As the overbooked holiday season soon comes to an end, the slowdown from a whirlwind of events is essential as we enter 2021. From a relaxing pool day by the beach to a rejuvenating staycation, Emirates Woman has curated a list of activities to help you usher in the arrival of the new year.

Pool day at Azure Beach


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Located at Rixos Premium Dubai, JBR, you can take the plunge into the new year with a private, luxury cabana experience for a perfect city escape. Every Friday and Saturday for Dhs200 guests will receive a voucher for Dhs100 to redeem on food & beverages with stunning views of the Palm.

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New Year’s Day garden Brunch at Bab Al Shams

Spend the first day of 2021 at Al Forsan in Bab Al Shams with a warm garden brunch offering a choice between indoor or alfresco dining while showcasing a live cooking station featuring a selection of healthy and organic meals alongside a range of beverages prepared by the specialized inhouse mixologists. Packages start from Dhs450 per person from 1pm to 5pm on January 1, 2021.

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Get fresh produce at the Emirati Farmers Souq


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Located on the ground floor of the two storey Food district, young entrepreneurial UAE farmers sell local fruits and vegetables every Saturday till Ramadan from 8am to 2pm on Palm Jumeriah, the Pointe. This homegrown theme is made to happen on a weekly basis to ensure food sustainability in the emirate.

Enjoy a staycation at Zaha Hadid’s new hotel


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Designed by the famous architect, the swish interiors meet sleek, sculpted curvature as this extremely personalized hotel is located in the heart of Dubai at the Burj Khalifa district while offering sweeping city views a plethora of bars and restaurants for guests to dine in.

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Take a trip to London’s beloved Arts Club in Dubai

This brasserie is a unique interpretation of the London Club’s impressive heritage. Located in DIFC, the club expands over 65,000 and designed to provide its members with an unforgettable experience. Opened on December 26, 2020, this international outpost is definitely on list of places to visit.

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Visit SALT’s new pop-up


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Take a bite of this new burger-dining concept with decadent shakes and savoury meals, as you can find this new pop-up location in DIFC with workshops on art, Photography, fitness and live musicians in the evening as you sample on all sorts of new concoctions to leave you craving more. The pop-up is on until April 30, 2021.

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New Year’s Eve celebrations

If you’re still undecided on what to do for New Year’s Eve, Emirates Woman has curated a list of ultimate hotspots in the emirate to visit incase you’re on the lookout for any last minute plans for inspiration definitely give it a must read.

Read: Still need to make NYE plans? Here’s 21 spectacular places to go in Dubai

Get ready to glow with JLO’s new beauty brand


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There’s no better way to kickstart the new year, than with this covetable beauty brand, launching on January 1, 2021, JLO Beauty is all set to let you glow with its range of covetable beauty products, from dewy moisturizers to miracle working creams, all the products are set to give you that limitless glow.

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