Pool and beach access, unlimited drinks and free lunch. Girls, you’re welcome…
Free drinks, discounted food and VIP treatment, Dubai is famed for its ladies’ night deals. No longer limited to Tuesday nights, you can now enjoy ladies night deals every night of the week.
But then ladies’ days are the new ladies’ nights, and they come complete with complimentary access to some of Dubai’s best pools, unlimited free drinks and even lunch thrown in.
Here are some of the best the city has to offer…
Sunday: Nasimi Beach
What’s the deal: After their every-day ladies’ day offer over the summer, Nasimi Beach are back to a one day event, but it looks like it’s going to be a goodie. Partnering with SIN events, from 12pm to 4pm ladies’ can enjoy complimentary pool and beach access, free flowing beverages for four hours and their choice from a selection of a lunch dish for Dhs99.
Best for: A lively pool day with your girl gang.
Atlantis, Palm Jumeirah, 12pm to 4pm, Dhs99. Tel: (04) 426 2626. More info on website
Sunday: Coco on 8
What’s the deal: Formerly known as the Dek on 8, the poolside outdoor lounge at Media One Hotel has had a Miami-inspired makeover, and now goes by the name of Coco on 8. Every Sunday, it runs arguably one of Dubai’s longest day-to-night offerings. There’s unlimited slushy cocktails for the girls from 12pm to 5pm, plus an additional three free drinks from a house selection from 5pm to 10pm.
Best for: A discount day session. Or office-avoiding tanning.
Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City, 12pm to 5pm, free. Tel:(04) 427 1000. More info on website
Sunday & Monday: Barasti Beach
What’s the deal: Off the back of the opening of Barasti’s brand new pool area, What’s On’s bar of the year has decided to introduce not one but two ladies’ days. Every Sunday and Monday from 10am to 6pm there’s unlimited Frose for ladies as well as complimentary towels and 50 per cent off additional drinks and the food menu.
Best for: Party people kicking off the week
Barasti Beach, 10am to 6pm, free. Tel: (04) 399 3333. More info on Facebook
Monday & Tuesday: Azure Beach
What’s the deal: This JBR hotspot is a recent addition to the ladies’ day scene. Kicking things off next week, they’ll be offering free pool access to ladies every Monday and Tuesday
Best for: A girls get together with your JBR-residing pals.
Rixos Premium, JBR, 10am to 7pm. Tel: (055) 777 9472. More info on website.
Monday: Nikki Beach Resort
What’s the deal: This ladies’ day offer happens at the resort pool to kick start the week on Mondays. For Dhs150, ladies can enjoy 6 complimentary beverages, bites at Soul Lounge, a live DJ from 4pm to 9pm and 50 per cent off selected Nikki Spa treatments. Plus, if you make a night of it and stay over, you can enjoy 50 per cent off your room rate as well as food and beverage vouchers.
Best for: Escaping it all for a little luxury
Nikki Beach Resort & Spa, Pearl Jumeirah, 12pm to 9pm, Dhs150. Tel: (04) 376 6000. More info on website
Tuesday: Zero Gravity
What’s the deal: It’s Insta-famous for its see-through poolside, international DJs and as Justin Bieber’s go-to spot in the city. So it’s no wonder that Zero Gravity’s ladies’ day is one of Dubai’s most popular. Get on the guestlist by emailing email@example.com for free entry, and arrive early to bag one of the best beds. There’s no actual drinks offer during this ladies’ day, but it does mean free entry to the gorgeous pool.
Best for: Bumping into everyone else who decided to bunk off work.
Zero Gravity, Dubai Marina, Free entry with guestlist. Tel:(04) 399 0009. More info on website
Tuesday: West 14th
What’s the deal: This steakhouse on the Palm has introduced a ladies’ day called Beauties on the Beach every Tuesday. For Dhs125, ladies will be treated to a selection of fresh canapés while sipping on unlimited bubbles or sharing free-flowing pitchers of sangria, mojito and house beverages. Plus you can bring along the boys for Dhs175.
Best for: A girly get together. Let them know 48 hours in advance if you’re celebrating a birthday and they’ll organise a cake for the birthday girl.
West 14th, Oceana beach club, Palm Jumeirah, 12pm to 5pm, Dhs125. Tel: (04) 447 7601. More info on website
Tuesday: Nikki Beach Club
What’s the deal: Ladies can enjoy six selected beverages from 11am to 6pm for Dhs130 while lounging on a complimentary day bed every Tuesday at Nikki Beach’s Pour Elle ladies’ day. Reservations for the ladies’ day offer cannot be made in advance, so be sure to arrive early to bag the best beds.
Best for: A girls day with added glamour, this one comes complete with live entertainment, dancers and DJs
Nikki Beach Club, Pearl Jumeirah, 11am to 6pm, Dhs130. Tel:(04) 376 6162. More info on website
Wednesday: Cove Beach
What’s the deal: This is one of Dubai’s original ladies’ days. Sit back and relax on complimentary loungers, enjoy free-flowing house Rosé, cocktails of the day and a huge food platter all for Dhs100. There are stunning views of the Burj Al Arab, and a live DJ gets the party started. Get there early to get a lounger.
Best for: A lively atmosphere to get you in the mood for a big night out.
Cove Beach, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, 12pm to 5pm, Dhs100. Tel: (04) 379 1194. More info on website.
Wednesday: Riva Beach
What’s the deal: There’s a new ladies’ day at Riva Beach every Wednesday called ‘Bella Wednesdays’. It offers all ladies two-for-one day passes, making it Dhs100 for two, and also comes with three free drinks. There will be resident DJs spinning relaxing house hits throughout the day, plus it’s open from 7am until midnight.
Best for: An all-day tanning session in a family friendly space
Building 8, The Shoreline, Palm Jumeirah, Wednesdays 7am to 12am, Dhs100 for two. Tel: (04) 430 9466. More info on website.
What’s the deal: Andreeas’ newly-launched ladie’s day by the pool kicks off at midday every Thursday. For Dhs125, ladies can enjoy complimentary sunbeds at the pool, a mixed platter of selected light bites, and unlimited frozen beverages. There’s beats by DJ Josho, and a swim-up bar that means you don’t have to leave the water.
Best for: Kicking off the weekend early.
Andreeas, Habtoor Grand, Dubai Marina, 12pm to 6pm, Dhs125. Tel: (04) 408 4400. More info on website
Thursday: Beach Lounge at Jumeirah Beach Hotel
What’s the deal: The first 100 ladies to Beach Lounge at Jumeirah Beach Hotel can enjoy complimentary access to a stretch of beach at one of Dubai’s most sought after addresses every Thursday from 9am to 5pm. It’s only valid at the beach though, and doesn’t include the pool or gym facilities.
Best for: Beach lovers who like a little luxury
Beach Lounge, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, 9am to 5pm, free for the first 100 ladies. Tel: (04) 432 3232. More info on website