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    5 UAE-based floral boutiques to gift your loved ones from this Eid al-Fitr

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    by Sarah Joseph
    43 mins ago

    To bring a smile to a loved one’s face this Eid Al-Fitr, florists around the UAE have launched a host of gorgeous bouquets and offers to make the occasion even more special.
    As a heartwarming gesture, bespoke bouquets are the best opportunity to express your love this month as everyone gathers at home to celebrate these precious moments.
    With Eid Al-Fitr around the corner, Emirates Woman has curated a guide of all the best florists to purchase your next arrangement.
    Darcey Flowers

    This premium floral boutique has launched a series of special bouquets this Eid, to celebrate the occasion. From peonies to hydrangeas, each arrangement is prepared with love by a team of in-house specialists. Starting from Dhs545, these celebration-worthy bouquets are perfect for gifting or simply wanting to spruce any home. This premier flower shop offers delivery in Dubai and across the UAE. Embrace the spirit of Eid Al Fitr with our dazzling flower collection that celebrates the bond of family. Let the beauty of these blooms fill your homes with joy and togetherness this festive season with gorgeous creasent shaped bouquets to purchase.
    For more information visit Darceyflowers.ae
    Flowers.ae

    This Eid Al Adha, Flowers.ae has launched a special collection for customers to choose from. The exquisite Eid flowers are designed to convey their heartfelt wish to make the occasion special. From white tulips to peonies, the options are endless with XXL bouquets to make a memorable impression. Starting from Dhs275 customers can choose from a wide selection of bouquets, with same-day flower delivery directly to the door ensuring stress-free shopping.
    For more information visit flowers.ae
    Bella Fleur

    Bella Fleur will help its customers to brighten a centuries-old tradition of flower gifting. The brand creates elegant Eid-themed flower bouquets, blooming boxes, and charming cake cases. From a graceful bouquet of white flowers to boxes with bouquets and a candle, mothers can feel special on this day and beyond. With lush designs bringing something unique and special to the floral space in Dubai, Bella Fleur strives to spread warmth, joy and happiness through their bespoke floral service; especially focusing on putting a spotlight on unique arrangements.
    For more information visit bellafleur.ae
    The Flower Society

    This luxury flower brand creates floral arrangements that are inspired by the seasons in nature for any bespoke occasion. This Eid, there are a host of exquisite bouquets to choose from including Allium, Oncidium and Purple Vanda and more starting from Dhs400. Each special arrangement pays homage to the simplicity of this occasion. Customers can also purchase the limited-edition arrangement in collaboration with the artist Marwan Sahmarani, who balances art and expression through a daring touch. Priced at Dhs1,500, this luxe arrangement comes with an assortment of red roses.
    For more information visit theflowersociety.net
    Butter DXB

    This Dubai-based florist offers an array of gifting ideas that are perfect for all occasions including Eid. From their forever roses to fresh picks, the brand offers everything you could possibly ask for. Customers can purchase the Vanilla Patchouli candle and Jasmine Oud candle to complement the floral arrangements for a festive touch. Additionally, the Exotica Crystal Hamper priced at Dhs650 comes with three crystal jars service premium Medjool dates and a tropical arrangement of flowers.
    For more information visit butter.ae
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    7 Instagrammable Dubai spots for your matcha dessert cravings

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    by Sarah Joseph
    1 hour ago

    As a healthier alternative to your caffeine intake, Matcha has increased in popularity over the years.
    With various cafés in Dubai bringing on a new take to Matcha in the form of new desserts, there’s a plethora of hotspots to visit with Japan’s most loved
    This delectable incarnation in cakes and other sweet tooth variables has been seen throughout the Emirate as the ingredient continues to rise in fame.
    So if you’re on the lookout for an experimental take on matcha, Emirates Woman has curated a guide to all the must-visit spots in Dubai.
    NETTE

    Situated in the heart of Dubai’s premium boutique padel club, this urban sanctuary brings the perfect blend of Japanese with Parisian. Surrounded by a padel court and yoga studio, this culinary space is a home for must-try wellness activities. With a wholesome menu, the café serves both iced and hot matcha with an array of alternative milk choices to choose from. Their vegan Matcha and Chocolate éclair is a must-try for your matcha cravings. The quaint café is located inside MATCHA Club, Al Quoz.
    Megumi Matcha

    As Dubai’s first matcha specialty shop, this woman-owned and operated café works as a farm-to-packaging concept. For all the macaron lovers, this Korean-style macaron comes with Black sesame matcha flavour with an irresistible taste. Run by women, guests can also delve into the history of the Japanese tea ceremony. Megumi hosts a matcha workshop at Vanilla Sukkar – a local mother-and-daughter-owned gem in Jumeirah.
    For more information visit megumimatcha.com
    The Kakao Guy

    Satisfy your sweet tooth with their luscious Matcha Nama Chocolate. Made with premium quality ingredients, this indulgent treat is a fusion of rich, creamy chocolate and earthy matcha flavors that will tantalise your taste buds. Known for their freshly bakes cakes and desserts this Nama chocolate with customers craving for more and can now be delivered straight to your doorstep.
    For more information visit thekakaoguy.com
    Yamanote Atelier

    At this artisanal Japanese bakery and café concept guests can expect a wide variety of savoury and sweet dishes. Inspired by Japanese minimalist and pastel colours, this venue comes with a modern quirky edge. Reminiscent of the cafés Japanese culture, the pieces are baked fresh with authentic ingredients. For the matcha lover, the newly introduced matcha-flavoured dessert, Ya Baum is the perfect treat. Guests can visit the brand’s several locations across Dubai including Mirdif Hills, Dubai Frame, Al Seef Village Mall, Motor City, Al Ferdous Dubai and The Dubai Mall.
    For more information visit yamanoteatelier.com
    Bageri Form

    Inspired by Scandinavian design, this artisanal café was elevating bakery classics and serving dishes with the freshest of ingredients. With Nordic-infused interiors, the bakery also serves freshly sourced matcha in minimal cups for a rejuvenating start to the day. With an aesthetic presentation, this place is beyond Instagrammable-worthy. For all the matcha fans, the restaurant has recently added the matcha tartine with matcha butter and biscuit crumb. It’s located in Dubai Design District, Building 4.
    For more information visit bageriform.com
    Soo Matcha

    As UAE’s all Matcha-inspired café, visitors are sure to have the whole matcha experience. After first launching in early 2020, this hotspot comes with all things matcha. By experimenting with different flavours and constantly tailoring their menu, the brand even has its own matcha-flavoured ice cream that’s irresistible and must-try.
    For more information visit soomatcha.com
    More Matcha

    Located in DIFC, this new hotspot will have matcha lovers hooked, as it cater to all their craving. Besides the regular matcha drink and coffee, you can also enjoy matcha éclairs, donuts or soft serve. The decor and the aesthetic completely elevates the vibe of the place in a complementary pastel green palette, giving it a fresh facelift.
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    11 homegrown UAE-based cafés to visit for a much-needed break

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    by Sarah Joseph
    4 hours ago

    Dubai is never short of homegrown local eateries, that come with rich history and a story.
    From the best brews to traditional delectable delights, these local cafés have grown immensely over the years amongst both tourists and residents.
    Whether you’re looking for a quaint space to unwind or to simply catch-up with your friends, we’ve got you covered.
    So, if you’re looking for spots to unwind at, why not visit these local cafés that have made a mark for themselves in the F&B space.

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    6 new coffee shops in Dubai that you’ll love a latte

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    by Sarah Joseph
    17 mins ago

    If you’re a true coffee aficionado, you’re in the right place.
    With an ever-growing coffee culture in the UAE, more and more coffee shops continue to open in the emirate to attract a pool of residents and tourists from around the globe.
    Having already made its mark on the global map, some cafés have recently opened in the UAE, these cafes and coffee shops serve up the best brews in Dubai.
    As coffee culture continues to grow in the Dubai, these spots are perfect for a solo midday adventure or an evening stroll with your friends.
    So, if you’re eager to see what’s brewing, swipe through our editor-approved guide of the latest coffee shops to visit.

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    Have an egg-stra special Easter in Dubai at these restaurants

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    by Sarah Joseph
    1 hour ago

    As an occasion to celebrate with your loved ones, this festive opportunity falling on March 31, 2024 is a time to bring everyone together.
    From a beautifully curated afternoon tea with delectable delights to savouring a traditional Sunday roast, there are endless option to ensure you have a hoppy one this year.
    Whether you wish to relax with your friends or plan on celebrating the occasion with your little ones, Emirates Woman has curated a list of activities as you unwind this Easter.

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    16 romantic staycations to book for a special getaway in the UAE

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    by Sarah Joseph
    1 hour ago

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    As the month of love is just around the corner and you’re looking to treat that special someone in your life.
    Think long walks on the beach, bespoke massages for two, intimate dinners and more. Each staycation promises an intimate experience, without the need to book a flight and embark or hassle-fuelled getaway.
    For a quick and hassle-free break, with glistening views, the UAE is never short of romantic spots that are designed to impress your loved one.
    So for a short-haul escape within the UAE, swipe through our guide of hotels to book during the month of February and beyond.
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    9 rooftop pools with the most stunning views of Dubai

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    by Sarah Joseph
    1 hour ago

    For the warmer months, a pool day is a perfect way to unwind.
    If you want those Instagram-worthy shots, sky-high pools offer scintillating views and a break from the mundane routine.
    For where to book next, follow the ultimate Emirates Woman editor-approved guide.
    Cloud 22

    Soaring 96 meters above The Palm and spanning 90 meters in length, Cloud 22 is a space to indulge with friends or find exciting new ones. Featuring 60 sun loungers and 15 floating beds, guests can also settle into one of 11 private cabanas or opt for the two-storey VVIP cabana. The highlight of these exclusive cabanas is the Duplex Cabana with AC, which features two chic lounge rooms, a private bathroom, a stunning private pool, a suspended plunge pool and uninterrupted views of the Arabian Gulf and The Palm Jumeirah. Prices start at Dhs450 for the Single Sun Lounger from Monday to Thursday and for Dhs650 per person from Friday to Sunday including public holidays inclusive of Pool access only at Atlantis The Royal.
    For more information visit atlantis.com
    AURA Skypool

    The world’s highest 360-degree infinity pool is exactly where you need to be as balmy days lie ahead. With panoramic views of Dubai’s skyline, visitors can witness the skyline from an angle that aesthetically pleases them. Designed with custom-made sunbeds and lounges, this venue is the ideal spot to unwind, with an eclectic atmosphere complemented by the Lounge & Bar and tunes to uplift the atmosphere all day long.
    AURA Skypool, Palm View Tower, 50th Floor, open daily 10am to sunset. auraskypool.com. 
    Address Sky View

    This iconic sun-lunging deck offers guests uninterrupted panoramic city views with private cabanas to unwind. The breath-taking infinity pool overlooks Downtown, making it an unmissable experience for guests. Whether you’re looking to enjoy under the sun with friends or simply take a break and work from there, this pool comes with a range of exclusive amenities.
    Address Sky View, Downtown, 54th floor, open daily 9am to 7pm, addresshotels.com.
    La Ville Hotel & Suites

    This luxe boutique hotel offers a relaxed environment in the heart of the city. To unwind guests can experience the rooftop pool while avoiding the summer heat as it’s protected from around. The stunning infinity pool comes with an array of delectable bites and drinks designed to raise the roof and amp up the evening as guests raise a toast to the beautiful sunset.
    La Ville Hotel & Suites City Walk, open from Monday to Sunday, 7am to 10pm, mariott.com
    SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences

    One of Dubai’s most refined properties features two jaw-dropping infinity pools placed at the top of 75 floors with stunning views of the city. For an unrivalled experience, guests can soak in the sun with signature cocktails and bar snacks from Privilege, making it the go-to spot of the town. With 360-degree views of Dubai and an unbeatable vibe, this pool becomes one of the most happening spots to be at.
    SLS Hotel & Residences, open daily 9am to 6pm, sbe.com
    Address Beach Resort

    This record-breaking pool in Dubai received an award for being the highest infinity pool in the world. Located 294 metres up from the hotel, guests can witness splendid views of Dubai’s skyline while relishing a menu of delectable Asian-inspired dishes from ZETA Seventy Seven. From picturesque views to fully equipped cabanas, this place is definitely a must-visit.
    Address Beach Resort, JBR, 77th floor, addresshotels.com
    Paros

    Inspired by the Greek Island that sits in the heart of the Aegean Sea, it’s the only rooftop pool bar and restaurant in JLT, located on the 46th floor of the Tai Hotel, with a relaxing sanctuary for guests to dine in. With influences from Southern Europe and 360-degree views of Dubai, making it, one of the most sought-after venues in the city.
    Paros, Taj Hotel JLT, 46th floor, tajhotels.com
    25 Hours Hotel

    This newly opened hotel comes with a luxe rooftop pull that overlooks a key structure, the Museum of the Future. With an expansive space to lie under the sun, guests can lay back or swim laps, as per their needs. With an Arabian take, guests can relax by the pool, sip cocktails from Monkey Bar and take in the view.
    25 Hours, One Central, 6th floor, 25hours-hotels.com
    Sofitel Downtown

    Known for the hotel’s Mosaic Infinity pool, guests can take a refreshing dip and experience luxurious views at this expansive property. By offering swimmers a relaxing outdoor journey, guests can witness the bustling view of Downtown in a sophisticated setting with a selection of hand-crafted beverages to sip on all day.
    Sofitel Downtown, 5th Floor, sofitel-dubai-downtown.com
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    Ramadan 2024: 8 delectable gifts to send your loved ones

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    by Sarah Joseph
    33 mins ago

    During the holy month of Ramadan, Arab cultures continue to practice devotion to friends and family.
    Besides the grand iftar tents, oat home invitations with the whole family over are also a key part of this month. During this time, we can always still send out some love to our family and friends to show are care.
    From dates to bouquets, the options are endless and can go a long way as a kind gesture for all those you love.
    So if you’re looking out for a memorable hamper to purchase, you may want to bookmark this page, as we will keep adding on to the list.

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