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Dar Al Masyaf, Madinat Jumeirah

Dubai, Jumeirah Beach

Good for Couples
Child Friendly
Teenager Friendly

  • Arabian-inspired resort on Jumeirah Beach
  • Explore the resort's waterways in traditional Abra boats
  • More than 40 restaurants and bars
  • Complimentary access to the Wild Wadi waterpark
  • Personalised treatments at Talise Spa

Inspired by the traditional courtyards of Arabia, Dar Al Masyaf offers luxurious accommodation arranged in the style of Arabian summer houses, with a choice of guest rooms and suites. All the houses are accessible by waterway or by paths, which wind their way through the richly landscaped gardens. Dar Al Masyaf will suit those who are seeking a more intimate hideaway; however guests will still enjoy a prime location on Jumeriah Beach and only 2km from the Mall of Emirates. Guests can explore the resort's 3km of waterways on traditional abra boats to discover over 40 restaurants and bars, the award-winning Talise Spa and resort health club. For the adventure seekers, complimentary unlimited access to the Wild Wadi Waterpark and the resort's turtle rehabilitation centre will ensure for a memorable occasion.


A range of hotel child prices applies to ages 0-3 & 4-11 years.

The hotel has 292 rooms.


Bars & Restaurants

Al Fayrooz Lounge

Opening Times:
Open daily 08:00 - 00:30

Located at Al Qasr, the Al Fayrooz Lounge offers delightful afternoon tea to its guests with the option to sit on the terrace overlooking the famous Burj Al Arab.

Al Muna

Opening Times:
Saturday - Thursday 06:30 - 11:30
Friday 06:30 - 10:30
Lunch 12:30 - 15:30
Dinner 18:30 - 22:30

Located at Mina A'Salam, Al Muna offers a varied buffet with local cuisine and international dishes from around the world.

Al Hambra

Opening Times:
Lunch 12:00 - 15:00 (except Friday)
Friday Brunch 12:30 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:30 Saturday - Thursday
19:00 - 23:30 Friday

Located at Al Qasr, Al Hambra is a fantastic traditional restaurant offering the very best in Spanish cuisine from tapas to paella. With the option of dining al fresco if they wish, guests can enjoy views of the palm-fringed canals.

Al Samar Lounge

Opening Times:
Open daily from 06:30 - 00:45
High Tea 15:00 - 18:00
Shisha 17:00 - 00:45

Located in the lobby area of Mina A'Salam, Al Samar Lounge is the perfect place to relax with a non-alcoholic cocktail or to meet friends and enjoy a spot of afternoon tea.

Bahri Bar

Opening Times:
Saturday - Monday 16:00 -02:00
Tuesday - Friday 16:00 - 03:00

Located at Mina A'Salam, the Bahri Bar offers spectacular views of the Arabian Gulf and Burj Al Arab. Guests can enjoy light snacks such as Mezze and an extensive drinks menu. Later in the evening, a selection of jazz and soul music is played throughout the bar.

Khymat Al Bahar

Opening Times:
Breakfast 06:30 - 11:30
Lunch buffet
Friday & Saturday 13:00 - 16:00
A la carte
Sunday - Thursday 13:00 - 23:30
Friday & Saturday 19:00 - 23:30
Shisha midday - midnight

Located by the poolside at the Al Qasr, Khaymat Al Bahar has an international buffet for breakfast and serves traditional and authentic Lebanese cuisine for lunch and dinner and has live entertainment in the evening.

Koubba Bar

Opening Times:
Saturday - Wednesday 17:00 - 02:00
Thursday 17:00 - 03:00
Friday 16:00 - 03:00
Shisha 17:00 - 01:30

Located at Al Qasr, Koubba Bar is the perfect spot for a pre or post dinner drink with stunning sunset views. From Monday to Saturday, live music can be enjoyed from 20:15 to midnight..

MJ's Steakhouse

Opening Times:
Friday brunch 12:30 - 16:00
Dinner 19:00 - 23:30

Located at Al Qasr, MJ's Steakhouse is great place to enjoy a selection of fine meats all prepared and cooked in the open kitchen. Guests can enjoy meats such as prime rib, Australian wagyu, ribeye and Chateaubriand in a trendy and relaxed atmosphere.

Noodle House

Opening Times:
12:00 - 00:00

The Noodle House is located at Souk Madinat Jumeirah and is a fun and relaxed restaurant serving delicious Asian cuisine.

Pai Thai

Opening Times:
18:30 - 23:30

Located at Dar Al Masyaf Hotel and reached by boat, Pai Thai offers an authentic taste of Thailand with an array of exquisite dishes to tantalize your taste buds. The restaurant has won the Time Out Dubai Best South East Asian award several times so is a definite must if you enjoy Thai cuisine.

Perry and Blackwell's Original Smokehouse

Opening Times:
Open daily from 12:00 - 02:00

Located at Souk Madinat Jumeirah, the Perry & Blackwelder's Original Smokehouse is a fun, American themed restaurant serving a variety of BBQ dishes from the deep south from slow smoked Mesquite brisket to applewood-smoked turkey breast..


Opening Times:
Lunch 12:30 - 15:00
Dinner 18:30 - 23:30

Located at Al Qasr, Pierchic is a Mediterranean seafood restaurant offering an à la carte menu with a fine selection of oysters, sashmi, scallops, lobster and fresh fish. The restaurant is located at the end of a pier overlooking the Dubai coastline, Palm Jumeirah, Arabian Gulf and the Burj Al Arab.

The Agency

Opening Times:
Sunday - Wednesday 13:00 - 01:00
Thursday 13:00 - 02:00
Friday 16:00 - 02:00
Saturday 17:00 - 01:00

Located at Souk Madinat Jumeirah, The Agency is a stylish and contemporary bar with views of the Arabian Gulf. Guests can choose from over 400 wines accompanied by a varied snack menu.


Opening Times:
06:30 - 11:30 Saturday - Thursday
06:30 - 10:30 Friday
12:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:45
Friday Brunch
12:30 - 16:00

Located at Al Qasr, Arboretum is a buffet restaurant that has recently been awarded the 'Best Brunch in Dubai' by the BBC Good Food Middle East. A huge variety of international cuisine is on offer and guests can choose to eat in the indoor dining room or out on the restaurants terrace overlooking the waterways of the Madinat..


Opening Times:
12:00 - 02:00
Friday brunch 12:30 - 16:00

Located at Mina A'Salam, Tortuga offers guests the very best in authentic Mexican cuisine.


Opening Times:
Lunch 12:00 - 16:30
Dinner 19:00 - 23:30
Pool Bar 09:00 - 21:00 (no alcohol service before midday)
Bar Lounge & Shisha 12:00 - 01:30

Located at the Mina A'Salam, Shimmers is a wonderful beachfront restaurant serving light à la carte meals throughout the day. In the evening, guests can enjoy an array of international cuisine under the stars with views of the Burj Al Arab.

Please note that for dinner there is a minimum spend of AED 165 per person.

Zheng He's

Opening Times:
Sunday - Friday 12:00 - 14:30
Saturday 12:30 - 15:00
Dinner 19:00 - 23:30
Friday brunch 12:30 - 16:00

Located at Mina A'Salam, Zheng He's offers a modern twist on delicious Chinese cuisine in five star surroundings.

Souk Madinat Jumeirah With 75 Boutiques

Souk Madinat Jumeirah replicates a traditional ancient Middle Eastern marketplace with a host of shops, bars and restaurants. Wander through the winding streets and explore the boutique-style shops and galleries or sit and relax outside a waterfront café and watch the world go by.


Opening Times:
Midday - Midnight

Located on the waterfront at Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Toscana is a family friendly restaurant serving Italian favourites.

Beach & Pools


Guests staying at Dar Al Masyaf can enjoy the stunning two kilometre private sandy beach and a selection of food and beverages are available to order from your sunbed.

Swimming Pools

Guests can relax by one of the Madinat's many swimming pools - each set amidst the tranquil resort grounds, with plenty of sun terrace space for those wanting to soak up the rays.

For Families

Sinbad's Kids Club

Children receive complimentary access to Sinbad's Kids Club where a whole host of activities take place all day long. Children can enjoy face painting, crafts, sports, video games and watching films. There is also an outdoor splash pool with slides, fountains and sandpits that they will love. Located at Jumeirah Al Qasr.

Spa & Wellness

Talise Spa

Opening Times:
09:00 - 22:00

A sanctuary of peace and tranquillity awaits at the Talise Spa. With 26 treatment rooms, a sauna, steam room, swimming pool, plunge pools and private relaxation areas, guests will be truly spoilt. Treatments, massages, rituals and therapies are conducted and personalised to each individual guests needs.


Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Activities & Entertainment

Madinat Theatre

The Madinat Theatre is a venue that hosts a variety of entertainment from live performances, stand-up comedy, ballet and musicals throughout the year.

About the location
Jumeirah Beach is emerging as one of Dubai’s leading luxury hotspots, with celebs and families alike filling its famous beach. The resort’s spotless waterfront has got designer shops, bars and restaurants poised between luxe hotels, and even an open-air cinema if you fancy a break from the beach.

Speaking of the beach, this one’s a stunner – a full mile of velvety white sand and a gorgeous turquoise shore, with Dubai’s dazzling skyline in the distance. There’s some world-class diving and watersports for anyone with energy to burn, and the family-favourite Wild Wadi Water Park is on your doorstep.

The beach rubs shoulders with Dubai’s swish marina, and the attractions of the city itself are minutes away.
Transfer time
30 minutes from Dubai airport
Arabian Summer House Arabian Deluxe

Max 3 adults, 1 child

With views of the landscape and waterways, Arabian Deluxe Rooms are elegant in design and offer comfort and space as well as private beach access. Well appointed spaces ensure for enhanced living space, from the balcony and secluded terrace to the marble bathroom, with glass walled shower and separate soaking bath tub. Rooms are available in king size or twin configuration and butler service is available.


Gulf Summer House Arabian Deluxe

Max 3 adults, 1 child

These rooms offer authentic Arabian designs, aptly located closer to the private beach. A secluded gardened courtyard lead the way to each room, which offer opulent living space. These rooms have views from the balcony of the resorts gardens, waterways, meandering pathways and traditional Arabian wind towers, spacious marble bathrooms and secluded terrace. Twin beds are available upon request and butler service is also available.


Gulf Summer House Ocean Deluxe

Max 3 adults, 1 child

Overlooking the Azure ocean, these rooms are elegantly designed with dark wood furniture and bursts of bright tones throughout, ensuring for an authentic Arabian ambiance. Rooms offer perfectly appointed space for a restful stay, including a balcony, secluded terrace and spacious marble bathroom. Butler service is also available.


Arabian Summer House Arabian Suite

Max 3 adults

These suites are designed in traditional Middle-Eastern style and feature warm hues and antique furnishing for an authentic experience. Each wonderful terrace boasts views of the resort and gardens, waterways, meandering pathways and traditional Arabian wind towers. Separate lounge and dining areas with pantry ensure for opulent comfort, with a spacious marble-clad bathroom featuring shower and separate soaking bath tub. Private butler service is also available.


Gulf Summer House Arabian Suite

Max 3 adults

These suites are designed in a traditional yet elegant Arabian style and offer guests the luxury of two terraces to enjoy the wonderful views of the lush gardens, the resort's waterways, meandering pathways and traditional Arabian wind towers. The suite has a spacious bathroom with a separate shower and oversized bathtub and the living area gives guests the option to relax on comfy sofas as well as in the bedroom. The suite also offers a private pantry and butler service.


Gulf Summer House Ocean Suite

Max 3 adults

These suites are designed in a traditional yet elegant Arabian style and offer guests the luxury of two terraces to enjoy the stunning views of the Azure ocean. The suite has a spacious bathroom with a separate shower and oversized bathtub and the living area gives guests the option to relax on comfy sofas as well as in the bedroom. The suite also offers a private pantry and butler service.


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Fabulous, fabulous!
Jacqueline M, Stafford, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Nov 10 2018
Have had the good fortune to stay at this hotel several times and have never been disappointed. Service is always first rate; food throughout the entire complex is second to none; rooms are specious...
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Simply Fantastic
Tripadvisor review Nov 09 2018
We???ve just had a week away at Dar al Masyaf in Madinat Jumeirah - we have been to Al Qasr and Dar al Masyaf multiple times and this was the best... mainly due to our butler Prasanth in villa 29 who...
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