Dubai’s beaches aren’t just excellent locations to go in the summertime, but they also provide some of the best views you can find in the city year-round. Whether you want to take in the cityscape or simply relax on the sand and take in the sun, there are plenty of options to choose from. Take a look at this list of the top 10 beaches in Dubai that are worth visiting in 2022 so you know where to spend your time!
1) Marina Beach
Located on Al Sufouh Road, Marina Beach has a lot going for it. This is one of Dubai’s most popular beaches and one of its oldest, stretching around 7 kilometers. One of Marina Beach’s more unique features is that it has an artificial barrier separating it from Umm Suqeim Beach. The wide sandy beach itself is framed by a walkway and waterfront promenade lined with hotels, restaurants, cafes and bars.
2) Burj Al Arab Beach
Arguably one of, if not THE most famous beach in Dubai, Burj Al Arab is situated at Jumeirah Beach. The super-luxury hotel sits on a man-made island off shore and is accessible via a bridge from Jumeirah Road.
3) Jumeirah Public Beach
Jumeirah Public Beach is one of Dubai’s most iconic beaches. Boasting a golden sandy beach, tranquil lagoons and cooling water fountains, Jumeirah Public Beach is perfect for both families and couples looking for that quiet romantic getaway. After you’ve spent some time admiring nature’s beauty from your lounge chair or towel on Jumeirah Public Beach, check out one of its many stylish restaurants or trendy cafes.
4) Palm Jumeirah Public Beach
Palm Jumeirah is one of three palm-shaped artificial islands in a chain off the coast of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is one of world’s largest man-made islands and its development was intended as an iconic community and a tourist attraction. When completed, Palm Jumeirah will be composed of 300 residential properties, 500 hotel rooms and 900 villas with views facing both directions along its coastline.
5) Atlantis, The Palm Beach
Atlantis, The Palm Beach is another one of those beaches that feels like it came out of a movie. This resort features an underwater hotel suite, which is pretty neat if you’re traveling with your partner or family. Plus, with almost 2 miles of beachfront property, you and your friends will have plenty of room to spread out and relax.
6) Zabeel Park Beach
A serene and picturesque beach, Zabeel Park is tucked away near Al-Safa Gate and offers beautiful views of The Palm Jumeirah. This gem is open for public use; however, you’ll need to head over during weekdays, as it’s only open on weekends for guests at Jumeirah Beach Hotel.
7) Al Qasr Beach
Al Qasr is perfect for families and people who want peace and quiet. Located on a small island that you can reach by boat, Al Qasr is located near Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary and Palm Island (which has its own sandy beach). There are only a few restaurants here, but you can find cheaper food at nearby hotels.
8) Ritz Carlton Hotel Beach
Among all of Dubai’s beaches, Ritz Carlton Hotel Beach is considered one of our favorites. This pristine beach boasts white sands and clear, sparkling waters—perfect for swimming, snorkeling and boating. Set amidst 1.7 miles of sand, Ritz Carlton’s private beach was named Best In The World by Conde Nast Johansens Hotels for six consecutive years.
9) Yas Links Beach Golf Course & Resort
With 15 holes of golf and restaurants on site, why wouldn’t you visit Yas Links Golf Course & Resort when you’re looking for a beautiful beach getaway? The beach is about three miles long, so you can choose between close-to-your-room or far-away seaside views. With an average rating of 4.6 stars on TripAdvisor out of nearly 100 reviews, it’s no wonder so many tourists love these accommodations.
10) Wild Wadi Waterpark – Waterpark
This waterpark is by far one of the most popular attractions for beach lovers. The park’s design combines a series of water slides and lagoon pools, making it a truly unique experience for guests. According to those who have been, it’s well worth a visit. If you like beaches, you won’t be disappointed by Wild Wadi Waterpark.