Where to keep busy for the next seven days in the Emirates
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1. Social Club At Zero Gravity
Kick your weekend off in style with the Social Club on Thursday nights at Zero Gravity. The beach club’s next Social Club is scheduled for 9 August – a Thursday night of free-flowing drinks upstairs in the cool airconditioned club.
Ladies’ Day is back at Yas Waterworld. Every Sunday until August 26, the park will be open for, and run by, women only. Women can comfortably ride the 40 attractions each week, and male family members under eight years can join them. Ladies’ Day will be run in addition to Ladies Night at Yas Waterworld every Thursday from 6pm-11pm.
INFO: Sundays from 10am-8pm, Yas Waterworld, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, until 26 August, 02 414 2000 , yaswaterworld.com
3. Happy Hour At Turtle Bay Bar & Grill
Turtle Bay Bar & Grill is a popular new hangout in the capital’s Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas. Every Thursday the poolside bar is offering 50 percent off selected mixed drinks (including G&Ts). You know where you’ll find us.
INFO: 7pm-midnight, Thursdays at Turtle Bay Bar & Grill, Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas, 02 697 0000, rotana.com
4. Summer Pampering At N Style
Throughout July, treat yourself to a summer pampering at N Style with the popular nail salon’s Hydrating Package. The package will restore frazzled hair, skin and nails, with three special hydrating treatments. And when you book all three, you will receive a complimentary de-stressing Aromatherapy massage on your next visit.
For stunning skyline views, make a beeline to La Ville Hotel & Suites in City Walk, and enjoy a special summer pool day pass deal. Throughout the summer, pay Dhs100 from Sunday to Thursday and Dhs150 on Fridays and Saturdays, for a full-day pool pass, with complimentary infused water and a towel.
Guy Fieri’s Kitchen & Bar and Dine-in Cinema by Reel Cinemas at Jebel Ali Recreation Club has launched the perfect dinner and a movie date night option. You and your partner can enjoy a delish meal prepared at the celebrity chef’s restaurant with a few drinks every Sunday night. For Dhs350 per person, you will receive cinema tickets, as well as two drinks, two starters, two mains and a sharing dessert. That’s your next date sorted, then.
INFO: Dhs350 per person, Guy Fieri’s Kitchen & Bar and Dine-in Cinema by Reel Cinemas, Jebel Ali Recreation Club, reelcinemas.ae
7. Coming Soon: All You Can Eat Dim Sum
In August you can look forward to all-you-can-eat dim sum every Saturday, for Dhs119, with the Keep ‘Em Coming deal at Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre’s Long Yin. Expect to tuck into all of your favourite steamed and fried Chinese dumplings, with 25 percent off selected hops.
INFO: Dhs119, Saturdays throughout August at Long Yin, Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, 04 702 2447, lemeridien-dubai.com