Beach, pool, spa and lunch at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray Now this is a deal! Escape the heat this summer with Jumeirah Zabeel Saray’s summer daycation bundle. Beach and pool access, a 45-minute Turkish hammam experience or 45-minute sultan’s massage treatment, an international set lunch at Sultan’s Lounge Private Dining Room and leisure experiences from sunrise to sunset. Dhs590 per person. Until Aug 31. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray Hotel, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0000).
Cabana and British Brunch at Urban Picnic The popular Urban Picnic brunch at Vida Downtown is continuing this summer with its Best of the Brits brunch. Consume classic British dishes, like fish and chips and shepherd’s pie, while an extra Dhs100 will get you a private cabana booking by the pool. From Dhs295. Fridays, ongoing from Aug 18, 1pm-5pm. Vida Downtown, Downtown Dubai (04 428 6888).
Cantonese brunch and complimentary pool access at Hikina Capture some Cantonese-style cuisine at Hikina’s Friday brunch at Lapita Dubai Parks and Resorts, and get complimentary pool access for the afternoon. Indulge in a spread featuring a dedicated appetizer station, assorted dimsums, bao pockets and desserts. Fri, ongoing, 12.30pm-4pm. Lapita Dubai Parks and Resorts, Jebel Ali (04 810 9999).
Daycation deal at The Dek on 8 In need of a refresh but not enough holiday? Media One Hotel is here to help. Every day (yes, even weekends), The Dek on 8 is offering up a daycation pass for just Dhs75. It includes pool access and a towel, and best of all, that Dhs75 entry fee can be redeemed for food and drinks. What a way to spend a day. Dhs75. Daily 7am-7pm. Ongoing. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).
Daycation with pool access and hotel room at La Ville Hotel & Suites Cool down as the temperature rises with a special pool day package at La Ville Hotel & Suites in City Walk. Chill at the rooftop pool with guaranteed sunbeds, a healthy breakfast buffet available at a special rate with a Deluxe hotel room included for the day, plus access to all of the hotel facilities between 10am and 6pm. Guests can also get a special rate for extending to an overnight stay. The deal applies for two adults and up to two kids. From Dhs400. Until Aug 31. City Walk, Al Safa Street (04 403 3111).
Dip and dine at Shades Take advantage of a full day’s access to Shades’ infinity pool for Dhs150, and get Dhs75 credit to spend on food and drinks. Dhs150. Sat-Sun 7am-8pm. Until August 31.Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7777).
Drop the kids off for the day at Bounce Bag the kids a discounted day and week pass to Bounce Dubai in Al Quoz. Days passes include the Bounce Mini Olympics (featuring capture the flag, balloon popping challenges and races), before wall running, parkour, air bag jumps, trampoline basketball and the afternoon awards ceremony - all with lunch included. Dhs180 (day pass), Dhs745 (Sunday-Thursday week pass). Bounce Dubai, Al Quoz (04 321 1400). Dhs100 ladies’ beach day at Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina has launched a new Ladies’ Beach Day to help you and a group of your best girl pals kick off the week, with a special rate of Dhs100 for women and Dhs50 for kids. As well as access to the beach and pool, there’s 25 percent off food and selected drinks at the Pool Bar, Horizon and Gourmet by Kcal, plus 40 percent of Heavenly Spa treatments and 50 percent off stand-up paddleboard rentals. Dhs100 (ladies), Dhs50 (kids). Until Sep 30. King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street (04 399 3333).
Dhs145 passes to Legoland Water Park There’s a fantastic deal at the UAE’s first water park designed especially for kids. Instead of the usual Dhs295 per person, the summer sees a greater than half-price deal, with passes costing just Dhs145 per person until Thursday August 31. Dhs145 per person. Until Aug 31. Dubai Parks And Resorts, Jebel Ali (04 820 0000).
Dhs195 entry to Dubai Parks And Resorts Enjoy a rate of Dhs145 per park or a one-day-two-parks rate of Dhs195 per person until Thursday August 31. So head over to Dubai Parks And Resorts, and gain entry to Bollywood Parks Dubai, motiongate Dubai and Legoland Dubai, all bundled up. To put that into context, the cheapest entry ticket outside of summer is usually Dhs295 each per park. From Dhs195 per person. Until Aug 31. Jebel Ali (04 820 0000).
Dhs299 beach day Anantara The Palm Dubai Beach and pool passes are one of the most popular ways to relax in the city, but when they can cost up to Dhs500 at some five-star resorts, it’s not an option for every weekend. Enter Anantara’s new Dhs299 summer deal, available Saturday to Thursday every week until the end of July. Brave the heat and you will be fully rewarded with access to the hotel’s private beach and epic lagoon pools, plus a set menu lunch at the oh-so-relaxed, waterside Beach House restaurant. Dhs299. Sat-Thu 10am-6pm. Until Jul 31. Palm Jumeirah (04 567 8304). Drift away in a personal cabana at Jumeirah Beach Hotel Stay cool and drift away with your own personal floating cabana at Jumeirah Beach Hotel. Get refreshments and cold towels delivered by a butler and make the experience extra special. Dhs100 per hour. Daily, until Sat Sep 30, 10am-6pm. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Umm Suqeim (04 406 8800).
Escape the city at Qasr Al Sultan It is possible to escape city life, while staying in Dubai for the day. Head over to Qasr Al Sultan, explore the traditional souq or the region’s history at Dukan Zaman, with an unlimited dinner included in the temperature-controlled outdoor courtyard for Dhs250 per person. Dhs250 per person. Until Sat Sep 30. Qasr Al Sultan (800 785 826).
Free pool access for ladies at Nasimi Beach all summer The Atlantis The Palm beach club is back and has relocated poolside for the summer months. The best bit? Ladies can get access to the pool all summer long completely free of charge. That’s free sun lounger and pool access, seven days a week. On top of that are a range of food and beverage deals, including a Dhs150 offer for a bottle of bubbly as well as lunch platters of sushi, calamari and mini shish wraps, available on weekdays between noon and 6pm. There’s also a daily sundowner happy hour between 5pm and 7pm in the week and between 6pm and 8pm on Friday and Saturday – offering up buy one, get one free on selected drinks. For guys, it is Dhs150 entry on weekdays and Dhs250 on weekends, but that total is redeemable against food and beverage. Prices vary. Daily from 12.30pm-11.30pm. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
Get away for a pool day with Raffles Dubai Sit back and chill while enjoying stunning panoramic views of the city skyline at Raffles Dubai’s swimming pool. Take a dip or soak up the sun. There’s also a swim-up bar. All-day access is just Dhs150, including two drinks. Sounds like a good reason to take a day off to us… Dhs150 per person (including two house beverages). Daily 9am-7pm. Until Sep 30. Oud Metha (04 324 8888).
Greet the sun at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray Enjoy a yoga class under the early morning sun on this Palm Jumeirah private beach, with a 60-minute class to calm and rejuvenate your mind, body and soul. Then enjoy a healthy breakfast and experience a 60-minute Green Tea Hammam, with further access to Talise Ottoman Spa facilities. Dhs595 per person. Thu, ongoing, from 8.30am. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0455).
Have a lazy Monday at Nikki Beach This brilliant daycation bundle will see you spend one whole Monday at Nikki Beach for Dhs150 per person. Included in the package are six complimentary selected beverages and bites from the Soul Lounge terrace menu, a whopping 50 percent off massage treatments, plus live music from 4pm-9pm. If you want to make a night of it, get a 50 percent discount on room rates and bag yourself Dhs200 of food and beverage vouchers. Dhs150 per person. Nikki Beach, Pearl Jumeirah (04 376 6000).
High tea followed by sundowners on the Palm Jumeirah Harking back to the Waldorf New York’s renowned Peacock Alley, the Waldorf Astoria Palm Jumeirah is bringing the concept of high tea to Dubai with its Indulgent Saturday offer. Enjoy a series of savoury and sweet canapés and a bespoke tea trolley during the afternoon. As the sun sets, enjoy a range of mixed drinks accompanied by smooth resident band Soul Groove Trio with stunning views out from Palm Jumeirah. Dhs185 per person (tea and coffee), Dhs295 per person (bubbles and mixed drinks). Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jumeirah, (04 818 2222).
Lazy, poolside Saturday brunch at 3in1 Spend a lazy Saturday afternoon hanging out in a cabana, picking at an unlimited buffet. Vida Downtown’s 3in1 Saturdaze Brunch will feature a super affordable buffet and detoxing juice bar, while an extra Dhs11 will get you a private cabana by the pool. From Dhs139. Saturday, ongoing, 11am-3pm. Vida Downtown, Downtown Dubai (04 428 6888)
Mini golf, pool and brunch for Dhs255 at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club Fans of brunch, swimming pools and hitting golf balls through windmills are in luck, because Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club has just launched a cracking offer just in time for summer. From Friday June 30, get your hands on a round of mini golf, a pool day AND brunch at the Legends restaurant all for Dhs175 (soft drinks), or Dhs255 (house beverages). The offer runs on Fridays and Saturdays between noon and 3.30pm, with an evening session also available on Friday from 7pm to 10.30pm. Pool access and mini golf can be enjoyed before or after the three-and-a-half brunch session. From Dhs175. Fri noon-3.30pm and 7pm-10.30pm, Sat noon-3.30pm. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira (04 295 6000).
Or make the most of four day passes to Aquaventure Dubai residents can get hold of massive day packages, with savings of up to Dhs170 per person available. All packages include day access to Aquaventure and The Lost Chambers, as well as a meal deal at Barracuda or Shark Bites inside the waterpark. The basic package comes in at just Dhs250 per person, and Dhs225 for kids. From Dhs250. Jul 3 – Aug 24. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, http://www.atlantisthepalm.com/special-offers/aquaventure-summer (04 426 2000)
Pool and brunch access at Raffles Dubai From Saturday July 1, round up the family and spend a leisurely afternoon at Raffles’ Friday Brunch – starring the famous Raffles roast with trimmings, fresh seafood, salads and desserts – and get free access to the hotel’s pool. Kids can get creative with Raffles’ chefs, making pizzas and decorating cookies. From Dhs235 (soft drinks). Jul 1 to Sep 30. Oud Metha (04 324 8888).
Pool and lunch deal at Purobeach Urban Oasis The private pool is surrounded by lush greenery and cocoon beds, with a bar serving up drinks and tasty nibbles all afternoon. There’s also the option to upgrade your experience, for while Dhs99 will get you in, Dhs199 will get you soft drinks and lunch, too. Dhs99 (pool access only), From Dhs199 (soft drinks and lunch). Fri 10am-7pm. Until Sep 4. Conrad Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 444 7111).
Pool and spa day at Jumeirah Beach Hotel After a morning of fun at the pool, relax at the Talise Spa at Jumeirah Beach Hotel. Spend a few hours treating yourself to a massage, sauna, hot tub, steam room and plunge pool. From Dhs325, ongoing. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Umm Suqeim (04 406 8800).
Pool day, spa and unlimited food at Pai Thai Dubai’s very own Pai Thai has put together a day-long experience to give guests a taste of South East Asia. For Dhs395 per person, the all-day bundle offers up an all-you-can-eat feast of classic Thai dishes. When you’re getting ready to recline into a food coma, mosey on over to cool off in the temperature-controlled pools or top up your tan on the private white beach adjoining the Madinat Jumeirah.This brilliant daycation bundle runs every Friday and Saturday from July 1 until September 2. It’s pre-book only so call ahead and don’t miss out. Dhs395 per person. Sat July 1 - Sat Sep 2. Pai Thai, Madinat Jumeirah (04 432 3232).
Take a beach and spa daycation at Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah Combine a chilled day at the beach with a 30-minute cooling spa treatment at the Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah resort. Take a pre or post-sun skin treatment designed to cool, protect and hydrate the skin, before a relaxing day on the beach with brilliant views of the Arabian Gulf on the Palm Jumeirah. Dhs425 per person. Until 30 Aug 2017. Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jumeirah, (04 818 2222) Take a culinary abra tour Hop on one of Dubai’s iconic water vessel and take a culinary journey through the waterways of Madinat Jumeirah. Stop along the way and dine at three iconic restaurants - The Hide, Zheng He’s and Tortuga. Dhs888 per couple. Until Sat Sep 30. Jumeirah Al Qasr and Jumeirah Mina A’Salam, Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 366 8888).
Dhs150 three-course meals across Dubai Summer at 150, run by Jumeirah Restaurant Group with RoundMenu, launched on Saturday (July 1) and runs until the end of August. Trattoria Toscana, 360°, The Agency, Segreto, Al Nafoorah, Perry & Blackwelders and ET Sushi are all offering up special three-course set menus for the deal. You can book and pay for your meal through RoundMenu’s website or app to take advantage of that excellent summer price. Dhs150. Until Aug 31. Locations across Dubai, www.jumeirah.com.
All-day breakfast at Plantation Restaurant & Terrace Head to this JBR restaurant for a set menu of breakfast items featuring eggs, pancakes, fruit, baked goods and more, at any time of the day, and all for just Dhs49. Dhs49. Daily 24 hours. Ongoing. Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach, The Walk, JBR (04 448 4733).
Business Lunch at Fümé Have one course for Dhs39 or two courses for Dhs72. Can’t resist dessert? Add one and your meal will still cost you just Dhs85. From Dhs39. Sun-Wed noon-3pm. Ongoing. Pier 7, Dubai Marina (04 421 5669).
Curry night at Jekyll & Hyde It’s all about curry every Monday at Jekyll & Hyde. Choose from prawn or chicken tikka masala, lamb rogan josh or roasted cauliflower katsu, all served with a half portion of both rice and chips. Dhs99. Mon 5pm-midnight. Ongoing. Al Fattan Currency House, DIFC (04 343 5518).
Crabtastic at Dunes Café Enjoy crab cooked in a variety of ways every Wednesday evening. Dhs255 (soft drinks). Wed 9pm-midnight. Ongoing. Shangri-La Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).
Early supper at Marina Social Book in for a bargain early supper of Marina Social classics every day except Sunday. Dhs150 (two courses), Dhs195 (three courses). Mon-Sat 7pm-9pm. Ongoing. InterContinental Dubai Marina (04 446 6664).
Family pool access and meal at The Restaurant Saturdays are made for families and The Restaurant at Address Boulevard is offering up a fantastic deal for families of four. Parents and two kids under ten can enjoy a set menu composed of classic dishes, as well as three hours of pool access for just Dhs350 for the whole family. Dhs350 per family. Sat 1pm-4pm. Address Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (04 561 8888).
Get 25 percent off with MasterCard at Atlantis Dubai residents holding a MasterCard can get 25 percent off the entire bill at all at Atlantis The Palm restaurants this summer. Visit Seafire, Nobu, Bread Street Kitchen, Ronda Locatelli, Ossiano, Ayamna and Yuan, as well as smaller eateries including TBJ burger joint, Shawafel, Asia Republic and Nasimi Beach. No more than eight people per table booking, though, so choose your mates wisely. And don’t forget to request the discount from your waiter, because it won’t be granted automatically. Prices and opening times vary depending on restaurant. Until Oct 15. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2000).
Grab mixed drinks and bites at Rüya A summer special package at this classy establishment features three mixed drinks plus three bites handpicked by the chef for Dhs175 per person; available daily from 6pm to 8pm. From 11pm onwards, guests can enjoy mixed drinks crafted by mixologists for Dhs25 each. Daily. Grosvenor House, Al Sufouh Road (04 399 9123).
Kids eat for Free at Armani Hotel If you you haven’t introduced your little ones to fine dining due to the cost (or if they already have a taste for octopus and foie gras), save your dirhams and take your family out for dinner at Armani/Ristorante, Armani/Amal or Armani/Mediterraneo. Kids under ten can dine for free with paying adults. Armani/Deli is offering the same deal for both lunch and dinner. Two kids per paying adult. Lowest-value meal free. Until Sep 30. Armani Hotel Dubai, Burj Khalifa (04 888 3666).
Lion’s Share at Hunters Room & Grill Choose from a meat-centric menu of signature starters and mains, including beef tartare with quail’s egg and mini steak pies and barbecue ribs, with desserts such as black forest cheesecake to finish. Dhs250 (food only). Sun 6pm-10.45pm. Ongoing. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street (04 511 7373).
Look over the Dubai Marina at Tamanya Terrace The summer tent at Tamanya Terrace up at the Radisson Blu in Media City is open, and is celebrating the season with a pretty compelling offer. Between Sunday and Thursday, every week until September 29, you can recline with stunning Dubai Marina vistas and two-for-one selected mixed drinks. What’s more, you can get a 30 percent discount off the total bill, and selected bottles of premium drinks are available for Dhs475 per bottle. Until Fri Sep 29. Radisson Blu Hotel West Tower, Dubai Media City (04 366 9131).
Maki Mondays at Waka Popular Peruvian-Nikkei fusion restaurant in Business Bay, Waka, has launched a brilliant new offering for in time for summer. Maki Mondays is offering up unlimited maki rolls, along with a glass of grape for Dhs150. Dhs150. Monday, ongoing, 8pm-10pm. Waka, The Oberoi, Business Bay (04 444 1455).
Meat-free Mondays at Baker & Spice Enjoy a variety of dishes including pea and mint pappardelle and cheesy polenta. Dhs79 (two courses). Mon 6.30pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Town Centre Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 297 5797).
Miss Wáng #MeetMeOut Hotfoot it down to Miss Wáng for #MeetMeOut, where you’ll get 50 percent off drinks. You’ll also get to choose three dishes for just Dhs99. Prices vary. Daily 6pm-9pm. Ongoing. Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (04 501 2567). Steak dinner for Dhs219 at JB’s Gastropub Butcher’s Block is a brand-new night in JBR, featuring, funnily enough, a butcher’s block serving up a variety of cuts and types of meat together with complementing sides and condiments. Perfect for those who have a soft spot for the meat sweats. From Dhs219. Tue 7pm-10pm. Ongoing. Amwaj Rotana, The Walk, JBR (04 428 2000).
Social Club at Reform Social & Grill A two-hour package of British bites (such as roast potatoes and gravy), plus drinks and ’90s music, get your weekend started. Dhs199. Thu 6pm-8pm. Ongoing. The Lakes, Emirates Living (04 454 2638).
Thai feast at Pai Thai Pai Thai has an idyllic weekend offer for you this summer. For Dhs395, you get to enjoy the all-you-can-eat Feast of Xahar, featuring classic Thai curries and more. There’s also a sunbed for you pre- or post-lunch at Madinat Jumeirah’s private beach, plus access to the temperature-controlled pools. Stunning views of the Arabian Gulf and Burj Al Arab also guaranteed. Oh, and you get Dhs230 off a Dhs550 Thai Massage at Talise Spa, Madinat Jumeirah, too, to be used during the week. Sign us up. Dhs395. Fri-Sat 8am-sunset (lunch 12.30pm-3.30pm). Until Sep 2.
Thai Journey at Spice Emporium Taste Thai favourites including noodles and curries every Wednesday. Dhs179. Wed 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street (04 511 7373).
Japanese restaurant Benihana at the Amwaj Rotana in JBR is putting on a range of packages over summer to make the warm nights fly by. Kuidaore, literally translated to “eat until you drop”, Iikanji, meaning “cool” and Hiro offer different options ranging from unlimited sushi to generous buffets. From Dhs219. Tue, Wed and Sat, times vary. Until Jun 30. Amwaj Rotana, The Walk, JBR (04 428 2000).
Unlimited pizza at Ricetta Eat as much Italian pizza as you can handle. The unlimited deal comes with a bottle of selected hops for just Dhs120. Dhs120. Daily noon-3pm, 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. Four Points by Sheraton Bur Dubai (04 397 7444).
The new Apero Menu at this French-style bistro in JLT features dishes such as foie gras canapés (Dhs39), tapenade with baguette chips (Dhs29), calamari with an Asian dipping sauce (Dhs33), spinach and cream dip (Dhs33), mini burgers (Dhs39) and a bargain soup of the day (Dhs9), among others. Apero menu available 4pm-8pm. Ongoing. Cluster A, JLT (04 514 9339).
Weekend roast at The Scene For a taste of Blighty head to The Scene in Dubai Marina for a traditional roast dinner. Choose from beef, chicken, lamb or nut loaf, with all the trimmings, including Yorkshire puddings (of course). Dhs119. Fri-Sun noon-midnight. Ongoing. Pier 7, Dubai Marina (04 422 2328).
Weekday lunch offer at folly by Nick & Scott Madinat Jumeirah eatery folly by Nick & Scott is offering a special weekday lunch deal with dishes including the famous monkfish cheeks, guinea fowl, sea bass and veal tongue (pictured). Dhs90 (two courses), Dhs110 (three courses). Sun-Thu noon-2.30pm. Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 430 8535).
Wild Thing brunch at Barasti Dubai institution Barasti has launched a Saturday brunch for summer. Housed in its summer tent, the popular beach club’s “Wild Thing” brunch has a distinctly jungle feel, with tropical décor and fun vibe. Food-wise you can expect a buffet-style offering, with dishes coming from well-known food trucks including gourmet burger vendor Buns & Cows. Plus, if you’re a lady, you’ll get in at a reduced rate. Either way, coming in at under Dhs260 it sounds like a pretty good deal to us. Dhs175 (ladies), Dhs250 (gents). Sat 2pm-5pm. Until Sep 30. Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street (04 318 1313).
Dhs1,995 golf package at The Els Club The Butch Harmon School of Golf and The Els Club have teamed up for an affordable learner package for you to hone your swing. With prices starting from Dhs1,995, golfers get unlimited access to the driving range, vouchers for full rounds, a nine-hole playing lesson, six golf lessons, a fitness evaluation, programme and session and a ten percent discount on meals. Also, for Dhs4,950 per person, get unlimited golf throughout summer. From Dhs1,995. Until Sep 30. Dubai Sports City (04 425 1000).
Golf lessons from Dhs165 at Arabian Ranches Golf Club The beautiful course, run by Troon Golf, has put together a great learner package for the summer months. Get a 30-minute lesson from as little as Dhs165 for members or Dhs185 for guests, while a five-hour summer package is available from Dhs1,650. Reduced summer rates are now in effect and you can pick up a round of golf from Dhs395 per person or Dhs700 for a couple. Beat the heat by heading out for a quick 18 as the mid-afternoon temperature starts to reduce, or for a 6.30am start. Prices vary. Jun 19-22; Sep 18-21; Sep 25-28, 7.15pm-8.15pm. Arabian Ranches (04 366 4700).
Half-price evening tee times at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club Along with stunning views of the Creek and Downtown Dubai, the thermophiles among you will get stunning discounts at the golf club by playing “Hot Golf”. UAE residents can play for Dhs170 between 10am and 1pm or for Dhs425 before 1pm on the weekend. For those of you who are annoyingly gifted with a golf club, a twilight round teeing off at 4pm comes in at half the price. Alternatively, for Dhs4,750, get unlimited golf along with pool and gym access, special guest rates and 25 percent off food and drinks. From Dhs170 (Hot Golf). Until Sep 30. Deira (04 295 6000).
Reduced rates from Dhs75 at Zorah Golf Club Summer pricing is now in effect at this Ajman club, which has some supremely competitive rates to tempt you into the heat. Packages include a premium summer membership for Dhs2,995, which offers unlimited golf at any time, plus ten percent off merchandise and food and drinks. UAE residents can benefit from weekday rates starting from Dhs75 after 3.30pm, Dhs125 between 2pm and 3.30pm, and Dhs195 earlier than 2pm. On weekends those prices rise slightly to Dhs125 after 3.30, Dhs175 between 2pm and 3.30pm, and Dhs225 before 2pm. That marks a near 50 percent discount on winter rates, so make hay while the sun shines. From Dhs75 per person. Until Sep 30. Al Ittihad Street, Ajman (06 701 4780).
Reduced rates at Emirates Golf Club Summer rates continue until Friday September 15 at this club, where a round on the Majlis Course will set you back Dhs500 all week. On the floodlit Faldo Course, weekday golf comes in at Dhs350, with weekend tee-off times starting at Dhs400. For those seeking cooler climes, evening golf under the lights is available for Dhs450. Unlimited golf comes with the summer membership, where for Dhs6,750 golfers can play either course as often as they like after 1pm on weekends and 2pm on weekdays. Also included is unlimited driving range use, gym and pool membership, seven-day advanced booking, a discounted guest rate of Dhs250, plus 20 percent off food and drinks and ten percent off merchandise. From Dhs350. Until Sep 30. Emirates Living (04 417 9999).
150-minute package for Dhs1,500 at The Spa Bag yourself a two-and-a-half-hour, top-to-toe spa detox ritual at The Spa in Palace Downtown. Beginning with a 30-minute Dead Sea salt scrub, before a full-body wrap containing natural agents and an extensive back massage for women or a volcanic hot stone, deep tissue massage for men. Purifying facials for both men and women conclude the extensive treatment. Dhs1,500. Ongoing. Palace Downtown (04 428 7805).
50 percent off all spa treatments at Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites Reset your body and mind with 50 percent off all treatments between Saturday to Thursday. Treatments range from soothing body scrubs, relaxing massage therapies and revitalizing facials. 50 percent off. Until Aug 31 2017. Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites, Dubai Marina (04 319 4630).
50 percent of all treatments at Saray Spa Al Jaddaf Get half off relaxing treatments at the Saray Spa at the Marriott Hotel Al Jaddaf this summer to leave your body and mind feeling refreshed and recharged. 50 percent off. Until Aug 31 2017. Marriott Hotel Al Jaddaf, Oud Metha Road, Al Jaddaf (04 317 7778).
Hidden away inside the JW Marriott Marquis in Business Bay lies the Saray Spa, something of a health and wellness retreat. Ancient healing techniques and locally sourced natural ingredients are combined to provide guests with a traditionally Arabian spa. Guests can enjoy an exclusive 50 percent off all 60-minute massages. Prices vary. Sun-Thu 9am-11pm. Until Aug 31. JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, Business Bay (047 414 6754).
60-minute body treatment for Dhs390 at Iridium Spa The Retreat from the Heat spa treatment offers the perfect cool down from the searing summer. This 60-minute treatment is a full-body relaxation session beginning with a mist rain shower experience to cool the skin, before a full-body massage with cold stones applied to specific pressure points paired with revitalising essential oils to relax the muscles and knead away those stress knots. Dhs390. Until Aug 31. The St. Regis Dubai, Al Habtoor City (04 435 5500).
Afternoon tea and a spa at Armani Spend your afternoon in an award-winning spa with a 50-minute treatment of your choice, then head to an afternoon tea session at the Armani Lounge featuring a selection of light sandwiches, dolce and cakes, or scones with homemade jams and preserves, all served with either tea or coffee. Dhs690 per person. Armani Hotel Dubai, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3888).
Four massive spa discounts at Sofitel The Palm Enjoy a huge range of discounts on four spa treatments at Sofitel The Palm on Palm Jumeirah this summer. Get at least 40 percent off a 30-minute leg massage (Dhs210), 45-minute facial (Dhs270), 50-minute oriental massage (Dhs300) or a 90-minute bamboo fusion massage (Dhs500). From 210. Sofitel The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 455 5433).
Half price massage at Saray Spa The luxurious spa is offering a 50 percent discount on all 60-minute massages during the week. Fifty percent off. Sun-Thu 9am-10pm. Until August 31. JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Business Bay (04 414 6754).
Hammam treatments from Dhs400 at Willow Stream Spa Fairmont The Palm’s spa is offering a vast array of treatments for the face and body, including massages and hammams, all from just Dhs400. Enjoy from a choice of indoor and outdoor spaces to unwind, as well as a dedicated thermal suite featuring ambient sound and lighting, a large steam area, 13 treatment rooms, couples’ rooms and a traditional Moroccan hammam. From Dhs400. Until Aug 31. Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3545).
Massages from Dhs350 at Raffles Spa Take advantage of reduced summer rates at this five-star hotel’s spa, with selected treatments – such as the Absolute Relaxation Massage, Deep Cleansing Facial and Arabian Nights – starting from just Dhs350. From Dhs350. Until Jul 31. Oud Metha (04 324 8888).
Pool day, spa and lunch or afternoon tea at Palace Downtown One of the better offers on show this summer is over at Palace Downtown, where you can enjoy an entire day at the pool with lunch or afternoon tea upon purchase of a spa offer. For an extra Dhs300, get access to the pool from 6am to 8pm, plus lunch at Ewaan or afternoon tea at Al Bayt. Dhs300. Sat-Thu, ongoing. Palace Downtown, Downtown Dubai (04 428 7805). Spa treatment and free massage at Waldorf Astoria With the summer months and intense heat having a tendency to be quite tough on the skin, the Waldorf Astoria on Palm Jumeirah is running a special summer offer on facials. Book a Blue Diamond or Regenerating Gold Plumping Facial, both of which are designed to rehydrate the skin, stimulate blood flow and remove impurities, and get a complimentary face cleansing balm and a complimentary bespoke massage. Dhs855 per person per treatment. Until July 31 2017. Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jumeirah, (04 818 2222).
Talise Ottoman Spa, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray Guys, it’s time to unwind. Every Wednesday you can enjoy a 45-minute Turkish hammam and 60-minute body massage at the luxurious Talise Ottoman Spa. Plus, you’ll get a gift to take home. Dhs580. Wed from 5pm. Ongoing. Talise Ottoman Spa, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0456). Two-hour spa plus afternoon tea at Palace Downtown If you want to push the boat out a little and really treat yourself, combine a day at the spa with afternoon tea at Palace Downtown. A two-hour pampering session includes a 50-minute massage, a 30-minute body scrub and a 30-minute facial. Continue the indulgence at Al Bayt with afternoon tea where the in-house tea sommelier will recommend specific teas to match the scones, pralines and sandwiches. Dhs1,100. Daily. 9am-10pm. Palace Downtown, Downtown Dubai (04 428 7805). Treat yourself to 30 percent off at Ola Spa Visit Ola Spa at Lapita Dubai and you can enjoy a 30 percent discount on any 60-minute massage. Treatments include the Lomi Lomi Autograph Massage used by Hawaiian healers, a Tarumi Massage, which uses age-old Polynesian techniques or a Pohaku Massage, which combines warmed basalt stones with Tahitian scented monoï oil. Ola, meaning life, health and wellbeing, aims to soothe away the stresses of the working week. Thirty percent off. Daily 9am-10pm. Until Aug 31. Lapita Hotel, Dubai Parks and Resorts, opposite Palm Jebel Ali (04 810 9999).
Discounted spa and complimentary pool access at Marriott Al Forsan Abu Dhabi Head out of town for the day and soak up a serene spa treatment at the Marriott Hotel Al Forsan in Abu Dhabi. Get a 30 percent discount on all treatments from the menu and enjoy a lazy day with complimentary access to the Olympic-sized swimming pool. 30 percent off. Until Sep 10 2017. Marriott Hotel Al Forsan, Abu Dhabi (02 201 4000).
Group discounts at Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi’s Yas Waterworld houses 45 hair-raising rides, including the Dawwama, which is the world’s first hydro-magnetic tornado waterslide. It’s also home to the world’s first interactive water and laser roller coaster, the Bandit Bomber. Usually Dhs250 for adults, a real bargain is to be found when booking in groups of four or more, as any group of friends can get a discounted rate of Dhs185 per person. From Dhs185 per person. Until Dec 31. Yas Island, Abu Dhabi (02 414 2000).
Ras Al Khaimah
Get cool up on Jebel Jais The UAE’s highest mountain peak rises to near 2km above sea level in the Hajar Mountain range. It’s also about ten degrees cooler than sea level, so it’s a great place to cool down a little. Free. Jebel Jais, Hajar Mountain Range, en.rasalkhaimah.ae/things-to-do/jebel-jais-p675781.