Free Beaches

  • Kite Beach Glorious stretch of sand for active types with kite surfing, volleyball and other fun and games.
  • JBR Beach This long Dubai Marina strip is flanked by showers, children's fun zones and plenty of restaurants.
  • Jumeirah Public Beach Overlooking the Burj Al Arab, this is the beach where you shouldn’t forget your camera.
  • Al Mamzar Beach Park Huge, pristine and family-friendly with a pool, playgrounds and water sports but few food outlets.

Beach Clubs

  • Nikki Beach Dubai The posh lot flocks to this chic lair with its signature all-white look, vast pool and excellent restaurant.
  • Club Mina A big hit with families thanks to five pools and a 500m-long sweep of pristine beach.
  • Zero Gravity Chilled but chic bar-restaurant-club combo right next to the Drop Zone of Skydive Dubai.
  • Fairmont Beach Club On Palm Jumeirah, this low-key club is popular with families and has lovely views back to the mainland.
  • Riva Beach Club Palm-lined beach retreat with gym, pools and 300m-long private beach.