Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai
What it is
An oceanfront resort with a seemingly boundless spa and hammam, four glam restaurant options, and a 27-meter lap pool and bubble pool right on the beach.
What it isn't
Low tech. Guest rooms have mood lighting systems that glow from day to night.
What we think
Dubai isn’t often thought of as a beach town, but it is perhaps the ultimate beach town: a place where the Arabian Sea unfurls endlessly to the horizon in a transfixing shade of turquoise blue. The designers at Nikki Beach took their locale as muse, infusing interiors with pops of turquoise and plenty of cloud whites. Every guest room feels indulgent, with their deep soaking tubs, glass walls, Malin & Goetz amenities, and custom pillow menus. For a “pinch me” feeling, we can’t get enough of the 871 square foot Signature Suite with its king bed and fully separate living room (not to mention a breezy private balcony).
You're here because
The resort maintains an ultra-private beach club that could drop the jaws of any Sheikh, with its swim up bar, VIP cabanas and gin juleps by the jug.
After roving through the spa’s vitality pool, ice fountain, hammam, and steam room, you’re more than ready for your treatment: a purified thermal clay wrap and a salt and oil body scrub. Euphoria, right here on earth.
Restaurants & Bars
Cafe Nikki - Lunch and dinner will feature globally inspired cuisine.
Beach Club - Enjoy plush sun beds and a unique menu filled with flavorful food.
Soul Lounge - Upbeat DJ mixes after sunset make the Soul Lounge the perfect meeting spot.
Bungalow34 - Mediterranean cuisine in a secluded beachside haven.
A beachfront expanse on Dubai’s island of Pearl Jumeirah, a seven minute drive from Etihad Museum—with sculptural architecture that was inspired by a manuscript.