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Palm West Beach

by Cyril Kardashevsky

The city’s relatively young beach area, Palm West Beach, Palm Jumeirah, quickly became a magnet for travelers from around the world seeking luxury and leisure.

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Palm West Beach in Dubai is the first choice for travelers seeking top-notch service and a luxurious experience.

Today, Palm West Beach has a beautiful boardwalk with over a mile of walking and jogging trails.

In fact, this area includes the private beaches of several hotels on the shoreline, as well as nearby beach clubs and restaurants. Some of them were grouped under ‘The Club’ brand, including beach clubs and restaurants such as San Beach, Eva Beach House, Playa Beach Dubai, Ristorante Loren and Gallery 7/40.

In addition to The Club at Palm West Beach, the area also has a bunch of other beach clubs and restaurants such as KYMA Beach Club, Ula Beach Club, and Beach by FIVE Dubai.

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Palm West Beach in Dubai features a number of beachfront properties with private beach access and unique amenities.

This area is decorated with over 300 majestic palm trees and colorful fountains, the illumination of which gives this place an enchanting charm at night. The dancing fountain is one of the accent of the beach and many children enjoy swimming there.

Palm West Beach is the ultimate destination for those who want to go jogging in the morning, eat breakfast on the beach, spend some quiet time on the beach, read a book, build sandcastles, and enjoy the sunset.

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Enjoy stunning views of Palm Jumeirah and the Dubai’s skyline while swimming at Palm West Beach.

This beach has a mix of sand and small rocks. The crystal-clear water and cleanliness make it a perfect destination, especially for families.

Palm West Beach has separate children’s pools and is staffed by a security guard.

Another great feature is that Palm West Beach welcomes pets.

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Palm West Beach is considered one of the most comfortable and modern places in Dubai.

Summary

Admission fee, opening hours Palm West Beach is open from 08:00 to 24:00.
Full access to the beach is available only to hotel, restaurant and beach club guests.
How much does it cost to rent loungers and umbrellas? You will have to pay for the use of sunbeds and umbrellas at one of the beach venues.
Is the beach crowded? Palm West Beach is rarely crowded.
Is the beach easily accessible and comfortable? The beach area has all the necessary facilities such as showers, toilets and changing rooms. Perfect for families with children. Lifeguards are on duty. There is plenty of parking nearby in this area.
Is it easy to get to the beach? The Palm Monorail takes you to the beach.
Is there are some options for dinner or lunch? There are many restaurants near Palm West Beach.

Palm West Beach location

Beach address is: 444V+J99 West Beach – The Palm Jumeirah.

Parking at Palm West Beach

If you’re driving, there’s a spacious underground garage with space for 500 cars. The first two hours are free, but you have to pay 25 AED ($7) for each hour after that.

How to get to Palm West Beach by public transportation

1) First you need to go to the Palm Gateway monorail station:

  • To get there you need to take bus 8, N55. Then, get off at Palm Jumeirah Monorail Bus Station.
  • Another way to reach Palm Jumeirah Monorail bus stop by public transport is by tram. First, you need to go to Sobha Realty metro station and then transfer to the tram at Dubai Marina station. After passing four stations, you will arrive at Palm Jumeirah Station. From there, it’s a 5-minute walk and you can transfer to the monorail at Palm Gateway monorail station.

2) From there, take the Palm Monorail to reach Al Ittihad Park Monorail Station (Palm Monorail tickets can be easily booked online). From there, Palm West Beach is just a short walk away.

Tip. Take the monorail and get off at Nakheel Mall stop for visiting the rooftop AURA Skypool Dubai pool on the 50th floor of the Palm Tower.

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Palm West Beach has something for everyone, whether you want to try water sports, go kayaking, go shopping, or enjoy a meal at one of the restaurants.

Palm West Beach entrance fees and beach access

Before visiting, note that full access to the beach is limited to hotel/restaurant guests and and this makes the beach area not so busy compared to other beaches in Dubai, like JBR Beach or Umm Suqeim. It has a quiet atmosphere in the morning and becomes lively in the evening.

Accessing the beach for the public requires a minimum reservation of 150 AED (40$) per person, with a requirement of at least 4 people per table at the restaurant. So be prepared to pay at least 600 AED ($165) to reserve a table and enjoy beach access.

Tip. On the other side of this area of Palm Jumeirah is Riva Beach Club. It is a 10-minute walk from Palm West Beach.

Palm West Beach opening hours

Enjoy a walk or swim in Palm West Beach from 08:00 to 24:00.

Things to do at Palm West Beach

The Palm West Beach area is an ideal destination for those seeking beachfront relaxation and recreational activities. Whether you’re looking for a refreshing dip in the pool, a VR diving tour, a leisurely stroll, or a dining experience, this area has it all.

The promenade decorated with numerous restaurants, shops and cozy public areas guarantees you a great time. Palm West Beach’s boardwalk is rarely crowded, making some truly peaceful time.

In the morning, you can participate in public fitness workout on the beach.

Shopping in Palm West Beach

Palm West Beach Dubai’s Beach Market sells a variety of unique handcrafted items, including soaps, beachwear, accessories, souvenirs, and more. Open daily. Open Thursday to Saturday from 12:00 AM to 9:00 PM and Sunday to Wednesday from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM.

Nakheel Mall is located near the beach and offers a great shopping experience with numerous clothing stores, food courts, and entertainment venues. While not very large, it is a great place to chill out after a day at the beach.

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Nakheel Mall

Blue Safari Water Sports at Fairmont The Palm

Located right next to the Fairmont The Palm Hotel, this water sports equipment rental offers a wide range of options including E-foils, electric SUP rides, classic surfing and high-speed jet ski etc.

In addition to equipment rental, you can also choose other experiences such as purchasing a boat tour, renting a catamaran, or the opportunity to sail on a “banana” boat.

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Blue Safari Water Sports

Here you can hire a personal surfing instructor for private lessons. Children aged 7 and up can also participate in onboard activities with a personal instructor.

Activities prices are as follows

  • Kayaking: 100 AED (30$) per person for 30 minutes.
  • Paddle Boarding: 100 AED (30$) for a session.
  • Electric SUP: Starting from 300 AED (80$) for 30 minutes.
  • Banana rides cost 150 AED ($40) for 10 minutes.

You can expect top-notch equipment, perfect life jackets and lots of positive vibes here.

Tip. Enjoy discounts on Blue Safari water sports with Kidzapp.

Al Ittihad Park

Discover Al Ittihad, one of the most beautiful parks in Dubai. The park is perfect for families to relax, with walking paths and a play area for children. Al Ittihad often hosts entertainment events, such as Halloween celebrations.

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Al Ittihad Park

As you walk through the park, you will find many cafes and restaurants. Another feature of Al Ittihad Park on the Palm Jumeirah is that tourists can walk their dogs here (though you must ensure that your dog is leashed and muzzled).

Convenient parking and charging station nearby. Admission to the park is free.

West Beach walk

Explore the Palm West Beach promenade, take a leisurely stroll, rent a bike, or enjoy views of local hotels and the coast.

Tip. Be careful when walking here as cars from the nearby golf club sometimes pass by.

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West Beach promenade

E-biking

It’s really fun to explore the promenade with local electric bike rentals. It’s easy to do. Just approach your bike, download the FENIX app, scan the QR code on your bike and you’re ready to go. The cost is 1 AED (25 cents) per minute. These e-bikes allow you to explore the entire beach faster and make the most of your time in Palm West Beach.

Events and festivals in Palm West Beach

Every year, Palm Jumeirah hosts the Dubai Food Festival, which lasts for 17 days. Many beach restaurants will offer special menus and prices during this event.

Palm West Beach Run Marathon takes place in Palm West Beach once a year. Runners can participate in either 2.5km, 5km or 10km races. The run begins at 07:00. Free parking is available during the marathon.

The Sea Wonder Festival Parade Costume Show is held in Palm West Beach on December nights. Every 30 minutes, you can enjoy costume performances by performers dressed as various sea creatures.

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Palm West Beach hosts many events and festivals throughout the year.

Restaurants in Palm West Beach

The beachfront area offers a variety of dining options, from cozy cafes to gourmand restaurants. Here are some notable restaurants in Palm West Beach:

Koko Bay

KoKo Bay Dubai has its own private beach, it’s a combination of restaurant and beach club. Here you can relax on first-class sun loungers made of high-quality materials.

The restaurant offers indoor and outdoor options, including a terrace with fantastic views.

The atmosphere is complemented by the rhythmic sounds of the DJ, providing lively music during your visit.

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Koko Bay

KoKo Bay Dubai’s menu caters to every taste, from refreshing shrimp salad to hearty stir-fried chicken. KoKo Bay also offers a variety of cocktails and a small vegan menu to satisfy everyone.

Near the restaurant, an enchanting fountain with bright lights shines at night, giving the place a special charm.

If you arrive by car, there is a large underground garage where you can park your car for the first 3 hours. There is a fee of 10 dirhams ($2) for each additional hour.

You will pay around Dh150 (about $40) per person for dinner at Koko Bay.

February 30

Located on Palm Jumeirah, this restaurant is a popular hotspot frequented by celebrities. Known for its energetic ambiance, February 30 Dubai features lively music and DJ performances, making it one of Palm Jumeirah’s most visited dining destinations (probably an ideal choice for younger people).

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February 30 Dubai

It’s worth noting that the February 30 restaurant is a popular spot, so seating can be limited at times. To ensure you secure a table, we highly recommend making a reservation online in advance.

Here you will find a diverse menu, featuring an array of dishes: from pizza, burgers, and sushi to salads, chicken specialties, pasta, and more. A delightful lunch or dinner for two will cost you around 250 AED (70$).

Jones the Grocer

Visit Jones the Grocer, another Australian-inspired restaurant. The restaurant also has a beach area and beach bar.

The menu at Jones the Grocer offers everything from burgers and pizza to delicious risotto, succulent steaks and desserts.
Efficient and quick service is another feature of the restaurant.

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Jones the Grocer

A meal here costs around 200-250 AED ($60-70) for two people.

Gallery 7/40

The excellent Gallery 7/40 restaurant is located right on the beach and has a eye-catching design with Greek and Italian influences. The interior of the place is filled with works of art such as sculptures, photos and paintings, giving it the feel of an art museum.

Charge is AED 300 ($82) per person to enter the restaurant. This price also includes sun lounger and umbrella rental and is fully redeemable for food and drinks.

The menu offers a variety of Greek and Mediterranean dishes, including grilled octopus, seabass carpaccio, Greek salad, spinach ravioli and croquettes.

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Gallery 7/40

The restaurant is a bit expensive, dinner for two usually costs around AED 600 ($162).

Lucky Fish

Lucky Fish, another stylishly decorated bohemian-chic restaurant in Palm West Beach, was also one of the first in the area.

The menu here offers a selection of Mediterranean dishes, including seafood and meat dishes such as fried anchovies, sea bass ceviche, spaghetti con polpette and beetroot salad, as well as a range of cocktails. Also, live music and a DJ are featured on the premises. Live music and DJs can also be enjoyed on site.

Like many other venues in Palm West Beach, Lucky Fish’s prices are on the high side. Be prepared to pay around 600 dirhams (about $162) for dinner for two.

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Lucky Fish

Note. At peak times, you may have to wait about 10 minutes before being seated at a table. However, a cozy and comfortable waiting room ensures a relaxing experience.

Hotels near Palm West Beach

This area of Dubai is upscale, so be prepared for higher hotel prices. Here are some hotels that offer private beach access:

Fairmont The Palm

Fairmont The Palm is a luxury hotel built in 2012 and located in Palm West Beach.

All guests have access to more than 400 feet of private beach. The hotel also has a large swimming pool and its own Willow Stream spa center.

Hotel offers spacious rooms with an area of 48 m2, equipped with the latest appliances and high-quality furniture. Rates start at $200 per night.

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Fairmont The Palm

Marriott Resort Palm Jumeirah

Located on the beach, Marriott Resort Palm Jumeirah features an outdoor pool, several restaurants, and a fitness center. A special feature of the hotel is that you can rent bicycles for free to explore the surrounding area.

Rooms measuring 41 square meters are equipped with Wi-Fi, modern appliances and all necessary furniture. Rates start at $230 per night.

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Marriott Resort Palm Jumeirah

FIVE Palm Jumeirah

Located in the heart of Palm West Beach, this five-star hotel offers truly outstanding service. Features five swimming pools, including an impressive 180-foot (55-meter) pool.

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FIVE Palm Jumeirah

One of Dubai’s most beautiful areas, with numerous entertainment options and a private beach within walking distance.

Hotel rooms start at a spacious 410 ft² (38 m²). Wi-Fi is available throughout the property.

Rates start from $350 in high season and $260 in low season.

Hilton Dubai Palm Jumeirah

With easy access to the beach, this hotel offers first-class service, a great location (with easy access to the city center) and great food at over 10 restaurants and bars. The hotel has a large pool where you can comfortably swim while enjoying the sea views.

Additionally, the hotel has its own spa center, which includes a hydromassage pool, relaxing bath, and a tranquil salt sauna.

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Hilton Dubai Palm Jumeirah

Hilton Dubai Palm Jumeirah 5* offers spacious and comfortable rooms starting from 40 square meters. Rates for the rooms start at $400/night in high season and $265/night in low season.

Radisson Beach Resort Palm Jumeirah

Radisson Beach Resort Palm Jumeirah 4* is one of the newest hotels in the area, built in 2022 and with private beach access.
The hotel has 5 restaurants and 4 bars, of which the main restaurant serves buffet meals.

A private fitness center and spa club are available to all guests.

And of course, this hotel also has something special: rooftop swimming pool. The views here are truly unforgettable, creating a swimming experience like no other. There is also a private children’s pool for families.

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Radisson Beach Resort Palm Jumeirah

With rooms ranging in size from 32 m², each room goes with breathtaking sea views, ensuring a picturesque stay.

Room rates at Radisson Beach Resort Palm Jumeirah are $350 per night in high season and $200 per night in low season.

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