Eid is just right around the corner, and we listed down 7 things you NEED to do this August
AN AFTERNOON TEA EXPERIENCE OUTSIDE YOUR COMFORT ZONE
Are you looking for a different high-tea experience and would like to venture out of your comfort zone? Well, you’re in luck, because this afternoon tea at Beluga promises a unique experience. Enjoy a chat with your friends over caviar and tea, where the aroma of freshly brewed herbs mixes with the rich flavours of the ocean. The selection is impressive, with a canvas of smoked salmon and sturgeon shrimps, to name a few. Beluga also serves dessert for a conventional high-tea experience.
INFO: Open daily from 2pm-11pm Sunday to Wednesdays, 2pm-2am Thursdays and Fridays, 12pm-11pm on Saturdays. Mandarin Oriental Jumeirah, firstname.lastname@example.org, 04 340 8882.
WORK THAT BODY AT XFIT
Stay active this summer at XFit’s 3-in-1 concept studio where you get the change your workout routines every day to suit your mood! Their studio, or ‘The Box’ covers three zones: Lift, Box, and Hiit, which gets you sweating in different ways. The Lift studio focuses on weight lifting and gymnastics, while the Hiit studio aims to improve your stamina through high-intensity training. You can also try out their Box studio, great if you want a good challenge.
INFO: From 6am-9pm Sunday to Thursdays and 8am-1pm on weekends. Located in Town Centre, The Springs 2, Dubai. www.uae.fitnessfirstme.com
SWAY TO THE BEAT WITH DJ AQEEL
Looking to spice up your social life this month? Then get your best dance outfit on and groove to the tunes of the ‘Don of Remixes,’ DJ Aqeel, as he electrifies the Club 6 dance floor. Dubai’s top Bollywood DJs, DJ Shadow, and DJ Zhubair will also have you rocking at the event with their sick beats. Buy your tickets in advance, so you don’t miss the high-energy live performance in August.
INFO: Dhs150 (single ticket), Dhs125 per person (if bought with another ticket). Club 6, Dubai World Trade Centre. meraticket.com
KEEP CALM AND STAY CALM
Everyone deserves a little me-time, and there isn’t a better way to pamper yourself than indulging in a relaxing day at the spa. Luckily, you don’t have to break your wallets too, thanks to the Dubai Summer Surprises promos. Waldorf Astoria Hotel is offering a spa package that includes a one-night stay with breakfast, 45 minutes of massage for two, and complimentary use of spa facilities.
INFO: Dubai Palm Jumeirah, to book or find out more about the package, contact 04 818 2222 or email DXBPD.Reservations@waldorfastoria.com.
THE THAI CURRY EXPERIENCE YOU THOUGHT YOU DIDN’T NEED
If you haven’t has a Thai curry recently, you guys are seriously missing out. But don’t worry, at Mango Tree Thai Bistro you’ll get to enjoy a huge selection of delicious curries that originated from 4 different Thai regions. All four curries are cooked to perfection with the freshest ingredients. Plus, there’s meat and vegetable options to suit everyone too. Curry heaven awaits!
INFO: From Dhs49, 5pm-1am Sundays to Thursdays, 12pm-1am on weekends. Hilton Hotel, The Walk. 04 374 7555.
DISNEY MADNESS AT THE DUBAI OPERA
You can binge-watch 48 classic Disney movies in the Dubai Opera this summer, and we’re beyond excited. Unleash your inner kid this August at the film festival where all your Disney faves will be shown on the big screen. Bring along your friends and family for an even better time!
INFO: Dhs40 (kids), Dhs60 (adults), festival pass Dhs295 (kids), Dhs495 (adults). For movie timings, visit their website www.dubaiopera.com
ON LADIES’ NIGHTS, WE WEAR PINK
Grab your girls and head on to SoBe to have the night of your life in the Miami-themed bar. The space is brought to life by the impressive street-art and the electric splashes of neon. The best part? The place is drenched in a soft, pink glow, so it’s perfect for those aesthetic Instagram photos. You also get four complimentary mixed drinks right before you flex your competitive side, with a round of retro arcade games.
INFO: From Dhs35 (for snacks), 4pm-1am Saturday-Tuesday, 4pm-3am Wednesday-Friday. W Dubai, The Palm. 04 245 5555, sobedubai.com