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Weekly Hotlist: Things to do this Week March 11th

Bringing you the definitive hotlist of spas, brunches, dining, sporting events, vacations and more across the city and beyond.

Test your Limits at the GRIT&TONIC Triathlon

Challenge your fitness boundaries in a thrilling triathlon adventure that kicks off with invigorating open water swimming through the picturesque lagoon. The journey continues with cycling and running along the stunning Mamzar beachfront, adorned with palm trees and captivating sea views. Whether you’re a first-timer or a seasoned triathlete, this beachfront course offers the perfect blend of scenic beauty and athletic challenge. Taking place on Sunday, March 17th, starting at 6:30am, participants can register for AED 250 (under 18), AED 330 (adults), or AED 200 for relay teams. All finishers not only receive well-deserved medals but also stylish T-shirts as tokens of their accomplishment. The event promises an energising and rewarding experience for all fitness enthusiasts. To be part of this exhilarating triathlon, head to Alexandria St, Al Mamzar, and register at supersportsuae.com or call 04 164 6967. 

Enjoy Ramadan Fever at Bawabat Al Sharq Mall in Abu Dhabi

Step into a world of enchantment at Bawabat Al Sharq Mall’s Ramadan Village, where unforgettable moments unfold throughout the holy month. From 8pm to 12am daily during Ramadan and from 4pm to 10pm during Eid, visitors of all ages can partake in a host of delightful activities. Immerse yourself in the soothing sounds of the oud and qanoun, creating a serene ambiance as you engage in exciting games and explore various attractions. For the little ones and the young at heart, the Ramadan Village offers a plethora of fun, including a face-painting area, a henna station, and captivating Ayyalah dance performances. Amidst the festivities, seize the opportunity to win countless prizes, adding an element of excitement to your visit. Visit Bawabat Al Sharq Mall daily from 8pm to 12am during Ramadan and 4pm to 10pm during Eid for an immersive experience that combines tradition, entertainment, and the spirit of Ramadan. Follow @bawabatalsharqmall for updates.

Refresh with a DETOX Spa Ramadan Offer

Revitalise your body, mind, and spirit with a rejuvenating detox ritual at Atlantis, The Palm’s AWAKEN Spa. This exclusive two-hour experience, priced at AED 1,000 per person, offers the epitome of relaxation and renewal. The detox ritual includes a luxurious body scrub, a soothing back massage, and an express facial, carefully designed to leave you feeling refreshed. Booking is available from Saturday, March 9th, to Monday, April 8th, providing a window of opportunity to embark on this wellness journey. Redemption dates also fall within this period, offering flexibility for guests. It’s an ideal way to detoxify and indulge in a luxurious spa experience at one of Dubai’s iconic destinations. You can also get some traditional henna art with a classic mani-pedi. Call +971 4 426 1020 for reservations.

The Carpenter’s Daughter by Sheikh Mahmoud El-Tohamy at The Lourve

Immerse yourself in a soulful presentation of “The Carpenter’s Daughter” at Louvre Abu Dhabi, featuring the renowned Inshad master and ‘Sheikh of Egyptian chanters,’ Sheikh Mahmoud El-Tohamy. This captivating event showcases a series of famous poems praising Prophet Muhammad, Peace Be Upon Him, from Egypt, Sudan, Tunisia, and the Maghreb region. Sheikh Mahmoud El-Tohamy, celebrated for his expertise in blending classical Arabic chanting with diverse musical cultures, brings a fusion that preserves the authenticity of each art form in its traditional manner. Experience this unique performance for one day only, from 9:30pm to 11:30pm. Tickets are priced at AED 100 and can be purchased for this extraordinary event at Louvre Abu Dhabi on March 14th. Don’t miss the opportunity to be enchanted by the harmonious convergence of poetry and music in this cultural masterpiece. Get your tickets now for an evening of spiritual resonance and artistic brilliance.

Get a Luxurious Breakfast at Newly Opened Maison de le Plage

Breakfast at Maison de la Plage is a refined affair, served in a beautifully elegant beach-style restaurant with a stunning pool and beach area. Step into the enchanting Marché, reminiscent of a bustling French market, showcasing fresh, local produce in vibrant displays. The decor is a captivating journey through Riviera-inspired elements, with souvenirs collected from Chef Izu’s travels and vibrant floral patterns. Guests can indulge in a breakfast menu inspired by Chef Izu’s French exploration, featuring timeless dishes like Oeufs Benedict, Scrambled Eggs, Waffles, French Toast, and the must-try Avocado and Labneh Tartine. The picturesque beachfront spot invites guests to savour the elegance of the Côte d’Azur, with breakfast served daily from 10am. Plush beds starting from AED 250, with AED 100 redeemable, offer the perfect opportunity to stay for the day. For those seeking an elevated experience, private cabanas for up to 8 people are available. For reservations and further details, contact reservations@maisondelaplage.com. Breakfast is served from 10am to 12pm.

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