1 - Treat yourself to the Essence of Arabia treatments at The Spa, Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai
Pamper yourself this Emirati Women’s Day with personalized spa programmes altered to provide you with effective relaxation, rejuvenation, while helping you to feel and look your best. Try the exclusive Essence of Arabia treatments - Nomadic Sensory or Royal Saffron.
Nomadic Sensory - Sway to the beats of the Doumbek with the Nomadic Sensory journey that captures the Emirati Bedouin life. With indigenous herbs and fresh ingredients from the land, feel purified and refreshed with mineral-rich Neela. A deeply replenishing experience to improve circulation and increase blood flow, as well as skin-firming properties with a blend of aromas reminiscent of the traditional spices of the desert. Awaken your senses with this rhythmic ritual incorporating the graceful Al Ayala dance moves to the beat of a Doumbek.
Royal Saffron - Indulge in an extravagant ritual reserved for royalty. Potent and luxurious blends of exotic 24k gold, saffron and mogra, the Queen of Jasmines sourced directly from artisan growers and distillers producing the finest quality of aromatics blended by hand to produce an incredibly luxurious offering. These actives not only assist with cellular regeneration, pigmentation and rejuvenation but also work towards empowering the spirit, hormonal balance and emotional equilibrium.
Price: Nomadic Sensory at AED 1500, Royal Saffron at AED 2250
2 - Brunch at Tasca with the Dubai skyline or the ocean as your backdrop
Bringing only the freshest and finest flavours to your table, Tasca is Dubai’s first ever Portuguese brunch. All dishes are accompanied with a refreshing collection of signature drinks that perfectly complement the food, and the setting. With these decadent Portuguese classics to dig into, there’s no better place to be on a Friday!
Price: AED 300 with soft drinks and AED 400 with house beverages.
3. Treat yourself to the world’s most expensive dish at Beluga
Pay a visit to the home of one of the rarest and most expensive caviar dishes in the world, Beluga features the 24-karat Golden Cigar with Almas Caviar. In the caviar world, Almas is called ‘King of Kings’ and is the rarest and the most expensive caviar. Inspired by French cuisine with a modern twist, Beluga has created a new taste of luxury to Dubai's gastronomic map.
Price: AED 1,550 (But If you're really up for treating yourself, a portion of 250g of Beluga's Almas caviar sits on the menu for AED 36,305).
4 - Try the famous Millionaire Sandwich at Netsu
The first to introduce Warayaki style of grilling in the region, Japanese restaurant Netsu is a distinct choice in Dubai. Taking sandwiches to the next level, Netsu features the ‘Millionaire Sandwich’ under their menu. Living up to its name, this tantalizing Netsu special is created with Japanese milk bread, wagyu beef sprinkled with gold flakes. Head down to Netsu, which is bound to become your favorite Japanese spot with their consistent excellence.
Price: Starts at AED 1,000
5. Afternoon Tea with friends and family at Noor Lounge
Savour your taste buds in an exquisite selection of teas and scrumptious bites offered at the Noor Lounge in Mandarin Oriental, Jumeira. Providing a unique twist on the concept, the Oriental Afternoon Tea engages all your senses with a signing bowl, essential oil and delicious citrus flavours and scrumptious bites. For the more traditional Afternoon Tea connoisseurs, a Classic Afternoon Tea selection is also available, providing an elegant selection of sweet and savoury bites along with an extensive selection on teas from around the world. Whether you’re looking for a leisurely affair or a more decadent one, this is the place to enjoy one of the most indulgent afternoon teas in the city.
Price: The Classic Afternoon Tea for AED 255, Oriental Afternoon Tea for AED 285