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.
Brunch at Address Dubai Marina
Celebrate Mother’s Day at one of the liveliest brunches in Dubai Marina and enjoy an international spread of food, scenic views and live music amidst the chic surrounds of The Restaurant. Saturday 19 March, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 225 (soft beverages), AED 325 (house beverages) and AED 425 (bubbly).
Have a mother and daughter spa day at Amara Spa
Enjoy an enchanting bonding experience with the ‘Mother and Daughter Day Out’ package at Park Hyatt Dubai’s luxurious Amara Spa. Create a special experience by combining two or three customised services based upon what you truly need, including a 30-minute body exfoliant, 30-minute customised massage and a 30-minute express facial. Packages include a bento box lunch served poolside. Available daily, from 9am to 10pm. AED 1,350 (60-minutes) and AED 1,700 (90-minutes).
Pilates In The Sky at AURA Skypool & Lounge
The world’s first and highest 360-degree infinity pool has partnered with RAISE Fitness to celebrate Mother’s Day. With views overlooking Palm Jumeirah, the 60-minute “Pilates in the Sky” class has been designed to ensure participants feel energised, de-stressed, and re-centred before the day ahead. After the class, enjoy a healthy breakfast at AURA’s lounge, accompanied by coffee or tea. Guests can also expect an AURA branded bottle with infused water (to take home) alongside an AURA wellness morning shot. Monday 21 March, from 8am to 10am. AED 290 per person.
GO: Visit auraskypool.com for reservations and more information.
Lunch and Spa at Carine
This Mother’s Day, Carine and SENSASIA Urban Spa will honour women with a menu of treatments and French-Mediterranean cuisine to nourish the body and soul. Ladies are invited to SENSASIA Urban Spa, where their treatment commences with a 45-minute back and upper body massage, followed by a 30-minute energising facial. Following their treatment, guests will be welcomed at Carine with a refreshing mocktail and bespoke lunch menu featuring signature grilled harissa prawns, onion tart, gnocchi sorrentina, baby chicken and Chef Izu’s infamous passionfruit cheesecake. Available daily from 20 to 27 March. AED 700 per person.
Participate in arts and crafts at Isola Ristorante
Jumeirah Islands Clubhouse is collaborating with We Love Art to host a special ‘Paint & Grape’ session to celebrate Mother’s Day. The session includes a combined painting package for mothers and a child, where the duo can paint using gold leaf. In addition, the two-hour session includes a glass of grape or two non-alcoholic drinks with a canapé for mum and a drink and bites for the child. Monday 21 March, from 4pm to 6pm. AED 460.
GO: Visit www.weloveart.com for reservations and more information.
Enjoy the Rose Ritual at Jumeirah Beach Hotel
The new Rose Ritual at the hotel’s Talise Spa invites ladies to unwind and recharge. The ritual begins with a Rose Hydrator face and body treatment designed to nourish and nurture the body. A relaxing massage follows this to uplift the mind and senses, ending with guests receiving complimentary Aromatherapy Associates rose products for post-treatment care. Available daily until 31 March, from 10am to 9pm. AED 1,250 per person (80-minutes).
Tuck into a free lunch buffet at Kitchen6
Bring the family together in celebration of mum on UAE Mother’s Day. Mothers dining at Kitchen6 inside JW Marriott Marquis can enjoy a varied international lunch buffet for free. Monday 21 March, from 12:30m to 2:30pm (applicable on tables of four people minimum).
GO: Call 04 414 0000 for reservations and more information.
Receive a free dinner at LARTE
Treat the loveliest woman in your life to a delicious Italian meal at LARTE inside the movie-themed Studio One Hotel. As part of their week-long Mother’s Day celebration, this neighbourhood Italian restaurant invites guests to bring their mums for an exquisite Italian dinner, and mum’s main course will be free. Available from Monday 21 March to Saturday 26 March, from 5pm.
Indulge in a free brunch at Le Rosé
Mothers will be treated to a complimentary brunch at the French restaurant Le Rosé when dining with a family of four or more. This dreamy Saturday brunch boasts a myriad of dishes and a gorgeous terrace with Downtown Dubai and Burj Khalifa views. The culinary experience includes salade niçoise, carpaccio de boeuf, calamars frits, camembert au four, grilled Scottish salmon fillet, organic black chicken roulade and grilled flank steak with pepper sauce. Saturday 19 March, from 12pm to 4pm.
GO: Call 04 422 5755 for reservations and more information.
Lunch with a free dessert at Myrra
It’s the month to celebrate Mother’s Day in Dubai and Myrra will be offering a complimentary dessert to all the mothers having lunch on Monday 21 March. Desserts curated for this special day include Milopita (a crispy phyllo pastry topped with fragrant vanilla ice cream with apples and caramelised almonds) Crema Catalana (a Spanish take on the popular crème brûlée with ginger ice cream and candied zest) and the Spanish style French toast, Torrija (served with a nutty hazelnut crème Anglaise and rich chocolate ice cream).
Feel pampered at Nikki Beach Resort & Spa
Experience a full day of wellness at Nikki Beach Resort & Spa, starting with a 60-minute body massage using Clarins oils, followed by a nutritious two-course lunch at Café Nikki. For an additional AED 300, guests can complete the day relaxing at the resort with complimentary pool and beach access. AED 575 per person (including the spa and lunch) or AED 875 per person (including the spa, lunch, pool and beach access).
Avail of a dining discount at Observatory Bar & Grill
To mark the occasion of Mother’s Day, mums can enjoy a delicious set menu for free or receive an AED 250 credit to redeem on the total bill when dining with their family. The rest of the family will also receive a 30% discount on the a la carte menu. Monday 21 March. From 12pm to midnight.
Participate in a floral masterclass at Scalini
Scalini, Acqua di Parma and Fineblooms are honouring mothers with a floral masterclass, followed by a curated lunch. Guests will be guided by the Fineblooms team on the intricate art of preparing and arranging an array of flowers, with the opportunity to create their own stunning floral bouquet. Guests can then indulge in a three-course lunch, including Wagyu Tartare, Maccheroni alla Norma (pasta with fresh tomato sauce and fried aubergine), and Trancio di Spigola all’acqua pazza (seabass fillet cooked in a light broth of cherry tomatoes, olives and clams. Sunday 20 March, from 12pm to 2pm.
GO: Call 04 349 0068 for reservations and more information.
Dine on the special Mother’s Day set menu at SHI
Celebrate Mother’s Day overlooking the Ain Dubai with a luxurious gastronomic experience at SHI. Expect a sumptuous five-course menu of Chinese classics with a modern twist, such as black truffle king crab soup, Taiwanese sanpei cornfed chicken, and SHI’s signature sushi and dim sum platters. The offer also includes unlimited soft drinks. Mothers will also receive a special gift from SHI to take home. Monday 21 March, from 1pm to 1am. AED 380 per person.
Mother’s Day Brunch at Suq
Descend the marble staircase at Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach and enter a palatial Arabic market. Find your seat amidst live musicians or on the lush green terrace and travel the world dish-by-dish, filling your plate with sushi, pasta, seafood and more. Mums can enjoy a 25% discount on their bill when dining with their families, Saturday 19 March, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 400 (soft beverages), AED 530 (house beverages) and AED 750 (Champagne).
Treat mum to a sky-high lunch at SUSHISAMBA Dubai
The highest restaurant on Palm Jumeirah has a lovely business lunch, offering diners the chance to take in the view at one of the most in-demand restaurants in town. Celebrate Mother’s Day with the Vivo Business Lunch and enjoy a two-course meal from a selection that includes seviches, dishes from the robata grill and signature SAMBA rolls. The offer includes miso soup followed by the choice of two starters and one main course. Available Monday to Friday, from 12pm to 3pm. AED 139 per person.
Spa Indulgence at Swissôtel Al Ghurair
Launching just in time for Mothers Day is this fantastic pampering offer that includes a Lindt Afternoon Tea and a couples’ massage for two people. So make it a date with your mother or the special lady in your life with a day of relaxation at the FACT award-winning Swissôtel Spa. Choose from a relaxing Couples massage or a wellbeing muscle recovery massage in the luxurious couples’ spa suite, and enjoy the extensive spa facilities for the day and the refreshingly inviting outdoor pool. Available daily until 31 March. AED 375 for two adults.
Relax at The SPA at Palazzo Versace Dubai
Palazzo Versace Dubai lets guests spoil their mothers with a relaxing expedition on Mothers Day. The FACT award-winning The SPA offers a Hydra Cellular Hyaluron facial by BABOR, which provides an intense hydration boost for the skin, power-packed with an active concentrate Hyaluron Infusion to hydrate the skin. AED 650 (60-minutes) and AED 750 (75-minutes).
Have a curated dining experience at Turkish Village
Turkish Village welcomes mothers to embark on an authentic dining experience inspired by rich Ottoman culture this Mother’s Day, starting with a break of fluffy bread from Turkish Village’s in-house bakery, served with hearty lentil soup and varied salads. Next come kebabs and mezze boards that showcase hot and cold starters, tender chicken and succulent meat dishes. Bringing the Mother’s Day experience to close on a sweet note, diners can delight in traditional Turkish sweets, including kunafa, baklava stuffed with cream and pistachios, and rice pudding. Monday 21 March. AED 150 per person (four-course menu)
GO: Visit turkishvillagedubai.com for reservations and more information.
Tuck into a complimentary main course and dessert at VIBE Café
Round up the family and head on over to VIBE Café. In celebration of Mother’s Day, the Instagrammable pink restaurant will offer all mums a complimentary main and dessert when you order a main course. So the leading lady in your life will have a hard choice choosing between delicious dishes such as fettuccine with burrata, Thai shrimply the best, baklava cheesecake or chocolate mocha cake. Monday 21 March, from 12pm.
GO: Visit www.vibeuae.com for reservations and more information.
Indulge in a traditional afternoon tea at Waldorf Astoria DIFC
This elegant bar and lounge is ideal for a sophisticated afternoon tea this Mother’s Day. The term ‘Peacock Alley’ was coined to portray the daily promenade of people passing through the original colonnade connecting The Waldorf and The Astoria hotels in New York City and this historical part of New York heritage is now in DIFC. Guests are invited to indulge in a traditional afternoon tea accompanied by the melodic harmonies of the piano and cello. Available daily from 3pm to 6pm. AED 195 per person (Jasmine Afternoon tea), AED 280 per person (Premium Afternoon Tea) and AED 315 (Bubbly Afternoon Tea).
GO: Call 04 515 9818 for reservations and more information.