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Longest, most quiet beach for walking?

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Longest, most quiet beach for walking?

Good afternoon,

After spending our holidays for a few years on the Canary Islands, we got fed up with the weather which is by no means guaranteed sunshine. In fact, temperatures have a tendancy to be very unpredictable and the ever-lasting wind has gotten to us.

However, places like Fuerteventura offer great walking opportunities on seemingly endless and quiet beaches. I was wondering if Dubai, with it's nearly guaranteed sunshine climate, has nice long beaches which lend themselves to walking for at least some considerable distance? And if so, what hotels are located near this beach?

Thank you so much!

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1. Re: Longest, most quiet beach for walking?

Dubai has one long beach area called Jumeirah Beach that runs for 50kms. It isn't possible to walk on all of it but it's certainly possible to walk long stretches of it and certain public stretches of beach have different names so Sunset beach, Kite beach etc.

There are also hotels that have sections of beach that are private and the rest is taken up with private villas and palaces.

Wherever you stay in Dubai you are never more than a 15 minute cab ride from the beach.

You have a choice of going high end beach fronted hotels or staying more reasonably and travelling by taxi to a particular beach - to offer advice on particular hotels you need to give us a budget to work with as you can spend anything from 100 Euro a night to over 1,700 euro a night.

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2. Re: Longest, most quiet beach for walking?

Jumeirah beach comprises a ~20km portion of the ~50km coastline.

The 2 longest stretches of public beach would be :

1) the open beach next to Burj Al Arab

2) The Jumeirah Open beach which starts roughly at that portion of the coast parallel with Jumeira Centre

The 2nd one is longer and also has large rocks placed next to the water where you can stand (just be careful when waves are strong)

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3. Re: Longest, most quiet beach for walking?

I would not compare Fuerteventura with a city like Dubai.

Dubai has some longer public beaches. But they are not 'seemingly endless and quiet'.

You may have a look at some hotel in Ras al Kaihmah. This is about one hour drive north of Dubai.

It offers longer open beaches and there are fewer people there. May have a look at the Banyan Tree tripadvisor.co.uk/Hotel_Review-g298063-d3365…

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4. Re: Longest, most quiet beach for walking?

Yes it's possible to have a long quiet walk on the beach in Dubai, I do it often with my dog and it's lovely, especially at sunset. We start next to Jumeirah Beach Park and walk towards the Burj al Arab. It's always very quiet.

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