1. Treat her to a spa at Six Senses Zighy Bay.


Pamper yourselves with a day full of wellness and relaxation. The Royal Moroccan Hammam (starting at AED800) is a deeply cleansing and healing therapy complete with Moroccan steam bath, body wraps, milk baths, masks, and application of different ingredients and oils. You can also try Margy’s Prestige Collagen Facial (starting at AED1600), for a treatment that regenerates the cells, fading wrinkles and fine lines.
Six Senses Zighy Bay is located on the northern Musandam Peninsula in the Sultanate of Oman. For more information, contact reservations-zight@sixsenses.com

2. Indulge in a Mother’s Day ultra pampering session at Tips and Toes.

Hand Polish Change

Tips and Toes, UAE’s award winning beauty salon and spa, gives relaxing packages for two. Relax and unwind with a Swedish Full Body massage whilst enjoying the other special treats including the express manicure and pedicure, mini facial and a blow dry – all for AED 1,295 (originally AED 1,560). There’s always an excuse to share the love with the woman of your life and let them know how truly cherished they are. For more info about Tips and Toes, visit their website at www.tipsandtoes.com.

3. For a gastronomic experience, try BiCE International’s culinary destinations BiCE Mare and Sapori di BiCE.

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These droolworthy photos are convincing enough. Yum. These award-winning restaurants are the bomb.

4. Give your mother special edition (limited to 30 trays!) macaron tray from Christofle Malmaison.


She would love you more with this. Express your love and hand it on a silver tray. Christofle, the pioneer of luxury silverware, launches a special edition tray collection exclusively for the region. This edition is limited to 30 trays and available in two different sizes (26x20cm and 20x16cm). You can also look at their wide array of macarons at the Christofle boutique in Dubai Mall and Tanagra MOE.

5. Get her a nice set of tableware and home decorations from Marimekko.

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Marimekko, an Iconic Finnish design company, recently opened its first store in the UAE. If you want, you can also visit Marimekko with your mother and let her pick. If you want to let surprise her, you may also take your own pick. Everything looks cute and nice, trust us. Your mom would love you for this. Marimekko is located at Box Park on Al Wasl Road.

6. Teach her a thing or two about today’s gadgets. Check www.awok.com for affordable gadgets and gifts !

Samsung Galaxy TAB 4  Nikon D3300 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lenslg

Sometimes, mothers could have few ideas on the new gadgets in town. Teach her a thing or two about smartphones and basic photography! Give the woman in your life a gadget she could use. You can order from www.awok.com (they offer huge discounts!). Check their website as they also have a variety of gift options!

7. Book a cleaning service from Helpling for her!


Everyone loves pampering. Return the favor to your mom and treat her like a queen. Give her a breakfast in bed, treat her to the spa, and do something she’ll appreciate. Make sure the house is tidy, too! Helpling, an on-demand home services group, is giving out a special voucher (housekeeping service) especially for Mother’s Day. Check out https://www.helpling.ae/mothers-day for details.

8. Enroll her in a fitness-training program from Buggefit!

Indoor BuggEfit

Especially designed for mothers, the Buggefit programme from Pure Fitness is perfect. Help them improve their body tone and kickstart their metabolism with Buggefit classes. You can enroll, too! It’s perfect for the heat since the classes are held in an air-conditioned room. Classes are held at 10am every Tuesday and Thursday at Fitness First in The Meadows and every Sunday at 9am at Impact Studio in Motor City. Each class is AED 50.

9. Planning to give her food or flowers? Attach a card, too!

The Card Co. - Mom (pink writing) - AED 15 To Someone Special - AED 15 (promotional price)

With the rise of technology, greeting cards became underrated. You know what? People would actually love to receive one! Especially our mothers, since they’re sentimental and these cards remind them of their younger years, when you came home from school with a handmade card for her. For classic and cheap greeting cards, visit The Card Co.! They have a promotional price of AED15 per card.

10. Give her a hamper of sweets from Candylicious!

Candylicious - Hamper 1 – 490 AED Candylicious - hamper 2 – 270 AED

Why give food? Because you can and who can resist these, really? Visit Candylicious at The Dubai Mall and buy her a hamper of her favourite sweets. You may also visit Candylicious on Mother’s Day as they have a program from 2-4PM!

11. Have a scrumptious breakfast at the D&A, Jumeirah Beach Hotel.


Every Saturday from 10AM-4PM, Jumeirah Beach Hotel is open for breakfast of traditional British dishes. Before you go on to your activities for the day, why not grab a luxurious breakfast first? For restaurant bookings, contact +971 4 366 5866.

12. Give your mom a chance to win a very special gift from Eataly and Rosa Mexicano!


Bring your mother to dine at Eataly or Rosa Mexicano on Mother’s Day, and she might be the lucky one who receives a very special gift. Eight lucky moms will receive a Mother’s Day gift from Eataly, which is an exclusive cooking class with Eataly’s head chef, where the students can learn how to prepare authentic and scrumptious Italian dishes. In Rosa Mexicano, twenty lucky moms will receive an exclusive cooking class with their Head Chef, a certificate, a Mexican recipe, and food vouchers.

Chocolate Banana Cake

13. Get a free brow service from Benefit Brow Bars!


Bring your mother (or daughter, aunt, grandmother, or even a friend!) at any Benefit brand and get a FREE brow service upon a purchase of a brow service for yourself. This promo runs until March 31.