With Eid just around the corner, the Tip n’ Tag Team has scouted the best events happening this week so you could make the best out of this much needed break. Whether its chilling by the pool with a drink in your hand, hiking along a water stream, or enjoying some laid back tea time with loved ones we hope you have a blissful time this holiday!
Mountain Breeze Pool Opening @ Mountain Breeze
August 24 @ 8:00 a.m.
Wanna take a dip in a pool outside Amman? Drive up to the Mountain Breeze Country Club and crack one open by their new outdoor pool overlooking the stunning Jalaad Forest views. Be sure to save up space in your stomach so you can enjoy a delicious meal at the club’s restaurant afterwards. Don’t forget to ask about their 5 for 25 JD Corona beer bucket promotion as well as their 25 JD paintball promotion that includes 300 bullets! For more info, click here.
Price: 30 JD | Adults
15 JD | Kids under 12 years
CH:2 Redemption @ Dopamine
August 20 @ 6:oo p.m.
Travel back in time, mentally and physically, to a space that holds only good memories. Dopamine has transformed the McMagic Amusement Park of your childhood into a Techno playground for adults. Their second rave called Redemption will take you on a journey beyond imagination. Get your tickets early as they’re only selling a limited number!
Price: 15 JD
Flute Cake’s Last Gig @ The Corner’s Pub
August 25 @ 8:00 p.m.
Fancy a little live music? Flute Cake will definitely satisfy your itch for good rock! A diverse musical collective, Flute Cake is a cover band made up of musicians from all over the world, united by their love for vintage rock and pop classics. There’s nothing like tuning-in to a good gig for a perfect mid-week break, so join them on their last show at Corner’s this Saturday before the band breaks up and you can only find them on VH1 Behind the Music.
The Daylight Spritz @ District
August 24 @ 1:00 p.m.
Start your Friday morning in true Italian style. Nibble on District’s handcrafted food and enjoy the spectacular view of Amman’s horizon, all whilst raising a glass of the most refreshing spritz cocktails in town.
Price: À la Carte
Lounge Afternoon Tea @ Grand Hyatt Amman
August 19 @ 3:00 p.m.
Chit chat and catch up with friends or spend some quality time bonding with family in a brew-tea-ful setting at the Grand Hyatt. Their tea time afternoons comprise a wide selection of the finest tea blends along with mouthwatering snacks and desserts.
Price: 8 JD ++ per Couple
Dinner and Dialogue @ Shams Community
August 20 @ 6:00 p.m.
Be the trend and expand your horizons. Conversation connects people, opens up minds and embraces differences. Come down to Shams and enjoy a delicious home-cooked dinner infused with inspiring dialogue about Thriving Cities.
Price: 6 JD
Qigong @ Prana Space
August 25 @ 4:15 p.m.
Qigong (pronounced “chee gung”, don’t worry everyone gets it wrong the first time too) is a holistic system of flowing movement, coordinated breathing, and meditation to cultivate the Qi – one’s natural body energy. If you’re looking to calm your mind and body amidst the stress of ever increasingly busy city life, join this session and take your mind to the land of mental tranquility.
Price: 8 JD | Drop-in
25 JD | 4 Sessions
Capoeira Angola @ Inner Life Institute
August 19 @ 7:15 p.m.
Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian sport and art form that incorporates elements of dance, music, and acrobatics with self defense techniques. In this session you’ll build strength, flexibility and speed in a playful context. You don’t need any previous experience, just swing by Inner Life Institute with an open mindset and your willingness to move.
Price: 12 JD | Drop-in
40 JD | 4 Classes
Cela @ Cycling Jordan
August 23 @ 8:00 a.m.
Looking for an active getaway trip? Head up to Tafila with Cycling Jordan. The 2-day adventure includes an overnight stay at the Cela Rural Ecolodge. The first of its kind in Jordan, Cela is built on the ancient ruins of Al Mutan Heritage Village and is connected with 5 spectacular hiking and cycling trails. You’ll be starting your day with stunning views and ending it with delicious food prepared on firewood by Tafili locals. For more info click here.
Price: 70 JD
Wadi Mujib @ Backpackers JO
August 24 @ 7 a.m.
If you’re looking for some motivation to get off the couch, Backpackers JO will give you one with their hiking trip to Wadi Mujib, one of Jordan’s most famous valleys with streams leading to the Dead Sea. This moderate trail will take you through timeless sandstone canyons finally leading up to a magnificent waterfall that will take your breath away. For more info, click here.
Price: 40 JD per person | For Jordanians
46 JD per person | For Non-Jordaninans
Little Light Play @ Haya Cultural Center
August 25 @ 5:30
Get ready to dive into a magical world of fantasy with your kids. After touring in Scotland, the children’s play “Little Light” is now being performed in Amman at the Haya Cultural Center. A Scottish-Jordanian collaboration by Symon MacIntyre and Razan Mbaideen, the play tells the story of a little boy, a dog and a fallen star. Join them on their adventure trying to get the latter back into the sky.
Price: 5 JD
Eid Family Fun @ Little Italy
August 21 @ 1:00 p.m.
The highlight of Eid is always about bringing joy to the little ones. Indulge yourself with heavenly Italian dishes while your kids have a blast with all the fun filled activities Little Italy has in store for them, including face-painting, balloon-shaping, crafts and much more.
Price: À la Carte
Happy Eid Tipsters!
The Tip n’ Tag Team