by Sarah Joseph
4 hours ago
Your ultimate weekend guide – September 15 to 17, 2023.
Unleash your inner artist
Visitors can experience a professional painting workshop hosted at the captivating overwater private lounge, 101 Privé, nestled within the enchanting One&Only The Palm resort on Sunday, September 17, 2023. The renowned guest artist Rabab Tantawy will host an exclusive workshop showcasing a diverse array of techniques. Overall, her artworks are a kaleidoscope of colour, embodying themes of unity, community, and heritage, providing a unique opportunity to unleash creativity within the serene atmosphere of One&Only the Palm. Priced at Dhs400 per person for all the materials, refreshments and beverages and it takes place for all art enthusiasts including artists and beginners from 3pm to 5pm.
For more information visit oneandonlyresorts.com
Put wellness first
This weekend, The Pearl Spa and Wellness at Four Seasons Hotels Dubai is participating in World Wellness Weekend where a host of activities are scheduled for September 15 to September 17, 2023. Visitors can explore various well-being sessions such as sound healing meditations, muscle flexibility stretches and revitalizing foot reflexology experiences available from 11am to 3pm. Exclusive Aerial yoga sessions will take place on Saturday, September 16, at 1pm, the wellness weekend will also feature two exquisite services which either include a complimentary 30-minute foot reflexology session or a 30-minute perfusion therapy massage. Individual sound healing sessions are available throughout the weekend from Septmeber 15 to 17, with limited availability for friends and family to enjoy.
For more information visit world-wellness-weekend.org
Indulge in a new tasting menu
For all the Italian food aficionados, Monno has launched a new tasting menu that thoughtfully features a five-course dinner prepared by Head Chef Federico Bartoli and his team. Priced at Dhs300 for five-courses, the menu experience includes dishes such as No 2 Dibba Bay Oysters, Mediterranean seabass, spinach sponge cake, Spaghetti alla chitarra and Sicllian pistachio mousse filled with pistachio cream. Each dish tells a unique story that can be discovered at Monno. A firm fan favourite at Monno awaits guests for the next course – made in-house and shaped by hand, the ‘ravioli al tartufo’ presents homemade ravioli with buffalo ricotta filling, drizzled with Parmigiano Reggiano fondue and veal jus, and topped with fresh truffle, so don’t forget to try it. Located at 304 Al Wasl Road, it’s open daily for lunch and dinner from 12pm until 12am.
For more information visit monno.ae
Book a luxurious beach getaway
Looking for a short haul escape? The Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Beach Resort, stretching across 1.5 kilometers of private, pristine white sandy beaches, creates the ideal setting for a relaxing family getaway. This resort, meticulously crafted to combine elegance and comfort, invites guests on a journey of rejuvenation, providing a perfect counterbalance to life’s daily demands and challenges. With 471 rooms, suites, and villas, the resort boasts breathtaking vistas of the Arabian Gulf, Al Hajjar Mountains, and vast stretches of beautiful coastline along the Bays of Oman. Embracing various cultures, the resort also has an extensive array of dining options, including 13 diverse choices, spanning Brazilian, Italian, Asian cuisine, and a delightful kids’ menu.
For more information visit hilton.com
If you’re thinking of having a lazy weekend at home and would love a cheat meal, Hammer Burgers is the place to order from. The stellar lineup of burgers will make everyone’s taste buds dance with joy including the timeless OG Burger, the Fun Guy Burger, the divine Carmel Burger, and the bold and flavorful OLD Burger. Sink your teeth into the classic Cheese Burger, unleash your hunger on the satisfying Hammer Smash, For the ultimate creamy indulgence, the milkshakes will take guests to dessert heaven. Treat yourself to the rich and decadent Oreo Milkshake. Located in Jumeirah 3 and JVC branch, this restaurant is one to try this weekend.
For more information visit hammerburgers.com
Beat the summer heat
If you’re looking to beat the summer heat, Ice-creams are possibly the best option. We’re all softies for ice-cream and might always need a cheat treat occasionally. With a range of exciting flavours such as fresh Pistachio ice-creams and other vanilla flavours topped with 24kt gold carat for that premium experience, Dubai is home to a variety of exotic flavours to tantalize your tastebuds and make any meal even more exciting. So, for some delicious dessert after a meal or simply want to cool down after a long day, we’ve curated a guide of all the must-visit spots that have a plethora of delectable choices that your palate can’t simply get enough of.
It’s brunch time
Transport yourself to Mina Brasserie this weekend to experience its delectable The Urban Chic Brunch. Guests can savor delectable delights curated by Celebrity Chef Michael Mina, indulge in captivating cocktails, and bask in the sophisticated ambience, all while enjoying the enchanting live performances from an inimitable Jazz Duo that bring true joie de vivre to the occasion. It takes place every Saturday from 1pm to 4pm and embodies sheer elegance in a sophisticated ambience. The prices for the brunch start at Dhs320 for the soft selection, Dhs520 for the House Selection and Dhs720 for the Mina Selection.
For more information visit minabrasserie.com
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