THSWKND: 6 Beach Parties in Dubai May 5-7 2016

beach parties in dubai

Bhoomika Ghaghada THSWKND ,,,,

If you’ve lived in Dubai long enough, you know we’re on the brink of a sultry and sweaty summer past a spring that brought chills and rain.

With outdoor lounges pitching up tents and folding chairs for the season, it’s time for one last raging weekend party – brunches, clubbing, and peppy ladies nights’. So, get your hydration on and head down to one of these last celebrations before Ramadan, when the melting heat of the city turns everything to soup.

Here are 6 beach parties in Dubai this May:

1. Martin Solveig [All day & night]

Beachside parties and sunbathing will be a thing of the past for a few months so soak in a moderate amount of Vitamin D and then dance to ‘Intoxicated’ single maker, Martin Solveig [He’s going to be playing +1 at the party too].

Resident DJs Andrew Hartley, Chris Wright and Jon Besant will keep you warmed up.

When: 3pm, Thursday, May 5 – 3am, Friday, May 6

Where: Zero Gravity Dubai

How much: Free before 6pm, AED 100 after 6pm

2. Red Bull Open Water Party

The marketing promises inflatables, some sick beats, dancing till sundown and more. Dirty Vegas and DJ Jazzy Jeff will join Hollaphonic to play longer sets that’ll keep your heart rate up while you splash about in the clear waters of the lagoon.

When: 2pm, Friday, May 6 – 2am, Saturday, May 7

Where: Barasti Beach Bar

How much: Free admission

3. Ibiza Beach Party

Wrapping up the party season, the Pukka Up crew brings a closing Ibiza Beach Party to wave in the sun in style. The event promises an energetic set-up with volleyball and thumping music. DJs Tess Oreilly, Leon Knight, Sumnum3 and more.

When: 2pm, Friday, May 6 – 2am, Saturday, May 7

Where: Nasimi Beach, Atlantis The Palm

How much: Free entry all day & night

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4. Beach Sessions

Since Thursday’s a public holiday, everyone’s thinking ‘Why not?’ Cove Beach invites you to lay back to tunes by Tommygun, Pablizio, Sam B, and Benyamin with a sizzling BBQ brunch by the waves.

When: 12pm-7pm, Thursday, May 5

Where: Cove Beach Dubai, Jumeirah Beach Hotel

How much: Free entry with Brunch for AED 300 [including unlimited selected house beverages]

5. The Hub Extended

In keeping with their usual, if you’re in the mood for RnB and Hip-Hop, get down and dirty with beats by Mr. Shefcodes, Masterstepz, Mr. Levier, and Dj Slim.

When: 3pm-12am, Thursday, May 5

Where: Eden Beach Club, Rixos The Palm

How much: For reservations and pricing, call +971 50 226 1662

6. Summer of Love Brunch

Prefer something low-key yet upbeat? Mediterranean food, BBQ, sushi, a 70s style dress code, sangria, mojitos and resident DJs Sam Starks and Jean B – it sounds like all the right ingredients for a party.

When: 1pm – 11pm, Saturday, May 7

Where: Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE

How much: Tickets start at AED 275. For reservations, call 056 113 3400 or email

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