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7 Most Impressive Beaches in Dubai

Deepa Kartha Nov 29, 2019
Flanked by the Arabian Gulf, Dubai is home to sunkissed, pristine, and some of the most gorgeous beaches in the world. From simple, basic beaches to the luxurious ones, you would be spoiled with choice when it's about Dubai Beaches. While some of the best beaches are private properties of hotels, several amazing beaches are free for the public.

Sunset Beach

One of the best places to witness a glorious sunset, this serene and immaculate beach is ideal for jogging and long walks. It is also the only surfing beach in Dubai, and the small waves here make it perfect for the beginners. What's more? It gives you a direct view of sail-shaped, five-star luxury hotel 'Burj Al Arab'.

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Sunset Beach offers several great picnic spots. The beach has facilities such as changing cubicles, showers, washrooms, etc. Moreover, the 'Smart Palms' on the beach give you an access to free Wi-Fi.

Kite Beach

Kite Beach is perfect for those who love Water Sports. It is an ideal place for Kitesurfing, Kayaking and Stand-Up Paddleboarding.
For those who love swimming in the sea waters and if that is what you prefer, Kite Beach is the place for you. It also has a toddler play area, a state park, and an outdoor trampoline.
As all the activities at Kite Beach would make you hungry, you can check out the fleet of cafes, food stalls, and food trucks that serve the most delicious kebabs, burgers, fish and chips.

Black Palace Beach

Popular also as Secret Beach because of its tucked-away location hidden behind palm trees, this beach at Al Sufouh gives you a great view of Dubai's iconic hotels 'Burj Al Arab' and 'Atlantis, The Palm'.
The downside of Black Palace Beach is that it lacks facilities like changing rooms and sunbeds. But, this might be why it is not as crowded as the other beaches. And this could be a blessing for those who want to avoid the crowds and enjoy the beauty and quietude of beaches in peace.

JBR Open Beach

'Soft white sand, emerald green sea in front and an impressive skyline in the background' is what awaits you here.

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The JBR (Jumeirah Beach Road) Open Beach is home to an array of restaurants, juice bars, the world's largest inflatable water park (Dubai Aqua Park), an outdoor gym and a jogging track.
One of the unique activities among regular Water Sports here is the Camel Rides in the sand.

La Mer

In the oldest part of Dubai lies the newest beach, La Mer. Laguna Waterpark - an amazing beachfront water park here is the highlight, apart from incredible art installations and a surf machine on this beach.
People who just want to relax would love the La Mer beach as it offers In-water hammocks, colorful huts or cabanas.

Barasti Beach

If you are in Dubai to explore and experience its impressive nightlife, the Barasti Beach is a place you should visit. Located at Dubai Marina, the Barasti Beach is known for its picturesque beauty and incredible party scene.
What seems to be a typical holiday beach in the morning becomes an interesting party scene in the evening. The parties at the Barasti Beach are wild and vivacious. Moreover, this is the only beach in Dubai where alcohol is served.

Al Mamzar Beach Park

More than just a regular beach, this one has air-conditioned chalets or beach cabins where you can have lunch and relax in the afternoons.

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Open for everyone throughout the week, but reserved for women and children on Mondays and Wednesdays, the Al Mamzar Beach Park is equipped with facilities like lifeguards, watchtowers, changing rooms, restaurants, eateries, etc., and hence is the place for family day-outs.