Spending time in the UAE this summer? The temperature is high but don’t worry, there’s still plenty to do - especially with Privilee! From indoor pools and excellent fitness classes to exciting kids’ clubs and refreshing drinks at sundowner spots, there are plenty of ways to stay cool and beat the heat. 

We've got you covered with our top picks for indoor activities to escape the rising temperatures this summer.

Top-tier gyms and fitness classes

Dedicate your summer to living a healthy lifestyle by visiting one of Privilee’s many fitness clubs or gyms! Stay active with access to indoor pools, gyms, fitness classes and squash courts.

Swim for fun or for fitness at indoor lap pools that are available at a selection of Privilee venues across the UAE, Members love the lap pool at FitRepublik (which is Olympic-size!). Lap pools can also be found in selected Fitness First locations for a refreshing dip before or after your workout. For a slightly more unique experience, head to Fly High Fitness to cool off in their plunge pool and get a workout in at the same time. The benefits of cold water are amazing for muscle recovery!

If you’re looking to slow down and enjoy the quieter pace of life during summer, try out the relaxing and rejuvenating yoga classes at Yoga Ashram. Clear your mind and increase your focus through meditation and mindfulness classes for all levels - or switch off and find your zen in Singing Bowl Meditation classes.

Many venues also allow Privilee Members access to their squash courts, complimentary, including locations in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Ajman. Challenge yourself and your friends to a game of squash in a fully air-conditioned court. This activity is great for those who like socialising whilst increasing their fitness levels!

Incredible brunches

With live sports, bands and a regular DJ the five-hour brunch at McGettigan's Factory - The Palm, Hilton Dubai The Palm is not to be missed! To top it off, Privilee Members save a huge 50% on the brunch and pay just AED 175 for five hours of unlimited drinks and a wide variety of food! From burgers and flatbreads to McGettigan's renowned roast dinner, there are plenty of options to try. 

Brunch at Garage W Abu Dhabi - Yas Island promises stylish décor, party vibes, a buffet with live stations and free-flowing drinks. Its location is set on Yas Island, overlooking the famous Yas Marina Circuit racetrack. Definitely one for your Insta feed! Members and up to four guests save 25% on the Saturday brunch, so grab the gang for an afternoon to remember. 

Thirst-quenching sundowners

Staying hydrated at this time of year is super important! There’s plenty of superb sundowner spots to enjoy the sunset whilst sipping signature cocktails, ice-cold spritz and cool beverages. Popular venues include North Miznon Dubai, Jones The Grocer on Palm West Beach, The Byron Bathers Club and PLAYA Dubai. Take a look at the newest dining venues to join Privilee here. 

Fun for mini Privilee’ers

Let the little ones enjoy aquatic adventures, games and more at exciting kids' clubs, shaded kids’ pools and splash pads. They’ll be entertained for hours and can stay cool both indoors and outdoors at the likes of Just Splash at JA Beach Resort, Sofitel Dubai The Palm, Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, and InterContinental Abu Dhabi - to name a few! All of these resorts offer fab kids’ clubs and pools. 

One of our favourite indoor activities is at Anantara The Palm, offering both kid's and teens’ clubs! Tuk Tuk Kids Club is open from 10am-9 pm for little ones aged 4 - 12 years, and ‘Chill Teens Club’ is available for older kids aged 13 -16 years. Each vibrant club boasts an array of activities and facilities; from video games and competitions to arts and crafts, it is an ideal solution for when you’re daycaying at the resort and fancy a break from the sunshine!

These indoor activities in the UAE are perfect if you're looking to escape the heat of the outdoors and enjoy some quality time with family and friends during the hotter months of the year. Make the most of the Privilee Member savings and access gyms, classes, and indoor lap pools. It’s the perfect opportunity to discover something new!


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Jul 3, 2023