It’s always summer in Dubai

With a reputation as the playground of the rich and famous, you’d be surprised to see that Dubai has a beach club to suit every taste and budget…

Dubai’s beach clubs have earned an international reputation for their year-long sun, sea and sand with celebrities and travellers. While beach clubs in Europe have closed after the summer season, their Dubai counterparts remain open for winter sunshine.

Ultimate luxury

With shimmering blue waters, sensational gastronomical experiences and five-star service, Dubai takes the art of luxurious beachside lounging to another level.

Chic and elite or cool and casual, here are our top picks for some of the best beach clubs in the city – from global favourites and home-grown concepts, to the uber luxurious and pocket-friendly:

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From picturesque private sands to golden-hour dining, these beach clubs have brought their international reputation to the shores of the Arabian Gulf

Drai’s DXB

Meydan Racecourse Grandstand, Meydan Road

Experience the ultimate in luxurious, day-to-night poolside fun at Drai’s DXB. Inspired by its Las Vegas counterpart, this is the latest addition to Dubai’s roster of stellar beach clubs.

Enjoy unparalleled hospitality and five-star service, set amidst the soundtracks of new hits and cool classics, as world-renowned DJs take guests through from lazy afternoons to high-octane evenings.

From ultra-luxe cabanas – each equipped with their own Jacuzzis – to sun-soaked daybeds, Drai’s DXB covers every aspect of VIP service that the beach club aficionado could possibly want.

Nikki Beach Club

Nikki Beach Resort & Spa, Pearl Jumeirah

The trendy international resort brand’s outpost on the up-and-coming Pearl Jumeirah closely resembles its South Beach Miami counterpart with bright white décor, tribal influences and a stylish ambiance.

Nikki Beach Dubai features cutting-edge architecture and modern design, providing guests with plush sun beds, a unique menu filled with flavourful food, lavish parties, exceptional entertainment and panoramic views of Downtown Dubai.

Offering pool and beachside loungers sprawled around an oversized leisure pool, enclosed and open cabanas, ultimate VIP cabanas, a 4-tier shisha terrace, chilled out music and great service, Nikki Beach Dubai is undoubtedly one of the best beach spots in the city. Be sure to check out this beach club’s website to discover its constantly rotating calendar of events.