There is nothing like unwinding after a long tiring week with wind breezing through your hair, sand in your feet, and with a view of the pristine ocean. Dubai luckily has umpteen beach bars to get those breezy weekend vibes flowing.
From enjoying the salty air to indulging in a cocktail or two, to witnessing some spectacular sundowners, beach bars have a lot to offer. Here are some of the best beach bars in Dubai to head to, to simply indulge in some glorious drinks and gorge on some scrumptious food.
Being a world-famous bar for its happening nightlife, and crystal-clear beach view, Barasti Beach Bar is frequented by party-goers of Dubai. With ladies’ night every Thursday, ladies day every Sunday, Monday & Tuesday and special Friday Frippin’ Fun, every day is super fun. Lazy days at the beach are transformed by epic sundowners, and an endless night of partying. With Continental and Mediterranean cuisines, alongside some soulful music, Barasti guarantees a fun day at the beach.
Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort, Dubai Marina
Zero Gravity is a multiple award-winning beach bar, which is the definition of chill. Being exclusive in its setting, it offers unmatched views of Dubai’s pristine waters. Housing a beautiful swimming pool, Zero Gravity is the place to unwind by the sea, only to welcome in a night of clubbing. Being frequented by the socialites of the city, intense nightlife scene thrives here. With refreshing cocktails, beers and wines to accompany its European cuisine, swaying to the flavors of Mediterranean cuisine comes effortlessly here.
Skydive, Dubai Marina
Taking your soul on an epic journey comprising of white sand, beautiful blues, the and pristine sea is the breathtakingly beautiful Cove Beach. Sitting bang on the beach, its lounge beds and cabanas create that perfect beachy vibe. With a themed night of live music that takes place every single day, entertainment knows no bounds. It’s not one, not two but three swimming pools add to the ambiance of its contemporary décor and Mediterranean feels. It’s a popular hub when it comes to the beach loving party animals of Dubai.
Caesars Palace, Bluewaters Island
Staying true to its name, Drift Beach offers long lazy afternoons of drifting between the sun, sand, and food. Crafted in beachy hues of blues and whites, Drift Beach provides the ultimate unwinding atmosphere. Being all things luxurious, the chic atmosphere radiates minimalism in opulence. With a beautiful infinity pool to set the tone to a refreshing day, lush gardens surround this beautiful venue. Serving authentic Provencal cuisine, Drift Beach takes you on a gastronomical journey of culinary precision. Special brownie points for its signature crafted cocktails that are simply divine.
One & Only Royal Mirage
Encompassed by soulfully relaxing cabanas and an exquisite swimming pool is the ever-so-popular Nikki Beach. Offering a serene view of the Gulf’s emerald blue waters, and the Dubai skyline, Nikki Beach is a spectacle on its own. Housing an urban bistro, a beautiful lounge and a happening nightclub all under one magnificent roof, Nikki beach is a go-to destination among Dubai’s elite. Serving a multitude of cuisines that are backed up by some deliciously creative cocktails, every sip and bite is straight out of heaven. There is nothing like lounging around in Nikki Beach’s cozy cabanas, we guarantee you that.
Redefining day to night dining is the lovely Blue Marlin Ibiza. It is perfect to while away a lazy Friday afternoon, indulge in one of the most beautiful sunsets ever, and enter a night of partying. Being a beach club and an outdoor night club, Blue Marlin Ibiza adopts the partying style of Ibiza, which is a party district of the world. From lounging around the beach, to dancing the night away, people with any interest magically fit in here, and have the time of their lives. Blue Marlin Ibiza is perfect to catch those rays, sip on a drink, and simply take life one sunset at a time.
Golden Tulip Al Jazira Hotel and Resort, Al Ghantoot
Taking inspiration from a nomad, Playa Nomade offers the ultimate escapade into a breezy beachy world. With a lovely weekend brunch that is complemented by a kickass line-up of live music, Playa Nomade eases you into a lovely weekend. Being chilled out and happening at the same time, it is the epitome of chill. Serving contemporary bites that go together with its lovely tall cold drinks, private dining is available here for a more intimate time. With aromas of shisha filling the salty beach air, Playa Nomada offers a deliciously inviting time.
Rixos the Palm, Palm Jumeirah
Bang on the beach, surrounded by umbrellas and lounge beds, is the beautiful Wavebreaker. By offering a super laid-back atmosphere, Wavebreaker is popular for its grills, be it seafood, veggies or meat. With cocktails, beers and non-alcoholic beverages available, kicking-back and digging the beach way of life comes so effortlessly. With focus on the beautiful sunset it offers, sunsets are made a tad bit more special with its daily ‘Sunset Happy Hours’ from 5 to 8 PM. Be it devouring the beachside life, or smoking a round or two of the most aromatic shisha ever, Wavebreaker is truly worth its hype.
Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, JBR
Straight out of the look and feel section of a tropical holiday, Jetty Lounge feels like a beach dream come true. Offering a stunning view of the blue ocean and some magnificent sunsets, it has been one of the more popular bars when it comes to Dubai’s socialites. With palm trees, dusky skies and the sea in within your footsteps, a drink in hand is all it takes to be complete. With cocktails, wines and beers, that wash down a lovely mezze or plattwer, Jetty Lounge creates magical evenings with endless conversations and fun.
The Palace, One & Only Royal Mirage