Dog Friendly Beaches in the UAE

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A Doggy Day Out

Do you ever feel guilty going to the beach without your dog? When you’re lying on the sand listening to the waves, do you think to yourself, little Max would love it here? Which beaches are dog friendly in the UAE?

Well, with more dog friendly beaches popping up in the UAE, we’ve put together a few to visit with your pooch. 

Don’t forget to pack your essentials for a pawsome day out. Here’s what we recommend to take with you:

Dog swimming

Dog collar, leash,
and pet ID tag

Water bowl

Poop bags

Sun protection
lotion (yes you can get pet friendly  lotion too – check out our pet partner Yuup)


Dog treats

Are Dogs Allowed on the Beach in the UAE ?

Which Beaches Allow Dogs in the UAE

Dubai Islands Beach, near Deira

Open to families and their fur kids, Dubai Islands Beach is near to Centara Mirage Beach Resort and Riu Dubai. FREE to access 24/7, theirs plenty of facilities and activities to make a fun packed day out. Your four-legged kid can splash away in the sea but remember to follow the beaches rules and be considerate of others.

Palm West Beach, The Palm Jumeirah

One of our favourite places in Dubai, Palm West Beach has you spoilt for choice if you’re looking for a doggy date with your pup. Most restaurants along the beach are dog friendly, but please remember they are on their lead at all times and don’t go for a swim in the sea.

Al Hamra Beach, Ras Al Khaimah

An oasis set along the Arabian Gulf; Al Hamra Beach is the perfect place to relax with your dog. Not far from Dubai, you can find Al Hamra Marina and Yacht Club and their dog friendly restaurants Muse Social House and the Club House. What’s even better, is you get 10% off food and drink with our app. Make sure you’re subscribed to save money here!

Kite Beach, Umm Al Quwain (UAQ)

Kite Beach has something for everyone, including your dog. Head out for a day of relaxation or embark on a fun packed day of water sports. Your pooch can swim in the sea, just make sure you follow any rules. There is a charge to visit Kite Beach, but we highly recommend it!

Barracuda Beach Resort, Umm Al Quwain (UAQ)

If you’re looking for more than just a day out at the beach, Barracuda Beach Resort in UAQ is the perfect place for a doggy get away. Treat yourself and your fur kid to a relaxing break in one of their Superior Waterfront Villas, enjoy their restaurants and bars without feeling guilty you’ve left your dog at home. You can save 20% off your stay with our app discount.

Kite Beach, Abu Dhabi

This dog-friendly beach is a must visit. Take your dog for a day out, take a dip in the ocean and relax to the sound of the waves. Feeling a bit more adventurous and fancy a ride of a boat? Check out Island Blue Boats at Yas Marina!

Dubai Dog Friendly Beaches