Escape the city with a break at the Oceanic Khorfakkan Resort & Spa – a serene sanctuary tucked into one of the headlands on the UAE’s east coast and just 90 minutes from Dubai. Enjoy amazing vistas of the seascape and rugged Hajar Mountains from the resort’s new beachfront villas plus a wide range of water sports from snorkelling to kayaking at the Blue Sea Diving Centre. From Dh850 per night including breakfast (valid until July 27). Water sports from Dh75. Call 09 2385111 or visit www.oceanichotel.com.