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Riva Beach Club

Building 8, The Shoreline Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
44309466
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Good Happy Hour

Great Happy Hour deals 12-2pm and 4-8pm! The pool was a bit warm though - really need to sort the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
emmaralphsmith1234
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Pool not climate controlled/chilled

Whilst the environment here is great and the beach area extensive at this time of year I expected... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sally C
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Building 8, The Shoreline Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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"sun loungers on the beach"
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"sangria pitcher"
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"pleasant beach"
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"relaxing afternoon"
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"kids pool"
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"public beach"
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"day pass"
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"entrance fee"
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"the burj al arab"
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"palm jumeirah"
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"aed per person"
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"shoreline"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Happy Hour deals 12-2pm and 4-8pm! The pool was a bit warm though - really need to sort the chiller outMore

1  Thank emmaralphsmith1234
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Mirona S, Manager at Riva Beach Club, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Emma, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent visit to RIVA. I along with the team were delighted to see you had enjoyed the experience with us. RIVA pool is temperature controlled and we have optimum temperature for this...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whilst the environment here is great and the beach area extensive at this time of year I expected the pool to be cooled- it is unbearably warm to be in and at least as warm/ warmer than the sea. Not a pleasant experience in A...More

Thank sally C
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Mirona S, Manager at Riva Beach Club, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sally, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent visit to RIVA. I along with the team were delighted to see you had enjoyed the experience with us. RIVA pool is temperature controlled and we have optimum temperature for this...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location itself and the view on Burj al Arab is pretty decent, unfortunately it‘s not well ran. Some sun beds look rather odd, there are not enough sunshades and some are even broken. The staff was okay, one day they were barely asking if...More

Thank DenHah
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Mirona S, Manager at Riva Beach Club, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear DenHa, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent visit to RIVA. We are in process of revamping the beach and outdoor area so I sincerely hope you might give RIVA a further opportunity to impress and would be delighted...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was with my friend two times at riva beach, we loved it. The staff are all nice and friendly. We had the waiter name Collins, he was always in a good mood and friendly. I would come back anytime.More

Thank bekica94
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Mirona S, Manager at Riva Beach Club, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Bekica, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent visit to RIVA. I along with the team were delighted to see you had enjoyed the experience with us. We sincerely hope to see you again in the very near future....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Riva Beach Club on a Saturday (the Dubai version of Sunday in UK as a Dubai working week is Sunday-Thursday) and it had the most perfect, chilled atmosphere. It was so relaxing I actually drifted off to sleep on my sun lounger (after...More

Thank katykatess
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Mirona S, Manager at Riva Beach Club, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Katy, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent visit to RIVA. I along with the team were delighted to see you had enjoyed the experience with us. We sincerely hope to see you again in the very near future....More

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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

It is certainly not what it used to be, disappointed to see such a beautiful location being managed fairly average now. Staff doesn’t seem to be well trained, it almost seems the same old issue, cost saving along with quality loss versus prices maintained or...More

2  Thank Cariane H
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Mirona S, Manager at Riva Beach Club, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2018

Dear Cariane, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent visit to RIVA. We receive a great deal of praise for the food and service we provide, but of course there is room for improvement and we are working hard to...More

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Reviewed May 9, 2018

Get here early! Numbers are limited but we had some of the last beach loungers. Its OK here, the staff were welcoming & the food at the restaurant is OK too. It's really nice having the pool & the beach - but when the tide...More

2  Thank Ducatibabe
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Mirona S, Manager at Riva Beach Club, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2018

Greetings, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent visit to RIVA. I along with the team were delighted to see you had enjoyed the experience with us. The day pass rates are updated and mentioned everywhere. We sincerely hope to...More

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Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

We had access through staying at the Movenpick ibn battuta. It’s a pleasant beach club albeit small so we arrived just after lunchtime and there were no loungers left by the pool. Had 2 beds on the beach -the last 2- and the umbrella was...More

1  Thank sm0892
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Mirona S, Manager at Riva Beach Club, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2018

Greetings, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent visit to RIVA. I along with the team were delighted to see you had enjoyed the experience with us. There is room for improvement regarding the facilities and we are working hard...More

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Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

One of the few places in dubai that offers pool and beach at the same time. We came for day pass on the weekend. It was full, relaxed, chilled saturday afternoon. They have Dj that play chill music. The food was average, nice offers on...More

Thank Smalltowngirl C
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Mirona S, Manager at Riva Beach Club, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2018

Dear Smalltowngirl, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent visit to RIVA. I along with the team were delighted to see you had enjoyed the experience with us. We sincerely hope to see you again in the very near future....More

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Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

We had a great day at the beach club. We arrived there at 10am and left at 8pm. We payed the entrance fee to use the pool and beach which is very fair for Dubai standards. We had a big lunch at Riva Beach and...More

1  Thank Juliana Aires F
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Mirona S, Manager at Riva Beach Club, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2018

Dear Juliana, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent visit to RIVA. I along with the team were delighted to see you had enjoyed the experience with us, but a bit disappointed of the incident you had with the parking...More

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sally C
June 4, 2018|
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Thanks but went there today and it was not chilled at all- was way too warm - like swimming in someone else old bath water. At this time of year in Dubai pools are uncomfortably warm unless they are chilled- I won’t be going... More
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sally C
June 4, 2018|
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Response from pauldam | Reviewed this property |
When I was there in March the pool was a comfortable temperature, most pools are heated or cooled in Dubai to suit the climate and particularly the extreme heat at this time of year. I would expect the pool to be chilled at... More
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negaaaarrm
March 27, 2018|
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Its on Wednesday. 2 for one.
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