Start the Thursday countdown.

Ignore the storm clouds and follow us on the many adventures that Dubai has in store for you this weekend.

Dive In


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We are promised sunny weather on Friday so make the most of it at the most luxurious hotel in the world, the Burj Al Arab. The Terrace featuring a sandy beach section and an infinity pool will make you feel like an A-list while the cabanas are ideal for cooling off and grabbing some lunch.

Style pop

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Famed designer loved by the Kardashians and Priyanka Chopra, Madiyah Al Sharqi, unveiled a pop-up boutique at Facilité in the Dubai Design District where you can shop her SS19 collection and exclusive limited-edition designs.

Spin for the win

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Want to restart your fitness regime? Jump on the bike at Fairmont the Palm for one of the weekend Aquaspin classes. Having most of your body submerged under water keeps you feeling fresh while burning the calories and improving your cardio vascular fitness.

Free wellness package alert


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Rebecca Treston’s latest Wellness campaign: Spring into Action runs from April 12 until May 3 and is limited to the first 16 clients who sign up via Instagram @rebeccatreston. There is no fee to participate; just special programme packages that include a complimentary body assessment at the Euromed Clinic, four Friday morning outdoor boot camps held at the public beach south of La Mer at 8am and a complimentary consultation with Rebecca Treston for skin assessment.

Go global


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Global Village will be shutting down for the summer this Saturday, so if you’re planning to visit to explore 160 food outlets and 27 shopping areas we suggest setting off early to find a parking spot as the traffic will be insane.

Party on the beach


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If you want to sing along to Clean Bandit, stomp your feet to Sigma, and shake what your mama gave you to Ibiza’s top saxaphone player Lovely Laura & DJ Ben Santiago, then Zero Gravity’s One Big Beach Festival is where you need to be this Friday.

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