Staying in the UAE for the Eid break has its own benefits – such as super staycation deals and summer packages
Hatta is hot right now, not just for the sizzling summer temperatures but because of the major tourism boom it’s enjoying – Eid weekend is just the opportunity to explore the mountain region’s new cycling routes, trekking trails, the Hatta dam and stunning mountain vistas. The newly renovated Hatta Fort Hotel (above) organises kayaking trips to the dam; guests can also try their hand at archery and a round of mini-golf. Deluxe Mountain View Rooms from Dh469; visit jaresortshotels.com.
Escape to the seaside with the Danat Jebel Dhanna’s Eid offer – the five-star hotel in Abu Dhabi is opening up its rooms during the festive weekend from Dh649 including a buffet breakfast for a family of four. And that’s not all: There’s a 20 per cent discount on F&B and wellness and beauty treatments thrown into the mix. Call 02 801 2222.
The Jumeirah Al Qasr resort (right) has a special UAE residents offer for Eid Al Fitr. Bag yourself a 10 per cent discount on best available room rates along with free breakfast then take your pick of lunch or dinner in over 60 restaurants. The offer also includes access to the private beach, entry to Wild Wadi Waterpark and Wi-Fi. Call 04 364 7555.
Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi (left) has a special Summer at the Palace offer that gets you rooms with a 25 per cent discount and daily breakfast at the hotel’s Le Vendôme Brasserie. Valid until September 24. Rooms from Dh1,069. Call 02 690 8888.
The St. Regis Abu Dhabi (above) has two Eid offers – the Suite Temptation package includes a stay in a suite, a 60-minute spa experience, access to the Nation Riviera Beach Club and daily breakfast, from Dh1,950. The Family Package has a superior room and a second room at half the price, beach, kids’ club and daily breakfast. Rooms from Dh707. Call 02 6944444.