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A Romance-Filled Weekend to Sweep you off your Feet 

ABU DHABI, January 15th, 2017 – To celebrate Valentine’s Day, The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal is setting the stage for a romantic getaway at the new plunge pool villas and its various distinct restaurants. 

Week-long celebrations will start on February 7th with floral-themed Afternoon Tea featuring an exquisite selection such as rose cream choux, lavender vanilla Napoleon or poppy flower and berry tart and, accompanied by a guided tasting of your preferred tea blend. Served daily from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. until February 20th in Alba, resort’s elegant lobby lounge, Valentine’s Afternoon Tea is available at AED 125++ per stand.

For a romantic getaway, guests have the opportunity to stay in a luxurious two-bedroom villa in serene surroundings with a private plunge pool including daily buffet breakfast for two in Giornotte; a private dinner at the villa terrace with bubbly; personalized amenities and décor; a couple treatment or massage by ESPA therapists; early check-in from 10 a.m. and late check-out till 4 p.m., all starting from AED 7,300++ per room per night.

The three signature restaurants have prepared succulent menus to surprise and delight on February the 14th. The award-winning steakhouse The Forge will present an exclusive five-course set menu for two centered on an exquisite foie gras parfait with strawberry jelly and wagyu tenderloin, including two glasses of French bubbly priced at AED 750++ per couple. In Mijana, the tunes of the oud player will evolve the couple in a romantic scenario under the stars while guests discover a rich Middle Eastern sharing-style menu for AED 500++ per couple including two glasses of French bubbly. Li Jiang’s sharing menu featuring a selection of South Asian delicatessen can be enjoyed in the main dining room or at the outdoor lounge starting at AED 650++ per couple including two glasses of French bubbly.

To complete the experience, discover a private and luxurious ambience at the spa with a Valentine’s Day to treat you and your loved one to an indulgent spa experience with our Couples’ Package, including two personalised massages and complimentary upgrade to a 30 minute facial or body scrub.The offer is valid through the month of February and is priced at AED 1,000++ per couple.

Guests can make reservations by calling the hotel at +9712 818-8181 or emailing

Adjacent to the majestic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and set amidst beautifully landscaped gardens with its own private beach, The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal features 447 luxurious guest rooms and suites, as well as 85 private one- and two-bedroom villas, 10 striking restaurants and lounges, a state-of-the-art health club, and one of the largest outdoor swimming pools in the region.