Spoil mum this Mother's Day
Celebrate March 21 with these pampering spa treatments
01. Anantara Spa
Head to the Eastern Mangroves hotel for a special mother and daughter treatment this month that will see you choose a 60-minute massage (options include Arabian, Thai, stress release or oriental foot reviver), and have access to the steam and sauna room. Afterwards you can enjoy afternoon tea and cake for two at the Mangroves Lounge.
Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa By Anantara, Eastern Ring Road, Abu Dhabi, daily 10am to 5pm, Dhs699 for two. Tel: (02) 6561000. abu-dhabi. Taxi: Eastern Mangroves. anantara.com
02. Heavenly Spa
The spa at the Westin has two options for you to treat your mum. First up is the 90-minute pamper package that features an Elemis facial and back, neck and shoulder massage. Or you can spring for the two-hour dream package that features the Heavenly signature Swedish massage and choice of Elemis biotec facial, depending on her skincare needs.
Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa, Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi, daily 10am to 10pm, Dhs475 for pamper package, Dhs675 for dream package. Tel: (02) 6169999. Taxi: Westin. westinabudhabigolfresort.com
03. Zen the Spa
For a day out at the spa, check out this month-long offer from Beach Rotana. Guests will receive a 60-minute aromatherapy massage followed by an hour-long hydrating facial. Afterwards you can enjoy complimentary access to the private beach, swimming pool and facilities for the rest of the day.
Beach Rotana, Al Zahiyah, Abu Dhabi, Sun to Wed 10am to 10pm, Thur to Sat 10am to 11pm, Dhs800. Tel: (02) 6979333. Taxi: Beach Rotana, next to Abu Dhabi Mall. rotana.com
04. Chi, The Spa
One for mummies-to-be, this all-rounder prenatal massage at Shangri-La Abu Dhabi is conducted by therapists trained to help reduce stress and discomfort during pregnancy.
Shangri-La Qaryat Al Beri, Between The Bridges, Abu Dhabi, daily 10am to midnight, Dhs450 for 60 minutes, Dhs625 for 90 minutes. Tel: (02) 5098888. Taxi: Shangri-La. shangri-la.com
05. Mizan Spa
Treat your mother – and yourself – with this mum and daughter day out. Valid throughout the month, guests at the Hilton Capital Grand spa will receive a 60-minute massage (choose from sports, Swedish, Thai or Thalgo Mahana), a 40-minute mini facial and have full use of the spa facilities including swimming pool, plunge pool, sauna and steam rooms.
Hilton Capital Grand Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Abu Dhabi, daily 11.30am to 10.30pm, Dhs770 for two. Tel: (02) 6170014. Taxi: Airport Road. hilton.com
06. Saray Spa
Buy one 60-minute Saray custom massage (that can be completely tailored to suit your specific needs) and get one free at the Marriott Downtown Abu Dhabi. The catch? The offer is only valid on international Mother’s Days occurring on March 8, 21 and 26.
Marriott Hotel Downtown, Al Wahda, Abu Dhabi, daily 10am to 10pm, Dhs330. Tel: (02) 3047531. Taxi: Marriott Downtown, near Al Wahda Mall. sarayspa-abudhabi.com
07. Iridium Spa
Purchase a hammam treatment for yourself, and your mum will receive 25 per cent off the very same treatment at this Saadiyat spa. Valid from March 19 to 30, there’s three treatment options to choose from – ranging from hour-long sessions to a 120-minute experience.
The St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, Sun to Wed 8am to 8pm, Dhs650 to 960 per person. Tel: (02) 4988888. Taxi: St Regis Saadiyat. stregissaadiyatisland.com