Your ultimate guide to this weekend in Dubai – October 7 to October 9, 2022.

Self-care time

Raffles The Palm Spa

To refresh yourself for the week ahead, unwind at Cinq Mondes Spa at Raffles, The Palm. With a majestic hammam and the biggest indoor pool in the Middle East, this rejuvenating space offers dedicated facilities for the ultimate pampering experience. By adopting ancient healing practices, there are a variety of massages including the Oriental, Ayurvedic, Thai massage and more. The treatments are provided in a holistic environment with wellness experts at this pristine facility.

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Soak up the sun

French Riviera Beach

Located on the stunning beachfront, the exquisite beach deck, French Riviera is the perfect place to catch up with your loved ones. With an array of mouthwatering dishes, this venue is a must-visit to soak up the sun while enjoying classic, signature and plant-based dishes throughout the day. With a Mediterranean charm exuding Cote D’Azur glamour, this luxe venue is one of the best weekend spots in Dubai. Located at Jumeirah Al Qasr, it’s open daily for breakfast from 8am to 11am and lunch and dinner from 1pm to 10pm.

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Experience a dinner show experience


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For an exquisite evening of performances and delectable dishes, DREAM at Address Beach Resort is the place to visit. Step into an illustrious and showstopping journey of magical displays and dream-like trance to escape from reality. With life-like 3D mapping performances, guests can immerse into a world of fine dining with a 5-star menu of mouthwatering dishes such as sautéed calamari, fresh sliced yellowtail and more. For a memorable experience, Dream Dubai promises a wealth of mind-blowing performances and delightful dishes.

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Skin reset

By using the latest technology, Frame by Sarah Battikha offers a variety of treatments including mesotherapy, facial peels, micro needling, and more for healthy and glowing skin. With the usage of premium products such as Augustinus Bader and Skinceuticals, the clinic ensures each individual’s needs are met. The clinic prides itself on offering solutions that not only improve the appearance but contribute to increasing physical and mental well-being too. With its first outpost outside Switzerland, the clinic is located on Al Wasl Road, Jumeirah 1 in a clean contemporary space and is open from 10am to 7pm with complimentary parking in front of the clinic.

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Kickstart Arab Film Week


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For Arab Cinema Week, Cinema Akil is kicking off a special edition of 9 feature films and six short films over 10 days. Directed by talented filmmakers, the independent cinema will give the audience an opportunity to meet the creators and engage in insightful Q&As with a close encounter with acclaimed actor, Saleh Bakri on October 9. He will also conduct a special master class to discuss his journey and where he finds inspiration to produce authentic Arab stories. It will run from today until October 16, and is a concepted created to bring together a memorable journey for movie lovers across the communities.

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Experience the outdoors

As the weather cools down, alfresco Dubai dining is firmly back on our radars. From beach clubs to sky-high restaurants, each venue ensures scintillating views of Dubai’s skyline accompanied by a delectable menu crafted to perfection. Whether a dining experience at one of the emirate’s most happening beach clubs, Playa or at taking a trip to the Southern Islands of Italy at Isola Ristorante, there a plethora of options to choose from. For your next outdoor outing, Emirates Woman has created a luxe guide on where to book ASAP.

Revamp your fitness routine

Embody Fitness

For a bespoke workout experience, Embody Fitness is taking a personalised approach to workouts. As a boutique concept, this all-in-one holistic concept is fully equipped with world-class equipment, qualified nutritionists, fitness coaches, and sports therapists with the option of guests to try out an eight-to-12-week transformation programme With a luxurious environment, visitors can completely destress at this 10,000 square-foot space. Embody Plus members have access to a host of benefits, including ice baths, infrared saunas, and private lockers with complimentary laundry. Located at ICD Brookfield Palace in DIFC, this new location is a must-try.

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