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We enjoy Riva in the early evenings just before sunset. Happy hour drinks and a deal for local... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
chiara0913
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Nice chill out spot

RIVA is a great place to unwind, drink beer and enjoy the sun.... and people watch. Lovely vibe... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Roger B
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoy Riva in the early evenings just before sunset. Happy hour drinks and a deal for local residence on food (Monday’s) make it a popular choice. The pizza’s are really good (favourite of mine)and quite big. The staff are friendly and the service is...More

Thank chiara0913
Mirona S, Manager at Riva Beach Club, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Chiara, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent visit to RIVA. I along with the team were delighted to see you had enjoyed the experience with us. We sincerely hope to see you again in the very near future....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I went to Riva pool 2 weeks ago for a relaxing day. Here is the offer that we found on Time Out magazine: "105 AED for day pass with 25% discount on F&B". We decided to have food and drinks there. First...More

Thank Lauregarcia1509
Mirona S, Manager at Riva Beach Club, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Laure, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent visit to RIVA. I was very unpleasantly surprised to hear about this situation, which was brought to our attention immediately. We did investigate and you were informed from the reception that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Riva Beach Club in my past and this time we went with few of my girlfriends to have a relaxing day at the pool. Their ladies day offer is good on Wednesday’s - you pay 105 aed for 2 people for entrance which includes...More

Thank Sigrid S
Mirona S, Manager at Riva Beach Club, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Sigrid, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent visit to RIVA. I along with the team were delighted to see you had enjoyed the experience with us. We sincerely hope to see you again in the very near future....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there in the evening to roam on the beach & have a swim. Area is nice. They had huge posters announcing happy hours so asked the bartender if it was 'Buy One, Get One'? He said 'selected drinks at half-off'. On inquiring for the...More

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Mirona S, Manager at Riva Beach Club, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Hemant, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent visit to RIVA. I was unpleasantly surprised to hear about this incident, which was brought to our attention straight away. I truly believe that it was a miscommunication situation as we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

RIVA is a great place to unwind, drink beer and enjoy the sun.... and people watch. Lovely vibe, relaxed and very welcoming. The food is excellent and it’s good value to get in. Outside dj is a nice touch.More

Thank Roger B
Mirona S, Manager at Riva Beach Club, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Roger, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent visit to RIVA. I along with the team were delighted to see you had enjoyed the experience with us. We sincerely hope to see you again in the very near future....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for their tapas evening and happy hour. The tapas are good quality for the rice in Dubai with a variety of hot and cold included and very reasonably priced drinks. The service was he most outstanding part however,and our waitress went out of...More

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Mirona S, Manager at Riva Beach Club, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Thor, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent visit to RIVA. I along with the team were delighted to see you had enjoyed the experience with us. We sincerely hope to see you again in the very near future....More

Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

This place has the coolest DJ Carlos and the team are super friendly,there’s a new manager in town and she is so energetic & accommodating.My friends and I thoroughly enjoyed the happy hour deals,Beach facilities are up to standard and in good condition. #ThebestbeachclubintownwithsuperawesomestaffMore

Thank CHAROUS
Mirona S, Manager at Riva Beach Club, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Dear Charous, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent visit to RIVA. I along with the team were delighted to see you had enjoyed your experience with us. We sincerely hope to see you again in the very near future....More

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Reference to the title of my comment I would like to thanks all of you guys ESPECIALLY Ranny as he is sooo nice . Thanks a lot to make us happy as much as you can. Ranny is the bestMore

Thank GuestAHMEDRAK
Mirona S, Manager at Riva Beach Club, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Dear Ahmed, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent visit to RIVA. I along with the team were delighted to see you had enjoyed the experience with us. Will pass your praise to Ranny. We sincerely hope to see you...More

Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

So after a lackluster service experience we tried again because the environment and view is great. First we were sat outside in front of a chiller....that blew nothing but even hotter air. After 35 minutes of no service or response we moved inside. And waited....More

Thank Jim U
Mirona S, Manager at Riva Beach Club, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Dear Jim, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent visit to RIVA. We receive a great deal of praise for the food and service we provide, but of course there is room for improvement and we are working hard to...More

Reviewed 6 June 2018

Great Happy Hour deals 12-2pm and 4-8pm! The pool was a bit warm though - really need to sort the chiller outMore

1  Thank emmaralphsmith1234
Mirona S, Manager at Riva Beach Club, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

Dear Emma, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent visit to RIVA. I along with the team were delighted to see you had enjoyed the experience with us. RIVA pool is temperature controlled and we have optimum temperature for this...More

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sally C
5 June 2018|
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Thanks but went there today and it was not chilled at all- was way too warm - like swimming in someone else old bath water. At this time of year in Dubai pools are uncomfortably warm unless they are chilled- I won’t be going... More
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sally C
5 June 2018|
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Response from pauldam | Reviewed this property |
When I was there in March the pool was a comfortable temperature, most pools are heated or cooled in Dubai to suit the climate and particularly the extreme heat at this time of year. I would expect the pool to be chilled at... More
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negaaaarrm
28 March 2018|
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Response from Donnastpierre | Reviewed this property |
Its on Wednesday. 2 for one.
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