Celebrate Ramadan with picturesque iftar buffets, suhoors under the stars and more at Rosewood Abu Dhabi

The authentically luxurious hotel has curated a plethora of ways for families and loved ones to create treasured memories during the month of Ramadan

Rosewood Abu Dhabi is celebrating the timeless traditions of Ramadan with a curated selection of exquisite dining and lifestyle experiences. Guests are invited to catch up, relax and honour the special period whilst relishing in the blissful winter weather and admiring the distinguished hotel’s incredible waterfront views.

A magical iftar of flavours

This Ramadan, families and loved ones are invited to break their fast against the most magnificent backdrop in the city.

Known for its picturesque terrace, stunning views of the city skyline and its talented kitchen team, Glo has curated a truly gastronomic Ramadan offering that is sure to enchant every guest.

Spread throughout the wide-open terrace and the plush dining room, the lavish Glo iftar buffet stars an enticing mix of local favourites and delicious international specialities. Taking guests on a journey through the most vibrant flavours of every continent, the menu rotates every week to offer a whole new and enticing selection of special signature recipes.

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Guests are encouraged to begin their experience with an array of light bites, including heart-warming soups in various flavours, cold appetizers such as hummus and baba ghanouj, cold and hot mezze like kibbeh, meat and cheese sambusek, smoked salmon roulade and tandoor chicken, along with a vast colourful salad bar serving up fresh and crunchy fattoush, tabbouleh, Rocco and many more nourishing veggies. Meanwhile, diners are welcome to explore a tantalizing selection of live interactive stations, serving up expertly made traditional lamb ouzi, Chinese delicacies, aromantic Indian specialities and many more sumptuous dishes from Arabia and beyond.

Those with a sweet tooth will then be left delighted by the spectacular selection of desserts, spanning Arabic classics such as kattayef and halawa bil jibni, and an awe-inspiring selection of cakes, desserts, chocolate and ice cream.

Making the experience even more special, free-flowing traditional drinks and mocktails such as jellab, tamer hendy and kamar el dine are available to enjoy with each delectable course.

The ‘Magical Sunset Iftar’ is available to enjoy at Glo daily throughout Ramadan, from sunset until 9pm. The experience is priced AED 275 per person for early birds dining in the first week of Ramadan, and AED 295 per person over the following weeks. Special pricing for group bookings is available on request.

Suhoor Under the Stars

Guests looking for a captivating night to remember are invited to experience the ‘Suhoor Under the Stars’ at Glo.

Enthralling with its magnificent views over the sparkling waters of Al Maryah Island, friends and loved ones are welcome to unwind together and enjoy a blissful evening out in the fresh air.

Keeping energy levels high throughout the month of Ramadan, the sophisticated night spot is proud to present a curated suhoor menu of signature dishes, decadent desserts and bespoke mocktails, fresh juices and other premium beverages.

Spanning authentic Arabic specialities alongside flavoursome international favourites, the enchanting al fresco experience is further enhanced with atmospheric melodies from a saxophonist, and uplifting entertainment and music provided long into the night.

Ensuring that the joyful mood is maintained throughout the late-night experience, a vast array of different shisha flavours is also available to enjoy.

‘Suhoor Under the Stars’ is available at Glo from 10pm to 3am daily throughout Ramadan, priced à la carte.

Ramadan Getaway

Everyone knows that the most magical part of Ramadan is spending quality time with loved ones, and this year, the Rosewood Abu Dhabi is inviting families and friends to enjoy a relaxing Ramadan escape immersed in the highest levels of luxury and comfort.

Providing everything needed for a perfect ‘Ramadan Getaway’, the plush, residential-style suites provide plenty of room for all the family. Complete with stylish furnishings, state-of-the-art amenities, and panoramic views through the floor-to-ceiling windows, Rosewood Abu Dhabi is a special place to reflect and appreciate the treasured period of Ramadan.

Guests are free to relax by the rooftop pool, and invest in their own health and wellness with a workout session at the state-of-the-art Fitness Center, or with a bespoke, personalized treatments at sense, a Rosewood Spa.

Little ones will also be kept well entertained with the engaging activities and games at the Rosewood Explorers’ Kids Club, spanning everything from cookie decorating and movie nights, to yoga, gardening and crafts.

Adding further allure, anyone who books a stay at Rosewood Abu Dhabi during Ramadan is invited to redeem a 30% discount on the best available rate, from March 23 until the end of Ramadan.

For bookings for any of the above, please contact Rosewood Abu Dhabi at abudhabi@rosewoodhotels.com or call +971 (0)2 813 5550.

Ramadan pampering journeys at Sense, a Rosewood Spa

Sense, a Rosewood Spa has launched a special series of exclusive treatments and experiences just for the month of Ramadan.

Free Votary gift

Inviting guests to prioritize their own health and wellness throughout the special period, anyone who books one of the transformative ‘Sense Journey’ packages will be presented with a complimentary gift from Votary, the spa’s premium skin care brand. Guests are welcome to choose from the best-selling ‘Sense Signature Journey’, featuring a signature scrub, 60-minute sense signature massage and 90-minute sense signature facial, the unique ‘Arabian Nights Journey’, featuring a scented milk bath, 90-minute custom massage and a meze treatment of choice, and a vast array of further immersive pampering experiences.

20% saving on Les Sens De Marrakech

Guests who want to experience the month of Ramadan feeling fresh and radiant are encouraged to try the therapeutic full-body hammam treatment at Sense, a Rosewood.

Leaving the skin feeling soft, smooth and free from any dead skin cells or impurities, anyone who books a hammam during Ramadan is invited to enjoy a 20% discount on the spa’s stunning range of Les Sens De Marrakech beauty products. Handmade in Morocco and featuring natural and sustainably sourced ingredients such as argan oil and prickly pear, the exquisite collection offers fast-acting and beautifully scented products that are suitable for all skin types.

Ramadan massage treatments

Delivered using aromatic oils and expert techniques, the bespoke massage treatments at Sense, a Rosewood Spa is sure to leave everyone feeling relaxed, re-energized and free of any stress or tension.

Throughout Ramadan, guests are able to experience a blissful 60-minute massage for just AED 450 per person, or an incredible 90-minute full-body massage for just AED 550.

For more information, please contact Sense, a Rosewood Spa on abudhabi.sensespa@rosewoodhotels.com or by calling +971 (0)2 813 5537.

Sunday Roast at Aqua

Throughout the month of Ramadan, Aqua will continue to host its popular family Sunday Roast experience.

Encouraging friends and loved ones to come together and savour a nourishing feast set against sensational views of the Abu Dhabi skyline and the sparkling Arabian Gulf, the wholesome spread includes a vast array of traditional favourites and heart-warming comfort foods.

Guests are invited to tuck into a wide selection of tasty starters, followed by succulent roast beef, golden Yorkshire puddings, colourful roast vegetables, lashings of aromatic gravy, and of course the kitchen team’s irresistible spread of decadent desserts.

Providing the perfect weekend celebration, every speciality can be further enhanced with a choice of premium hops, wines and soft drinks.

The Aqua Sunday Roast is available to enjoy every Sunday throughout Ramadan, from 12pm to 3pm. Packages start from AED 155 for soft drinks and AED 215 for grapes and hops.

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