7 amazing things to-do in the UAE this week
Pool session at Atlantis
With Dubai’s temperatures on the rise, Atlantis, The Palm is set to become the ultimate summer hotspot with the launch of Summer Pool Sessions @ Atlantis, a brand-new free pool day pass that invites guests to the cool waters of the resorts’ Zero Entry Pool. Yep, enjoy a complimentary sun lounger and pool access all day long! Plus ladies will also receive two complimentary drinks from noon to 3pm. Ah-ma-zing!
INFO: Open daily from 11am, 04 426 1000, atlantisthepalm.com
What She Said Series
W Hotel’s What She Said, a series that celebrates femininity and breaking the glass ceiling, returns to Dubai where fashion takes centre stage in conversations. Featuring Caroline Labouchere, Zayan Ghandour, Safiya Abdullah, Nez Gebreel and Khulood Thani, the fem-centric event will bring together these inspirational women who will share personal stories that continue to play catalyst to the transformation of the fashion and design scene in the region.
INFO: 25 June, SoBe, W Dubai - The Palm. To join, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Luxury daycation deal
Anantara Qasr Al Sarab’s Luxury Resort Lifestyle Day package offers day-use of a Deluxe Garden Room from noon to 9pm, where you can retreat to a wide private garden and admire breathtaking desert views. You’ll also get to enjoy unlimited access to the pool oasis, gym, sauna and steam room, plus a Dhs200 dining credit to use anywhere in the resort on the day.
INFO: Dhs599, valid until 30 September (excluding public holidays and special dates),02 895 8700, qasralsarab.anantara.com
Father’s Day brunch
Celebrate UAE Father’s Day with all the family as The St. Regis Abu Dhabi invites you to a hearty and colourful brunch at the Terrace on the Corniche. Indulge in an infinite selection of the freshest seafood, sushi, foie gras, fine grilled cuts prepared at a live station to your specifications. For this Friday only, families and friends celebrating can receive a complimentary upgrade to the next category package.
INFO: 21 June, Dhs345 (soft drinks), Dhs430 (house beverages), Dhs595 (premium beverages), Fri 21 June, 12.30pm-4pm, 02 694 4553, theterraceonthecorniche.com
Dine Around The Promenade
Curate your own culinary journey at The Promenade, Park Hyatt Dubai. Enjoy a three-course menu with the option to choose each course from any of the three outlets: seventyseventy, The Thai Kitchen and Brasserie du Park.
INFO: Dhs350 (soft beverages), Dhs435 (house beverages). Open daily, 04 602 1814, thepromenadedxb.com
Bubbalicious is back in Abu Dhabi
Raise your glass and treat yourself to a multi cuisine, award-winning Bubbalicious Brunch in the capital! Overlooking a lush green golf course, featuring signature mixologist stations, indulgent food from all around the world including fresh seafood and carving stations, not to mention a dessert table that puts all else to shame, this is a brunch that can’t be missed.
INFO: Dhs336 (soft beverages), Dhs430 (free flowing house and sparkling), Dhs624 (French bubbly), every Friday 12.30pm-4pm, 02 616 9999, fairwaysabudhabi.com
The Meyhane Experience
Enjoy true Anatolian hospitality every Wednesday with Rüya’s new Meyhane Experience sharing menu, specially designed for groups of 3-4. Taking inspiration from the traditions of Turkey, the menu is designed to bring friends and family together to savour a four-course menu allowing guests to sample a variety of Rüya’s signature offerings.
INFO: Dhs750 for four course sharing menu inclusive of Turkish coffee/tea and one bottle of house grape. Every Wed, 6pm-1am, 04 399 9123, ruyadubai.com