Things to do on January 1:
Start the year with a detox: Kick off 2014 with a detoxifying organic package using fresh ingredients such as mint, strawberries and aloe from De La Mer’s garden. Enjoy a mocha and mint body polish, followed by a mint and coffee detoxifying wrap and massage.
Dhs525 for 120 minutes. Until January 31. De La Mer Day Spa, Villa 783, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 328 2775).
Play freaky glow-in-the-dark golf: Big kids and smaller ones will enjoy the glow-in-the-dark mini golf course at Wafi, which features a slew of asteroids and aliens.
Dhs150 for three people for one round (normal price Dhs225). Wafi Mall. www.teeandputt.com (04 357 3290).
Ease your soul over brunch: A buffet brunch and barbecue to help your weary mind from New Year’s Eve partying takes place at Talk Restaurant and Soul Restaurant & Bar. Dhs222 (soft drinks). Dhs333 (sparkling grape).
Free for children 12 and under. 12.30pm-4pm. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach, Dubai Marina (04 449 8781).
Watch Premier League football: With a host of matches scheduled, footie fans are in for a treat if they head down to laid-back Aussie watering hole Bidi Bondi on the Palm.
Free. 10am-midnight. Bidi Bondi, Shoreline Apartments 1-5, Palm Jumeirah (04 427 0515).
Check out a cool new art show: Paul Wadsworth’s Black Cloth Project is a concept where participants are encouraged to pose with a black cloth before handing the fabric to another volunteer. Each pose is then sketched by the UK artist.
Until January 2. The Majilis Gallery, Al Fahidi, Bur Dubai (04 353 6233).