Eid is just around the corner and it is this time of the year where we take advantage of the extended weekend to pause reality and unwind, and the best way to do so, is by hunting down the best offer deals and spend some quality time at the comfiest hotels.
Here’s a list to help you make the right decision!
Jumeirah’s luxury hotels and resorts are blessing your vacation with a 15-20% off the best available rates, only if you are a Dubai resident though.
Hotels include Dar Al Masyaf, Al Naseem, Mina A’Salaa and more. So make sure you check out the most convenient offer for an exceptional vacation, offers include complimentary breakfast and a lunch or dinner across 40 restaurants, in addition to a limited access to Wild Wadi Waterpark and Kids Club.
“Overlooking both the pristine waters of the Arabian Gulf and Dubai’s glittering skyline, Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai is a stunning destination with an enviable beach setting.”
The hotel is hosting an event on June 8th with lots of activities in store for you for Global Wellness Day, activities vary from kickboxing and Mo Mac classes to yoga, meditation and Zumba sessions. Making the hotel a perfect getaway for couples whom interests are different, yet want to spend the holiday together.
The event will kick off with a nutritious meal, followed by a zumba session and ending perfectly with a massage and facial cleansing sessions.
3- Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort
Enjoy a cozy one-bedroom villa with breakfast for two and a private pool, and enjoy a variety of desert activities or spend your time relaxing at the spa.
Details: From Dh1,999++ per night, inclusive of buffet breakfast for two adults.
If you are looking forward for this holiday just to sit back and unwind from all the work that has left you undone, then this is the place for you. You get to select two 30-minute treatments for only Dhs280, which we all need at the moment.
Enjoy a private beach and the stunning views of the Dubai Marina with Dukes’ Eid offer that allows you a four-nigh stay for the price of three. You will get access to fitness centre, indoor pool, water-sports, kids club and the outdoor infinity pool.
Also, the Hotel’s Great British Restaurant will lay out an Eid feast with an open buffet including Arabic and Indian cuisine, in addition to multiple live cooking stations.
Dubai’s Coca-Cola Arena Will Welcome Back Visitors on November 20
Dubai’s Coca-Cola Arena has announced the return of its live shows, in respect to safety procedures of course and a new protocol called ‘Venue Shield’.
The venue will welcome back audiences for the first time since February this year as OJ Lifestyle presents their Dark Knights Edition 1.0 event.
The arena first opened its doors last year in June, with many celebrities making headlines including Russell Peters and Maroon 5.
“We are very pleased to be able to provide live entertainment to the community of Dubai again, and we are excited to welcome the OJ Lifestyle team to Coca-Cola Arena on November 20th,” said Guy Ngata, CEO of Coca-Cola Arena.“There has been a tremendous amount of work implemented across many sectors in Dubai to get to this point, and we are pleased to now open our doors again with the safety of our guests of the utmost importance.” He added.
“It’s critical that we assure people they are attending a safe environment allowing fans and artists to enjoy an amazing live experience, which we are confident will be the case,” Ngata continued.
UAE Announced the Relaxing of Islamic laws to Promote Personal Freedoms
The United Arab Emirates announced on Saturday a massive overhaul of the country’s Islamic personal laws, which will allow unmarried couples to cohabitate and loosen the restrictions on alcohol and more.
This aims at broadening personal freedoms as the country is positioning itself as a Westernized destination for tourists. These reforms will boost the country’s economic and “consolidate the UAE’s principles of tolerance,” said state-run WAM news agency.
These changes is also a reflection for the efforts of the Emirates’ rulers to keep up with the rapidly changing society at the UAE.
The amendment will allow for “cohabitation of unmarried couples,” which has been criminalized before in the UAE and in an attempt to “protect women’s rights,” the government will also get rid of the laws that defend “honor crimes,” a widely criticized tribal custom in which a male relative may evade prosecution for assaulting a woman seen as dishonoring a family.
What do you think of the UAE’s move in adapting with the current changes that the country is facing?
Dubai Set to Launch Several Sustainable Projects For A Greener World!
Dubai has proven all the time its keenness on leading a sustainable life and on October 31st, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum looked at some interesting projects that are likely to transform Dubai into the ultimate destination for environmental sustainability.
Sheikh Mohammed, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai took a look at four new upcoming projects: the Green Dubai Project, the Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary development, a public beach development, and the Dubai Center for Waste Processing project.
In a statement, Sheikh Mohammed said, “The UAE is committed to implementing innovative projects that optimize the use of resources and solve critical challenges as part of the country’s strategy to ensure environmental sustainability. A key element in the UAE’s development model, environmental sustainability is reflected in all initiatives and projects launched by gov’t entities, independently or in partnership with the private sector. Sustainability is key to the UAE’s future-readiness.”
The Dubai Green project will be build along the city’s Al Mamzar Creek and will be an open garden that shall be developed over the next four years. The project will cost around AED 2 billion and will contain lots of greenery and exotic flowers.
Besides having new beached and heavenly greenery, Sheikh Mohammed also shed the light on the Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary project, which will preserve and develop biodiversity and ecosystems across the emirate.
The largest project so far is the Dubai Center for Waste Processing, which might be built in Warsan. It is set to be one of the world’s largest waste processing plants, and will work to achieve some of the most efficient processing and energy generations across the city.