Your ultimate guide to this weekend in Dubai – September 23 to September 25, 2021.

Watch the Burj Khalifa light up on Saudi National Day


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Head to Downtown Dubai to see Burj Khalifa light up the Dubai cityscape with the Saudi flag on Thursday night between 8pm and 9pm in honour of the Kingdom’s 91st National Day.

A fresh mani-pedi


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Give yourself a little TLC this weekend with a fresh mani-pedi. If you’re looking for the best of the best nail salons in Dubai, check out our luxury guide.

F45 arrives on The Palm

One of the world’s most famous gyms is opening on Palm Jumeirah this weekend. F45 Palm Jumeirah will open this Friday, September 24, in The Golden Mile Galleria Mall. Head to the new fitness studio this weekend to get in the ultimate workout. The franchise also has studios in Dubai Marina, Dubai Motor City and Downtown Dubai.

Escape from the city

@emirateswomanAn escape like no other in the UAE – the Oberoi Beach Resort Al Zorah in Ajman. ##emirateswoman ##uae ##wanderlust ##dubai ##fypdubai♬ original sound – Ian Asher

If you’re looking for a weekend of total relaxation and peace, swap the bustling streets of Dubai to the serene feeling of Ajman. Just 45 minutes drive from Downtown Dubai is the Oberoi Beach Resort, Al Zorah. This luxury resort is like no other in the UAE, offering complete tranquillity to guests with its peaceful surroundings. The resort has just 89 rooms and villas, making it an exclusive and quiet getaway for guests. The resort’s facilities include a luxurious spa, private beach, 24-hour gym and the longest heated swimming pool in Ajman at 85 metres. The hotel also has two on-site restaurants – Vinesse which offers international cuisine and Aquario which is the resort’s beachside restaurant specialising in Mediterranean cuisine.

A new opening


Iconic French cafe FAUCHON Paris has arrived in Mall of the Emirates. Located on level two of the mall, FAUCHON offers a sensory and personalised experience in all its product categories: delicatessen, patisserie, tea, confectionery and chocolate. It’s the perfect place to go for a break whilst perusing the shops in MoE.

Pick up a copy of Emirates Woman & Emirates Man

Emirates Woman x Fendi

September marks the month of ‘The Icon Issue’ for Emirates Woman. We are exceptionally proud to have partnered with FENDI for our cover shoot in this issue, a powerhouse of a brand that for this season sees Mr. Kim Jones at the helm, delivering nothing short of an iconic collection for FW21. Meanwhile, Emirates Man looks to a fresh season ahead for FW21 and Evgeny Kuzin, CEO of Bulldozer Group and a leader in the hospitality industry graced the cover for this issue.

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