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Abu Dhabi resort pools re-open post-Covid

by Abu Dhabi Travel Planner

Resident and visitors alike to Abu Dhabi were filled with delight at the news that resort pools within the Abu Dhabi Emirate could start to re-open from 16 July 2020.

Under stringent new hygiene standards set out by The Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi (DCT), resorts may open their swimming facilities to both in house guests and paying daycationers. At this stage, not all facilities may be reopened such as kids slides, but we’ll keep you posted!

Abu Dhabi hotel pools open for daycations & staycations

  • Aloft
  • Al Raha Beach Hotel
  • Dusit Thani
  • Emirates Palace
  • Fairmont Bab al Bahr
  • Jumeirah Etihad Towers
  • Khalidiyah Palace
  • Le Meridien
  • Marriott Al Forsan
  • Park Hyatt
  • Radisson Blu Abu Dhabi
  • Royal M
  • Saadiyat Rotana
  • Shangri-La
  • Sheraton
  • Southern Sun
  • St Regis Abu Dhabi – Nation Riviera Beach Club
  • The Ritz-Carlton
  • Westin Abu Dhabi

Here’s a little more on what you can expect at each.

Aloft Abu Dhabi

Aloft Abu Dhabi

A serene inner city sanctuary near ADNEC (exhibition centre), day passes are 100 AED redeemable back on food at the hotel’s Glow restaurant.

Check prices here for an overnight stay at Aloft Abu Dhabi

Raha Beach Hotel

Al Raha Beach Hotel

Neatly hidden just off the main Dubai/Abu Shabi Freeway, al Raha Beach offers indoor and outdoor pools as well as beach frontage and a dedicated toddler pool.

Check prices here for an overnight stay at Al Raha Beach Hotel

Fairmont Bab al Bahr

Stunning views over the Grand Canal back to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, enjoy the large pool and beach frontage. Daycation passes from 149 AED weekdays / 199 AED weekends; or 500 AED for 5 with 300 AED back on F&B (BYO Towels).

Check prices here for an overnight stay at Fairmont Bab al Bahr

Jumeirah Etihad Towers AD

Jumeirah at Etihad Towers

With some of Abu Dhabi’s best high rise views and a luxurious pool and beach set up. Daycation deals from 350 AED for a couple, including day use of a deluxe room.

Check prices for overnight stays Jumeirah at Etihad Towers here

Le Meridien Abu Dhabi

Le Meridien Abu Dhabi

A classic Abu Dhabi very recently renovated and with extensive leisure facilities and beach frontage in the Tourist Club area. Super value pool day passes 55 AED / 88 AED weekends. Or daycation deal 315 AED with 150 AED back on F&B.

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Check prices for overnight stays at Le Meridien Abu Dhabi

Marriott Al Forsan pool

Marriott Al Forsan

Situated within the Al Forsan sports complex in Khalifa City, this is a real surprise packet hotel with large outdoor pool facilities and a great range of dining options too.

Check prices for overnight stays at Marriott Al Forsan

Royal M Hotel Abu Dhabi

Royal M Hotel & Resort Abu Dhabi

A beautiful 5-star retreat in the Al Bateen area of Abu Dhabi, enjoy a daycation to their infinity pool for a couple 200 AED weekdays / 250 AED weekends, kids 50 AED.

Check prices for an overnight stay at Royal M Hotel & Resort Abu Dhabi

Saadiyat Rotana

Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas

With its gorgeous Arabian Gulf setting, day passes start from 400 AED per couple (including 200 AED in F&B vouchers) weekdays and 600 AED weekends (but call in advance to book, priority to in house guests.

Check prices for an overnight stay at Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas

Shareaton ABu Dhabi Pool

Sheraton Abu Dhabi

Sitting at the end of the Sheikh Zayed tunnel and start of the Corniche, a small urban oasis with pool and beach frontage. A 2 adult day pass is 299 AED with 150 AED F&B voucher, kids under 12 free.

Check prices for an overnight stay at Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort

Ritz Abu Dhabi swimming pool

The Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi

Pool re-opened

On the banks of the Grand Canal, the large family pool opens on to the canal beach front.

Check prices for an overnight stay at The Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi here.

The St Regis Abu Dhabi

Access to the hotel pool under their 5-star high rise hotel and the Corniche-based leisure club Nation Riviera. Daycations available weekdays from 160AED per person

Check prices here for an overnight stay at the St Regis Abu Dhabi

lap pool at Westin Abu Dhabi

The Westin Abu Dhbai

Connected to the Abu Dhabi Golf Club in Sas Al Nakhl area (off-island), The Westin offers family day passes for 650 AED (2 adults, 2 children) which includes day use of a room, breakfast & lunch. Pool only passes 125 AED weekdays and 175 AED weekends.

Check prices for an overnight stay at Westin Abu Dhabi Resort & Spa here.

Hotels open to in house guests only

These are some of our top pick resort pools that are currently open to in house guests only.

Anantara Eastern Mangroves AD

Anantara Eastern Mangroves

Pool re-opening 17 July 2020

Anantara Eastern Mangroves is now also open, with staycation offers from 450 AED per night.

Check prices for overnight stays at Anantara Eastern Mangroves here

And plenty more to come!

You can read more about entry requirements into Abu Dhabi crossing the Dubai/Abu Dhabi border here.

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