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The Weekender: Make a Splash at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Dubai’s Flea Market and more

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Welcome to the weekend, mama! It’s come around early this time and we’ve got a glorious long one – yippee! Enjoy the sunshine by the beach or the pool (don’t forget to slather on the SPF!), or if you can’t stand the heat, there are a couple of indoor markets to check out with the littlies. 

SMDXB-Weekender-Double Tree by HiltonDon’t break the bank with a Beach Pass
It’s a long weekend here in Dubai, so we are thinking some beach time is in order. At Double Tree by Hilton, it’s just AED125 in the week and AED150 on the weekend for adults to enjoy the beach and the pool. Children are half price, so that’s Saturday sorted.

Where:  Double Tree by Hilton, JBR
When: Daily
How to book: Call +971 (0)4 453 3333

SMDXB-Weekender-Jumeirah Zabeel SarayBlow the budget with some beach luxury
Have some 5-star luxury this weekend or any day for that matter, with a beach or pool pass to Jumeirah Zabeel Saray. Adults are AED250 and children are AED150 any day of the week. It’s also one of the more exclusive 5-star beaches in Dubai, so what’s not to love?

Where:  Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, The Palm
When: Daily
How to book: Call +971 (0)4 453 0000

SMDXB-Weekender-TheGrapeEscapeHave a French affair this weekend
Craving French cuisine? Enjoy The Grape Escape‘s new delicious promotion, enjoy a salad buffet, charcuterie, cheese fondue and a variety of desserts to share for only AED199. Also includes 3 glasses of house grape.

Where:  The Grape Escape, Hilton The Walk, JBR
When: Daily
How to book: Call +971 (0)4 318 2319

SMDXB-Weekender-GardenFestGarden Fest
Head to Dubai Media One Hotel for an arts and craft market – this one is great if you’ve got little ones who are particularly into DIY. See you there, mama!

Where:  Dubai Media One Hotel, Al Falak Street, Dubai Media City, UAE
When: Until Friday, 30 October, from 5pm each Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
How to book: Call +971 (0)4 318 2319

ripe marketRipe Market at Times Square
Feelin’ hot, hot, hot, mama… yeah, so are we! Ripe Market at Times Square brings the alfresco market indoors and into the air conditioning, so sweat no more. Delve into the food market and indulge in locally-made delights after you shop ‘til you drop for jewellery, fashion, kids items and more.

Where: Zabeel Park, Gate 1, Dubai, UAE
When: Every Saturday, 9am-2pm
How to book: Free entry, but bring some cash if you want to buy anything

SMDXB-Weekender-DubaiFleaMarketDubai Flea Market
There’s lots of markets going on over the long weekend, including the Dubai Flea Market. This one is a second-hand market, so you’ll potentially score some vintage swag from household items, home appliances, furniture, textiles, toys, games, books, DVDs and more.

Where: JLT Park pathway Gate 2
When: Friday, 16 October, 1pm-5pm
How to book: Free entry!

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