Dubai Weekend ShortList
It's hot, it's humid and its quiet. We don't know about you, but we're enjoying the peace (and the empty roads). There's plenty to keep you occupied this weekend, with films, moonlight yoga, waters sports and Iftars. The only question is, how are you going to fit it all in?
Dwayne Johnson, better known in his wresting days as The Rock, stars in this action packed disaster film, which follows a pilot trying to rescue his daughter after an earth quake. To find out when San Andreas and all other films are on in Dubai, check out our cinema listings.
Full Moon Yoga
This Thursday, Talise Spa are doing an evening yoga class on the beach. This monthly class, on Madinat Jumeirah’s private beach, is the calmest way to end the working week and begin the weekend. For more yoga classes, visit our round-up.
Talise Spa at Madinat Jumeirah, 04 366 6818, website
Water Sports at Rixos, The Palm
While it may be too hot to sunbathe on the beach, it's certainly not too hot to strap yourself into a motorised shark and zip around The Palm. Rixos The Palm Dubai have added the UAE's first Seabreacher experience to their water sports repotoir. The two-seater suped-up jet ski can be fully submerged under water, and then shoot up into the air. With speeds of up to 60 miles per hour, it's one of the adrenaline seekers.
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Iftars Under AED150
There’s nothing better than quality time with friends and family. During The Holy Month of Ramadan, Dubai is positively packed with Iftars, from the five-star to the casual, offering people the chance to break their fast in good company. If you’re looking for reasonably priced options, these Iftars under AED150 should hit the spot.
RWAQ Market, JBR
If you haven’t been to RWAQ Ramadan at The Walk yet, we highly recommend it. The month long event aims to celebrate all aspects of the Holy Month, with art instillations, exhibitions and a pop-up market. For more pop-up shopping events, visit our round up.
The Walk, JBR, www.rwaq.ae
4th July Celebrations
The 4th of July is one of America's biggest celebrations of the year. Awash with patriotic flags, all American barbecues, fireworks and just about any other USA stereotype you can think of. The ‘land of the free’ may be located over 10,000 kilometres away, but that doesn’t mean you can’t join in on the celebrations. Visit our ShortList of venues to celebrate the red, white and blue.
For the summer months, Opera Gallery have selected a range of highlights from the season to keep on display. Those who missed any previous exhibitions can see a small selection of works from the likes of French photographer Rancinan, Argentinean painter Antonio Segui, and sculptor Mauro Corda. Get the lowdown here.
Opera Gallery, Downtown Dubai, website