14th February 2022

Ranches Ladies Newsletter

Good Morning Ranches Ladies.

Happy Valentines Day! Today we celebrate love and friendship.

Hope you have a great week ahead.

Health & Wellness Festival at Sustainable City

Don’t miss Origin Market’s Wellness Festival at The Sustainable City on Sunday 20th February 9am – 6pm.

Get well soon Lynne

Many of may already know that one of our long-time and active Ranches Ladies members, Lynne Haboubi, had a successful angioplasty procedure last week. Lynne is now taking some rest and recovering. Get well soon Lynne!

Photography Workshop

Nythia, who previously held a photo workshop at one our coffee mornings, would like to organise a Basics of Photography workshop in association with Nikon, if enough ladies are interested. Camera can be loaned for those who dont have one.

Please email ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Tuesday Mornings

Coffee mornings at Larte

Join us for at Larte Restaurant in Studio One Hotel, Studio City (across the roundabout from the back entrance of Arabian Ranches 1) from 10.30am- 12pm. It is a great chance for existing Ranches Ladies members to catch up and for new ladies to find out about membership and activities.

We hope to be able to restart our social and cultural programme soon. Stay tuned for details.

Our website is http://www.arabianranchesladies.com and you can find us on FB and Instagram as Ranches Ladies

To join the Ranches Ladies Whatsapp group if you are a member, please email ranches.ladies@gmail.com

If you have any items for the newsletter please send to ranches.ladies@gmail.com

RL Circles News

The February Circles Calendar is now available on our website.

Trips – Afternoon Tea

15 Ranches Ladies, including 2 new members, enjoyed afternoon tea at the Holiday Inn, Al Maktoum Airport on Wednesday 9th February.

More trips to be organised in the coming months – follow this newsletter or join the RL members only WhatsApp group to be notified about future trips.

International Lunch Circle

CHANGE OF DATE: The Malaysian lunch has been postponed by a week until Monday 28th February 12- 2pm.

There are currently no spaces left. You can join a waiting list, in case anyone who has booked is unable to come.

Please contact Carole on circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Quilters Circle

The Quilters Circle recently had a Chenille technique workshop in conducted by Saba. Here are some creations from the members.

To join Ranches Ladies Quilters or find out more , please email Vidhya: thequilterscircle@gmail.com

Jewellery Clinic Circle

The next jewellery clinic will be on Wednesday 23rd February, 10.30am-12.30pm

Bring along your old jewellery – beads, silver, gold etc. – that you no longer wear and Hayet will advise or help you change it into something you will wear again. 

Please email Hayet for the venue and more details: hayetzerelli@gmail.com


Poetry Circle

The poetry circle meet once a month to share and discuss poems on a theme. The next meeting will be Monday 14th February 2pm and the theme is Far Eastern poetry.

If you would like to join the them please email Carole at circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Pilates Circle

The Pilates Circle has now started on Thursday afternoons 2-3pm, at Optimal Fitness in Studio City. Gillian from Optimal Fitness is teaching the class and there is space for more ladies to join.

Please email Email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Book Circle

The Book Circle are currently reading Elefant by Martin Suter, the international bestseller about friendship, second chances, and a tiny glow-in-the-dark pink elephant. They will meet on Friday 18th February at 9.30am.

If you would like to join them, please email Jackie at circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Literary Lunch Circle

Our Literary Lunch Circle leader, Karen Searle, is leaving this month to return to the UK. We will miss her greatly and wish her all the best for her move. Thanks to Ashfaa for kindly offering to take over leading the circle.

The Literary Lunch Circle will meet on Monday 21st February (date changed) to discuss their current book ‘All The Lonely People’ by Mike Gayle, a heartwarming and funny story about loneliness and friendship. 

All are welcome. If you would like to join, please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

French Circle

The French Circle decided to combine their love of learning the language with their love of French cuisine last week, at the French brasserie ‘Jolie’ in downtown Dubai.

The French Circle meet to learn and improve their French on Friday mornings. The venue varies. 

If you would like to join them or find out more, email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Mosaics Circle

The Mosaics Circle, led by Ayesha, meet on Wednesday mornings. They are having a lot of fun creating beautiful mosaics.

No experience is needed. To join or for more details, email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com 

Art Circle

The Art Circle are meeting on Thursday mornings to learn new techniques and create beautiful paintings. The venue may vary.

If you would like to join them please email Rajul: circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Bridge Circle

The Bridge circle, led by Manju, are meeting to play on Thursdays at 11am.

Please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com if interested.

Yoga Circle

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Mariana is teaching yoga. The days have changed to Mondays and Thursdays from 8.30am.  The format is 60 minutes of yoga and 30 minutes for tea and snacks.

Contact circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Walking Fitness Circle

Enjoying a well deserved coffee after our walk

The walking fitness circle meet on Mondays at 7.30am outside Arabian Ranches 1 retail centre main entrance. They usually walk for about an hour, with coffee afterwards back at the retail centre.

Please email Alex at circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com if you would like to join them.

Hiking Circle

Do you like hiking? The new hiking circle are organising day hikes with a professional guide while the weather is good in various areas of the UAE. Here are some photos from their last hike.

There are hikes for both beginners and intermediate levels.

The days and times vary, so please email Tracy or Mandy at circles.ranches.ladies@gamil.com for more information.

Proposed New Circle

Asian Cookery

RL member Gaik Hoon has kindly  offered to run an Asian Cookery Class, maybe once a week if there is enough interest. 

Anyone interested can email Jackie on circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com – details to follow later.

If you have a different hobby or interest and would like to start a new circle, please let us know.

Email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for information on any circles.


Your RL membership card is your passport to great discounts from our dozens of discount partners.

There have been some recent updates to the discounts section on the website, so please check for up to date deals.

Special Events

306 Spa Event

Our new discount partner, 306 Spa in Jumeirah is holding an exclusive all day event on Thursday 17th February for any Ranches Ladies members that would like to use one of their services and receive 30% off.

Book ASAP as spaces are limited.

Tel: 043300073 or +97154402737



Closing Down Sale

One of our discount partners, ‘Eve Michelle’ Clothing Boutique, is having a closing down sale with up to 90% discount from now till the end of March.

She has lots of hats if you need one for upcoming Ladies Day at the Races events.

Waitrose Shopping Centre, Al Thanya Street, Umm Al Sheif, Jumeirah


 Tel: +971564662341

Limited offer – this month only

February 2022 only – 300 AED voucher for new customers

Offer is for this month only and other discounts are discontinued.
DNIC Building 1st Floor, #116 Ladies
Contact: Mariela

Tel: +971 52 961 8480

Discounts for Health and Wellness are highlighted below:


KUUR Rehabilitation
20% discount on all physiotherapy, sports massage and lymphatic drainage
Sidra Tower, Shaikh Zayed Road
Tel: 044253318

Talise Spa

20% off services over 60 minutes with advanced booking.
Must show valid membership card.
Madinat Jumeirah
Jumeirah – DubaiBookings & enquiries email or call :
mjtalise@jumeirah.com 04 366 6818

New!306 Spa

306 Spa are offering 20% off on all services to Arabian Ranches Ladies with a valid membership card.
Use discount code “RANCHES20”

Discount not valid on hair extensions and chemical treatments
Prior reservation is required
Subject to stylists availability
Not valid in conjunction with any other offers and product purchase.



Dental Services
20% off Scale & Polish
110 Century Plaza, Jumeirah 1
Tel: 04 343 3315

Park Avenue Dental

Dental Services
10% discount for all members with a valid membership card
Daytona House, Motor City
Tel: 04 553 0931

Drs Nicolas & Asp Clinics

Dental Services
10% discount for all members with a valid membership card
Tel: 04 394 7777

For any enquiries or suggestions please contact our Discounts Co-ordinator: discounts.rl@gmail.com

Website: www.arabianranchesladies.com

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Have a great week!