5 things to do today

Visit Dubai’s newest five-star hotel and enter art competition

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Wednesday 10

Take advantage of discounted pampering: There are four summer deals at Caracalla Spa, including 120 minutes of facial goodness for Dhs850 with a free eye treatment; and a back massage and foot and leg treatment for Dhs800 with a free head and shoulder massage.
Prices vary. Until August 31. Caracalla Spa, Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort, JBR (04 399 5555).

Visit Dubai’s newest five-star hotel: The Asiana Hotel in Deira has just been given five-star status. With a slick 15-metre swimming pool as well as five restaurants, we have our eye on the Ramadan special: Dhs333 per room, including high-speed internet access.
Until August 31. Asiana Hotel, Deira (04 238 7777).

Enter the UAE’s key art competition: The Sheikha Manal Young Artist Awards is now open to entrants, so why not spend this Ramadan creating? By this time next year you could be a renowned artist.

Iftar at Esca: Enjoy iftar amid traditionally inspired architecture and warm Mediterranean hues. The buffet features iftar favourites such as hummus, roast chicken, lamb kabsa and katayaf.
Dhs145. Sunset-midnight. Qamardeen Hotel, Downtown Dubai (04 428 5888).

Visit Media Rotana’s new terrace tent: Unwind with friends post-iftar at this new, air-conditioned tent in the midst of TECOM. Ladies get five free mixed drinks.
Free. 8pm-1am. The Terrace, Media Rotana, TECOM (04 435 0000).

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