Like us on Facebook

Follow us on Google Plus









Posts Tagged ‘beaches in dubai’

Dubai Food Festival 2015 (1)Following immense success in its inaugural 2014 debut, the Dubai Food Festival’s Beach Canteen is returning bigger and better than ever for the Festival’s second edition – with 10 of Dubai’s most-loved homegrown restaurants set to pop up in shipping containers on the beach. Running throughout the full duration of the Festival (6 – 28 February) and consolidated into a single prime location on Kite Beach in Jumeirah, this year’s Beach Canteen will celebrate the emerging scene of independent restaurants and concepts influenced by the diversity of the 200 nationalities that live in Dubai. Through a series of events and activations during the Festival, the Beach Canteen will highlight the breadth and depth of Dubai’s culinary offering, with beach diners set to look forward to Home-grown delights from eateries including Pantry Café, Emirati Cuisine from Mama Tani, Multicultural Dining & Street Food from Moti Roti and various experiences from International Chefs including award-winning Indian chef Sanjeev Kapoor (21 February) and the Michelin-starred Jason Atherton (26 – 28 February). With local bands, DJs, unique beach dining experiences and activities for the whole family to enjoy, the Beach Canteen promises to be one of the Dubai Food Festival’s highlights, and a central element to its continuing success.

The Beach Canteen’s 10 pop-up eateries Read more

Beach in dubaiWhen you move to Dubai one of the most pleasant surprises to greet most new expats is how lovely the beaches are. Miles and miles of golden white sand and apart from the weekend they are practically empty.  Thanks to the Dubai Municipality they are regularly cleaned and the water is crystal clear.

The main downside to the beach is come May it is just too hot to enjoy them and even the ocean is like stepping into a luke warm bath.  However, from mid-October through to May they are well worth a regular visit.  The best bit is they are FREE so what are you waiting for throw a beach chair, and cooler into the back of the car and off you go!  Expat Echo Dubai explains where all these beaches are. Read more

ladies-beach-dayTwo of Dubai’s most popular public beach parks, Mamzar and Jumeirah, are imposing new ladies-only days.

Mondays at Mamzar will be only for women while in Jumeirah, men will be excluded on Sundays and Wednesdays.

The new ruling, from Dubai Municipality, comes after women were asked in a study what they would like to see happen. It also means that all the staff at the parks, and in outlets which operate at them, will be female-only on the allotted days. Read more

Meet the team

Move One in the community

More Video Guides

Restaurants