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WHAT’S NEW FOR THE DUBAI BEACHES?

A second Night Swimming Beach in the UAE

Following the success of the city’s first ever night swimming beach at Umm Suqeim, Dubai Municipality has announced it will be opening a second night swimming at Al Mamzar Beach in Deira.

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2017, MAY 29

Water color changed at Jumeirah Beach!

by Aurelie

Have you noticed something different in the Jumeirah beaches those days?

The crystal-clear water of the sea turned to a funny color!

However, do NOT worry this is not harmful.

In fact, Dubai Municipality posted on its Instagram the picture of the sea and mentioned:
The Environment Department confirmed that the change in sea color yesterday morning in some areas of Jumeirah beaches was due to one type of algal blooms (Trichodesmium erythraeum bloom) which is not harmful and will fade in the coming days. This conclusion was based on the tests carried out by a specialized technical team from the department.

It is actually usual in tropical and subtropical ocean waters.

So, even if it’s not dangerous we would recommend to avoid those area during few days.

Dubai has plenty of beaches, have a look on Dubeach. It is the perfect opportunity to get to know other beaches and enjoy the warm waters of Dubai without any risks.

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WHAT’S NEW FOR THE DUBAI BEACHES?

Written by Aurelie | 22.05.2017

The first Night Swimming Beach in the UAE

Umm Suqeim Beach
Sunset Beach – Dubai

Remember, it used to be prohibited to swim after sunset in the UAE, but since last night the rules have changed!

Indeed, thanks to the installation of two “Smart Power Poles”, tourists and residents are allowed to swim until midnight at Umm Suqeim 1 Beach, around one kilometer away from the Burj Al Arab. This makes Dubai, the first city in the UAE to offer a night swimming beach.

Those 12-meter Smart Poles are powered by wind and solar energy and provide enough light to illuminate the sea. The sensors trigger automatically the light, which will turn off at midnight.

The swimming area is marked by small red lighting floats and is controlled by lifeguards. It should stretch on 125 meters on the beach and 30 meters into the sea.

The poles were designed by D Idea Media, which also created the Smart Palms Wifi station and the Smart Changing Room in the same beach.

As a result, Umm Suqeim 1 Beach can be called today, the smartest beach in the world.

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WORD OF MOUTH

May 2017

The Palm Jumeirah Boardwalk is open!

Let’s ride your bicycle!

Too hot to lay down on the beach all day? Have you been to the Palm Jumeirah Boardwalk?

Discover the serenity of a breathtaking sunset. The views over the endless Arabian Gulf and the Dubai skyline are stunning. What an amazing place for an extraordinary date or a precious family time!

You can enjoy the 11 km coast from El Chiringuito, on the east of the crescent to One & Only the Palm on the west for a jogging, a good walk or even a bicycle ride!

Several Byky stations will allow you to rent a bike for 30 minutes up to 24 hours!

Doggie-lovers around here? This is the spot for you! Your 4 legged-buddy is more than welcome on the Palm Jumeirah Boardwalk!

After exercising, you can treat yourself stopping by the new food trucks you will find along the beach or visit one of the hotel restaurants or beach clubs like Anantara, Nasimi Beach, Sofitel, Kempinski, Atlantis, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Rixos, Waldorf Astoria.

Let’s enjoy the beachside vibes in Dubai!