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Ramadan and Eid escapes

Take advantage of aome great travel deals this summer

Abu Dhabi
‘Triple it up’ with Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi
Take advantage of great-value packages starting from Dhs333 this summer and Ramadan period. Stay in a double deluxe room including buffet breakfast, in-room high-speed wireless internet and buffet lunch or dinner. Alternatively, those fasting during Ramadan can enjoy the same package including iftar buffet and in-room suhoor.
Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Khalifa Street, www.leroyalmeridienabudhabi.com (02 674 2020).

Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas

For bookings of a minimum of two nights until September 14, 2013, guests can enjoy an extra night free. This special summer promotion allows up to two children under the age of 12 with two paying adults to stay free of charge, and also includes complimentary breakfast, lunch and dinner when accompanied by two paying adults. In addition, a 20 percent discount is available in all restaurants and bars, as well as on treatments at Atarmia Spa. In addition, special rates for the hotel’s luxurious and spacious suites start from Dhs3,000++ per night during the summer season.
Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas, Saadiyat Island, abudhabi.park.hyatt.com (02 407 1234).

Yas Viceroy GCC residents offer

GCC residents get 15 percent off the hotel’s best available rate as well as numerous complimentary benefits, including free access to Yas Beach, free shuttle service to Yas Island attractions such as Yas Waterworld and Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, free Wi-Fi and free access to the dedicated children’s pool and adult-only pool.
Yas Viceroy, Yas Island, www.viceroyhotelsandresorts.com (02 656 0700).

Chill at Monte-Carlo Beach Club

Take advantage of the Monte-Carlo Beach Club’s special summer rates valid until September 15, 2013, with day passes starting at Dhs175. And kids enjoy access for free.
Monte-Carlo Beach Club, Saadiyat Island, www.montecarlobeachclub.ae (02 656 3500).
Rest of the UAE
Ramadan at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray
Throughout the summer, UAE residents can avail a special spa, restaurant and stay package, starting from Dhs1,499. This includes complimentary breakfast or suhoor, late check-out, either lunch, dinner or iftar, a traditional Turkish hammam experience for two, access to Wild Wadi Waterpark and more. In addition, GCC residents can take advantage of the Jumeirah Summer Breaks offer, benefitting from ten percent off the best available rate including breakfast or suhoor for two and complimentary access to Wild Wadi Waterpark. And if you’re really feeling flush, between now and September 30, 2013, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray is offering guests an exclusive deal on its Lagoon Royal Residences, with prices starting from Dhs6,500++ per night including breakfast or suhoor.
Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, www.jumeirah.com (04 453 0000).

Ramadan Nights at Shangri-La Hotel Dubai

Head to Dubai and treat yourself to special rates from Dhs750 per night (excluding tax) at the Shangri-La Hotel Dubai between July 9 and August 7, 2013. The offer includes an iftar buffet at three of the hotel’s outlets, Marrakech, Dunes Café or Al Bader Ballroom, as well as complimentary wired and wireless internet access.
Shangri-La Hotel Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, www.shangri-la.com/dubai (800 0600 0201).

Summer deals at JW Marriott Marquis Dubai

Throughout the summer, the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai is offering special rates, including three nights for the price of two when you book between now and September 10, 2013 (staying any time until September 13). Guests can also take advantage of 20 percent discounts and kids-eat-free deals at a number of the hotel’s restaurants as well as money off at Saray Spa with its 14 treatment rooms and Dead Sea floatation pool.
JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, Business Bay, Dubai, www.marriott.com (04 414 0000).

Ramadan in Hatta

Celebrate the Holy Month at Hatta Fort Hotel, a long-term favourite among UAE residents and visitors alike. Stay midweek (Sat-Thu) for only Dhs350 per person sharing per night, inclusive of suhoor or breakfast and iftar or dinner. Alternatively, stay on Friday for only Dhs450 per person sharing per night, inclusive of suhoor or breakfast and iftar or dinner. Offer valid from July 8 to August 7.
Hatta Fort Hotel, Hatta, www.jaresortshotels.com (04 809 9333).
Oman
Ramadan at Zighy Bay
Six Senses Zighy Bay’s Ramadan Kareem package is priced at US$539++ per night (based on two adults). The package includes: daily breakfast in Spice Market or suhoor in your villa; daily iftar in Spice Market; access to the Ramadan tent; access to tennis, pétanque and beach volleyball courts; laundry pressing on arrival; complimentary use of non-motorised watersports; access to steam, sauna, ice cave and fitness centre; departure gift. The promotion is valid on bookings between July 7 and August 6, 2013. In addition, treat yourself to the ‘Beauty of Ramadan’ package at the resort’s award-winning spa, priced at US$253 for two and a half hours, available only during Ramadan and Eid-al-Fitr.
Six Senses Zighy Bay, Musandam, Oman, www.sixsenses.com/resorts/zighy-bay (+968 2673 5888).
Qatar
Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels
Make your way to Doha to take advantage of exclusive summer promotions at the Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels Arumaila, Musheireb, Al Mirqab and Al Najada until September 15, 2013 (with the exception of Eid). The package includes refreshments aboard a traditional dhow, the convenience of early check-in and late check-out and unparalleled access to all recreational facilities. In addition, guests staying for longer than three nights are provided an added value of QAR300, valid at any of the seven dining outlets within the hotels. The offer also includes complimentary Wi-Fi and valet parking services.
Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels, Doha, www.swbh.com (+974 4433 6666).

By Time Out Abu Dhabi staff

Time Out Abu Dhabi, 3 July 2013