Dubai is known for many famous landmarks, but with miles of coastline; the city also offers a range of scenic and ultra-luxurious Dubai beaches for you to visit. Enjoy your time amidst the sun, sand and sea at the newly manicured beaches and get unobstructed views of the Arabian Gulf.

Some private and public beaches in Dubai have been upgraded in recent years to make things more scenic and accessible to tourists. You will find eateries, cabanas for changing and rental gear for enjoying water sports at most public beaches. For a more luxurious and secluded beach experience, you can visit high-end hotels and clubs offering private beach access.

Here is a list of public Dubai beaches you can visit during your stay in the city through Dubai tour packages from GT Holidays.

1. Jumeirah Open Beach

When in the beach city of Dubai, visit the Jumeirah open beach with your family or friends and enjoy a memorable day through the multiple activities available in the vicinity. Participate in the several water sports options, including jet skis and banana boat rides, for a fun family time. Swim in the calm oceans sheltered by the surrounding island, with facilities like showers, sun-loungers and lifeguards made available at the beach. Enjoy Middle Eastern delicacies and western cuisine in nearby restaurants and cafés. You also have access to a library on the beach, where you can pick up a book and read sitting on beanie bags and return it to a kiosk across the beach. Get a ride in Ain Dubai, the world’s largest Ferris wheel and enjoy the city’s panoramic views.

2. Al Mamzar Beach

There’s so much to do at Al Mamzar Beach that you must plan your day well to experience all the fun elements it offers. The Al Mazmar Beach Park is one of the best public beaches in Dubai, that runs across 262 acres and has been divided into 5 sections, every part monitored by lifeguards to ensure you have a safe day at the beach. Plan a picnic on the grass with family and friends, and get your kids to burn some energy in the children’s play areas. You need to pay a nominal entry fee, but you get to use the swimming pools and various amenities. Enjoy beach volleyball with your friends, jog along the palm-lined running tracks, have a picnic next to the barbecue pits, and participate in a host of water sports. Relax in the beach coves that offer shelter from the sun and get yourself something to eat from the several eateries around.

Dubai Beaches

3. Sunset Beach

True to its name, Sunset beach offers spectacular views of the dusk as the skies display lovely shades while the sun sets into the vast Arabian Gulf. One of the famous Dubai beaches, it is also known as Umm Suqeim beach, and you can visit this simple stretch of sand in the late afternoon to enjoy a communal library, have a peaceful walk, or run along the beachfront. Get your camera to capture some great shots of the setting sun and possibly people surfing on the beach.

4. Palm West Beach

Head to the ‘ultimate sunset destination’ for a perfect beach setting, Palm West Beach in Dubai. Enjoy your walks on the promenade west of Palm Jumeirah, which runs for a 1.6km beachfront stretch lined with 300 palm trees and ultra-luxury residences. You can choose to have your meals in one of the trendy beachfront restaurants and bars, enjoy some water-sports activities, or capture some Insta-worthy pictures of the well-known hotels and the iconic Dubai Marina skyline in the background.

5. White Beach

If you want to experience the luxury of a private beach, visit the White Beach in the Atlantis Dubai resort as part of our Dubai honeymoon packages. Step into the powder-soft sand of the private beach club on the outer rim of the artificial Palm Jumeirah Island. Indulge in the spectacular infinity pool and capture some Instagram-worthy shots sitting on the plush sun loungers. You may visit the beach anytime throughout the day to soak in the fabulous views of the Dubai Marina while you get pampered with excellent service.

You can choose to visit Dubai beaches that may be close to your location through our Dubai travel packages. Call GT Holidays to learn more.