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Best UAE Hotels With Private Beaches And Pools You Can Book This Weekend

UAE hotels with private beaches include Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa

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We’ve got great news! As the UAE relaxes many restrictions on movement, luxurious pool days and staycations can be put back on the weekend agenda. Whether it’s a mini home away from home experience in the wilderness, or something more central in the emirate with your own private villa with a pool or beach, we’ve researched the best resorts in the region that are open for business — with social distancing, of course.

Here’s our pick of some of the best UAE hotels with private beaches and pools that you can book now.

The Bvlgari Resort Dubai

UAE hotels with private beaches include The Bvlgari Resort, Dubai

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The Bvlgari Resort Dubai, located on the island of Jumeirah Bay is reminiscent of an idyllic Italian seaside. The vast property boasts 173 sea-facing apartments, 15 private mansions, a Beach Club, and Bvlgari’s first-ever Marina and Yacht Club – perfectly recreating the charm of a Mediterranean village. From a privately catered dinner in the comfort of your villa to having your private pool along with dedicated butler service – you are sure to be spoilt for choice. Prices for a bedroom beach villa start from AED 6,850.

Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa

A bedroom at Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa

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Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa is a luxurious, private, guest-only oasis nestled among the lush palm groves and sand dunes of the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. The hotel offers a secluded experience of tranquility with sweeping views of Hajar Mountain. All of the stunning rooms come with their own private outdoor pool, and if you’re lucky you might have an oryx or two come to visit. The hotel’s signature restaurant Al Diwaan is currently offering its services for those wanting to indulge in local cuisine. Prices for a Bedouin Suite with a private pool start from AED 4,542.

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah

Private villa at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah

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If you’re after pure five-star luxury in the heart of the desert – where social distancing is not issue – The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert is the one to book. As an all-villa resort, located in a 500 hectare picturesque nature reserve, it offers a mini-holiday feel without contending with international borders. Onsite dining options range from wild meats, homegrown vegetables and other fresh ingredients to private dining in the privacy of your villa. There are plenty of activities to choose from: horse riding, fishing, archery, stargazing and more. Prices for Al Rimal Villa with a private pool start from AED 3,207.

Palazzo Versace Dubai

Palazzo Versace Dubai, is like a palatial museum, where you get to staycation. With an abundance of Versace interior accessories, gleaming marble and the ubiquitous Medusa insignia at every turn, the hotel is nothing short of a Neoclassical masterpiece with subtle hints of Arabian architecture. Tucked away on the very edge of Jaddaf Waterfront, the hotel offers everything from a fully equipped-gym, to a five-star spa with thermal suites, Moroccan hammam and an infinity pool overlooking the quiet side of Dubai Creek. Prices start from AED 675 a night.

Four Seasons Jumeirah Beach

Seaview room at Four Seasons Jumeirah Beach

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Four Seasons on Jumeirah Beach is a sunny beachfront resort for those wanting a true seaside experience.  With the waters of the Arabian Gulf on one side and Dubai’s glittering cityscape on the other, it offers the best of both worlds. The tastefully designed property marries the classic Four Seasons style with more opulent Middle Eastern fanfare – think gold-leaf ceilings, marble floors and mosaics aplenty. Offering some of the largest standard rooms in Dubai, with a grand balcony overlooking either the beach or the Downtown skyline, this is the place to go for that long and lazy weekend. Prices start from AED 1,4OO.

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