17 best rooftop pools at hotels in Dubai

Home to both the world’s tallest infinity pool and the world’s highest 360° infinity pool, Dubai is a prime spot for elevated swimming.

January 29, 2024
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Rooftop pool Dubai | Courtesy of Address Beach Resort

During the last couple of years, Dubai has turned into a haven for anyone looking to swim with a view. With a wide range of spectacular options, there sure is a rooftop pool Dubai for everyone.

Living up to the Dubai ethos of ‘go big or go home’, the city can boast both the world’s tallest infinity pool and the world’s highest 360° infinity pool. And that is just the tip of the iceberg of glittering and relaxing spots with skyline views.

Looking for the most spectacular infinity pool Dubai? Or just a relaxing rooftop pool Dubai to try and swim away from the heat? Look no more, as this guide will take you to both. And a whole lot more.

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1.Address Beach Resort

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Rooftop pool Dubai at Address Beach Resort | Photo: https://www.addresshotels.com/

77 floors up at the fabulous Address Beach Resort in JBR you find world’s tallest infinity pool, verified by Guinness World Records™ on 24 March 2021. Exactly 293.906 meters above the ground, the pool is not only impressive in height, but in all measurements, with 95 meters length and 16.5 meters width.

Soak up the sunshine as you relax in one of the comfy sunbeds and gazebos next to a palm tree, and cool off in the pool with amazing views over the iconic Ain Dubai, extending across the Arabian Gulf and Palm Jumeirah. There is also a pool snack menu available from 11am.

The infinity pool is to a large extent an exclusive oasis for guests staying at the hotel, but the adjacent ZETA Seventy Seven rooftop bar and restaurant serves lunch and dinner to all. With some sunken tables in the pool available, and also private, luxurious and air-conditioned cabanas, which you can book for both lunch and pool access.

Adress: Address Beach Resort, The Walk Jumeirah Beach Residences, Dubai

Availability: In-house guests & private cabana guests only

Hours: 9am - sunset

Age policy: 21 years old and above

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2.Address Sky View

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Rooftop pool Dubai at Address Sky View | Photo: www.facebook.com/addressskyview/

Welcome to swim high, high, high above Duabi. With a 54th floor location, the infinity pool at the Address Sky View is nothing but totally amazing.

Granted, it is not as high as Burj Khalifa, but taking a refreshing dip with unobstructed views straight across to the world's highest building makes you feel on top of the world anyway. And the photo-ops are pretty much endless.

Surrounded with a large sun-lounging deck and private cabanas, the rooftop pool is also neighbor with the stylish CÈ LA VI rooftop bar and restaurant. And while the swimming pool is only for in-house guests, CÈ LA VI is open to all.

A heaven for pool-lovers, the five-star and superb Address Sky View also holds an (almost) equally impressive pool and Pool Lounge on Level 2.

Adress: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashed Boulevard, Downtown Dubai

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

Additional information: Outside guests are welcome to CÉ LA VI on the same floor

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3.AURA Skypool Lounge

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Rooftop pool Dubai at AURA Skypool Lounge | Photo: https://auraskypool.com/

Perched on the 50th floor of the impressive The Palm Tower on Palm Jumeirah, AURA Skypool Lounge offers a one-of-a-kind experience for all who want the best of relaxation and views.

Suspended 200 metres in the air, AURA is home to world’s highest 360-degree infinity pool, surrounded with unobstructed panoramic views of the iconic Dubai skyline, Palm Jumeirah and the glistening horizon of the Arabian Gulf.

While the Dubai rooftop pool is the prime feature at AURA, the rooftop space is an elegant oasis all around, with custom-made single an double sunbeds, a lush dining lounge, and a menu including international dishes with a Pan-Asian spin, as well as a large and refreshing beverage menu.

Best of all? AURA Skypool Lounge is open and available to all. Choose between a 'Morning Experience' (10am-2pm), an 'Afternoon Experience' (3pm-sunset), or go 'Full Day' from 10am to sunset. Prices range from AED 170 to AED 600 for a full day with first row daybed.

Adress: The Palm Tower, 50th Floor, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai

Availability: Packages available to all

Hours: 10am - sunset

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4.Cloud 22

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Rooftop pool Dubai at Cloud 22 | Photo: www.atlantis.com/

Found at Dubai's newest icon, the amazing Atlantis The Royal, Cloud 22 invites to a visual feast that defines exclusivity.

Surrounded with breathtaking views and ultra-luxurious settings, here you can take dips in one of the world's most impressive infinity pools, as well as a crystal-clear lotus pool.

Open and available to all, entry (inclusive of a sun lounger and pool access) costs between AED 450 and AED 650. For a more special experience, reserve the floating beds, a luxurious cabana, or the two level Duplex Pool Villa.

In between unwinding on a deluxe sun bed and swims in the pool, you can indulge in vibrant cocktails and savour the finest Italian inspired cuisine.

'A Cloud Above The Rest', Cloud 22 is a must-try for anyone looking to take life to another level.

Adress: Atlantis The Royal, Crescent Rd, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai

Availability: Packages available to all

Hours: 10am - 8pm

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5.SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences

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Rooftop pool Dubai at SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences | Photo: https://www.sbe.com/

From the 75th floor of the SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences, the Privilege rooftop offers a fantastic mix of daytime relaxation, night time vibes and amazing views.

With not one, but two Dubai infinity pools, here you can really make a splash surrounded with stunning views of the city, promising to be one of the very best sight-seeing spots in town.

As a guest staying at the hotel, the Privilege pool deck is available from 9am to 6pm, covering all the elevated relaxation you could need in one day. Sometimes there are also public pool passes for the public, otherwise the best bet for outsiders is after 12pm, when the poolside rooftop bar offers lunch, drinks and shisha well into the night.

Adress: Marsi Drive Business Bay, Dubai

Availability: Guests at the hotel / Pool day passes

Hours: Pool Deck - 9am to 6pm

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6.La Ville Hotel & Suites CITY WALK Dubai

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Rooftop pool Dubai at La Ville Hotel & Suites CITY WALK Dubai | Photo: www.marriott.com/

Located close to Downtown Dubai, the fantastic La Ville Hotel & Suites CITY WALK Dubai comes with three restaurants, a lobby café and a rooftop bar. Which is also neighbor with a fantastic rooftop infinity pool.

Perched on the 5th floor, the terrace is stylish and lush in decoration, and while swiming towards the edge you will have pretty much all of the Dubai skyline (including Burj Khalifa) in front of you.

As a hotel guest, you can use the heated pool all day long. And if you’re not staying at the hotel, you can still buy an access to use the pool and cabanas. There are 6 nice cabanas surrounding the edges of the terrace. Perfect for chilling-sessions in the sun during the day, complemented with drinks and bites from the rooftop bar.

Adress: Al Multaqa Street, Al Wasl

Availability: Guests at the hotel / Cabana rental

Hours: 7am to 6pm daily

Additional information: All are welcome to LookUp Rooftop Bar on the same floor

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7.Pullman Dubai Downtown

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Rooftop pool Dubai at Pullman Dubai Downtown | Photo: https://pullmandubaidowntown.com/

Pullman Dubai Downtown is a cosmopolitan, elegant, contemporary and 5-star hotel, located in the Business Bay district in close proximity to the Burj Khalifa, Dubai Mall, and the Dubai Downtown area.

Impressive throughout, the most striking space at the hotel is the third floor terrace, where you find a beautiful and refreshing rooftop pool, with stunning views over Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world.

The pool is part of the colorful Lolita Pool Bar & Lounge, and apart from dips, here you can also enjoy plenty of Miami vibes and tunes, creative and colorful signature cocktails, a fusion selection of poolside bites, and a wide array of flavoursome shisha.

To enjoy daytime dips in the pool, you need to stay at the hotel or buy a pool pass. After a full day of swiming, settle down in one of the pastel loungers and let loose to DJ tunes and a funky atmopshere at the rooftop bar.

Adress: Marasi Dr, Business Bay, Dubai

Availability: Hotel guests / Pool pass available to all

Hours: 9am - 2am

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8.Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers

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Rooftop pool Dubai at Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers | Photo: https://www.tajhotels.com/

Perched on the 46th floor of the Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers you find one of the most scenic Dubai rooftop pools. This beautiful infinity pool comes surrounded with fantastic views over Dubai and the Dubai Marina.

Sharing floor with the Mediterranean inspired rooftop pool bar and restaurant Paros, this is a venue perfect for both relaxing swims, afternoon drinks and vibrant nights.

The pool is free for guests staying at the hotel, but during afternoons there are promotions for all to swim with a view. The daily 'Sip&Dip' means you can enjoy the rooftop pool from 12nn-5pm for AED 75 per person, fully redeemable on food and drinks. Or 'Dip&Dine', with a three-course Mediterranean lunch and pool access for AED 120.

Adress: DMCC Plot No. 2-27, Al Thanyah, Jumeirah Lakes Towers PO Box 120810, Dubai

Availability: Guests at the hotel / 'Sip & Dip' promotions

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9.The Dubai EDITION

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Rooftop pool Dubai at The Dubai EDITION | Photo: www.editionhotels.com/

Located in the heart of downtown Dubai, the amazing The Dubai EDITION offers an elevated and lush Mediterranean Eden with a world-class view.

Called Thia Skylounge, the terrace might only be on level two, but it still comes surrounded with majestic vistas of downtown Dubai an the Burj Khalifa.

Here, a spectacular infinity pool is surrounded with sun loungers, lux cabanas and a slick bar, all in a garden-like setting.

During daytime, this is a prime spot for laid-back and relaxing hours under the Duabi sun, enjoying dips, light fare, lunches and creative cocktails. At night, the sun loungers become sofas and the rooftop turns into a trendy cocktail lounge with live DJs, sophisticated crowds and a vibrant atmosphere.

Adress: Downtown Dubai, Downtown Dubai Complex, 11788 Dubai

Availability: Open to all by reservations

Additional information: The top floor of the hotel also houses the INTI Dubai rooftop restaurant

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10.JW Marriott Hotel Marina

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Rooftop pool Dubai at JW Marriott Hotel Marina | Photo: www.addresshotels.com/

Taking over from Address Dubai Marina, the JW Marriott Hotel Marina also inherited one of the largest rooftop swimming pools in Dubai. It’s almost 50 meters in length and equally wide. The fact that the rooftop pool is located among all the skyscrapers in the Dubai Marina, makes the view amazing – both during the days and nights.

The side of the pool with views over the marina and yachts have a cool infinity feeling to it. Perfect place to hang out at while gasping out over the boats and people on the marina walk.

There is also a dedicated children’s pool, and if get hungry during the swimming, you can order fantastic food and cocktails from the rooftop restaurant and bar called Wane by SoMiya. Every Saturday, Wane also host a 'Candypants Pool Party' from 12pm, when all can visit the terrace for a poolside frenzy of fun.

Both the rooftop pool, restaurant, bar and hotel have everything one can ask for. 5 stars – just as the hotel have.

Adress: JW Marriott Hotel Marina, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Rd, Dubai

Availability: Only guests at the hotel / Saturday pool party

Additional information: Outside guests are welcome to the rooftop restaurant and bar

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11.25hours Hotel Dubai One Central

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Rooftop pool Dubai at 25hours Hotel Dubai One Central | Photo: www.25hours-hotels.com

During 2022, the trendy and urban 25hours Hotel exported from Germany to Dubai and One Central. And it did so bringing along a fantastic rooftop venue.

The lush and spacious 6th floor terrace comes with prime views over the beautiful Museum of the Future, and anyone can enjoy the vistas and drinks at the Monkey Bar Dubai in the evenings. Daytime however, the terrace is more of an exclusive poolside oasis.

Surrounded with comfy sun beds and cabanas, the stunning rooftop pool is a prime spot to take refreshing dips overlooking the Dubai skyline and one of the coolest new buildings in the world. In between swims you can indulge in tiki-inspired cocktails and Latin American bites from the pool bar menu.

Adress: Trade Centre Street off Sheikh Zayed Road, Trade Centre Area, 9914 Dubai

Availability: Guests at the hotel / Cabana reservations

Additional information: All are welcome for vibrant nights at the Monkey Bar Dubai on the same floor

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12.Park Regis Kris Kin

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Rooftop pool Dubai at Park Regis Kris Kin | Photo: www.therooftopguide.com

This famous rooftop pool Dubai is located in the older parts of the city, north of downtown. At the 5-star hotel, Park Regis Kris Kin and their rooftop, you will find this hidden gem.

The location is little bit off, but what it lacks in location, it delivers in view. Amazing skyline views over downtown Dubai and you can see all the way to the marina and Burj al Arab when the weather is fine and clear.

As with most other Dubai rooftop pools, it’s only available for the hotels guests. But there is a rooftop restaurant called Kris With A View, open to all.

In winter time the rooftop pool can feel quite cold, since it is not heated. If you think that the water is to chilly, you can just relax in the comfortable sun loungers and order some tasty bar bites to nibble on.

Adress: Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed St, Al Karama, Bur Dubai, Opp Burjuman Center, Dubai

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

Hours: 6am - 10pm

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13.Sofitel Dubai Downtown

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Rooftop pool Dubai at Sofitel Dubai Downtown | Photo: www.sofitel-dubai-downtown.com/

The swimming pool at Sofitel Dubai Downtown is both very large and very luxurious. A rooftop infinity pool Dubai that is located "only" at the 5th floor, but despite a lower altitude, you’ll get a magical view over the world’s highest building – Burj Khalifa – from here.

With in-pool deck chairs, and surrounded with plenty of comfy loungers and palm trees, the spacious terrace really has the feeling of a true rooftop oasis.

To use this fantastic rooftop pool, you have to be a guest at the hotel. But in addition to the pool, there’s also a bar called Mosaic Pool Lounge, that offers a menu packed with all the favorites and is ideal for a coffee or refreshing drink during the day or a cocktail to start the night.

Adress: Downtown Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

Hours: 8am - 8pm

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14.The Meydan Hotel

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Rooftop pool Dubai at The Meydan Hotel | Photo: https://themeydanhotel.com/

From dawn to dusk, the 11th floor of the fantastic The Meydan Hotel is a haven for relaxation, mixed with refreshing dips and grand views.

From the temperature-controlled rooftop infinity pool you can see the Dubai skyline, but the most unique view is over the green Meydan Racecourse.

Surrounded with comfy sun loungers and umbrellas, this rooftop oasis also serves food and beverage from the Equus Pool Bar.

Adress: The Meydan Hotel, Meydan Racecourse, Nad Al Sheba, P.O. Box 9305, 9305 Dubai,

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

Hours: 8am - 7pm

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15.Grand Plaza Mövenpick

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Rooftop pool Dubai at Grand Plaza Mövenpick | Photo: www.movenpick.com/

The rather new Grand Plaza Mövenpick is a five-star hotel with a five-star service. And a lovely Dubai rooftop pool.

Located on the 4th floor of the hotel, the refreshing outdoor rooftop pool is surrounded with beautiful lounge furniture and soothing views over the Dubai skyline. Perfect for a long day of relaxation.

The rooftop pool is open daily from 6am to sunset for anyone staying at the hotel. After a full day of poolside enjoyment, you can also head up to the TWENTY THREE rooftop bar, where signature cocktails and breathtaking views are served to all.

Adress: Dubai Media City, Sheikh Zayed Road, Opposite The Innovation Hub, Dubai, UAE

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

Hours: 6am - sunset

Additional information: Pool on level 4, TWENTY THREE rooftop bar on level 23

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16.Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach

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Rooftop pool Dubai at Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach | Photo: www.sofitel-dubai-jumeirahbeach.com/

Surrounded by palm trees and comfy bean bags, Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach can show off with one of the coolest rooftop infinity pools in Dubai, and in the world. The mighty rooftop location means mighty views, and here you get breathtaking vistas over the Palm and the Arabian Gulf.

Make sure to time a sunset, and you will for sure have some awesome photos. This is one of the best sunset views you can find in the luxurious city.

Apart from the infinity pool, the terrace is also home to the Infini Pool Lounge. The rooftop bar serves lovely Meze platters, refreshing cocktails and a nice selection of Shisha.

Adress: Residence 2، The Walk, JBR - Dubai

Availability: Only guests at the hotel

Hours: 7am - 10pm

Additional information: Infinity pool

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17.InterContinental Dubai Festival City

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Rooftop pool Dubai at InterContinental Dubai Festival City | Photo: www.ihg.com/

The fantastic hotel InterContinental Dubai Festival City offers one of the coolest rooftop pool experiences found in Dubai. Not only does the infinity pool come with a great view over all the boats that are cruising by outside of the hotel, there is also a transparent glass tank that hangs out from the side of the building.

This glass bottom pool will blow your mind away, and maybe even scare you, as you can see all the way down to the street from the bottom of the swimming pool.

Open daily until 8pm, this is a perfect rooftop pool Dubai to enjoy the warmer days, with the swimming pool holding a nice and refreshing temperature. Free for guests staying at the hotel, but outside visitors can also purchase pool passes at AED 99 (including a dining voucher for AED 99).

Adress: Dubai Festival City - Dubai, UAE

Availability: Free for guests at the hotel / Pool pass available to outside guests

Additional information: Glass bottom pool.

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Rikard Fredricson
Rikard Fredricson

Rikard has spent the last 10 years exploring, enjoying, researching and working with rooftop venues. During these years he has visited more than 700 rooftops across the globe. The experience he has gained is used to create helpful, in-depth and accessible content, and to share his knowledge and rooftop expertise with fellow rooftop-lovers.

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