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UAE National Day: 6 Hotels to Escape to for a Staycation This Long Weekend

Photo: Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island

With the 52nd National Day weekend around the corner, it’s time to make those staycation plans. Below, find the hotels that are not only offering National Day discounts but are also offering special services and experiences unique to this holiday by celebrating Emirati culture.

Photo: Courtesy of Rixos Premium Saadiyat Beach Resort

Risos Premium Saadiyat Island

Embark on a relaxing retreat at Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island, where luxury meets the embrace of the glimmering sea. For a limited time, UAE residents are invited to experience this haven with an exclusive 30% discount on all rooms. UAE residents also get the opportunity to indulge in a culinary voyage across six exquisite restaurants, each a culinary masterpiece. Whether you’re enjoying reimagined Turkish delights at Orient or relishing Mediterranean fare at Mermaid, every dining experience is a celebration of flavor. Unwind at the award-winning Anjana Spa, crowned “Abu Dhabi’s Best Wellness Retreat 2023,”. The spa also offers a sanctuary of relaxation with a Turkish Hammam and a unique snow room. Younger guests can revel in the delights of the Rixy Kids Club, ensuring a captivating stay for the whole family. This offer is valid exclusively for UAE residents until December 22, 2023.

Photo: Courtesy of Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Beach Resort

Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Beach Resort

Nestled on the serene shores of the Arabian Peninsula, Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Beach Resort invites you to bask in the splendor of luxury at exclusive room rates starting at AED 1050 in celebration of UAE’s 52nd National Day. Seamlessly blending opulence with celebration, Hilton is offering an unparalleled holiday experience for both residents and visitors. Immerse yourself in the resort’s world-class amenities, from diverse dining options to rejuvenating spa services and exclusive access to the private beach—all without breaking the bank. Families can delight in a spectrum of activities, ensuring every member, young and old, creates cherished memories. As a family-friendly haven, the resort welcomes your furry companions as well, embracing a dog-friendly status and providing special amenities to ensure that they, too, revel in the festive atmosphere. Join the celebration at Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Beach Resort, where luxury meets accessibility for an unforgettable National Day experience.

Bab Al Shams

Step into an opulent journey this UAE National Day with Bob Al Shams’ exclusive desert getaways. Starting at AED 2,200 per room per night, their UAE National Day Getaway invites you to indulge in Emirati-inspired excellence. Enjoy daily breakfast and dinner at Zala and Al Hadheerah, respectively. Engage in morning and sunset yoga, let your little ones partake in themed activities, and savor cultural experiences like Henna art. Experience a falconry display, a short camel ride, and a rejuvenating AED 100 spa credit with a 15-minute poolside massage. You could also opt for The Desert Spa Experience at AED 2,316 per room per night, offering group yoga, desert exploration, and spa indulgence. For the pinnacle of wellness, choose The Wellness Recharge at AED 4,199 per room per night, a three-day immersive journey featuring spa experiences, curated wellness sessions, and a private dinner in the dunes. Elevate your National Day celebration with the epitome of luxury, culture, and rejuvenation at the desert oasis.


Canal Central Hotel Business Bay

Indulge in the epitome of contemporary luxury at Canal Central Hotel in Business Bay. With breathtaking views of the city, Dubai Canal, and the iconic Burj Khalifa, lose yourself in this combination of opulent design and personalized service. Their spacious rooms ensure a comfortable stay, complemented by unique venues that make travel a delight. Take a rejuvenating dip in the pool, work out at the Gym, and treat yourself to a spa experience at Wellness Valley Spa. As a special treat, Central Hotels & Resorts extends an exclusive offer of a 25% discount on room bookings and a 15% discount on restaurant bills across all properties this National Day. Delight your palate with a specially crafted menu featuring local UAE dishes, celebrating the rich flavors of the country. Younger guests can engage in themed activities as well, like painting flags, receiving specially curated gifts and enjoying balloon decorations, ensuring a festive atmosphere for all.


C Central Resort The Palm

Elevate your stay to a realm of luxury at C Central Resort The Palm, a beachfront overlooking the Arabian Sea. Boasting 203 luxe rooms and suites, adorned with contemporary decor and glass balconies, and offering mesmerizing ocean and Palm Jumeirah views, this resort is a sanctuary of peace. Embrace the core of relaxation with exclusive access to a private beach, a pool bar, multiple dining options, spa, fitness center, and more. Central Hotels & Resorts is offering a 25% discount on room bookings and a 15% discount on restaurant bills across all properties. Immerse yourself in a culinary journey featuring local UAE dishes, complemented by themed activities for younger guests. Celebrate under the starlit sky with live entertainment, making every moment a festive affair.


Royal Central Hotel The Palm

Escape to Royal Central Hotel, where 5-star indulgence meets laid-back vibes in a beachside paradise. This hotel boasts an impressive 207 rooms and offers a quiet escape from the city bustle. Surround yourself in beachside bliss with exhilarating water sports or unwind at the poolside bar. Fully Wi-Fi enabled and family-friendly, with modern designs, delectable dining, and top-notch services. Royal Central Hotel The Palm also offers an exclusive National Day discount of 25% on room bookings and a 15% discount on restaurant bills. You can enjoy local UAE dishes, engage in themed activities and live entertainment as the sun sets, promising an experience the entire family will remember.

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