Sunset beach

The public beach is a magnet of activity and enjoys the mesmerizing view of the iconic Burj Al Arab and regarded as one of the most beautiful stretches of sands in the Emirates; the sunset beach is also known as the Umm Suqeim Beach. The beach is famous for its surfing conditions.

Sunset beach

The beach by JBR

A particular favorite among families is the beach opposite to the walking promenade at Jumeirah Beach Residences mainly due to its long lines of juice counters, burger joints, boutiques and space for the most exotic cars and bikes for display. It provides various family activities such as banana boating, camel rides, water sports and much more.

Kite beach

The kite beach is regarded as Dubai’s sportiest beach and is favored by various sports enthusiasts, kite surfers in particular. You can indulge in multiple sports activities here such as beach volleyball, kayaking and standing up paddle boarding. If you are not interested in the aqua activities, do not worry as there are plenty of non-aqua activities available such as an outdoor trampoline, skateboard park, and kid friendly area. It gets even better, as after a swim at the beach you can get yourself a delicious meal at the many beach cafes available.

Kite beach

La Mer

The latest addition to Dubai’s beachside destinations is the La Mer.  Home to countless exotic beachside cafes, plenty of fashionable boutiques to choose from and activities such as trampolines for the kids, without a doubt make it a favorite destination to spend the day. Plenty of aquatic activities exist as well including waterboarding, kayaking, and flyboarding.

Black Palace beach

The Black Palace is located next to one of the royal residences, the whole beach is a bit difficult to find, but all worth it. The beach offers some of the most stunning sunsets in the city accompanied by soft waves. Although it does not provide any activities, it is an apt destination to get away from the busy city bustle and fast life.

Black Palace beach

Al Mamzar Beach Park

Regarded as one the best beaches to spend the day as a family for a small fee per person, Al Mamzar provides beautiful beach surroundings with lush sand, lagoons, barbeque setup areas, and a sheltered beach. For an additional amount of cash, you can rent an air-conditioned bungalow on the beach or a sun lounge where you access a pool.