Here's how to splash out on a top staycation in the UAE this summer

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Here's how to splash out on a top staycation in the UAE this summer

Address Boulevard
Imagine looking out from one of the highest destinations in the world. Well, why imagine when you get a complimentary dinner and tickets to At The Top, Burj Khalifa when booking your stay at Address Boulevard? Starting at Dhs2,346, you’ll stay at the  Boulevard Suite, kitted out with modern tech and lavish décor, along with sweeping views of Dubai. If you’re a U By Emaar member, you’ll also get ten percent off best available rates.
Dhs2,346 (without club access), Dhs2,794 (with club access). Ongoing. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashed Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (04 423 8888).

Al Wadi Desert resort
Explore the great outdoors at this 1,235-acre reserve. Gather survival skills, learn about rare species out in the desert, go on a camel caravan or just chill out in your private pool.
From Dhs2,000 per villa. Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/uae/al-wadi-desert/offers.

Atlantis The Palm
Are you ready to take your taste buds on a foodie adventure? Atlantis The Palm has just the escape with its “A Taste of Adventure”, and it offers a little extra for the thrill-seekers. UAE residents who book a two-night stay at Dubai’s iconic hotel will not only get a special 15 percent discount on rooms, but they’ll also get a complimentary “Taste of Hakkasan” set menu experience for two. The world-famous Chinese chain restaurant has tonnes of tasty dishes, so it’s a great deal for foodies. And to top it all off, guests will get unlimited access to Aquaventure Waterpark, filled with more than 30 exciting slides and rides including the scream-inducing Leap of Faith, along with The Lost Chambers Aquarium with more than 65,000 marine animals to admire.
From Dhs2,576 (prices vary). Ongoing. Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2000).

Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi
If it’s a golfers’ staycation you’re after, the Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi will provide. Wake up to a buffet breakfast to fuel you for the day, then head out and tee off on one of the capital’s 18-hole golf courses. That handicap isn’t going to get better by itself...
From Dhs1,100. Ongoing. Al Zahiya Area, Abu Dhabi (02 697 9000).

Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island
From shopping at upscale centre The Galleria, to swimming in a pool with unobstructed views of the Abu Dhabi skyline, there are plenty of reasons to stay at the Four Seasons Hotel at Al Maryah Island. Stay two nights or more and you’ll get 20 percent off your room rate thanks to its “Abu Dhabi Getaway” offer.
From Dhs1,126 (prices vary). Until Dec 31. Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi (02 333 2222).

Jumeirah Beach Hotel
If you’re one of those staycationers who would love to spend the holiday at a sprawling waterpark day in, day out, you need to book yourself a stay at Jumeirah Beach Hotel. For a four-night stay at this five-star resort inspired by the sea and sand, guests will get unlimited access to one of the region’s best waterparks, Wild Wadi Waterpark. With more than 30 different thrilling rides and attractions themed around the tale of Juha, a known character from Arabian folklore, families could easily spend the day sliding down slippery slopes or soaking up the sun on a lounger. But that’s not all the hotel is offering, as guests will get a ten percent discount on best available room rates, up to Dhs1,470 to be used as room credit, along with access to its fitness and spa facilities. Splashing fun awaits.
Dhs1,394 per night. Until Dec 19. Umm Suqeim, Dubai (04 348 0000).

One&Only Royal Mirage
Drift into the weekend in style – that’s what the One&Only Royal Mirage Resort wants you to do in its DRIFT in style package. Enjoy 20 percent off best available room rates and get free access to luxury beach club DRIFT Beach Club. Perfect for relaxation.
Dhs1,260. Until Sep 31. Al Sufouh, Dubai (04 399 9999).

Raffles Dubai
Take a step back from the bustle of the Dubai and chill out for a minute – you deserve it. And where better to do so than with a view of the city skyline? This five-star hotel in Oud Metha is offering guests a special staycation to spoil them. Kick-start your day with a breakfast at Azur packed with morning favourites and healthy options. You’ll even have a 24-hour personal butler service to attend to your every whim. That’s not all, as staycationers will also get free access to the exclusive Club Lounge, offering high tea, canapés and mixed drinks. And the best part? The luxurious suite to unwind in. This “Short and Suite” escape is for those who need to take a step back and be thoroughly pampered.
From Dhs2,295. Ongoing. Oud Metha, Dubai (04 324 8888).

The Meydan Hotel Dubai
Looking for something super swanky? You’re in luck. The Meydan Hotel is dishing out a whopping 40 percent discount on suites. There are three suites to choose from – the panoramic suite that stars stunning views of the famous Meydan racetrack below, the presidential Meydan Suite, which peers out across to Burj Khalifa, along with the presidential duplex suite. The latter has two floors featuring two master bedrooms, an expansive living room, private library and a dining room that can accommodate eight. That’s not either, all the discount offers guests a buffet breakfast at Farriers and exclusive access to the club lounge.
From Dhs1,259. Ongoing. Al Meydan Road, Nad Al Sheba, Dubai (04 381 3231).

V Hotel Dubai, Curio Collection by Hilton
A night’s stay for two with a three-course dinner at Korean fusion restaurant Namu and two tickets for Dubai’s marvellous aquatic show, La Perle – all for Dhs1,200? Booking this brilliant offer at V Hotel Dubai in Al Habtoor City is a no-brainer.
Dhs1,200. Ongoing. Al Habtoor City, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 436 5544).

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