Dubai Marina: A week in the city’s trendiest spots
Among this week’s itinerary picks, lie Dubai Marina’s most essential spots that we think everyone should check out. We’ve decided to make this week’s issue a little more special, as we lay out spots for every day of the week. Keep reading for more.
Start your week in the city, with a little more than just a pretty view out your window. Skydive Dubai is now open in Dubai Marina. The venue features exciting diving packages across the palm as well as the middle-eastern desert. Those looking for something a little closer to the ground can take a ride in the Gyrocopter flight. This additional package gives you a birds-eye view of the city’s prime tourist attractions in a total of 20 minutes for AED 999. Moreover, residents of the U.A.E get an exclusive discount of up to 20%. A truly marvelous experience, you won’t regret it.
Mondays are for chill, at the Zero Gravity Dubai. Located right next to the Skydive drop zone, the beach club overlooks the gorgeous Marina skyline while giving you the perfect vibe for a day under the sun. The soulful ambiance carries on from day to night, featuring the perfect cuisine, upbeat tunes, and endless summer cocktails.
If you didn’t know this already, Tuesdays call for ladies’ night. With exclusive offers and promos all over town, if you’re looking for a fun night out, you’re already at the right place. Alternatively, we’re glad to tell you, that Taco Tuesdays are still a thing. Check out La Carnita, by the Intercontinental Marina for endless Margaritas’ and some of the best-made Tacos in the region.
Hump days are really just a sign you need to start your self-care ritual. Recharge and renew on your Wednesdays at the local Yoga community center – Yoga House. The studio features, several activities including Power Pilates, Barre as well as classes on Meditation. This studio is located in the Intercontinental Dubai Marina just a minute away from the Jumeirah Beach Residence 1 Tram station, with convenient access to F&B outlets and free valet parking.
A staycation in Dubai is never complete, without the most eminent middle-eastern experience. Al Atif Desert Safari Dubai located right across the Dubai Marina Walk, now features packages capturing all realms of the culture including a nighttime Dhow cruise across town, evening desert safari, as well as a camel safari! Tourists, residents, and travelers can all choose from packages as low as AED 60 for both small and large groups.
Start off Friday right, with brunch at the Buddha Bar. Now enjoy Pan-Asian cuisine, from 1 PM-4 PM along with packages as low as AED 450. For later, Siddhartha lounge by Buddha Bar is currently Marina’s rooftop bar of choice. The authentic interiors and 360 views of the Dubai Marina are well complemented by the urban crowd. The lounge features a variety of mouth-watering dishes of international cuisines. Thursdays and Fridays are made even better, as the bar welcomes their exclusive saxophonist to join the DJ. Open from 5 PM to 1 AM, visitors will now also be able to enjoy the Siddhartha platter along with two selected beverages for just AED 99.
Enjoy a sumptuous meal at Indya by Vineet. The restaurant features enriching Indian dishes with a little twist, designed by Chef Vineet Bhatia. Their ‘Stop for Lunch’ offers run only on Fridays and Saturdays from 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM, featuring multiple dishes including an undisputedly divine main course selection, seafood platters, famous Indian desserts as well as India’s most popular street food.