Burj Al Arab and Jumeirah Open Beach Park

ImageThe ironic Burj al Arab (“Burj” is Arabic for “Tower“) along the waterfront makes for a stunning background at the 1 km long Jumeirah Open Beach.ImageImageImageImageYou can always change once you get there as they have these private changing rooms. www.beachchameleon.ae . (1 for men, 1 for women)Burj Al Arab from the beachbeach instructionspaddle boarding near Burj al ArabThere seemed to be a lot of people on standing paddle boards on my first visit to this gorgeous beach.swimming tipssurfing zonecloser shot with trees in foregroundBurj Al Arab is right next to Wild Wadi Waterpark.  The pic above is looking at Burj Al Arab from the entrance to Wild Wadi.from entrance gateOnly those who have made reservations to visit Burj Al Arab are permitted beyond this point.  This picture was taken at the guardhouse entrance.  More about this building and booking a visit there at this site.

Here’s a short video of this fantastic beach.  The water was so clear and calm.  I was there just after 9am on a Saturday morning.  If I come back to Dubai, I will definitely try visiting this beach again!

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5 responses to “Burj Al Arab and Jumeirah Open Beach Park

  1. This is the beach we always go to. 🙂

  2. how is the burj ironic?

    • How are any great monuments or buildings iconic!? The Burj is known as one of the best hotels in the world. Ask people about the most well known buildings in Dubai and Burj al Arab will usually be listed 2nd, right after Burj Khalifah. I’d call that iconic. 😉

  3. I will visit it for sure.

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