It’s almost August and the school countdown has begun! We’ve found a few awesome promos and family friendly events in Dubai below for you to make the most of your summer vacation, from yoga under the stars to a sassy staycation. It’s all here in our Weekender!
Full moon yogis
How about putting a spin on your regular yoga classes? Talise Spa is running a full moon yoga session on the beach, where you’ll be able to unwind and move to the sounds of classical music and the gently crashing waves in the background. If that doesn’t sound like total bliss, we don’t know what does.
When: 30 July, 7:30pm
Where: Talise Spa, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai
How much: AED 119
How to book: Ring (+971) (0)4 366 6818 or email MJtalise@jumeirah.com
A world of their own
If you haven’t had the pleasure of checking out Modhesh World before, now’s the time! This massive indoor family play centre returns every year bigger and better and this year, they’ve got everything from a mirror maze to a humans vs zombie arcade game for older kiddos.
When: 9 July – 29 August
Where: Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai
Ripe Market’s running this weekend at Sheikh Zayed Road and you’ll be able to scoop up some of the best organics for your fridge, as well as beautiful handmade crafts. We’re big fans of this fantastic set up and there’s loads to do for the fam, from kids activities to piping hot food stalls, we’re sure you’ll be entertained all day long.
When: 1 August, 9am
Where: Times Square Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai
apple seeds had a blast at their bubble party last week, and they’ve decided to do it all over again this weekend! Kids will be fascinated with the everything on offer, from chasing bubbles every 15 minutes (it’s our favourite part, of course!) to the art and science activities and more. It’s free for mamas who are members, but if you’re not a member, it’s AED75 per child to come and play. Oh, and did we mention the coffee here is awesome? RSVP by calling 04 380 6064 or shooting an email to email@example.com.
When: 1 August, 10am-12 noon
Where: appleseeds, Gold & Diamond Park, Sheikh Zayed Road, 4th Interchange, Dubai
Get out of the house
Kempinski Hotel over at the Mall of the Emirates is offering a fabulous staycation deal for families! Stay out of the heat and chill in the lap of luxury, where you’ll get 15% off three nights stay, 20% off four nights stay and 25% off a five night stay. And if you decide to nip out for a bit of retail therapy, we’ll never tell.
When: Now until 31 August
Where: Kempinski Hotel, Mall of the Emirates, Sheikh Zayed Road
How to book: Ring (+971) (0)4 341 0000 to make a booking.
Need a bit of indoor entertainment? The Dubai Mall has just released their awesome Dubai Summer Pass; a massive fun package for the kids with a number of promotions including tickets to Kidzania, Reel Cinemas, Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, SEGA Republic and the Dubai Ice Rink for just AED 250. (Now, that’s a bargain if we’ve ever heard one.)
When: Pass is valid from 23 July – 5 September
Where: The Dubai Mall, Financial Centre, Downtown Dubai, Dubai