Sat alongside the gleaming waters of the Arabian Gulf, Saadiyat Beach Club is the jewel in the crown of Saadiyat Island. This chic beach club enjoys a premium location with the golden beach stretching over six miles next to the warm, azure water.
Here you can reset in the infinity pool, book a treatment, take a yoga class or pump iron in the gym. The loungers and cabanas offer blissful relaxation and are a haven for honeymooners and families who want to relax together.
With superb restaurants next to a bay where you might spot dolphin pods or hawksbill turtles, this is a tranquil oasis in the UAE capital.
Families who want to make a splash together, nature lovers, couples looking for relaxation and travellers wanting to keep fit during their visit to Abu Dhabi.
The gorgeous beach, the premium facilities and the sense of refinement and luxury. Head into the water to search for hawksbill turtles and dolphins.
The pristine pool here offers you the perfect way to rest, unwind and cool off. A 650 square metre infinity pool, it’s a sleek spot with a wonderful view of the beach and the glimmering water beyond.
Enjoy an ideal day of relaxation by slipping straight from your poolside lounger into the water, snooze away the afternoon in a daybed or opt for your own personal cabana with food and drink brought to you.
Saadiyat Beach Club sits in a stunning location that lets you enjoy Abu Dhabi’s natural beauty. The shoreline here has gleaming white sand and has been certified as a Blue Flag beach since 2013. Walk along the length of it and you may spot local wildlife – this is part of Saadiyat’s coastal zone system.
Come between the end of March and late September for a chance to see protected hawksbill turtles as they nest, or just catch a perfect sunset at the end of the day.
As well as a beautiful repose for relaxation, Saadiyat Beach Club also offers you a complete wellness experience. In addition to the plunge pool, jacuzzi and sauna there’s also The Workout Room, the venue’s own gym which offers you the chance to make time for some healthy exercise.
The latest fitness equipment and weights are all on hand if you want to enjoy a mood-boosting workout, while personal trainers can help organise training programmes that are crafted towards your wants and needs.
There’s an excellent choice of dining and refreshments to fit every mood and mealtime. Saadiyat Bakers Club offers a mouthwatering array of European-inspired treats such as croissants, eclairs and cupcakes. Cabana 9 is the poolside bar, ideal for a quick snack or something refreshing.
La Salle offers refined French Provencal dining with sea views and signature cocktails. Safina’s wide and varied menu covers breakfast, brunch, snacks and there’s a dedicated kid’s menu for the little ones.
Many visitors to Abu Dhabi will be familiar with the brunch concept – while first-timers will love discovering this local tradition. Saadiyat Beach Club’s brunch runs from 1pm to 4pm every Friday, offering freshly cooked sharing food to be enjoyed at the beachside.
Expect duck terrine, smoked hummus and local specialities to start, followed by sushi, cheese from around the world, oysters and king crab, mixed grills and more. There are child-friendly options, plus a range of different drinks packages to enjoy.
Saadiyat Beach Club is easily accessible from all parts of Abu Dhabi. It sits on Saadiyat Island alongside the Arabian Gulf, on a Blue Flag beach.
It will take about 20 to 30 minutes to get to the beach club from the Corniche. From the north-eastern end of Corniche Street, take a right onto Shinaf Street, followed by a left onto the E12 – the Al Falah Road/Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Highway. Stay on the E12 as you cross the Sheikh Khalifa Bridge. Take the exit towards Al Dhiba Street, left onto Al Jouri Street and then right at the roundabout for Al Tilal Street.
Yas Island to Saadiyat Beach Club is a simple, straight drive that will take about 20 minutes. Join the Abu Dhabi – Al Falah Road/Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Highway (E12) heading west. Take the exit for Al Dhiba Street, left for Al Jouri Street and then right onto Al Tilal Street.
This route will take about 30 minutes. From the airport, take Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street, then the slip road right for Al ‘Ishoush Street/Al Mireef Street. Follow this, then take a right onto Al Rahah Street and drive along until you join the E10. Take exit 34 to take the E12 towards Yas Island West/Saadiyat Island. Exit onto Al Dhiba Street, right onto Al Jouri Street and right again for Al Tilal Street.
Parking is free outside of Saadiyat Beach Club.
The changing rooms are spacious and have numerous lockers for use. They also incorporate a plunge pool and jacuzzi.
There are several places to grab food and drink at Saadiyat Beach Club, ranging from fine dining to a bakery. You can also get drinks and snack delivered to your lounger or private cabana.
The beach club has numerous spaces that are available for corporate hire. This can range from informal breakfast meetings to workshops, conferences and escapes.
You won’t need to book for a day pass during the week, but it’s advised to do so for weekends as it gets considerably busier. You’ll also need to book for special events such as brunch or Ladies Day.
Complimentary towels are provided at Saadiyat Beach Club, although you can also take your own. There are also lockers available should you wish to store away any of your valuables.
The Saadiyat Beach Club day pass allows access for an individual from 8am until sunset. Prices vary for singles, couples and children. Children under six get free access. Food and drink are charged additionally.
Yes, the Beach Club has everything you need for a fabulous wedding. Up to 300 guests can be accommodated and a dedicated team will handle all the details from catering to flowers, music to make-up and more. Different venues at the club are available, depending on your preferences.
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Tuesday is ‘Ladies Day’, with reduced price entrance and a special menu of food and drink.
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Membership ranges from day passes through to monthly, three month, six month and annual schemes.
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