Your ultimate guide to this weekend in Dubai – March 18 to March 20.

Enjoy a staycation at a steal

Get out of Dubai and escape to Ras Al Khaimah at the Hilton Garden Inn. It’s a chance to explore the outdoors of emirate’s many hiking routes before it gets too hot. For just Dhs290 two adults can enjoy a stay at the hotel with breakfast at the property which is located less than an hour’s drive from Jebel Jais, the UAE’s tallest peak, providing to be the perfect pre or post-hike oasis.

Topgolf with a twist

By now you’ve probably checked out the hugely popular venue, Topgolf Dubai. This weekend enjoy the game with a twist off the back of its huge success in the USA. Topgolf is bringing its popular interactive Angry Birds Game to Dubai, meaning you can now play Angry Birds in real life from Topgolf Dubai’s tee-line. It’s the perfect activity for families to partake in, with all ages and skill levels welcome. In short, guests will use Angry Birds characters as golf balls to smash down structures, defeat pigs and earn as many points and stars as possible. Once you hit your golf ball, which will be the Angry Birds character Red or Bomb, they will take flight in hopes of causing mayhem.

Watch the Burj Khalifa light up pink

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Keep your eyes on the Burj Khalifa this Friday, March 19. At 8.40pm the world’s tallest building is set to light up pink courtesy of the one of the world’s biggest online retailers PrettyLittleThing to celebrate the launch of its Arabic site.

A Mother’s Day treat


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Celebrate Mother’s Day in the Emirates – which falls on March 21 – early this weekend and treat her to an amazing spa day at the Shine Spa, Sheraton Mall of the Emirates. The tranquil spa invites all mothers along with their daughters, in addition to all ‘mother’s-to-be’ to enjoy a 50 per cent discount on treatments. The offer is available from March 20 to March 27.


Enjoy some ‘me time’ this weekend by treating your mind, body and soul. Swissôtel Al Ghurair is hosting a Vitality Weekend from March 19 to March 20. Starting at Dhs725, the hotel has put together a sensational wellness weekend which includes a slew of relaxing activities awaits including an aquatic fitness session, skin yoga, wellness workshops and an ice bath detox.

Grab your popcorn

Meghan and Harry interview

If you still haven’t managed to catch the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey yet, you can do so this Saturday.

The interview is set to be aired in its entirety on Saturday, March 20 on the OSN Woman’s channel (222). In Meghan Markle’s interview with Winfrey, she and husband Prince Harry laid bare their issues with ‘The Firm’ which included accusations of “falsehoods” being perpetuated about them; allegations of racism; severe mental health issues and more.

If you haven’t seen it, we don’t want to spoil it for you, but it’s definitely one to watch. However, if you do like the occasional spoiler you can read our recap of the interview here.

Celebrate World Sleep Day

This Friday, March 19, marks World Sleep Day. With that, Vida Hotels & Resorts along with Klekktic and Fitbit have a challenge for you – take a nap in the most unique place you can find in the UAE.

As part of the challenge, a winner will be chosen where they will win a one-night staycation at Vida Downtown, the latest Fitbit Sense, the most advanced health smartwatch paired with a free six-month trial of Fitbit Premium and a chic Klekktic bedframe.

To enter you need to take a snap of your unique napping spot and using the following hashtags #NapatVida #worldsleepday2021, follow and tag @vidahotels, @klekktic & @FitbitMENA.

Kick back with a copy of Emirates Woman and Emirates Man

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Chill out poolside and catch up on some reading. Pick up a copy of this month’s Emirates Woman and Emirates Man and relax.

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