Where to Find Dubai's Best Rooftop Pools

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Thais Kelly

With sunny weather year round, Dubai is the perfect city in which to enjoy a pool day any time. Most of city’s hotels have amazing swimming pools for guests, that other visitors can also make use of. Even more exciting than standard swimming pools are the rooftop pools in some places, which provide views of the city. Here’s our guide to some of the best.

1. Media One Hotel

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Media One Hotel is located in Media City, and has one of the coolest pool bars in town, THE DEK on 8. This bar is on the hotel’s eight floor terrace and has a great swimming pool, as well as awesome parties and even a well-loved ladies’ night. It is the ideal place to grab a drink while tanning. The hotel also has several other well-known bars, making this the best location in town to spend the day relaxing and then bar-hopping in the evening.

2. The Address Dubai Marina

The infinity pool here is one of Dubai’s most popular. The 45 meter long pool allows guests to admire the Dubai Marina buildings and watch boats sail past underneath. The Address Dubai Marina is located in one of the city’s most popular neighborhoods and has a great pool bar, Shades. Spend the afternoon sunbathing and then grab a drink to wash the day away without even having to change locations.
The Address Dubai Marina, Al Marsa Street, Dubai Marina, +971 4 436 7777

Four Points by Sheraton

With a view of one of Dubai’s main roads, Four Points by Sheraton has one of the best rooftop pools in town for those looking to admire the city’s skyline while enjoying the sun. Located on Sheikh Zayed Road, guests can watch the city’s movement and enjoy afternoon tanning while enjoying Instagrammable views of some of Dubai’s most impressive skyscrapers.
Four Points by Sheraton, Sheikh Zayed Roads, +971 4 323 0333

3. Meydan Hotel


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This swimming pool is a must for everyone looking for a vitamin D top-up, as it offers something entirely unique. Unlike many other favorite swimming pools with skyline views, at Meydan Hotel‘s pool sunbathers can admire the famous Meydan Racing Track right from the infinity pool.

4. Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel


In a very convenient location fairly close to the Dubai Creek, Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel has a swimming pool with a breathtakingly beautiful view. Pool-goers can see the entire Dubai skyline from a distance, including the overpowering Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world. The rooftop swimming pool is also an incredible spot to watch the sun set into the buildings and the sparkling lights at night.

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