Family camping has certainly come a long way since the days of flimsy tents and canned foods – at least in the UAE. So if you and the family are looking to take advantage of the cooler weather and hit the road for an outdoor getaway, here are our picks of some of the best… Read More
Being halfway into the summer holidays, moms and dads in the capital wrecking their brain on how to keep their kids busy will be happy to know that pools and beaches in Abu Dhabi have recently been allowed to open again to the public! And with that said, here are some of our picks for some pool and beach fun for the whole family!
Do keep in mind that some of these place have limited capacity. We recommend to call ahead to avoid disappointment.
Pool & Beach Day Passes
1. Day Pass at Al Maya Island & Resort
Go on a fun-filled family adventure to the secluded Maya Island & Resort. Spend the day in the water on Saturdays, and make use of all of the hotel’s facilities. Day passes are inclusive of shuttle boat transportation.
2. Day Pass at Al Raha Beach Hotel
Splash about at Al Raha Beach Hotel’s pool and beach facilities with their day passes, available throughout the week. Enjoy the hotel’s facilities for a fantastic family day out.
3. Pool & Beach Pass at Royal M Hotel Abu Dhabi
What better way to spend summer than by lounging in an infinity pool and taking a dip in the sea? Take your entire family to the Royal M Hotel, and enjoy a fun-filled day.
4. Day Pass at Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi
Head to Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi for a cool, fresh splash and relaxation by the pool. Day passes include food and beverage credit too, so you can make a full day out of it with your family.
The adult pass comes with AED 200 F&B credit while the kids’ pass gets you AED 100 in F&B credit.
5. Daycation at Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi
Lounge by the water throughout the week at Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi. Gather your entire family for a chance to cool off at the beautiful hotel.
Access to the Beach Club on weekends is for in-house guests only.
6. Day Pass at Marriott Al Forsan Hotel Abu Dhabi
Take a dip in the cool waters of the Marriott Al Forsan hotel, with it’s daypass option that’s perfect for families. Remember to bring your own towels and to follow the social distancing guidelines set in place.
Please note that guests can only stay for a maximum period of 3 hrs only.
7. Family Daycation at Radisson Blu Abu Dhabi Corniche
Make your way to Radisson Blu on the Corniche, for a daycation with your loved ones. The family-friendly package includes a day use room + resort access + 30% OFF food and beverage + complimentary upgrade to Sea view room for 2 adults & 2 Kids!
8. Pool & Beach at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr Abu Dhabi
Relax and unwind with Farimont Bab Al Bahr’s beach day pass (remember to bring your own towel). Experience a blissful day on the beach, or soak up the views from the comfort of your sunbed, with Sheikh Zayed Mosque providing an Insta-worthy backdrop – perfect for those family photos.
The adult weekday pass comes with AED 149 in F&B credit while the weekend pass gives you AED 100 in F&B credit.
9. Pool & Beach at Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi
Spend a full day out with your loved ones just soaking up the sun, taking dips in the water and enjoying the resort’s pool and beach facilities.
The adult weekday pass includes AED 100 in F&B credit while the weekend pass comes with AED 200 in F&B credit.
10. Pool & Beach Day Acces at Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan Abu Dhabi
Spend treasured time and enjoy the summer breeze at Khalidiya Palace hotel’s private beach by the Arabian Gulf or chill at the largest swimming pool in town. Enjoy fun-filled weekdays from Sunday to Wednesday with great rates.
A maximum beach or pool use of 3 hours per guest/family.
11. Saadiyat Beach Club
Escape to another world with your family at this natural beach club where you’ll get the chance to laze around while your kids play in the pristine sand. Don’t forget to take a dip in their large, 650 square meters, chilled pool that’s surrounded by private cabanas that almost float on water.
Refreshments and bites are also served at the beach club so you can spend a fun day out with the family-worry-free.
Remember to bring your own towels!
12. Summer Getaway to Crown Island Abu Dhabi
Make it a summer to remember with your family and friends in our private resort, Crown Island! Within 25 minutes, experience this private island paradise, recline on the white sandy beach, and feel the warm sea breeze wash over you!
Rates include AED 100 F&B credit for adults and AED 50 F&B credit for kids.
13. Soul Beach, Saadiyat Waterfront
Head out for a fun day under the sun at this new 1km beachfront paradise on Saadiyat Island.
You can order food and beverages right from your sun lounger. Each table features a QR code, which gives you access to the menu. Orders can be made via WhatsApp, and will be delivered by buggy.
All sun beds are spaced at least two metres apart, with free sanitiser on hand for guests, while a lifeguard will watch the swimming zone.
Price per person includes the use of a sun bed and a parasol
14. Beach Pass at Le Meridien Abu Dhabi
Treat your family to a beach day at Royal Meridien’s pristine shores, that will make for a perfect staycation.
Weekday prices do not include public holidays
15. Corniche Beach
Spend a relaxing day out in the sun with your little ones and enjoy a beachfront that extends along Abu Dhabi’s Corniche Road from the Hilton Hotel to beyond Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street. The beach spots at Gate 2 and 3 are great for families, and if you want a bit of a quieter zone, head to Gate 2.
Some facilities such as changing rooms, restrooms, sun loungers and beach umbrellas may not be available.
The beach operates at 40% capacity
16. Al Hudariyat Beach
Head over to this beach destination where you can enjoy a fun day under the sun, getting active in the basketball, tennis or volleyball courts or simply strolling or even biking along the beach for some gorgeous views.
The beach operates at 40% capacity and some facilities may not be currently available