Because wouldn’t you rather be on a sun lounger?

We don’t think we need to sell you on the idea of a ladies day. Similar to their evening counterparts, there are discounts and freebies on offer, but here, it’s all about sunshine and relaxing poolside.

Having already discussed our current favourites on the ladies night scene, we thought it made sense to turn our attention to the day.

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One downside: these deals tend to only run on weekdays. Time to check how much annual leave you’ve got left, we think.

Drift Beach 

This super-luxe spot boasts be one of the most photogenic pools in the city. It’s got a Mediterranean feel and skyline views aplenty. Drift Beach’s ladies day runs on a Monday and Tuesday, and offers half-price sun loungers and a welcome beverage. Go with a fully charged phone and thank us later.

Drift Beach Dubai, One & Only Royal Mirage, Al Sufouh, 10.30am to 7pm. Tel: (04) 315 2200.

Cove Beach

If you want your ladies day with a side of Burj Al Arab views (of course you do), Cove Beach is your option. One of the city’s original ladies days, they know what they’re doing. Think free-flowing rosé, food platters, and a live DJ. Get in early. This offer runs on a Wednesday.

Cove Beach, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Beach Road. Wednesdays, 11am-5pm, Dhs100. Tel: (04) 379 1194.

Zero Gravity

This is one of those spots that your friends ask about when they visit Dubai, so you might as well take them to see it first hand. Tuesdays sees free entry to Zero Gravity’s famous glass-fronted pool if you email ahead. No food or drink discounts, but you’ve made it in the door for free. Go early to nab your spot.

Zero Gravity, Dubai Marina. Free entry with guestlist. Tel: (04) 399 0009. Email

Coco on 8

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This inner-city oasis has a Miami vibe and what might be the longest ladies day deal around. Think free pool access all day, with free-flowing slushy cocktails from 12-5pm, when an extra ladies deal for three house beverages from 5-10pm kicks in. Make the most of it, we say.

Coco on 8, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City. 12-10pm, free. Tel: (04) 427 1000.

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