It's that time of the year where Ramadan tents become all the rage because let's face it, no matter how badly we try to out run them, there's no escaping spending time there.
This year, so many hotels are building their own Ramadan tents that make the perfect place to host a Ramadan gathering, whether for iftar or suhoor.
Offering entertainment and a beautiful setting, these 9 Ramadan tents in Dubai are a must try before the holy month comes to an end:
1. Ewaan, The Palace Downtown
Bedouin-style tents in a fancy setting dubbed a "suhoor with a view," all accompanied by oud! Reserve online .
2. Al Hadheerah, Bab Al Shams
Offering a pure Arabian-style iftar, Bab Al Shams offers live entertainment with tablah and oud playing during iftar running till 11 p.m. For more information, call +971 4 809 6194.
Open for suhoor from 8 p.m. - 1 a.m. on weekdays and 8 p.m. - 3 a.m. on weekends, this tent perfectly mixes a bit of heritage with modern design. The perfect place if you're looking to play boardgames. For more information, call +971 4 888 3444.
4. Asateer, Atlantis the Palm Jumeirah
The place where Arabesque lighting and oud instruments take over, for the perfect suhoor atmosphere. Suhoor is served between 9:30 p.m. and 2:30 a.m. For more information, call +971 4 426 0800.
Jumeirah Beach Hotel offers visitors two options during Ramadan. The first, Majlis Al Safinah, offers a buffet iftar from sunset until 8:45 p.m. There is also an a la carte suhoor that starts at 9:30 p.m. and runs through till 3:00 a.m.
The other option is at JBH's Latitude, which offers an iftar buffet as well from sunset until 8:45 p.m. For more information, call +971 4 432 3232.
6. Al Majlis, Jumeirah Mina A'Salam
Located in the Madinat Arena, Al Majlis Ramadan tent captures the true essence of Arabian tradition. From the lavish indoor dining area to the outdoor terrace, no doubt you'll enjoy the setting. For more information, call +971 4 366 6730.
Iftar buffets are served daily from sunset at Tagine and The Rotisserie. The evening then extends into the hotel's various Ramadan cafes either at The Palace 'Courtyard' or Arabian Court 'Peregrine Garden,' which are open from 8 p.m. till 2:30 a.m. For more information, call +971 4 399 9999.
Open from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. during Ramadan, this place's suhoor is a must try! For more information, call +971 4 4371663.
9. The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC
The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC offers both iftar and suhoor options during Ramadan, with a relaxed ambience within a modern Arabian setting. Iftar is open for guests from sunset until 9 p.m. Suhoor starts at 9 p.m. and runs till 2 a.m. For reservations, call +9714 372 2323.