10 of the best beach bars in Dubai

From luxury to simple, Dubai has it all ...
Too many of us find it easy on the beach in Dubai. Winter weather will disappear before we realize it, so now is the right time to get out and enjoy one of these beachside bars.

Here is the best beach bar in Dubai.

DRIFT Beach Dubai
The bar has plenty of seating, with comfortable sofas or shaded tables to enjoy lunch.
VIEW: Extensive Marina skyline, Ain Dubai, and Arabian Gulf all in one eye line.
FOOD: Healthy salads and international bites - tacos are a favorite.
GO: Afternoon feeling like you have left the city for that day.

Dubai DRIFT Beach, One & Only Royal Mirage, Dubai Marina, 10:00 to 19:30, every day. Tel: (04) 315 2200. Taxi: One & Only Royal Mirage. driftbeachdubai.com

Key West, Nikki Beach
Additional welcome to Nikki Beach Resort on Pearl Jumeirah, you don't come closer to a beachfront location.
VIEW: The restaurant and beachfront lounge extends to the beach, and you can watch the sun set over the water from the sand.
FOOD: The Caribbean meets the casual West American coast, it is a blend of flavors that you want to get caught up in.
GO: A little piece of luxury beachside.

Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai, Pearl Jumeirah, just off Jumeirah Beach Road, Dubai, every day 6pm to 1am. Tel: (04) 376 6000. Taxi: Nikki Beach Resort & Spa. nikkibeachhotels.com

Jetty Lounge
One of the best-performing bars in Dubai, the Jetty Lounge is all about classy cocktails, relaxing songs and amazing sunsets. Order a table if you are a large group.
VIEW: Pretty special. Accessible via a winding road through the lush garden of One & Only Royal Mirage, the Jetty Lounge sits right on the sand, with views of the sea and Palm.
FOOD: snacks and mezze bar.
GO FOR: The Jetty Lounge is great for impressing visitors or celebrating special events - plus a photo opportunity of sunset pier screams.

One & Only Mirage Royal, Al Sufouh, Dubai Marina, 2PM - 2AM, every day. Tel: (04) 399 9999. Taxi: One & Only Royal Mirage. royalmirage.oneandonlyresorts.com

Breeze Bar and grill
Breeze Beach Grill on the Palm has a Mediterranean feel that makes you feel like leaving the coast of Dubai
VIEW: So take a view across Jumeirah to Burj Al Arab
FOOD: Mediterranean and Asian Fusion bites are perfect for snacking and sharing
GO: The owner of the sunset on the beach with his toes in the sand

Club Vista Mare, Palm Jumeirah, Sat to Weds 11: 00-12: 00, Thurs and Friday 11: 00-1: 00. Tel (04) 568 3000. Taxi: Club Vista MARE. summeronthepalm.com

Mistral
The beach huts are located under the law of the vast beach club Rixos Premium, Azure. Wood structures and furniture provide an East Asian atmosphere.
VIEW: Close to Dubai city.
FOOD: Nachos and other snack bars.
GO: Family friendly bar with epic sunset views.

Mistral, Dubai Rixos Premium, JBR, 10:00 to 22:00, every day. Tel: (052) 777 9472. Taxi: Rixos Premium JBR. premiumdubai.rixos.com

Bliss Lounge
Abundant holiday vibrations in this beachfront lounge at Sheraton on JBR.
VIEW: Arched banquet enjoys uninterrupted sea views.
FOOD: sushi and tapas dishes that are ideal for sharing.
GO: Cocktails and snacks with friends.

Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort, Al Sufouh, Dubai, 18: 00-3: 00 Sun to Thur, 16: 00-3: 00 Fri and Sat. Tel: (04) 3995533. Taxi: Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort. blissloungedubai.com

Barasti
Beach bars that do not need introduction. Recently renovated a beach bar and added a sea swing and Gilli T style hammock for all photo opportunities.
VIEW: A group of cruise ships and jet ski riders occasionally show off to the crowd.
FOOD: The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
GO FOR: Sports directly on the big screen, festive lunch, and dance late at night.

Le Méridien Mina Seyahi, Al Sufouh, Dubai Marina, Saturday to Wednesday 11: 00-1: 30, Thur and Friday 11: 00-3: 00. Tel: (04) 399 3333. Taxi: Le Méridien Mina Seyahi. barastibeach.com

Cove Beach
Bar Cove is remote from other beach clubs and stands in its own league. Rather a major attraction than an afterthought.
VIEW: With Ain Dubai on one side and the beach on the other, there are incredible views in all directions.
FOOD: Sushi, pizza and edamame.
GO: a pleasant place from day to night where the hours fly.

Cove Beach, Caeser's Palace, Bluewaters, outside JBR, 10:00 to 01:00 Saturday to Wednesday, 10:00 to 03:00, Thursday and Friday. Tel: (050) 454 6920. Taxi: Cove Beach, Bluewaters. covebeach.com

Shimmers
A minimalist bar with beanbags and lounge chairs on the sand that gives a luxurious feel to the beach.
VIEW: Three words - Burj Al Arab.
FOOD: Authentic Greek cuisine, suitable for choosing a few dishes and sharing.
GO: A romantic date night to watch the sunset.

Shimmers on the Beach, Madinat Jumeirah, noon until 12:30 a.m., every day. Tel: (04) 432 3232. Taxi: Madinat Jumeriah. jumeirah.com

RAS Beach Vibration
A busy and relaxed beach bar on the popular weekend destination of Club Vista Mare.
VIEW: Jumeriah beach and skyline in the distance.
FOOD: Breakfast, goat curry, jerk chicken and banana chips.
GO: Weekly live music performances and authentic Caribbean vibrations.

Race Beach vibrations, Club Vista Mare, Palm Jumeirah, 8:00 to 2 am, every day. Tel: (04) 554 2665. Taxi: Club Vista Mare. rasbeachvibes.com