Make a splash at these fabulous swimming pools in Abu Dhabi with these great pool passes
Now that we can all notice a dip in the temperature, it is time to grab a pool pass and head to some of Abu Dhabi’s best swimming pools.
Swimming pools in Abu Dhabi are a great time to soak in the gentler rays of sun as we hurtle towards winter.
Not a pool person and more of a beach bum? Yalla also has you covered with our roundup of the best beaches in Abu Dhabi.
But back to those amazing pools and pool passes in Abu Dhabi.
Sun screen? Check.
Good book? Check.
Most of us love a good day out at the pool. And now that the weather has toned down in the last few weeks, all the pools and beachside resorts in Abu Dhabi are set to come alive with residents and tourists alike.
Now it’s your turn to make a splash with the best pools and pool passes in Abu Dhabi. So what are you waiting for?
Dive into these…
Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas
If you’ve got sunshine on your mind, then Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas is the place to be this pool season. Here, you and your friends can unwind and relax at their stunning swimming pool or soak up the sun and explore the beautiful views of Saadiyat beach.
There is also a beach club available boasting Aladdin’s Cave, an amazing kids club offering a lazy river, splash pool, cinema zone, water slide and much more.
Weekdays (Monday to Friday): AED 250, AED 200 redeemable in F&B credit; AED 100, Kids four to 15 years old, AED 50 redeemable in F&B credit; Weekends (Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays): AED 375, AED 250 redeemable in F&B credit; AED 100, Kids four to 15 years old, AED 50 redeemable in F&B credit. Complimentary for children under four years old. For further information, call 02 697 0000 or visit rotana.com
Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi
Another luxurious gem on Saadiyat Island, Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi combines timeless elegance with timely service.
Lined with luxury cabanas and palm trees, mesmerising is one word you can use to describe this infinity pool on Saadiyat Island. Strike a pose in the glorious pool before lying back on a luxury sunbed and sipping on a refreshing beverage.
Weekdays: AED 300, Adults; AED 150, Kids, redeemable vouchers available. Weekends: AED 300, Adults; AED 150, Kids. For further information call 02 407 1234 or visit hyatt.com
Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island
If you are looking for a resort with the ultimate pool and beach access, then Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island is the place for you.
You can find respite from the sun and refresh your mind and body at one of their many poolside and swim-up bars. You can also enjoy exclusive access to their private beach or one of their three beautiful outdoor swimming pools.
Mondays: AED 200, Ladies, AED 150 redeemable in F&B credit; Weekdays, Adults, AED 375, AED 200 redeemable in F&B credit); Weekends: AED 475, Adults, AED 200 redeemable in F&B credit); AED 125, Kids six to 16, AED 50, redeemable in F&B credit). For further information, visit jumeirah.com
Saadiyat Beach Club
Located along the pristine shores of the Arabian Gulf, Saadiyat Beach Club is a venue like no other. Set amid glorious natural surroundings, this lifestyle venue boasts a truly exceptional location, with an infinity pool and a variety of amenities including private cabanas, spa services, contemporary dining and private beach access.
Prices vary on a daily basis. For further information, call call 02 656 3501 or visit saadiyatbeachclub.ae
Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers
If you want to make a stylish splash this winter then make your way to one of Abu Dhabi’s most luxurious hotels Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers.
Located on the stunning pristine sands of The Corniche, this opulent venue is perfect for an extravagant daycay out! You can choose from three pools or their amazing private beach, enjoy high class dining and spa treatments! This contemporary hotel has it all!
Weekdays: AED 160; Weekends: AED 210. For further information, call 02 811 5555 or visit hilton.com
The St. Regis Abu Dhabi
Nestled within the stunning The St. Regis Abu Dhabi, indulge in the pinnacle of luxury at The Nation Riviera Beach Club, one of the hottest destinations in the capital.
Enjoy a magnificent day at the beach and pool, while keeping your body rejuvenated during the high weather temperature with an extraordinary selection of refreshing mixed fruit drinks.
For further information, call 02 694 4444 or visit nationrivierabeachclub.com
Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi
A grand day out awaits at this five-star hotel where lush green palm trees and pristine blue waters greet you alongside a temperature-controlled infinity pool!
Cool down with a dip in the amazing pool which overlooks the breathtaking Arabian Gulf. This is the perfect daycay out for you and all the gang.
Weekdays: AED 110; Weekends: AED150. For further information, call 02 5101234 or visit hyatt.com.
West Bay Abu Dhabi
Nestled on the golden shores of the Corniche, West Bay Abu Dhabi is one resort that you don’t want to miss! With a stunning pool, some fabulous food and beverage options and some of the best mixed fruit drinks in the city, this is the perfect place to relax and rewind with your friends.
If you’re feeling a little more adventurous then why not check out their stunning surf pool which is making waves all over the city?
Weekdays: AED 150, Adults; AED 100, Kids; Weekends: AED 250, Adults, AED 100, Kids. For further information, or call 02 692 4375 or visit westbayabudhabi
Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort
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Located only a mere five-minute walk from the amazing promenade on the Corniche, the Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort is another pool day out that won’t disappoint!
This five-star resort provides the perfect backdrop for you and your friends to just chill out at the swim up bar and also offers you access to the B-Lounge, Le Bistrot and Cloud Nine for those looking for bar bites.
For further information, call 02 677 3333
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W Abu Dhabi Yas Island
This is one of the most exclusive locations in Abu Dhabi with access to the Grand Prix racetrack and the marina. W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island offers you an adults only experience at Wet Deck and the perfect way to spend a day.
For further information, call 02 656 0000 or visit marriott.com
The Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island
An unforgettable experience awaits you at the Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island, and a pool daycay might be just the tonic you are looking for.
The hotel’s amenities are designed with your comfort in mind, so whether you are popping by with friends or for a family-friendly adventure, Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island has you covered.
Weekdays: AED 100, Adults; AED 50, Kids; Weekends: AED 100, Adults; AED 75. For further information, call 02 208 6888 or visit hilton.com
Café del Mar
Take one step down Yas Bay on a Saturday afternoon and it’s impossible not to detect the alluring vibes coming from Café del Mar calling out to you! If you are a house and dance music fan then step into the vibrant and energetic atmosphere of this ultimate poolside oasis, born in Ibiza of course!
For further information, call 050 402 2283 or visit cafedelmarabudhabi.com
The WB Abu Dhabi
One of the newest additions to the capital’s pool scene, The WB Abu Dhabi is an ideal place to enjoy a relaxing staycay poolside with the kids!
Boasting a splash pad and two separate pools for double the fun, the lavish new hotel also has a ‘dive-in’ theatre, spa, kids club and five dining outlets, not to mention you can meet some of your favorite Warner Bros. characters along the way.
Weekdays: AED 150, Adults, AED 100 redeemable on F&B credit; AED 50, Kids between four and 12; Weekends: AED 250, Adults, AED 150 redeemable on F&B credit; AED 75, Kids. For further information, call 02 815 0000
ABU DHABI ISLAND
Experience the ultimate pool and beach lifestyle at ERTH and indulge in the perfect combination of relaxation and fun.
Soak up the sun and unwind in their pristine pool or pop down to their private blue flag certified beach to take a refreshing dip in their oasis-shaped swimming pools. Whether you’re with family, friends, or a loved one, Erth offers the perfect setting for a memorable and rejuvenating pool day out.
AED 199, AED 100 redeemable in F&B credit; AED 99, kids aged three to 12, AED 50 redeemable in F&B credit; AED 399, one month membership), AED 199, one month membership kids aged three to 12). For further information, call 02 441 5900 or visit erth.ae
The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal
Whether visiting as a family, couple or just enjoying your own company, a poolside day at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal will transport you to a place of renewed connection and recharge your batteries.
Soak up the wonderful winter sun as you sit back and relax at one of the largest outdoor pools in Abu Dhabi. You can also enjoy light fare from Al Fresco, the pool restaurant. The grandest way to spend a day!
Weekdays: AED 200, AED 100 redeemable in F&B credit. Weekends: AED 300, AED 150 redeemable in F&B credit. For further information, call 02 818 8888 or visit ritzcarlton.com
Fairmont Bab Al Bahr
This sun drenched azure outdoor swimming pool is one which you will remember for a very long time.
Next to a white sandy beach, their pool is the epitome of relaxation and comfort. Enjoy a cutting-edge menu featuring gourmet burgers and blended beverages and mixed fruit drinks while admiring spectacular views of the Creek.
Monday to Friday: AED 149, AED 100 redeemable in F&B credit; AED 100 without F&B credit.
Saturday and Sunday: AED 199 with AED 100 redeemable in F&B credit, AED150 without F&B credit.
For further information, call 02 654 3333 or visit fairmont.com
Shangri-La Qaryat Al Beri Abu Dhabi
Nestled between a pristine private beach and lush garden, Shangri-La Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi is truly an oasis in the heart of the Emirates and offers a luxurious pool day out.
Whether you want to soak up the sun with a specialty mixed fruit drinks or converse openly with good friends and choice snacks by the pool, it is the perfect place to unwind and relax.
Weekdays: AED 250, Adults; AED 100, Kids. Weekends: AED 300, Adults, AED 100, Kids. AED 195 For further information, call 02 509 8888 or visit shangri-la.com
Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi
Take your pool time higher at Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi with access to their stunning pool deck on the 23rd floor just with your day pass.
This comes perfected with a 20 per cent discount at Breeze Bar to let you enjoy much more while you take in the mesmerising panoramic views of the capital.
AED 650 one month day pass; AED 250 one week day pass. For further information, visit dusit.com or call 02 698 8888.
Andaz Capital Gate, Abu Dhabi
Why lead a life of style at the highest pool in the UAE capital at the Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi?
Lap up the luxury and indulge in the Guinness World Record holding building for furthest man-made lean of a striking 18 degrees. With a stunning pool 100 metres above the ground, you can take a dip while soaking in the alluring views of the capital.
Saturdays to Wednesdays: AED 350, AED 150 redeemable in F&B credit. For further information, call 02 596 1234 or visit hyatt.com
Anantara Eastern Mangroves Abu Dhabi
Anyone looking for their own slice of paradise where exclusivity meets the extraordinary for your pool day out?
You can marvel at the lush mangrove at Anantara Eastern Mangroves Abu Dhabi and add a touch of opulence by indulging in the allure of their luxurious facilities throughout where their idyllic infinity pool is the perfect setting for you and your friends.
For further information, call 02 656 1000 or visit anantara.com
The Abu Dhabi EDITION
Set against marina skyline views, this wonderful destination located in Al Marasy area of Abu Dhabi oozes elegance and class.
The secluded pool provides the perfect setting to sip on refreshing mixed fruit drinks and relax cabana-side. Enjoy delicious light bites and chilled-out music at the tranquil hangout spot, evoking pure vacation vibes.
Monday to Thursday: AED, 150. Friday to Sunday: AED 225. For further information, call 02 208 0000 or visit editionhotels.com
Rosewood Abu Dhabi
The pool at Rosewood Abu Dhabi is the perfect place to go if you are looking for a refreshing dip!
Cooled in the summer and heated in the winter, you can enjoy the most relaxing of days at the beautiful Glo terrace and pool area overlooking stunning vistas of Al Maryah Island.
Weekdays: AED 180, AED 100 redeemable in F&B credit; Weekdays: AED 300, 100 redeemable in F&B credit. For further information visit rosewoodhotels.com or call 02 813 5550.
Park Rotana Abu Dhabi
Relax or rejuvenate at the pool at Park Rotana Abu Dhabi which offers you the perfect place to chill out with friends.
Their stunning outdoor pool allows you to swim up to the bar where you can order some delicious mixed fruits drinks to help you unwind and recharge during your visit.
Weekdays: AED 80, Single, AED 120, Couple; Weekends: AED 130, Single, AED 180, Couple. For further information visit rotana.com or call 02 657 3333.
Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi
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This exquisite pool boasts one of most picturesque poolside settings in the city of Abu Dhabi.
There is also a stunning private beach and lush gardens too affording you and your friends the opportunity to bask in the glory of the sunshine while your troubles fade away.
Weekdays: AED 120, Single; AED 220, Couple; Weekends: AED 180, Single, AED 300, Couple. For further information visit rotana.com or call 02 697 9000
Le Meridien Abu Dhabi
This hotel has been part of the fabric of innercity Abu Dhabi for many years and having recently received a major face-lift to all facilities including the pool area they are ready to welcome you for a perfect fun-filled day out!
The newly refurbished complex is also complimented by some amazing bars and restaurants including Oasis Poolside and Mykonos, just in case you want to treat yourself to some refreshments and poolside bites.
Weekdays: AED 55, Ladies, AED 85, Gents; Weekends: AED 85, Ladies, AED 100, Gents. For further information, call 050 662 9368
Al Maya Beach Club
One of the most iconic poolside destinations in Abu Dhabi is Al Maya Resort, located on a sun-kissed island off the coast of Abu Dhabi.
Overlooking breathtaking ocean views, facilities include a pristine stretch of soft sandy beach, a horizon swimming pool, jacuzzi and a kid’s pool. Soak up on the Arabian sun on shaded sunbeds or the private cabanas, while indulging on refreshing mixed fruit drinks and splendid culinary experiences.
Ladies go free before 2pm. Weekdays, AED 200, Gents; Weekends: AED250, Gents. For further information, call 02 667 7777 or visit almayauae.com
Nurai Island Abu Dhabi
A 15-minute boat ride off the shores of Abu Dhabi is where you will discover Nurai Island, a piece of paradise like nowhere else.
Their boutique private island resort features a world-class oceanside spa, five fine and casual food and beverage outlets, a beach club, and a calendar of exceptional activities on land and on sea.
Weekdays: Monday to Friday: AED 550, AED 200 redeemable in Spa and F&B credit; Kids, 0 to four are free; Kids, five to 12 years, AED 275, AED 50 redeemable F&B credit
Saturday Day Pass inclusive of Island Brunch: Adults: AED 700 inclusive of soft beverages; AED 800 inclusive of house beverages; AED 900 including bubbly package; Kids: 0 to four are free; AED 325, Kids: five to 12 years.
Sunday Day Pass: Adults, AED 650, AED 200 redeemable in Spa and F&B; Kids, 0-four are free; Kids, five to 12 years AED 325, AED 50 redeemable in F&B credit. For further information, visit nuraiisland.com
Telal Resort Al Ain
Another hidden gem on the outskirts of the Al Ain is Telal Resort and if you and your friends want the perfect escape from city life then this is just for you!
This luxurious boutique desert resort set amid the Arabian oasis invites you to sit back, relax, unwind and enjoy the amazing desert views with the hotel’s special pool day pass. To make your day extra special, you can also avail of a 15 per cent discount on some exciting resort activities such as Zipline, ATV Quad biking and more!
For more information, call 03 702 0000
For more things to do, visit Yalla Abu Dhabi
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