Sip and swim

What could be better than cooling off with a refreshing drink in a pool? Swim straight up and order at our round-up of the best swim-up bars, designed to keep you chilled all day long! From peaceful retreats to buzzing vibes - we've got you covered.

Abu Dhabi

Asrah, Erth Abu Dhabi 

Perch poolside and sip on your favourites at Asrah, Earth Abu Dhabi’s pool bar at Al Waryah Pool. The peaceful retreat is the ultimate spot for kicking back with a drink in hand and switching off!

20% off the total bill for Privilee Members and up to three guests.

Poolside, Fairmont Bab Al Bahr

Located by the sun-drenched azure outdoor swimming pool and adjacent to a white sandy beach, Poolside is the epitome of relaxation and comfort! Soak up the sun and tuck into a cutting-edge menu featuring gourmet burgers and delicious beverages and cocktails, while admiring spectacular views of the Creek. Visiting with a group? Your exclusive Privilee discount includes up to six guests!

25% off the total bill for Privilee Members and up to six guests.

Panache, Al Wathba, Luxury Collection Hotel

Cool off at the infinity pool and surrender to the soothing energy of this tranquil resort. Boasting unparalleled views of the desert dunes and a swim-up pool bar, we can’t think of a better spot to escape the city, forget where you are and take time out!

20% off the total bill for Privilee Members and up to three guests.


Zing Beach Bar & Pool Bar, Hilton Dubai Palm Jumeirah

Based at the entrance of The Palm this bar is open from 10am to 10pm daily - perfect for early birds and sunset drinks into the night!

At Hilton Dubai Palm Jumeirah, you’ll find Zing Pool Bar in the centre of the enormous pool, with plenty of seats to perch at as you cool off with refreshing drinks. In addition, Zing Beach Bar is located between Jones the Grocer and the Orange Chameleon on West Beach. With a beachside sofa seating area for those who wish to enjoy the views of the Arabian Gulf. Very Insta-worthy!

Drinks including mocktails, cocktails, beers, wines, and spirits are available and made to order from the friendly and knowledgeable mixologist staff. There’s something for everyone here.

20% off the total bill for Privilee Members and up to five guests.

Lime Pool Bar, Taj Exotica Resort & Spa

Two swim-up bars are conveniently located on either side of the pool at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, giving your the option to enjoy the sun as you enjoy a signature cocktail or keep cool in the shade with a bar snack! 

Look over the resort’s private beach toward the magnificent Atlantis The Royal, while sipping on a selection of drinks from their Signature Sippers, All Fruit Chills or your classic beer, wine, and spirit menu. Both pool bars are open from 10am to 7pm.

20% off the total bill for Privilee Members and up to three guests.

Soleil Pool & Lounge, Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk

Based in Wafi City, Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk is a chic and relaxed hotel, home to Soleil Pool & Lounge - a sunken bar in the pool! 

The hotel is perfectly situated for you to bask in the sun, with a pool that isn’t overshadowed by any skyscrapers, so you can get your daily dose of vitamin D as you top up your tan! 

Soleil is a peaceful pool bar, serving lots of delicious Mediterranean snacks, signature cocktails and a selection of beverages, from mocktails, smoothies and iced teas to Summer Cooler cocktails that are made to order. It’s great for those wanting to relax. 

20% off the total bill for Privilee Members and up to three guests.

Terra Solis Dubai

Terra Solis is a hidden gem just a short drive away from Dubai, located in Jebal Ali. 

With the bonus of this magical oasis being exclusively for adults, you can enjoy a day away with friends or your loved one, surrounded by stunning aesthetics and plenty of Instagram opportunities! Not to mention, it’s got a buzzing crowd, resident DJs and top-notch food and drinks menu. 

Choose from a selection of drinks at the swim-up bar, or get them delivered to your sun lounger. Indulge with a glass of wine, beer, champagne, or a cocktail from their L’Alchimiste exclusive menu.

10% off the total bill for Privilee Members and up to three guests.

The Els Country Club

Buried inside Dubai Sports City this secluded spot is set in one of the finest golfing courses in Dubai - not one to miss out on! The family-friendly venue has a large pool with a swim-up bar and a small kids’ pool, shaded play area and splash zone, perfect for family day’s out.

Relish in the sun while sipping on a variety of refreshing drinks at the swim-up bar. You'll be spoilt for choice with golf-inspired cocktails, a choice of smoothies and mocktails, plus beers, wines, and a large selection of spirits.

15% off the total bill for Privilee Members and up to three guests.

Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club

This beautiful poolside bar ‘Oasis’, is set in the pool of Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club, an equestrian-inspired luxury boutique resort overlooking world-class polo fields in the heart of Dubailand. 

Relax poolside and unwind with low-level music playing in the background, while you make the most of the Oasis bar menu - where Privilee Members get an exclusive discount on classic cocktails such as a Mojito or a frozen Margarita, spirits, wine and a selection of beers and ciders. 

20% off the bill for Privilee Members and up to four guests.


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May 3, 2023