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Pamper yourself in Dubai

Positive ways to start 2021 in Dubai

It won’t be long until we’re all contemplating our New Year’s resolutions. A new diet? More me-time? Incredible new experiences? The good news is, you can do it all in Dubai.

1. Eat clean with plant-based cuisine

More people are switching up their diets than ever before. There are plenty of options for meat lovers in Dubai, but the city has embraced ethical and eco-conscious diners with a host of delectable dining venues. From veggie Indian cuisine, to crafty new concepts, you can enjoy a delicious experience in every corner of the city.

2. Treat yourself with some lavish moments

Start the year right by taking care of yourself and your loved one. There are so many options for you to feel and look good, with some indulgences that will leave you glowing. Stretch, dine and unwind with these five fabulous treats.

3. Pamper yourself at spas and hammams

The Arabian hammam is the ultimate combination of cleansing and relaxation. The synergy of skin exfoliation, hot stone surfaces and massage will ensure your stresses and strains will melt away. Dubai has a huge range of spas, both in five-star hotels and dedicated standalone wellness facilities – the choice is yours.

4. Visit Dubai’s most relaxing locations

Want to try a mix of all the above? Entrepreneur Zahirah Marty has compiled a list of Dubai’s luxurious, calming activities. From unique city skylines to hot air balloon vistas, there’s plenty to guarantee a dreamy New Year stay.

5. Head to the hills for some fun activities

Prefer a more active escape? Venture out of the city and encounter the dynamic Hatta region. The rugged mountain enclave offers a host of activities at the Hatta Wadi Hub, including hiking, mountain biking, axe throwing and so much more. Alternatively, just enjoy the round trip and take to the water with Hatta Kayak.

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