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Mother’s Day UAE is fast approaching on March 21 and you would want to do something special for her. Wouldn’t you? With plenty of things to do in Dubai this Mother’s Day, we make it easier for you by providing a list. From pampering spa sessions to unique helicopter experiences, spend the day celebrating motherhood in Dubai in glee. Here are the top 10 things to do on Mother’s Day UAE that will make you remember the experience with your mom forever.

Things To Do In Dubai This Mother’s Day

Take your mom in a Hot Air Balloon Ride

Hot air balloon ride

Enjoy the sunrise views as the hot air balloon takes you and your mom floating above the golden dunes. Watch wildlife and absorb the views of the desert. See the dawn break over the desert and relish an onboard breakfast. The ride also includes an onboard violist whose music will set the tone of the moment.

The balloon will fly over the billowing dunes of the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. The exemplary adventure includes witnessing falcons fly up to 4000 feet in a trained demonstration. Take splendid pictures of sunrise with the Hajar Mountains as a backdrop. Especially if your mother is keen on an adventure, this is one of the top things to do this Mother’s Day with her.

Location: Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, Dubai, UAE

Book a session at Burj Al Arab Spa

Book a session at Burj Al arab Spa

Promise your mother a  well-deserved unwinding experience at a top-class spa at Burj Al Arab, the world’s most luxurious hotel. Book a session at the Talise Spa for a rejuvenating massage given by professionals. There are plenty of invigorating treatments on offer from organic body wraps, hot stone treatments, relaxing facials, full-body massages, and healing rituals.

The masseurs use high-quality skincare brands such as La Prairie, Themae and Sundari. From Caviar facials, anti-ageing treatments, aromatherapy, Swedish & Thai massages, reflexology to chakra balancing and more are on offer. Let her experience the ultimate luxury in a spa perched 150 metres above the Arabian Gulf. 

Location: Jumeirah Street, Umm Suqeim 3, Dubai, UAE 

Make cherishable memories on a Dhow Cruise

dhow cruise

Another top thing to do this Mother’s Day in Dubai is to sail the beautiful marina waters together. Let the moment of Mother’s Day UAE turn into cherishable memories as you treat your mom to lavish interiors and the warm red-carpet welcome aboard the dhow. Leave all work behind and spend moments together with your precious mother.

Take in the views of the Dubai Marina as you cruise in style. The warm Arabic hospitality vibes and the swaying music fill the air. Relish a sumptuous buffet dinner on board the dhow cruise amid the Dubai skyline. Let the aura of bonding capture your senses as the cool breeze of the marina fills the air. The Arabic cultural rendezvous will stay in your hearts forever.

Location: Behind Al Rahim Mosque, Marina Promenade, Dubai, UAE

Rejoice Mother’s Day in style on a Luxury Yacht

luxury yacht

Spend charming moments with your mom along the coral waters in Dubai. Take a cruise that includes a lavish dinner on a yacht. This three hours cruise with unlimited beverages, fancy table setting and amazing Dubai skyline views is unforgettable. Marvel the marina in the luxurious yacht ride equipped with fridges, towels, grills, and a warm hospitable crew.

Thank your mom for her love over a candlelit dinner beautified by flowers and gratitude. The luxury yacht is a very professional experience and one of the top things to do in Dubai this Mother’s Day to make her feel special. Host a fun time on the yacht and treat your mother to the best time ever in Dubai this Mother’s Day.

Location: Dubai Marina, Dubai, UAE

Venture on a delightful Walking Food Tour

Food tour

Take a walking food tour, a perfect gourmet experience with your mom. What better way to spend the day on a culinary journey. Indulge in authentic Arabic eatery from the famous Arabic crepe, exciting dips like Hummus, revel in a live pasta station or relish healthy cuisine at a salad bar with her.

The gastronomic journey gives your mom Arabic, Iranian and Indian food tasting experiences. Wander the Dubai souks selling authentic spices and shop for souvenirs in the array of little shops that she would love. It’s time to treat her to the goodies of Arabian cuisines this Mother’s Day.

Location: Dubai Souks and Creekside Food Walk, Middle Eastern Food Pilgrimage, Little India on a Plate, Middle Eastern Food Pilgrimage (location and route varies based on the tour booked)

Experience thrilling views on a Helicopter Ride

Helicopter ride

Feel a special high as you soar the skies with your mom on Mother’s Day UAE. Go on an amazing helicopter ride to catch some spectacular views of the city. Enjoy a mind-blowing 15 or 25-minute chopper ride piloted by an experienced hand. The helicopter has seats for five passengers. It flies you to give an outstanding birds-eye view of Burj Al Arab, Palm Jumeirah and other attractions. The thrilling views of marvellous sights of The Atlantis Hotel along with the beauty of the Business Bay District, Emirates Tower and Burj Khalifa with your mom is exhilarating. This is one of the top things to do in Dubai this Mother`s Day to make your mom feel special.

Location: HeliDubai Jumeirah Heliport, Dubai Police Academy, Dubai, UAE

Relish exotic cuisine with mum at At. Mosphere, Burj Khalifa

At.Mosphere Burj Khalifa

Enjoy fine dining on the 122nd floor of the world’s tallest tower, Burj Khalifa this Mother’s Day. The dishes are made from ingredients from around the world that make for a unique menu. Savour cuisine from a contemporary menu with majestic views of the city and beyond. Experience the world’s tallest restaurant in the company of your mother.

Relax in the lounge with offerings of the finest European cuisine with top quality ingredients. She could try oysters, wagyu tenderloins and foie gras, favourite dishes on the menu. Book ahead so you get the best seating with views of  The Dubai Fountain. Remember, sunset is the most coveted time to arrive here. So, give her a day off from the kitchen and dine in luxury in her honour.

 Location: 122 floor, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai, UAE

Visit one of the largest malls in the world, The Dubai Mall

Dubai Mall

Step into the world’s second largest shopping mall with a total internal floor area of 5.9 million square feet and let your mom shop to her delight. This is an international shoppers dream as you navigate the mall with 1200 retail stores. World-class flagship brands such as Gucci, Ralph Lauren, Alexander McQueen and more are on offer.

The Dubai Mall also entertains and is home to the world’s largest aquariums and aquatic zoos. You can witness the amazing 270-degree walkthrough tunnel at the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo this Mother’s Day. Also, pick up excellent quality dried fruits, delicious deluxe chocolates, delectable dates, superb pastries and a vast selection of gourmet foods and gifts for her.

Location: Financial Center Street, Along Sheikh Zayed Road, Next to Burj Khalifa, Dubai, UAE

Be amid splendid floral wonders at The Miracle Garden

Miracle Garden

Experience the wonders of the Dubai Miracle Garden in a 72,000 square meter garden space this Mother’s Day UAE. Every year from mid-November to mid-May the garden is in full bloom with over 150 million flowers arranged. The patterns, arches and myriad shapes of the garden make it a magnificent UAE point of interest.

Witness signature creations such as the floral display of Disney characters and floral sculpture of an Airbus A380 that are some of the splendid garden landscapes. The fascinating concepts with almost 100,000 flowers in different colours and perfumes make this a fabulous attraction. Say Happy Mother`s Day to your beautiful mom amid a colourful array of flowers and expressions of nature.

Location: Al Barsha South 3, Dubai, UAE

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Spend time with your mom on a staycation


Head to a holiday resort in Dubai and let your mom enjoy a pool day. With plenty of offers unfolding for Mother`s Day. Book one which is a pampering delight from fine dining, access to the spa, and then a Balinese massage at the spa. Let her day be filled with healthy snacks and refreshments with not a bother of mundane routine.

Look for deals where mothers are treated in style with meals free as they come and dine with their family such as Sofitel, The Palm Dubai. Let her enjoy a beauty treatment in the hotel`s salon for a cut and colour in the hands of talented stylists. Treat her to the special occasion and enjoy a perfect staycation and one-on-one time with momma. Enjoy the 5-star beach resort and laze the day under a beach umbrella for a rejuvenating escape for mom.

Location: The Palm Jumeirah, East Crescent Road,P.O. Box 55558 Dubai, UAE

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