Read on for our pick of Dubai pools with the most breath-taking views.
In a city blessed with year-round sunshine and blue skies and where taking a dip is a favourite pastime, it’s good to know that you’re never far from a refreshing swimming pool. From expansive beach club lagoons to lofty rooftop pools, from downtown infinity pools overlooked by skyscrapers to private plunge pools surrounded by desert dunes, there’s no shortage of options.
1. The Palace Downtown
This striking pool in the centre of Downtown Dubai boasts stunning views of the Burj Khalifa and Dubai Fountains. Dive right in or relax in comfort in one of Buhayra Lounge’s arabesque tents on the edge of the water.
2. La Ville Hotel & Suites – City Walk
Head up to the roof of this five-star boutique hotel in City Walk to enjoy a dip in its striking infinity pool or catch some rays on a sun lounger. Stay to enjoy the sunset views and a drink from poolside venue Look Up.
3. Anantara The Palm – Palm Jumeirah
Escape to this tranquil beachside retreat on Palm Jumeirah and swim in one of three turquoise lagoons or in the resort’s 50-metre infinity pool overlooking the sparkling Arabian Gulf.
4. Bab Al Shams
Cool off in one of temperature-controlled swimming pools at this unique oasis in the heart of the desert, and relax as you take in the far- reaching views of the surrounding dunes and landscaped gardens.
5. Summersalt Beach Club
With access to an exclusive white sand beach, a menu inspired by the Spice Route and a view of the majestic Burj Al Arab, this gorgeous spot at Jumeirah Al Naseem is perfect for a lazy day by the pool with friends, family or just you and a book.
Text and photos courtesy of Dubai Tourism