Rolllllll up, Dubai!
The weekend is here, it’s not yet summer and there’s PLENTY to keep you entertained for the next 48 hours.
So break out your weekend happy dance: here are nine fun things to keep you occupied
9. Electronic fans: SUNBURN is coming to Dubai this THURSDAY
BOOM. This is SUNBURN Reload and if you made it to the last SUNBURN party back in 2016, you know this is going to be huge.
This is Asia’s biggest electronic dance festival. Originally launched in Goa back in 2007, it’s got a rep for one of the world’s most epic dance festival; a mix of music, entertainment and munch, if you like Tomorrowland and Ultra Music Festival; you’ll LOVE this.
When? Thursday, April 11. 7pm till late
Where? Dubai Marine Beach Resort And Spa
More info and tickets here
8. Hop onboard the Lovin Dubai Cruise
There is simply no better way to spend your Saturday, before it gets TOO hot.
Enjoy four hours aboard the Lotus Mega Yacht, complete with drinks, food, music, swimming, dancing AND a cinema room. Every Saturday, from 1pm to 5pm, depart the Dubai Marina’s Pier 7 and dance the afternoon away in style on board the world’s largest commercial yacht.
When? Every Saturday
Tickets start from AED199
7. Book your spot now for Dubai’s ultimate FUEL weekend
FUEL Weekend kicks off on April 11, a jam-packed three-night experience at W Dubai – The Palm that you’ll want to get booked in fast!
Detox, Retox and Repeat will be a weekend unlike you’ve experienced before. Featuring everything from workouts with UK fitness pro Bradley Simmonds, to hitting up KO8 Fitness with Sean & Stephanie Clancy, power yoga with Jes Body or ride with CRANK ….There is SO much going on.
You’ll stay in the totally luxe W Dubai – The Palm and dine at the newly opened Japanese resto, Akira Back, party poolside at W Hotel’s world-famous WET Deck, dine at Torno Subito (the first restaurant outside Italy for Massimo Bottura), followed by an after party in a secret location. Em, goals!
FUEL Weekend by W Dubai – The Palm: From April 11-14.
5. Pamper yourself at the totally tranquil spa at Atlantis, The Palm
For sheer relaxation the luxurious spa at Atlantis, The Palm has two offers designed for you to reach ultimate zen status, JUST for residents.
ShuiQi’s Pamper Me Package is available for a limited time. Your day of relaxation includes a 75-minute full body spa treatment, a three-course lunch, full-day pool and beach access for AED550 AND 10% off ESPA products.
ShuiQi’s Weekday Cure Package is a mix of treatments for AED495 (actual value, AED815)
It includes a 20-minute Zero Body floating experience, a 30-minute thermal experience, a wellness-smoothie before you indulge in your choice of a 60-minute ESPA Deep Muscle Massage or an Aromatherapy Associates De-stress Massage to relax the body. BLISS. Plus, get 20% OFF certain products.
4. Get yourself to Bluewaters for Dance Groove
Get movin’ at Bluewaters for the month of April. Every weekend, you can join in on dance workshops (they’ve got complimentary tap, Zumba, street-dance, ballet and more) listen in on the beautiful open-mic sessions or (and we love this part most of all) watch a movie under the stars in the comfort of bean bags!
Plus, watch out for the incredible roaming street performers, there is SO much happening, check out the full schedule of events here
3. Find those Latino Vibes and a serious brunch deal at Andalucia
Andalucia Tapas & Grill is a true hidden gem on Dubai’s bar scene. With an amazing live band that will have you on your feet most nights of the week and one seriouslyyyyy tasty menu; If you like an extensive range of tapas, huge plates of nachos and amazinggggg paella; then this laid-back bar is totally worth your time.
Friday day brunch runs between 1pm and 4pm, and night brunch runs from 8pm to 12am
AED195 for ladies, AED245 for gents. Includes free flowing drinks
Where? Jebel Ali Village, Jebel Ali Recreation club
2. Hit Toy Room and get wild at a Dubai club
‘Cos weekends are made to get lit, hit Toy Room at Meydan for a party that lasts late night.
This club goes OFF. For bangin’ tunes and a night you won’t remember with friends you won’t forget- this is your go-to. While you’re there; grab a snap with Dubai’s hottest bachelor; Frank WILL be in attendance on both nights.
Wednesday: ‘We Are Toyroom’ with DJ Bliss x Mr Shef Codes
Thursday: ‘Toyroom Legends’ with Junior J (Plus, comp drinks for ladies till 1am)
1. Celebrate Songkran (Thai New Year) at JBR
Make it your business to visit Mango Tree Thai Bistro this weekend. The recently opened restaurant is celebrating Songkran with live entertainment and a special menu created by Chef Atip Intarakased. Learn more here.
Need another excuse? This spot has an extensive vegan and veggie menu, so for a de-lish weekend treat, minus the guilt, this should be your go-to.