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This week we welcome a new set of fun things to do in Dubai. From a new spa to a royal-approved pizza place, here are our top picks to keep you busy in Dubai this week.

Here are six things to do in Dubai.

Sunday February 28

1. Take your pooch to lunch

brunch and cake by the sea

If you and your pooch like the finer things in life, bring them along for lunch at The Pointe. Your pup can accompany you to Brunch & Cake By The Sea, found on Palm Jumeirah. The terrace offers up the perfect atmosphere with delicious food and views of the world-famous fountains.

Brunch & Cake, The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, Tel: (0)4 580 0437. brunchandcake.ae

Monday March 1

2. Be one of the first to explore a new waterpark

@whatsondubaiYou have to check out the new Trident Tower at Atlantis Aquaventure ##tiktokarab ##tiktokuae ##dubai ##palmjumeirah ##waterpark ##slide ##thingstodoindubai♬ original sound – Vito

The new extension of Atlantis Aquaventure opens on March 1, and trust us when we say, it’s well worth checking out. The new area is home to Trident Tower, which brings 12 new slides, one of which is the tallest in the world. There’s now a whopping 105 rides in total at the whole Atlantis Aquaventure, and some are more adrenaline pumping than others.

Atlantis Aquaventure, Atlantis, The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, extension opens March 1, Dhs149 kids, Dhs169 adults. atlantis.com/aquaventure

3. Indulge in a meaty meal

3Fils has teamed up with Meat Melt throughout this month and this week is your final chance to give their collaboration a try. The menu includes salt beef which is infused with 18 different spices and cured over 10 days and later cooked for over 6 hours.

3Fils, Jumeirah Fishing Harbour, Jumeirah, Monday March 1, 12pm onwards. Tel: (0)4 333 4003. 3fils.com

Tuesday March 2

4. Get 25 per cent off treatments at a new spa

The M Spa has just opened at Grand Plaza Mövenpick Media City and to celebrate its offering 25 per cent off all treatments until March 31. The curated menu includes massages, facials, scrubs, wraps, and prenatal treatments. The M Spa comprises of five unisex and multipurpose treatment rooms, separate changing facilities for men and women, a state-of-the-art gym, an outdoor pool, and sauna and steam rooms.

The M Spa, Grand Plaza Movenpick, Dubai Media City, daily 10am to 10pm, 25 per cent off. Tel: (0)54 525 7720. themspa.ae

5. Enjoy a menu cooked by Heinz Beck

Heinz Beck in Dubai

Acclaimed chef Heinz Beck is in town, joining the kitchen in his restaurant Social by Heinz Beck at Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah. Diners will have the choice of five or seven courses. You’ll also have the chance to meet the man himself, as he presents his stunning new creations. The five-course set menu is priced at Dhs600 per person, and the seven-course menu costs Dhs800 a head.

Social by Heinz Beck, Walford Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah, 7pm onwards March 1 to 4, Dhs600 for 5 courses, Dhs800 for 7 courses. Tel: (04) 818 2222. Email: dxbpd.restaurants@waldorfastoria.com@socialbyheinzbeck

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Wednesday March 3

6. Dine at a royal-approved eatery


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Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai was snapped dining ata boundary-pushing Afghani eatery this week. Gudee Pizza and Cafe offers some of Dubai’s most creative pizza combinations, from truffle mac ‘n’ cheese to za’atar and burrata pizza, as well as a three-in-one, which presents a trio of flavours in one handy pie.

Gudee Pizza & Cafe, Podium Level, Gate Avenue, DIFC, daily 10am to 11.30pm. Tel: (0)50 822 2329. @gudeepizzacafe