Fill your tummies
Start your day with a scrumptious breakfast at Eggspectation. There’s a special three-course Mother’s Day set menu from March 22-26, including a variety of tasty treats, and if you mention you’re there for the Mother’s Day Special, mum gets her meal on the house.
Where: The Beach, JBR
04 430 7252
Take the family for a special lunch on March 21 and any mums in the party eat free. There’ll be an international buffet full of tasty lunch options, priced at Dh139 including soft beverages, with children aged seven to 12 paying half price and no charge for diners under the age of six.
Where: Dusit Thani, Abu Dhabi
02 698 8137
Chef Francesco Guarracino has created a special five-course set menu for all the mums in town. Featuring delights such as crab and lobster salad, a light Chilean sea bass and a decadent chocolate dessert, the menu is on offer from March 21-31 at Dh450 per person including a glass of sparkles.
Where: Souk Al Bahar
04 423 0982
Fairmont The Palm
Have an arty afternoon tea at Fairmont The Palm, where reproductions of seven of the most famous Van Gogh works will be on display at Mashrabiya Lounge. Featuring a lavender-infused duck and lemon macaroons, the Mediterranean-inspired tea takes place at 2pm every Saturday. Dh125 per person, plus Dh100 to be seated next to the Sunflowers.
Where: Fairmont The Palm
04 457 3457
SensAsia Urban Spa
Choose from Adore Mums – an Eve Lom facial for Dh399 – or My Mum & I, an Elemis facial plus a Rapid Rub 45-minute intensive back massage, priced at Dh870 or Dh1,600 for two. If you’re a mum-to-be, there’s also the SensMama menu. www.sensasiaspas.com
Tips & Toes
Treat yourself and your mum to a whole package of pampering at your nearest Tips & Toes branch. On the menu is a Swedish full-body massage, a mini facial, an express mani/pedi and a blow-dry for two, all for the price of Dh1,295. www.tipsandtoes.com
Six Senses Zighy Bay
Get away from it all with a break to Oman, where Six Senses Zighy Bay is offering a de-stress package, including fitness options, reiki, hot-stone therapy, foot acupressure and more, over five days, starting from Dh1,100. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Gifts she’ll love
Forever Red Dh220, Bath and Body Works.
Scarf Dh600, Aspinal of London.
Accessory tidy Dh60, Lakeland.