Have a five-star weekend and dance with Claude VonStroke
Time Out Dubai staff
Spend the weekend at a five-star hotel in JBR: UAE nationals and residents can spend two nights at the Mövenpick JBR for Dhs649 per night with breakfast (based on two sharing). You’ll also get 25 per cent off the Friday brunch and Saturday barbecue. Quote WKEND when booking. Offer valid until August 31. Mövenpick Jumeirah Beach, JBR (04 449 8888).
Stay cool at a pool party: Dance, sunbathe and swim (not necessarily in that order) at XL Beach Club, which continues with its pool parties despite the sweltering weather. The secret to such longevity? Outdoor air-con! Only in Dubai... Free. Noon-3am (free drink for ladies before 4pm). Habtoor Grand Beach Resort (056 640 6161).
Dance with Claude VonStroke: This week’s Thursday night headliner at Trilogy is Detroit DJ Claude VonStroke (sadly, not his birth name) who, we’re assured, ‘doesn’t scowl and look mean while he DJs’. Phew. Dhs100 before 11pm; Dhs130 after. 9pm-3am. Trilogy, Souk Madinat Jumeirah (050 624 5751).
Danny Krivit plays Sanctuary: Ultra Raisani presents ‘the legendary’ Danny Krivit for the night’s season closing party. The NYC DJ has established quite a reputation with the dance set. Expect a high-octane night. Dhs150 (men), Dhs100 (ladies). 10pm-3am. Sanctuary, Atlantis, The Palm Jumeirah (04 426 0561), www.timeouttickets.com The hotter it gets, the cheaper your meal at Crowne Plaza: The Crowne Plaza Dubai’s restaurants are offering hot discounts to match the hot weather – the temperature outside is deducted form the final bill as a percentage. Valid at Harvesters, Sakura, Oscars , Western Steakhouse, Al Fresco, Cappuccino’s and Al Dana. Daily noon-8pm. Crowne Plaza Dubai Sheikh Zayed Road (04 331 1111).