THE Arabian Ranches Golf Club in Dubai is offering from September 1 to 30 specially reduced room rates beginning at Dh425 ++. Exquisitely furnished, the 11 Arabian Ranches guest rooms provide full en-suite facilities with views over the lush green fairways and near the first tee. While golfing enthusiasts can take to the greens, non-golfers can savour the surrounding landscape and relax inside the Club House. For reservations contact 04 3663000.
At the Ippos Lounge and Terrace of the Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club there is Iftar on offer from sunset until 11.30 pm. Choose from an assortment of specially prepared Arabic dishes, a sizzling barbecue and a selection of hot and cold mezze from the restaurant’s a la carte menu. In the Saha Courtyard and Palermo Terrace of the same establishment Iftar is priced from Dh135 per person for groups from 20 to 300 guests. Contact the Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club on 04 3618111.
Also available from Emaar Hospitality Group is luxury dining at sea during Ramadan, with a one hour dinner cruise package aboard The Athena Dubai. Available from sunset onwards, the Iftar offerings include a selection of Arabic appetizers and traditionally prepared meat and seafood. Contact the Dubai Marina Yacht Club on 04 362 7883
At Nuran Marina three nights of luxury hospitality in a one or two bedroom apartment overlooking the scenic waterfront of the Marina includes an Iftar dinner cruise for two on board The Athena Dubai for Dh3,600. The dinner cruise includes a selection of hot and cold mezze, dessert and soft drinks. The Nuran Marina residences are exquisitely furnished with up-to-date home comforts. Complimentary access to the health club and a shuttle to the nearby shopping malls and Jumeirah Beach are also included. Contact the Nuran Marina Reservations on 04 4223666 and quote NURANDMYC when making the booking.
On the lawns of the Hayya! Lakes Club, Ramadan nights from, 7 pm to 12am are geared towards families. Every weekday there is a selection of fresh fruit juices and a host of Arabic dishes from a specially prepared a la carte menu. On weekends, there is a Lakes Club barbeque which includes children’s entertainment such as face painting and a bouncy castle. For larger parties, the Hayya! Lakes Club offers an extensive buffet menu with prices ranging from Dh100 to Dh175. Contact The Lakes Club Restaurant on 04 3627791/ 3627790.
Iftar and Sohour in the Ewaan Restaurant, The Palace – The Old Town, are available from sunset to 8 pm for Dh180 per person including Ramadan juices and water. A Sohour set menu, served between 9 pm and 2 am (3 am on Thursdays and Fridays) is priced at Dh160 per person, exclusive of beverages. Sohour at the pool side is also available for Dh2000 (minimum spend) for a group of a maximum of eight guests. Contact The Palace, The Old Town, telephone 04 428 7951.