Try a Thai massage: Feeling tense? Head to Thai Privilege Spa, where you can experience a relaxing massage followed by stretching to loosen the joints and click everything into the right place. Dhs350 for one hour. Open daily 10am-10pm. Thai Privilege Spa, Al Wasl Road (04 348 9679).
Mum’s night offf:
Mums can escape the kitchen and feed tiny terrors for free at Blue Orange, Spice Emporium, Hunters, Waves or Barasti restaurants. One child under 12 free per one paying adult. Prices vary. From 7pm. The Westin Dubai and Le Meridien Mina Seyahi (04 511 7136).
Enjoy a Colombian dance performance:
Dubai-based Colombian dance group Piso Caliente will perform a colourful show illustrating different periods in the country’s history. Dhs50 per person, free for under 18s. 7.30pm. The Fridge, Al Quoz 4, www.thefridgedubai.com. Road (04 343 0000).
Chuckle at Funny Girls comedy night: Rotana’s comedy tour returns to Dubai with an all-female line-up featuring comedians from across the globe. Free. 8.30pm-10pm. Nelson’s, Media Rotana(04 435 0000).
Pony up to the polo club for a guided tour: Get a guided tour of the stables at the Arabian Ranches Polo Club. Meet all the long-faced residents, learn about their training and how to care for them – make sure you bring a pocket full of Polo mints or sugar lumps for extra brownie points. After the two-hour tour, enjoy breakfast at Epona Café. Dhs195 (for adults), Dhs100 (for kids aged four to 12). Sat-Thu 8am-10am. Arabian Ranches Polo Club, www.poloclubdubai.com (04 361 7111).