Dubai has a rich cultural heritage, however, when we think of Dubai we often think of its mix of beaches, fast cars, stunning architecture and luxury hotels.  With the sun, sea and sand we need a place to cool off and relax. We look at 10 of the most relaxed, hip and trendy pool scenes in the area.

Address Sky View infinity pool
Enjoy the 70m long infinity pool on the Sky Deck, located at a height of 220m on the bridge between the two Address Sky View towers.  Relax while taking in breath-taking views of Burj Khalifa and Downtown Dubai. 
Best for: bucket list views

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Al Maha
Nestled among the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve to offer secluded tranquility, Al Maha’s pools offer the perfect opportunity to relax and spot gazelles and Arabian oryx.
Best for: nature lovers



Azure Beach, Rixos Premium Dubai
Azure Beach brings Mediterranean vibes to Dubai’s shores.  The infinity pool offers the perfect spot to relax and soak up the stunning surroundings, including the perfect view of the upcoming Ain Dubai ferris wheel.
Best for: sociable sun seekers


Bab Al Shams
Escape to the enchanting Bab Al Shams, Arabic for gateway to the sun.  Relax in the twin infinity pools while taking in stunning desert dune views.
Best for: wellness escapes



Caesar’s Palace
Lounge in a private cabana at the Neptune Pool while enjoying views of the Arabian Gulf and the upcoming Ain Dubai ferris wheel.
Best for: lazy afternoons


Drift Beach Club
With a laid-back ambience, Drift is a private seafront destination that overlooks a prime beachfront and offers panoramic views of Palm Island Bay and the Dubai Marina skyline.  Guests are invited to laze by the infinity pool while soaking up the sun.
Best for: classy, laid-back vibes


Five Beach
The Penthouse Dubai is a lively adults-only rooftop day and evening lounge, offering spectacular views.  Featuring two glass-lined swimming pools, the venue is a haven to play, dine and relax in.
Best for: party people



Jumeirah Al Qasr – Celeste pool
For those looking for a child-free oasis of calm, Celeste, Jumeirah Al Qasr’s new 22m infinity pool, offers tranquil privacy against a backdrop of stunning Arabian Gulf and pristine private beach views.
Best for: serene escape seekers



Intercontinental Dubai Festival City
Experience the glass-bottomed infinity pool with extended hanging edge offering views of the Dubai Creek and skyline.
Best for: that perfect Instagram shot


Park Hyatt – the Lagoon
Nestled on the shores of the Dubai Creek, Park Hyatt’s Lagoon offers a majestic 100-metre infinity pool surrounded by lush tropical gardens.
Best for: refined elegance