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9 luxury Dubai staycations with beach access that are now open

9 luxury Dubai staycations with beach access that are now open

Grab your SPF

Good news – you might just have enough time to enjoy Dubai sunshine before it becomes unbearably hot.

Per a directive from Dubai Tourism, Dubai private beaches are back in business under strict guidelines and to celebrate this positive step towards some form of normality, we have put together a roundup of our all-time favourite beachside hotels.

Because, let’s face it, after weeks in self-isolation we all deserve a change of scene.

One & Only Royal Mirage

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With one of the most Instagrammed beaches, One & Only Royal Mirage will fill you with a sense of occasion from the moment you drive up to the reception. With plenty of open spaces and restaurant options, as well as the ever popular Jetty Lounge, it is one of the most elegant ways to spend the weekend away. Prices start from Dhs1,200 for two adults per night. 

Four Seasons Resort Dubai

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Arguably the most comfortable sleeps you’ll find in the whole of Dubai, Four Seasons never fails to impress with its service and beautifully designed spaces. The beach itself offers all-day sunshine, while the adjacent village of restaurants is home to Scalini and COYA. Prices start from Dhs1,400 for two adults per night. 

Fairmont The Palm

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With views towards the Marina, the sunsets on the beach at Fairmont The Palm are as golden as the sand. There’s also 11 dining options and a warm family-friendly service. Prices start from Dhs562 for two adults for per night. 

Mandarin Oriental Jumeira

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The first Mandarin Oriental hotel in the UAE became an instant hit when it opened it’s doors. From an opulent yet contemporary lobby decorated in bronze trees, all the way to the pristine beach, a stay is a fabulous as you imagine. Prices start from Dhs1,600 for two adults for per night. 

Waldorf Astoria, Palm Jumeirah

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This grand hotel looks out towards the Burj Al Arab and beyond from i’s expansive beach. All rooms have balconies and almost all have sea views which is always a bonus. The rooms have a calm and subdued design, ideal for relaxing after hours in the sunshine. Prices start from Dhs675 for two adults for per night. 

Bvlgari Hotel & Resort Dubai

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Promising the most fashionable stay in the city, Bvlgari Hotel & Resort Dubai blends together Italian elegance and charm. The interior design is just divine while the beach makes you feel like you’re somewhere else, until you turn around and see the dazzling Dubai skyline. A truly exceptional stay. Prices start from Dhs1,650 for two adults for per night. 

Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort

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A little piece of Thailand can be found towards the end of the east crescent of Palm Jumeirah. With plenty of room options to choose from, why not treat yourself to one of the over-water villas or one of Beach Pool Villas which come with a private infinity pool on a sea-facing terrace. Prices start from Dhs446 for two adults for per night. 

Jumeirah Al Naseem

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Imagine spending the weekend strolling along the mile-long  sandy shoreline. This fashionable resort within a resort is ideal for beach lovers. With numerous dining options on the doorstep, you also have access to all the facilities within the Madinat Jumeirah complex. Prices start from Dhs870 for two adults for per night.

Nikki Beach Dubai

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Nikki Beach might be located further than some of the other resorts in Dubai, but it truly feels like an escape from the city. The boho-cool white decor instantly soothes the mind, while the beach offers so much space that at one point you feel like you’re on your own private island. Prices start from Dhs900 for two adults for per night.

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