Business lunches, adrenaline-fuelled actives and afternoon teas! These are FACT’s top things to try in the capital this weekend.
Thursday 11 March 2021
Business Lunch at Villa Toscana, The St. Regis Abu Dhabi:
For an afternoon of indulgence, Chef Rosario and his Villa Toscana team deliver diners a real culinary treat. The business lunch includes a selection of antipasti, salads, hot starters, fresh focaccia, coffee and a dessert. Available Sunday to Thursday, from 12pm to 3pm. AED 95 (antipasti and desserts) and AED 120 (antipasti, a main course and desserts).
Cherry Blossom Afternoon Tea at Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers:
Afternoon Tea at the Observation Deck at five-star Corniche hotel provides visitors with picture-perfect views of Abu Dhabi. Indulge in an afternoon tea featuring traditional sandwiches with a twist, such as Egg Salad with Japanese Kewpie mayo and a Poached Salmon and Avocado Wrap. For something sweet, take your pick from delicious pastries, including the Green Tea and Red Bean Cheesecake, Sticky Toffee Pudding served with Mochi ice cream or Yoku Moku cookies. If heights aren’t your thing, you can also enjoy Afternoon Tea in the Lobby Lounge. Available Monday to Saturday, from 2pm to 6pm.
Friday 12 March 2021
Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort – Spa-liscious Afternoon Tea:
Relish in a 60-minute Spa experience from the SPA menu at Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort and delight your taste buds with a fantastic Afternoon Tea featuring the finest delicacies, mini sandwiches and sweet treats paired with a pot of wellness tea. Guests can also enjoy a 20% discount on additional treatments. The perfect nourishment for mind, body and soul. Available Monday to Saturday, from 2pm to 8pm. AED 650 per person or AED 1200 for two.
#DessertMarch at The Fountains, Yas Mall:
The Fountains at Yas Mall invites guests to experience the best sweet treats at each of its outlets. Enjoy the wonderful dancing fountain shows from the outdoor terraces and indulge in a delectable dessert of your choice. Whether you’re craving baked goods or light and healthy options, The Fountains offers everything from traditional Middle Eastern favourites to show-stopping shakes and delicious frozen yoghurts. The possibilities include Crazy Shakes at Black Tap, Kunafa at Dish Dash, Date Pudding at Al Fanar, Sparkling Volcano at Rainforest Café, Frozen yoghurt at Menchie’s, Rajasthani Desserts at Rasoi Ghar, Paradise Pie at Chili’s, and desserts from Galito’s, Café Bateel, Fish & Co, Starbucks, Berry Bang and Burger Fuel.
GO: Visit thefountains.ae for more information.
Saturday 13 March 2021
Visit the Yas Island Theme Parks and receive a discount at CLYMB Abu Dhabi:
CLYMB Abu Dhabi features the world’s largest indoor skydiving wind tunnel and an award-winning indoor climbing wall. The indoor adventure hub is now offering visitors to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld and Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi a 30% discount on a flying and climbing combo with its all new ‘Bounceback’ offer. The skydiving and climbing combo includes two flight experiences, 60-minute access to three climbing walls, flight and climbing gear rental, instructor supervision and souvenir pictures of the indoor skydiving experience. AED 285 per person.
GO: Visit www.clymbabudhabi.com for more information.
Soak It Up at WET Deck, W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island:
Kick back poolside and enjoy the Arabian sun at rooftop hangout WET Deck. Enjoy refreshing frozen cocktails or beat the heat with a dip to get in the mood for the week ahead. Saturdays, from 12pm to 4pm. AED 145 (ladies) and AED 199 (gentlemen).
GO: Call (0)2 656 0000 for reservations and more information.