Sip, spa and brunch across the emirates this week.
The first week of June has arrived, bringing with it a whole host of excitement. From summer spa days to culinary collaborations and (of course) brunch – read on for our picks of the best things to do this week.
Monday 5 June
Enjoy a ladies’ spa day
Every Monday, The St. Regis Spa at The St. Regis Downtown Dubai opens its doors exclusively for ladies. Within six private suites, women can immerse themselves in a handpicked selection of bespoke treatments with a 40% discount on 90-minute massages, body treatments, and facials. For those seeking a luminous and youthful glow, the Boost and Brighten facial treatment offers a 60-minute session that detoxifies and brightens the skin, infusing it with a revitalising burst of energy. Elsewhere, the Moroccan Hammam provides a lavish ritual that purifies the body. Available on Mondays, from 10am to 10pm.
Tuesday 6 June
Try a Nicaraguan dining experience
Fame for her ”Girl & The Goose’ supper clubs, Chef Gabriella Chamorro will guide diners on a multisensory odyssey at Fairmont The Palm this week. Drawing inspiration from traditional Nicaraguan cuisine, Gabriela’s à la carte menu will combine cherished home recipes with inspirations from around the world. Available from 6 to 9 June. AED 395 per person.
GO: Call 04 457 3457 for reservations and more information.
Wednesday 7 June
Take a trip to Italy
Dine on authentic Italian classics prepared by Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi’s chef Fernando Galbiati every Wednesday. Expect all of your favourite Italian staples, including unlimited pasta, pizza and gnocchi, or experience live cooking stations at your table that feature pasta Alla Ruota, Tiramisu and Sicilian Ice-cream. Wednesdays, from 7pm to 10:30pm. AED 180 per person.
Thursday 8 June
Tee off at Topgolf
Experience double the fun at Topgolf this summer with a midweek deal that offers an additional hour of gameplay (for free) when you book an hour’s game. Topgolf Dubai provides air-conditioned bays and full-service bars to ensure your game is as pleasurable as possible. Available Monday to Friday from opening to 3pm.
GO: Visit topgolfdubai.ae for reservations and more information.
Friday 9 June
Have a beefy business lunch
Experience the new business lunch menu at the Jumeirah Al Naseem location of Beefbar. Begin with the house mix salad, followed by three options for the main course: veal fillet cooked in a butter-yuzu sauce, Beefbar’s classic steak-frites, or ginger seabass. To conclude your culinary exploration, indulge in the dessert of the day. Available daily, from 12pm to 4pm. AED 150 per person.
Saturday 10 June
Tuck into Reif Othman’s Buranchi
The FACT Award-winning Reif Japanese Kushiyaki has launched Buranchi at its new Dubai Hills location. Chef Reif Othmans’s expansive brunch menu begins with breakfast items such as pancakes, mini soufflé and monkey bread, before serving up beef kushiyaki, fried wings, chicken gyoza, a selection of sashimi, nigiri and maki rolls, and a desirable dessert platter. Trust us, it’s one of the best things to do in Dubai this week. Saturdays, from 12pm to 5pm. AED 238 (food only) and AED 366 (food and house beverages).
GO: Email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations and more information.
Sunday 11 June
Make a splash
Experience the ultimate summer getaway with a refreshing pool and beach Pass at Shangri-La Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi. Relax by the pool, bask on the golden sands of the private beach or unwind on a comfortable lounger. Available Sunday to Friday, from 9am to sunset. AED 199 per person.
GO: Visit www.shangri-la.com for reservations and more information.