Guide to Dubai's Best Hotel Gyms and Clubs

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In today's wellness-focused world, hotel gyms are no longer tucked-away corners of a property.

With the rise of boutique fitness over the last decade and the integration of broader wellness aspects, luxury gyms and health clubs have become highly valued.

From state-of-the-art equipment and tailored training programs to meditation and yoga classes, these Dubai-based hotel gyms and health clubs are worth exploring.

Siro One Za’abeel

Positioned as the ultimate hotel for an active lifestyle in Dubai, Siro One Za’abeel boasts top-notch gym and health facilities.

The Fitness and Recovery Lab, developed with input from world-class athletes, offers personal training, group workouts, and therapeutic treatments like assisted stretching, dry needling, and cold plunges.

The hotel also features a dedicated Fitness Suite and Recovery Suite, providing in-room workout areas and sleep optimization features.

Open to guests and members, various membership tiers are available.

Zabeel House, The Greens

At Zabeel House, The Greens, The Native Club is open to both in-house guests and UAE residents with multiple membership options.

The club includes a fully-equipped indoor gym and an outdoor functional training area ideal for CrossFit enthusiasts.

Runners can enjoy a 40m sprint track, and racket sports fans can use the Padel Tennis Courts managed by the Spanish Padel Academy.

The club is also connected to Dubai's first organic spa, the Native Club Spa.

Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Jumeirah’s J Club combines high-end fitness, leisure, spa, and wellness facilities.

It offers personal training, group fitness classes, facilities for tennis, squash, and padel, an indoor gym, an outdoor training area, a 25m lap pool, various boxing bags, modern exercise machines, a private beach, a kids club, and wet room facilities.

Membership perks include discounts at Jumeirah restaurants and Talise Spa services, plus a complimentary night’s stay with breakfast at select Jumeirah hotels.

Meliá Desert Palm

Set on a 64-hectare polo estate, Meliá Desert Palm's Stables Fitness Center overlooks picturesque polo fields.

Featuring Technogym equipment, the gym offers personal training sessions, group classes, and spiritual wellness retreats.

Guests can enjoy yoga sessions in nature, access the polo and horse-riding school, or unwind at the spa.

InterContinental Residence Suites Dubai Festival City

The 24-hour gym at this waterfront destination includes a 20m indoor lap pool, a children’s splash pool, a spa pool, and a sun deck.

The gym is equipped with the latest cardio and strength-training machines, including a Kinesis Wall, to ensure a full-body workout.

The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina

Westin properties are renowned for their commitment to wellness.

The WestinWORKOUT Fitness Studio at this location offers a comprehensive range of cardio and strength-training machines available 24/7.

Guests can also access the sauna and steam room and participate in various fitness classes.

Additionally, Westin's gear-lending program allows guests to borrow or rent workout items to stay active while traveling light.


Fairmont The Palm

This property is a haven for watersports enthusiasts, featuring eight pools and an 800m private beach.

Guests can enjoy activities such as stand-up paddleboarding (both manual and electric), kayaking, yacht and boat cruises, jetski guided tours, and aqua-spinning classes.

The health club is equipped with specialized indoor gym equipment, and personal trainers are available. Guests can also use the Kids Club or relax in the Willow Stream Spa.

The Retreat Palm Dubai, MGallery by Sofitel

Touted as the UAE's first and only five-star wellness resort, The Retreat Palm Dubai offers a dedicated in-house wellness team, personalized retreats, healthy meals, and a range of well-being products and fitness options.

The Rayya Wellness retreat covers physical vitality, inner peace, and emotional healing through ultra-modern gyms for women and men, personal training packages, fitness nutrition consultancy, body transformation programs, various sports activities, and recovery options like cryotherapy and oxygen therapy.

Mandarin Oriental Jumeirah

The Fitness Centre and Movement Studio at Mandarin Oriental Jumeirah not only offer stunning sea views but also feature more than 35 state-of-the-art Technogym cardio and strength machines.

The facility includes a high-performance functional area with Omnia 3, SkillRow, and SkillMill self-powered treadmills, as well as a 1,500 sqft movement studio with a fully-adaptable Outrace functional training rig.

Support is available through personal trainers or the Technogym MyWellness digital app. Guests can participate in fitness assessment testing and various classes, including boxing, beach blaster bootcamps, and dance classes. There's also a paddle court and a martial arts academy for kids and teens.

Atlantis, The Royal

The AWAKEN Fitness Centre at Atlantis, The Royal integrates mind, body, and spirit through top-notch Technogym and Outrace equipment, including boxing facilities.

The fitness studio hosts live and virtual classes in partnership with LVL Wellbeing.

The center also features a mindfulness pavilion, a meditation garden, and a 25m lap pool.

Offerings include personal training, spinning, pilates, yoga, reiki energy therapy, sound healing meditation, body composition testing, aquatic fitness classes, and IV therapy.

For recovery, the interconnected spa provides deep tissue and lymphatic massages.

Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre

Located near Dubai International Airport, Le Méridien's Optimal Fitness by Natural Elements gym features the latest Matrix cardio equipment, Life Fitness strength equipment, and a variety of functional training tools, including boxing facilities.

Group classes cover yoga, kickboxing, Zumba, dance aerobics, step and abs, boxfit, Tabata, circuit training, and bootcamp-style workouts.

The property also has several pools, including a spa pool and another for lap swimming.

These Dubai-based hotel gyms and health clubs offer a diverse range of fitness and wellness options, catering to various preferences and needs.

Whether you're a guest or a local resident, these facilities provide an exceptional experience for anyone looking to maintain or enhance their well-being.

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