Kenya is a beautiful country with beautiful people. Our coastline is one of the best in the world making it a major tourist attraction. However, if you need a change of scenery offering similar or even better vacation features, Dubai is a must go!
This is a city known for its dramatic skylines and skyscrapers, sunshine and sunsets, and there’s nothing better than kicking back and relaxing at a chilled-out spot to watch the city transform from day to night. So, read on for our pick of some of the city’s most idyllic spots
An elegant beachside venue tucked away amid chic Arabian architecture in a secluded, dreamy location overlooking The Palm, Jetty Lounge is a Dubai classic. With low-slung seating right on the sand, artfully lit by glowing lamps, this little haven is the ideal place to gaze out over the ocean and watch the sun go down.
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Summersalt Beach Club
Perched at the end of its own private wooden pier that juts out into the Arabian Gulf, Pierchic sits in a beautifully-designed Arabian-inspired building with a spacious terrace. The view of the adjacent Burj Al Arab is complemented by the soft sound of lapping waves as the sunset floods the sky with golden hues.
Sitting in the middle of the ocean, at the end of its own jetty, is 360°. This unique circular venue is frequently listed as among the best in the world and boasts some of the best views in Dubai – with a sweeping panorama of the iconic Burj Al Arab and the glistening waters of the Arabian Gulf.
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.
For a true taste of glamour and laid-back sophistication, Nikki Beach, an urban oasis nestled on Pearl Jumeira, offers the ultimate experience. It’s the perfect spot for sundowners – relax on one of the lazy chairs and lap up the magnificent views of the sparkling sea, swaying palm trees and golden setting sun.
101 Lounge – One&Only, The Palm
Located next to the One&Only, The Palm’s private marina, 101 Lounge is an ultra-chic destination – a fashionable hotspot with an over-water lounge taking in far-reaching views of the Dubai Marina skyline and Palm Jumeirah. Far removed from the frenetic pace of the mainland, this stylish hotspot offers a truly unique perspective of the city.
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.