Years ago, you would never have considered going to Dubai for a beach holiday. However, over the last 20 years, Dubai has become a must-see beach holiday destination for people worldwide.
With stunning islands and different beaches to visit each day, gone are the days when you didn’t visit Dubai for the beaches. Now, you can take it to the next level and visit the beaches in Dubai on a yacht you can hire from Maxoel Yachts.
Whether you’re coming for a quick trip or an extended one, here are the top 10 beaches in Dubai to visit on a yacht.
1. Jumeirah Beach
This top 10 beaches in Dubai list wouldn’t be complete without mentioning the most popular beaches in the city, Jumeirah Beach.
Known for its white sand and an incredible view of the Burj Al Arab, spending the day at Jumeirah Beach has to be on your Dubai bucket list.
With stunning views from the beach looking out to the ocean and stunning views from the yacht looking onto one of the best beaches in Dubai, you can’t visit the city without ticking this popular
2. Al Sufouh Beach
If you want to spend some time on a beach with no crowds, then you have to visit Al Sufouh Beach, one of the top 10 beaches to visit in Dubai on your yacht.
Nicknamed the “Secret Beach”, Al Sufouh Beach is a hidden gem in the city with rows of stunning palms concealing the beach from the busy city.
Sail your yacht to this beach and spend the day laying on the white sand and watching the waves crashing against the shoreline.
3. Sunset Beach
Why is this one of the best beaches to visit in Dubai? Because it’s one of the best places to spend the day and watch the sunset in the early evening.
Also known as Umm Suqeim Beach, this beach provides you with direct views of the Burj Al Arab and stunning views of the sun setting on the Arabian Sea.
While relaxing on this beach, you will also get a direct view of the Burj Al Arab. And if you’re up for a little more adventure, you can head to Wild Wadi Waterpark, just a few minutes away from the beach.
If you want to stay until after the sun goes down, that’s fine too, as Sunset Beach is open 24 hours a day and one of the only few in Dubai that is illuminated when it’s dark for night swimming.
4. Burj Beach
Another one of the top 10 beaches in Dubai to visit on your yacht is Burj Beach.
In a prime spot next to the Burj Al Arab, take your yacht to the front of Burj Beach and experience spectacular views of the Burj Al Arab as the sun sets beyond it.
Swim up to the beach and enjoy the crystal clear water or spend the day jumping into the ocean from your charter yacht. Whatever you choose to do, Burj Beach is one of the top 10 beaches in Dubai to visit, especially on a yacht.
5. Black Palace Beach
If you love seeking out hidden gems, especially secret beaches, then Black Palace Beach is one of the top 10 beaches in Dubai to visit on your yacht.
This stunning stretch of beach runs from the Dubai Marine Beach Resort to the Four Seasons and draws in countless sunbathers, water sports lovers and yachts!
Named Black Palace Beach, after its proximity to royal palaces along the pristine coastline, this beach is the perfect place to enjoy views of Palm Jumeirah and the Burj Al Arab and spend your day relaxing on the sand or enjoying the beautiful blue water that laps against the shore.
6. Al Mamzar Beach
Another one of the top 10 beaches in Dubai to visit on your charter yacht is – you guessed it – another hidden gem!
Popular with adventurers and explorers alike, Al Mamzar Beach is a must when you hire a yacht to explore Dubai.
Lined with blue tones of water and green shades of the palm and coconut trees, this beach is the perfect place to park up for the day and enjoy what it offers, including a picnic area, a playground for kids and two large swimming pools.
Although there is a small entry fee of AED 5, there is a lot to enjoy in this little slice of Dubai paradise.
7. La Mer Beach
If you love beautiful and vibrant colours, then La Mer Beach is one of the top 10 beaches in Dubai to visit on your yacht.
Previously called Jumeirah Public Beach, La Mer Beach is a great place to anchor your yacht, swim to the shore and spend the day soaking up the sun or grabbing a drink at one of the many colourful beach shacks.
With sports equipment available for rent and showers and hammocks, one of the best things that makes this beach great apart from the beauty is its affordability. With a lot to do, this beach is one of the best places to visit on your Maxoel charter yacht.
8. White Beach
One of the most popular places in Dubai is Palm Jumeirah and within the area is White Beach, one of the top 10 beaches to visit in Dubai.
While there are some public areas on the shoreline, there are no public beaches on The Palm. All beaches on The Palm are either part of the luxurious residential neighbourhoods or associated with a luxury hotel.
However, White Beach, a beach club at the 5-star Atlantis resort, is open to the public, making it one of the beaches you must visit on a yacht.
Home to an infinity pool, chic outdoor restaurant, and open-air terrace perfect for watching the sunset with a cocktail, White Beach is the place to be on a relaxing afternoon in Dubai.
9. Marina Beach
You would never guess that the Dubai Marina would have a beach, let alone one of the top 10 beaches in Dubai!
Although the Dubai Marina is a luxury residential area, it’s home to Marina Beach, the last section of sandy beach along The Walk that runs in front of The Beach JBR beachfront mall.
With lifeguards on duty, stunning soft white sand and azure waters, it’s easy to see why Marina Beach is one of the best in Dubai.
Park up your yacht and spend your day on this beautiful beach, and if you get hungry, you’re in luck as you’re only a few steps away from the restaurants, cafes and ice-cream parlours that line The Walk.
10. Jebel Ali Beach
If you want to head somewhere a little different for the day with virtually no one else on the beach, then you must visit Jebel Ali Beach.
Located in Downtown Dubai and the Emirate’s newest recreational area, Jebel Ali Beach sits right in front of the second of the three palm-shaped artificial islands, Palm Jebel Ali.
Since the beach is never crowded, it’s a great place to spend your day on your yacht and is perfect for kayaking and paddle boarding (if you have your own).