For the warmer months, rooftop pools are the perfect way to unwind to beat the scorching heat with its windy nature.

If you want those Instagram-worthy shots, sky-high pools offer scintillating views and a break from the mundane routine.

For where to book next, follow the ultimate Emirates Woman editor-approved guide.

Cloud 22


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Soaring 96 meters above The Palm and spanning 90 meters in length, Cloud 22 is a space to indulge with friends or find exciting new ones. Featuring 60 sun loungers and 15 floating beds, guests can also settle into one of 11 private cabanas or opt for the two-storey VVIP cabana. The highlight of these exclusive cabanas is the Duplex Cabana with AC, which features two chic lounge rooms, a private bathroom, a stunning private pool, a suspended plunge pool and uninterrupted views of the Arabian Gulf and The Palm Jumeirah. Prices start at Dhs450 for the Single Sun Lounger from Monday to Thursday and for Dhs650 per person from Friday to Sunday including public holidays inclusive of Pool access only at Atlantis The Royal.

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AURA Skypool

The world’s highest 360-degree infinity pool is exactly where you need to be as balmy days lie ahead. With panoramic views of Dubai’s skyline, visitors can witness the skyline from an angle that aesthetically pleases them. Designed with custom-made sunbeds and lounges, this venue is the ideal spot to unwind, with an eclectic atmosphere complemented by the Lounge & Bar and tunes to uplift the atmosphere all day long.

AURA Skypool, Palm View Tower, 50th Floor, open daily 10am to sunset.

Address Sky View


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This iconic sun-lunging deck offers guests uninterrupted panoramic city views with private cabanas to unwind. The breath-taking infinity pool overlooks Downtown, making it an unmissable experience for guests. Whether you’re looking to enjoy under the sun with friends or simply take a break and work from there, this pool comes with a range of exclusive amenities.

Address Sky View, Downtown, 54th floor, open daily 9am to 7pm,

La Ville Hotel & Suites

This luxe boutique hotel offers a relaxed environment in the heart of the city. To unwind guests can experience the rooftop pool while avoiding the summer heat as it’s protected from around. The stunning infinity pool comes with an array of delectable bites and drinks designed to raise the roof and amp up the evening as guests raise a toast to the beautiful sunset.

La Ville Hotel & Suites City Walk, open from Monday to Sunday, 7am to 10pm,

SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences

One of Dubai’s most refined properties features two jaw-dropping infinity pools placed at the top of 75 floors with stunning views of the city. For an unrivalled experience, guests can soak in the sun with signature cocktails and bar snacks from Privilege, making it the go-to spot of the town. With 360-degree views of Dubai and an unbeatable vibe, this pool becomes one of the most happening spots to be at.

SLS Hotel & Residences, open daily 9am to 6pm,

Address Beach Resort

This record-breaking pool in Dubai received an award for being the highest infinity pool in the world. Located 294 metres up from the hotel, guests can witness splendid views of Dubai’s skyline while relishing a menu of delectable Asian-inspired dishes from ZETA Seventy Seven. From picturesque views to fully equipped cabanas, this place is definitely a must-visit.

Address Beach Resort, JBR, 77th floor,



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Inspired by the Greek Island that sits in the heart of the Aegean Sea, it’s the only rooftop pool bar and restaurant in JLT, located on the 46th floor of the Tai Hotel, with a relaxing sanctuary for guests to dine in. With influences from Southern Europe and 360-degree views of Dubai, making it, one of the most sought-after venues in the city.

Paros, Taj Hotel JLT, 46th floor,

25 Hours Hotel

This newly opened hotel comes with a luxe rooftop pull that overlooks a key structure, the Museum of the Future. With an expansive space to lie under the sun, guests can lay back or swim laps, as per their needs. With an Arabian take, guests can relax by the pool, sip cocktails from Monkey Bar and take in the view.

25 Hours, One Central, 6th floor,

Sofitel Downtown

Known for the hotel’s Mosaic Infinity pool, guests can take a refreshing dip and experience luxurious views at this expansive property. By offering swimmers a relaxing outdoor journey, guests can witness the bustling view of Downtown in a sophisticated setting with a selection of hand-crafted beverages to sip on all day.

Sofitel Downtown, 5th Floor,

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