Al Hambra Tent
Le Meridien, Abu Dhabi
Feel the spirit of the holy month with Sheesha, traditional hot and cold Ramadan drinks, tea, coffee, sahlab, helba, karkade and live entertainment by the oud players. Indulge in Arabic dishes like hommous, foul, medames, balila, freshly-made Ramadan fateer and more.
Highlight: Backgammon competition to be held throughout Ramadan. Enjoy a special ice-cream made by an ice-cream maker from Damascus and have your hands painted with henna at the Meridien Village, Abu Dhabi.
Layali El Helmiyya
Sheraton Abu Dhabi Resort & Towers
There are eight traditional tents set up on a palm-fringed beach with live music. As always, this hotel lays out a lavish spread, a variety of Sheeshas and an oud player.
Highlight: The seaside ambience at night and a chance to win Honda Jazz or a return ticket to one of Etihad Airways destinations is part of the package.
Al Alfeya Tent
Millennium Hotel, Abu Dhabi
Sevilo's Terrace: Offers Sheesha, live entertainment, large TV screen showing Ramadan programmes, in addition to tea, coffee, juices, dried fruits, nuts, the fateer and other Ramadan specialities.
Highlight: Spend Dh75 and you can win a round trip to London on the Friday draws.
Novotel Centre Hotel, Abu Dhabi
Located at the Abu Dhabi Golf and Equestrian Club, a famous oud player from Egypt will entertain guests at this tent.
Highlight: Bridge and backgammon tournaments will be organised through the month twice a week. Prizes include two airline tickets for Europe and Egypt and weekend stays in hotels in Dubai and Al Ain.
Layali Hiltonia Ramadan Café
Abu Dhabi Hilton
Situated on the Hiltonia Beach, this traditionally popular tent on Abu Dhabi will not disappoint with a lavish spread of traditional Arabic delights, live cooking stations and a moonlit atmosphere.
Highlight: Qatar Airways tickets to be won.
Al Zaeem Village
Beach Rotana Hotel & Towers, Abu Dhabi
Located by the sea, the Al Zaeem Village has a spread of traditional Arabic sweets, speciality dishes, fresh juices and hot beverages and fabulous saj and fitr sandwiches.
Highlight: A daily and weekly raffle draw for every Dh100 spent at the Al Zaeem to win prizes from Al Manara jewellery; a trip for two people to Lebanon courtesy Etihad Airways and Dh2,500 vouchers to be spent at the Abu Dhabi Mall.
Layali El Hilmiya
Le Royal Meridien, Abu Dhabi
Tuck into traditional favourites like shawarmas and mixed grills to delectable desserts like umm ali and katayef, while listening to an award-winning oud player Nassif Attalla.
Highlight: A newly flavoured Sheesha called the Le Royal Meridien Special. Diners can enter a raffle for free tickets sponsored by Gulf Air. Winners can fly to any Gulf Air destination.
InterContinental Hotel Abu Dhabi
Located on the marina, this tent offers a selection of middle-eastern cuisine with music by an oud player.
- Iftar buffet at Le Jardin, Novotel Centre Hotel at Dh64 and China Restaurant at Dh45.
- Iftar at Vienna Plaza restaurant and Garden area at Dh85 net for adults and Dh45 net for kids.
- Iftar buffet at Ninth floor, Crowne Plaza for Dh75 net. Includes a raffle ticket.
- Iftar at Sevilo's, Millennium hotel, for Dh90 net and Dh45 for children under 12 years.
- Iftar at Rosebuds in Beach Rotana Hotel and Towers for Dh95 net.