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The best luxury beach hotels in Dubai

  • Travel 101
  • By Lottie Nicholls
  • Published 11 July 2022
  • Revised 06 March 2023

Jumeirah Beach, Bluewaters Island and the iconic Palm Jumeirah are a few of Dubai’s bustling locations for sunset lovers and luxury living enthusiasts. With golden stretches of sand sprinkled with swaying palm trees, a handful of luxury beach resorts, plus a line-up of chic beachfront restaurants and bars – it’s no wonder this city holds the crown as a luxury hotel hotspot.

If you’re looking to stay somewhere that not only exudes style but masters the blend of beach and city life, you’ve come to the right place. So, without further ado we’ve handpicked 10 of the best Dubai beach hotels so you can live the high life on your next visit.

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1. Caesars Palace Dubai

Dubai's most sought-after Bluewaters Island is home to the phenomenal Caesars Palace Dubai. Situated along an exquisite 500-metre private beach, this stunning hotel and beach club work together to serve up a little slice of Las Vegas living in the heart of the UAE. 

This unconventional playground boasts an enviable position close to all the major sights of Dubai, including Ain Dubai, Dubai Mall, and the world-famous Burj Khalifa. The resort acts as a haven of R&R and effortlessly blends family-friendly fun and high energy escapes with luxury living and top-quality accommodation. With fantastic amenities including its private beach location, five splash-worthy swimming pools, world-class dining at the resort’s nine restaurants and bars, Cove Beach Club Dubai, plus a leisurely spa and kids’ club – it caters to the whole family’s needs.

Accommodation is divided between two main towers: Palace Tower and Julius Tower. All rooms and suites are complete with contemporary furnishings, chic interiors, first-class amenities, plus stunning views of the twinkling Arabian Gulf or city skyline.

Enjoy optimum entertainment, sultry spa experiences and captivating activities (both indoor and out), as well as mouth-watering dining experiences when you stay at Caesars Palace Dubai. 

Caesars Palace Dubai

Caesars Palace Dubai

2. Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai

Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai offers its guests easy access to some of Dubai’s most commercial attractions. Situated close to the action, including shopping hubs City Walk Mall, The Village Mall and Mercato Mall, it’s hard to believe that this palatial property offers more than just urban conveniences and city connections. No, the Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai boasts an untouched oceanfront setting which overlooks crystal-clear waters of the Arabian Gulf. 

The resort’s blissful beachfront location works harmoniously with its al fresco dining scene and five outdoor swimming pools. If you do venture inside at all, the 2,000sqm spa comes complete with a range of signature treatments covering everything from mindfulness to spiritual retreats, or you can browse the boutique and fitness centre. Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai’s 148 rooms are the epitome of luxury. They're spacious with modern interiors, stunning bathrooms, and sweeping views over the city or sea. 

A wonderful resort for first timers that want to experience all the emirate has to offer.

Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai

Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai
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3. FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai

Dubbed the hottest hotel on Palm Jumeirah, FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai effortlessly captures the glamour of Dubai. The resort’s bursting event calendar and party atmosphere is a popular choice for guests who like gourmet dining, drinking signature cocktails, and dancing the night away, with international DJs, lively brunches and social summer pool parties setting the scene.

Stretching 150 metres across an uninterrupted private beach, FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai is a vision of excellence set against an awe-inspiring backdrop on the trunk of Palm Jumeirah, offering guests unparalleled views of the Gulf and Dubai Marina.

This luxury hotel boasts 470 opulent guest rooms and suites across 16 floors, where magnificent ocean views serve to bring the nautical atmosphere of the outside, in. Each is elegantly designed with simple yet sophisticated touches and furnishings that ensure ultimate comfort. It's the ideal place to work and play if you're looking to take a business trip to the city. 

The hotel has five outdoor swimming pools fringed by comfortable sun loungers, VIP cabanas and bubbling Jacuzzis, multiple restaurants and bars, a luxury boutique spa, ample water sports, and an exclusive rooftop penthouse – so you’ll never be short of excitement (or Instagram stories)…

Five Palm Jumeirah

Five Palm Jumeirah

4. One&Only Royal Mirage Residence & Spa

Positioned on its own private island, One&Only Royal Mirage Residence & Spa provides guests with an Arabian adventure nestled amid a 65-acre paradise of manicured gardens, intricate Arabesque architecture, winding pathways, and enchanting fountains just steps from Jumeirah Beach.

With compelling views of the picturesque Arabian Gulf, Ain Dubai and the twinkling light of Dubai Marina, One&Only Royal Mirage Residence & Spa presents an exclusive beach club DRIFT – serving exquisite Mediterranean cuisine and signature drinks on the sun-drenched sand. While each the resort’s 16 remarkable restaurants, bars, and lounges offer something different yet equally delectable to guests – Celebrities by Chef Mauro Colagreco is a firm favourite for its convivial French menu served in a dining room.

The activities, adventures, and experiences here are nothing short of spectacular, with a long list of exciting things to see and do for families and couples alike. Whether you want to immerse yourself in the calming treatments at the One&Only Spa, embark on a three-day itinerary crafted by the resort, or explore the surrounding area – the world is your oyster here. At the end of a busy day, unwind in the resort’s wonderfully unique rooms, suites, and villas where you’ll experience ultimate comfort.

One&Only Royal Mirage Residence & Spa

One&Only Royal Mirage Residence & Spa

5. Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa

Situated a two-minute walk from the beautiful sandy stretch of Jumeirah Beach and a 20-minute drive to the highly sought-after Dubai Mall, Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa offers urban access with doorstep paradisial luxury. 

The resort studiously overlooks the waters of the Arabian Gulf as they gently lap the golden sands, accompanied by rustic parasols ideal for relaxing under. It’s nestled amid 19 acres of landscaped gardens, while three swimming pools, a menu of recreational and water sports activities, and 13 restaurants and bars (plus access to 16 more inspired culinary venues at Grosvenor House) are sure to keep guests indulged.  

Experience total serenity at the hotel’s Caracalla Spa, which invites guests to embark on a sensory journey with its wide selection of treatments. This family-friendly slice of paradise also boasts a popular Family Kids Club dedicated to bringing little travellers aged 4-12 hours of fun!

Browse our top Dubai luxury hotels for your next family escape. 

Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa

Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa

6. Nikki Beach, Dubai

Located on the glistening white sands of Pearl Jumeirah, Nikki Beach, Dubai is the only one of its kind. This world-renowned beach club certainly meets the brief when it comes to the city’s reputation for glitz and glamour, attracting partygoers in search of luxury living and lively entertainment from all corners of the globe.

Lazy living is high on the itinerary here, with a variety of comfy sun loungers available for guests, whilst ultimate relaxation can be found in the Nikki Spa – complete with a menu of inviting ESPA treatments. 

With 117 rooms and suites, plus 15 private villas available (equipped with your very own pool) for maximum seclusion and a selection of four delicious dining options to savour, this trendy resort is an ideal base for those seeking to stay on the Pearl Jumeirah.

Nikki Beach, Dubai

Nikki Beach, Dubai

7. Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeriah Beach

On a private stretch of soft sand in the heart of Jumeirah lies Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach. This stunning family-friendly resort is surrounded by glistening sands and inviting waters just a short distance from the hustle and bustle of Downtown Dubai – making it a fabulous option for those seeking the best of both worlds.

Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach is home to exclusive beach club Nammos, which plays host to a calendar of events which give the likes of Mykonos a run for its money. Or perhaps you’d prefer to lounge around one of the three pools or hit The Pearl Spa?

Foodies will be in their element thanks to the resort’s very own restaurant village, where you can dine al fresco on the terrace and delight in fresh seafood with a fine Mediterranean flare; or why not sample the resort’s exquisite afternoon tea or romantic villa dining service? Little ones will be entertained for hours on end with the ‘Kids For All Season’ children programme – so adults can make guilt-free use of the private beach or rooftop bar.

Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeriah Beach

Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeriah Beach

8. Burj Al Arab

The stunning sail-shaped skyscraper Burj Al Arab is home to the opulent décor, extravagant living and luxury lifestyle which is synonymous with the UAE’s capital city. This jewel of Jumeirah is renowned for its world-class service and amenities, playing host to some of the best dining venues across the globe.

Many visit this famous hotel for its exclusive beach club SAL, which offers luxury poolside experiences from the rooftop of the 56-floor building. Each accommodation comprises duplex two-floor suites complete with exquisite furnishings and impeccable service from a personal butler. Marvel at panoramic views over the Arabian Gulf from the new terrace and infinity pool or indulge in the comfort of VIP treatment from the postcard-worthy manmade beach. 

The hotel’s two glistening turquoise pools offer plush loungers and deluxe cabanas for guests to sit and watch the world go by from, whilst sipping on expertly mixed cocktails or delicious aged wines. If you’re an adventure lover or have the kids in tow, all guests can make a splash with unlimited complimentary access to Wild Wadi Waterpark!

If that’s not enough, here are 19 things we bet you didn’t know about the Burj Al Arab.

Burj Al Arab

Burj Al Arab

9. Palazzo Versace Dubai

Nestled into a far corner of the Dubai Creek lies the outstanding Palazzo Versace Dubai. Synonymous with timeless style, chic fashion and optimum luxury, the outstanding beachfront location of this resort only adds to its reasons why you should stay.

Guests can revel in the surrounding natural beauty of the Jaddaf Waterfront as they look out upon the pivotal spot where the sea meets the sky. Landscaped gardens and manmade pools blend harmoniously with the glittering Gulf waters and sparkling sands below, to truly bring a sense of opulent living.

With the immeasurable popularity and notoriety of this renowned hotel chain, there’s no wonder that this iconic resort is the social gathering place for highly sought-after and exclusive summer events. Palazzo Versace Dubai’s, La Piscina beach club is the place to be and be seen, attracting a socially elite clientele. This adults-only beach club boasts a rotation of weekly events which spans everything from ladies' days on Monday and Thursday, to exclusive VIP parties in the evenings and even cheerful Saturday brunches. 

Palazzo Versace Dubai

Palazzo Versace Dubai

10. Atlantis, The Palm

WHITE club at Atlantis, The Palm only adds to the abundance of impressive beach clubs on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah. This stunning five-star resort needs no introduction. One of the most famous hotels in Dubai, it serves up magnificent views of glistening waters and the glamourous city below. Its city facing infinity pool comes complete with in-water loungers and crystal blue water which poses as a great highlight alongside the picture-perfect backdrop of the sand and city.

To highlight just how elite Atlantis, The Palm is, the hotel is home to 1,548 spacious rooms and suites, 30 delicious eateries including four celebrity chef restaurants, facilities including the Aquaventure Waterpark, The Lost Chambers Aquarium (with over 65,000 exotic marine animals), Sea Lion Point and Dolphin Bay, a spa, swimming pools, and beyond.

Atlantis, The Palm

Atlantis, The Palm

Luxury beach hotels in Dubai FAQS

Where is the best beach hotel in Dubai?

Caesar’s Palace, Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai and One&Only Royal Mirage Residences & Spa consistently appear in "Best Beach Hotel” searches of Dubai and maintain five-star reviews from guests. 

Which beach is famous in Dubai?

Jumeirah Beach Residence (or JBR) open beach is the biggest and most sought-after beach in Dubai. La Mer and The Palm Jumeirah are also highly popular.

What is the best area to stay in Dubai?

Palm Jumeirah Island and JBR offer a slice of uninterrupted paradise, whilst Downtown and Business Bay is the city’s tourism hub.

So, if your idea of luxury is wandering leisurely out of your gorgeous hotel suite straight onto the sand, then you've come to the right place. Discover our best luxury beach hotels in Dubai or give us a call on 0203 816 0985 to plan your perfect stay.

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