Welcome to RIVA

RIVA - a truly unique Ristorante, Bar and Beach located on the iconic Palm Jumeirah with stunning views of the Arabian Gulf, Burj Al Arab and the Downtown Skyline. A relaxed, vibrant, fun and family-friendly environment perfectly suited for any occasion.

RIVA offers award-winning dining, temperature controlled pools, 300 metres of pristine beach and the best water sports in Dubai.

Our resident DJs, Carlos and Pascal play live seven days per week providing the perfect backdrop in which to while away the hours whilst relaxing in this unique environment.

RIVA has put together a wide range of annual Membership options as well as Day passes; making RIVA your go to destination for fun, sun and sea.

The menu at Riva Ristorante reflects our commitment to using the freshest, highest quality locally sourced ingredients.

With an emphasis on Italian cuisine, prepared daily, our menu plays host to an extensive array of Pizzas, Pastas and Salads. In addition we offer carefully selected cuts of meat, fresh local fish and seafood. We like to keep it simple, to let the products speak for themselves; the skill of our chefs is simply there to bring this simplicity to life.

Riva Ristorante was honoured to be voted What’s On Awards Favourite European Restaurant in 2015.

Adjacent to the pool you will find our Bar and Lounge, the perfect setting in which to enjoy refreshing cocktails, mocktails and perfectly chilled beverages. Chill-out, relax and soak up the sun whilst listening to the Balearic beats of our resident DJs.

As day meets night the bar takes on a different feel, from the chilled out relaxed vibes of the daytime to a beautifully lit and atmospheric evening destination, the tunes continue throughout the evening, as the sun sets our team are on-hand to provide you the most tantalising Shisha in town…perfection from morning till night!

Situated as we are on Palm Jumeirah’s iconic shoreline, RIVA has unrivalled views of the crystal clear water of the Arabian Gulf , across the Palm fronds you can enjoy breath-taking views of the Burj Al Arab and Dubai’s renowned Downtown skyline.

The beach is pristine and offers cushioned loungers, sun shades for those warmer days and full food and beverage service.

The Pool is cooled in the summer months ensuring a perfect place to chill when required and heated in the cooler winter to ensure a perfect temperature year round.

For those looking to indulge in some serious fun Riva has partnered with the region’s premium water sports providers.

Ignite Surface provide paddle boarding and Kayaking; Monty’s the region’s premier rowing club has an array of different crafts available for hire as well as instructors for those wanting something a little more serious. Wake Evolution offer a range of motorised fun from Wake Boarding and Surfing to Inflatable rides. Last but not least we have our very own PADI dive centre. Operated by Divers Down, the team offers everything from beginner’s courses in the controlled environment of our pool to open water course and accreditation.

Everything you need to spend a fun filled and adventurous time at RIVA!