Having hosted none other than A-Lister Will Smith perform alongside his former partner, Jazzy Jeff, as well as gigs from former Starsailor frontman James Walsh, it’s clear Barasti is more than a mere beach bar. Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Umm Suqeim (04 318 1313).
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Enormous luxury Bulgari resort opening in December
Top restaurants, a yacht marina, private beaches, suites and villas all coming to Jumeira Bay
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Eggos and edible Christmas tree lights feature in latest freakshake