Your ultimate guide to the Eid Al Adha long weekend in Dubai – July 7 to July 11, 2022.

Taste test


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Indulge in an exclusive culinary experience at Netsu at Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai this Eid Al Adha. The new ‘This is Netsu’ tasting menu will give diners a glimpse into the world of Warayaki and its theatrical cuisine this summer. The all-new four-course menu designed by Chef Ross Shonhan includes an exclusive selection of 8 signature dishes, such as Salmon and Avocado Shiso Tacos and Spicy Wagyu Hot Stone Rice alongside mouthwatering additions such as Korean Fried Chicken and Mango Kakigori Mochi, that will leave guests wanting to return to try the full menu.

Ultimate collab

Homegrown brand The Giving Movement has teamed up with YOOX to launch an exclusive capsule collection just in time for the long weekend. The capsule collection on sale exclusively on YOOX consists of 14 pieces between sportswear and streetwear, and complements the brand’s entire collection which aims at total inclusion in terms of gender, size and age. In addition to a line of activewear for women, men and children, there is also a modest line that focuses on long, opaque garments such as maxi tunics, oversized shirts, trousers and veils that The Giving Movement is producing for the first time exclusively for YOOX. The leitmotif of this capsule collection is freedom in all its forms: whether it is understood as freedom of movement or freedom to express oneself.

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Recharge your mind, body and soul this long weekend at the JIVA spa located at the Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, The Palm, Dubai. Inspired by traditional healing methods, the ethos of the carefully curated Jiva treatments is drawn from the rich and ancient Indian wellness heritage. Guests can find bliss and feel rejuvenated in the treatments that blend age-old Indian healing techniques with the finest ingredients, meaningful rituals, and ceremonies designed to create a sense of complete serenity. What’s more, all JIVA therapists undergo a training process at JIVA Spa Academy where they are intensely trained in various kinds of body therapies, body scrubs and wraps, beauty treatments, Indian rituals to enhance the spa healing benefits, aura healing for themselves, guests, and the surrounding spaces through energy healing techniques and practices.

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Sun worshipper

The St. Regis The Palm

For a rejuvenating day by the pool, UAE residents and tourists can lay back at Dip Pool Bar in The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm with a selection of pool-side bites. With remarkable views of the Dubai skyline and the Arabian Gulf, this day package is certainly not one to miss out on. The weekend packages are priced at Dhs350 per person with Dhs150 redeemable on F&B and the weekday packages are for Dhs250 with Dhs100 redeemable on F&B. It’s available daily from 8am until 7pm.

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Hit the shops

Eid Gift Guide

Still looking for the perfect Eid Al Adha gift? Time is now of the essence. Hit the shops this weekend with our editor-approved gift guide in tow to find the perfect presents for your loved ones.

Hearty breakfast


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Enjoy a leisurely and hearty breakfast over the long weekend at Carine. From a selection of exquisite eggs to Carine’s signature shakshouka to a wholesome omelette, there’s something for everyone. Served from 9 to 1pm, guests can enjoy the special Petit Dejeuner on the serene and perfectly temperature-controlled terrace or the chic monochrome restaurant, with encapsulating views overlooking the lush fairway greens of Emirates Golf Course and the resplendent Marina skyline.



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Located at the Mirdif Hills Avenue Mall, the newly launched artisan bakery and restaurant Room1618 presents the most indulgent Eid offerings. For those looking to elevate any gathering and make it that much sweeter, Room 1618 has prepared two premium cakes that will do just that. The cakes will be available at the venue for pick-up and delivery from July 8 onwards. Guests who can appreciate a fruity yet silky and airy option can go for the Passionfruit Cheesecake. With a coconut and biscuit base, vanilla cheesecake filling, and a passionfruit glaze patrons can preorder this cake for Dhs390 only. For those looking to revel in a rich and decadent option, the Chocolate Dream Cake is the choice. For Dhs450 only, guests can order this dreamy delight, complete with a moist Valrhona chocolate sponge, chocolate cream cheese fillings, Valrhona chocolate ganache, and finally embellished with cocoa nibs.


Take some time for yourself this long weekend and indulge in a little self-care. Offering a world-class treatment experience with a personal touch is BodySmart Dubai where you can trust the experts to rejuvenate you. There’s a wide variety of non-invasive treatments including celebrity favourites such as Celebrity Forma Glow, vegan spray tans and more.

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Dine sky-high


Celebrate Eid in the skies at multi-award-winning venue, CÉ LA VI Dubai. This Eid-al-Adha, the five-star Pan-Asian restaurant, bar and lounge are serving a delicious three-course lunch menu, featuring a premium selection of their dishes. For Dhs140 per person, guests enjoy their choice of starters such as fried calamari, crispy potato hash “okonomiyaki style”, roasted mushroom soup, or burrata salad. For mains, they pick one from a menu including pan-seared salmon, preserved yuzu marinated grilled chicken, or black truffle “sushi rice” risotto. Desserts include the guest’s choice of either miso caramel vanilla mousse, vegan gluten-free apricot cake, trio of sorbets, or chocolate salted caramel tart.

The ultimate escape

Caesars Palace Dubai

While many will be escaping Dubai this summer, let’s not forget there are a plethora of places right here in the emirate where you can cool down and soak up the sun. One such hotspot is Caesars Palace Dubai located in the heart of Bluewaters Island. It’s the ideal place to spend the summer months, perfect for family getaways, couples retreats or a relaxing daycation. Click here to see why it’s the ultimate escape.

Pick up the latest copy of Emirates Woman 

Zeynab El-Helw cover shoot

Relax and unwind this long weekend with the latest copy of Emirates Woman. The Summer Escape Issue encourages you to explore and unwind as summer unfolds. For our Mykonos-inspired cover shoot, we partnered with eco-positive brand Reborn Society – founded by Zeynab El-Helw. Breathe, take stock, rest, restore and refocus this summer. The best is yet to come…

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