HOL­I­DAY IN THE UAE

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Tak­ing to the moun­tains and beaches of RAK this sum­mer comes with an ex­tra set of perks be­sides the beau­ti­ful views – the Wal­dorf As­to­ria Ras Al Khaimah has a spe­cial UAE res­i­dents of­fer go­ing so you can in­dulge in a stay­ca­tion too. Cop 20 per cent dis­counts on room rates, free ac­cess to the kids club with per­son­alised cook­ies and a glass of milk for lit­tle ones at turn down, and ac­cess to the swim­ming pools and beach. The pack­age also in­cludes break­fast and lunch or din­ner. From Dh1,020; call 07 203 5555.

The Emi­rates Palace ho­tel in Abu Dhabi is com­bin­ing a clas­sic sum­mer get­away – the water­park – with a fun stay of­fer. Swim and Stay of­fer in­cludes Yas Water­world bronze tick­ets for two kids and two adults each, break­fast for the fam­ily and ac­com­mo­da­tion. Un­til Septem­ber 24. Call 02 690 9000.

Rotana prop­er­ties are cel­e­brat­ing their 25th an­niver­sary with a 25 per cent dis­count on ac­com­mo­da­tion and F&B out­lets across all their ho­tels and re­sorts, in­clud­ing their UAE ho­tels. Valid un­til Septem­ber 3; visit rotana.com.

Danat Jebel Dhanna Re­sort has a stay of­fer that’s all things for all peo­ple – the Dh399 per night pack­age in­cludes 30 per cent dis­counts on wa­ter sports for thrill seek­ers and mas­sage treat­ments for leisure hun­ters and kids can get cre­ative with cook­ing and dec­o­rat­ing classes. In­cludes break­fast too. Valid un­til Au­gust 31; call 02 801 2222.

More for less is the sum­mer mantra at Dusit In­ter­na­tional ho­tels thanks to their Bonus Night En­core pro­mo­tion – you get the third night free when you book three con­sec­u­tive nights at one of the par­tic­i­pat­ing ho­tels. The good news is ho­tels in the UAE are part of the of­fer too! Visit dusit.com for de­tails.

The four-star Ti­lal Liwa ho­tel has an of­fer that makes the idea of spend­ing a broil­ing week­end in the Empty Quar­ter desert highly ap­peal­ing. The Sum­mer Pack­age starts from Dh249, in­clu­sive of break­fast and lets you stay in rooms over­look­ing the ho­tel’s lush gar­dens. When the weather gets too hot to han­dle slip into the tem­per­a­ture­con­trolled swim­ming pool to cool off. While you’re there, grab their 25 per cent dis­counts on spa treat­ments and in-house din­ing. Call 02 894 6111.

FRESH NEW AM­S­TER­DAM ITIN­ER­ARY

You’ve tip­toed through Am­s­ter­dam’s tulips and ped­alled past its many canals on cy­cles; give your next trip to the Nether­lands a sparkling new twist with the Con­ser­va­to­rium ho­tel’s Shiny Sum­mer Pack­age – the two nights’ pack­age in­cludes a tour of the 19th cen­tury Gas­san Di­a­monds fac­tory where you can in­ter­act with gem­stone ex­perts and see the pre­cious gems take form from rough stones. The pack­age also in­cludes a pri­vate canal boat trip, a Delft Blue shop­ping ex­pe­ri­ence that will ed­u­cate you all about the tra­di­tional blue-and-white Dutch pot­tery style and an af­ter­noon tea ex­pe­ri­ence. From Dh3,342 per night. Call +31 20 570 00 00 or visit con­ser­va­to­ri­umho­tel.com.

SAY YES TO SAUDI

Hol­i­dayed in Oman more times than you can count? There’s an­other friendly neigh­bour you can visit – Saudi Ara­bia. In the cap­i­tal, Riyadh there’s plenty to do, from ex­plor­ing it’s many ar­chae­o­log­i­cal sites such as the Mas­mak Fort, the five old gates to sight­ing a pieces of outer space at the Na­tional Mu­seum of Saudi Ara­bia where the ‘Camel’s Hump’ me­te­orite frag­ment re­sides. The Al Faisaliah Ho­tel in Riyadh is run­ning a sum­mer of­fer per­fect for those who want to stay in the city for long and dis­cover it at leisure – the pack­age opens up the five-star ho­tel’s rooms from Dh978 in­clu­sive of your very own per­sonal but­ler. Valid un­til Septem­ber 10; call +966 11 273 2222.

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