8 wonderful things to do in Dubai this week: Nov 27 to 30
End the month in style…
Looking for some things to do in Dubai this week to add to your calendar? There’s plenty, from moonlit yoga to a painting workshop, festive family fun to a one-off cocktail event…
Here are 8 wonderful things to do in Dubai this week:
Monday, November 27
Enjoy a moonlit yoga session
Jump start your week with a candlelit full moon yoga session on the beach at Zero Gravity. Taking place this Monday between 7pm and 8pm, the session is priced at Dhs75 which you can redeem on food and drinks before or after the session. Walk-ins are welcome, just don’t forget to bring your own mat.
Zero Gravity, 7pm to 8pm, Monday November 27, Dhs75 fully redeemable, walk-ins only. Tel: (0)4 399 0009. 0-gravity.ae
Extend the weekend with a fun-filled family day out
This winter season, the popular experiential children’s museum OliOli has created the UAE’s largest miniature winter town. Magical Winterland is a unique installation, featuring more than 700 miniature pieces including animated buildings, scenic landscapes, colourful characters, a model train, a ski slope, and a fun-filled carnival, all nestled in the enchantment of snow-capped mountains. Children can start their journey by collecting their Magical Winterland Explorer booklet and flashlights to document their discoveries– including farmlands characters, beautiful buildings in the city square, joyful winterlanders, friendly pets, and even sunbathing snowmen. Entry to Magical Winterland is included in OliOli’s Standard PLUS ticket, priced at Dhs146 for an adult and a child.
Al Quoz 1, Al Quoz, Sun to Fri 9am to 6pm, Sat 9am to 7pm, Dhs149 for 1 adult and 1 child. Tel: (0)4 702 7300, olioli.ae
Tuesday, November 28
Join a painting workshop for Palestine
Unleash your creativity with this Paint Palestine class at Maiz Tacos JLT in collaboration with Fosc Art. The session is priced at Dhs160, 100 per cent of which will be donated to the Emirates Red Crescent Tarahum for Gaza campaign, which includes dinner as well as all the supplies needed to create your meaningful masterpiece.
Sip among the stars at Galaxy Bar
On Tuesday, November 28, guests can attend an unforgettable cocktail event for the World Class Competition 2024. Award-winning mixologist, Adrian Michalcik will join the Galaxy Bar team to present three seriously impressive cocktails that showcase the elements of light, temperature, and garnishes. Taking place from 8.30pm to 10.30pm, don’t miss this one-off event and see Galaxy Bar transform into a vision of the Northern Lights.
Galaxy Bar, Avli by tashas, Gate Village, DIFC, Tuesday, November 28, from 8.30pm onwards. @galaxybardxb
Wednesday, November 29
Get your Spanish food fix
Foodies, head down to Tagomago and dive into the delicious world of Spanish rice beyond the usual paella with the new weekly event Meloso Wednesdays. It’s all about unlocking the secrets of Arroz Meloso – a creamy delight that combines the dry rice of paella with a soupy caldoso for a moreish, comforting dish. Guests can choose between the shrimp meloso or the short rib meloso, each priced at Dhs190.
Tagomago, Azure Residences, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai. Wednesdays, 12pm to 12.30am. Tel: (0)4 832 6620. @tagomagodubai
Go for (free) after-work drinks
Ladies, we’ve found the perfect antidote to those mid-week blues… Say hello to Qwerty’s new “Office Gossip” ladies’ night, happening every Wednesday from 5pm to 9pm. Get the girl gang back together to enjoy not one, not two but four free drinks, inclusive of selected wines and cocktails, as well as a live DJ.
Thursday, November 30
Treat yourself to a pamper session
In celebration of UAE National Day, Guerlain Spa at One&Only The Palm has an indulgent spa package exclusively designed for the occasion. The 150-minute includes a full body exfoliation, using milk scrub with rice powder for clear and refined skin, followed by a massage with green ice bubbles to boost energy and relieve muscle tension. Lastly, there’s the Ultimate Black Orchid Age Reverse Treatment to finish the pampering session. The Spirit of Joy package is available until December 20 and is priced at Dhs1,600 per person.
Guerlain Spa, One&Only The Palm, West Crescent, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, 10am to 9pm. Tel: (04) 440 1040. oneandonlyresorts.com
Check out this new seaside café
Rise and shine… Brix Café, the sister restaurant of Brix Desserts and 3Fils just a few doors down, has opened its doors at the stunning Jumeirah Fishing Harbour serving up delicious all-day breakfasts, freshly baked goods and desserts. With stunning views overlooking the harbour, guests can tuck into dishes such as buttery scrambled eggs and avocado on a freshly baked croissant roll, sauteéd Brussel sprouts topped with poached egg and oyster mushrooms, asparagus, caramelized onions, parmesan cheese and goat’s cheese, and a breakfast sandwich filled with tender beef pastrami, emmental and mustard mayo.
Brix Cafe, Jumeirah Fishing Harbour, Dubai. Daily 8am to 10pm. Tel:(0)4 548 4322. @brixcafe.ae