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Mother’s Day 2022: where to celebrate in Abu Dhabi

Celebrated in the UAE on Monday 21 March and the UK on Sunday 27 March. These are the best places to treat your mum to a celebratory meal or a day of pampering.

Tea on the Terrazza at Alba Terrace

In appreciation of all mums, The Abu Dhabi EDITION’s Mediterranean restaurant, Alba Terrace, has enhanced its traditional Tea on the Terrazza offer. Designed to pamper and spoil, this afternoon tea features meringue-topped charcoal croissants, prosciutto-wrapped peaches and mini avocado on rye-bread alongside decadent sweet treats. Available daily from 1pm to 5pm. AED 120 per person with an additional AED 188 per person for two hours of bubbly.

GO: Call 02 208 0000 for reservations and more information.

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Have a mother and daughter spa day at Al Wathba Desert Resort & Spa

The 75-minute experience for two starts with a refreshing foot and scalp massage, followed by a fast-acting express to leave every complexion feeling soft and smooth. It’s the perfect way for daughters to thank their mothers. Available daily until March 31. AED 1,540 for two.

GO: Email or call 02 204 4553 for reservations and more information.

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Avail a 50% discount on massages at Park Rotana Abu Dhabi

Enjoy some much-needed pampering on Mother’s Day by booking a massage treatment at Bodylines, Park Rotana. Enjoy 50% off across all regular treatments from the extensive menu with prices starting from AED 175. Monday 21 March. 

GO: Call 02 657 3373 for reservations and more information.

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Receive a complimentary dinner at Corniche Dining

Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche is spoiling all mums in Abu Dhabi with a complimentary dinner and dessert at Corniche Dining. Here diners can indulge in a variety of flavoursome French, Arabic and International dishes, complemented with a special cake delivered to the table at the end of the meal. Monday 21 March, from 7pm to 10:30pm.

GO: Email or call 02 813 7777 for reservations and more information.

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Mums dine for free at Ginger Restaurant

All mothers are invited to the Indian Night at Ginger Restaurant inside Park Rotana Abu Dhabi, where they can dine for free when accompanied by one paying guest. Celebrate Mother’s Day and indulge in an extensive buffet of international and Indian dishes with prices from AED 219. Monday 21 March, from 7pm. 

GO: Call 02 657 3322 for reservations and more information.

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Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea at Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island

Head to Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island and enjoy a special afternoon tea curated for Mother’s Day. Expect freshly baked afternoon tea classics such as scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam. There’s also a selection of savoury and sweet treats presented upon a three-tier stand. Upon booking the afternoon tea, guests will also receive 30% off spa treatments at eforea spa. Available from Saturday 19 March to Monday 21 March, from 2pm to 6pm. AED 250 for two people.

GO: Email or call 02 208 6900 for reservations and more information.

International Women's Day in Abu Dhabi

Luxuriate with a Mother’s Day treatment at Iridium Spa

In celebration of UAE Mother’s Day, Iridium Spa at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort has curated a therapeutic, full-body pampering experience for mothers and grandmothers. The treatment begins with a cleansing full-body scrub before the expert therapists deliver a blissful tension-relieving massage. The journey concludes with a bespoke facial, seamlessly customised to suit every guest’s skin and leave the complexion smooth and glowing. Available Monday 21 March to Friday 25 March, from 11am to 10pm. AED 1,100 per person (150-minute treatment).

GO: Email or call 02 498 8996 for reservations and more information.

The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort

Dine alfresco at Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island

Celebrate maternal bonds with a special dinner at Mermaid Restaurant this Mother’s Day and enjoy a four-course meal, unlimited beverages and live entertainment. Mothers will receive a complimentary meal with every two full paying adults. Available daily until 26 March. AED 299 per person.

GO: Visit for reservations and more information.

Mermaid Restaurant

Enjoy a food and beverage credit at Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas

Take your mother out for lunch or dinner at Turtle Bay Bar and Grill, Hamilton’s Gastropub, Si Ristorante Italiano or Nasma Beachfront Bar on Mother’s day, and a meal of up to AED 250 for her will be free. Available Sunday 20 March to Tuesday 22 March.

GO: Email or call 02 697 0000 for reservations and more information.

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Complimentary starter platter and a free gift at Teatro

Mothers will receive a complimentary platter of starters for two when ordering from the a la carte menu at Teatro on Mother’s Day. The FACT award-winning restaurant also offers a gift to mothers on that day to make it even better. Monday 21 March, from 6pm to 1am.

GO: Call 02 657 3317 for reservations and more information.

Abu Dhabi weekends

Tuck into a decadent afternoon tea at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

Situated off The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi’s grand lobby, the comfortable and homely Venetian inspired Alba is ideal for a delightful afternoon tea featuring savoury hors d’oeuvres, scones, chocolate treats and a selection of tea inspired by delicate floral aromas. Available daily, from 2pm to 5pm. AED 160 per stand.

GO: Visit or call 02 818 8282 for reservations and more information.

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi

Party Like A Mom’star at W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island

Celebrate your mum at W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island. Bring your mother to dine at the hotel’s signature restaurants and receive a 50% discount on the total bill. The only decision is, will you head to all-day-dining spot Garage or enjoy fun in the sun at WET Deck? Available Monday 21 to Sunday 27 March.

GO: Email or call 02 656 0000 for reservations and more information.

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