When couples are looking for a relaxing beachside escape, it doesn’t get much better than these Dubai beach clubs. From the incredible Zaya Nurai Island to Sofitel The Palm, here’s your chance to chill.
1. Sofitel the Palm
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The Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa holds nothing back in creating its very own version of an island paradise. Boasting enviable stretches of white sandy beaches and luxe French Polynesian fittings across every space, the views of the sea are almost too spectacular to be real.
Price: AED 250 per person (Special offer: Get AED 180 worth of lunch/dinner credit until September 30)
Location: Palm Jumeirah
insydo tip: Dining options are plentiful with Lebanese, Japanese and Italian in the spotlight along with one of the city’s top steakhouses.
2. Zaya Nurai Island
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Zaya Nurai Island is like a dream you never want to wake up from. Trumpeted by Condé Nast Traveller as one of the world’s most romantic destinations, this boutique hotel sits on its own private island off the coast of Abu Dhabi. Looking for a Maldives style escape? This is most definitely it.
Price: Around AED 450
Location: Zaya Nurai Island in Abu Dhabi
insydo tip: Take advantage of the facilities and beautiful atmosphere by coming down for the weekend BBQ brunch at Frangipani.
3. Purobeach Urban Oasis
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Who needs the beach when you’ve got Purobeach Urban Oasis? Managing to manages to capture the secluded tranquility of a tropical retreat, despite sitting on the side of a six-lane highway. The private cocoons are perfect for a romantic getaway and the frozen Piña Coladas will take the edge off the heat.
Price: AED 125 per person (weekdays); AED 175 per person (weekends)
Location: Conrad Hotel
insydo tip: It’s definitely worth hiring out a Balinese bed, but you’ll need to be willing to fork out the cash for one.