We know how tempting it can be to waste your weekends laying around in bed all day, especially after a long day of work. But if you have been doing this for a while (we're not judging), and would like a change of pace, then we're here to give you some great options.
Here's a list of things you can do this weekend:
1. VOGUE POOL PARTY
What's a better way to beat the insane Dubai heat than a pool party? And not just any pool party too, this Vogue party will take you to another level of luxury every Saturday around the infinity pool of Azure beach, at Rixos Premium. Get your best swimsuit on, and dance to chill R&B beats with your friends.
INFO: Tickets start from Dhs200, open every Saturday from 8pm to 1am. Azure Beach, Rixos Premium, JBR. Book you tickets here.
2. FOR THE BEST FAB BRUNCH IN TOWN
Brunch is perfect during the weekends, especially if you end up sleeping in during the day and missing breakfast. Like seriously, weekends mean more sleep, right? Luckily, we found a good brunch deal at W, The Palm that you need to check out. The brunch is open every Friday, and includes unlimited select beverages, bites and pool access. They also offer poolside beds and cabanas if you want to take a dip in the water.
INFO: Dhs395 (per person), cabanas are available for Dhs2,000 for 4 people or more. Palm Sugar Brunch, W The Palm. Click here for reservations.
3. THE WORLD'S LARGEST YACHT PARTY
Get onboard a 220ft mega yacht this weekend and party for 4 hours long! For just Dhs349, you get to have a close-up view of JBR, Dubai Eye, Atlantis, and Burj Al Arab. It's the perfect opportunity to take those Insta-worthy photos. The yacht will leave Pier 7 from 6.30pm and will return to the docks at 10.30pm. Don't miss the chance!
INFO: Dhs349 (per person), from 6.30pm to 10.30pm every Friday. Pier 7, Dubai Marina. Book your tickets here.
4. FREE YOGA CLASS
Don't really feel like partying too hard this weekend? Don't worry, you can also opt to de-stress with yoga at the LC Well DMCC branch. The classes are free of charge, so it's perfect for anyone who wants to try out meditation and counseling sessions. The studio is beautiful as well, with stunning views from the 35th floor that will aid you in your relaxation.
INFO: Free, 9am and 5pm classes available. HDS Business Center, Cluster M. Click here for more info.
5. KRAZY KITCHEN THINGS
If you already plan to go to Dubai Opera for the Disney marathon, then be sure to check out the Krazy Kitchen before that. In collaboration with Virgin Megastore, Magic Phil will be cooking up a storm at the Dubai Opera, on August 23rd from 11.30am – 12.00pm, so make sure to head down there and join the fun!
INFO: Tickets can be purchased at the Virgin Megastore website. August 23 from 11.30am to 12pm, Dubai Opera, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd
6. FOR A SURPRISE-ME TYPE OF DINING EXPERIENCE
Wouldn’t it be exciting not to know what dishes you’re going to get? It’s a fresh concept not many restaurants are doing that ONI is trying out. It’s definitely a must-try if you’re the type to spend a lot of time picking out what to eat. It’ll take place every Friday from 6pm and features Osaka-inspired dishes with a futuristic twist. It’s totally Instagrammable too, with vibrant LED décor covering the venue.
INFO: Every Friday only, 6pm onwards, 2nd Floor Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road. +971 4 4052333, or visit their website.
7. THE DINE AND DANCE VIBE YOU’RE LOOKING FOR
Kick start your weekend with an ultimate party paired with magical Dubai skyline views. You don’t have to wait till’ the clock strikes 12 to have fun, as the dancefloor opens from 9pm-11pm with live DJs on standby, ready to warm up the crowd. For just Dhs149 for ladies and Dhs249 for gents, you can enjoy unlimited drinks and live cooking stations as you move with the beat to set the tone for an unforgettable night.
INFO: Dhs149 (ladies), Dhs249 (gents), 9pm-11pm, FIVE Palm Jumeirah. For enquiries visit www.fivehotelsandresorts.com.