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Dubai's Best Beaches

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Dubai is all about sun and sand for many visitors. Its year-round sunshine and perfect blue skies are a big pull for a large population of expats, too. While vacationers intent on working on their tans tend to book stays at beach resorts, expats and locals favor public beaches, such as Sunset Beach (with Burj Al Arab views) and Um al Suqeim (with squeaky-soft sand) or private parks with amenities for the kids, like Jumeirah Beach Park.
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Dubai - United Arab Emirates
The park and beach combo, locally known as the ‘bark’ reaches its zenith of perfection at Al Mamzar. Lushly landscaped and sprinkled liberally with coconut palms, shade and white sandy beaches, it’s inlet location at the headlands of the Khor...
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Building 8, The Shoreline - Palm Jumeirah - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Dubai’s one and only stand-alone beach club, Riva gets rave reviews for its Ibiza like ambience. With a private beach on one of the giant fronds of the Palm Jumeriah, the biggest man-made island in the world, there are plenty of sun loungers,...
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Jumeirah Beach - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
The Jumeirah Beach Park is a great place to bring friends and family, with a great deal of open space for a little soccer, volleyball courts, and warm water. It's also a great place for stunning views of the city! While spending a lazy afternoon...
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Dubai - United Arab Emirates
If you’re looking to escape the posturing of the big city life (without completely leaving behind the canyons of skyscrapers that make up the skyline of Dubai), nearby Jebel Ali Beach has got the perfect sundowner to lift your spirits – sun, sand...
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Jumeirah Beach Residence - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Expats and locals alike find time to enjoy life in the fast lane at Jumeriah Beach Residences. Free entrance and parking, even for camels.
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1 41 A St - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
When the swell is up and the waves are high, Sunset Beach is Surf City, UAE. Count on left-breaking waves at the Jebel Ali end and right-breaking waves at the northern tip of the beach. In between, expect a busy beach full of tourists, locals, and...
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Villa # 474,Jumeirah Beach Road,Jumeira 3 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
From the whitest sand of the beach at Umm Suquiem, soak up the sunny views of the Burj Al Khalifa, that’s the world’s tallest building, to the north and the Burj Al Arab, the world’s first and only seven star hotel, to the south. To the west, the...
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99 2 C St - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Wimpy waves and calm coasts—Dubai's Public Beach (also known as Umm Suqeim Beach) is as peaceful as it gets. This local secret is removed from the bustling shops and restaurants occupying (ruining?) other UAE waterfronts—perfect for...
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Jumeirah Beach - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Jumeirah Beach in Dubai, UAE is usually very popular with expats and travelers wanting to soak up the nearly year-round sunny skies. One weekday, I was sitting alone on the beach along the shores of Dubai, just contemplating life while everyone...
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Palace - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Palace Beach is a fun family alternative to the cruise-y eye candy land of most Dubai’s beaches. Aptly named for the fact that it’s sandwiched between two real palaces, this shoreline has had a variety of monikers – Secret Beach (at one point it...