A long weekend is a time for you to finally unwind and visit the places you always wanted to explore. But sometimes, you just don’t have any clue how to spend it. Whether you want to relax, party, or sightseeing, Dubai is a dreamy long weekend gateway for everyone.
- Relax at the Talise Ottoman Spa
A long weekend is a perfect time to rejuvenate and unwind. There is no better place to do that than Talise Ottoman Spa. Located at the Jumeirah Zabeel Saray Hotel, the spa has recently been awarded The Favorite Spa Retreat at the Conde Nast Traveller Middle East’s Readers’ Travel Awards 2019 as well as several other awards from previous years. The spa offers 42 treatment rooms, steam rooms, sauna, snow rooms, and thalassotherapy pools. You can choose numerous treatments, from Talise Ottoman Hammam, Facials, Massage, Luxury Body Treatments, Couple’s Spa, to Wellness Rituals and Therapies. The spa is built exquisitely with marble and decorated with dark woods and mosaics, giving you a guaranteed VIP experience.
- Shop at The Dubai Mall
If you’re looking for a place to apply the term “shop till you drop,” The Dubai Mall should be your next destination. By total area, it is the second-largest mall in the world. Includes over 1,200 shops and in 2011, it was the most visited building on the planet. You can discover more than 200 of the most prestigious luxury brands at Fashion Avenue or experience amazing food in one of its many restaurants. When you are done shopping, you can entertain yourself in the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo situated inside the mall.
- Try out IMG Worlds of Adventure
With the size of 28 football fields, one of Dubai’s newest theme parks, the IMG Worlds of Adventure is the world’s largest indoor theme park. Be sure to wear your most comfortable shoes because you do not want to miss anything from this theme park. The park is divided into five epic zones. Two represent global brands Cartoon Network and Marvel. The original concepts created by the IMG Group is the Lost Valley – Dinosaur Adventure. Kids can enjoy multi-sensory adventures with The Powerpuff Girls, Gumball, Ben 10 and LazyTown, while older visitors can become any Marvel superheroes they want. The Lost Valley – Dinosaur Adventure zone will give you an adrenaline rush as you interact with life-size dinosaurs.
- Desert Safari
Your long weekend and Dubai trip will never be complete without a Desert Safari. It is undeniable that Dubai’s dunes are a must-see. You can choose morning desert safari, evening desert safari, overnight desert safari, or even dinner only if that is what you want. You will drive a jeep through enormous mounds of sand and stop at a campsite. In the campsite, you will have the opportunity to ride camels, get henna hand paintings, shisha smoking or be entertained by a belly dancer. Enjoy the thrilling drive and the amazing activities for a one of a kind experience that you can definitely brag to your friends and family back home.
- Party at White Dubai
This is the place where all partygoers in Dubai come together. Located on the rooftop of the Meydan Racecourse Grandstand, White Dubai is the greatest and most exclusive nightclub in the city. The rooftop offers an astounding view of Dubai’s skyline. If you want to party here, make sure you wear your best outfit because the staff will only let the best-dressed in.