There are many reasons that visitors flock to Dubai every year. For those looking to escape the city hubbub, and are looking more for sand, sea, and sun-filled escapes, then Dubai has some of the best beaches in the Emirates catering for all tastes. White sparkling sand and azure blue warm waters are a constant pull alongside its popularity due to the gloriously warm climate.  

Of course, there’s no shortage of hotels based along the coastline to suit every taste too. And we have picked out our top Dubai beach hotel selections. 

5* Dukes The Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel

Located in the exclusive Palm Jumeirah area with panoramic views of the city and the sea from its private beach.    

4* Delta Hotels by Marriott Jumeirah Beach, Dubai

Situated in the heart of JBR on The Walk and has splendid views across to the Palm. If you’re looking for the best of both worlds from your hotel, then this has it – a private beach area, pool and close to the bars and restaurants of JBR. 

4* Hilton Dubai The Walk

This hotel is a smart choice for those looking for shopping and beach days. The hotel is connected to a sister Hilton hotel by footbridge and has access to a spa and marina beach.

5* JA Ocean View Hotel

Located on the doorstep of one of the most popular beaches in Dubai in the heart of JBR. Plus, with an infinity pool, there’s no shortage of places to kick back and relax and enjoy the sunshine. 

5* Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach

Perfect for those looking for a little luxury from a beach hotel. All rooms have wonderful gulf views taking in the azure waters offering a calm oasis within JBR.  

5* Grosvenor House, a Luxury Collection Hotel

Situated within Dubai Marina and has access to the private beach at Le Royal Meridien Resort and Spa.  

5* Intercontinental Dubai Marina

Found within Dubai Marina and is just minutes from Jumeirah beach. Its central location offers guests the best of everything that Dubai has to offer.   

5* Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah

An elegant choice for those looking to stay on the Eastern stretch of the Palm. Its private beach has glorious views over to the iconic skyline of Dubai and is a relaxing getaway for families and couples alike. 

5* Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort and Spa

Set along the white sands of JBR with a long stretch of private beach, it is the perfect place to kick back and relax after visiting lively JBR and the marina. 

5* Rixos Premium Dubai JBR

With direct access to the beach in JBR including a private beach area with loungers and umbrellas. With 9 award-winning restaurants and a beach club, it’s an excellent choice for those looking for some urban glamour.