Eastern Mangroves by Anantara
Whether you have a view of the mangroves, lagoon or bustling city, the spacious rooms all come with a private balcony so you can sit out and enjoy the peace and quiet the destination offers. Earthy hues and Arabian artwork give a traditional feel while if you’re feeling super indulgent, why not splash out on an Anantara Mangroves Pool Suite? Perfect for a girly weekend away. Stay three nights or more and receive a 25% discount until Dec 31.
An intimate haven at the heart of the destination, the infinity pool overlooks the mangroves and is the perfect place to while away a lazy afternoon. While it’s not quite big enough for laps, it gives you the perfect excuse to catch fifty winks in the spring sun and the Pool Deck is just a stone’s throw away for delish frozen cocktails.
50% off at Impressions
For pre and post dinner drinks Impressions unwind in big comfy chairs and enjoy unparalleled views of the city with a mocktail in hand and samples of the Arabic-inspired menu on your table – bliss! On Fridays enjoy 50% off drinks between 4pm-8pm.
INFO: Open 4pm-2am
The Big Brunch at Ingredients
This classy international buffet-style brunch boasts expansive outdoor seating and the best fajitas we’ve tried in a long time. Just make sure you save room for the huge dessert selection.
INFO: From 12.30pm-4pm, Friday, Dhs240 with soft drinks, Dhs330 with Prosecco and Dhs450 with French bubbly
Red Flower Hammam Ritual
The latest addition to the spa menu, we highly recommend the Red Flower Hammam Ritual. Lie back while your therapist scrubs, wraps and washes you down in a traditional Turkish Hammam before enjoying a 45 min divine massage on the world’s comfiest bed. It’s the perfect treat!
INFO: From Dhs775 for 90 minutes, 02 656 1146
Dinner at Pachaylen
Sit down to a taste of Thailand at the hotel’s signature restaurant. The romantic venue boasts and open kitchen that serves up mouth-watering curries and spicy salads that are washed down with an array of sparkling beverages.
INFO: Open 7pm-11pm daily
Experience to try
If you’re looking for a little stimulation, why not embark on a guided kayak tour and learn more about the protected mangroves and region’s ecosystem? You’ll seriously work up an appetite just in time for dinner!
INFO: Dhs160 for 60 minutes
Room rate per night: From Dhs800
Gym membership: Dhs7,500 per annum
INFO: Eastern Mangroves Hotel and Spa by Anantara, Abu Dhabi, 02 656 1000,