THE LATEST LOCAL HOTEL DEALS
There are benefits to going old-school and booking your hotel stays over the phone this year – Coral Beach Resort Sharjah has launched a Book Direct and Get More promotion that gets guests a free breakfast, lunch or dinner for bed and breakfast bookings, an upgrade to a sea-view room and a late 4pm checkout. Bed and breakfast rates start from Dh435; call 06 522 9999.
Rixos The Palm Dubai (above) has a DSF offer so you can shop and then drop into one of their luxurious rooms. The DSF room offer includes daily breakfast, a free room upgrade on arrival and 20 per cent off all spa treatments. There’s more – kids eat for free at all eight in-house restaurants and lounges in the resort throughout the stay and resort will also arrange for a water taxi to Dubai Marina Mall, so you beat the terrestrial traffic on your way to the next shopping spree. From Dh1,000 per night; offer is valid until January 27 and is for a minimum three-night stay. Visit thepalmdubai.rixos.com to book.