Your ultimate guide to the weekend in Dubai – August 19 to August 21.

A stellar staycation


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If you’re feeling those post-holiday blues, why not book yourself in for a fun staycation in Dubai this weekend? Escape to the W Dubai – The Palm and take advantage of their ‘Stellar Staycation’ offer. The offer includes a buffet breakfast for two adults at LIV restaurant, 25 per cent off on meals at the hotel’s top restaurants and bars including celebrity chef restaurants, Torno Subito and Akira Back. Also take advantage of the luxurious AWAY Spa with 50 per cent off selected massages. There’s also a selection of happy hours on offer at the W Dubai – The Palm including beachfront venue WET Deck, starting from 12 to 2pm and then continuing from 4 to 6pm, or roof-top bar SoBe, with sunset hour from 5 to 6pm offering drinks starting from Dhs35. Prices for rooms start from Dhs650 per night.

Some seasonal specials


Couqley French Bistro & Bar, based in Jumeirah Lake Towers, has recently unveiled its Seasonal Specials menu, which includes its grilled Spanish octopus making a return due to popular demand. Also, enjoy the likes of the Hokkaido Scallop Ceviche and Handmade Tortellini for your main course. The summer specials menu is available for a very limited time only, until September 11, 2021.

A beachside pop-up

Burberry Pop-up

Enjoy some time at beachside escape Twiggy by La Cantine, where the latest Burberry TB Summer Monogram collection is currently being showcased. The iconic beachfront destination situated at Dubai’s Park Hyatt is among the latest destination to house Burberry’s pop-up, with a collection that explores the spirit of summer through its bold interlocking TB initials. From special activations including the TB Summer Monogram-wrapped ice-cream carts for guests as when they enter to luxe cabanas, canopies, day beds, lounge seating and parasols throughout the Mediterranean-inspired beach club, visitors are sure to have an exceptional experience as the setting beautifully incorporates elements from this free-spirited collection. The collection will be housed at Twiggy until August 21, 2021.

Refresh & revitalise

Give yourself a chance to recharge with the Mandarin Oriental Jumeira’s Refresh Spa Day package. The offer includes a one-hour private fitness session with one of the resort’s highly qualified personal trainers, followed by an invigorating one-hour Deep Relief Massage at The Spa. Guests can complete the day relaxing by the poolside or beachside. The day package is priced at Dhs950 and is available daily until August 31, 2021.

A beauty extravaganza

Fenty Beauty - Fenty Beauty Canyon - Image

If you’re a fan of Fenty Beauty, then this is just the activity for you. As part of Dubai Summer Surprises, the ‘Fenty Beauty Canyon’ is coming to the Mall of the Emirates Fashion Dome starting this Saturday, August 21. It will offer visitors an immersive experience to discover the Fenty Beauty complexion range as well as the brand’s latest launches, including the latest Gloss Bomb Heat Universal Lip Luminizer and Plumper. The Fenty Beauty Canyon will be open from August 21 to 31.

Pick up a copy of Emirates Woman

Whether you’re relaxing poolside or chilling at home this weekend, pick up a copy of Emirates Woman’s latest issue or read it online. This is the issue where you get to read, relax and unwind, whether you’re travelling globally or staycationing locally.

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