Have an old-school shave and take a trip on a wonder bus
Time Out Dubai staff
Take a trip on a Wonder Bus: These bright yellow buses can travel on land and in water. See the city’s sights from an entirely different perspective today. Dhs140 per person. Times vary. BurJuman, Bur Dubai, www.wonderbustours.net (04 359 5656).
Go for an old-school razor-sharp shave: There’s nothing like a close barbershop shave (if you’re brave enough). 1847 also offers manly manicures and haircuts. From Dhs100. Open daily 9am-10pm. Emirates Towers Boulevard, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 330 1847).
Ladies drink for free: A new ladies’ night has just launched at Dubai Marina Yacht Club, offering three free drinks for ladies plus a view of the beautiful marina. Bliss. Free. 8pm. Dubai Marina Yacht Club (04 362 7900).
Five summer spa packages:Retreat Spa at the Grosvenor House is offering five spa specials over the hot months. We’ll be trying the 90-minute Unwind, which involves a back and scalp massage and a facial for Dhs550. Until August 31. Grosvenor House, Dubai Marina (04 399 8888).
Fool around at Fun City: Book the little monkeys in for some serious fun and games. Fun City at Oasis Centre has everything you need to keep the tykes amused for hours, while you enjoy a relaxing shop and a cup of coffee. Withtwo separate areas, one for children aged one to seven, and another for kids aged under 15, you can also be assured that the play won’t get too rough-and-tumble. Sun-Wed Dhs20-25 per hour; Thu-Sat Dhs25-30. Open Sun-Thu 10am-10pm, Fri-Sat 10am-midnight. Fun City, Oasis Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.funcity.ae (04 339 7782).