March 21 is officially Mother’s Day in the UAE, and plenty of the city’s hotels are offering special treatments to celebrate. Here’s our pick of the best

Bespoke massages at Emirates Palace

The lux Emirates Palace Spa is marking Mother’s Day and International Women’s Day with a package this month that includes a 60-minute bespoke massage, a Thalion mini-facial, and either a Bastien manicure or pedicure.
Emirates Palace, West Corniche, Abu Dhabi, daily 10am to 11pm, Dhs1,425. Tel: (02) 6909000. Taxi: Emirates Palace.

Deals at Wellness And Massage

Book a 60-minute massage at the Khalidiya Palace spa and get a free blow dry or manicure with selected nail colours at Hairwaves By Charbel. You’ll also get a 25 per cent money-off voucher for your next visit (the deal costs Dhs359). Spend Dhs259 and you’ll get the above offer, minus the voucher.
Until March 31
Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan By Rotana, Ras Al Akhdar, Abu Dhabi, daily 10am to 10pm. Tel: (02) 6570188. Taxi: Khalidiya Palace.

Massage and facials at Chi, The Spa

The Shangri-La’s spa is offering mums a 60-minute massage and a rehydrating facial, along with access to the spa’s hydrotherapy vitality pool, aromatherapy saunas and steam room. Pair the treatment with a pedi for Dhs70 or a gel mani for Dhs60.
Shangri-La Hotel, Khor Al Maqta, Abu Dhabi, daily 10am to midnight, Dhs420. Tel: (02) 5098900. Taxi: Shangri-La Hotel.

The Hero treatment at Espa

All mums are heroes, and the Ritz-Carlton’s Hero package is a 90-minute treatment that focuses on the back, face and scalp. This month, you can upgrade mum for free to a 120-minute hot stone massage. You’ll get a back exfoliation and massage in the price, plus a facial and scalp massage.
Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Khor Al Maqta’a, Abu Dhabi, daily 10am to 10pm, price on request. Tel: (02) 8188051. Taxi: Ritz-Carlton.

Save at Talise Spa

Etihad Towers is celebrating International Women’s Day and Mother’s Day by offering 30 per cent off all 90-minute massage and facial treatments. Pool and beach access is included.
Jumeirah At Etihad Towers, Ras Al Akhdar, Abu Dhabi, daily 9am to 10pm. Tel: (02) 8115858. Taxi: Etihad Towers.

Grab a bargain at Body & Soul Spa

Book a 60-minute treatment for mum at Al Raha and you’ll get a free gift or beauty service from the hotel’s salon.
March 21
Al Raha Beach Hotel, Al Raha, Abu Dhabi, daily 10am to 10pm. Tel: (02) 5080555. Taxi: Al Raha Beach Hotel.

Massage And Facial at Iridium Spa

Head to Saadiyat for a one-hour facial, and you’ll get a 30-minute back massage, a skin analysis session and a Dhs100 voucher for mum to use at her next session. She can also use the spa’s facilities during her visit.
The St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, daily 9am to 10pm, Dhs570. Tel: (02) 4988996. Taxi: St Regis Saadiyat.

Radiance Face and Body, Eden Spa

Send mum to the Le Meridien for a 90-minute body massage and a Radiance Facial – the treatment is all about relaxing and products infused with lavender are used. The offer is valid in March and April.
Le Méridien, Al Zahiyah, Abu Dhabi, daily 10am to 10pm, Dhs379. Tel: (02) 6974354. Taxi: Le Méridien.

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