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Summer survival guide

From practical products to family fun and kids’ camps, we’ve got you covered…

Sophia Dyer
5 Jul 2016 | 01:06 pm
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For you

ORGANIC HARVEST FACE WASH

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Our skin takes a toll during the summer months, so give it some TLC with this 3-in-1 facewash by Organic Harvest. It’s made with scrubbing beads and a natural pentose to keep skin healthy and fresh whilst restoring energy as it gently exfoliates. Spinneys, Dh32

DETOX VEGAN ICE POPS

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Cool down with these healthy but delicious ice pops- perfect for kids! With all-natural ingredients and no additives, it’s unpasteurised and under 25 calories. A summer treat you don’t have to feel guilty about. Dh15, www.detox-delight.ae

AUBAINE FOOD DELIVERY

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Dubai’s favourite French eatery has launched home delivery through Deliveroo. From freshly baked French bread to lobster spaghetti delivered right to your door! Perfect for avoiding the summer heat. www.deliveroo.ae

BODY SLIM FIX

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There’s nothing like a balanced diet and exercise to get a toned body but a little bit of help in the form of Nip+Fab’s Detox Body Slim is welcome! This revolutionary formula, helps to tone, smooth and tighten the body. The added caffeine burns and eliminates fat cells, and used twice daily, the body becomes visibly firmer with a flatter silhouette. Use post-workout or after a hot shower for best results. Dh119, Beauty Solutions

REHYDRATE YOUR SKIN

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Searing Dubai heat mixed with the drying effects of turbo-charged air conditioning can leave skin tired and severely dehydrated. Bio-Oil helps to replenish the oils lost by your body whilst locking in moisture and slowing down the rate at which water vapour leaves the skin. Dh45, Life Pharmacy

For the kids

SINBAD’S KIDS’ CLUB

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Water Polo, archery and turtle feeding are just some of activities kids ages four to 14 years can enjoy at the Madinat Jumeriah this summer. Sinbad’s kids’ club runs from runs from Sunday to Thursday from 9am to 3pm ,prices range from Dh350 a day to Dh1,500 for five days, including lunch and snacks. 04 366 682

OTTERLY FANTASTIC

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Your little one’s birthday over the summer months? Beat the heat with this brand new birthday package at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo. Your child and up to 19 guests will get to go behind the scenes of the otter enclosure for an exclusive interaction with this charismatic animal. Children will meet the otter, play games and help make toys for the otters. Dh2,800, 04 448 5200

NEW SUMMER CLUB

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Summer fun on The Palm for kids aged three to 12, running from 9-5pm throughout summer until August 25. With different programmes to suit different passions, from Adventure Seeker to Junior MasterChef, hours of educational but fun activities await. From Dh1,700 for one week. 04 426 1387

SUMMER FUN FOR PRESCHOOLERS

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From magic week to a carnival and cooking classes, kids under the age of five can take part in the Jumeirah International Nurseries’ summer camp from July 3 to August 25. Running Sunday to Thursday for children aged eight weeks to five years, there will be a new exciting theme each week. Extended day-care and transportation is available on request. jinspire.com

Summer offers

MUSSEL ON IN

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Head down to the Grand Millennium Dubai every Wednesday from 6pm-2am and soak up the atmosphere of the Art Nouveau-inspired Belgium Beer Café. Enjoy one pot of mussels with a beverage for Dh165 per person. www.grandmillenniumdubai.com

FAMILY PAINTING OFFER

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Bring the whole family to The Jamjar to get creative and have some fun painting masterpieces to take home. For just Dh250 you can paint four canvases of varying sizes between you. info@thejamjardubai.com

FAMILY FIRST

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A fantastic offer for a family, this exclusive pass includes four standard tickets to Reel Cinemas, four tickets to Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, skating and skate hire for four at Dubai Ice Rink, Dh100 credit to spend within Sega Republic and entrance for four to KidZania®. Dh750 (a saving of Dh690) www.DubaiSummerPass.com

YAS WATERWORLD

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Enjoy a family fun day out at the best waterpark in the Capital this summer! The Emirati-themed waterpark will be hosting family-friendly activities every weekend throughout the summer. To make things even better, enjoy the new Family Pass which allows families of four or more to visit Yas Waterworld for Dh180 per person, with nannies and children under three years entering for free. yaswaterworld.com

UNLIMITED SEAFOOD DEAL

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In the capital, head to Yas Marina for all-you-can-eat seafood nights this summer. Every Sunday from 7-11pm, enjoy all-you-can-eat sushi and on Tuesday’s devour unlimited shrimps. Just Dh99 for each deal – what a bargain! www.yasmarina.ae

Sophia Dyer

Sophia Dyer