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FACT brings you 14 of the best daycations, pool days and beach clubs in Dubai for you to really beat the heat this summer.


A trip to the luxurious Palm Jumeriah resort lets you soak up the sun and let the sea breeze blow away your daily stresses with a daycation retreat. Spend the day enjoying the 400-meter private beach, play volleyball or a plan a boat ride. Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort is the perfect spot for a day at the beach with incredible city views and soft sands. The price of AED 270 per person includes not only your day pass but a credit of AED 270 that can be redeemed at any of the hotel’s food and beverage outlets. Order nibbles and drinks to your lounger or take a seat at a table for lunch. Take some time out and book a day that you can get away from city life. This offer is only valid from Sunday to Wednesday.

GO: Email or call (0)4 567 8304 for bookings and more information.


The new pool and beach day pass at Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai is offering UAE residents the chance to unwind, recharge and soak up some much needed Vitamin D. With the sumptuous Neptune Pool now re-open and the 400m private beach decked out with sunbeds positioned just a few feet from the pristine waters of the Arabian Gulf, the new day pass starts at AED 150 per person on weekdays, with AED 100 redeemable against food and beverage. On weekends the price is AED 245 per person with AED 150 credit to spend on lunch and refreshments.

GO: Email or call (0)4 556 6466 for bookings and more information.


Cove Beach boasts a stunning seafront locale that comprises of a restaurant and three pools all set against the backdrop of the tranquil Arabian Sea. Fashioned in contemporary and beautiful décor with a Mediterranean vibe and personalized service, Cove Beach makes for a special place in the heart of the city. Frequented by jet-setters, influencers, celebrities and athletes who all come to revel at the beach and pool, Cove Beach is now offering esteemed memberships at 50% off, plus you will get the membership fee paid back as redeemable food and beverage credit. Memberships include complimentary sunbed and jacuzzi cabanas, plus discounts on spa and room rates at Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai.

GO: Email or call (0)50 454 6920 for bookings and more information.


DRIFT, one of Dubai’s most stylish beachfront destinations at the One&Only Royal Mirage, welcomes guests for the ultimate beach getaway this summer! Offering guests 65 acres of expansive landscaped gardens, and one kilometre of exclusive seafront. Starting from 850+++ for two, guests can now indulge in the comfort of a Prestige Room from 11am to 8pm, while enjoying a credit of AED 400 towards beverages or an exquisite dining experience at DRIFT Beach Club Restaurant showcasing an innovative take on classic Provençal cuisine.

GO: Email or call (0)4 399 9999 for bookings and more information.


Located in the exclusive Palm Jumeirah area, the stunning skyline views of Dubai are complemented by the elegance and exclusivity of the Royal Hideaway brand. From the lobby of the hotel, you can access the Dukes The Palm private beach where you can relax on one of the many sun-loungers dotted around the infinity pool. The daycation offer includes day use of a Deluxe Room from 10am until 7pm, luxury private beach access and AED 100 credit redeemable against food and beverage purchases. The offer is available up to two adults and two children below six years of age, or one child below the age of 11 years.

GO: Email or call (0)4 455 1111 for bookings and more information.


Make the most of the summer months and get your daily dose of Vitamin D at Fairmont The Palm. Swim, chill and relax at one of the Palm Jumeirah’s most stylish beachfront locations, set against the impressive backdrop of the city skyline. The weekday price is AED 150 per adult, which is fully redeemable on food and beverages purchases. Weekend prices are AED 250 with AED 150 redeemable against F&B. No matter which package you take, children below the age of six are free.

GO: Email or call (0)4 457 3330 for bookings and more information.


Wavebreaker Beach Club, a fully licensed private beach club at Hilton Dubai Jumeirah is offering a fantastic day out for the entire family this summer. With the re-opening of the temperature-controlled pool, the venue has launched a new daycation package which includes beach and pool access at AED 129 per adult. Patrons can fully redeem the AED 129 voucher at any of the hotel’s signature dining venues including Wavebreaker Beach and Grill, Mango Tree Thai Bistro or McGettigan’s JBR. The beach and pool access for children from the age of 6-12 years is AED 65, while little ones under five years enter for FREE!

GO: Call (0)4 318 2319 or (0)4 318 2585 for bookings and more information.


Take a daycation and lounge by the beautiful panoramic glass pool at InterContinental Dubai Festival City while taking in stunning views of the Dubai Creek for only AED 99 per person. You will also receive an AED 99 food credit voucher valid across all of the hotel’s exciting restaurants.

GO: Email or call (0)4 701 1111 for bookings and more information.


Inspire your sense of possibility at Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort and Marina in Dubai. Situated within the exclusive Jumeirah Beach Residence area, the five-star luxury hotel places you on 500 metres of private Arabian Gulf beaches, overlooking the Dubai Marina and its iconic Palm Islands. A new summer daycation package provides room and beach access for a family of two adults and two children, starting from AED 199. Spend a day at the beach and enjoy a 25% discount on food and beverages and if you want to stay the night, it’s only any additional AED 100++.

GO: Email or call (0)4 399 4141 for bookings and more information.



Beat the heat and soak up stunning panoramic views of the city skyline while luxuriating in the cool waters of Raffles swim-up bar. All-day access to Raffles swimming pool is just AED 175 per person and includes AED 100 credit that is redeemable against food and drinks. For a more luxurious experience, why not take advantage of a ‘Raffles Daycation.’ Adding a flair of sophistication, the ‘Raffles Daycation’ includes checking into one of the sumptuously appointed guest rooms or suites with a private balcony and stunning views, enjoying a day by the swimming pool and savouring a bento-box lunch and beverage options. The daycation is priced from AED 655 for two adults and up to two children.

GO: Email or call (0)4 324 8888 for bookings and more information.



If you’ve taken a few days off work, now is the perfect time to escape the city streets and enjoy all-day access to the 500-meter long private beach Sofitel Dubai The Palm on Palm Jumeirah. The special daycation offer for UAE residents includes all-day private beach access, daytime access to a luxury sea view room until sunset, 30% discount on your lunch or dinner. The offer is priced at AED 400 for two adults or AED 495 for two adults and two children below 12 years of age.

GO: Call (0)4 455 6677 for bookings and more information.


Beat the heat and spend the day in the cooled infinity pool at Vida Emirates Hills with their new sip, dip and flip daycation package. Earn your calories at the fully equipped gym and then customize your bento box with healthy (and not so healthy) options while sipping beverages overlooking the greens of the nearby golf courses. Pool and gym access with a bento box is priced at AED 150 per person, or pick bottomless bento refills and bottomless beverages for AED 399 per person. The offer is available daily from 7am – 6pm.

GO: Email or call (0)4 872 8888 for bookings and more information.


Dubai’s newest and most stylish beach club, WHITE Beach is back!. For just AED 150 per person (AED 300 on Fridays), the offer includes a sun lounger on WHITE Beach and access to the spots sandy shores and luxurious infinity pool. What’s more, the price of entry is fully redeemable on food and beverage. Epitomising bare-foot luxury with a laid-back bohemian vibe, WHITE’s cool, white-washed décor, dreamy infinity pool, multiple beach areas, and enticing partially-submerged sunbeds, will instantly ease guests into holiday mode. Eclectic entertainment comes in the shape of resident DJs playing a mix of old school classics and cutting-edge tracks.

GO: Email or call (0)55 2004 321 for bookings and more information.


Zero Gravity has now re-opened its golden beach to guests. Simple pleasures like soaking up the sun, swimming in the sea, feeling the sand between your toes and watching the sunset are now back on the menu, as well as mouth-watering food and drinks! Zero Gravity’s beach is open every day from 10am until sunset, with a weekday day rate of AED 100 and a weekend rate of 150 per person, fully redeemable on food and beverages. Continuing safety procedures include temperature checks at the door and the wearing of face masks. Social distancing measures include the spacing of sun loungers, furniture and reduced capacity. Guests should also bring their own towel, and indoor showers are not available at this time.

GO: Call (0)4 399 0009 for bookings and more information.

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