Bunny rabbits, chocolate eggs and beautiful flowers… That’s right, Easter is here!
If you’re celebrating the holiday in Abu Dhabi there are plenty of things going on to keep the family entertained all weekend long.
Here are seven of our picks:
Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi
Gather the family on 14th April and enjoy an Easter celebration. Starting at 11am families can take part in an egg hunt by solving riddles and beating challenges using clues. Then from 1pm a special Easter brunch will take place at the Park Grill with a wide range of food, one-off treats and entertainment including an egg and spoon race, plus the Easter bunny will be making an appearance. AED 350+++ for soft drinks, AED 420+++ for house beverages and AED 500+++ for premium beverages. Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi, near Saadiyat Beach. From 11am. Contact: 02 407 1234, abudhabi.park.hyatt.com
Enjoy a mall-wide egg hunt with five rounds of fun starting from 3pm to 8.15pm on 15th and 16th April. A total of 30,000 Kinder Joy eggs are up for grabs and kids can join Kinderino, the bunny mascot, who will equip kids with a basket and set of clues. Think you can find some chocolate in the mall? Get along and prove it! Free. Marina Mall, Corniche West. From 3pm. Contact: 02 681 2310, marinamall.ae
Le Méridien Abu Dhabi
Want to get shop for some new goods and do a good deed at the same time? Get yourself along to the Easter charity flea market on 15th April and browse a range of secondhand goods including art, photography, food and much more. And the best part? Proceeds will be donated to the Road to Awareness campaign in support of UNICEF’s Water & Sanitation project. Free entry, AED 150 for vendors. Le Méridien Abu Dhabi, near Abu Dhabi Mall, Al Zahiyah. 10am-5pm. Contact: 02 644 6666, lemeridienabudhabi.com
Jannah Burj Al Sarab
There’s more fun to be had on 15th April. Can you and your friends find all the eggs hidden around Jannah Burj Al Sarab? With fun for the whole family there are some exciting prizes up for grabs for those who can find the most eggs – so what are you waiting for? Free. Jannah Burj Al Sarab, Mina Street, opposite Southern Sun Abu Dhabi. All day. Contact: 02 307 6307, firstname.lastname@example.org
Abu Dhabi Golf Club
Want to keep fit while celebrating Easter? Grab your sports gear and limber up for a fun big bunny 5km run for people of all ages on 15th April. And the best part? You get an Easter egg at the end to celebrate. AED 140 for adults, AED 100 for juniors. 5pm.
Just want to have some good food? Enjoy an Easter barbecue with a range of delicious food, plus live music, activities and games for kids. AED 122 per person, minimum of four guests. Abu Dhabi Golf Club, Khalifa City. 1pm-11pm. Visit: adgolfclub.com
Make a splash this weekend at Springfest at Yas Waterworld as the event comes to a close with the final day taking place on Saturday 15th April. Kids can meet mermaids at Hairat Yas before taking part in a special Easter egg hunt searching for 5,000 eggs scattered throughout the park. 10am-7pm. Contact: 02 414 2000, yaswaterworld.com
Saadiyat Beach Golf Club
On Easter Sunday you can enjoy brunch at Safina and celebrate in style. After participating in a chocolate egg hunt, parents and children can grab food from the barbecue and live cooking stations and tuck in to a range of fresh seafood. AED 275+++ per person with soft drinks. Saadiyat Beach Club, Saadiyat Island. 1pm-4pm. Contact: 02 656 3500, saadiyatbeachclub.ae