Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi Grand Canal
The Double Delight offer packs in all of the R&R elements mums would love (and need). First a 60-minute massage or facial of their choice between 10am and 4pm with access to spa facilities. Once they’re de-stressed, an afternoon tea awaits them at the lobby lounge Alba. The offer also gets mums spa retail items at slashed rates thanks to a 30 per cent discount. Valid throughout March, Dh455 per person. Call 02 818 8052 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For daughters who want to join mum on their spa and tea party session, the Taj’s Jiva Spa and Byzantium Lounge have joined forces – sup on a queenly high tea savouring Newby Teas and herbal infusions along with lavish scones based on recipes by Queen Elizabeth. Later, show your skin some decadent love with a 60-minute treatment at the spa. Dh452 per person, call 04 438 3134.
Park Hyatt Dubai
Mums deserve all the pampering all year long, not just on one token day, but this daycation package ensures their one special day a year is memorable – mums and daughters can bond over a buffet breakfast for two or lunch at Brasserie du Park, followed by a 90-minute Amara signature Sapphire massage for two. If you’d like to teach the woman who’s taught you everything something new, add a learning curve to the day with private tennis lessons – you’ll get a 30 per cent discount. Offer is only valid on March 21, Dh1,520 for two; call 04 602 1234 or email email@example.com.
Emerald Palace Kempinski, Dubai
Even supermums need to hit pause once in a while. Usher mum into the Emerald Palace Kempinski Dubai for a palatial staycation, where she can unwind on a private beach, get a Dh150 spa voucher to splurge at the Cinq Mondes spa, access to the fitness centre and pools and a late check out. Valid until March 30. Call 04 248 8888 or email on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mums and their mini-mes can nail their matching looks at the hotel’s nail studio. The It’s All About You This Mother’s Day Package includes a fun manicure sesh for mother and daughter, then Mummyccino-Babbyccino’ drinks at Mosaico. Dh290 for mum and child below 11 years, March 17-31, 10am to 10pm. Call 04 556 8750, email email@example.com.
Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island
Stick to the classic Mother’s Day brunch for some quality time with the family. The hotel’s Mother’s Day weekend brunch features a buffet spread of delicacies from around the world – there’ll be a Ceviche Corner, sushi, live grill section for seafood and meat and more. Mum dines for free when she’s joined by three family members. Dh350 per person. March 20 and 21. Call 02 492 2222 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Keep that familial love in shipshape aboard the Queen Elizabeth 2. The historic ship-turned-hotel is hosting a special afternoon tea at The Chart Room on March 21. Mothers dine for free on high-tea staples such as cheese and cucumber sandwiches and lemon drizzle cakes. From 3pm to 5pm, Dh195 for adults and Dh95 for kids aged seven and above. Call 04 526 8811 or email email@example.com.
Make up for all the date nights she’s had to forgo with an indulgent three-course meal at Marea. Michelin-starred Chef Michael White’s special menu will ensure a top-notch dining experience for even the most discerning of mums. March 21, Dh250 per person and mothers dine for free when accompanied by family. Call 04 583 6366 for reservations.
That Hair Tho
Why pretend-play at dress-up with your daughter when the two of you can actually doll yourselves up under the beady eyes of experts at this sustainable JLT salon? You get a manicure, pedicure and blow-dry for Dh400 for two people. You’ll also rack up good karma points as Dh100 from the cost goes to The Hope Foundation in India. Offer valid all through March. Call 04 589 6670 or visit thathairtho.me.
Habtoor Palace Dubai, LXR Hotels & Resorts
A sumptuous feast awaits mums at BQ – French Kitchen & Bar. Mothers who dine-in with their brood in tow get to dine for free. If a brunch is more your style, the Friday brunch at the restaurant’s all-white brunch called En Blanc extends the same offer, from Dh350. From March 19 to 21. Call 04 435 5577.