Beat the heat this summer with these pool passes, beach access and daycation deals in the UAE right now.
Bab Al Qasr Hotel & Residences
Dive into the hotel pool or relax on a stretch of private beach at Bab Al Qasr Hotel & Residences this summer. With the Arabian Gulf as your backdrop, the full cost of the pool pass is fully redeemable on food and beverages. Available daily for AED 149 or add an additional AED 50 to upgrade your experience to include a 30-minute massage.
GO: Call (0)2 205 3090 for reservations and more information.
Cove Beach Abu Dhabi at Makers District
Cove Beach Abu Dhabi sits directly on a pristine stretch of coastline at Makers District. As the first licensed venue on Al Reem Island, Cove Beach offers a waterfront oasis with over 300 meters of private beach, a pool set within the ocean and the only swimmable beach on Al Reem Island. Set amongst landscaped gardens, Cove Beach Abu Dhabi offers a beachfront oasis with a capacity for over 1,000 guests, in addition to water sports such as kite surfing. AED 200 per person on weekdays (fully redeemable on food and beverages) and AED 300 per person on weekends (fully redeemable on food and beverages).
Shangri La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi
Access the private beach with its views over the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque or relax by the infinity pool for AED 248 per adult (including access for and up to two children under six years old). The price paid for beach access is fully redeemable on food and beverages at Sofra, Shang Palace, and at The Pool bar and restaurant. To make the experience extra special, an Abra journey is also included. Available daily.
The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal
From sunrises over Al Maqta Creek to sunsets that illuminate Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal features a private stretch of sandy beach and one of the capitals largest outdoor swimming pools. Treat yourself to a relaxing daycation at this luxurious Venetian hideaway just outside of the city centre. Available daily from 7am to 7pm. AED 250 (adult weekend, inclusive of AED 200 food and beverage credit), AED 150 (adult weekday, inclusive of AED 100 food and beverage credit), children aged six to 12 years enjoy a 50% discount and children under six are complimentary.
GO: Visit www.ritzcarlton.com for reservations and more information.
Address Dubai Mall
With the temperatures rising, spend the day lounging by the pool with the stunning Burj Khalifa as your backdrop and enjoy a meal by the pool lounge at Cabana. AED 200 (weekdays including AED 150 redeemable on food and beverage) and AED 300 (weekends including AED 200 redeemable on food and beverages).
Address Sky View
With summer approaching, a dip in the lobby pool at Address Sky View is even more inviting. AED 200 (weekdays including AED 150 redeemable on food and beverage) and AED 300 (weekends including AED 200 redeemable on food and beverage).
Azure Beach at Rixos Premium Dubai, JBR
Enjoy new summer season prices and spend a day unwinding at Azure Beach for AED 300 per person, with AED 100 redeemable on the venue’s Asian fusion cuisine and beverages. On Fridays and Saturdays, guests can soak up the sun for AED 400, including an AED 150 voucher to spend on F&B. Or splurge for a private cabana.
Caesars Palace Dubai
Enjoy a refreshing escape from the soaring temperatures with a fun and relaxing island daycation at Caesars Palace Dubai’s Neptune Pool and Bar. Enjoy the immersive luxury lifestyle resort with its 450-metre private beach or dive into the hotel’s sparkling temperature-controlled infinity pool. Available daily from 10am to 7pm. AED 280 per person (weekdays inclusive of AED 150 food and beverage credit) or AED 380 per person (weekends inclusive of AED 200 food and beverage credit).
Fairmont The Palm
Choose from one of the hotel’s eight temperature-controlled pools or step out onto the 800-metre private white sand beach to soak up the rays. A daycation at Fairmont the Palm is the perfect day out for the whole family. AED 99 per person (weekdays) and AED 250 per person (weekends), including AED 150 redeemable on food and beverages.
GO: Call (0)4 457 3388 for reservations and more information.
InterContinental Dubai Festival City
Experience the glass infinity pool while soaking in the views over Dubai Creek and the city skyline. AED 100 (weekdays fully redeemable on food and beverages) and 150 (weekends fully redeemable on food and beverages).
GO: Visit www.dubaifestivalcityhotels.com/summer for reservations and more information.
Take advantage of Lapita Hotel’s day pass offer and enjoy a full day of access to Lapita’s gleaming swimming pools, plus one hour to use the spa facilities for a rejuvenating dip in the vitality pool. Little ones will also receive one-hour complimentary access to the kids’ club. The package also includes a 30% discount on food and beverages. AED 109 (one adult and two children) and AED 54 (additional children),
Luxuriate in the cool waters of the Raffles outdoor swimming pool located on the hotel’s fourth floor. AED 175 per person on weekdays (including AED 100 credit redeemable on food and beverages) and AED 200 on weekends (including AED 150 credit redeemable on food and beverages).
RIVA Beach Club at Palm Jumeriah
Offering guests a vibrant space including a temperature pool and a leisurely stretch of private beach, RIVA provides stunning views of the Arabian Gulf, Burj Al Arab and the Downtown Skyline. RIVA welcomes guests to savour a fully licensed dining experience, serving up Mediterranean classics created using fresh organic local produce. Beach Club access costs AED 75 (individual weekday), AED 130 (couple weekday), AED 35 (children weekday), AED 115 (Individual weekend), AED 210 (couple weekend) and AED 45 (children weekend). All access includes a 20% discount on F&B.
Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk
Enjoy a memorable day at Soleil Pool & Lounge at the Egyptian themed Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk. The outdoor venue boats stylish loungers, private cabanas, a sunken pool bar, a children’s pool and sweeping views of the Dubai Skyline. AED 175 per adult from Sunday to Thursdays (inclusive of AED 75 redeemable on food and beverages) and AED 200 per adult on Fridays and Saturdays (inclusive of AED 100 redeemable on food and beverages).
The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, JBR
Sunny days with family and friends await at The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, JBR. Enjoy leisurely pool and beach day packages to ensure you stay relaxed, refreshed and rejuvenated during the warm summer months. AED 250 (weekdays with AED 150 F&B credit) and AED 350 (weekends with AED 200 F&B credit).
Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah
Enjoy a leisurely day lounging beside the pool or enjoying the private beach. Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah’s day pass is fully redeemable on food and beverage within the resort and there’s even an adults-only pool. AED 250 per adult and AED 125 for children aged six to twelve years.
Ras Al Khaimah
Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah
Take in your daily dose of vitamin sea at Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah’s private beach or chill beside the swimming pools for a day of fun in the sun. This charming beachfront resort is surrounded by desert, mountains and sea, making for an unforgettable backdrop for relaxation. Available Thursday to Saturday, from 11am to 6pm. AED 200 (fully redeemable on food and beverage at Al Fayrouz Lounge).