Read on for our picks of the week.
As we venture into the first week of June, it’s all about pampering, partying and (of course) eating at FACT HQ.
Monday 29 May
Pamper yourself at Palazzo
Indulge in the epitome of luxury and elegance at The SPA, located within Palazzo Versace Dubai. The FACT Award-winning venue offers a deeply hydrating spa-cation this summer. Begin with a 30-minute Dead Sea Salt Scrub to eliminate dead skin cells and replenish the skin’s hydration before immersing yourself in the Rainforest Shower. Next is an Aloe Vera Moisture Body Wrap and a hydrating face treatment, providing deep hydration to the skin while reducing redness and inflammation. To complete the spa journey, indulge in a Classic Shape and Polish for both your hands and feet. Available daily until 30 September. AED 680.
Tuesday 30 May
Enjoy a taste of Italy
Luigia will offer a Taste of Italy experience for one night only this week. Immerse yourself in a four-course menu paired with selected local wines that begins with freshly baked Pizza Amatriciana and Bucatini Cacio e Pepe. For a taste of authentic Roman cuisine, savour the veal with beef bacon before concluding the meal with a pan brioche filled with whipped cream. Tuesday, 30 May, from 5:30pm. AED 249 per person.
Wednesday 31 May
Experience joie de vivre with a Dubai twist
Since its grand opening, Fouquet’s rooftop lounge has captivated crowds with its chic charm. With views of the Burj Khalifa, guests are invited to rise above the city for the venue’s summer closing party. The event will showcase Fouquet’s signature dishes, including beef tartare, braised beef cheeks croque monsieur, burrata with chopped basil and roasted pine nuts, Scottish salmon gravlax, sea bream carpaccio and tempura prawns. Expect captivating live entertainment from a vocalist, guitarist and DJ as the sun sets. Wednesday 31 May, from 4pm. AED 300 per person.
Thursday 1 June
Visit the world’s highest infinity pool
Escape the scorching Dubai heat at Address Beach Resort and embark on a remarkable journey at the world’s highest outdoor infinity pool. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking views of the Arabian Gulf while relishing the opportunity to cool off in one of the resort’s luxurious rooms. Available daily, from 9am to 6pm. AED 1,000 per couple per room.
Friday 2 June
Immerse yourself in a fairytale
Dubai Opera remains the ultimate destination for delightful family entertainment, now presenting the enchanting ballet production of Sleeping Beauty by Moscow Ballet La Classique. Prepare to be whisked away into a mesmerising fairytale realm as you witness the perfect fusion of opulent costumes, ballet mastery, and breathtaking stage sets. Immerse yourself in the captivating story of Princess Aurora, also known as Sleeping Beauty, and experience a magical journey like never before. Friday 2 June at 8pm. Tickets from AED 250 per person.
GO: Visit www.dubaiopera.com for reservations and more information.
Saturday 3 June
Enjoy a beachfront brunch
As summer approaches, prepare for Myrra’s adult-only brunch. The menu showcases beloved Greek mains, including tender 48-hour braised lamb shoulder, salmon souvlaki, and moussaka. Indulge in the array of crafted cocktails as the DJ spins the best summer mixes, and you enjoy the turquoise seas and golden sands of Palm Jumeirah. Saturdays, from 12pm to 5pm. AED 300 (soft beverages) and or AED 375 (house beverages).
Sunday 4 June
Treat yourself to some truffle
FACT Award-winning Pitfire Pizza has taken its love of garlic knots to new heights with the introduction of truffle garlic knotty bites. This tantalising twist on their all-time bestseller is baked to perfection and offers a puffy-chewy texture. Generously filled with velvety black truffle cream, coated in garlic butter and seasoned with freshly grated parmesan and parsley, each bite is irresistible. Available for dine-in at Pitfire Pizza’s JLT and Arjan locations, from 11am to 11pm. AED 20 per portion.
GO: Visit www.pitfiredubai.ae for reservations and more information.