Dubai is home to some of the best beaches in the UAE. Don’t worry you will have a cosy, free and clean beach. Swimmers should take care that Dubai beaches may look calm, but are notorious for strong currents. So, please be aware and cautious when you go for swimming. For sure Dubai has no shortage of luxury pools, beaches and resorts that residents and tourists can stay at. But as well as high-end resorts, there are plenty of budget options where you can soak up the sun without spending any money. Here, we will tackle many cozy and free beaches so you can take advantage of.
Al Jumeirah Beach
First of all, you may have been in doubt of when The Beach project was first announced, but the new stretch of sand at the Jumeirah Beach Residence is considered a fast improvement on its predecessor. To enjoy the sun and the sea without being worried about your children, there are a lot wonderful water play areas for kids as well as many restaurants and cafes set back from the sand. Jumeirah Beach Park is one of the most famous beaches in Dubai which is awarded the Blue Flag certification for adhering to strict international standards. The park also has a soft, stretch of golden sand, palm trees and grassy areas, making it one of the most desirable beaches in Dubai. The best thing to do there is walking or jogging along the artificial track, and check out the stunning villas built directly on the sands.
Second, if you prefer to be busy rather than snoozing under the sun then you have to head to Kite Beach Dubai, next to the Borg Al Arab Hotel. It’s very famous for kite surfers but also with Stand-Up Paddleboarders and other water sport. You can hire equipment or book lessons from a number of shops including Dukite and Surf House Dubai. This wonderful beach is ethnic and great to enjoy some relaxed sunbathing. So make sure to bring your own hats & mats, towels, sunblock and all other beach necessities. At midnight you can take a nice long walk on the beach to enjoy stunning views of the Borg Al Arab. Kite Beach’s advantage is that you can choose between the busy area and the quiet one. The beach is wide and even when it is busy you can always find a place to retreat to.
Black Palace beach
Third, Black Palace Beach in Dubai is an undeveloped plot of land located between the summer palaces on Al Sufouh road across from Knowledge Village. Although there are no facilities, it is a perfect place to have escapism and watch the marine craft sailing around the Palm Jumeirah and even Sheikh Mohammed’s private Yacht. Take care it’s quite tricky to find Black Palace Beach, and it may take you a couple of attempts to locate the correct turning – a small pathway off Jumeirah Beach Road between the palaces. You should bring everything you will need – this is an undeveloped beach, and there are no facilities. However, if you are going to overcome these minor inconveniences, the rewards will be incredible: a beautiful, amazing slice of paradise which easily rivals any of the exclusives, private beaches found elsewhere in the city. This is truly a magical place to escape, relax and enjoy – and certainly well worth a little effort.
While you are in Black Palace Beach you can enjoy a wealth of spectacular scenery – from the magnificence of the iconic Dubai skyline to the sparkling pristine waters of the Arabian Gulf, and the many luxury marine craft which dart about the bay and Palm Jumeirah, transporting the rich and famous. If you’re lucky and eagle-eyed, you may even spot Sheikh Mohammed’s own private yacht from your secluded hideaway lookout on Dubai’s secret, magical beach.
Al Mamzar Beach Park
Forth you have Al mamzar beach where you can enjoy several beautiful beaches, picnic areas, barbecue facilities and swimming pools. It is Great for children as well, as there’s large number of playgrounds away from the beaches and lots of shade under the trees if you want to escape the sun. Al Mamzar Park is home to beautiful beaches and domains of green fields, making it one of Dubai’s hidden gems. Whether you want to lay on the beach or swim in the pool, picnic on the lawns or have a kick about, go to the playground or skate in the park, there’s no shortage of activities to do. And if you want to do it all, simply jump on the scenic train and visit all the park pit spots. Mornings are very quiet and parking is stress-free. From 1 pm onwards, the car park, beach and park gets busier, and getting in can be fairly confused. Head down first thing in the morning (the park opens from 8 am, and stays open until 10 pm Sun-Wed and 11 pm Thu-Sat), when the water is calm and the sand is quiet.
Dubai is given long stretches of golden sands which tourists can enjoy for free whatsoever, you don’t always have to splash out on a beach club to enjoy the sun. it is the ultimate spot for architectural inspiration, shopping, international cuisine tasting, and a great mix of desert and beach escapes. The city’s linear planning means that at any given point you can find yourself between the beach and the desert, making it easy to reach both. While you can’t exactly go all of them if you’re just visiting, you should find the time to give each of them a chance if you’re a resident. Dubai’s beaches hold the key. Jump in and out of the blue waters on Kite Beach, take a selfie in front of Borg Al Arab or enjoy being pampered at one of Dubai’s new beach districts. Sun, sand, blue skies and crystal clear water find the perfect beach for you and enjoy Dubai as the ideal destination for holidays.