Dubai daycations: a round-up of all-day beach and hotel offers in the emirate

Check into a resort for the day to access rooms, restaurants and private beaches

Beach-goers lie on lounge chairs by the shoreline at the Jumeirah al-Naseem beach in Dubai on May 20, 2020, as COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic lockdown measures are eased in the Gulf emirate.  / AFP / Karim SAHIB
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A collection of "daycation" deals are now available in Dubai – those that include a room at one of the emirates's hotels for the day with Covid-19 restrictions in place, giving customers access to the open amenities.

The packages vary from resort to resort, but typically include beach access and food and drink options.

Here we round-up a selection of the deals available in Dubai ...

Atlantis, The Palm 

Check into White Dubai at Atlantis, The Palm for the day. 

White Beach at Atlantis, The Palm has introduced its Daycation package from Dh295 per person.

The offer includes a deluxe room for the day, a sun lounger at White Beach, and a three-course set lunch menu at White Restaurant.

The deal is from 10am to 7pm, with room access from midday. But it can be extended past 7pm, to include a room for the night and breakfast the following morning from Dh300 per room, per night.

Daily, 10am-7pm; from Dh295; White Beach, Atlantis, The Palm; 05 520 04321;

Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai 

Check into Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai for the day from Dh350. 

Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai is launching its #LikeACaesar Daycation package on Sunday, May 31. Packages start at Dh350 per person, including a Palace Deluxe room from 9am until 6pm.

As hotel guests, visitors will enjoy access to the resort's 450-metre private beach Bluewaters Island.

Rooms are valid for up to three adults or two adults and two children, and the offer comes with a three-course lunch at signature restaurant Gordon Ramsay Hell's Kitchen.
The hotel has made the precautions it's taking amid the Covid-19 pandemic clear, specifying: "All guests undergo temperature screenings on arrival and must follow the mandatory wearing of masks and maintaining physical two-metre distance from others. Sunbeds are arranged two metres apart with a four-metre distance between other groups.

"When dining in a restaurant, private style seating arrangements are in place and a maximum of four guests are allowed per table."

Children below the age of 3 get complimentary access, while a supplement of Dh100 applies to each child aged between 4 and 12 years. The offer is available for limited bookings every Sunday to Wednesday, while certain blackout dates may apply.

Sundays to Wednesdays, 9am-6pm; from Dh350; Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai; 04 556 6666;

Jumeirah Al Naseem 

Jumeirah Al Naseem is offering day passes for guests to use its rooms and private beach.

Guests can check into the hotel for the day, with full use of a room, and take advantage of the open amenities on offer with Jumeirah Al Naseem's Ultimate Daycation deal.

For Dh395 per person plus fees, guests can enjoy a deluxe room, access to the two-kilometre-long strip of private beach and lunch. The set-menu lunch can be enjoyed at either Rockfish or Shimmers restaurants, or on the beach.

There is a supplementary fee of Dh95 per child for up to two additional children. Guests can check into their room from 10am to 7pm.

Guests must check in officially, with an original copy of their passport or UAE / GCC national ID.

The Ultimate Daycation deal is valid until Monday, August 31; more information available here

Hilton JBR

Hilton JBR has now reopened its beach in line with the new regulations in Dubai, announced on Thursday. Visitors will now be able to make use of the hotel's private beach, overlooking Bluewaters Island, as well as enjoy food and drinks at Wavebreaker Beach and Grill.

Beach access costs Dh99 for the day. Social distancing rules will be in place, and all government measures must be adhered to.

Daily; Dh99; Hilton JBR, The Walk, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai; 04 399 111,

Nikki Beach Resort and Spa

The beach at Nikki Beach Resort & Spa. The resort's daycation deal comes with a sun lounger for each guest. 

Nikki Beach Resort and Spa, on Dubai's Pearl Jumeirah, has launched a daycation package. The offer includes a room from 10am to 7pm, a sun lounger and complimentary lunch for children under 12, served to the beach or in-room only, when dining with a paying adult. The day pass costs Dh300 per person, based on a twin share room, with a minimum of two guests per room.

Until Tuesday, June 30; 9am-7pm; Dh300; Nikki Beach Resort and Spa, Pearl Jumeirah; 04 376 6000;