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Drift Beach Dubai

by Cyril Kardashevsky

Luxurious beach club Drift Beach Dubai opened in 2017 and is located within the One&Only Royal Mirage Resort.
The beach here is sandy, clean and well-equipped (sunbeds, umbrellas, towels and all the necessary amenities).

Drift Beach is the perfect place for relaxation and entertainment, offering impeccable service, great cuisine and an unforgettable experience. Club offers a variety of water activities, from jet skis to catamaran adventures.

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Drift Beach is a true paradise and oasis in Dubai.

The Beach Club is divided into different sections:

  1. One section features a bar and restaurant where you can relax in the shade.
  2. The second area of ​​the club by the pool has two lounge areas with sun loungers and sofas.
  3. The third section has direct access to the beach.

Note. Many couples visit Drift, making it the perfect place for a romantic getaway.

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You can swim, sunbathe, eat a tasty meal in the shade, and unwind in a hammock at Drift Beach.

The following are some strong reasons why you should visit Drift Beach:

  • Infrastructure: The club has a spa, gym, kids’ play area, swimming pool, restaurant, and club among its many services and entertainment options.
  • Pool bar: All the necessary amenities are available here, including showers, hair dryers, shampoos, soaps, and fully equipped functional toilets and changing rooms. The club has facilities suitable for people with disabilities.
  • Relaxation on the Beach: The club offers more than 0.5 miles of private beach, which is ideal for swimming, water sports, and sunbathing.
  • Cuisine: Restaurant serves Mediterranean cuisine prepared with fresh, in-season ingredients.
  • Evening Events: The club hosts a variety of evening events, such as concerts, disco parties, and simple evening cocktails with a view of the sea.
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Drift Club has access to its own clean and spacious beach overlooking Dubai Marina and JBR.

Drift Beach location

Drift Beach Dubai is located on the prime shores of the Arabian Gulf, overlooking the famous Palm Jumeirah Island and the picturesque Dubai skyline.

Beach is located on King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud St – Dubai Marina.

How to get to Drift Beach Dubai

Drift Beach Club Dubai is located within the One&Only Royal Mirage Resort and there are several ways to reach the club:

  • By car: Club is located on Sheikh Zayed Road, approximately 20 minutes from central Dubai. Take Sheikh Zayed Road and continue until you reach the turnoff to Palm Jumeirah. Follow the signs for One&Only Royal Mirage. There is a large parking lot near the club, so finding a place to park is easy.
  • By taxi: The quickest and most convenient way to get to the club is by taxi. You can book a taxi through Uber or the Careem app. Enter Drift Beach Club Dubai address into the app.
  • By public transport: Bus lines 8 and N55 goes through the club. Palm Jumeirah bus stop is located near One&Only Royal Mirage.
  • You can also arrive at the Sobha Realty metro station, transfer to a tram at Dubai Marina tram stop, and take the tram to Palm Jumeirah station. From there, walk another 10 minutes to reach the beach.
  • By water transport: You can also reach the club by water taxi. Water taxis can be booked through the Careem app and depart from Jumeirah Beach Park.

Tip. A short walk from Drift Beach Club to the monorail station and a few stops will take you to Palm West Beach, one of Dubai’s world-class beaches.

Drift Beach Dubai operating hours

  • The pool and beach are open daily from 10 AM to 7 PM.
  • Restaurant opening hours: Monday to Sunday 9 am to 10 pm

Important notes

  • Photo verification is required for sun loungers rental. Be sure to bring your identification documents with you before your visit.
  • No outside food, including water, may be brought into the club. Take this into consideration when planning your visit.

Tip. A 5-minute walk along the beach from this club takes you to Barasti Beach Club, another popular spot in Dubai.

Note. Guests staying at Drift Beach Club Dubai must be at least 16 years of age. Youth between the ages of 16 and 20 may visit the Club only if accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Prices at Drift Beach

Drift Beach Club Dubai’s service prices are quite high. But this is to be expected at an elite beach club in Dubai. The club offers guests a wide range of services and entertainment to match the price:

  • Sun loungers, lockers, access to pool and beach, bottle of water: AED 150 ($40) per person on weekdays, 200 AED ($55) per person on weekends.
  • Cabana with comfortable loungers, curtains for privacy and a bottle of rosé or white wine: starts at 800 AED ($220) for stays Monday to Thursday and 1000 AED ($270) for two people on weekends. You can also invite two more of friends for an additional fee of 150 dirhams or $40 (weekdays) and 200 dirhams or 55 dirhams (weekends).
  • Island Beds, comfortable loungers by the pool: 1500 AED ($410) for up to 3 people.
  • Private villa with personal waiter, access to all services and audio system for custom music: starts from 6,000 dirhams ($1,630) for 8 people on weekdays and 9,000 dirhams ($2,450) on weekends.

Ladies Day at Drift Beach Club

Drift Beach Dubai hosts Ladies Who Drift every Tuesday and Thursday. On this day, women can purchase pool and beach access for 75 dirhams ($21) and enjoy a complimentary Le Rosé cocktail upon arrival at the club.

What can you do at Drift Beach Club?

Drift Beach Club Dubai offers a wide range of services and entertainment to its guests.

Swimming pool and beach relaxation

Drift Beach Dubai features an exclusive pool with stunning views of the Arabian Gulf. The 10 x 40 meter pool is clean and deep with a jacuzzi area with crystal clear water. The pool reaches a depth of 4 meters (14 feet) in some places, and the water temperature is maintained between 30 and 33 degrees Celsius.

Direct beach access from the club area — the water is crystal clear, the coast is clean, and the beach is easy to access, so both adults and children can enjoy it.

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Relax on modern sun loungers by the Drift Beach pool

One&Only SPA Center

A luxurious SPA center is located on the grounds of the One&Only Hotel, which also boasts Drift Beach Club. The spa offers a variety of facial and body treatments, including natural facelifts, aromatherapy massages, body scrubs, and more.

Women have exclusive access to “Ladies Time” from 9:00 a.m. to 1: p.m. every day. The SPA Center is open to both men and women from 13:00 to 20:00.

Sample prices for SPA treatments include:

  • A 60-minute Thai massage costs AED 600 ($165).
  • A 60-minute traditional hammam experience costs AED 620 ($170).
  • A 60-minute hot stone massage costs AED 675 ($185).

A full list of services offered by the SPA Center can be found on the hotel’s website.

The Drift Restaurant

The Drift Restaurant Chef Sylvain Noël brings the feel of south-east France to The Drift Restaurant, serving delicious Provence-style cuisine to guests. The menu is primarily seafood and includes appetizers, salads, main courses, and desserts. Additionally, the restaurant has a terrace where you can smoke hookah.

Breakfast menu prices range from approximately $7 to $20, and lunch menu prices range from approximately $25 to $82.

The menu offers a wide selection of wines to suit all tastes and budgets, as well as vegan options.

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The Drift restaurant

Examples of restaurant prices include:

  • Black Truffle Pizza 145 dirhams ($40)
  • Margherita 70 dirhams ($20)
  • Grilled Black Angus Ribeye Steak 295 dirhams ($81)
  • Rissoto a la Truffle 235 dirhams ($64)

You can find the full menu on the club’s website and easily reserve your restaurant spot online.

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Drift Beach’s restaurant offers a variety of cuisine to suit every taste.

At Drift Beach Dubai, you can also order food from the restaurant and have it delivered straight to your sun lounger. However, if you wish to eat at the restaurant, you must reserve a table in advance.

This exclusive club sometimes offers complimentary fruit to guests. Helpful staff will also provide you with refreshing, cool towels to relieve the heat of the sun.

Evening events

Drift Beach Club Dubai hosts a variety of events in the evening and at night. This includes concerts, disco parties, or evening cocktails with a view of the sea.

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You can visit a variety of evening events at Drift Beach Club.

Drift Beach Club guests staying at Dubai can also book the club for private parties. Whether you’re planning a vibrant party, celebrating a birthday in style, an engagement or a wedding, Beach Club Dubai will make your event an unforgettable one.
The club is also suitable for corporate events of all types and sizes.

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