5 Amazing Things To Try Out On The Far End Of The Palm This Week

It will be worth the drive

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Unless you're living on The Palm or anywhere around it (Dubai Marina, JBR etc.), opting for activities there wouldn't be everyone's cup of tea. Especially if we told you you'd have to drive up right to the crescent. Can we hear the moaning already?

But wait...if you do make that effort, there are some pretty fun things to do out there. Here are five that will make your visit worthwhile.

1. A culinary tour of Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Imagine a meal spread over all the restaurants of this opulent beachfront property. You begin at Plaj with a glass of bubbly and some canapés before moving to Indian restaurant Amala for a cold starter. Then you enjoy Turkish mezze at Lalezar followed by hot mezze at Al Nafoorah. Mains will be served at The Rib Room before you're taken to Imperium for a dessert buffet and lastly to the terrace of Sultan's Lounge for tea or coffee. What more could a foodie ask for?

The tour is priced at AED 1,490 per couple and takes place from 7pm to 11pm. For more info: call 04 453 0444.

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2. Daycation at Rixos The Palm Dubai

Staycation season might be over but it's never too late for a daycation. The midweek break involves a 60-minute Turkish hammam or a 60-minute massage, along with access to facilities such as the steam, sauna and Jacuzzi. You can also take a dip in their pool or swim at the private beach. After that, enjoy a meal of Turkish specialties at A La Turca. 

This offer is priced at AED 499 per person and requires advance booking. The offer is not valid on public holidays or special festivals. For more info: call 04 457 5415.

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3. A summer stay at Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa

Okay, if you insist you need a little vacation, then this offer is for you. UAE residents get a 20% discount on the best available rate (including breakfast) if they book their rooms at this upscale resort this summer. That's not all. You also get a 20% discount on all restaurants and lounges, in addition to a 2-for-1 offer on spa treatments. Can it get any better? We don’t think so!

Rates start from AED 720. For more info: call 04 455 6677.

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4. Friday Brunch at Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort

Ditch the old spots for something new instead. The Fork & Cork brunch at Crescendo is a feast for all senses. You can indulge in delish dishes from around the world every Friday from 1pm to 4pm. If the weather was slightly nicer, a table at the outdoor terrace offers views to match.

Brunch prices: AED 345, inclusive of soft beverages; AED 499, inclusive of house beverages; AED 599, inclusive of Italian sparkling; AED 699, inclusive of bubbly. For more info: call 04 567 8304.

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5. A spa treatment at Fairmont The Palm

Winner of ‘Resort Spa of the Year Middle East & Africa’ at the 2016 World Spa & Wellness Awards, Fairmont's signature spa Willow Stream is offering a 2 for 1 offer on facials. Think a customized corrective facial which provides deep cleansing. It also includes an exclusive professional multi-acid complex peel followed by a purifying organic masque. The result: you walk out with a radiant glow (no Instagram filters needed).

The facial is priced at AED 489. For more info: call 04 457 3545.

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