Great offers at Elche Retreat: Sign up for a six-month membership package at Elche and get a facial for free. Also during January, buy four of the spa’s products and get a fifth free.
Membership package Dhs4,055. Until January 31. Elche Natural Beauty Retreat, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 349 4942).
Eat healthily in 2012 with Balance Café: Sample Balance Café’s client-specific healthy meal deliveries to keep your new year’s resolution on track.
Dhs90 per day. 8am-9.30pm. Oasis Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 515 4051).
Try your hand at making Nobu sushi: Sushi and tempura-making classes are hosted by the Nobu team, followed by a demonstration of how to make the signature cheesecake and a bubbly lunch. Booking essential.
Dhs1,250 (lesson, three-course lunch, and apron). Daily 11am-2pm. Ongoing. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 0760).
Dance to DJ Bliss: The award-winning DJ plays French-themed night Haute People by Crystal in the club at the top of the Raffles pyramid.
Free. 11pm-3am. Ongoing. People by Crystal, Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (050 297 2097).
Ice skating at Arabian Centre: Glide into 2012 with a few turns on the ice. As one of the newest rinks in town, this well-maintained facility costs just Dhs25 per person for a two-and-a-half-hour session, including skate hire. It’s also made of synthetic ice, which is 10 per cent less slippery than the genuine stuff, and a lot less cold, making it perfect for beginners. Dhs25 per person. Open daily, 9am-10pm.
Ongoing. Arabian Centre, Khawaneej Road, Mirdif (04 284 5555).