Being single on Valentine's Day doesn't have to equal collapsing on your couch and scoffing a whole pint of ice cream. Gather your gals and crash down at these fabulously cool parties to make Valentine's great again!
A special cocktail named 'love potion' awaits all you single ladies at Tribeca's Anti-Valentine's Day party. If that's not enough, there's complimentary drinks till 11pm and blazing music to keep you dancing through the night.
Tel: 050 345 6067, Dhs130 for entry, 8pm to 1.30am, www.tribeca.ae
2) Nikki Beach Dubai
For all you beach bums, check out there, Nikki Beach's Valentine’s Day party is just what you need. A giant pool, Jacuzzis, plush sun loungers and day beds will make you and your gals feel like you're vacationing in the Maldives.
Tel: (04) 376 6000, Dhs130 for entry, 11an to 6m, www.nikkibeach.com
3) McGettigan’s DWTC
A 'Girls Only' menu, five complimentary drinks and live entertainment by Mark Ross? Count us in!
Tel: (04) 37 80800, free entry, 8pm till late, www.mcgettigans.com
4) W Dubai Hotel
Slip on your LBDs and Louboutins and head to the most fashionable hotel in Dubai to have an unforgettable night with your chicas with three complimentary drinks and pass-around canapés.
Tel: (04) 436 6666, Dhs295 for entry, 8pm to 12am, www.wdubaialhabtoorcity.com
5) Garden On 8
What better way to forget you're single than to participate in an Anti-Valentine's Day quiz? The winner will get a free stay at the Media One hotel for the weekend and you know what that means... Staycay time with the girls! And if you don't win, don't fret - there's happy hours and a special food platter for Dhs 99 to get you through the night.
Tel: 04 427 1000, Free entry, 8pm till late, www.mediaonehotel.com/special-offer/anti-valentines-day-quiz
6) Firebird Diner
Leave the chocolates to the couples as you gorge on Firebird's half-priced burgers and free-flowing sparkling grape while dancing to a perfectly curated playlist that screams girlpower. The ideal place if your gals are foodies!
Tel: 04 506 0000, Free entry, 8pm till late, www.firebirddubai.com
STOP! you don't have to minimise this article if you're a loner... because here's what we've got for you.
If you've got the guts, head to INKED to have dinner with yourself, literally. You'll be served a four-course meal and soft drinks while you sit facing... a mirror. Do you dare?
Tel: (04) 3441788, Dhs 300, 8:30pm, www.inked.ae
Have a great Galentine's Day...!