22 Villas With Private Pools For A Dream Vacation In Dubai
Dubai can get really hot during the day. That is why many prefer to book hotels with a pool. Ever wondered what it would feel like to have a private pool to yourself? Especially in a country where pools are a prized commodity!
Well, here’s a chance to daydream just about that. Listed below are 22 beautiful villas in Dubai for travellers who have ‘private pool’ written in bold on their next vacation.
1. Cove Rotana Resort
Flanked by a 600-meter of private beachfront, Cove Rotana offers is the perfect haven for travellers who want to mix luxury with local Arabian flavours. It will take you an hour and a half to reach here from Dubai airport. So, have your travel arrangements in place. As the property houses three villas with private plunge pool, it is advisable to book in advance if you want to spend your holidays in the villas.
2. Ritz Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert
For exploring the sprawling property of Ritz Carlton at Al Wadi Desert, every villa comes with a bike that can be used to move around. Apart from all the luxuries at your beck and call, it boasts of a spectacular breakfast that travellers swear about. You can skip the dinner though. As the property is situated right in the midst of a desert, ensure to stay hydrated by sipping on cooling drinks served by the hotel. The plunge pool helps in cooling off on hot days. But the water can turn very cold on nights.
3. Ritz Carlton, Al Hamra Beach
This is a haven for those who are looking for an uninterrupted stay. Unlike its sister resort at Al Wadi Desert, this one is smaller and you can stroll around the property. The villas with plunge pool are completely private and brunch here is highly recommended. A note of caution for families with kids, with not much to do around except chilling, kids might get bored here.
4. Nikki Beach Resorts & Spa
If connectivity is your priority then check into one of the 15 villas here. Located at the Peal Jumeriah beach, this property is well connected to airport and metros. To top it, this resort comes with state of art luxury and five restaurants on its property to pick from. Those on a vacation with family should keep in mind that this hotel is teeming with people out on business. Most travellers who visit this resort rave about its beach club.
5. Al Antara The Palm Resort & Spa
Another gem on the man-made Palm Jumeriah is the resort of Al Antara The Palm Resort & Spa. Its architecture is inspired by red-footed Thai temple. And, although it is away from the buzz, it’s a great destination for a holiday with children, courtesy its kid’s club that boasts of a number of activities to keep children busy as you lounge. The lush gardens surrounding the property are a treat to the eyes.
6. Viceroy Palm Dubai Jumeirah
This swanky hotel has the best-rated spas in Dubai and comes with a four-bedroom suite with a private pool. It is ideal for a large group or a group of families travelling together. Formerly known as the Viceroy Palm, this property also has a kids club that hosts magic shows and painting lessons.
7. Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi
Situated on the shores of Saadiyat, here’s a property that water babies would dig. The garden view suite at Park Hyatt has a private plunge pool and a rain shower to cool off on hot days. Park Hyatt also has villas that come with a private plunge pool. Depending on the size of the group, you can pick the property that suits your needs.
8. Sofitel Palm Resort & Spa Dubai
If being cast away on a luxurious island spells your kind of a vacation then opt for a villa in Sofitel Palm Resort. The Polynesian architecture of this property strives to live up to an island feel. Add sandstone walls and rich wood to it, that is the signature of the property here. Go for it especially if you are travelling in a large group. To make it hassle-free, they assign a private butler to each villa.
9. One And Only The Palm
For those wanting to take the intimate scene a notch higher, there’s the One And Only Palm. It is built on a secluded, private beach of the Palm Island overlooking the impressive skyline of Dubai. Their villas are two-storeys, equipped to accommodate large groups. And, they come with private plunge pools to cool off on sunny days.
10. Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa
A part of experiencing Dubai lies in exploring life amidst the sand dunes. That’s what Al Maha is all about. With its Bedouin suites set against the backdrop of sweeping plane with Hajar Mountains cropping up at a distance, this property is straight out of books. The interiors enclose a rustic, Arabic feel with hand-crafted furniture and antiques. And right in the front of the suite is your very own private plunge pool.
11. Per Aquum Hotel Resorts
Situated barely 20 minutes away from Dubai’s urban centre, this one has a laid-back but suave feel. It is propped right amidst a polo estate, which makes for a striking green setting in contrast with Dubai’s arid and glassy backdrop. A great hideout for smaller groups, this is where you can chill with your buddies in the pool.
12. Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Resorts
Lying just off the coast of Abu Dhabi is the Sir Bani Yas Island wildlife sanctuary where the property is situated. And this warrants a peek at the unassuming wildlife strolling by your villa as you wake up at dawn or as you laze in the private pool. This spot is steeped in history, surrounded by ancient ruins and rock formations that you can explore on a horseback.
Those looking to explore Dubai as a theme park destination should book a stay here. On its property, it houses villas with state of art amenities, a private pool, and five restaurants excelling in Asian and Mediterranean cuisines.
14. Designer Villa with AirBnb
This 5,500 square feet of space is available on AirBnb as a designer villa situated in a gated neighbourhood. It is in close proximity to Dubai’s restaurants and shopping streets. A great home away from home, but with a pool!
15. Malakiya Villas
Love the feel of terraces and swaying palms? Add a royal touch to the setting and you will find yourself at the Royal Malakiya Villa. It also houses a private pool and a gazebo and is located a few steps away from the private beach. Isn’t all that what a vacation is all about?
16. Zaya Nurai
A love for ivory can reach its peak here. Designed elegantly in white and turquoise, Zaya Nurai spells romance in bold. It’s a private affair tailored for couples looking for a getaway, complete with an inviting plus get the pool.
17. Stunning Palm Villa With AirBnb
Fancy the sight of sea waves as the first thing when you open your eyes in the morning? Then this could be the place you are looking for. Situated at the centre of Palm Jumeriah, you can book this Villa on AirBnb. The setting, with its picture-perfect views and a private plunge pool, fits best for outings with families.
18. Banyan Tree Resort
Canopy beds have a charm of their own. And you will find them at the Banyan Tree Resort, located a stone’s throw away from the Al Hamra Marine and Yacht club. The villas here follow the Bedouin style with their own private pool. The cherry on top is the spa overlooking the beach. Sounds like a perfect setting for a stress-free detox, doesn’t it?
19. Luxury Suite With AirBnb
Those on a lookout for a convenient location should check this out. The luxury suite in Jumeriah is situated close to the shopping street, restaurants, and cafes along the Jumeriah Beach Road. The villa has a fully functional kitchen and a private plunge pool.
20. Palm Beach Estate With AirBnb
A group of 16? This is the AirBnb where you all can fit. With six bedrooms sprawling over 7000 square feet, it offers adequate space for a multi-generational family. And, a private pool for the water babies of your group.
21. Medlock Villas
Those looking for a longer stay in the heart of Dubai should go for Medlock villas. It comes with a private pool and expansive outdoor seating.
22. Signature Villa With AirBnb
Here’s another mansion with six bedrooms situated at the Jumeriah. It is up for grabs at AirBnb. With an elegant private pool, this place too is a great choice for large groups or families travelling together.
There’s a villa with a pool for every kind of traveller in Dubai. And now, you have a range of options to cherry pick from. So, which one will you spend your holiday in?