Congratulations, you made it through the week and now it’s time to relax and enjoy the many wonders Dubai has to offer, from morning until night. So whether it is parties or peaceful places you’re after, we have it covered.
Tomahawk deal at La Parrilla
Feast on 1.2kg of Argentinian rib-eye steak with a bottle of house grape for Dhs750. Plus, there’s a live South American band. Dhs750. Mon-Sat 5pm-11.30pm. Until Sep 30.
Argentinian,South American,Steakhouses,Latin American 04 432 3232 Jumeirah Beach Hotel – Umm Suqeim
Lunch deal at Pai Thai
All-you-can-eat lunch, beach access at Madinat Jumeirah and discounted spa vouchers at Talise Spa. Sounds good to us. Dhs395. Fri-Sat. Until Sep 2.
Thai,South East Asian 04 432 3232 Al Qasr Hotel, Madinat Jumeirah – Umm Suqeim
Try tea and cake at Revo Café
Enjoy bottomless tea or coffee and a slice of cake this summer for just Dhs35 at Revo Café on the Palm. Choose between tasty triple decker cakes and giant chocolate chip cookies to accompany your cuppa. Dhs35. Open daily 8am-10pm. Until Aug 31.
Cafés 04 567 8304 Palm Jumeirah
Ladies’ night at Billionaire Mansion
Billion*Her ladies’ night is back and now on a Friday night at Billionaire Mansion. Ladies can take advantage of free drinks and canapés, including home-made mini paninis with bresaola, rucola and emmental cheese. Free. Fri 8pm-3am. Ongoing.
04 510 3100 Taj Dubai – Business Bay
Happy hours at Cu-ba
Trendy rooftop poolside bar with pleasant views, and a cool inside area. Treat yourself to another 50 percent off on selected drinks between 6pm and 8pm. Open Sat-Wed noon-1am; Thu-Fri noon-2am.
04 230 8582 Jumeirah Creekside Hotel – Garhoud
Happy hours at Q43
Media City’s popular pool hall nightspot runs its “Kill the bill” happy hour daily, with a buy-one-get-one-free offer on selected drinks between 5pm and 8pm. Daily 5pm-8pm.
04 443 5403 Media One Hotel – Dubai Media City
Brunch and swim at Raffles Dubai
Roasts don’t shout summer, but if you can have a dip in the pool after it makes for a great Friday. Round the troops and spend a leisurely afternoon at Raffles’ brunch – starring a roast with all the trimmings, seafood, salads and desserts – and get free access to the hotel’s pool. Kids can get creative with making pizzas and decorating cookies, too. From Dhs235 (soft drinks). Dhs385 (house beverages). Until Sep 30.
04 324 8888 Oud Metha
Dive in at Shades
Take advantage of Marina views at this classy infinity pool, for a cracking summer offer. You’ll get a full day’s access to Shades’ pool for Dhs150, with Dhs75 credit to spend on food and drinks. Delightful. Dhs150. Sat-Sun 7am-8pm. Until Aug 31.
Staying a little longer is well worth your while here. Not only will you benefit from more time to enjoy one of 293 luxurious rooms, you can also save a few precious dirhams. Stay for three nights or more and you’ll save 15 percent on the cost of your room and get daily breakfast thrown in, too. From Dhs656 per room, per night. Ongoing.
04 567 8888 Palm Jumeirah
Get 50 percent off treatments at Saray Spa
Hidden away inside the JW Marriott Marquis in Business Bay lies the Saray Spa, something of a health and wellness retreat. Ancient healing techniques and locally sourced natural ingredients are combined to provide guests with a traditionally Arabian spa. Guests can enjoy an exclusive 50 percent off all 60-minute massages. Prices vary. Sun-Thu 9am-11pm. Until Aug 31.
04 414 6754 JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai – Business Bay