Top 10 Beach & Pool Deals

We’ve rounded up the best places in the UAE to catch some rays and cool off this summer – see you there!
Friday , 18 May 2012
Jumeirah at Etihad Towers
Jumeirah at Etihad Towers
Hilton Abu Dhabi
Hilton Abu Dhabi
Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa
Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa
Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi
Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi
Fairmont Dubai
Fairmont Dubai
One and Only Royal Mirage
One and Only Royal Mirage
Radisson Blu Creek
Radisson Blu Creek
Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa
Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa

1. Jumeirah at Etihad Towers
If you’re looking for a summer-long deal in Abu Dhabi, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers have a fantastic beach and gym membership offer that gives you unlimited access to the hotel’s pools and private beach for a month! Valid between 1 June and 31 August, the pass also includes access to the hotel’s gym, plus discounts on personal training, and modern workout methods Hypoxi and Technoshape.
Single passes are also available on weekdays, and include a Dhs50 discount on your food bill if you eat at Nahaam restaurant on the same day.
INFO: Dhs250 (weekdays), Dhs750 (month-long summer membership deal starting in June); Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi; 02 811 5622, JADinfo@jumeirah.com, www.jumeirah.com.

2. Hilton Abu Dhabi
If you or your friends are keen to try water sports this summer, this is the deal for you. The Hilton Abu Dhabi is offering a huge range of activities such as kayaking, windsurfing, banana boat rides and water-skiing, as well as a 350-metre private beach, multiple swimming pools, a wooden sunbathing deck out at sea, and even a giant chess set! Day passes are available all week, and water sports are chargeable extra.
INFO: Dhs150 (weekdays), Dhs185 (weekends); Hiltonia Beach Club, Hilton Abu Dhabi, Corniche Road; 02 681 1900, www.abudhabi.hilton.com.

3. Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa
Get down early as Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa only allow a limited number of day guests, based on the hotel’s occupancy. Day passes give you access to the uninterrupted private beach and the resort’s pools. Send the men off to tackle the club’s nine-hole golf course while you and the girls sun yourself on the beach or by the pool.
At weekends, a fab BBQ lunch is included in the price, and for an extra Dhs20 you can take in a round of mini golf!
INFO: Free passes for Club Joumana members, Dhs280 (weekends); non-members, Dhs180 (weekdays), Dhs220 (weekends), Dhs325 (weekends including lunch); Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa, Dubai; 04 814 5061, www.jebelali-international.com.

4. Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi
As the weather heats up there’s only one place to spend the day: at the beach. Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi has a gorgeous 1km stretch of private beach and this summer they have a fantastic summer day package where you can enjoy the hotel’s facilities with your friends and family.
The unique thing about this package is it includes check in to a Park Room from 10am to 6pm for up to four guests, where you can freshen up and take a break from the heat, plus use of all hotel facilities including the pools, tennis courts, steam room and sauna. The hotel is only a 10-minute drive from Abu Dhabi’s Corniche, and for an extra charge you can upgrade for an overnight stay including unlimited food and drinks!
INFO: From Dhs500 for a day pass, valid till 31 August; Park Hyatt Hotel, Abu Dhabi, 02 407 1234, www.abudhabi.park.hyatt.com.

5. Fairmont Dubai
Day passes include access to the Fairmont Dubai’s two outdoor terrace swimming pools, beach and state-of-the-art health club, including all the gym facilities, steam and sauna facilities and terrace Jacuzzi! Free for members and chargeable per day for visitors, members’ guests get a special discounted price.
INFO: Free for members; Dhs95 before 6pm, Dhs70 after 6pm (non-members on weekdays); Dhs200 before 6pm, Dhs100 after 6pm (non-members on weekends); Fairmont Dubai, 04 311 8800, spadubai@fairmont.com, www.fairmont.com/dubai.

6. One and Only Royal Mirage
Access
: Pool and beach
Price: Dhs300 (without reservations), Dhs250 (with reservation), day passes available only throughout the week and public holidays
Contact: One & Only Royal Mirage, The Palm, Dubai, 04 399 9999, www.royalmirage.oneandonlyresorts.com

7 Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek
Access:
Pool
Price: Dhs75 (weekdays), Dhs100 (weekends)
Contact: Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek; 04 222 7171, www.radissonblu.com/hotel-dubaideiracreek

8. Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi
Access: Pool and beach
Price: Dhs150 (weekdays), Dhs210 (weekends), Dhs230 (couples weekdays), Dhs310 (couples weekends)
Contact: Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi, 02 697 9000, www.rotana.com

9. Club Mina
Access:
Pool and beach
Price: Dhs175 (weekdays), Dhs250 (weekends)
Contact: The Westin Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Jumeirah Beach, Dubai; 04 399 4141, www.westinminaseyahi.com

10. Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa
Access:
Pool and beach
Price: Dhs150 (Sunday to Wednesday), Dhs175 (Thursday to Saturday)
Contact: Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah Beach, Dubai; 04 399 5000, www.grandjumeirah.habtoorhotels.com

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