A guide to blissful escapes in the UAE.

Turn your free time into a tropical retreat with Privilee’s guide to daycations across the UAE. Whether you're seeking a serene day by the pool, family-friendly fun, or a chic beach club experience, we've handpicked the finest destinations in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Ras Al Khaimah for your perfect daycay.

Abu Dhabi 

Al Maya Island & Resort

Escape to Al Maya Island & Resort! Get complimentary and exclusive access to the private island, located a ten-minute boat trip southwest of Abu Dhabi! 

You can even bring along your furry friends for the fun, dogs are welcome at the resort from Sunday to Friday! Embark on a doggy daycation for just AED 50 per dog.

Al Wathba, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa 

Step into a stunning Arabian-inspired boutique resort, Al Wathba Desert Resort & Spa boasts timeless local details, traditional artwork, and attention to detail in every corner you look. 

Admire incredible views of the desert and beyond as you bask in the sunshine - endless Insta opportunities await! The impressive pool is also home to a large jacuzzi and a swim-up pool bar, Panache, serving light snacks and refreshing drinks.

Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort

Discover a daycay destination located within a private lagoon on Abu Dhabi’s renowned Corniche! Privilee Members can enjoy complimentary access to the pools, beach, gym, tennis courts, and squash courts at Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort. 

Whether you want to create family beach memories, a sunny day by the adults' pool, or a premium gym workout, there's something for everyone to enjoy. 

The WB Abu Dhabi

Take a trip down memory lane as you sunbathe and catch up on cartoons you haven't watched in years at this iconic resort! The WB Abu Dhabi is the only Warner Bros. hotel in the world and one of its many unique highlights is that cartoons are screened above the centre of the pool. 

Yas Beach Abu Dhabi

Experience the wonder of Yas Beach, the only beach club on Yas Island! Enjoy exclusive access to the picture-perfect destination, surrounded by natural mangroves, crystal clear waters, and pristine white sands. It's the ultimate spot to soak up the sun, relax, and unwind with your loved ones.


Fluid Beach Club, Th8 Palm

Get ready for picture-perfect daycays at this chic beach club on The Palm. Boasting magnificent panoramic views, an infinity pool and a private beach, plus an in-house DJ, this spot is a Privilee favourite! 

Live entertainment, in-house DJs, and an energetic vibe will make sure the party vibes continue from day to night at Fluid Beach Club. Soak up sunshine during the day and then stay into the evening for sundowners.

Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk

Feel like you’ve stepped into the French Riviera at Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk! Soleil Pool is a dreamy escape within the city. Enjoy iconic views of the Dubai Skyline, luxurious sun loungers and a sunken pool bar - everything you need for a daycay!

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa

Daycay with views of The Palm’s horizon at this family-friendly location! Taj Exotica Resort & Spa has a shaded kids’ pool, an outdoor games area, a putting green, and Popsicle Kids’ Club - so many ways to keep the mini Privilee’ers entertained!

Plus, Members save 20% on water sports activities, including the Flying Donut, Flying Fish and the Banana Boat! A great activity for little and big thrill seekers.

Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah

Looking for a daycay with no interruptions? The adults-only pool at Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah is your go-to! Look forward to a tranquil atmosphere, comfortable sun loungers, and the ultimate environment to switch off for the day. 

Ras Al Khaimah

Ula Ras Al Khaimah

Spend a day at a Mediterranean-inspired beach club and forget where you are! Ula Ras Al Khaimah is truly stunning - reminiscent of a chic beach club that you would find in Mykonos or Tulum. Expect lots of neutral tones, rustic rattan furniture and bright, open space. There’s attention to detail in every corner you turn, from huge plants and bohemian-style beach umbrellas to swings at the bar area and pampas grass. 

InterContinental Ras Al Khaimah Resort & Spa

Leave the city behind you and get ready for a day to remember at InterContinental Ras Al Khaimah Resort & Spa. Surrounded by the sparkling waters of the Arabian Gulf with impressive views of the Hajar mountains and Jebel Jais mountains, this picture-perfect resort is truly unique. Relax on super plush sun loungers as you take in the serene settings around you.

Ready to embark on a journey of relaxation, adventure, and five-star experiences? There's a perfect daycay destination waiting for you!


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Jan 9, 2024