Top Beach Clubs

  • Bla Bla has revolutionised the social scene with 21 bars, a stylish beach club and a restaurant, open all day offering Italian, Japanese and BBQ dishes. Enjoy daily entertainment from resident DJs and bands About Last Night, The Tasty Biscuits, as well as a host of guest entertainers.

    Bla Bla is in the perfect place for residents and visitors to experience a casual beach day, a delicious meal or a party at night.

    Good to know: It is offering 21 bars, two restaurants, one beach club, and a variety of entertainment.

  • This sun-dappled spot promises chic vibes and a chilled yet playful atmosphere with an upbeat soundtrack, a Mediterranean-inspired menu – with the addition of a delectable sushi selection. recommends: Lobster Roll

  • Surf Club invites you to step into a venue that’s out of the box. Crisp cocktails, fresh seafood and more. Bag a seat out on the terrace or on the beach and toast to the weekend with picture-perfect views of the sunset and the iconic Dubai Marina Skyline. recommends: Canadian lobster linguine and Steak Tartare

    Good to know: The seafood towers and the live sushi counters are not to be missed and connoisseurs will revel in the display of fresh fish to be chosen and cooked to their liking.

  • Eva– which stands for ‘Life’ – features breezy & draped, eccentric interiors in shades of clotted cream & earthy browns with cactus plants displayed around the venue that transport you to an escape from the city’s bustling noise.

    While much of the space is dedicated to high-energy dining, there’s also a beach & pool where guests can join for pre-or post-dining drinks or a relaxed weekend with sun-drenched ethereal soundtracks that build up energy as the sun sets on exceptional West Palm Beach views. recommends: Truffle & Mushroom Pizza

  • Soul-settling. SĀN Beach is textural, elevated simplicity in the midst of Dubai’s concrete jungle. Art acts as an ode to Africa, greenery shades the bright sun and they spill out onto the seafront, for days best spent on a lounger. recommends: Prawn Tempura Maki

    Good to know: SAN is the first beach club from Food Fund International (FFI)

  • Inspired by the beaches of the Far East, KokoBay aspires to create a unique space with a sense of calm and an essence of mystery. Experience mesmerizing sunset sessions and enchanting beats brought to you by their resident and guest DJs. recommends: Truffle cannelloni and Crispy sea bream.

  • February 30, the “date that never was” champions the essence of daring boldly and celebrates everything that is unique and eclectic. This impressive outdoor lounge is a haven where the senses will be excited in a timelessly chic and breathtakingly beautiful setting.

    The marvelous menu is internationally inspired, melding Mediterranean and Japanese influences. A delectable variety of sushi: nigiri, sashimi and uramaki rolls, seafood and raw dishes, tacos, and burgers, as well Italian favorites like pasta and risotto will feature on Chef Reif’s delectable menu. recommends: Truffle Pizza and Sashimi or Nigiri.

    Good to know: The man behind the menu of February 30 is none other than Chef & Restaurateur Reif Othman.

  • Moby is a Japanese inspired plant-based café, creating innovative dishes for a deliciously better world. It is the perfect offering for your corporate events and family & friends gatherings. The menu provides a healthy and creative meal option that’s easy to set up and keep fresh. recommends: Smoked Jackfruit Maki

  • Indulge in flavours transported from the Mediterranean to the shores of The Palm.

    Lose yourself in a beachside daydream or get together with friends to create unforgettable moments. The beach club offers barefoot chic sophistication and decadence, a perfect retreat for those living a lifestyle under the sun. recommends: Alaskan King Crab Salad and Aubergine Mille feuille


  • Azure's pool and beach combo hits the right spot. Sink your toes in the sand, lounge in a private island cabana or take a stroll down the shore at this placid seaside escape. After grabbing a selfie with Ain Dubai and splashing around at the beach, refuel with Asian fusion fare at Azure's restaurant and lounge. Chow down on Asian streetfood-style dishes like peking duck wraps, firecracker chicken wings and veggie tempura or opt for a classic Mediterranean lunch of pizza and wholesome salads. Kids get to tuck into a special menu loaded with Asian and European delights. recommends: Sushi pizza platter, prawn tacos and the Azure club sandwich.

    Good to know: Weekend entrance comes with an AED 100 food and drinks gift voucher.

  • A gorgeous fusion of traditional Arabian aesthetics with a modern Dubai vibe, Drift is the perfect place to drift away from reality. Soak up stunning views of Dubai's skyline while reveling in world class food and service. A sun-kissed postcard from paradise, Drift's restaurant and cocktail bar serves provençal nibbles alongside award-winning cocktails curated by mixologist Eric Ballard. recommends: Le poulet roti to share, tartine chevre and the Just Drift cocktail.

    Good to know: Swap your blazer for a bathing suit – Drift does a business lunch from AED 140.

  • A shrine to beachside parties, Barasti is so popular that it looks like human soup on most days. Whether you're in the mood to shake a leg under the stars or unwind over some big-screen sports with a pint, Barasti has a little something for everyone. One of Dubai's favorite beach clubs, Barasti knows how to show its guests a good time. Barasti's menu is designed for people with a roaring apptetite – tuck into a feast of supersized hotdogs, monster burgers and delicious desserts. It also serves light bar bites, salads and grilled meat for guests on a New Year health kick. recommends: Cajun calamari, Barasti burger and the Los Angeles sandwich.

    Good to know: Barasti is loved for a lot of things, one of them being its all-week free entry.

  • The go-to place to make the most of your local leave, Nikki Beach is a portal to paradise. Let the gentle sound of sweeping waves and the fragrance of tanning lotion and tropical fruits lull you into a relaxing daze. The beach club's immaculate all-white aesthetic will help you master the art of dunking your fries in ketchup without staining your sunbed. The expansive space is dotted with regal cabanas, a shisha terrace, a swim-up bar and a pool big enough to fit you and your extended family that's on vacation in Dubai. Nikki Beach's menu is inspired by seafood – from blackened salmon tacos and crusted calamari to grilled Spanish octopus and fresh sushi. recommends: Salmon tacos, sushi, Nikki Beach's flatbread and the dessert boat.

    Good to know: Kick back with your girlfriends every Tuesday. AED 130 gets you six selected drinks and a complimentary day bed. Remember it's Nikki Beach, so advance booking is a no brainer!

  • Summersalt is proof that the desert isn't just sand dunes and date palms. In the heart of one of Dubai's oldest districts, Summersalt is where Arabian hospitality meets Emirati luxury. Choose from swimming laps in its glamorous pools, taking a leisurely stroll along the coast or sampling its bespoke menu. With more than just beach burgers and poolside pizza on offer, Summersalt's serves Japanese fusion. Its menu is a goldmine of pan-Asian delights including okonimiyaki, miso black cod, wagyu beef tataki, tempura, yuzu-drizzled salads and more. Complement your meal with Summersalt's craft cocktails infused with shochu, sake, pisco and Japanese whisky. recommends: Pisco sour, okonimiyaki, miso eggplant and anticucho lamp chops.

    Good to know: If you're spoiled for choice and can't decide what to order, opt for Summersalt's sharing three-course tasting menu with a side dish per person. It's AED 420 for two.

  • Stretches of golden sand and deep blue waters await at Cove Beach. Customize your relaxation session by choosing from a selection of luxurious sunbeds, grand cabanas decked out with private jacuzzis and relaxing single beds. Boasting its own signature rosé, order a glass whilst indulging in the gentle sizzle of the Arabian sun. Take in the finer things in life with a priceless view of Ain Dubai while shucking fresh oysters and sipping on an ice-cold cocktail. recommends: French oysters, Argentinian rib eye steak and Cove's own rosé.

    Good to know: Cant get enough? Join Cove Beach's membership program.

  • If you've stumbled upon a picture that's got more people than pool in it, chances are it was taken at Zero Gravity. This insanely popular beach club has plunged into many a Dubai party animal's weekend roster. A buzzing hive of over-the-top fun, there's always something going down from award-winning musicians setting the stage on fire to clowns juggling while burger patties sizzle on an outdoor barbecue. Unwind at Zero Gravity's pool, beach or garden – although we'd recommend a pilgrimage to the transparent infinity pool for Instagram gold. The menu features international dishes from butter chicken and shawarma to ceviche and satay. recommends: 36-hour angus shortrib, wagyu slider and the unicorn milkshake.

    Good to know: Dive into the weekend at Zero Gravity's Friday and Saturday AED 295 brunch.