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    13 lavish hotels to book with private pools in the UAE


    by Sarah Joseph
    14 hours ago

    As the sweltering heat is here to stay for the next couple of months, there’s nothing like cooling off in the privacy of your own private pool.
    From temperature-controlled swimming pools to luxe views of the UAE’s skyline, these exotic properties offer their own private swimming facility to unwind with friends and family.
    Emirates Woman has curated a list of must-visit resorts located both in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah, that offer their own space to unwind as you book a premium villa or suite that best fits your needs.
    Abu Dhabi
    Anantara Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa

    If you’re looking for a city escape in the heart of Abu Dhabi, this urban waterfront retreat offers an expanse of mangroves with waterfront swimming and mangrove kayaking during your stay as you unwind at the Mangrove pool suite. It offers a host of privileges from an abundance of space to basking on your terrace or in the mini plunge pool, which elevates your stay in UAE’s capital.
    For more information visit
    Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas, Saadiyat Island

    Located on the pristine white beach of Abu Dhabi’s breathtaking Saadiyat Island, this one-of-a-kind five-star property features a striking modern Arabic architecture with uninterrupted views of the Arabian Gulf. Starting with the one-bedroom beach villa, guests can rejuvenate at their very own large private plunge pool with a fully furnished terrace, as they absorb unrivalled sea views that are reminiscent of an elegant beach house with a location that is hard to beat.
    For more information visit
    Al Wathba, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa

    Rooted deep within the desert landscape of Al Wathba, an intimate retreat with natural beauty lies at the hallmark of this hotel experience, with guests ready to embark on an individual wellness journey, immersed by privacy. With a secluded plunge pool, guests can take in serene views of the Arabian Desert from their villa with a generous amount of space as they lay back and absorb the beauty of the property.
    For more information visit
    One&Only The Palm

    This glittering sanctuary with lush gardens is secluded on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah with opulent hotel rooms, while also featuring beachfront villas with their own private swimming pools as you witness breathtaking views of the Arabian Gulf. The premium villa allows you to step into the world of luxury with complete relaxation as you’re surrounded by lush private gardens and can cool off in your private temperature-controlled swimming pool with a majlis-style space shrouded by an oversized gazebo.
    For more information visit
    Anantara The Palm

    With a private sanctuary that overlooks the beach and Arabian Gulf beyond, you can enjoy luxurious sunny days by the poolside with private concierge services at the Villa with options for one or two bedrooms as you unwind in style with oversized daybeds featuring a lagoon that is made into something special.
    For more information visit
    Nikki Beach Resort & Spa

    With a relaxed yet effortless atmosphere, Nikki Beach Hotels & Resorts prides itself in providing guests with an unrivalled luxury lifestyle experience, while offering guests contemporary dining with an enhanced Nikki Beach experience. The Nikki beach pool villa is pleasant to the eye, with a uniquely designed space featuring an external shower pool and vast recreational areas that are perfectly conceived down to the smallest detail. With a perfect combination of white, light blue and beige colours in the interiors, the outdoor area is fitted with high-quality furniture offering a unique area for private dining or relaxing.
    For more information visit
    Melia Desert Palm

    This urban oasis offers lush green surroundings with an elegant oasis in the one-bedroom hideaway villas with ground floor living and dining spaces that extends to the spacious outdoor as guests enjoy a home away from home for the ultimate privacy with an alfresco dining area, complemented with a stone-walled courtyard for utmost serenity. With fascinating views of Dubai’s skyline and your own space to unwind at, there’s enough of room in this superlatively designed area to relax with friends and family.
    For more information visit
    Bulgari Resort Dubai

    Bringing the Mediterranean style to the Middle East, while being surrounded by ocean views with a nautical spirit imbibed at the property, guests can unwind at the luxurious beach view villas with stunning landscaped gardens and a temperature-controlled pool, as the villas offer the perfect amount of space to have the ultimate luxury gathering with the feeling and privacy of being at home, while enjoying the details of a sunken marble bathtub in the layout.
    For more information visit
    Mandarin Oriental Jumeirah, Dubai
    Mandarin Oriental Jumeirah Dubai’s newly renovated Royal Penthouse boasts a panoramic rooftop terrace with a private 7-metre outdoor swimming pool and a sleek firepit and lounge area for ala fresco dining with epic, unobstructed views of the Arabian Gulf that only you and your guests can exclusively enjoy.
    For reservations, call +971 4 777 2222
    Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa

    Just under an hours drive from the city of Dubai is Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort and Spa. This luxury hotel, which resembles a luxurious Bedouin encampment, is the perfect escape for a weekend recharge. While the resort’s location already ensures maximum privacy for guests, Al Maha’s 42 suites take luxury and privacy to the next level. Each suite boasts a private temperature-controlled pool overlooking the infinite desert views, alongside opulent interiors which pay tribute to Arabian heritage with handcrafted furnishings, antiques and artefacts.
    Ras Al Khaimah
    The Ritz-Carlton, Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach

    Escape to the shores of Ras Al Khaimah at The Ritz-Carlton Al Hamra Beach resort which has 32 luxurious villas that each have their very own private pool, as well as direct beach access.
    The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert

    For those seeking a desert escape in Ras Al Khaimah, The Ritz-Carlton Al Wadi Desert resort is ideal. Similar to its sister resort, there are 100 villas available each with its own private pool.
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    6 of the best hot spots in Dubai that transform into a sensory dining delight


    by Sarah Joseph
    2 hours ago

    For a high-octane dining experience you’re in the right place.
    Known for its elaborate theatrics and a one-of-a-kind dining experience, Dubai is never short of venues to visit to experience with your friends and family.
    With a combination of dining and dinner, we’ve curated a guide of upscale dining spots that are sure to impress on your next visit.

    Drawing inspiration from the Mesopotamian city of Babylon, this entertaining haven merges with enchanting fairytales every day in the ‘Gardens of Love’. Prepare to be swept off your feet as you embark on a journey into a world of pure magic at the award-winning DIFC hotspot and step boldly through a mystical portal to enchantment, immersing yourself in an entirely fresh concept for Babylon’s thrilling season three. Located at the Podium Level of Gate Village 05 in DIFC, it’s open from Tuesday to Saturday 8:30pm to 3am and is close on Sunday and Monday.
    For more information visit here 

    For a thrilling evening of cabaret performances, burlesque dancers and artists from Paris, this traditional Parisian restaurant amps it up a notch with its old Hollywood charm that guests simply can’t get enough off. With cutting-edge video projection technology to elevate he visual experience, these interactive shows are reminiscent of a bygone era. Located in DIFC, near ICD Brookfield, the Josette shows transcend eras, dance styles and aesthetics with fascination in every performance. The candy-coloured grandeur is elevated with exuberant romance from the ‘1920s taking the dining experience up a level. To experience Josette thrilling shows, a minimum spending of Dhs500 is required in both main dining and lounge areas.
    For more information visit here. 

    By combining all elements of food, art and show, guests can seamlessly dissolve on a journey between reality and artistry. Through the medium of storytelling, this multisensory dining experience merges haute cuisine and artistic brilliance through an ingenious performance. The intimate venue only caters to 20 guests ensuring a personalised experience for everyone who visits. Designed to savour the hidden meanings behind the masterpieces, this multisensory adventure leaves an indelible impression on every palate and imagination. The experience is priced at Dhs1,830 per person and is located at Downtown Hotel.
    For more information visit here. 

    The dreamy venue offers an all-in-one escape from reality. With a range of talented international acts and show-stopping acrobatics, the venue stands out with its Mediterranean-inspired menu and unparalleled mixology, combining classic and signature cocktails. They bring magic and fantasy to life with spectacular 3D visual mapping, captivating performances and acrobatic dancers alongside exquisite Mediterranean cuisine and is located at Address Beach Resort, JBR. It’s open from Wednesday to Sunday 8pm until late and a minimum spend starts at Dhs1,000 and varies depending on the day of the week.
    For more information visit here. 
    Q’s Bar & Lounge

    Q’s Bar and Lounge showcases world-class performances from emerging artists handpicked by the music legend himself who has won 28 Grammys across his career spanning over seven decades and who has collaborated with legendary icons across various music genres. Q’s Bar and Lounge provides the perfect old-world charm that can be enjoyed with sumptuous bar bites, and a wide selection of beverages inspired by the legendary achievements of Quincy Jones. With Versace-designed leather couches, mahogany tables and unmatched acoustics, this spot is a must visit. Located in Palazzo Versace, the performances take place Wednesday to Sunday, 7pm onwards.
    For more information visit here. 

    As one of the most unique entertainment hotspots in the Middle East, Theater is committed to presenting real artists and incredible shows while serving up delicious and innovative dishes created by award winning Chef Mattheus Stinnissen. With the debut of ‘Lost in Time’, Theater continues to push the boundaries of entertainment, offering an immersive experience unlike anything seen before. From the swinging melodies of the 1920’s to the revolutionary spirit of rock ‘n’ roll and disco fever of the 1970’s, ‘Lost in Time’ is guaranteed to have audiences of every age. Located at Fairmont Hotel, it’s open from Tuesday to Saturday 10pm to 3am.
    For more information visit here. 
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    Unexpected weather shifts: Rain anticipated across UAE again this weekend


    by Ruman Baig
    58 mins ago

    Prepare for a meteorological twist in the United Arab Emirates as the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) issues a noteworthy weather alert.
    The imminent atmospheric changes are set to keep us on our toes. Coastal regions, including the bustling city of Dubai, are bracing for an incoming wave of rain from the west.
    The NCM’s weather alert signals the likelihood of precipitation hitting on the afternoon of Friday, November 24, with a substantial chance of extending into the weekend.

    # The lowest temperature recorded over the country today morning is 11.3 °C in Jais Mountain (Ras Al Khaimah) at 03:00 UAE Local time.
    — المركز الوطني للأرصاد (@ncmuae) November 24, 2023

    Alongside the impending rainfall, temperatures are expected to take a dip, with coastal areas anticipating lows of 15ºC.
    Venturing into the mountainous terrains of the country unveils an even more significant drop in temperatures. The NCM has reported a chilling reading of 11.3ºC at a station nestled on Ras Al Khaimah’s Jebel Jais.
    As unexpected weather patterns sweep across the UAE, residents and visitors alike are urged to stay updated and be prepared for a climate shift that deviates from the norm.
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    7 fabulous things to do in UAE this weekend


    by Team Emirates Woman
    2 hours ago

    Your ultimate weekend guide – November 24 to November 26, 2023.
    Enjoy authentic Florentine dishes

    True to its name, the Italian fine dining restaurant Chic Nonna encapsulates the spirit of Italy with its authentic menu – served with dose of chic on the side. The revamped menu highlights a wide range of classic, seasonal dishes from age-old recipes to innovate creations by Head Chef Francesco Torcasio and Group Executive Chef Giuseppe Pezzella that are steeped in tradition and bursting with flavour, from pipettes, pastas, risottos to meat and seafood options. The standouts? The Carpaccio di Fassona with parmigiana reggiano, wild arugula coulis, artichoke dressing and truffle, the pan-fried Dover Sole with lemon, capers and brown-butter sauce, the chef-recommended Bavette Nerano pasta with zucchini, basil, Provolone del Monaco cheese and lastly, the Vassoio di Pasticceria, a beautifully wrapped pastry tray of assorted Italian Pasticcini.
    For reservations, visit
    Marvel at this must-see public art show

    On view at ICD Brookfield Place until January 3, 2024, Kuwaiti artist Monira Al Qadiri’s “Floating Worlds” exhibition features fossil fuel resources transformed into tangible metallic art objects and larger-than-life inflatable floating sculptures. The visual spectacle explores the fragility and perishability of energy resources, echoing the importance of discussions on the climate crisis and sustainability.
    Pamper yourself to an exclusive wellness session

    Over the next four months, Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental in Abu Dhabi will be hosting residencies of world-class wellness masters Jimmy Jarnet, Justin Andries, Dr Buathon Thienarrom and Milena Naydenov.
    Wellness designer Jimmy Jarnet will be kicking off the exclusive experience from today until November 29, 2023, offering guests moments to pamper through his hyper-personalized programs such as The Ultimate Massage Experience (Dhs1,435 for 55 minutes/Dhs1,800 for 75 minutes) and personal training sessions (Dhs825 for 55 minutes) for a holistic body and mind symbiosis.
    For more information and reservations, visit or call +971 2 690 7885.
    Book a new nightlife experience

    Tucked away behind a concealed door inside ALAYA, this underground lounge is the latest exclusive club in DIFC. From 11pm to 3am, the refined speakeasy brings a new nightlife energy featuring unique after-hours entertainment and exclusive parties like no other to the region in an opulent Bedouin-inspired interior setting.
    For bookings and reservation, visit or e-mail
    Lunch with a view

    The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai, introduces the Laurent Perrier Garden, a luxurious retreat for French bubbly enthusiasts, where guests can enjoy a dish and a glass of bubbles from Dhs100. Nestled within the lush grounds of The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai, this location is an outdoor oasis, perfect to celebrate big-little moments in life this season. The lip-smacking menu includes a variety of delectable dishes, such as Oyster Fine de Claire, Cured Salmon on Blinis, Burratina, Tartare De Boeuf, Tempura Maki, Chevre Cigar, Beef Cheeks Croquettes, and Prawns Anticuchos.
    For more information and reservations, please visit
    Shop till you drop

    The jaw-dropping Black Friday deals are officially here – you can now until your wallets are dry. The Luxury Closet has a massive discount on all your favourtie leather goods – whether you’re looking to invest in a plus new luxury bag or hoping to buy a pre-loved arm candy, now is the time to do so.  From Louis Vuitton and YSL to Dior and Goyard, the options are endless.
    For more information visit
    Indulge in seasonal sweet treats

    Celebrate the season with Magnolia Bakery’s limited-edition Red Velvet Banana Pudding, a delightful twist on the classic favorite. This fan-favorite features a blend of vanilla pudding, red velvet cake, fresh bananas, and chocolate chips, available in sizes from small to large. Cupcake enthusiasts can indulge in the luscious Red Velvet Whiteout and Chocolate Peppermint cupcakes. The product of the month, Red Velvet Banana Pudding Cookies, offers a perfect fusion of soft-baked banana pudding and melt-in-the-mouth cookies. Don’t miss the Favor Box, combining an assortment of best-selling cookies for the ultimate festive treat.
    For more information visit
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    11 best turkey takeaways to purchase in Dubai for the upcoming festivities

    If you’re looking to plan an intimate Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner at home, the holiday bird might just be the perfect open to make it a special one this year.
    This centerpiece main dish will ensure you skip the grocery line and opt for a gourmet option for all your guests as it comes accompanied with all the stuffing and trimmings to celebrate with your loved ones.
    Tailored to every appetite, Emirates Woman has curated a ready-to-eat guide of Turkey offerings to delight in this season in Dubai for a cosy evening in.
    Jones The Grocer

    The classic roast turkey is priced at Dhs795, the roast turkey with sides is priced at Dhs1,049, the Silver package including roast turkey with premium sides and apple cinnamon pie or a pumpkin pie is priced at Dhs1,189, the Gold package including roast turkey with premium sides and the artisan cheese board or artisan charcuterie board is priced at Dhs1,449 and the Diamond Package with premium sides, a choice of artisan cheese board or charcuterie board and a choice of apple cinnamon pie or pumpkin pie is Dhs1,559. Guests are encouraged to pre-order online or at their nearest Jones the Grocer outlet – whether it be for Thanksgiving or Christmas, or just a jolly festive feast, Jones the Grocer is the ultimate choice for your festive needs and each package serves 8 to 10 people with a a sage and apricot stuffed roast turkey with cranberry sauce and juniper-infused gravy. The turkey takeaway option is available across all stores in Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi.
    For more information visit
    Reform Social & Grill

    A classic British whole roasted turkey takeaway with all the trimmings including roast vegetables, brussels sprouts, cabbage, stuffing, gravy & cranberry sauce. Available from November 16 to December 25, 2023, the offering for four people is for Dhs440 and for 8 people is for Dhs680. Located at The Lakes, it’s open from12pm until 11pm.
    For more information visit

    Available for dine-in or takeaway with a 72-hour notice, customers can now order Couqley’s full turkey feast that serves groups of 8 to 10 people. The loved French restaurant’s traditional turkey is served with a selection of sides including aromatic mushroom stuffing, roasted brussels sprouts, potato gratin, truffle mac & cheese and roasted vegetables, as well as their signature cranberry sauce, and turkey gravy. The whole turkey is priced at Dhs799, the whole turkey with sides including all sides plus Gravy and Cranberry is Dhs1,199 for 800grams each side. Additional sides can be added starting for Dhs49.
    For more information visit
    Bull & Bear

    One of the city’s most exquisite restaurant’s located at Waldorf Astoria DIFC has a Turkey takeaway option from November 15 until December 23, where guests can choose between a Whole Turkey with all the trimmings included beetroot cured salmon, valhrona bruche noel and a festive pudding for Dhs1,245. The turkey takeaway options serve between 6 to 8 people, and must be pre-ordered at least 48 hours in advance allowing guests to spend more time with loved ones. Orders can be placed via WhatsApp 058 600 6776 between 9am to 6pm.
    For more information visit
    Raffles The Palm

    For families looking for a regal festive feast to enjoy in the comfort of their home, Raffles The Palm’s Turkey to Go offers a convenient option for a mouth-watering turkey roast, with no hassle. Guests can order the roasted turkey 48 hours in advance and collect it from the hotel’s grand Patisserie, next to Blüthner Hall. The roasted turkey can be accompanied by a choice of traditional trimmings, such as stuffing and cranberry sauce, along with indulgent desserts, including classic Christmas pudding. The takeaway festive option is priced from Dhs550 and is available from November 23 until January 2, 2024
    For more information visit
    The Duck Hook

    Enjoy a relaxing holiday with the perfect roast Turkey delivered right to your door, just in time to impress your guests. Packages include chilled par-cooked boneless turkey breast, served with all the signature trimmings, desserts, mince pies and crackers. Vegan and Gluten-Free alternatives are also available. The Delivery dates are from December 8 to 10, 15 to 17, 22 to 25, 29 to 30 and pick up is available from Jumeirah Emirates Towers from 22nd to 25, and 31 December. It’s priced at Dhs495 for two people, Dhs825 for four people, Dhs1,540 for eight people and Dhs2,365 for twelve. Guests can avail the 20 percent discount all packages, when ordered are pre-booked before November 15, 2023.
    For more information visit here.
    Lobby Lounge at Address Boulevard

    Those looking to have an extra delicious holiday season at home can enjoy the Festive takeaways including sweet and savoury treats that will enhance the celebrations. Whether it’s a scrumptious Turkey or festive desserts, the selection from the Festive Desk will allow guests to be wowed from the comfort of their own home with grab & go goodies from the Lobby Lounge. It’s priced at Dhs599 per turkey for 6 to 8 people and Dhs290 per kg of Panettone and is available from December 15 to 31, 2023, from 10am to 4pm.
    For more information visit
    Sheraton at Mall of the Emirates

    Jazz up the celebrations this festive season with a special turkey takeaway from Sheraton Mall of the Emirates. Allow the hotel’s talented culinary team to craft the perfect home-style feast for you. Whether it’s a family gathering or an office Christmas party, you can pre-order a juicy and tender traditional oven-roasted, stuffed turkey or leg of lamb served with classic condiments, including brussels sprouts with turkey bacon, mashed potatoes, roasted sweet potatoes, glazed carrots with chestnuts, gravy and cranberry sauce. Celebrate hassle-free and let Sheraton MOE do all the preparations while delivering the turkey straight to your doorstep or making it ready for pickup. Orders must be made 48 hours in advance and is available from 5 to 31 December for Dhs549 for a 6 to 7kg Turkey with 1kg condiments and pick up from the hotel, otherwise a Dhs100 delivery charge will apply.
    For more information visit 

    Elevate your celebrations at home easier and indulge inexquisite flavours with the delicious 8kg roasted Turkey, expertly prepared and generously filled with traditional French stuffing, a savoury blend of Cepesmushrooms and breadcrumbs. Drizzle the rich and decadent Chicken jus over the turkey for a burst of flavours that’ll have your taste buds dancing.Start you feast with five different side dishes including mouthwatering stuffed mushrooms, followed by a creamy and cheesy baked spinach gratin with Mournay sauce. The Pomme Anna a la française, a classic French potato dish, will leave you craving for seconds,while sautéed baby vegetables featuring heirloom carrots, asparagus, and pearl onions add a touch of elegance starting at Dhs950. All takeaway orders must be made 48 hours in advance from November 21 to December 31, 2023 onwards and is available across all outlets in Dubai Mall, Dubai Hills and more.
    For more information visit
    Marriott Resort Palm Jumeirah

    Unwind this season and let Marriott Resort’s culinary artisans craft an authentic festive feast with all the trimmings. Every detail, thoughtfully attended to, is the perfect centrepiece for the festive gathering. Guests can order and collect their roasted turkey cooked to perfection, alongside traditional accompaniments including brussel sprouts with chestnuts, roasted potatoes, honey-glazed carrots, stuffing, sauces and more. This festive spread is completed with a complimentary box of petit fours. Prior booking required 24 hours in advance. Orders can be placed daily from December 5, 2023 until January 7, 2024 and the whole Turkey for 7kg up to ten guests is priced at Dhs750, for 5kg up to six guests is Dhs550.
    For more information visit
    Atlantis The Palm

    Secure your festive feast with Atlantis The Palm’s exclusive turkey offerings, available in two sizes: Medium (serving 6 to 8) for Dhs895 and Large (serving 10 to 12) for Dhs1,195. Elevate your celebration by placing your order 48 hours in advance to enjoy a freshly roasted turkey with an array of delectable accompaniments. This culinary delight includes cranberry sauce, giblet gravy, bread sauce, chipolata sausage, turkey & sage stuffing, roasted potatoes, honey-glazed carrots, roasted parsnips and swede, Brussels sprouts, and green beans. For an indulgent upgrade of Dhs450, savor the exquisite black truffle stuffed turkey, complemented by truffle potato gratin, caramelized shallots, and a goat cheese tatin. Home delivery services will be available from December 24 to 26 for a hassle-free holiday experience.
    For more information visit
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    UAE weather: Rain, thunder and lightening footage shared by residents across Dubai


    by Sarah Joseph
    36 mins ago

    It’s that time of the year with a heavy downpours and a thunderstorm in Dubai.
    At 4:45am, heavy showers were reported in many parts of Dubai including Dubai Investments Park (DIP), Al Barsha, Nad Al Sheba, Silicon Oasis, Business Bay, Jumierah Village and nearby areas across the emirate,
    Per the UAE’s National Center of Meteorology, more rain and cloudy weather is expected during the day, across the UAE, according to a yellow and orange weather alert.

    Dubai Police also issued a safety alert for residents which read “[Dubai] is experiencing adverse weather conditions. Stay clear of beaches and areas prone to flash floods. Drive with care and heed the advice of the authorities.”
    With that in mind we scoured the Internet for the best tweets and videos. Here’s the top images and videos of the rain in Dubai.

    Heavy rain in Dubai ️
    — Omar (@Omar_Mheiri) November 17, 2023

    Heavy rain Dubai location Union dare 17 Nov 2023 #heavyrains
    — Tripurari Chaudhary (@TipsChaudhary) November 17, 2023

    ️ Heavy rains, thunderstorms hit UAE; public safety alert issuedMotorists are advised to drive carefully and follow instructions provided by authorities#RainAlert #AbuDhabi #UAE #Dubai #WeatherForecast #weathereport #WeatherNews #RainyDays #Rain #PakistanZindabad #Pakistani
    — Zeeshan Zakir (@ItsShanijanjua) November 17, 2023

    #DubaiRain #دبي
    — Irram Athar Hayat (@HayatIrram) November 17, 2023

    Raining In Dubai. #rain #dubai #raining #dubaiRain
    — Waqar Hussain Anjum (@waqarHanjum) November 17, 2023

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    9 female-only venues to visit in Dubai


    by Sarah Joseph
    2 hours ago

    Created for women to feel comfortable in a safe environment, female-only venues have gained immense popularity over the years.
    Ensuring these incredible communities of women continues to grow, Emirates Woman has curated a list of all the female-only facilities to access.
    Motion Ladies Fitness

    This ladies-only boutique fitness centre allows women to excel in the world of fitness. From Pilates to Kickboxing, the classes are offered for all fitness levels, be it beginner, intermediate, or expert. As women are on their journey to find their motion, this studio has a passion for every aspect of physical and mental fitness. This beautiful community helps each other stay motivated without judgment to build and bond with close-knit friendships. Tucked away within Umm Suqeim, Villa 122, It’s open from Sunday to Thursday 7am to 9pm and on Saturday from 7am to 4pm and it’s closed on Friday.
    For more information visit

    By raising the bar for women in fitness, FitnGlam is the first of its kind in the region as a female-only superclub. From top-range cardio equipment to boutique studios, women are sure to meet their fitness goals with handpicked personal trainers and nutrition coaches. Whether boxing, yoga, HIIT or any other athletic session, FitnGlam offers it all. To enjoy handcrafted healthy treats, women have access to Active by Nolu’s for a range of organic dishes. Located in Al Quoz, this luxe studio is not one to miss.
    For more information visit
    Dubai Ladies Club

    This unique sanctuary of tranquility offers a combination of modern, world-class facilities and more. With private beach access, visitors can enjoy this haven all year round with access to events and services all year round. With restaurants and cafés on board, there are plenty of dining facilities open to all who visit. Every woman needs some time alone and this safe sanctuary can help her unwind after a long week. Created with the vision to be the home of happy, healthy women, this leading club offers the highest quality services and facilities. Located right next to Jumeirah beach, it’s open daily from 7am to 10pm.
    For more information visit
    GOAL Academy

    This women’s only football academy is fully equipped with 100 per cent female staff who are devoted to giving women an opportunity to grow in this arena. As the future of football continues to be diverse, this dynamic sport is always fully inclusive for those who wish the strive in this field. Without any gender constraints, a positive mindset is key at GOAL Academy. Located in Al Jaddaf, it’s open on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 1:30pm to 4pm.
    For more information visit
    Curvalicious Ladies Boutique Studio

    Started to promote a healthy community for women, this studio provides three signature classes designed to focus on different parts of your body. The three main classes include lower body exercises, upper body for toned arms, back and abs and a full-body workout to engage every muscle. This fully integrated fitness studio also offers yoga, Pilates, boxing classes and much more to promote a healthy lifestyle and suit every exercise style. Located in Hussain’s Warehouse no. 07 in Nadd Al Hamar, it’s open from Sunday to Wednesday 11am to 8pm, Thursday 11am to 6:30pm, Saturday 11:30am to 5pm and Friday’s are closed.
    For more information visit
    Zabeel Ladies Club

    With a one-stop destination for fitness, health, wellness and beauty experiences for women in the UAE, what more can one ask for. Women can select any of the membership packages that are curated to provide memorable and quality experiences. From physiotherapy to nutrition services, visitors can choose from a range of services that are offered to rejuvenate and unwind throughout the week. With fully integrated quality services, women are sure to be comfortable in this luxe environment. Located in Za’abeel 1, it’s open from Wednesday to Monday 8am to 10pm and on Tuesday from 2pm to 10pm.
    For more information visit

    Women are always in the need of a quick touch-up no matter what the occasion. Offering a range of blow-dries all under one roof, women can look and feel their very best without the hassle. This bright and airy space is perfect for women to relax in as they’re getting pampered with a range of luxe services offered in the heart of Dubai. With female staff, women are sure to let their hair down comfortably. Located in villa 595 on Jumeirah Beach Road, it’s open from Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9am to 9pm and Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 9am to 8pm.
    For more information visit
    Fitness 360

    While not all branches are exclusively for women, Fitness 360 offers an exclusive ladies only club at J3 mall. With state-of-the-art exercise machines and group exercise classes, everyone can stay motivated under one roof. This space lets everyone achieve their fitness goals in a motivating environment with options that are reachable to absolutely everyone. By promoting healthy living, Fitness 360 offers a 360 degrees holistic approach for every member. Located on Al Wasl Road, it’s open daily from 10am to 10pm.
    Bia Warrior

    This facility was designed to build an all-inclusive community of strong women. Being the only obstacle training programme in Dubai, this venue offers interactive training to improve strength, grip, balance, agility and power at home. Together women are stronger and Bia Warrior truly believes in that. This supportive arena, ensures women are one step closer to their goals with live workouts, regular check-ins and personalised feedback from the coaches.
    For more information visit
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    The most romantic restaurants in Dubai to celebrate your anniversary


    by Sarah Joseph
    2 hours ago

    Thinking of planning a special dinner for your upcoming anniversary? We’re here to help.
    There are a myriad of romantic hotspots for couples in Dubai – be it for your proposal, wedding, honeymoon, anniversary, or any special occasion you wish to celebrate – you’re sure to find something to fit your taste.
    From surreal views to a dimly lit interiors, this emirate never short of venues to celebrate your special occasion, hence there’s no room for letting romance slip in Dubai.
    Explore our curated guide of romantic venues to dine at for a special evening of cherished memories with your loved one.
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