8 things to do in Dubai this week
Outdoor cinema, a new ladies’ day deal, Fashion Forward and al fresco fitness…
From start to finish, this week is all about getting creative. We’ve got a dreamcatcher workshop, Hatha yoga at one of our favourite outdoor spots, and the return of the ultimate trendsetter event, Fashion Forward.
Plus, we’ve got new dinner deals, ladies’ nights and a party spot launching a new event you won’t want to miss.
Here are eight things to do in Dubai this week…
Sunday October 22
1. Cool off at the launch of a new ladies’ day
After their daily ladies’ day offer over the summer, Nasimi Beach is back to a one-day event, but it looks like it’s going to be a goodie. Partnering with SIN events, from 12pm to 4pm ladies can enjoy complimentary pool and beach access, free-flowing beverages for four hours, and a choice from a selection of a lunch dishes for Dhs99.
Atlantis, Palm Jumeirah, 12pm to 4pm, Dhs99. Tel: (04) 426 2626. More info on website
2. Dine and make dreamcatchers at Muchachas
One of Turquoise boutique’s most popular workshops returns to Muchachas Mexican Cantina tonight, with a three-hour dinner and dreamcatcher workshop. It’s Dhs250 with mocktails, or Dhs260 with margaritas, and lasts around three hours.
Muchachas Mexican Cantina, Holiday Inn Express, Safa Park, 7pm to 10pm, Dhs250 with mocktails, Dhs260 with Margaritas. Tel: (056) 327 8244. More info on Facebook
Monday October 23
3. Get dinner for two for Dhs246
Couqley, the cosy French bistro in JLT, has launched Moules Frites Mondays, that are all about the mussels. Guests can choose two portions of ‘Moules Frites’ (mussels and fries), a bottle of wine, and dessert of your choice for Dhs299. The same offer can also be availed without wine for Dhs246.
Cluster A, JLT, daily noon to 2am, fromDhs246. Tel: (04) 514 9339. More info on Facebook
4. Find your zen at rooftop yoga
There’s a beginners’ Hatha yoga class every Monday at the pool deck of Sofitel Downtown Dubai. The hour-long class is a mix of stretching, breathing and basic Hatha yoga, completed while enjoying some of Downtown’s most enviable views of the Burj Khalifa. Mats are provided and classes are Dhs70.
5th floor pool deck, Sofitel Dubai Downtown, 6.30pm to 7.30pm, Dhs70. Tel (04) 503 6666. More info on Facebook
Tuesday October 24
5. Fuel your fitness
As part of The Dubai Fitness Challenge, Golden Mile Galleria is running a one month Fitness Festival with Fitness First, Yoga La Vie, Little Gladiators and the Ripe Market to bring you a bunch of exciting fitness-based events. There’s something for everyone, including the chance to work out with Australian personal trainer and Instagram star, Kayla Itsines (find out more here).
Golden Mile Galleria, Palm Jumeirah, various times and prices, until Nov 11. Tel: (04) 390 3333. More info on Facebook
6. Watch Wonder Woman Al Fresco
Outdoor Cinema Dubai is back and this week they’ve paired up with Urban Entertainment to host a screening at The Backyard in The Steigenberger Hotel, Business Bay. This week, you can catch Wonder Woman on the big screen from 8pm.
Steigenberger Hotel, Business Bay, 8pm onwards, Dhs75. Tel (050) 213 5816. More info on Facebook
Wednesday October 25
7. See a show at Fashion Forward
8. Bring in the weekend early with a brand new night
This Wednesday, international party brand Candypants launches its first club night in Dubai at the brand new JBR haunt Inner City Zoo. Expect shots-shows, sparklers and a glitzy party atmosphere. Plus, be one of the first 150 girls to check-in on social media and on arrival you’ll receive three complimentary beverages.
Inner City Zoo, Rixos Premium, JBR, Wednesday, 11pm to 3am. Tel: (058) 867 5357. More info on Facebook