The weather is getting cooler and there are plenty of amazing scenic running spots on our gorgeous beach venues!
So if you love a run along the beach, breathing in the salty sea breeze as you stretch, or taking a post-run dip in the ocean — here are our top picks for you!
Here are our top beach running spots:
InterContinental Abu Dhabi
Why? Like to start your day running on stunning stretches of sand? Then you're in luck, this golden stretch opens from 7:00am, perfect for getting some exercise in bright and early.
Beach is open from 7am – 6:30pm | No pre-booking required | Free access for infants and up to three children aged 3 – 16 | 25% discount on food and drinks | Complimentary nanny access
Anantara Dubai The Palm
Why? This luxurious stretch of beach is perfect for a morning or sunset jog. With views of the Palm and Thai inspired over-water villas, it’s pretty special we must say! Best yet, after your run you can cool down by the sea and rehydrate with a watermelon mocktail at The Beach House with 20% discount.
Beach is open from 8:00am – 8:00pm | Booking required via the Privilee app | Free access for infants and up to two children aged 3 – 16 | 20% discount on food and drinks
Fairmont The Palm
Why? If there is anything this resort is known for, it's the stunning views of the Dubai Marina skyline and Dubai Eye. With one of the largest stretches of white sand (800m) and a new boardwalk too, you can get your miles in with ease.
Beach is open from 7am – 7pm | Booking required via the Privilee app | Free access for infants and up to three children aged 3 – 17 | Up to 25% discount on food and drinks
Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort
Why? Located at the end of JBR, this beach is perfect first thing in the morning if you’re looking for a quiet and long run along the JBR shoreline and back. With views of Bluewaters and lots of space. you can incorporate a beach HIIT workout too. If you run at sunset, you could combine it with a post-session sundowner with 40% off its beach bar Bliss too!
Beach is open from 8am – sunset | No pre-booking required | Free access for infants and up to three children aged 5– 16 | 40% discount on food and drinks