Your ultimate weekend guide in Dubai, February 9 to 11, 2024.
Visit the newly opened beach club
Known for his unique concept, Chef Izu is all set to open Maison de la Plage on Palm West Beach this weekend. This gourmand destination captures the essence of Côte d’Azur. From the catch of the day to vibrant vegetables, and carefully selected meats, the rustic charm of Le Marché is a showcase of the finest ingredients, each telling a story of freshness and quality. Not to be missed, the famous Izu Burger, creamy Lobster Linguine, Grilled Octopus and more. The choice of rattan not only adds an element of sophistication but also enhances the connection between the design and its coastal surroundings, to add nuances of the South of France. The daybed-loungers start from Dhs250 with Dhs100 fully redeemable. Guests can also elevate their beachside retreat with private cabanas for up to 8 people. It’s open daily from 10am to 2am.
Savour some freshly baked bread
This neo-classic lounge and patisserie is available for all-day breakfast until 5pm. During the visit, guests can create their own unique board every time with two breads and selection of dips priced at Dhs35. Situated at Mirdif Hills Avenue, this one-of-a-kind spot features delectable indulgences such as the Buratta Flat Bread, the Pollo Peperonata flat bread, the Zaatar and Cheese Flat Bread and more. With outside seating, this al fresco experience is perfect for those who enjoy the fresh air while savoring a delightful breakfast.
Indulge in fine-quality pizza
Craving a fine slice of pizza? To kick in the National Pizza Day celebrations, Seu Pizza Illuminati will now be available at La Spiaggia, which is Bulgari Resort Dubai’s beachfront restaurant. Seu Pizza illuminati is the creation of Pizza Chef Pier Daniele Seu and his wife and partner Valeria Zuppardo. Starting from the assumption of a perfect dough, light, airy and digestible they developed a whole pizza concept that delivers exceptional pizzas with creative toppings. Overall, guests can enjoy a variety of international food and drinks during the day; while by night, the beach club glistens under the lanterns and candlelight and offers the perfect spot to enjoy the sea breeze. The restaurant is open from 8am to 10pm.
For more information visit bulgarihotels.com
Cake back and relax
Get ready for a sugar-fuelled adventure as Rise Bakehouse, the ultimate haven of artisanal baking magic, proudly unveils its exclusive ‘Mini Sweetheart Cake Decorating’ workshop. Calling all cake enthusiasts and sweet aficionados! The spotlight is on you at Rise Bakehouse’s Studio in Al Quoz, where a hands-on extravaganza awaits. Let the expert bakers guide you through a sugary escapade, shaping miniature edible art structures. The celebration extends to Galentine’s Day with a special theme: “Love Stinks.” Led by the skilled bakers, these workshops aren’t just about crafting visually stunning mini sweetheart cakes; they’re about adding your unique touch to edible masterpieces. The Valentine’s Day ‘Mini Sweetheart Cake Dectorating’ workshop takes place on Saturday, February 10, 2024 from 12:30pm to 1:45pm and is priced at Dhs225 and the Galentine’s Day ‘Mini Sweetheart Cake Decorating’ workshop that takes place on Saturday, February 10 from 10:30am to 11:45am is priced at Dhs225 excluding taxes.
For more information and to secure your spot, visit Rise Bakehouse Events Page.
Transform your tresses
Newly transformed tresses can effortlessly elevate any look! Whether you’re looking for a totally new look, simple cut or an amazing blowout, you always want to ensure you look your best. With that, these hair salons in Dubai are sure to make the cut (no pun intended…) with their exemplary services offered. So, if you’re looking for a hair revamp, swipe through our guide of all the editor-recommended salons to book for your next visit. From Niche Hair Salon to Collective Hair, Dubai has a myriad of salons that offer a variety of haircare services including highlights, balyayage, full hair colour and more.
Book a yoga class with stunning views
Ever dreamed of working out with stunning views of Dubai’s skyline? The World’s highest 360 degrees infinity pool, Aura Sky Pool hosts a ‘Yoga Dance’ class every Saturday at 8am. It can help build physical strength and improve flexibility and mobility. This class not only helps to increase cardiovascular endurance and improve overall physical fitness. It can also help to improve mental focus and relaxation, and cultivate a sense of mindfulness and presence. The class has different sequences with slow, fast, upbeat, relaxing songs starting from Hip Hop to pop music through an evolution of Vinyasa Yoga. Priced at Dhs280 per person, this experience includes a balanced breakfast, however it doesn’t include access to swim in the pool.
For more information visit auraskypool.com.
Book a short-haul escape
For an intimate hideaway in Dubai, a boutique hotel is the best option for a relaxing experience. By immersing in the best of both worlds through art and culture, these properties ensure a quick escape without the hassle of travelling far away. From quirky restaurants to murals created by local artists, each element is carefully sought-after and designed to perfection for a wholesome experience. Be it loft-style settings or a traditional Bedouin style aesthetic, each theme is carefully considered for a memorable journey. Be it the newly opened The Muse or Indigo Hotel, each hotel has a bespoke theme crafted to perfection. So, if you’re looking for a midweek escape or weekend retreat at any of these authentic stays, Emirates Woman has curated a guide of the best boutique hotels that emulate a new side of Dubai.
Indulge in a delicious Japanese menu
Complemented by contemporary architectural motifs with a Japanese flair, this space offers the perfect immersive experience. With warm and earthy hues, brass accents and modern artistry guests can enjoy fresh cocktails and exquisite cuisine. The menu features Sumosan favorites such as the famous lobster salad, creamy spicy king crab, truffle tiradito and more with the freshest seafood prepared to be enjoyed as sushi, sashimi, flamed or grilled. The restaurant is open from Sunday to Thursday 12pm to 2am, Friday 12pm to 3am and Saturday from 3pm to 2am. Located at Dubai Edition
For more information visit sumosan.com
See this live beachside performance
Renowned Egyptian-French artist, Ash, has reached over with his biggest hit ‘Mosaïque’, will perform at the Greek restaurant located on Palm West Beach, Gallery 7/40 making his debut performance as part of his “The Self-Discovery Tour”. As a multi-instrumentalist, live artist, and producer, Ash blends his Egyptian and French background into electronic music, which made him receive worldwide recognition. Known for showcasing new and exciting work from artists all over the world, is now bringing the art of music to the venue. Offering a wide selection of traditional Greek dishes, recognized for fresh and flavorful ingredients. It will take place on Sunday, February 11, 2024 with pteices start from Dhs2,000 for high tables, Dhs4,000 for Gold Lounges, and Dhs6,000 for Diamond Lounges. The general admission tickets are available for Dhs200 for wave 1, which includes entrance along with two drinks.
Tickets can be booked here.
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