A symbol of luxurious summer getaways, waterfront cabanas see increased demand, particularly in the summer months. From designer brand cabanas in Italy to daybeds overlooking the Arabian Gulf in Dubai, these are some of the most beautiful waterfront cabanas in the world … and they’re calling your name.
Located on the sunniest island in Europe, 5-star Palace Elisabeth invites guests to enjoy exclusive access to Beach Club Hvar, an add-on amenity available as part of a bookable offer upon request through the hotel. Considered one of the most prestigious waterfront locations on Hvar, sheer-white cabana awnings and sunbeds dot the coastline. The Beach Club also offers sunbeds in exclusive air-conditioned quarters or on four sunbeds on an adjoining peninsula with private butler service.
This property sits on one of the only swimmable beaches in Los Cabos. Hilton Los Cabos’ intimate cabanas lie cliffside and boast a large sofa, two chaise lounges, a refrigerator and a safe. Perfect for an all-day retreat, gatherings or parties, these cabanas invite guests to take in the scenery while sipping on margaritas.
The duo pool-lined Burj Al Arab Terrace, jutting more than 325 feet into the Arabian Gulf, is the crown jewel of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Designed for guests of the 7-star resort, this terrace features 40 luxurious, air-conditioned cabanas near a freshwater pool and adults-only saltwater infinity pool. Guests of the cabanas also have easy access to chic waterfront restaurant SAL; shaded swim-up bars; and four Jacuzzis, also on the terrace.
Enjoy 11 private poolside cabanas, each named after a popular area of Los Angeles, at this top-notch hotel. With names like Brentwood and Hollywood, each cabana sees fresh colors, neutral tones, and signature pink amenities like unlimited Naturally Serious Skin Care sunscreen. Situated alongside Dior’s pop-up boutique, guests can indulge in access to Dior Spa Cabana with treatments, Champagne, bespoke gifts and even a Dior ice cream cart.
This hotel’s cliffside celebrity hot spot, Il Riccio Restaurant & Beach Club, wows guests with a collection of chic cabanas, sunbeds and loungers overlooking Sorrentine Peninsula. Until the end of summer, the beach club’s lounge and cabanas are decked out in Christian Dior designs and the brand’s new Capri-inspired collection for the 2023 summer season as part of the resort’s “Dioriviera” pop-up boutique.
Guests staying at Madinat Jumeirah, including Jumeirah Mina A’Salam, Jumeirah Al Qasr, Jumeirah Al Naseem, Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf and Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, have premier access to private beach cabanas on Dubai’s shoreline. These cabanas feature plush seating and full-coverage awnings with views of the gulf, as well as provide pampering via personal skincare sets with sun creams.
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