It is peak summer, which means a few things: enduring warmer weather, wearing cool linens, and spending afternoons poolside. Retreating under a beach cabana to offset the heat is one of our favourite pastimes, so we’ve rounded up some of our favourite spots to haunt, in no particular order. Ahead, discover some of the best pool days in Dubai for summer 2022, to have fun while staying cool.

Guerlain Spa Escape, One&Only The Palm

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Beat the heat this summer by visiting One&Only The Palm this summer for a luxurious pool and spa day package. It’s an ideal spot for those seeking a bit of relaxation, as it is set at an exclusive island enclave accessible by boat or a short drive just minutes away from the heart of Dubai. It’s a sanctuary in the city, complete with one-hour Guerlain spa treatment and all-day access to the resort pool and beach. There are cabanas available within the package too, access to indoor and outdoor showers, a waterside terrace, a minibar for refreshments, and much more. The Guerlain Spa Escape is priced at Dhs2,800 per couple every Saturday, Sunday, and on public holidays and is priced at Dhs2,300 between Monday to Friday

For reservations, call +971(0) 44401040 or visit their website here.

Dip Pool Bar, The St. Regis Dubai

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If you are looking for deals on pool time, then The St. Regis has your back. It has excellent pool day packages, including redeemable food and beverages and access to its stunning infinity pool. The best part is that this is an adult-only pool where you can fully relax and enjoy poolside food, drinks, and shisha. The package is available Monday through Sunday at The St. Regis in The Palm.

For reservations, call +971 4 218 0000 or visit their website here.

Bulgari Yacht Club, Jumeirah Bay Island

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The Bulgari pool is one of the most stylish in all of Dubai, as it is modelled after the luxury fashion brand. It’s surrounded by VIP cabanas and sun loungers where you can admire the incredible view of the blue ocean, which overlooks their boat harbour. If you happen to get hungry or thirsty, there is a poolside bar and a restaurant close by at the Bulgari Yacht Club. The restaurant’s delicious Italian cuisine is best known for its great-quality fish. Pool rates start at Dhs200 on the weekdays and Dhs500 on the weekends, both fully redeemable on food and beverages.

For reservations, call +971 4 777 5555 or visit their website here.

Beach by Five, The Palm Jumeirah

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Known for having the biggest pool parties and their Bohemia Saturdays, Beach by Five is the ultimate summer destination to keep you cool during the hottest months. You can cool down at their glass-lined pool with a view of their 150-meter private beach or head to their beach deck for delicious food and refreshing beverages while listening to fun beats. The best part? Beach access is free for everyone on the weekends.

For reservations, call +971 4 455 9999 or visit their website here.

Barasti Beach, Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina

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Looking for a place to catch up with friends and snap cute pictures? Barasti Beach just opened the Secret Garden for the summer season. It is decorated like an enchanted garden, and entry is completely free. Starting at 4 pm, you can enjoy some great beverages and food and listen to live music and DJs. There is also a show every night to keep you entertained.

For more information, check out their Instagram here.

La Baie Lounge, The Ritz-Carlton, JBR

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The pool at La Baie overlooks Dubai Beach on JBR, and it has a swim-up bar and direct access to their lounge with outdoor and indoor seating in case it gets too hot. There is also a restaurant with international and Mediterranean food if you want something to eat. La Baie has daily all-day happy hour and Ladies Day every Friday so that you can celebrate the weekend with the girls.

For reservations, call +971 4 399 4000 or visit their website here.

Azure Beach, Rixos Premium, JBR

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The Azure Beach infinity pool is so big that it seems neverending. It is surrounded by cabanas, sun loungers and hot tubs, with a live DJ playing music at all times. They have incredible Asian-fusion cuisine that you can order right to you, and we recommend ordering their sushi platter because it is a must. Entrance prices are Dhs300 on weekdays and Dhs400 on weekends, both partially redeemable on food and beverages. They also have Ladies’ Day every Tuesday and Wednesday, which includes pool and beach access plus five drinks for Dhs200.

For reservations, call +971 4 399 4000 or visit their website here.

Jumeirah Al Qasr, Dubai

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The Jumeirah Al Qasr hotel has plenty of temperature-controlled pools, including a private spa pool, a giant hotel pool, and even private pools you can access when you book a villa. It is surrounded by Arabian architecture with an incredible ocean view from every angle and an artificial canal where you can take a boat ride. The giant hotel pool has access to the private beach and several Jumeirah Group restaurants nearby, so you do not have to go anywhere else and can spend all day relaxing.

For reservations, visit their website here.

Cove Beach, Caesars Palace Bluewaters Island

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You will never be bored this summer at Cove Beach. They have events along with incredible deals going on every day. You can go to Industry Day on Monday and get 35% off your bill, or if you prefer Wednesdays, they have Rose All Day and Rose All Night, where you will get unlimited select pink drinks and food platters. On Thursdays, they have Sakura Nights where you can head to the Two.0 restaurant for dinner to get a sharing platter of all your Japanese favourites and a couple of glasses of grape for only Dhs199. If you prefer weekends, on Sundays, they have their Rendezvous pool party where you can listen to some fun music while lying by the pool. They also have great packages that include unlimited beverages and a sunbed from Dhs249. If you want to enjoy their pool, they have partly redeemable pool passes for food and drinks starting at Dhs200 on the weekdays and Dhs300 on the weekends. 

For reservations, call +971 50 454 6920 or visit their website here.

Zero Gravity, Dubai Marina

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Zero Gravity has everything you need this summer. It is the perfect all-in-one spot with a beach club, bar, garden, lounge, full-service restaurant, and pool. The glass infinity pool has an incredible view overlooking the beach and Dubai skyline. They have fun music festivals and events going on all the time, as well as great pool packages, including Ladies Night every Friday for only Dhs149.

For reservations, call +971 4 399 0009 or visit their website here.

Jumeirah Islands Clubhouse, Jumeirah Islands

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This Riviera-inspired pool venue has a temperature-controlled pool, so you stay refreshed even on the hottest summer days. You can take in the beautiful view of the Dubai skyline while relaxing at one of the many sun loungers and cabanas or sign up for one of the aqua-based fitness classes. Indulge in a wide range of dishes by the poolside or visit the Isola restaurant next to the pool for some delicious Italian food.

For reservations, call +971 4 583 3124 or visit their website here.

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