Valentine’s Day in Dubai 2020:  Here is Where You Should Go!


Dubai, February 02, 2020


Sweep your other half of their feet with the perfect date – FACT has got you covered with larger-than-life brunches, sweet treats, romantic dinners, spa escapes and so much more at some of the city’s best locations.


ONE OF A KIND

FOUR SEASONS RESORT DUBAI AT JUMEIRAH BEACH
Private Dinner at Sea
Couples can enjoy a truly unique dinner with the most exclusive table for two on the private floating platform just off the shore of the private stretch of beach. An enticing dining experience awaits, aglow with lanterns and moonlight to create a perfect intimate hideaway for two. AED10,000 per couple including a five-course set menu with caviar and a complimentary rosé for ladies.
GO: Call (0)4 270 7777 for reservations and more information.
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V HOTEL DUBAI
K-POP Your Cherry at Namu

The cheeky Korean Valentine’s celebration is back. The lady takes the lead in this one! The inspiration is Valentine’s Day in Korea. Rather than the catch-all holiday it is in the rest of the world, on Valentine’s Day in Korea, women give chocolate to men as a sign of affection. Traditionally, men that receive these gifts will give a gift in return the following month on White Day. This Valentine’s try a new tradition where women are put in-charge of all romantic proceedings. During the dining experience, the ladies will choose one aphrodisiac shooter for their blindfolded men before they start the Amuse Bouche. After having the starters, an aphrodisiac sorbet (chilli/pomegranate and ginseng sorbet) will be served to refresh their palate, ready for the next course. Followed by main courses and a sweet ending with chocolate aphrodisiac. AED590 per couple, AED690 for guaranteed window seating. Including a six-course set menu plus soft beverage and two glasses of prosecco upon arrival. This is for the adventurous couple who likes to try something unconventional! February 14, 7pm to 12am.
GO: Call (0)4 435 5577 for reservations and more information.
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ADDRESS DUBAI MARINA
Romance Under The Stars at Shades

Romance Under The Stars at Shades Impress your other half with a romantic Valentines dinner at Shades, a spectacular setting overlooking the magical skyline of Dubai Marina. Enjoy a delightful sixcourse Valentine’s set menu complimented by two glasses of bubbly for AED999. Menu highlights include truffle scented cauliflower puree and burrata, mini shrimp cocktail, grilled scallops with caviar and strawberry sauce, char grilled Tenderloin with potato dauphinoise and sautéed mushroom. The team of chefs will sweeten your special evening with a delicious cupid heart dessert option. Served on February 14 from 7pm onwards.
GO: Call (0)4 888 3444 for reservations and more information.
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RIXOS THE PALM DUBAI HOTEL & SUITES
Love Birds Getaway

An ideal choice for couples looking for a Valentine’s Day staycation, this Ultra-All-Inclusive offer includes a romantic sea view room, private beach cabana, complimentary breakfast in bed, 90-minute couples’ massage and an intimate four-course dinner serenaded by a professional violinist. The Love Birds UltraAll-Inclusive Getaway at Rixos The Palm Dubai Hotel & Suites Starting from AED1,800++ per night based on two people sharing and includes in room romantic set up with special amenities upon arrival, complimentary upgrade to a sea view room, guaranteed private beach cabana, one complimentary inroom breakfast, one romantic four-course dinner with violinist, one relaxing 90-minute couples massage, unlimited dining at your choice of 10 restaurants, a choice of 100 premium brand beverages, daily mini services, access to daily fitness activities,, and use of the wellness facilities at Anjana Spa. Advance booking is required and the offer is only valid for on a minimum of three nights.
GO: Call (0)4 457 5555 for reservations and more information
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CAVALLI CLUB RESTAURANT & LOUNGE
Friday Roman Empire Night

Romans, countrymen and lovers, get ready for the biggest Valentine’s Day night ever at Cavalli Club Restaurant & Lounge. Paying homage to Venus, the Roman goddess of love and beauty, Cavalli Club will be romanticising its famous Friday Roman Empire night to be filled with passion and excitement on February 14. Singles looking for their perfect partner and loved-up couples alike are all invited to eat, drink and dance at this legendary Valentine’s Day gathering. Dine on a sumptuous special menu inclusive of unlimited beverages whilst watching the breath-taking performances unfolding in the centre of the magnificent venue. You’ll be welcomed with a Love Potion cocktail and transported to a whimsical world of romance by the enchanting decorations throughout. Priced at AED 395 per person, a la carte is also available.
GO: Call (0)50 991 0400 for reservations and more information.
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MANDARIN ORIENTAL JUMEIRA, DUBAI
Valentine’s Day at Beluga

Beluga, the sophisticated caviar-dedicated restaurant, is giving diners a chance to celebrate a one-of-akind Valentine’s Day with its decadent promotion, available only on February 14. Spoil your loved one on this special day in style, with exceptional service, and attention to detail. Guests will have the chance to savour some of the most coveted caviar from Beluga. There will be two menus to choose from, where one will offer the Russian Oscietra Caviar (50g), a delicious heart shaped dessert that will delight diners, complemented by one glass of bubbly per person, priced at AED650 for two people. The other option will offer one of the visitors’ favourites, Beluga Caviar (50g), which includes all the same and is priced at AED850 for two people.
GO: Call (0)4 340 8882 for reservations and more information
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DINNER DATES


JW MARRIOTT MARQUIS HOTEL DUBAI
Masala Library by Jiggs Kalra


Experience love at Masala Library by Jiggs Kalra. Whether it’s a first date or you’re reminiscing on the years gone by, the team at this award-winning eatery will turn this special day into an unforgettable occasion with the exquisite Masala Valentine’s Experience Menu. AED595 per couple including a glass of bubbly. February 14, from 6pm to 11.30pm.
GO: Call (0)4 457 5555 for reservations and more information.
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HOLIDAY INN DUBAI FESTIVAL CITY
Joe’s Backyard


Starting from 8pm on February 14, this dynamic venue will be offering a delicious set menu for couples and friends. Guests can enjoy three courses with a bottle of grape for AED299 per couple, or three courses with a bottle of sparkling for AED399 per couple.
GO: Call (0)55 709 4509 for reservations and more information.
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INTERCONTINENTAL DUBAI MARINA
Marina Social by Jason Atherton


They say the way to anyone’s heart is through their stomach, and at the award-winning Marina Social by Jason Atherton, this saying holds especially true. In the spirit of love, the Executive Chef has prepared a sensational five-course Valentine’s Day Dinner menu for the special night. Overlooking the panoramic views of Dubai Marina, it is truly the perfect place to celebrate love and embark on a romantic gastronomic journey with your loved one on February 14.
Ready your taste buds for a romantic gastronomic journey starting with succulent oysters sourced from the pure waters of Loch Fyne in Scotland, a known aphrodisiac; an Italian Beef Tomato dressed with 25 years aged balsamic followed by the velvety-smooth King Crab Linguini smothered in butter. Declare your love with gusto to your Valentine with a delectable Beef Wellington that will bound to satisfy the palate. Melt her heart with an enticing dessert – the delicious Pink Lady Apple Tart Tatin, topped with Madagascan vanilla ice-cream and caramel and some takeaway ‘After Eight’ treats for a sweet ending! Priced at AED895 per couple, served with a glass of bubbly from 7.30pm onwards.
GO: Call (0)55 483 5962 for reservations and more information.
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WALDORF ASTORIA DIFC
Dinner at Bull & Bear


For couples, Bull & Bear promises a delightful six-course romantic dinner, spreading the joyous celebrations for two weeks, available from February 9 to 22. The menu includes a selection of starters to share such as oysters, foie gras and sea urchin risotto, followed by guests’ choice of main dish and a sharing dessert platter; available for AED675 per couple.
GO: Call (0)50 991 0400 for reservations and more information
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HILTON DUBAI THE WALK
Romance in the Sky at Pure Sky Lounge & Dining

Located high up on the 35th floor of the Hilton Dubai The Walk, Pure Sky Lounge & Dining – Dubai Marina’s highest rooftop bar in JBR, offers an ultimate romantic setting under the stars on February 14. Start your meal with a selection of starters including deep fried crab, seared scallop and baby mozzarella with caramelised fig. For the mains, guests can indulge in sharing braised short ribs with Asian spices, or dry fruits stuffed corn-fed chicken and miso glazed seabass. A mini raspberry dome with white chocolate shave and mixed berries ends the meal. Priced at AED495 per couple including two glasses of bubbly, served 6.30pm onwards.
GO: Call (0)4 374 7888 for reservations and more information
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KETCH UP
Valentine’s Day Dinner

Celebrate February 14 at Ketch Up restaurant in Bluewaters Dubai with a yummy set menu that includes oysters, tempura tiger prawns with wasabi mayo and tender beef medallions. Although the view from the terrace doesn’t change, this menu will only be available for one day. AED690 per couple for a four-course set menu and bottle of Prosecco | AED1,200 per group (four pax) for a four-set course menu and bottle of Prosecco or AED1,200 minimum spend on a la carte. From 6pm onwards.
GO: Call (0)4 399 9404 for reservations and more information.
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BRUNCH OF LOVE


FOUR SEASONS RESORT, JUMEIRAH BEACH
COYA Dubai


Guests at COYA’s one-of-a-kind Friday Brunch are in for a treat as special rose bubbly will be offered as part of its bubbly package, and its newest attraction, party piñata will be stuffed with Valentine’s Day prizes. COYA Dubai will also prepare a beautifully plated dessert that is sure to delight any sweet tooth! Diners can indulge in the limited-edition sweet course that will include rose water mousse, strawberry and raspberry flavoured sorbet, raspberry ganache, alfajores, and assorted fruits. For this loving occasion, mixologists at COYA Dubai will make its Pisco Sour signature cocktail more special by adding refreshing strawberry, rose, and lychee flavours that complement the restaurant’s dining menu.
The Valentine’s Day-themed platter and Pisco Sour will be priced at AED118 and AED70, respectively, and will only be offered on February 14; while brunch prices start at AED419 per guest including soft beverages; AED619 per guest including house beverages (spirits and grape); AED709 per guest including premium bubbly and beverages.
GO: Call (0)4 316 9600 for reservations and more information.

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HABTOOR PALACE DUBAI, LXR HOTELS & RESORTS
En Blanc Brunch, Pink Edition at BQ French Kitchen & Bar

Inspired by the famous ‘Diner en Blanc’, where guests arrive in outfits of white, diners at the brunch are encouraged to also wear white. The sharing-style brunch evokes the classic atmosphere and exceptional tastes of authentic Parisian brasseries found on the city’s most famous streets, such Avenue des Champs-Élysées, with diners enjoying three courses of expertly prepared and superbly cooked signature French dishes. Diners can enjoy a great selection of appetisers, followed by traditional mains all brought to the table with a grand finale of desserts presented on a charming sweet trolley. The Parisian classic becomes even more romantic this Valentine’s Day. From 12noon to 4pm, priced at AED350 per person including rose, cocktails and mocktails. Three pieces of pearl jewellery, sponsored by Damani, will be given away.
GO: Call (0)4 435 5555 for reservations and more information.
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CROWNE PLAZA DUBAI, DEIRA
Valentine’s Brunch or Dinner at Spice Island


Spend a romantic day with your better half at this cosy restaurant! Fall in love with the extensive international spread boasting five live cooking stations including Arabic grill (meshawi), Indian tandoor with freshly made meat and naan breads, Mexican sizzling fajitas, pasta station, and the greatest hit of all time – the Mongolian station. Discover a spread of meat, fish and seafood cooked live at the unique Mongolian flat-top grill mixed with veggies, mushrooms and spices of your choice. The restaurant will be dressed in love-ly décor and illuminated with candles. The mega-sized dessert station will make your heart melt as you indulge in the variety of heart-shaped and love-themed desserts, cakes, pastries and cheesecake. Ice cream and chocolate fountain will be the cherry on top of your Valentine’s Day adventure. The famous Cuban trio, Kubanda, will be performing live during brunch and dinner, creating a perfect romantic atmosphere and adding heart-warming tunes to the Spice Island ambience. AED159 with soft drinks per person; AED225 with house drinks per person; kids aged six and below dine for free. February 14, brunch is served 12noon to 4pm and dinner is served from 6.30pm to 11.30pm.
GO: Call (0)4 262 5555 for reservations and more information.
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ADDRESS DUBAI MARINA
Brunch with Love at Mazina

Valentine’s Day doesn’t always have to be about candlelit dinners. Invite your favourite person to a romantic brunch feast at Mazina. The Farm-To-Table Brunch features an extensive buffet of seasonallyinspired and globally-influenced dishes, all prepared live from five show kitchens. AED325 per person including soft beverages; AED450 per person including house beverages; and AED495 per person including house beverages and bubbly. February 14 from 12.30pm to 3.30pm.
GO: Call (0)4 888 3444 for reservations and more information.
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JW MARRIOTT MARQUIS HOTEL DUBAI
Wanderlove Brunch

Join in this Valentine’s Day for an eclectic and exotic journey through taste and celebrate love. The Wanderlove brunch is a one-stop culinary journey around the world. With more than 10 live stations, including an extended Japanese section and a variety of beverage stations, this food odyssey will satisfy even the restless foodie. Embrace your inner wanderlust and enjoy the innovate beats of DJ Adam J and special live entertainment and beverages. Age policy: 21 and above. AED395 per person, including food and house beverages. February 14, from 1pm to 4pm.
GO: Call (0)4 457 5555 for reservations and more information.
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HILTON DUBAI AL HABTOOR CITY
City Brunch at The Market

The place to come, drop your kids at the kids’ club where they’ll be taken care of by an expert team, and enjoy a fun brunch with loved ones and friends. Celebrate your love and friendship for each other by indulging in the humongous buffet spread and enjoy the drinks selection whilst the kids will be entertained in the supervised kid’s corner or can even visit the Hilton Kids’ Club (four years and above) where they’ll be baking heart shaped pizza and decorating cookies, playing on a play-station or even jumping in the kids’ pool. Participate in the big lottery draw to win outstanding prices like brunches around Al Habtoor City, massages at Silk Spa or even an overnight stay. February 14, from 1pm to 4.30pm. AED350 incl. non-alcoholic beverages; and AED425 incl. house beverages. Free for kids aged under 12.
GO: Call (0)4 437 3333 for reservations and more information.
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TABLE FOR TWO


 HILTON DUBAI JUMEIRAH
Wavebreaker Beach & Grill

Enjoy an evening under a blanket of stars with a perfect meal followed by a long walk on a private beach and a glass of bubbly as you soak in the last rays of the sun. Get this specially-crafted experience for AED599 per couple on February 14. Enjoy a three-course menu and a glass of prosecco. For starters, patrons can choose between a crab cake in sriracha cocktail sauce and organic beetroot and butternut sprinkled with crispy crumbled feta. For the main course, guests pick from three dishes; beef tenderloin, slow roasted cod or wild mushroom ravioli. To finish on a sweet note, indulge in a black forest cake.
GO: Call (0)4 318 2582 for reservations and more information.
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RAFFLES DUBAI
Secret Garden – The Valentine’s Cabana Experience

Couples can rekindle their love under the stars as Raffles Garden transforms into a Valentine’s Day haven with romantically-themed cabanas. A rich sharing set-menu of international specialities will be on offer such as pan seared seabass with pea puree, sage and lime croquettes, wilted swiss chard, girolle and clam sauce and a Valentine chocolate mousse with raspberry pulp, milk chocolate financier and white chocolate ice cream. Guest can also opt for a tantalising Arabic menu with mezze and your choice of sizzling seafood or meat barbecue while taking in the beauty of the garden views. The Valentine’s Cabana Experience is priced at AED950 per couple including a glass of bubbly on arrival. February 14, 7pm to midnight.
GO: Call (0)4 324 8888 for reservations and more information.
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DUKES THE PALM
Valentine’s Day at West 14th Steakhouse

Valentine’s Day at West 14th Steakhouse Set to enhance the magic of Valentine’s Day, couples are able to book the perfect dinner of their dreams not only on February 14, but throughout the entire month. Priced at AED499, guests can enjoy a special Valentine’s set menu, inclusive of starter, main and dessert for two, accompanied by one glass of bubbly per person.

GO: Call (0)4 583 6366 for reservations and more information.
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JW MARRIOTT MARQUIS HOTEL DUBAI
Valentine’s Dinner at Prime68

Elevate love at Prime68. Incredible views from the 68th floor are enough to make anyone weak on their knees. Sip on a welcome glass of French bubbly, followed by a flavorsome five-course set menu to top the evening off. AED895 per couple or AED995 for a table by the window so you can take full advantage of the exceptional views. February 14, from 6pm to 11.30pm.
GO: Call (0)4 457 5555 for reservations and more information.
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TANUKI DUBAI
Valentine’s Day Menu

The delicious Valentine’s Day menu at Tanuki Dubai Mall includes exclusive dishes such as Ebi katsu curry and Shinzo maki roll that will only be available for one day. As well as lots of meat and seafood, the menu will also have plenty of options for vegetarians too. AED150 per couple for a four-course set menu, served on February 14.
GO: Call (0)4 580 8228 for reservations and more information.
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MAREA DUBAI
Valentine’s Day Package

White tablecloths, relaxing atmosphere and indulgent seafood and pasta; Marea Dubai is the perfect restaurant for a memorable Valentine’s Day dinner. Chef Michael White has curated a truly exceptional romantic experience for you and your loved one, with a delicious four-course couples’ menu. The Valentine’s menu begins with a glass of bubbly and offers a selection of flavourful dishes to choose from including Sea Bream, seasoned with a nutty truffle vinaigrette and Tricolore Caprese, a soft and milky burrata served with tomatoes, salsa verde and taggiasca olives. Marea’s signature mouth-watering dishes make it onto the exclusive menu, including the famed Garganelli, an earthy rich truffle quill pasta paired with parmigiano and Gnochetti, a tantalising Sicilian red prawn in a light tomato sauce garnished with rosemary and chilli. For meat lovers, the traditional Bistecca Wagyu Sirloin is served with pomme puree and drizzled in truffle jus, whilst the Sea Bass is dished up with an indulgent caviar sauce. The meal concludes with an unmissable and sinful chocolate dessert to share with your Valentine. Marea’s four-course set menu will be served in February 14 for AED650 per couple. Vegetarian options available for each course.
GO: Call (0)4 583 6366 for reservations and more information.
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INTERCONTINENTAL DUBAI MARINA
Skyline39 Bar & Lounge

Dine under the stars, against the glistening backdrop of Dubai’s skyline for a magical evening with your loved one. The experience begins with your host ushering you to a table for two on the exclusive 39th floor. A red carpet leads you to an elegant private set-up, adorned with flowers and lamps. Here, on a candlelit table, you can sip on bubbly before you’re presented with a selection of indulgent treats. As the stars twinkle above you, savour a delicious six-course meal curated for the occasion by the Executive Chef, Brent Devlin, which is sure to delight. And to add a little sparkle to this memorable evening, a brilliant piece of jewellery will be presented to the lady after dinner. AED3,000 per couple for a six-course menu with grape pairing. Dinner is served on February 14 from 7.30pm onwards.

Since Valentine’s Day falls on a Friday, also included is an overnight stay for two in the exclusive Club InterContinental Suite complete with a late-checkout and access to the Club InterContinental Lounge. Special romantic amenities will be set up in the room prior to arrival, including roses and chocolate-dipped strawberries. The Club InterContinental Lounge will serve a leisurely breakfast the morning after as well as a delightful afternoon tea. Extra charges of AED1,000 apply for overnight stay and must be booked in advance with 48 hours’ notice.

GO: Call (0)4 446 6788 for reservations and more information.
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WELLNESS RETREATS


JW MARRIOTT MARQUIS HOTEL DUBA
Wedded Bliss at Saray Spa


Get swept away by romance in Saray Spa’s couples suite and enjoy wedded bliss. Indulge in handmade chocolates and a bottle of sparkling beverage, while experiencing a fully customised journey, including a revitalising scrub, glowing facial and a relaxing massage. The perfect preparation for a special occasion such as Valentine’s Day. AED2,620 per couple for 210 minutes.
GO: Call (0)4 414 6754 for reservations and more information.
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RAFFLES DUBAI
Romantic Retreat at Raffles Spa


A bonding experience, designed to allow for genuine together time away from the hustle and bustle of city life, couples are invited to experience the “Romantic Retreat” at Raffles Spa and make a day of it, at their convenience during the month of February.

From the start to the end of this special journey, the Romantic Retreat treatment is designed to capture guests and make them reconnect with sweet and floral notes of ylang ylang, geranium and lavender aromatherapy oils that support relaxation and emotional balance allowing their body and mind to glow. The luxurious couple’s suite invites them to a 30-minute private Jacuzzi time accompanied by soft drinks and a fruit platter, followed by a side by side full body deep relaxation massage nourishing the skin deeply and unwinding spirits on luxurious treatment beds. AED1,569 per couple for a 90-minute treatment.
GO: Call (0)4 314 9869 for reservations and more information.
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FOUR SEASONS HOTELS
Valentine’s Bliss at The Pearl Spa


Guests are invited to spoil themselves at The Pearl Spa with The Valentine’s Bliss experience. The treatment begins with a highly fragrant all over body exfoliation, before completely unwinding with a rejuvenating back massage, followed by a tailor-made diamond fresh facial to restore their glow. The ultimate indulgence this Valentine’s Day. AED990 per person – one hour and 45-minute treatment, valid from February 9 to 15 February at both Four Seasons properties.
GO: Call (0)4 506 0000 (FS DIFC) and (0)4 270 7777 for reservations and more information
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ADDRESS DUBAI MARINA
Romantic Couple’s Treatment at The Spa

Create blissful memories in a romantic ambience as you relax in the couple’s suite with private balcony. Experience a heavenly ritual including body scrub, wrap and massage for total rejuvenation. Complete this retreat with chocolate-covered strawberries and dates juice. AED650 per couple on February 14, available between 10am and 10pm.
GO: Call (0)4 436 7424 for reservations and more information
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WALDORF ASTORIA DIFC
Be My Bubbly Valentine at The SPA


And for those looking to take advantage of the weekend to completely de-stress, the SPA at Waldorf Astoria DIFC has created Be My Bubbly Valentine package which starts with an aromatic bubble bath followed by a full body massage at the spa’s exclusive quartz bed suite. The package also includes a bottle of sparkling drink plus dark and white chocolate which will be served as part of the two-hour journey; starting at AED2,200 for two people. GO: Call (0)4 515 9999 for reservations and more information.
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