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12 luxe things to do in Dubai over the Eid Al Fitr holiday

12 luxe things to do in Dubai over the Eid Al Fitr holiday

Your ultimate guide on what to do this Eid break – May 11 to May 15.

Fendi’s latest launch at Nammos

Fendi FF capsule

Having just launched their newest summer capsule collection FF Vertigo in collaboration with the Miami Artist Sarah Coleman, Fendi will be showcasing the capsule for all eyes to see at Nammos Beach Club in Dubai from May 13 to May 22. The FF Vertigo camper will be parked right outside the luxe venue, accompanied by a takeover in selected areas of the restaurant.

Focus on your health

Take time to focus on your health this Eid. Boutique fitness studio Reform Athletica offers signature classes which include The Reform Method, TRX Athletica, RA Yoga and Kettle Form in an environment that is plastic-free. With a holistic approach to life, the instructors modify the classes to ensure every class member receives the best experience, every time.

A petit déjeuner

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On Thursday, May 13, Carine is welcoming friends, families and loved ones to enjoy a special Petit Déjeuner to celebrate the beginning of Eid. Indulge in an indulge in an elegant French-Mediterranean breakfast alongside rich coffee, tea and fresh juices.With sweeping views of Emirates Golf Club enjoy the extended breakfast at Carine from 9am until 1pm, with dishes starting from Dhs30.

A new Burj Khalifa light show

Dubai Burj Khalifa

UAE residents and visitors will be treated to a brand new Burj Khalifa light show as well as a new Dubai Fountain show this Eid. The never seen before shows are perfectly choreographed to LED and the special track entitled Esmaha Dubai, a song written by Emirati music composer and director Mohamed Al Ahmed will make its big debut. The show will run at 8pm every evening during the Eid long weekend.

A summer-edition brunch

Eid brunch

As summer arrives, the much-loved Traiteur brunch has launched a seasonal edition, set to take place at Brasserie Du Park. Launching on May 14, it will boast the same culinary excellence as the iconic Traiteur Brunch with a flavorsome slew of delicious dishes served right to the table. Signature dishes include Kaluga Caviar, Chilled & Hot Seafood Platter and Meat Platter. Taking place from 1pm to 4pm every Friday, prices start from Dhs375 for the soft package; Dhs550 for the house package; and Dhs650 for the sparkling package.

A Downtown Dubai happy hour

Tipsy Lion

Popular Downtown Dubai hotspot Tipsy Lion – located on the 8th floor of the Sofitel Downtown Dubai – is set to make an almighty return this Eid. Launching this Wednesday, May 12, a week of an all day, every day happy hour is on the cards. From 12 to 18 May indulge in the ‘Happy Week’ menu, including options such as Smoked Guacamole Dhs35, Nashville hot chicken sandwich Dhs40, The ‘It’s possible’ vegan burger Dhs40 and the famous butter chicken pie Dhs50. There’s also a variety of drinks on the happy hour menu priced at Dhs27.

A cityscape

If you haven’t booked yourself a staycation over the Eid break and don’t want to venture too far from home, opt for a cityscape at the Waldorf Astoria DIFC. Book a stay starting at Dhs1,170 and treat yourself to a refreshing day by the trendiest pool in DIFC or nurture holistic balance and deep relaxation at The Waldorf Astoria Spa.

Call +971 (0) 4 515 9999 or email [email protected] for more information.

Chic nights

la serre business lunch dubai

This Eid enjoy a dinner at Bistro Chic by La Serre with their newly launched Degustation menu. Signature dishes on the five-course menu icnlude Degree Organic Egg on Puy Lentil Stew and Truffle Sabayon, the halibut, which is butter basted and sits with a Coco Bean Ragout and San Marzano Tomato Jus, Veal Tenderloin served with Turned Root Vegetable and Dauphinoise Potato and Truffle Jus and more. Prices for the set menu start Dhs395 per person, with the wine pairing option at Dhs 895 per person. Available daily from 7pm to 11:30pm.

Relax & rejuvenate

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Treat yourself with a spa treatment this Eid at the Ritz-Carlton DIFC Spa. Opt for the 60-minute 3D Collagen facial by Natura Bisse which uses three types of collagen of different molecular structure (high, medium and low), that sculpts and defines facial contours, improves skin density and provides deep miniaturization. This innovative facial provides a lifting and firming effect for incredibly supple and plump skin. Also included is a 30 minute back, shoulder and neck massage to complete your experience. The treatment is 90 minutes in total, priced at Dhs570.

Lunch with a view

Bella Ramadan

Enjoy lunch with spectacular views of Downtown Dubai at Bella Business Bay. From 12pm to 4pm throughout Eid enjoy a selection of the restaurant’s most popular dishes from their a la carte menu. Hero dishes include Branzino in Crosta Di Patata; Risotto Funghi and Calamari e Gamberi.

A fabulous pool day

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Enjoy a fabulous pool day at The Pangolin at The Els Club in Sports City. Starting from Dhs150 for an individual pool pass, guests are invited to the pool every day of the week to enjoy access, a main meal from the pool menu, as well as a drink of their choice. For couples, there’s a package for just Dhs250 which includes entry to the pool, a dish and drink per person and use of the club.

Dine waterfront

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For those wanting a luxurious dining experience over Eid, opt for Pier Chic at Jumeirah Al Naseem. The Dubai venue floating over the water with exquisite views of the Burj Al Arab is offering a signature coastal Italian menu by Chef Beatrice Segoni – four courses for Dhs400 between 1pm and 3pm on May 14 and 15.

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