UAE hotels are gradually reopening, and hotels across Dubai, Abu Dhabi and more are offering money-saving staycation deals. We’ve rounded up the top UAE hotel deals, with staycation offers in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ajman and Fujairah this summer.
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The beachfront resort on Palm Jumeirah has reopened its doors and is offering a special summer staycation deal with rooms starting at Dhs399. Until Tuesday September 15, staycationers can expect the deal to include an à la carte breakfast and 30 percent off all food and beverages at neighbourhood restaurant The Locale, which also applies to beachside dishes and room service.
From Dhs399. Until Sep 15. Palm Jumeirah, www.hyatt.com (04 581 1234).
The popular resort on Palm Jumeirah has a “stay and play” package starting at Dhs549 on weeknights and Dhs649 and the weekend. You’ll get breakfast, access to Aquaventure and The Lost Chambers Aquarium and Dhs200 credit to spend at the resort.
From Dhs549. Ongoing. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, www.atlantis.com/dubai/uae-resident
The desert hotel is reopening on July 12, and launching a top staycation deal. Room rates will start from Dhs399 per night and you’ll be treated to an escape among the dunes.
From Sun Jul 12. Ongoing. Al Qudra Road, Dubai, www.babalshams.com (04 809 6100).
World-famous hotel name Caesars Palace has launched two special summer staycation deals. The massive hotel on Bluewaters Dubai has deals available both in the Palace and also at Caesars Resort Bluewaters Dubai, and both are there to save you money this summer. The Stay Like A Caesar package starts at Dhs756 per room per night, and includes 20 percent discount on room rates, with breakfast included, plus 20 percent off food and drinks. Meanwhile if you’re looking to stay during the week, and you’re a UAE resident, then you can take advantage of the UAE residents’ deal, which will see you get 35 percent off room rates, with breakfast and dinner for two included. Rates start at Dhs614 per room, per night.
From Dhs614. Until Sep 30. Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai (04 556 6666).
Head to Palm Jumeirah ready for a Dubai hotel stay and check-in to Dukes The Palm for a summer staycation. Offering beautiful views of Dubai’s skyline, you can enjoy a 25 discount on all bars and restaurants, late check-out as well as access to the private beach and pools. Plus, you can upgrade your stay to a deluxe suite for Dhs250 using the code UAE2020.
From Dhs425++. Ongoing. Palm Jumeirah, email@example.com (04 455 1111).
Book a stay at this Sheikh Zayed Road hotel for Dhs450 a night and you’ll get Dhs300 back in food and drinks credit. The staycation also includes 24-hour check in, a free upgrade to a one-bedroom apartment suite and a Dhs300 meal voucher redeemable in Jones the Grocer or in-room dining. Plus, you can add on to your package four house beverages for Dhs99.
Dhs450. Ongoing. Dusit Thani Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 343 3333).
This popular hotel is offering a deal where you’ll receive the full amount back in food and drinks credit. You can use the credit at either Soul Street where you can enjoy international bites, café One For The Road and in-room dining.
From Dhs400 per night. Ongoing. JVC, www.fivehotelsandresorts.com.
If you book yourself a staycation at this beachfront hotel on the Palm and you’ll receive the full amount back in food and drinks credit. Rates at FIVE Palm Jumeirah start from Dhs500 per night and venue options include swish beach club Beach by FIVE, modern Italian eatery Cinque, trendy Chinese Maiden Shanghai, The Delisserie Café which serves up sandwiches, cakes and quiches, and even in-room dining.
From Dhs500 per night. Ongoing. Palm Jumeirah, www.fivehotelsandresorts.com.
If you call the UAE your home, get ready to take advantage of some top deals at Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach as the family-friendly beachside resort has curated an exclusive all-access pass for UAE residents to enjoy this summer. Until Friday July 31, the ‘Resident Key’ offers those who call the UAE home exclusive savings on rooms and suites and offers in select restaurants. UAE residents can enjoy early check-in, late check-out, a 20 percent discount in select in-house restaurants and a guaranteed room upgrade at the time of booking. You’ll also get a free dish at either Scalini or Nammos.
Prices vary. Until Fri Jul 31. Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach, Jumeirah www.fourseasons.com/dubaijb (04 270 7777).
Grand Millennium Hotel
For just Dhs300 a night you can get a room for the night, plus the whole thing back in credit to spend at the hotel’s bars and restaurants. The deal runs until September and you’ll be able to get the cost of your stay back to spend at Lucky Voice, Asian restaurant Toshi, Belgium Café and room service. You’ll even get free transport to Zero Gravity if you fancy a night out at the Dubai Marina beach club.You’ll also get a free room upgrade, early check in at 10am and late check out at 6pm. Staycationing with kids? Children under the age of 12 dine for free.
Dhs300. Until Sep 1. Grand Millennium Hotel Dubai, Barsha Heights (04 429 9999).
Hilton Dubai The Walk in JBR is offering special rates for UAE residents until Friday August 31. There are deals for both couples and families and the summer staycation offer also includes access to the hotel’s private beach and a set breakfast menu. If you’re looking for a weekend away with your offer half, rates for studio rooms start from Dhs350 per night, while families of up to four can book themselves a spacious two-bedroom apartment from Dhs700 per night.
From Dhs350 per night. Until Fri Aug 31, www3.hilton.com (04 374 7999).
Hilton Dubai Jumeirah
This longstanding beachfront hotel along the JBR strip has launched a Cheeky Tiki Staycation. Priced at Dhs749 for two people (including all fees and taxes, except for Tourism Dirham) the deal includes a one-night stay on either Thursday or Friday night, plus Friday brunch for two at the hotel’s Trader Vic’s restaurant and bar, access to the pool and private beach and 20 percent off all food and drinks throughout your stay. Normally priced at Dhs375 per person, the Trader Vic’s brunch runs from 12.30pm to 4pm on Fridays, featuring Polynesian-inspired dishes served to the table. The rate also includes early check-in from noon, plus breakfast the next morning. And with rates starting from Dhs350 per room per night (based on two sharing) on weekdays, including breakfast, you might even fancy starting the weekend a little early.
Cheeky Tiki Staycation Dhs749 for two people (per room per night). Until September 30. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, JBR, firstname.lastname@example.org (04 318 2111).
This Dubai Marina hotel has two awesome summer staycation deals. Starting from Dhs599, the ‘License to Chill’ staycation deal is valid throughout the week and includes an overnight stay for two, early check-in or late check-out, access to all the hotel’s five-star facilities, two hours of free-flowing house beverages at the pool bar, and breakfast for two at either Accents Restaurant & Terrace or in your room. Sounds lovely. There’s also the ‘Make it a Social Weekend’ deal. Valid on Friday or Saturday and with prices starting from Dhs699 staycationers can enjoy an overnight stay for two, early check-in or late check-out, access to all the hotel’s five-star facilities, a roast with all the trimmings for two at Marina Social and breakfast for two at either Accents Restaurant & Terrace or in your room.
From Dhs599. Ongoing. Dubai Marina, www.icdubaimarina.com (04 446 6669)
InterContinental Dubai Festival City has a cool family staycation from Dhs399 per room per night that includes plenty to keep the little ones entertained. The Suite Playcation package, which is in partnership with Toys R Us meaning kids can expect to find lots of fun surprises when they open the doors to their family room, includes a free upgrade to an InterContinental Suite, as well as breakfast either in your room or in all-day dining restaurant Anise. Lunch or dinner is also included and you can choose to have room service (a good option with little ones) or to book a table for the fam in Anise, and early and late check-ins are also an option. In addition, kids under 12 eat for free during your stay and baking activities with the hotel's chefs are on the menu too.
From Dhs399 per room per night. Ongoing. InterContinental Dubai Festival City, Dubai Festival City, www.ihg.com (04 701 1111).
Rates at the five-star beach hotel start from Dhs396 per night and staycationers will also receive the full price of the stay back in credit to spend in the resort’s restaurants, bars and across select activities and experiences. While some facilities remain closed for now due to government directives, experiences include horse riding, tennis, squash, badminton, clay pigeon shooting at the JA Shooting Club and golf on the 9-hole, par 35 championship standard golf course with floodlit driving range. The deal is valid for UAE residents only so don’t forget to pack your Emirates ID. When booking on www.jaresortshotels.com, just punch in the promo code ‘UAESTAY’ and the offer is all yours.
From Dhs396 per night. Ongoing, www.jaresortshotels.com.
Jumeirah Al Qasr is offering a special deal to unwind among its lush rooms this summer. With room rates stating from Dhs990 per night, expect a complimentary breakfast, as well as a choice of either lunch or dinner at any of the hotel’s selected venues. Strict precautionary social distancing rules will be put in place in public spaces in the hotel.
From Dhs990 per night. Ongoing. Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim, jumeirah.com/jumeirahalqasr (04 364 7555).
The beachside destination has re-opened with a new Ultimate Staycation offer. where guests can take in the sun along with private two-kilometre beach, along with a free breakfast and lunch or dinner at select restaurants. Oh, and 40 percent off best available rates. Expect Nikkei cuisine at KAYTO, al fresco vibes at Rockfish, or opt for flavourful Greek specialties at Shimmers. The beach and restaurants all follow strict precautionary measures.
From Dhs1,230 per night. Ongoing. Jumeriah street, Umm Suqeim 3, www.jumeirah.com (800 58634724).
Right next to Jumeirah Al Naseem, Jumeirah Beach Hotel will also be offering an Ultimate Staycation package. Here, staycationers can take on one of two offers, with the first offering breakfast with a 40 percent discount on the best available rates, and the second offering a 30 percent discount as well as complimentary breakfast, in addition to lunch or dinner at selected restaurants. Jumeriah Beach Hotel also follows strict precautionary measures set in its restaurants and private beach.
Prices vary (from 40 percent off best available rates). Ongoing. Umm Suqeim, www.jumeirah.com (04 406 8500).
Head over to Old Dubai and take in the views of the Dubai Creek and Dubai skyline at Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, as it’s offering up to 25 percent off best available rates. That’s not all, as the special staycation package also offers daily breakfast for two, a choice of either lunch or dinner, room upgrades for Sirius members, early check-ins at 10am and late check-out at 3pm, plus exclusive benefits. The hotel will be strictly abiding to social distancing measures.
Prices vary (from 25 percent off best available rates). Ongoing. jumeirah.com/jchultimatestaycation (04 230 8555).
Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf
Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf’s Ocean Summerhouse featuring nine deluxe ensuite rooms and a private balcony may be what you’re after. Along with eary and late check-in and check-out, the summerhouse also has a traditional Majilis leading to an enclosed courtyard where staycationers can enjoy free daily sundowner beverages. Here, staycationers can take on one of two offers, with the first offering breakfast with a 40 percent discount on the best available rates, and the second offering a 30 percent discount as well as free breakfast, in addition to lunch or dinner at selected restaurants.
Prices vary (from 40 percent off best available rates). Ongoing. Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim, jumeirah.com/damultimatestaycation (04 364 7555).
Home to the Royal Residences, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray is offering a special rate on its luxury four- and –five-bedroom accommodations. Staycationers can enjoy relaxing in their own private pool, pick from plenty of options from its in-room dining along with a 24-hour butler service. Rates include Dhs3,500 per night for a four-bedroom lagoon residence, and Dhs5,500 for a five-bedroom seafront residence. Staff will all follow strict precautionary measures.
From Dhs3,500. Ongoing. West Crescent, Palm Jumeirah, jumeirah.com/jumeirahzabeelsaray (04 453 0000).
JW Marriot Marquis Dubai is now offering two special deals, which offer inclusive dinners at top restaurants – quite literally. The world’s tallest five-star hotel has reopened, and is offering two special deals, including a fittingly named city suite-cation and a penthouse offer with skyline views of the city. For the first, staycationers can expect an overnight stay in a corner suite, with in-room breakfast for two along with dinner for two at either Tong Thai, Prime68, La Farine or in-room. As for the penthouse suite skyline stay, which is spread across two floors, there will be an in-suite breakfast, along with a three-course dinner and a bottle of grape at Prime68 or in-suite. The city suit-cation deal is pried from Dhs300 for two, while the penthouse is from Dhs3,000.
From Dhs600 (City Suit-cation), From Dhs3,000 (penthouse offer). Ongoing. JW Marriot Marquis, Business Bay, Dubai, www.marriott.com (04 414 0000).
Dubai’s Mandarin Oriental Jumeira has launched a top staycation deal for summer. The offer includes a load of perks including early check-in at 11am and late-check out at 4pm. Staycationers will also be treated to a welcome drink of their choice upon arrival that can be enjoyed in the comfort of their room. The offer includes breakfast at the hotel’s beachside brasserie, The Bay. Rates start from Dhs1,600 per night and include a daily credit of Dhs185 for rooms and Dhs365 for suites than can spent throughout the swish resort.
From Dhs1,600. Ongoing. Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Jumeirah, www.mandarinoriental.com/dubai (04 777 2222).
The JBR hotel is reopening on June 18 and is offering 50 percent off rooms. Restaurants West Beach Bistro and Lounge, The Back Door and The Falls Café are also reopening. You’ll get the discount if you book through all.accor.com.
Prices vary. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach, JBR, all.accor.com.
Nomadic desert experience Nara Escape is offering desert retreats to UAE staycationers. Open every Thursday, Friday and Saturday for reservations, travellers and families in small groups can head to the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve to take on a unique ‘safari experience’. Along with uninterrupted views of the Arabian desert from the Nara campsite, guests can expect to tuck into a fusion menu.
Dhs550 (adults), Dhs350 (kids under 16 years old). Open Thu-Sat (reservations required). Ongoing. Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, Al Ain Road, www.nara.ae (050 336 7909).
One&Only Royal Mirage
This classy hotel in Al Sufouh has a special UAE staycation beach escape deal. Prices start at Dhs1,500 and include breakfast and resort credit of Dhs500. You’ll also get early check in and late check out, and there’s a range of rooms and suites to choose from. Plus the hotel has a private beach.
From Dhs1,500+++. Until Sep 30. One&Only The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, www.oneandonlyresorts.com (04 399 9999).
Set at the far end of the Western Crescent on Palm Jumeirah, this exclusive resort is offering a special deal for summer. Starting from Dhs1,950, the hotel deal includes a night’s stay, breakfast, early check in and late check out plus Dhs500 towards food and drinks. Restaurants at the hotel include Stay Yannick Allenó, One&Only as well as 101 Dining and Lounge.
From Dhs1,950+++. Until Sep 30. One&Only The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, www.oneandonlyresorts.com (04 399 9999).
Radisson Blu Dubai Media City
An all-inclusive staycation package featuring unlimited house beverages at ICON and Certo from check-in until check-out, breakfast, Friday brunch at ICON and a six-course Italian lunch in Certo on Saturday, plus early check-in from noon and late check-out at 4pm.
Dhs998 per couple (per room per night, Friday-Saturday stay). Ongoing. Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai Media City, email@example.com (04 366 9119).
This hotel has offer that will see you get two rooms for the price of one and Italian cooking lessons at top Italian restaurant BASTA!. The deal runs until December 28, and those who book a room from Dhs499 will get a second room completely free. The offer also includes learning to make traditional Italian pastas or pizzas at the hotel’s restaurant BASTA!
From Dhs499. Until Dec 28. Marasi Drive, Business Bay www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/dxbbb-renaissance-downtown-hotel-dubai (04 512 5555).
Rove Hotels Dubai
Rove Hotels Dubai has launched a ‘Pass In On’ initiative. If you book yourself a staycation, you’ll receive a free staycation to gift to a loved one. The deal includes a one night’s stay with breakfast at any of the Rove Hotels across Dubai, plus another equal stay to give to a friend, all for just a pocket-friendly Dhs199. With five locations across Dubai including Dubai Marina and Downtown Dubai, you’re also spoilt for choice when it comes to location. Bookings need to be made before Saturday July 18 and the offer is valid on stays up to Wednesday September 30. If you want to take advantage of this top deal, click here to book your staycation. Upon check-in you’ll receive a voucher to gift to your friend of choice. It’s as simple as that.
From Dhs199. Locations vary across Dubai, www.rovehotels.com/hotel-offer .
Sofitel Downtown Dubai
This centrally located hotel is doing a “Stay 2, Pay 1” promotion until the end of September, where guests can get two rooms for one night, or two nights in one room, with rates starting from Dhs699 per room per night. Guests also get 30 percent off food and drink during their stay.
From Dhs699 (excluding fees and taxes). Until September 30. Sheikh Zayed Road, Downtown Dubai, firstname.lastname@example.org (04 503 6666).
The hotel is offering up a special staycation deal where you’ll get breakfast included from Dhs399. Enjoy a stunning view over the racecourse, plus you’ll get 25 percent off dining too.
One night will set you back Dhs399, while if you book two nights you’ll save 20 percent on your stay, and rooms start at Dhs319. Looking for a longer stay? Book for three nights or more to save 25 percent on your stay, with rooms starting at just Dhs299 per night.
As well as breakfast in your room or at Farriers Restaurant and the 25 percent F&B discount, you’ll also get a free stay for two kids up to 12 years old, free cancellation up to 6pm on arrival day and full access to the gym and infinity pool. Always get hungry on your staycation? Book a room from Dhs499 a night and you’ll get Dhs200 back to spend on food and drinks. There are also rates that include a round of golf for Dhs524.
From Dhs399. Ongoing. The Meydan Hotel, Nad Al Sheba (04 381 3333).
This summer, UAE residents get exclusive rates at this beachfront resort. With prices starting from Dhs750 per room per night (excluding fees and taxes), based on two adults sharing, stays include breakfast and dinner for two adults, plus 25 percent off across the hotel’s restaurants and bars. The deal also includes early check-in from 11am, and late check-out until 4pm, plus kids aged up to 12 years stay and dine for free.
From Dhs750 per room per night (excluding fees and taxes). Until August 31. The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, JBR, email@example.com (04 399 4000).
The beachside Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah has reopened its doors for all staycationers, and it comes with two top deals. The resort is running the ‘Dream Away’ deal which gives staycationers up to 20 percent off best available rates. There’s also the ‘Best of Waldorf Staycation’ offer, where guests will get Dhs200 per day to spend at the resort when booking a room or suite. Each of the offers come with early check-in and late check-out, 24-hour cancellation with no deposit and a free upgrade to the next room category. Sounds like a deal to us.
Prices vary. From Tue Jun 23. Ongoing. Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jumeirah, www.waldorfastoria3.hilton.com (04 818 2222).
Abu Dhabi EDITION
Fancy a getaway? The Abu Dhabi EDITION has launched a summer staycation deal for UAE residents. Head along to the trendy boutique hotel and you can check in to a Deluxe Marina room for a night’s stay with a great package. Rates start from Dhs700 and as well as enjoying views over Al Bateen marina from your room, two guests can enjoy breakfast, dinner at Alba Terrace, a luxury bath set up, yoga and a Hammamii spa gift. They had us at breakfast and dinner to be honest.
From Dhs700+++. Ongoing. Abu Dhabi EDITION, Al Bateen (02 208 0000).
Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi
Head to Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi and you can take advantage of a great staycation deal. Rates for an overnight stay at the hotel start from just Dhs275 and Dh325 if you want to include breakfast. All you need to do is use the booking code ‘SafeHome’ and you can also take advantage of late check out at 3pm the next day, 20 percent discount on room service and a complimentary upgrade to a deluxe room.
From Dhs275. Until Sep 30. Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi, Khaleej Al Arabi Street (02 596 1234).
It doesn’t much more lavish and luxurious than the Emirates Palace and this summer you can book a stay for less with the Summer at the Palace offer. Pack your bags and head along the Corniche and you can check into the fancy hotel for the night and enjoy a breakfast at Le Venedome. Go on. Spoil yourself.
From Dhs990. Until Sep 30. Corniche West (02 690 8888).
Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi
This impressive hotel in the capital has a deal that’s perfect for families that need two rooms. The second room will be half price if you book both together. It’s available for all room types until September 30 and you’ll get the discount at check in.
Prices vary. Until Sep 30. Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi, Sultan Bin Zayed The First Street, Abu Dhabi, dusit.com/dusitthani-abudhabi (02 698 8888).
Pack your bags and head between the bridges to enjoy a relaxing staycation at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr. The beautiful hotel is running a UAE residents’ deal until the end of the year that includes a 20 percent discount on all restaurants, gym and beach access as well as two hours free at the kids club for little ones.
From Dhs640++. Until Dec 31. Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Khor Al Maqta, (055 239 7806).
Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi
The Four Seasons is synonymous with luxury and you can expect no less at the hotel at Al Maryah Island in Abu Dhabi. If you’re after an out-of-this-world stay but don’t want to break the bank, you’re in luck, as all UAE residents can get 30 percent off the standard room rate and 30 percent off food and spa for the duration of your stay. All you need to do is book over the phone, and present your Emirates ID at check-in.
From Dhs485. Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi (02 333 2222).
Jumeirah At Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi
Expect early check-in at 10am and check out late at 3pm, complimentary breakfast either within the hotel restaurant or dine in-room, along with 20 percent off dining and beverages and access to a private stretch of beach. Two options are available, with the first offering breakfast with a 40 percent discount on the best available rates, and the second offering a 30 percent discount as well as complimentary breakfast, in addition to lunch or dinner at selected restaurants. The hotel will be following strict social distancing guidelines at its restaurant, private beach and public areas.
Prices vary (from 40 percent off best available rates. Ongoing. Etihad Towers, West Corniche, Abu Dhabi, jumeirah.com/jumeirahatetihadtowers (02 811 5888).
Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana
Head along to Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana and you can take advantage of their summer staycation offer. Book two nights at the hotel and you can get a 50 percent discount off room rates, so, effectively, you’ll get one night free. Plus, guests can also take advantage of 15 percent discount on food and beverages at the resort. With a private beach that’s now open to guests you can even dip your toes in the sand and swim in the sea to keep cool in the heat. The offer is available until October 4, so you’ve got all summer to pack your bags and head there for a stay.
Prices vary. Until Oct 4. Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana, Corniche West (02 657 0000).
Le Meridien Abu Dhabi
Le Méridien Abu Dhabi has launched a summer staycation package that’s perfect for a city break. There are two packages to choose from depending on what you’re after. Book in for a staycation and two adults can enjoy an overnight stay, beach access, late check out and Dhs250 credit to spend on food and beverages for Dhs525++. Fancy getting your fill of brunch? The brunch staycation packages offers an overnight stay, beach access, late check-out and access to brunch for two adults for Dhs599++. Plus, with both packages, kids under the age of 12 go free. To brunch or not to brunch? That is the question.
From Dhs525++. Le Méridien Abu Dhabi, Al Zahiya, www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/auhmd-le-meridien-abu-dhabi (02 644 6666).
Gather the family for a staycation or book a short stay for couples at Rosewood Abu Dhabi and you can enjoy all the perks until the end of December. The UAE resident package includes ten percent discount on standard room rates, 35 percent discount on suites, discount on food and beverages, free in-room or restaurant service breakfast, early check-in and late check-out.
Rates vary. Ongoing. Al Maryah Island AbuDhabi.Reservations@rosewoodhotels.com (02 813 5550).
Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel and Resort
Head along to the resort and two adults can enjoy a day on the beach with access to a room for the day for Dhs299, with Dhs150 to spend in credit. Want to throw in an overnight stay? You can enjoy pool access, an overnight stay and breakfast for Dhs499++, for two adults, inclusive of a late check out and Dhs250 to spend at the resorts venues. That’s a pretty good summer deal if we say so ourselves.
From Dhs195. Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel and Resort, Corniche East, www.marriot.com (02 677 3333).
Southern Sun Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi
Book in for a stay in the heart of Abu Dhabi and you can enjoy a night away from home at Southern Sun Abu Dhabi. The inviting hotel package includes a night’s stay and breakfast for two adults and two children to the age of 12. Also included in the package is access to the hotel’s pool and gym.
From Dhs330 per night. Ongoing. Mina Street, Al Zahiya (02 818 4888).
The Westin Abu Dhabi Resort & Spa, Abu Dhabi
The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort and Spa has launched a staycation package that’s perfect for golfers. Book in for a stay and you can enjoy a round of golf and breakfast for Dhs390 per golfer. Plus you’ll also get 40 percent discount off of food and drinks at the hotel during your stay. That’s not a bad deal if you ask us.
Dhs390 per person. Ongoing. The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort and Spa, Sas Al Nakhl (02 616 9999).
Offering you the chance to enjoy a short stay away, Telal Resort in Al Ain has launched staycation deals for UAE residents. The Adventure Getaway deal offers an overnight stay for two adults and one child, a camel riding experience and quad biking experience, plus access to all the sporting facilities for Dhs525+++. Looking for something less adventurous and more intimate? The Romantic Desert Escape includes an overnight stay for two adults with breakfast as well as a romantic set up in-room feature decorations and chocolate strawberries for Dhs835+++. Plus, for the summer, residents can enjoy 10 percent discount on resort activities and 20 percent off all spa treatments. Better start packing your bags.
From Dhs525.Ongoing. Telal Resort, Al Ain, www.telalresorts.ae.
Yas Island Rotana, Abu Dhabi
You can’t think about Abu Dhabi without thinking about the Grand Prix, and the Yas Island Rotana is just minutes away from the track as well as plenty of other attractions, meaning it’s a great place to stay if you want to explore the UAE’s capital. Rates at the hotel start at Dhs315 per night this summer, and the discounted rate will last until September 30.
From Dhs315. Until Sep 30. Yas Island Rotana, Abu Dhabi (02 656 4000).
Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort and Spa
The Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort and Spa has launched a special summer ‘shortcation’ offer, with free adventure activities. Until Monday August 31, all guests who book a three-night stay will get two activity passes to either the Suwaidi Pearl Farm or any of the bucket list adventure experiences at Jebel Jais Adventure Peak. The choice is yours. Each room comes with a daily breakfast, along with complete access to the resort’s multiple plunging pools and a two kilometre private beach.
Dhs890 per night. Until Mon Aug 31. Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort and Spa, Al Mairid, Ras Al Khaimah, www3.hilton.com (07 229 8844).
Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort & Spa, Ras Al Khaimah
If you’re looking to spend some time on the beach, a 1.5km private sandy stretch is a pretty great option - and that’s exactly what you’ll get from the Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort & Spa. There are plenty of options, from rooms to villas, and rates start at Dhs400. If you want to take your relaxation to the next level, there’s also a spa on site for you to take advantage of.
From Dhs400. Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort and Spa (07 228 8844).
Rixos Bab Al Bahr
All-inclusive hotel Rixos Bab Al Bahr reopens on July 20 and it’s offering stays from just Dhs750. The hotel on Ras Al Khaimah’s Al Marjan Island is following socially distancing rules and has a 450m private beach, as well as eight swimming pools. There’s also a kids’ aquapark if you’re travelling with family. The deal includes watersports as well as meals at Rixos Bab Al Bahr’s 14 restaurants and bars.
Plus, the hotel is taking part in RAK’s “Shortcation” programme, where you’ll receive two free tickets to attractions including Jais Flight, Jais Sky Tour, Jais Sky Maze or Suwaidi Pearls Farm when you book three nights or more.
From Dhs750. From Jul 20, ongoing. Ras Al Khaimah, www.babalbahr.rixos.com (07 202 0000).
The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert is offering a special family-friendly deal this summer. The Ritz Kids Rangers deal includes a three hour kids’ programme, plus breakfast and kids’ lunch.
Prices vary. Until Dec 30. Wadi Khadeja, Ras al Khaimah, www.ritzcarlton.com.
If you’re looking to absorb a bit of culture while on your holidays this year, The Chedi Al Bait might be the perfect spot for you thanks to its location in the Heart of Sharjah near all the art galleries. As part of its staycation deal, you can choose between a free upgrade to the next available room category, or Dhs200 to spend on food at the hotel.
From Dhs700++ per night. The Chedi Al Bait, Sharjah, Heart of Sharjah (06 502 5555).