterfront!! While you enjoy your beach time you can also find any type of food you want, or just do window shopping here. There are over 50 restaurants and bars serving dishes from all round the world. Small food carts also sell sweets, ice-cream, fruit juices and milkshakes.  The international restaurants, fashion boutiques and luxury hotels have made The Beach JBR one of the city’s most popular spot.  You never get bored at this free public beach 

Public Beaches-Kite Beach

Kite beach is the best of Dubai beaches for kite lovers. Kite Surf Beach is a very popular spot in Dubai and is one of the best public beach where you can do  beach tennis, surfing, beach volleyball and other beach sports. In the afternoon  when the wind picks up you will find the kite-surfers dominate the scene here. You can surf yourself or simply watch the numerous other kite-surfers here. There is an outlet where you can hire equipment for kite-surfing and also for other activities such as banana boats, donuts, deep-sea fishing and kayaking. Take your family to this kite beach and you will enjoy seeing beautiful kites in the air. 

Kite Beach - Dubai

Not only that, one of the best advantages compared to other Dubai beaches is the fantastic view of Burj Al Arab from a distance.  

On the side of the walk, there are plenty of Food Trucks for Ice cream, pizza, fro-yo, fresh juice, coffee, barbecue, seafood, bakery, veggie, hamburger and salad. While you're enjoying your food you can watch surfers.

Public Beaches-Umm Suqeim beach

People call it as Sunset Beach,  is a relatively quiet, public beach near Burj Al Arab. The view of this Dubai's iconic hotel is the best from here. It is one of Dubai beaches that is very spacious, it is never overcrowded and you will always find a space to relax and to enjoy the lovely turquoise water.

Scattered around the beach are a few nice restaurants where you can enjoy a refreshing drink and something to eat, or just relax in the shade. It is advisable, though to bring your own parasol, as there are none for hire at this beach.

Umm Sequim Beach

The largest restaurant, the Tent Jumeirah, offers delicious local dishes and also has several extravagant and unusual seating areas.

Luxury Yachts Rental, the water-sports outlet of the restaurant, offers activities such as jet-skiing, fly-boarding and fishing. Families, couples and singles will all get their money’s worth at this lovely beach.

Public Beaches-Al Mamzar Beach Park

Al Mamzar Beach Park is perfect for a relaxing day. One of the most appreciated and popular beach in town with huge expanses of grassed picnic areas, an amphitheatre, swimming pools, kid’s play areas, barbecue & food spots, lagoons and sheltered beach coves.  Al Mamzar beach is located in Deira near Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian & Charity Establishment.

The whole oval-shaped beach park is divided into five beach sections which are numbered from 1 to 5. On the outside of the oval are the beaches, while on the inside there are grass areas where you can find shady spots under trees, as well as numerous BBQ  areas, sports activities and a pool area. The many palm trees here give the beach a touch of Caribbean flair.

Al Mamzar Beach Park

There are lots of playgrounds, volleyball courts and football pitches and the park is above all famous for zip-lining. In the grass areas there is also a skate park, some basketball courts and further playgrounds.

One of the main characteristics of the park of other Dubai beaches is that it offers five outstretched beaches with lifeguards, watchtowers, changing rooms and shades for sunbathers. Recently, the beach park was awarded the Blue Flag certification for adhering to strict international standards.

four Dubai beaches/clubs associated with resort/hotel

The Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort

The Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort offers an exceptional location at the prime spot of The Walk JBR, with unobstructed views over the Arabian Gulf. It is a small private beach of the resort of the same name and is very popular that tourists like to come here all year round.

While the hotel itself offers the warm and attentive hospitality guarantees a memorable stay the beach boasts high standards of comfort with a laid-back vibe. The atmosphere here is relaxed and family-friendly, with a wide range of amenities great for kids. This is one of Dubai beaches that is quiet and tranquil.  While Jumeirah Beach Residence (known as JBR) is busy, with cafés, restaurants and shops which are located at the far end of the beachfront -- is somewhat quieter. Still, most attractions in JBR are within a pleasant walk along the beach. .

Behind the beach is a grass area where you can really relax under palm trees in the shade. There are numerous loungers and parasols as well as comfortable four-poster beds. You can also relax in the pool area and round off the day with a delicious drink. In addition to the swimming area there is also a water-sports area where you can use up your energy on some of the many activities on offer

The Jebel Ali Beach Resort

Such a quiet place to get some fresh air away from the city. The comfort private beach is very popular with families as there are excellent activities on offer especially for kids such as various art and craft courses and even pony rides. What makes The Jebel Ali Beach Resort special from other Dubai beaches it is kind of a window opening naturally onto the sea. Great choice for watersports such as windsurfing, wakeboarding, kayaking and amazing Golf.

Behind the beach is a pool area with options for splashing about, swimming or simply relaxing. Here there are also special areas where the kids are looked after. The beach is divided into several areas. There is a water-sports zone, areas for swimming and a marked zone in the water for the protection of coral and seaweed.

The palm trees and the exotic gardens will provide the perfect touch for the most relaxing day. There are numerous sun-loungers with parasols at the beach, on the lawn and at the pools. Behind the beach are the restaurants and bars of the resort. For those who prefer to have their food and drinks while relaxing, service is available at the loungers. One of the most exotic Dubai beaches

zero gravity

This pristine private beach is filled with sumptuous loungers, where you can bask in the sun!  Located in the Skydive Dubai Drop Zone, Zero Gravity has become a weekend day hub, one of the finest beach club in Dubai. Masterfully managed, everything is in place for an amazing beach party with your toes in the sand.  Lie back and look out to rolling waves and blue skies – punctuated by the odd skydiver making an exciting descent.

With the Marina skyline and The Palm in the background you can relax on the private beach, enjoy the sunset over a refreshing drink in Zero Gravity’s garden area, have a meal or party all night long. Zero Gravity has a relaxed and chill vibe during the day and when the night comes Zero Gravity turns into one of the hottest nightclubs in Dubai. This beach is definitely one of must-visit Dubai beaches on your luxury travel in Dubai

jumeirah beach park

Jumeirah beach park is a perfect recommendation for an all-inclusive escape. It is ideal for a family picnic on the weekends as there are dozens of activities that make the most of the beautiful seaside location such as beach volleyball, paddle boarding, diving, as well as opportunities to acquire tennis, squash and swimming skills. It has supple sand and grassland, the beach-park hybrid has clean toilets and dressing rooms, a swimming pool, volleyball courts and ample parking

What makes this spot is very stunning of other Dubai beaches is its marvelous painting of landscaping and environmental coordination!. The beautiful golden and white sands of the Jumeirah Beach attract a lot of swimmers and watersport enthusiasts. 

When you enter the Jumeirah Beach Park you will use the stairs to go higher up where you will find vast green lawns surrounded by palm trees. You can also see different types of desert bushes interspaced by seats and the whole place is well illuminated by flood lights and the kids will surely like the games and theatre area which has slides, see-saws, and a number of other games. 

Hope this page useful that you can fill up your agenda nicely on your luxury travel in Dubai!