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Whether you’re looking to dress up for a night on the town or want to club without the hassles of dressing up, there are plenty of clubs to pick from. Listed below are seven of the most popular and happening hotspots in Dubai
Few hotspots in Dubai can hope to compete with the renowned 360, perched on a rooftop down a jetty that juts one kilometer out into the Arabian Gulf. Dubai’s unique circular venue offers spectacular views of the ocean and the Burj-al-Arab, and is immensely popular with Dubai’s more sophisticated partiers. Hosting a variety of internationally renowned DJs, 360’s house nights are packed with revellers who can chill out to the cool tunes into the wee hours of the morning.
Located on the Palm with the backdrop of the Atlantis, Nasimi Beach is a great nightclub that offers a unique Dubai experience of partying on an artificial beach 7kms out into the sea! Enjoy your day relaxing at the beach during the day and dancing to the pounding tunes played by the DJs into the early hours of the morning.
Located at the Souk Madinat, this club is a must visit for serious music fans and is one of the busiest spots for trendy party goers and music lovers. Offering three levels of unrivalled entertainment, including a rooftop terrace, Trilogy hosts fantastic international DJs, who spin world class electronic music, on a weekly basis. There are a variety of VIP areas available by reservation only with spectacular views of the Madinat Jumeirah and Dubai beyond. Partiers must be a minimum of 21 years to enter and the dress code is club chic.
If you want to party without the hassle of having to dress up, Barasti is the perfect venue. Located in the Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach resort, Barasti has two levels offering a spectacular view of the deep blue Arabian Sea on one side and Dubai’s impressive skyline punctuated with towering high rises on the other. The ground level is for those preferring to relax to the backdrop of old classics played by a live band while the lower level is for energetic party goers looking to get their groove on. The choice to party in heels or flip-flops is yours; the feeling of dancing bare feet on the pristine sand is an unbeatable one!
The swanky décor, exclusive crowd and special treatment for female guests all serve to make Boudoir a popular party destination, particularly for the resident Lebanese crowd that throngs to this hotspot in large numbers. Couples and those dressed to impress are preferred by the door staff for entry to this exclusive venue. Musical events differ each day with each event dedicated to a different genre of music. Ladies receive complimentary champagne from 9p.m. to midnight every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.
For a unique party experience, check out Mahiki Dubai which opened its doors in December 2011. With a fun Polynesian theme, Mahiki brings a piece of tropical paradise to Dubai. With its fun, virant décor that runs throughout every aspect of this restaurant/club from the tropical themed drinks to the DJ booth and dance floor, Mahiki plays an endless variety of peppy, feel-good tunes that makes it immensely popular with royals, actors, musicians and those that love to party in a fun-filled atmosphere.
N’Dulge is Dubai’s new hip hotspot located in Atlantis on the Palm Jumeirah. Wednesdays are ladies nights when the girls can enjoy a night out with complimentary selected drinks from 11p.m. to 1 a.m. This happening night spot features a regular list of international DJs particularly on popular Friday nights when the venue is often packed with party goers from all walks of town. The venue consists of three main areas: the N’Dulge Arena, Lounge and Terrace. The Arena, open on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays hosts exciting club nights while the Lounge, teamed up with the world renowned restaurant Nobu, serves up some delectably sophisticated signature dishes to indulge culinary enthusiasts. The Terrace is a popular venue for al fresco clubbing and guests can enjoy the lush landscaping while dancing to tunes under the Arabian stars.