Capital Centre Arjaan - Family deal
For parents worried about keeping the kids entertained, Capital Centre Arjaan has the answer. Take them to Yas Waterworld and Ferrari World for free, since the hotel is offering dual pass tickets to adults for both as part of its Discovery Adventure deal. The package also includes 15 percent off food and beverages and Swedish, Balinese or hot stone massages, plus a late check-out until 4pm.
From Dhs375 per person, per night. Until December 31. Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street, Abu Dhabi, www.rotana.com (02 495 4444).
Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island - 20% off
Book a short trip to this plush hotel right on the waterfront, since when you stay for at least two nights you’ll get a 20 percent discount on your room rate.
Prices vary. Ongoing. Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi, www.fourseasons.com/abudhabi (02 333 2222).
Fairmont Bab Al Bahr - 36-hour package
If the thought of dragging yourself to the check-out desk after your staycation fills you with dread, don’t sweat it, Fairmont Bab Al Bahr will let you stay for a full 36 hours. As well as a room for two, you’ll get a Friday brunch at CuiScene, breakfast the next morning, lunch for two at Poolside and a late check-out at 6pm.
From Dhs1,399. Until December 31. Khor Al Maqta, Abu Dhabi, www.fairmont.com (02 654 3333).
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Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort - Free upgrade
As soon as you arrive at this five-star hotel you’ll be struck by its unique design. Set amid a network of lagoons, there really is nothing like this place in Dubai. The whole Anantara experience is made all the more enjoyable thanks to the Short Breaks Special, which means if you book a two-night stay you’ll get a free upgrade, 20 percent off your dining and oil massages, as well as a relaxing late check-out at 4pm.
From Dhs1,340. Until December 31. Palm Jumeirah, www.dubai-palm.anantara.com (04 567 8888).
Fairmont Dubai - Clubbers’ deal
After dancing the night away at one of Dubai’s premier clubs, the last thing you want to do is then queue for a taxi back to the capital. Don’t bother. Book Fairmont Dubai’s VIP Package with Cavalli Club Experience and you’ll get a room for the night, a three-course dinner at The Exchange Grill, VIP entry to the club for two people and breakfast in the morning. You will never want a normal night out again.
From Dhs950. Ongoing. Sheikh Zayed Road, www.fairmont.com (04 332 5555).
Jumeirah Zabeel Saray - GCC offer
This opulent Ottoman-inspired hotel has a variety of restaurants and bars as well as a pristine private beach. GCC residents can enjoy 15 percent off the room rate, unlimited access to Wild Wadi Waterpark and the facilities of the Talise Ottoman Spa, a daily breakfast and the chance to catch a movie in the hotel cinema.
Prices vary. Until December 31. The Palm Jumeirah, www.jumeirah.com (04 453 0000).
The Oberoi Beach Resort Al Zorah - Introductory rate
The newest addition to the Ajman hotel market is this grand beach resort nestled within 247 acres of protected forests, with white sand beaches, azure lagoons and lush, green mangroves. Although it’s not within everyone’s budget, if you book soon you can enjoy a special introductory rate.
From Dhs1,500 per room, per night. Until May 25. Al Zorah, Ajman, www.oberoihotels.com (06 504 4888).
Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel - Get credit
Tucked away between the Hajar Mountains and the Sea of Oman, this beachfront retreat has a number of great deals on offer so you can enjoy one of its 250 luxurious rooms or suites at a price that won’t deplete your savings. The Discover With You package not only includes a deluxe room but also breakfast for two, a one-hour kayaking trip for two and US$100 (Dhs367) credit per room, per night.
Prices vary. Until December 31. Al Bustan Street, Muscat, Oman, www.ritzcarlton.com (+968 2479 9666).