With the long Eid-break coming up, it’s the perfect opportunity to whisk your loved ones away for a short last-minute getaway. Here is a list of our handpicked suggestions for a fabulous staycation
Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort
Cherish Eid al-Fitr with family at the luxurious Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort, starring lavish rooms, exceptional culinary experiences and thoughtfully-designed spa experiences. Whether you choose to lounge and bask in the sunshine, spend time with your family whilst partaking in family-friendly watersports’ activities, tuck into a spectacular feast at any one of the distinct restaurants, or embark on a couple’s spa journey, the remarkable Thai-paradise presents only the finest celebration for this auspicious occasion. Their ‘Dubai Family Getaway’ package includes two or more nights in a room or villa, daily breakfast at Crescendo or Revo Café for a family of two adults and up to two children under 12 years old, one trip around the Palm island on a Thai longtail boat, access to the Tuk Tuk Kids’ Club and the Chill Teens’ Club and 20 per cent savings on food and beverages for two persons.
Rates from AED941 onwards (exclusive of taxes and fees and all rooms are subject to a Tourism Dirham of AED 20 per bedroom per night). Book online. Call +9714 567 8999 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website or Instagram.
Sheraton Mall of the Emirates
Treat your family to an unforgettable staycation packed with tons of family-friendly entertaining activities for the whole family worth, at Sheraton Mall of the Emirates. Not only that, while the kids enjoy their play time, the adults can visit the iconic Mall of the Emirates for a spot of shopping, as the hotel is directly connected to the mall. The staycation offer includes a range of benefits, such as a complimentary breakfast for two persons, a complimentary shuttle service to the Kite and La Mer beaches, two free Magic Planet vouchers per stay, two tickets to Ski Dubai and access to the Snow Park, 20 per cent off dining at the hotel’s restaurants and even better, kids below 6 years stay and dine for free.
Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island
The ultra-modern Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island has launched a spectacular staycation package, where you can receive a cracking 20 per cent off your stay. After a swift check-in, head to your spacious room or suite dressed in understated luxury starring glorious city and Arabian Gulf views. The property boasts six epicurean experiences, perfect for every desire. Butcher & Still is a Chicago-style Steakhouse where you can tuck into prime cuts of American beef, elevated with Prohibition-era concoctions; and Italian food enthusiasts can indulge in sophisticated flavours at the award-winning Cafe Milano. Crust is a casual space that serves breakfast, lunch and a family-friendly brunch; Al Meylas is an elegant setting where you can enjoy small plates and warm brews; Zsa Zsa is the signature bar off the lobby, teeming with fine beverages and snacks; and you can reach for impressive bites and sips at the al fresco Eclipse Terrace Lounge. And because no getaway is complete without a blissful spa session, pamper yourself at The Pearl Spa and Wellness Abu Dhabi; or bask in the sun by the glistening pool on the property’s third-floor terrace.
Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche
Make your way to the Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche for a fun-filled family escape this Eid al-Fitr. Sited on the Corniche, the ‘Yas Experience’ package features a dreamy family escape where you can unwind, relax and have fun. Expect a spacious Superior room for two adults and one child, complimentary breakfast at Corniche All Day Dining Restaurant, complimentary shuttle service to the Corniche Beach, Yas Mall and Louvre Museum, complimentary access to the Corniche Beach and a beach package for all room residents and 25 per cent discount on all additional F&B consumed during the stay.
Ras Al Khaimah
Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Beach Resort
Eid al-Fitr is the perfect time of year for a celebration with loved ones and the Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Beach Resort is encouraging you to swap the hustle and bustle of everyday life for a few days of blissful relaxation by the beach. Take advantage of special room and villa rates, with your living space either overlooking the ocean or offering direct access to the beach. On the dining front, take your pick from Italian classics at Piaceri Da Gustare, al fresco flavours at SOL Beach Lounge & Bar and grills at Vida Churascaria & Arriba Bar. Grab a cool dip in any one of the property’s seven pools; while teens can visit the The Hide – Teens Club and kids can have fun at the Treehouse – Kids Club.