As we start to ease our way very slowly out of lockdown, a very welcome side effect is the re-opening of pools. I mean, in this summer humidity they are basically a necessity!! So, as public and private pools begin to open for lovely lazy weekends, we’ve rounded up some of the best pool days in Dubai right now…
Barasti Beach | Al Sufouh, Le Meridien Mini Seyahi Beach Resort and Marina
Yoo-hoo, free pool over here!! If you’re looking for a super casual pool day, then this is the one for you. With complementary pool access, this is a great place to catch up with a friend over lunch at the Middle Deck restaurant, or just enjoy a little me time with a good book. Ladies also get 50% off food and water sports on Sunday-Tuesday.
Nammos | Four Seasons, Jumeirah
This world-class Mykonos Beach Club is bringing that luxury European vacation right to your door. Located at the Four Seasons Resort Dubai, this Dhs200 entry is a little pricier (no credit either) but as it includes a beach bed, you’re sure to get some good pics for the ‘gram.
Azure Beach | Rixos Premium, JBR
You can live your best life at Azure Beach for Dhs50 on a weekday, or Dhs100 on a weekend (both redeemable against food and drinks). But the offers don’t stop there, you can also have a little staycation with the Beach, Dine & Stay promotion, which includes an overnight stay, beach and pool access and Dhs500 credit to spend for Dhs790, but hurry! This offer is only running until 30th June…
White Beach | Atlantis, The Palm
A newbie to the pool scene, White Beach features a pretty amazing infinity pool and a dreamy crochet inspired aesthetic. Entry is Dhs150 Saturday-Thursday and Dhs300 on a Friday, which is fully redeemable on drinks and all that delicious Mediterranean-meets-Arabian cuisine.
Jumeirah Al Qasr | Al Sufouh Road
This special daycation package is perfect for a couple’s day date, as UAE residents can enjoy it’s 2km of private beach as well as access to a Jumeirah hotel suite to relax and refresh. The package also includes dining at one of several Jumeirah Group restaurants (including Rockfish). This daycation will set you back Dhs395 per person, on a minimum of two guests.
Raffles | Wafi, Sheikh Rashid Road
For Dhs175 you can laze around the Raffles pool all day, from 10am until 8pm. Dhs100 is redeemable against and food and drinks, and they also feature discounted drinks at the pool bar between 3pm and 6pm. We’re excited to try the new ‘Solo Gusto’ brunch here too!
Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort | JBR
This casual pool day is perfect for escaping the sweltering heat. With entry at Dhs99 midweek and Dhs149 on a weekend (fully redeemable on food and drinks) and children under 12 entering for free, it’s perfect for a girls meet up or a family day out.
Cove Beach | Caesars Palace Bluewaters Island
This is a great one for everyone who is maybe a little nervous about their first pool day post-lockdown, as Cove Beach are putting extra precautionary measures in place in addition to the government regs including reduced capacity and additional sanitization throughout. A single person beach sunbed is Dhs200, which is fully redeemable on food and drinks – we’re heading straight to the Two.0 restaurant for some much needed sushi rolls!
Jumeirah Creekside Hotel | Dubai Creek
Perfect for family days, gals days or just you days, the Jumeirah Creekside Hotel’s two-tier swimming pool can be yours to access for Dhs100 on weekdays, and Dhs150 on weekends (fully redeemable on food and drinks). With a children’s pool, lap lanes for those wanting to get a good swim in, and a relaxing pool bar, everyone in the group will find a way the perfect way to spend their fabulous pool day.
Zero Gravity | Dubai Marina
This beach-club-come-bar-restaurant-pool has everything you need for the perfect summer day out. The only catch is they are currently taking no reservations, so you’ve got to be early to rise to grab one of those sun loungers! Day passes cost Dhs100 on weekdays and Dhs150 on weekends and are fully redeemable on food and drinks. Oh, and fresh fruit and ice lollies are included in the entry price…sold!