Mother's Day falls in the region on March 21, and it's not too late to prove that you care. If you don't yet know how you're going to treat the mom in your life, here are some ideas including girly spa days, family feasts and peaceful getaways.
Have a pool day at The Westin Mina Seyahi
Start your day with your choice of a Heavenly Spa Signature Massage 60min or an Elemis Fruit Active Glow Facial 60min. Get pool and beach access for the day, and a private beach cabana. In the afternoon enjoy a 30min unwind massage in the sea front spa cabana. Offers are valid until March 31. AED 1,460 for Two (AED 730 per person) Treat your mum to a day of utter relaxation and pampering.
Give the gift of Spa and Purchase a Heavenly Spa Gift Voucher to the value of AED580 or more for Mother's Day and receive a complimentary Pool & Beach Pass. The voucher is valid for three months and the treatment and beach pass must be used on same day.
Capture the moment with Picture People
Picture People are offering a very special Mother's Dayphotography package. For just AED1995 (AED500 discount) children can treat their moms to an enjoyable photo session in the studio You'll get your images the same day on a 16x20 canvas, four color portrait sheets and USB. Wasl Vita Mall, Jumeirah 1.
Be ladies that brunch at the Waldorf Astoria Palm Jumeirah
On Friday 18 March all mothers get 50% off the Waldorf Astoria Brunch. They offer a diverse selection of Middle Eastern and New York inspired dishes and desserts with classics such as the Waldorf Salad, Eggs Benedict and the hotel's signature Red Velvet Cake. With both indoor and al fresco dining options overlooking the stunning gardens, Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah is the perfect venue in which to create unforgettable moments with loved ones. The Waldorf Astoria Mother's Day Brunch' starts at AED345 per person inclusive of soft drinks, and AED465 per person inclusive of house beverages. The Mother's Day Package is applicable for the soft drinks and house beverage packages only.
Take tea at Fortnum & Mason
Treat her to a three-course feast in The Tea Salon & Restaurant. From traditional Scottish smoked salmon to delectable chocolate fondant, combined with spectacular views of the Burj Khalifa, you can also add handmade chocolates or candied almonds, to the package as a gift. Items on the a la carte menu range from AED50 to AED190.
Treat her like a star at The Ivy
The restaurant, popular with celebrities worldwide, will be offering a British style Mother's Day Sunday Roast feast and mother's who dine in with three family members dine for free. Alternatively the Ivy offers takeout food so you can have the same delicious dining experience at home. The roast beef dinner is complete with Yorkshire pudding, roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables, horseradish cream and gravy for AED160 per person.
Enjoy a feast at Rivington Grill
They will be offering a three course set menu and mothers who visit the restaurant and eat together with their families will enjoy their own meal for free. Starter offerings include Severn & Wye smoked salmon salad or classic eggs Florentine. AED195 per person.
Wow her with the view at Mint Leaf
The Indian restaurant which offers panoramic views of the Burj Khalifa and iconic Downtown skyline is serving a four-course menu with a selection of signature dishes such as the 'Sarson Salmon' (Scottish Salmon with Grainy Mustard and a Red Onion & Honey Raita), and the 'Lamb Mushroom Bhoona' (Classic Australian Lamb Bhoona with Mushrooms, Sweet Chilli & Garlic) It's available between 12pm – 1am on Monday, 21st March. The set menu is AED235 per person.
Thank her with a free stack at Clinton Street Baking Co.
Their pancakes have won awards thanks to their perfect recipe by founder Neil Kleinberg, and any moms that dine there on Mother's Day get free pancakes. Flavors include chocolate chunk or blueberry.
Freeze her in time with CRYO
With every CRYO Glow treatment or detoxifying Beauty Angel facial purchased, CRYO will offer a complimentary Glow facial. The cooled air activates collagen production in the deeper levels of the skin, increasing the skin's capacity to rejuvenate itself, regain elasticity, appear smoother. Your mom will be forever grateful. The offer is valid from March 20 to March 26 at Dubai Ladies Club.
Get away to Danat Al Ain Resort
Go beyond roses and chocolates with a relaxing weekend where she can spend a one night stay with the family inclusive of breakfast for two adults and two kids, complimentary massage voucher for her, and use of the resort's facilities. The package starts from AED499.
Get freebies at Yas Mall
Yas Mall will offer an opportunity for all mothers to dress to impress in their best outfits at a unique photo booth from March 18-21. International department store House of Fraser will offer lucky mothers beautiful long lasting roses from Forever Rose along with special gift vouchers.
Unwind at Tilal Liwa Hotel
Her stay will include a buffet breakfast and dinner at Al Badiya Restaurant where she can select from the finest international and Arabic cuisines. A 30-minute massage is included so mom will come home blissfully refreshed plus special bouquet of flowers, a celebration cake and a surprise hamper from the hotel to celebrate the day. The Mother's Day Weekend special starts from AED649 and is applicable to families of two adults and two children below six years. The family can spend more quality time together by engaging in desert activities like sand boarding and desert cycling.