If there’s one thing the UAE does well, it’s boundary-pushing new venues, beach clubs, restaurants and dining concepts. The Middle East is home to some pretty sensational beach clubs, all of which offer a secluded haven of luxury and fun. Designed to please the most discerning traveler, we have put together our top beach club destinations you need to visit on your next Dubai yacht charter vacation.
When it comes to hitting stylish beach clubs, few places rival Dubai. There is nothing better than celebrating with family and friends and enjoying uplifting beats from some of the world's most renowned DJs with a cocktail in hand. Whether you're looking for the ultimate place to lounge, soak up some Arabian sun, or party from dusk to dawn, these beach club venues offer the perfect opportunity to let loose and allow you to immerse yourself in the on-shore party scene before returning to your luxury charter yacht.
Best for: Sleek and sophisticated ambiance
The globally renowned Nikki beach is one of the world’s best partying venues with a fantastic music program filled with exclusive DJs and relaxed beats. Situated on the waterfront of Pearl Jumeirah, Nikki Beach Dubai definitely lives up to its reputation, providing charter guests with a modern venue to enjoy the upbeat vibes and soak up the Arabian sunshine in style.
Not only does the venue boast outstanding views of the Burj Khalifa and beyond but the beach club's restaurant stands out thanks to its spectacular globally-inspired menu. Boasting a sprawling selection of delectable dishes with tastes and spices representative of all the countries in which Nikki Beach is located across the world, guests can expect a gourmet experience nonpareil.
Best for: Bringing the magic of the Mediterranean to Dubai
Picture plush Dior-designed sunbeds, sparkling turquoise waters and an endless stretch of soft golden sands. At Nammos, all of this is yours as comfort and luxury take center stage - allowing all guests to experience the very best of summer living in Dubai - no matter what time of year it is.
Nammos is the perfect luxe hangout for even the most discerning of travelers, with multiple areas for guests to relax, socialize and mingle during their time here. With the option to dine at the Mediterranean-inspired restaurant or the party in the Nammos Dubai Lounge, you can be sure that you will try gastronomical and mixologist creations that you have never experienced before. Once you have finished, you can continue your evening dancing til dawn under the twinkling Arabian sky.
Best for: Chic chilling and idling by the pool
Perfect for those looking for a secluded hotspot to enjoy an abundance of sweet refreshments and sweeping panoramic views of Palm Island’s Bay and Dubai’s iconic skyline, DRIFT is a sophisticated beach club restaurant you don’t want to miss during your luxury yacht charter vacation.
For pure solitude, guests can opt for a private beach cabana that provides an ‘ultra-exclusive sanctuary’ for guests to enjoy a day ashore. With this comes your personal pool, a terrace and a lunch garden leading to DRIFT’s premier private beach. To top it all off, you will also enjoy the chic lounge area complete with a super entertainment system and a dedicated host on hand ready to cater to your every want and need.
Best for: Exclusivity, celebrity spotting and DJ sets
As one of the most talked about beach clubs across the UAE, it is no surprise that Twiggy is on the hotlist of top places to visit during your yacht rental vacation. Home to a 100-meter infinity pool, a beautiful soft white sandy beach and endless opportunities to capture that perfect Instagram picture, Twiggy is the place to be.
This sun-dappled spot promises chic vibes and a chilled yet playful atmosphere all-day long
Combining beach club elegance with Mediterranean sophistication, Twiggy La Cantine oozes a chic vibe and a chilled yet playful atmosphere. As day turns to night, guests can appreciate performances from some of the best DJ guests from across the globe at one of the exclusive events that occur here regularly. Whether you want to celebrate and party in style or dine and savor the delectable cuisine inspired by the South of France soul, Twiggy La Cantine is an all-time favorite for any occasion.
Best for: Mellow, suave, African vibes
Inviting, tasteful and incredibly laid back, SĀN Beach is all about bringing a unique energy and embodying the concept of community to create a welcoming retreat-style space for all guests. Located on Palm Jumeirah’s West Beach, the story behind the creation of SĀN Beach is just as interesting as its fascinating sculptures, artwork and social spaces dotted throughout the beach club.
Inspired by Africa's first indigenous tribe, the San, the distinctive beach hotspot holds an invisible energy that gets guests feeling super relaxed and feeling the connection between others and the music. So, kick back, sprawl out on the deluxe sunbeds and get ready to enjoy every inch of luxury this place offers.
Best for: The infectious party atmosphere
Home to 20 bars, three cuisines, one swanky stylish beach club and a nightclub, Bla Bla offers all-day entertainment like no other. If it is a chilled champagne breakfast you’re after or, perhaps, cocktails enjoyed by the poolside with friends, Bla Bla has something to match whatever mood you are in.
After a day of delights by the poolside, if you are up for splashing more cash, there are a variety of cool and eccentric bars that will take your night to the next level. The Tent is an electric and euphoric experience, offering guests endless opportunities to socialize with like-minded partygoers and explore more of what Dubai nightlife has to offer.