As Eid Al-Adha approaches, so does a long weekend in the UAE. For those awaiting a break to get away this summer, there are plenty of places offering the ideal staycation experience. Read on to explore some of them.
The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm
Located in Palm Jumeirah, The St. Regis Dubai is offering guests an exquisite staycation this season. Promising a refreshing experience, the place welcomes its guests with attractive room rates starting from AED 850 per night including an indulgent complimentary breakfast for two at Cordelia, and 25% savings when exploring the hotel’s exceptional dining venues and its signature spa.
Stregisdubaithepalm.com, 04 218 0000
Centara Mirage Beach Resort, Dubai
Centara Mirage Beach Resort is a themed destination resort on a prime stretch of the Deira Islands waterfront, inspired by mythical Thai and Arabian adventures. The resort is equipped with a water park, multiple kids’ clubs, and a colorful candy-themed children’s spa, among many other entertaining and thrilling activities. The venue offers three age-specific kids clubs which will keep the children busy while the parents can work out at the fitness center or de-stress with Thai-inspired therapies, including couples’ treatments at Spa Cenvaree.
Tamani Marina Hotel, Dubai
The family-friendly venue offers its guests a relaxing getaway right in the heart of the city. Guests can choose between two staycation packages, AED 999 for a two-bedroom stay for two adults and two kids, or AED 1,999 for a three-bedroom stay for four adults and two kids both including a set menu for lunch or dinner at Café Society. The hotel is positioned ideally with tourist spots such as Marina Walk, Mall of the Emirates, Ibn Battuta Mall, and Jumeirah Beach Residences within a reasonable distance.
Tamanimarina.ae, 04 318 3888
Th8 Palm, Dubai
Set in Jumeirah, the boutique luxury resort offers its guests the very best views of the Palm Jumeirah and Dubai’s iconic skyline. Its newest concept, the ‘Sleepover Brunch’ invites brunch enthusiasts to experience the ultimate day-to-night party every Saturday. Guests can enjoy the full sleepover experience by booking brunch at Envy and receiving an overnight stay with breakfast for two starting at AED 898.
The8palmdubai.com, 04 525 8896
Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Beach Resort
With breathtaking views and an idyllic beachside, Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Beach Resort offers its guests a tranquil and serene stay. The venue provides an immersive experience to its guests with an array of fun-filled activities, like Jais flight, Jais sky tour, 1484 by Puro, and Jais Sledder along with complimentary bus shuttles from different points in the city on Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday. Guests can also indulge in a rejuvenating in-house spa at the beach resort amidst serene and soothing surroundings.
Hilton.com, 07 228 8844
Dukes The Palm
Nestled in the heart of Palm Jumeirah with breathtaking views of the Arabian Gulf, Dukes the Palm offers a relaxing time for guests as they unwind at the hotel which boasts a private beach overlooking the spectacular Dubai Marina Skyline as well as an exceptional infinity pool and an aquamarine lazy river within walkable distance from the beach. Guests can now enjoy the venue’s opulent arrangement while lavishing on world-class food and beverage dining outlets starting at only AED 499 per night.
Royalhideaway.com, 052 690 1377
Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche
An amalgam of Arabian culture and French elegance, Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche offers the perfect staycation this holiday season, pairing elegant surroundings with unrivaled hospitality. Views of the city and sea accompanied by an indulgent breakfast buffet and Eid-al-Adha dinner featuring well-crafted dishes will leave its guests wishing the holiday season never ended. The hotel also provides a shuttle service that will escort its guests to The Louvre Museum, Yas Mall, and Corniche Beach, which is in close proximity to the hotel.
sofitelabudhabicorniche.com, 02 813 7777
25 Hours Hotel One Central
The 25 Hours Hotel Central offers its guests an exciting deal on staycation this Eid-al-Adha with a 40 per cent discount on the hotel’s best available rates when booking one of the suites for 2 nights or more. The hotel features three main distinctive suites, which are themed as the Farmstay Suites, Artist Village Suites and the Hakawati Suite. The venue also offers its visitors with a daily breakfast buffet, complimentary early check-in from 10am and a late check-out at 2pm.
25hour-hotels.com, 04 210 2525
Palazzo Versace, Dubai
Located at Al Jaddaf, Palazzo Versace is the ultimate staycation destination for anyone looking to have a sophisticated and classy stay. Starting from AED 1000 per room per night, the hotel is offering its guests the complete staycation package which includes accommodation in a luxuriously appointed Deluxe room, daily breakfast at Giardino for two adults, and 20 per cent discounts on massages at The SPA and other dining experiences. The venue also comes along with a wide selection of exclusive dining, spa and dining offers starting July 8th to 16th 2022 and features three remarkable pools, a state-of-the-art spa, and noteworthy restaurants.
palazzoversace.ae, 04 5568805
Shangri-La Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi
Set amidst azure-blue beach waters and dense gardens, Shangri-La at Abu Dhabi’s 5 star Shangri-La Resort offers its guests a 3-night stay for the price of 2. With magnificent views of the vast Arabian Gulf, guests can now experience a deluxe stay at the resort. The staycation offers starts from AED 877 per night and features a scrumptious daily buffet breakfast at Sofra as well as late check-out until 3 p.m. The offer stays valid until 17 July.
shangri-la.com, 02 5098888
Rixos Premium Sadiyat Island
A combination of Turkish hospitality and Arabesque sophistication, each room at the Rixos Premium Sadiyat Island is designed with elegance and offers its guest a bespoke experience with comfort at its core. The staycation offer starts at AED 2600 per room, per night where guests can enjoy an all-inclusive stay at the property and features breathtaking views of the sea alongside a premium king pool access with a shared river pool or the suite room. The venue also comes with a hideaway in one of the Club Privè Villas with a private pool and sea view, 24-hour butler service, and an exclusive dining privilege at the club house.
rixos.com, 02 492 2222