Fully redeemable pool day, a fun-filled summer camp and Bastille Day celebrations…

It’s a four day week, and if you’re looking for things to do in Dubai you’re in the right place. We’ve got new tasting menus, fully redeemable pool days, summer camps and a new ladies’ night to try.

Here’s 6 awesome things to do in Dubai this week.

Tuesday July 12

Soak up the sun at a fully redeemable pool day

Sit back, relax and soak up the sun at Neptune Pool and Bar, where this summer guests can enjoy a day dipping between sun loungers and the temperature-controlled pool with beautiful Ain Dubai views. Best of all, you’ll get the fully entry price (Dhs280 weekdays, Dhs380 weekends) back to spend on food and drink.

Neptune Pool and Bar, Caesars Palace Dubai, Bluewaters, daily 8.30am to 7pm. Tel: (04) 556 6666, caesars.com/dubai

Take the little ones to a fun-filled summer camp


School may be out for summer, but there’s still plenty of ways to keep the little ones entertained and engaged this summer. At Tr88house, the dining and entertainment destination on Bluewaters Island, there’s a unique summer camp every day until August 26, with full day and half day options available. From cooking classes to sports and arts and crafts, in addition to the glow-in-the-dark mini golf, the bioluminescent laser tag jungle, the trampoline park, and the soft play haven, Tr88house has something for children of all ages.

Tr88house, Bluewaters Island, off Dubai Marina, 9am to 5pm daily, from Dhs225. Tel: (04) 355 8888, tr88house.com

Wednesday July 13

Get bendy at a full moon yoga class

Continuing its mission to teach us all a little self-love, Blended is launching full moon yoga classes this Wednesday. Priced at Dhs150 per person, the one-hour class will take place at 6.30pm on the Blended Fit terrace, with instructor Lara guiding budding yogis through a gentle hatha flow class. Hang around afterwards for a selection of nourishing, complimentary refreshments.

Blended Wellness, Dukes The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, 6.30pm to 8pm, Wednesdays, Dhs150. Tel: (058) 567 6718, blendedwellness.com

Tuck into a top tasting menu

MODUB - Netsu Japanese Steakhouse

The Warayaki-style Japanese steakhouse in Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai is offering a new tasting menu this summer to enjoy the very best of Netsu’s signature dishes. The four-course menu designed by chef Ross Shonhan includes 8 signature dishes, such as salmon and avocado shiso tacos, Korean fried chicken and mango kakigori mochi and is priced at Dhs350 per person. There’s an option to upgrade to a sake pairing curated by  in-house Sake Sommelier, Sourav Dutta for an additional Dhs100.

Netsu, Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai, 6.30pm to 11.30pm, Mon to Thurs until August 31, Dhs350 food only, Dhs450 with sake pairing. Tel: (04) 777 2232, mandarinoriental.com

Thursday July 14

Gather your ladies’ night squad for a sultry evening out

Glamorous dinner and a show experience, Taikun, has moved to a brand new location in Habtoor City, and it’s launching a new ladies’ night called XO Confidential this Thursday. For Dhs250, you’ll be treated to a set menu of Taikun’s signature sharing dishes plus five drinks from a selection of wine, house spirits, and two blended cocktails. It’s all served up to Taikun’s expertly choreographed dance and acrobatics show.

Taikun, Level 44, Hilton Al Habtoor City, 8pm to late, Thursdays, Dhs250. Tel:(050) 307 0941, taikundubai.com

Celebrate Bastille Day at a sweet French restaurant

first collection village bistro

Inspired by the laid-back restaurants of Southern France, Village Bistro at The First Collection JVC is a fun spot to mark the National Day of France this week. The restaurant is putting on a special wine and cheese night, with a selection of French cheeses and wine priced at Dhs120.

Village Bistro, The First Collection JVC, Jumeirah Village Circle, 7pm to 10pm, Thursday July 14, Dhs120. Tel: (04) 275 6621, thefirstcollection.ae