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13 INSANE Hotels with Private Pools in Dubai

Looking for hotels with private pools in Dubai? Smart choice, as the city can get very hot! Check out the best hotels where you can benefit from having your own pool to cool off. 

Dubai is well-known around the world for many different things, from record-breaking buildings to its futuristic architecture and man-made islands, but a characteristic that doesn’t escape anyone is that Dubai is hot.

Scorching hot in the summer, and bearable but still hot in the winter, which is tourism’s high season. 

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Whenever you decide to visit, you’ll benefit greatly from having a private, cool pool that you can enjoy whenever you want, without having to share it with other guests or being limited by pool opening hours.

Dip in the middle of the night? Sure thing, especially if it’s August! So I’ve compiled a list of the best hotels with private pools in Dubai that you can check out for your trip to the city. 

Five Jumeirah Village

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This 5-star, luxurious hotel features one of the best beach clubs in Dubai, a fitness center, a spa with various massage options and treatments, and on-site restaurants, as well as two incredible swimming pools. The hotel is actually famous for all its hanging pools!

Their Sky Villas, which accommodate from 4 to 10 people, feature a spectacular terrace with a private pool, accessed directly from the bedroom. Sunbeds and outdoor furniture can also be found on the terrace for added comfort.

Depending on the villa you choose you’ll have 1, 2, or 4 bedrooms, all of them with private bathrooms, as well as a comfortable seating area, a kitchen, dining furniture, and spectacular bathtubs overlooking the city. 

Rates for the Sky Villas start from 630 USDCHECK RATES AND AVAILABILITY HERE

Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa

A luxurious yellow tent surrounded by a wooden deck with sun loungers, and a large swimming pool. It's a room in Al Maha, one of the best hotels with private pools in Dubai
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Located in the desert, this 5-star resort offers world-class service while being surrounded by roaming wildlife and the vastness of the sand dunes all around it. It features Bedouin-style tents, packed with luxurious amenities and offering plenty of facilities, including a full board with 5-course meals, a terrace bar, a spa, a swimming pool, and a gym. 

All of their suites boast a private pool on the terrace, although they vary slightly in their size and occupancy. The Royal and Emirates suites accommodate up to 4 people and feature 2 bathrooms, as well as a seating area, mini-fridge, and entertainment devices.

The Presidential Suite accommodates 6 people in its 5703 square feet, and has 3 bathrooms, along with the rest of the amenities. The Bedouin Suites are ideal for couples, featuring one king-sized bed and a marble bathroom. 

Rates for the Bedouin Suites start from 1,236 USDCHECK RATES AND AVAILABILITY HERE

Bulgari Resort Dubai

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Built on the manmade Jumeira Bay, Bulgari Resort is one of the best hotels in Dubai with private pool.

Located right by the beach, it offers its guests a private beach area with a luxurious beach club that features cabanas, a bar, a restaurant, and an immense outdoor swimming pool. There’s also a fitness center, a hammam, and a full-service spa, among other amenities. 

The hotel features suites, villas, and family rooms, the villas having their own private pool. They are incredibly spacious, with one to three bedrooms boasting king-sized beds, and access to the terrace, where there’s a pool, patio furniture, and BBQ. The rooms also boast fully-equipped bathrooms, a kitchenette, and a beautifully furnished seating area.     

Rates for the villas start from 4,402 USDCHECK RATES AND AVAILABILITY HERE

Anantara The Palm

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Anantara is a magnificent resort with a 400-meter beach exclusive for guests’ use, a massive pool-lagoon to which several rooms have direct access, and 4 restaurants on-site, all of them offering distinctive cuisines. It also features a spa, a fitness center, and a kids club.  

The pool villas have their own infinity pools which overlook the beach, and an ample bedroom overlooking both, with a comfortable king-sized bed, en-suite bathroom with a bathtub, and a seating area.

There’s also a limited number of overwater villas, situated over the Arabian Gulf and with direct access to it – in case jumping into the sea counts as having your own immense pool. They also feature a balcony and glass floors!

Rates for the pool villas start from 1,948 USDCHECK RATES AND AVAILABILITY HERE

Nikki Beach Resort & Spa

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This spectacular private pool hotel in Dubai offers its guests a fantastic swimming pool facing the sea, and a private beach area with cabanas and sun loungers. There is a full-service spa with a sauna, a hammam, a hot tub, and a fitness center, as well as 5 on-site restaurants and a bar. It’s one of the absolute best Dubai resorts with private pool rooms. 

The one and two-bedroom Pool Villas and Beach Villas boast a private swimming pool on the large terrace, which also features sun beds and outdoor seating and dining furniture.

The villas accommodate 2 to 4 people, and have glorious floor-to-ceiling windows, spacious rooms with king-sized beds, and bathrooms with a bathtub and toiletries, as well as seating areas. 

Rates for the hotel’s villas with private pool in Dubai start from 2,013 USDCHECK RATES AND AVAILABILITY HERE

Arjaan by Rotana – Dubai Media City

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Arjaan by Rotana overlooks Palm Jumeirah, offering its guests magnificent views besides the excellent service and luxurious surroundings. There is a fitness center with a personal trainer, an outdoor swimming pool, a restaurant that hosts themed night dinners and Saturday brunches, and facilities for children which include babysitting services. 

The hotel also features suites and studios with private pools. The sea view room overlooks the famous island and the sea, and there are also city view rooms showcasing the impressive Dubai skyline. There’s a kitchenette, seating area, and fully-equipped bathroom with a tub in all suites, which come with one or two bedrooms. 

If you’re looking for a cheap hotel with private pool Dubai, that’s a nearly impossible task, but this hotel might be one of the best options for a tight budget. 

Rates for the One Bedroom Suites start from 539 USDCHECK RATES AND AVAILABILITY HERE

Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf – Madinat Jumeirah

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If you’re looking for impressive and original Dubai hotels with private pool, check out Jumeriah Dar Al Masyaf, located in Madinat Jumeirah. It seems from a distant era, boasting an old-looking facade, incredible charm, and traditional décor while offering world-class service and facilities. These include 2 swimming pools, a spa and fitness centers, restaurants and plenty of activities. 

The Malakiya Villas accommodate from 6 to 8 guests, and they boast spectacular private swimming pools in a terrace with sunbeds, a gazebo, and outdoor furniture. The villas’ interiors are just as luxurious, heavily decorated, and feature bathrooms with a spa bath and toiletries, a kitchen, bar, dining area, and butler service. All rooms include access to Wild Wadi Waterpark. 

Rates for the Malakiya Villas start from 10,892 USDCHECK RATES AND AVAILABILITY HERE

Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa

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This 5-star resort is located in Palm Jumeirah, Dubai’s iconic manmade island. It features 12 dining options, 6 swimming pools, a private beach area, and a kid’s club. You’ll also get to enjoy their spa with over 20 treatment rooms, a sauna, and Polynesian beauty therapies, a high-tech gym, and a tennis court. The hotel has some of the best private swimming pools in Dubai as well. 

Among the accommodation options that boast one are the Lodge Villa and the Beach Villa, both featuring a large sundeck with a pool and jacuzzi.

The Lodge Villa has three bedrooms, the master suite featuring its own gym and en-suite, and there are also entertainment rooms, a kitchen, and a lounge with bar. The Beach Villa also has direct beach access and astounding views from its rooftop terrace. 

Rates for the Beach Villas start from 4,356 USDCHECK RATES AND AVAILABILITY HERE

Al Habtoor Polo Resort

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This massive hotel is inspired by Andalusian architecture, and features expansive polo lawns and stables that make it the ideal resort for both polo players and equestrian enthusiasts. 

A swim-up bar makes it possible to spend all day in the pool, while the Elixir Spa, fitness center, tranquil surroundings, and four-poster day beds offer the epitome of relaxation. There’s also an acclaimed steakhouse, a shisha garden, bars, and in-room dining service. 

The Four Bedroom Villas are perfect for families or groups of friends, accommodating up to 10 guests. They feature 3 king and 2 twin beds, en-suite bathrooms, and seating areas in a two-story building, with landscaped gardens where you can enjoy alfresco dining or swim in your private temperature-controlled pool. 

Rates for this Dubai Private Pool Villa start from 1,361 USD CHECK RATES AND AVAILABILITY HERE

Five Palm Jumeirah

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One of the most luxurious private pool hotels in Dubai, Five Palm Jumeirah boasts 5 massive swimming pools, a private beach area, and plenty of facilities that include dining venues, a fitness center, a full-service spa, and a kid’s club. 

The Four Bedroom Penthouse, the Beach Villas, and Residences at Five Palm Jumeirah have their own private pool with astounding views of the city, as well as sun beds and patio furniture on the vast terraces. Depending on the accommodation type you’ll have from 2 to 4 bedrooms, floor-to-ceiling windows, comfortable seating areas, and en-suite bathrooms with a tub, as well as kitchen and dining facilities. 

Rates for the 2-Bedroom Suites start from 3,491 USDCHECK RATES AND AVAILABILITY HERE

Lapita Hotel & Resort

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Located in Dubai Parks & Resorts, this 4-star hotel includes access to the theme parks, as well as spectacular facilities including 3 swimming pools, wellness packages, a fitness center, and a Kids and Teens Club. There are 4 restaurants on-site, and a buffet breakfast is served every morning. 

Their luxurious villas are incredibly spacious, featuring a well-illuminated seating area, 3 ample bedrooms with access to the terrace, a kitchenette, and 3 fully-equipped bathrooms with a bathtub.

Besides the usual amenities that include flat-screen TVs, a minibar, air conditioning, and dining facilities, the villa’s highlight is its large swimming pool and jacuzzi, surrounded by sunbeds and patio furniture to relax under the sun. 

Rates for these private pool Villas in Dubai start from 2,309 USDCHECK RATES AND AVAILABILITY HERE

Melia Desert Palm Dubai

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Another magnificent hotel that boasts world-class amenities, top-rated service, and great swimming pools is Melia Desert Palm Dubai. A fully-equipped fitness center, a spa, BBQ facilities, and plenty of activities which include themed dinner parties, horseback riding, and cooking classes are available to be enjoyed. 

The 1, 2, and 3-bedroom Villas have their own secluded terrace with a swimming pool and sun loungers, as well as ample rooms and living areas, en-suite bathrooms with bathtubs, dining furniture, tea & coffee making facilities, and some of them have views of the polo fields.  

Rates for the One Bedroom Villas with Private Pool start from 1,273 USD CHECK RATES AND AVAILABILITY HERE

Stay in a Private Pool Rental in Dubai

As an alternative, often a more affordable one, you can stay in a private rental instead of a hotel room, enjoying the benefits of having a whole house or apartment for your personal use, with a fully-equipped kitchen, amenities, and a private pool.

▶️ This Amazing Villa with Private Pool is a 2-story house with 4 bedrooms, which has capacity for up to 8 guests. It features 3 bathrooms, a large kitchen and dining room, and a living room. The huge patio offers outdoor furniture, a barbecue grill, sun loungers, a jacuzzi, and the pool. 

Linen and towel are provided, as well as a weekly maid service and a welcome pack with breakfast items.

Rates for the Grand Villa start from 711 USDCHECK RATES AND AVAILABILITY HERE  

▶️ You can book a Penthouse with sea views over Palm Jumeirah and ample, well-illuminated rooms. Up to 8 guests can sleep here in the 4 rooms, all of them featuring king-sized beds and simple decor. There are 3 full bathrooms and 2 half-bathrooms, a fully-equipped kitchen, spacious dining room, and seating area. 

The penthouse also boasts balconies with outdoor furniture and a covered terrace with a pool overlooking the beach. Airport pickup and housekeeping services are included, and pets are welcome. 

Rates for the Penthouse start from 800 USDCHECK RATES AND AVAILABILITY HERE  


Are Dubai hotel pools open?

Hotel pools are open in Dubai and can be fully enjoyed by its guests.

How to book infinity pool in Dubai?

If you want to visit the world’s highest infinity pool in Dubai, you’ll actually have to book a room at Address Beach Resort, as the pool is only for guests.

What is a private plunge pool?

A plunge pool is a small, deep pool used for cooling off more than swimming. There are quite a few hotels in Dubai with private plunge pools.

Where is the highest infinity pool in the world?

The highest infinity pool is on the 77th floor of Address Beach Resort.

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