The district of Jumeirah is one of the most affluent and exclusive residential areas of Dubai. Jumeirah is home to a large number of western expat families and has plenty of schools, residential villas and compounds of all sizes, hospitals and parks. This makes Jumeirah Beach one of the best family-friendly beaches in the region.
What’s the first thing that pops into your mind when you think of a summer holiday? In Dubai we can think of sandy beaches, deep blue seas and bright sunshine all year round. Despite being a fully coastal city with a beach running the length of the country, the Jumeirah Beach is the oldest and most popular beach in Dubai and we have hotels right around the corner.
Originally known as ‘Chicago beach’ because of the Chicago Bridge & Oil Company storage tankers on the site, the name was synonymous with expats who lived in Dubai in the 1960s and 70s. Jumeirah Beach is packed with iconic attractions along its coast. The Jumeirah Beach Hotel and Burj Al Arab are easily spotted from the beach and make for popular postcard-perfect tourist photographs. Jumeirah Beach starts all the way from the south of Karama right up till the new Jumeirah Beach Residences. Along the coast, popular attractions include Jumeirah Mosque, Mercato Shopping Centre, Dubai Zoo, Jumeirah Beach Park, Fishing Club and Madinat Jumeirah among others.Take a look at our list of hotels to find the one nearest to Jumeirah Beach in Dubai.