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Summer 2021: The UAE’s best pool and beach passes

Beat the heat this summer with these pool passes, beach access and daycation deals in the UAE right now.

Abu Dhabi
Bab Al Qasr Hotel & Residences

Dive into the hotel pool or relax on a stretch of private beach at Bab Al Qasr Hotel & Residences this summer. With the Arabian Gulf as your backdrop, the full cost of the pool pass is fully redeemable on food and beverages. Available daily for AED 149 or add an additional AED 50 to upgrade your experience to include a 30-minute massage.

GO: Call (0)2 205 3090 for reservations and more information.

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Shangri La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi

Access the private beach with its views over the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque or relax by the infinity pool for AED 248 per adult (including access for and up to two children under six years old). The price paid for beach access is fully redeemable on food and beverages at Sofra, Shang Palace, and at The Pool bar and restaurant. To make the experience extra special, an Abra journey is also included. Available daily. 

GO: Email restaurantreservations.slad@shangri-la.com or call 02 509 8555 for reservations and more information.

Shangri La Abu Dhabi

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

From sunrises over Al Maqta Creek to sunsets that illuminate Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal features a private stretch of sandy beach and one of the capitals largest outdoor swimming pools. Treat yourself to a relaxing daycation at this luxurious Venetian hideaway just outside of the city centre. Available daily from 7am to 7pm. AED 250 (adult weekend, inclusive of AED 200 food and beverage credit), AED 150 (adult weekday, inclusive of AED 100 food and beverage credit), children aged six to 12 years enjoy a 50% discount and children under six are complimentary.

GO: Visit www.ritzcarlton.com for reservations and more information.

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Dubai
Address Dubai Mall

With the temperatures rising, spend the day lounging by the pool with the stunning Burj Khalifa as your backdrop and enjoy a meal by the pool lounge at Cabana. AED 200 (weekdays including AED 150 redeemable on food and beverage) and AED 300 (weekends including AED 200 redeemable on food and beverages). 

GO: Email dineatdubaimall@addresshotels.com or call (0)4 438 8666 for reservations and more information.

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Address Sky View

With summer approaching, a dip in the lobby pool at Address Sky View is even more inviting. AED 200 (weekdays including AED 150 redeemable on food and beverage) and AED 300 (weekends including AED 200 redeemable on food and beverage). 

GO: Email dineatskyview@addresshotels.com or call (0)4 873 8888 for reservations and more information.

Address Sky View

Azure Beach at Rixos Premium Dubai, JBR

Enjoy new summer season prices and spend a day unwinding at Azure Beach for AED 300 per person, with AED 100 redeemable on the venue’s Asian fusion cuisine and beverages. On Fridays and Saturdays, guests can soak up the sun for AED 400, including an AED 150 voucher to spend on F&B. Or splurge for a private cabana.

GO: Email info@azure-beach.com or call (0)4 342 1924 for reservations and more information.

AZURE BEach

Caesars Palace Dubai

Enjoy a refreshing escape from the soaring temperatures with a fun and relaxing island daycation at Caesars Palace Dubai’s Neptune Pool and Bar. Enjoy the immersive luxury lifestyle resort with its 450-metre private beach or dive into the hotel’s sparkling temperature-controlled infinity pool. Available daily from 10am to 7pm. AED 280 per person (weekdays inclusive of AED 150 food and beverage credit) or AED 380 per person (weekends inclusive of AED 200 food and beverage credit).

GO: Visit www.caesars.com or call (0)4 5566466 for reservations and more information.

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Fairmont The Palm

Choose from one of the hotel’s eight temperature-controlled pools or step out onto the 800-metre private white sand beach to soak up the rays. A daycation at Fairmont the Palm is the perfect day out for the whole family. AED 150 per person (weekdays) and AED 250 per person (weekends), including AED 150 redeemable on food and beverages.

GO: Call (0)4 457 3388 for reservations and more information.

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Lapita Hotel

Take advantage of Lapita Hotel’s day pass offer and enjoy a full day of access to Lapita’s gleaming swimming pools, plus one hour to use the spa facilities for a rejuvenating dip in the vitality pool. Little ones will also receive one-hour complimentary access to the kids’ club. The package also includes a 30% discount on food and beverages. AED 109 (one adult and two children) and AED 54 (additional children),

GO: Email lapita.olaspa@autographhotels.com or call (0)4 810 9660 for reservations and more information.

Lapita Hotel

RIVA Beach Club at Palm Jumeriah

Offering guests a vibrant space including a temperature pool and a leisurely stretch of private beach, RIVA provides stunning views of the Arabian Gulf, Burj Al Arab and the Downtown Skyline. RIVA welcomes guests to savour a fully licensed dining experience, serving up Mediterranean classics created using fresh organic local produce. Beach Club access costs AED 75 (individual weekday), AED 130 (couple weekday), AED 35 (children weekday), AED 115 (Individual weekend), AED 210 (couple weekend) and AED 45 (children weekend). All access includes a 20% discount on F&B.

GO: Email reservations@riva-beach.com or call (0)4 430 9466 for reservations and more information.

RIVA Beach Club

The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, JBR

Sunny days with family and friends await at The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, JBR. Enjoy leisurely pool and beach day packages to ensure you stay relaxed, refreshed and rejuvenated during the warm summer months. AED 250 (weekdays with AED 150 F&B credit) and AED 350 (weekends with AED 200 F&B credit).

GO: Email spa.dubai@ritzcarlton.com or call (0)4 318 6520 for reservations and more information.

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Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah

Enjoy a leisurely day lounging beside the pool or enjoying the private beach. Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah’s day pass is fully redeemable on food and beverage within the resort and there’s even an adults-only pool. AED 250 per adult and AED 125 for children aged six to twelve years.

GO: Email dxbpd.recreation@waldorfastoria.com or call (0)4 818 2248 for reservations and more information.

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Ras Al Khaimah
Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah

Take in your daily dose of vitamin sea at Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah’s private beach or chill beside the swimming pools for a day of fun in the sun. This charming beachfront resort is surrounded by desert, mountains and sea, making for an unforgettable backdrop for relaxation. Available Thursday to Saturday, from 11am to 6pm. AED 200 (fully redeemable on food and beverage at Al Fayrouz Lounge).

GO: Email rktwa.fbdine@waldorfastoria.com or call (0)7 203 5533 for reservations and more information.

Waldorf RAK Beach

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