The weekend's best Dubai events and other things to do in Dubai this weekend, including deals at Dubai restaurants, bars, spas, cinema and more
Congratulations, you made it through the week and now it's time to relax and enjoy the many wonders Dubai has to offer, from morning until night. So whether it is parties or peaceful places you're after, we have it covered.
Enjoy bottomless tea or coffee and a slice of cake this summer for just Dhs35 at Revo Café on the Palm. Choose between tasty triple decker cakes and giant chocolate chip cookies to accompany your cuppa. Dhs35. Open daily 8am-10pm. Until Aug 31.
Billion*Her ladies’ night is back and now on a Friday night at Billionaire Mansion. Ladies can take advantage of free drinks and canapés, including home-made mini paninis with bresaola, rucola and emmental cheese. Free. Fri 8pm-3am. Ongoing.
Roasts don’t shout summer, but if you can have a dip in the pool after it makes for a great Friday. Round the troops and spend a leisurely afternoon at Raffles’ brunch – starring a roast with all the trimmings, seafood, salads and desserts – and get free access to the hotel’s pool. Kids can get creative with making pizzas and decorating cookies, too. From Dhs235 (soft drinks). Dhs385 (house beverages). Until Sep 30.
Take advantage of Marina views at this classy infinity pool, for a cracking summer offer. You’ll get a full day’s access to Shades’ pool for Dhs150, with Dhs75 credit to spend on food and drinks. Delightful. Dhs150. Sat-Sun 7am-8pm. Until Aug 31.
Staying a little longer is well worth your while here. Not only will you benefit from more time to enjoy one of 293 luxurious rooms, you can also save a few precious dirhams. Stay for three nights or more and you’ll save 15 percent on the cost of your room and get daily breakfast thrown in, too. From Dhs656 per room, per night. Ongoing.
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.