Don’t dread the heat, instead check out our list of things to do and go enjoy them while the weather is still pleasant.
A walk by Dubai Water Canal
If you haven’t already visited Dubai Water Canal, then it’s a good time to stop by and take some snaps.
A short walk from Business Bay Metro, (or there is parking underneath the Sheikh Zayed Road bridge) the recently opened canal has artistic bridges, a colourful waterfall and an extremely serene vibe.
Open 24 hours.
Yoga by The Beach, JBR
Whether you regularly practice yoga or are a first-timer, head over to the South Lawns every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday to stretch, bend and relax. Arrive 30 minutes early to book your spot and don’t forget to bring a mat and plenty of water.
Free, 7am-8am / thebeach.ae/StoreDetails/Yoga
BBQ at Creek Park, Umm Hurair
Now is the best time to do some BBQ-ing and playing outdoor sports with friends and family. Don’t miss out on this chance, because there can be no park time once the temperature hits 40 degrees.
You’ll need to bring your own food to barbeque at spots around the 96-hectare park, plus there are cafes and food stalls for snacking at.
Between Garhoud and Maktoum bridges. Free parking. Open 8am -11pm / Entry AED 5 per person/ 04 336 7633
Dubai Garden Glow, Zabeel Park
Bigger than last year, it’s now filled with realistic dinosaurs, live entertainment and a host of food trucks, all until 30th April.
Open from 4pm-12am / AED 60 per person / www.dubaigardenglow.com
Last Exit, Sheikh Zayed Road
Although they are drive through and there’s indoor seating, plan a trip now and treat yourself before it gets seriously sticky.
Open 24 hours / Last Exit is located just off Sheikh Zayed Road (Exit 11), in the Jebel Ali area. / 04 317 3999
Movies under the stars, Wafi Mall
The entry is free and they screen a different film every Sunday evening.
Free. Sundays at 8.30pm. Pyramids Rooftop Gardens – opposite Wafi Mall. 04 324 4100