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In pictures: Top 10 UAE beach clubs at a glance

November 17, 2013

Emirates Palace offers two beach clubs, and two pools - one for kids’ and the otter for adults. The annual fee is Dh35,000, and Dh25,000 as a joining fee. A day’s pass is Dh700 (www.kempinski.com; 02 690 9000). Courtesy Emirates Palace
Emirates Palace offers two beach clubs, and two pools - one for kids’ and the otter for adults. The annual fee is Dh35,000, and Dh25,000 as a joining fee. A day’s pass is Dh700 (www.kempinski.com; 02 690 9000). Courtesy Emirates Palace
Ritz Carlton offers a large kids’ club with baby sleeping room, splash park, gym, beach volleyball and football and an ice-cream parlour. The annual fee starts at Dh11,800, plus Dh1,300 as a joining fee. Deluxe day cabana is for Dh400 (www.ritzcarlton.com; 02 818 8888). Courtesy Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi
Ritz Carlton offers a large kids’ club with baby sleeping room, splash park, gym, beach volleyball and football and an ice-cream parlour. The annual fee starts at Dh11,800, plus Dh1,300 as a joining fee. Deluxe day cabana is for Dh400 (www.ritzcarlton.com; 02 818 8888). Courtesy Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi
Beach Rotana Beach Club offers a kids’ pool and playground, gym, tennis and squash courts, watersports and a diving centre. The annual fee is Dh10,200, and a day’s pass is Dh150 (www.rotana.com/beachrotana; 02 697 9000). Courtesy Beach Rotana
Beach Rotana Beach Club offers a kids’ pool and playground, gym, tennis and squash courts, watersports and a diving centre. The annual fee is Dh10,200, and a day’s pass is Dh150 (www.rotana.com/beachrotana; 02 697 9000). Courtesy Beach Rotana
The Club is a place to practice any hobby like kayaking, paddle boarding, and wall climbing. The annual fee is Dh3,800, plus Dh3,850 joining fee, and gym entrance of Dh900 (Dh140 for member’s guest). (www.the-club.com; 02 673 1111). Courtesy The Club
The Club is a place to practice any hobby like kayaking, paddle boarding, and wall climbing. The annual fee is Dh3,800, plus Dh3,850 joining fee, and gym entrance of Dh900 (Dh140 for member’s guest). (www.the-club.com; 02 673 1111). Courtesy The Club
Monte Carlo Beach Club has a beautiful landscape with a majestic design of the infinity pool. The annual fee is Dh25,000, and a day’s pass is Dh450 (www.montecarlobeachclub.ae; 02 656 3500). Courtesy Monte Carlo Beach Club
Monte Carlo Beach Club has a beautiful landscape with a majestic design of the infinity pool. The annual fee is Dh25,000, and a day’s pass is Dh450 (www.montecarlobeachclub.ae; 02 656 3500). Courtesy Monte Carlo Beach Club
The Club is a place to practice any hobby with kayaking, paddle boarding, and wall climbing. The annual fee is Dh3,800, plus Dh3,850 joining fee, and gym entrance of Dh900 (Dh140 for member’s guest). (www.the-club.com; 02 673 1111). Courtesy The Club
The Club is a place to practice any hobby with kayaking, paddle boarding, and wall climbing. The annual fee is Dh3,800, plus Dh3,850 joining fee, and gym entrance of Dh900 (Dh140 for member’s guest). (www.the-club.com; 02 673 1111). Courtesy The Club
Le Meridien Beach Club has a lush garden, three pools, squash and tennis courts, a spa, a gym and various watersports. The annual fee is Dh8,500 for men, and Dh5,500 for women. A day’s pass is Dh90 (www.lemeridienabudhabi.com; 02 644 6666). Courtesy Le Meridien Beach Club
Le Meridien Beach Club has a lush garden, three pools, squash and tennis courts, a spa, a gym and various watersports. The annual fee is Dh8,500 for men, and Dh5,500 for women. A day’s pass is Dh90 (www.lemeridienabudhabi.com; 02 644 6666). Courtesy Le Meridien Beach Club
The St. Regis Beach Club on Saadiyat Island offers its members a gym, indoors pool, and kids’ club. The annual fee is Dh20,000, and a day’s pass is Dh500 (www.stregisabudhabi.com; 02 694 4444). Courtesy St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort
The St. Regis Beach Club on Saadiyat Island offers its members a gym, indoors pool, and kids’ club. The annual fee is Dh20,000, and a day’s pass is Dh500 (www.stregisabudhabi.com; 02 694 4444). Courtesy St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort
The Sheraton Hotel offers a swim-up bar, a scenic garden, a large kids’ pool, a gym, squash courts and beach volleyball. The annual fee is Dh11,500 for men, and Dh7,700 for women. A day’s pass is Dh125 (www.sheratonabudhabihotel.com; 02 677 3333). Courtesy The Sheraton
The Sheraton Hotel offers a swim-up bar, a scenic garden, a large kids’ pool, a gym, squash courts and beach volleyball. The annual fee is Dh11,500 for men, and Dh7,700 for women. A day’s pass is Dh125 (www.sheratonabudhabihotel.com; 02 677 3333). Courtesy The Sheraton
Shangri-La Hotel has access to two beaches, two pools, and a garden. The annual fee is Dh12,000, and a day’s pass is Dh250 (www.shangri-la.com/abudhabi; 02 509 8888). Courtesy Shangri-La Hotel Qaryat Al Beri
Shangri-La Hotel has access to two beaches, two pools, and a garden. The annual fee is Dh12,000, and a day’s pass is Dh250 (www.shangri-la.com/abudhabi; 02 509 8888). Courtesy Shangri-La Hotel Qaryat Al Beri

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