Cracking fun for good eggs
INDULGE YOURSELF Yummy treats, too much chocolate, delicious foods and family fun. It's Easter time and there's dozens of events and activities on for the occasion.
The Al Bustan Rotana, Dubai, is offering an ‘exquisite Easter’ celebration at Choices.
The brunch buffet has a selection of international dishes and their chefs promise to spoil you with the freshest cuisine prepared at live cooking stations. An Easter party will keep the young ones entertained after they’ve sampled the delights on the kids buffet. Brunch, 12.30pm-4pm, is Dhs270 or Dhs135 for kids. Call 04 705 4818.
At Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort and Spa in Dubai you can enjoy a variety of irresistible dining options. Ossigeno is offering a traditional Italian feast, created by head chef Marco Lucentini and the set menu, at Dhs350, includes three courses. If you prefer a Mexican Easter adventure, then Maya has a sharing menu with classics such as Pescados y Mariscos (rich and flavourful dish of fish, clams, shrimp and rice). Dhs700 per couple including a pitcher of Margarita. Call 04 316 5550.
Over at Le Meridien Al Aqah in Fujairah, spring is in the air for their Easter Carnival. Mask and egg painting will liven up proceedings, along with cookie baking, egg hunts and more at the Penguin Kids Club. Wii challenges, water polo and egg bowling will also keep the Teens Club members entertained. Easter brunch is at Views and costs Dhs 222, including bubbly. Call 09 244 9000.
Alternatively, you could join in the fun on the lawns of the Hatta Fort Hotel. A variety of children’s games will take place from 9am-12pm. For Dhs180, or Dhs105 for kids, you can enjoy access to the pools, activities and set lunch. Call 04 809 9333. Catch the excitement at Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa with live music, a traditional egg hunt and Mini Olympics. Call 04 814 5555. An Easter Egg Hunt takes place at Oasis Beach Tower while ‘Thyme’ restaurant also has Easter Brunch, with prices starting Dhs140. Call 04 315 4200
GET YOUR POUND'S WORTH
Enjoy an impressive performance by Will Smith in ‘Seven Pounds’ tonight, Wafi’s latest offering at the popular Movies Under The Stars evening. Smith stars as an aerospace engineer with a fateful secret who embarks on an extraordinary journey of redemption by forever changing the lives of seven strangers. Get there early to bag one of the bean bags. The event is free of charge and the movie starts at 8.30pm on the Wafi rooftop.
JEWELS TO BEHOLD
Get a sneak preview of Dipti Amisha’s latest diamond and gold jewellery collection at a preview launch tonight. The Indian sister act of Dipti and Amisha Jhaveri are the brains behind the designs, and a fusion of Mughal contemporary influences, British monarchy and others westerns concepts all act as inspiration behind the new designs. The show starts at 7.30pm tonight, at JYK Fashion House, Al Mina Road, opposite the Capitol Hotel, Dubai. Call 050 785 0786 for details
CANFIELD AND COFFEE!
World-renowned success coach Jack Canfield will be at Tim Horton’s on Sheikh Zayed Road tomorrow to meet and interact with fans, sign books and take photographs.
It’s the first visit to the Middle East for the multi award-winning author who is a favourite of US chat-show queen Oprah Winfrey. Canfield has shown millions how to achieve their goals, live their dreams and create more joy in their lives. Get down to Tim Horton’s from 5pm-6pm tomorrow if you’d like some magical pearls of wisdom.