You don’t have to jet away from Abu Dhabi this summer thanks to the brilliant deals on offer at the capital’s best hotels.
Whether you’re after fun for all the family, a tranquil sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of city life or want to live it up at a hotel overlooking the Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix track, you can do it all right here in the emirate.
So pack away your passport and get set for some five-star luxury, served up Abu Dhabi style.
Family offer: Al Ain Rotana
Book yourself a five-star quality family day out in the Garden City of the UAE. The plush hotel is offering a brilliant Discovery Escape deal, starting with buffet breakfast for two adults and two kids below six years old at Zest restaurant, followed by tickets for the whole brood to Al Ain Zoo.
From Dhs499 per room, per night. Until December 31. Sheikh Zayed Road, Al Ain www.rotanatimes.com (03 754 5111).
Free night: Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri
They say the best things in life are free, and we happen to agree. Stay for three nights at this tranquil Arabian Sanctuary and you only have to pay for the first two. The lush garden landscapes, pristine beaches and relaxing pools we’ll have you in a good mood anyway, but saving a few dirhams can broaden any smile.
Prices vary. Until September 30. Khor Al Maqta, www.shangri-la.com (02 509 8888).
20% off: The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi Grand Canal
Getaways don’t come much grander than this. Now you can savour all the glitz of The Ritz for less during the summer. Escape to the luxurious beach resort for at least three days and you will benefit from 20 percent savings on your room rate (30 percent if you’re a member) as well as a daily buffet breakfast from Giornotte and up to 30 percent savings off your bill at selected restaurants in the opulent hotel.
From Dhs600 per room, per night. Until August 31. Al Maqta, www.ritzcarlton.com (02 818 8888).
Dining deal: Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi
One of the most iconic hotels in the UAE is serving up a sizzling summer offer. Book a stay at the glittering spot and you will receive Dhs150 dining credit to use at any of Yas Viceroy’s ten eateries or on in-room dining.
From Dhs549 per room, per night. Until September 30. Yas Island, www.viceroyhotelsandresorts.com (02 656 0000).